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Intramural official awarded for hard work

Valdosta State Intramural Sports Team Leader Jarrode Davis has recently been selected to referee in the National Flag Football Championship at Texas A&M University. Davis, who is in his third year with the VSU intramural staff, earned his spot by being one of the top four officials at a recent flag football tournament at the University of Central Florida. Jarrode ...

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Blazers season extinguished in 30-23 loss to UNA

The VSU football team (6-4) saw their season come to a disappointing end last Saturday when they allowed No.13 North Alabama (8-2) to steal a playoff spot, defeating the Blazers 30-23 at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Lion’s receiver Wes Holland scored the game winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter, leaving less than a minute remaining in the game. That 12-play drive ...

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Blazers must beat UNA to save season

Following two tough conference losses the Blazers football team is faced with a must win situation against the University of North Alabama Saturday. Against West Georgia and for the second game in a row, VSU took a lead late into the fourth quarter, only to give up a go-ahead touchdown with little time remaining. The loss dropped VSU to 6-3 ...

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Blazers basketball is back

Having lost 68 percent of their offense since last season, the men’s basketball squad is looking for new talent to step up. Despite losing so much scoring, the Blazers were still voted to finish second in the conference by the GSC coach’s rankings. VSU returns just five players from last year’s squad—second leading scorer Tristan Steele, Sidney Harris, Josh Sparks, ...

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Club team spotlight: Women’s lacrosse

VSU had a new sport join the school in the Fall of 2010 when the women’s lacrosse team was founded. And since then they have attempted to further VSU’s winning tradition in the athletic department. The lacrosse team has recruited girls from many different sports and sprinkled in a few veteran players to build one of the bigger club teams ...

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Blazers tennis dynamic duo wins big again

Valdosta State tennis dynamic duo Luis Loeffler and Christian Hansen won the USTA/ITA small college championship last Sunday in Mobile, Ala., adding another championship to VSU tennis’ already impressive trophy case. The pair claimed championship honors after defeating Brian Chow and Richard Meyer of Williams College 6-3 and 6-2. In the longest match of the day, the duo began the ...

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