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Nothing less than a classic

Two rival teams, both with unblemished records, stand in the way of each other’s goal. No.5 Valdosta State will face No.3 West Georgia this Saturday in the regular season finale, and the anticipation is impossible to ignore. All year long, VSU has been the anomaly. Nobody foresaw this 9-0 freight train coming after their 5-4 finish in 2017. They’ve spoiled ...

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Blazers come home winners, Anderson captures individual title

Matt Anderson was the individual champion, Brock Healy came in second, and the Blazers completed a landslide victory at the Rio Mar Golf Club’s River Course Tuesday. Anderson won a college event for the first time in his career, after giving himself a four shot lead going into the final round Tuesday.  At a venue where putting is difficult due ...

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The Room of Arms

A common phrase goes that if you have two quarterbacks, you have none. The Blazers football team has three and they’re all pretty good in their own way. On Saturday Oct. 20, the Blazers improved to an impressive 8-0 on the season defeating North Greenville 44-21 on homecoming evening. The biggest take away from the matchup wasn’t how many points ...

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Column: Who will be the next great NBA star?

LeBron James, the best player to ever grace the hardwood, is heading into the final stretch of his career as he suits up for his 15th season. It’s time that we try to find who will be the next greatest player in the league after he departs from the game. These future prospects have the most potential to one day ...

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Preview: Blazers Golf travel to Puerto Rico

Coach Jared Purvis and Blazer Golf will return to Rio Grande, Puerto Rico this week for the first time since their win there two years ago, looking not only to defend their title, but also to end their fall season on a high note. The River Course, a 6,945-yard par 72 designed by Golf great Greg Norman, is one of ...

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Blazers rank second in initial NCAA rankings, seventh in AFCA Poll

This season, the undefeated Blazer football team has racked up a boatload of accolades and individual honors. Now, they sit second in the initial NCAA Division II Super Region Two rankings, released Monday afternoon by the NCAA.  The West Georgia Wildcats lead the first of three public rankings. Although the Blazers are unblemished on the season, West Georgia is posting ...

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No. 1 Barry dominate, No. 22 VSU still has work to do

At the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Golf Resort, No. 1 Barry University continued its pattern of dominance, winning its third tournament in as many appearances, this time by 24 shots over host West Florida. VSU showed us some of what had its supporters excited at the start of the season, but its 13th place finish also made known that the ...

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Bobcat Invitational gets Blazers’ strong effort

Just when it was time to deliver, the Blazers did – as a collective. Both men’s and women’s cross country squads had an energetic performance at the 2018 Bobcat Invitational Saturday morning, hosted by Georgia College, in Milledgeville, Ga. Among Division II schools that attended the meet, both VSU teams finished in the top ten as the men ranked No. ...

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Lewis breaking records in route to victory over Union

Junior Ashley Lewis is having a legendary season for Lady Blazers’ soccer, and it has lifted the squad to new heights. Friday evening, Lewis scored her sixth game winning goal of the season, breaking the Valdosta State single-season goals record and the single-season points record in a 3-1 victory over the winless Union Bulldogs at the VSU Soccer Complex. The ...

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Coach Peacock Serves as Inspiration to Blazer Football

The VSU Blazers football team has seen a multitude of success on the field this season, but on the sidelines, they have to endure a life battle of one of their coaches. Back in September, Tight End/Full Back Coach John Peacock was diagnosed with cancer. Doctors went to remove the tumor, but they found that it had spread and an ...

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