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Lady Pirates cruise by Lady Blazers

A rimmed out April Thomas trifecta separated Valdosta State from pulling out a comeback against Christian Brothers Saturday night in the P.E. Complex. Back in action following a tough loss to No. 12 Delta State on Thursday, VSU fell to CBU 67-60, in a game that saw a tale of two halves for VSU. CBU came out of the gates ...

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Blazers rout Pirates, West Florida next up

The Blazers rode the hot hand of their senior, David Murray, as Valdosta State rolled over Christian Brothers 84-65 Saturday night in the P.E. Complex. Playing with a heavy heart, Murray shot a perfect 7-for-7 from the field in the second half en route to a career-high 32 points. The Birmingham, Alabama native played despite news of the death of ...

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Lady Blazers to host Lady Pirates tonight

After a tough loss to No. 10 Delta State Thursday night, the Lady Blazers look to rebound against Christian Brothers tonight in the P.E. Complex. CBU (5-4, 9-6) enters Saturday’s contest hoping to extend their winning streak to three. The Lady Pirates conference record puts them one place above VSU (9-6, 4-5) in the standings. Despite going up against a ...

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Wolves host Blazers in GSC matchup

The Valdosta State Blazers (9-3) look to get back on track against the struggling West Georgia Wolves (10-5) tonight in The Coliseum. The Wolves have lost four in a row after a 10-1 start, while the Blazers have gone winless on their current four-game road trip. In VSU’s loss to Union, the Blazers set season-lows in points (54), three-pointers made ...

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Kugbila becomes first Blazer drafted since 1997

Valdosta State former offensive guard Edmund Kugbila was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the fourth round (108th overall pick) of the 2013 NFL Draft on Saturday. Kugbila becomes the first Blazer drafted since 1997 and the highest drafted player in VSU history. “It feels amazing,” Kugbila said. “I’m just so blessed right now, God just working magic. I can’t ...

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Former Blazer golfer returns to familiar course

Written by Chris Kessler   Valdosta State alum Brent Witcher is beginning to making a name for himself in ranks of professional golf. The former Blazer will be competing in the South Georgia Classic this week. Witcher will return to the South Georgia Classic for the fourth time. In last year’s Classic, Witcher was able to make the cut for ...

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Biased Americans accuse Muslims

Written by James Washington   Tragedy struck our nation on April 15 when two bombs effectively ruined what was normally a joyous event. Three lives were lost, over 175 others were injured and countless others were affected at the conclusion of the Boston Marathon. The relief efforts have been enormous, showing how our nation can come together in a time ...

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