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Matthews gives time to community and football

­­­ The Blazers football team has contributed countless hours of volunteer work, and helped boost the morale of Valdosta State through their continued dedication, and loyalty to the red and black. Junior Middle Linebacker, Chas Matthews has contributed many hours to community involvement, where he volunteered for the Red Cross Blood Drive, Habitat for Humanity, and was a celebrity reader ...

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Intramural Sports off and running in 2010

The intramural season officially kicked off Aug. 29 with flag football. A week after flag football’s initial game, two-pitch softball and cricket – which makes its debut as a VSU intramural – start their respective seasons. Also new to VSU intramurals is the use of completely online sign-ups and scheduling. Students and faculty can sign up at www.imleagues.com. After registering ...

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Jimmy Coy Named Starting Quarterback

As the new VSU football seaso­­n ra­pidly approaches, the Blazers have their man that will be calling the signals for the offensive unit this season. Redshirt junior quarterback Jimmy Coy— who entered fall camp as the No. two quarterback on the depth chart behind senior Russ Callaway— was named the starting quarterback less than 24 hours after Callaway went down ...

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Blazers Ready for New Competition

Since Aug.9 the members of the VSU football team have been hitting the same opponent—their teammates. On Sept. 4 that will change when the Blazers welcome the Wingate Bulldogs to Bazemore-Hyder Stadium to begin the 2010 season. “We are ready. I am fired up,” running back David Arnold said. “I keep it fired up (at practice) though. I challenge the ...

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Two Lady Blazers Make Preseason All-Gulf South

From Staff Reports Valdosta State’s stellar duo of outside hitters Irene Hannan and Ruthie King were named to the 2010 volleyball preseason All-Gulf South Conference team. Freshman setter Hope Ripsam was named a 2010 Top Newcomer. Valdosta State was one of just two schools from the GSC East to place multiple players on the preseason team. West Florida led the ...

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Blazers Look to return to National Prominence in ‘10

Football season is nine days away. That means fans will quickly pack Drexel Park and the surrounding streets of Bazemore-Hyder Stadium to tailgate for the famed red and black of Valdosta State University. The tailgaters and fans are expecting to see a team that can rebound from a disappointing 6-4 season last year. The fans want to see a team ...

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Lady Blazers split double-header

The Lady Blazers split a double header with the University of West Florida on Sunday, winning game one 5-0 and coming up short in game two 4-2. Even with the mental errors and struggle at bat, junior Holly Satterfield was able to improve her pitching record to 22-2 on the season by pulling through in the first game against the ...

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