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Column: Most Valuable Blazer

Josh: After plenty of pondering, I’ve decided that my pick for Most Valuable Blazer this year will be VSU Shooting Guard Beau Justice. Throughout his career at VSU, Justice has improved year after year and is coming off a sensational junior season. The thing about my pick is that I don’t have to do much reasoning—just look at his body ...

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Defense, special teams lift Blazers over Falcons

Book the tickets to Texas. Valdosta State defeated Notre Dame of Ohio in the Division II playoffs semifinal 30-24 to advance to the national championship. In the most grueling offensive game yet the Blazers found a way to rise once again. The Falcons forced the Blazers to tally a season low 329-yards of total offense as the Blazers were disrupted ...

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Blazers need ‘Black Swarm’ to best Falcons

Let’s take a walk through history. A team goes undefeated in the most vaunted football conference in the nation. Breaks the single season scoring record in that conference and is the nation’s top scoring offense. In post season action they outscore opponents by a margin of 127-37 and the team still hasn’t played their best football yet. At least not ...

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Blazers ready to punch ticket to Texas

This Saturday marks the NCAA Semifinal matchup between Valdosta State and Notre Dame of Ohio. The Blazers are favored to beat the Falcons and move on to the Championship game in Texas. However, the Falcons will come into Valdosta with hopes of upsetting the best team in the nation or putting up a fight at least. The Blazers put on ...

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What’s Your Take: The ‘Bama of Division II

Midway through the season I predicted that the 5-0 Blazers would run the table and finish the regular season undefeated. I was right, but if you watched the team, you’d know that my Running the Table column was just stating the foreseeable future. Now Valdosta State is preparing to light up the scoreboard again when they face Notre Dame of Ohio ...

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Air time is on the Blazers’ radar

The 7-0 Blazers are one of, if not, the most athletic teams in the Gulf South Conference, but they want to go much higher. Their plans to become the best show in the GSC will come by splash plays and sending the crowd into a frenzy. At the Complex, that is the norm. Whether it’s Desmond DeRamus speeding down the ...

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Lady Blazers avoid third consecutive loss, down Lady Bucs

Three times the charm. After falling in three straight games, the Lady Blazers came away with a 67-53 victory against Gulf South Conference opponent, the Christian Brothers Lady Buccaneers. The Lady Blazers and Lady Bucs got off to a competitive game, ending the first quarter with VSU up 16-14. Once the second quarter begun, the Lady Blazers began to blow ...

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Blazers’ versatility defeat Dieball’s Bucs

Bribing the Blazers isn’t the way to go. On Saturday, the Blazers (7-0) got into their stances and suffocated the Bucs (5-2) from tip off, leading to an 84-71 win. Christian Brothers could not buy a basket as every shot was contested heavily. The Blazers covered every centimeter of the floor as they flew around defensively. The Bucs’ trademark Princeton-style ...

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Blazers blast bears, advance to semifinals

The Blazers are one more win away from punching their ticket to the national championship after torching Lenoir-Rhyne 61-21 in the NCAA quarterfinals. It was arguably the most dominant performance by Valdosta State all year long as they poured in 34 points before the half while the Bears could only squeeze seven points. Offensively, the Blazers looked like the greatest ...

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History in Thirty

Scoring usually leads to wins. Now it leads to history. This Saturday, the Blazers will play Lenoir-Rhyne in the NCAA Quarterfinals. If the Blazers score 30 points, they will become the highest scoring team in Gulf South Conference football history. That’s a small “if,” as the Blazers have built a season long resume that could ensure that making history won’t ...

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Paint Party: Jones break out game, Blazers 6-0

No napkins needed. The Blazers began Gulf South Conference play on Thursday night as they defeated the Union Bulldogs 91-80. The paint was the center of attention, yet it was messy. Darrell Jones came up big for VSU, posting season-highs with 19 points, eight rebounds, and five assists. At 250-pounds, Jones showcased his versatility by stepping outside to drain two ...

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