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VSU looks to win back Peach Basket in final bout with West Georgia

Saturday’s Battle for the Peach Basket will be unlike any other in the series. That’s because it will be the last such matchup between the No. 17 Blazers (9-1, 6-1 Gulf South Conference) and the West Georgia Wolves (6-3, 5-2 GSC). In what has become an increasing trend across college athletics, conference realignment will bring an end to the fierce ...

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Editorial: Colleges Should Help Service Voter Registration Efforts for Students 

 With the city and county elections underway, and the upcoming presidential election around the corner, most college students unfortunately face significant challenges when trying to register to vote.  Part of being in college is about getting ready for adult life. Being an adult, voting is one of the biggest freedoms and privileges.  Many college students, especially those out of state, are ...

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Lessons learned from VSU’s exhibition loss to Florida State

The VSU men’s basketball team got their first dose of in-game experience Sunday in an exhibition against Division I competition in the Florida State Seminoles. The Atlantic Coast Conference power defeated the Blazers 90-67 thanks to second-half swoon that saw the Seminoles outscore the Blazers 54-38. The exhibition pitted two longtime head coaches against each other. Blazers head coach Mike ...

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Column: What I learned from F.I.R.E.’s Free Press Workshop

As Americans, we are taught that we have an inalienable right and responsibility to free speech written into our Constitution. However, many students are unsure of how to use this right to change the world for the better. One group that is well-versed in their First Amendment rights are journalists, but even they need a push in the right direction.   ...

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Defensive grudge match awaits as Blazers travel to West Alabama

The race for the playoffs has heated up in Valdosta as the Blazers enter the final stretch of the regular season. In the latest NCAA Super Region 2 rankings, VSU clocked in at No. 3 in between Gulf South Conference foes Delta State and West Florida. The Blazers (8-1, 5-1 GSC) will be looking to protect that spot as they ...

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Wolves claw Blazers in Red Clay Rivalry

In what could be the final chapter of the Red Clay Rivalry, the West Georgia Wolves women’s volleyball team came away with a win on a frightening Halloween night against the VSU Blazers in a clean sweep. The Wolves snapped their six-game losing streak and moved to 12-12 on the season as they looked dominant in the win. Senior outside ...

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Blazers stun West Florida with late game heroics from Sammy Edwards

The legend of Sammy Edwards continues to grow. The junior quarterback led a clutch drive late in the fourth quarter finding sophomore wide receiver Ted Hurst for a 28-yard touchdown pass in the final minute. After West Florida’s Griffin Cerra’s 51-yard field goal attempt sailed wide right at the buzzer, the Blazers (8-1, 5-1 Gulf South Conference) escaped Pensacola, Florida, ...

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VSU, West Florida clash with GSC title hopes on the line

West Florida has had VSU’s number as of late. The Argonauts have won three straight in the series dating back to a stunning 38-35 upset over the Blazers in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Division II playoffs. The No. 24 Blazers (7-1, 4-1 Gulf South Conference) will be looking to reverse that trend on Saturday when they face ...

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VSU announces findings in baseball coach investigation

VSU officially announced the conclusion of its investigation into accusations of discrimination within the baseball team, finding wrongdoing on the part of the head coach and offering reinstatement for a former player. Head Coach Greg Guilliams was previously accused of racial discrimination regarding a player’s hair length in August. However, a committee led by VSU’s Office of Human Resources found ...

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Blazers look to tame Wolves in regular season finale

VSU’s women’s soccer team (8-5-1) looks to take down their bitter rival, West Georgia (6-6-3), in their final matchup as conference foes on Friday, Oct. 27. With the Wolves making the jump to NCAA Division 1 Athletics next season, this will be the final time for the foreseeable future that both schools will matchup in soccer. On top of it ...

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