VSU senior finishes at Nationals for first time since 1978

Dec 12th, 2014 | By

Written by Lia Armistead.  Valdosta State University was represented in the NCAA Cross Country Championship last Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky, by senior Jesse Prince, who placed 169th. Prince was the first person from VSU since 1978 to participate in nationals and completed the 10K course in a time of 33:17. “It took a little bit
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Blazer basketball takes down GSC foe

Dec 11th, 2014 | By

This story was written by Shane Thomas. The VSU Blazers (6-3, 1-2) rode the play of their seniors en route to a 75-70 victory over Lee University (6-2, 1-2) Wednesday night. The Blazers tied a season-high in field-goal percentage, shooting 50 percent overall in the win. Blazers head coach Mike Helfer pointed to his team’s
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VSU plays West Georgia in third round of D-2 playoffs

Dec 4th, 2014 | By

Written by: Alex Tostado   The No. 21 Valdosta State football team returns home for the third round of the Division-II playoffs. The Blazers will face No. 25 West Georgia Wolves, a Gulf South Conference opponent on Saturday at noon. VSU tamed the wolves fairly easily in October with a commanding 40-6 home victory. VSU
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Pride of VSU: Organization helps recruit football players

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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Written by: Allison Thorpe Football. America’s most loved sport. But all the tailgating, touchdowns, and tears hinge on one of the most tedious and thought-out processes of the game: recruiting. What many fans aren’t aware of is how a player chooses a school. Not only do coaches hunt for the best of the best to
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Students deserve academic forgiveness

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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Please forgive us. For many students, college is a big adjustment that comes with even bigger mistakes. Unfortunately, some of those mistakes include getting bad grades that will haunt us for the rest of our collegiate careers. The Academic Forgiveness Policy that SGA passed will allow student records to reflect only the highest grade that
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VSU to host events to liven holiday spirits

Dec 4th, 2014 | By
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    Written by: Lia Armistead The holiday season is upon us and VSU is hosting many events in the next week to help students, faculty and staff get in the holiday spirit while finishing the semester. VSU community members have an opportunity to help a child in need this holiday season by becoming a
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VSU hoops faces Lions, Chargers

Dec 4th, 2014 | By

This story was written by Shane Thomas.  The Blazers (5-1) begin Gulf South Conference play on the road tonight against the North Alabama Lions (3-3). The Lions, led by head coach Bobby Champagne, are the defending GSC champions. The Lions ended the Blazers season last year in the GSC tournament semifinals 88-79. The Blazers have
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VSU endures Southeastern, moves to 3-0

Nov 22nd, 2014 | By

This story was written by Shane Thomas.  The Valdosta State Blazers (3-0) took Southeastern University’s best shot and rallied to win 95-89 in overtime Friday night. Trailing by as many as 12 points in the game, the Blazers needed to scratch and claw to recover against an aggressive Southeastern attack. SEU kept the Blazers at
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VSU begins D-2 playoffs against UNA

Nov 20th, 2014 | By

Written By: Chris Webb Two months ago, No. 21 Valdosta State (8-2, 5-2) was coming off a demoralizing loss to No. 12 University of North Alabama (9-1, 6-1). Today, the Blazers are preparing for their first-round rematch against the Lions. With their backs against the wall, VSU proved all doubters wrong, finishing the season on
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VSU reaches NCAA tourney for first time in school history

Nov 20th, 2014 | By

Written By: Neil Frawley People like to say that when in Rome you’re supposed to eat cake. But when the Valdosta State Volleyball team went to Rome, Georgia, they were saying, “When in Rome…let’s be Gulf South Conference Champions for the first time in school history.” The Blazers proved they belonged in the conference’s elite
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