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VSU contemplates implementing another women’s sports program

  The Athletic Department has been working to bring more women’s sports teams to VSU. “Our goal is to test VSU against other institutions,” President Dr. Patrick J. Schloss said. “VSU is 63 percent female. We don’t share the same ratio of female opportunities in sports.”  Dr. Schloss and VSU Athletic Director Herb Reinhardt have been working to give male and ...

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Blazers excel with 3-pointers

 Last season, the VSU men’s basketball team mastered all kinds of ways to win basketball games. So far this season, the new-look Blazers are relying heavily on 3-point shooting to get them wins.  After falling to Saint Leo last Friday night in their season opener, the Blazers put together wins on Saturday and Tuesday night over No. 17 Rollins College, ...

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Lady Blazers hold on for first victory of the season

  The Lady Blazers basketball team opened the season Saturday in the Complex with a 60-53 victory over Edward Waters. Despite a late charge by Edward Waters, the Lady Blazers held on for their first victory of the season. Leading the way was Western Carolina transfer Brittany Ferguson, who finished with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Valdosta native Alisha Crawford, a ...

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Blazers look to tackle Williams, Tigers

When the season begins, every team has the same goal: win the conference and win a national championship.   For the No. 7 VSU Blazers, one of those goals has already been accomplished, as the famed red and black earned at least a share of the Gulf South Conference championship with a 31-13 victory over the West Georgia Wolves this ...

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Lady Blazers head to tournament

  The Lady Blazers Volleyball team wrapped up their regular season schedule this week with both a win and a loss. The team now will prepare for their second consecutive trip to the Gulf South Conference Tournament, where they will look to make a push to win the title.   The first of their two matches last week came against Saint ...

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Lady Blazers have new talent, same expectations

  The defending Gulf South Conference East Division champion VSU Lady Blazers are ready for the start of the 2010 season. The ladies will tip-off their season on Saturday night when Edward Waters visits the Complex.    There are a lot of question marks surrounding the team. Head Coach Kiley Hill has been put in a tough spot due to numerous ...

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New look Blazers start season with three returners

  The South Region’s best men’s basketball team from last season will hit the court Friday night for the start of a new basketball era at VSU.   The new look VSU Blazers will open up their quest for prominence when they welcome Saint Leo to the VSU Complex.  “I don’t think you ever change your goals,” Mike Helfer, head basketball ...

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Former Blazers continue success in the pros

 Some former Blazers end up as all-Americans, while some are fortunate enough to play professionally.  VSU has produced athletes that have been drafted to the NFL, some who play overseas or play arena football.  Some of the many Blazers who play professional ball include Richard Foreman, Mike Bowmen, Artie Ulmer, Mark Cantano, York Kurinsky, Richard Collier, Ced Dickerson, Brad Trout, ...

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Blazers look to secure GSC title

When the VSU Blazers take on the West Georgia Wolves at 2 p.m. at the Bazemore-Hyder Stadium Saturday, they will be playing for more than in-state bragging rights and the Peach State Basket.

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VSU basketball season set to start soon

 Beginning Nov. 12, the Blazers will start the season off by playing Saint Leo at 8 p.m.   I am extremely excited for the beginning of the season because VSU school spirit is at its finest.  The students pack the Complex with their red and black attire, while the basketball teams feel the presence of the students as they yell ...

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