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Scorching hot shooting leads Blazers past Shorter

The Blazers just couldn’t seem to miss against Shorter. Led by senior guard Mohamed Fofana’s 26 points, five assists and three steals, the Blazers (4-2, 2-0 Gulf South Conference) blew past the Hawks (2-3, 1-1 GSC) 101-62. Head coach Mike Helfer noted Fofana’s growth as a player, saying how he’s blossomed in his final season. “Last year, I felt like ...

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Lady Blazers trounce Shorter for first win of season

After facing a pair of top 25 teams to open up the season, the VSU women’s basketball team had a less daunting matchup with Shorter coming to town. After falling behind 23-16 in the first quarter, the Lady Blazers (1-2, 1-1 Gulf South Conference) outscored the Lady Hawks (0-4, 0-2 GSC) 55-21 en route to an 81-44 win. Head coach ...

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Double Dip: Blazers look to end season with second win over Shorter

In college football, it is rare for two teams to face each other twice in a season, let alone twice in the regular season. When the Blazers (4-6, 2-5 Gulf South Conference) take on the Shorter Hawks (3-7, 1-6 GSC) on Saturday, however, there will be an extra level of familiarity. The game, which is part of the GSC Playoff ...

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Blazers aim high for 2022-23 season

The VSU men’s basketball team is making their final preparations as the season draws near. The Blazers will tip off their season in the Division II Tip Off Classic in Lakeland, Florida, against Lincoln Memorial on Nov. 5 at 3:30 p.m. and then Hillsdale College on Nov. 6 at 3:30 p.m. The Blazers come into the new season after going ...

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Photos: Inside Blazer Madness

The VSU men’s and women’s basketball teams showcased their talents ahead of their upcoming seasons in Blazer Madness on Oct. 27 in The Complex. The event, which was open to the public, was kicked off by remarks from head coaches Mike Helfer and Deandra Schirmer. Players from both teams were also introduced and spoke during the event.   The men’s ...

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People Poll: What’s wrong with the Blazers?

The VSU football team has been having a hard time adjusting to the season and fans are really starting to notice. The Blazers have lost three straight games for the first time since 2013. Additionally, it is the first time they’ve had a losing record at any point of a season since 2017. Christian Vasquez, Freshman Business major, said “I ...

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Flame extinguished: Blazers fall to Choctaws on Homecoming

The Blazers’ defensive woes in the ground game reached a head at the worst possible time: on Homecoming. The Blazers (3-4, 1-3 Gulf South Conference) had no answer for the Mississippi State Choctaws (4-3, 3-1 GSC) and their triple option attack, falling 49-40 Saturday afternoon. The loss is the Blazers’ third straight, marking the first time since 2013 that VSU ...

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Blazers gear up for pivotal showdown against Choctaws on Homecoming

Homecoming seems to always define the Blazers’ season. This year, Homecoming could help the Blazers (3-3, 1-2 GSC) right the ship as the Mississippi College Choctaws (3-3, 2-1 GSC) come to town Saturday at 3 p.m. Conversely, it could also send the Blazers’ season into a nosedive. Head coach Tremaine Jackson understands just how important Homecoming is. “I always talk ...

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Top Homecoming games of the last decade

One of the biggest traditions VSU has to offer will be back as Homecoming week has returned. Though some are interested in the various activities during Homecoming week, others are interested in the capper of Homecoming week: the VSU football team’s annual Homecoming game. While Homecoming is meant to be a time where current and former alumni return to campus ...

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