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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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Pierce leads the swarm in 22-21 victory over UWA

The No. 12 ranked Blazers welcomed No. 22 West Alabama into Bazemore-Hyder Stadium for a highly anticipated conference game on Homecoming weekend. The game did not disappoint, as VSU came back to win a 22-21 thriller. West Alabama held a 21-16 lead with 5:25 remaining until junior cornerback Matt Pierce took an interception 85 yards for a touchdown to give ...

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Blazer Volleyball

The VSU Blazers will travel to Pensacola, FL this weekend to take on four teams in the Gulf South/Sunshine State Crossover Tournament. VSU is going in to the tournament looking to continue the strong play they’ve shown as of late. The Blazers dropped three straight matches before the group responded by sweeping their next six sets, resulting in two big ...

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Blazers aim to scorch Tigers Saturday

For the second straight week, VSU made the trek into Arkansas. However, the Blazers left feeling much better about themselves than in the previous week as they ousted Ouachita Baptist by a 40-13 score. The win gives the team confidence heading into conference play but the biggest question coming out of Saturday; will Coach David Dean march out a different ...

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Mills records eighth shutout of season in big 1-0 match victory

VSU forward Rebecca Miller scored the only goal in the women’s soccer 1-0 victory over South Carolina-Aiken Wednesday night, placing them at 9-3 on the season, 4-1 in conference play. Blazer Defender Lizzie Lohmar gave Miller the assist to finally give them the determining goal on their 12th shot. Although the Blazer offense wasn’t executing, their defense continues to come ...

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Football suffers first upset

The VSU football team traveled to Arkansas-Monticello last weekend riding a high of momentum following its advancement up the polls to the number four Division II team in the country; however, the excitement would be short lived as the Blazers were upset 23-9 by the Boll Weevils. The Blazers entered the fourth quarter up by a 6-3 score however Arkansas-Monticello ...

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