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Blazers run away, yet again

1,066 days. That’s how long it has been since the Shorter University Hawks have scored against the Valdosta State Blazers. That opportunity will have to wait, once again. A season ago, the Blazers traveled to Shorter, dismantling them 52-0. Saturday’s game was like déjà vu. The Blazers ran up the score behind their rushing attack against the Hawks, pitching a ...

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Preview: Blazers eyeing fourth straight victory

The VSU Blazers have feasted on their first three opponents, but this week’s game looks more like an appetizer. After an upset win over West Alabama last week, the Blazers find themselves in great position for another early Gulf South Conference victory, facing the troubled Shorter University Hawks. Last season, the Blazers shut out the Hawks 52-0 on Nov. 11. ...

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Column: Blazers Building Momentum

The Blazers have been rolling to begin their season, slamming their competition in Albany State and Fort Valley State. The fire-power offense that the Blazers possess is something that they did not have last season when they went 5-4. It appears that they have found stability at the quarterback position with Redshirt Sophomore, Rogan Wells. Wells led the team in ...

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Former VSU star returns during ‘Dine with the Blazers’

On Wednesday, VSU athletics held their annual “Dine in the Blazers” at the Blazer Sports Grille. This allows VSU students to get up close and personal with the Blazer athletes as seasons are beginning to creep up. The VSU football team was the main attraction of the event as they are preparing for their season opener against rival, Albany State ...

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Blazer Pantry: Campus Service Program Newly Named “Drop-n-Shop” Provides for Blazers in Need

Food insecurity and funding for professional interview clothing are factors affecting more than 40 percent of all college students nationwide. At VSU, over 20 percent of the student body can relate to one or both of these factors. These statistics, along with others, motivated the VSU Department of Student Leadership & Volunteer Services to involve student volunteers to assist in ...

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Blazers unblemished at home this season

There’s no place like home and for VSU Men’s Basketball, that statement couldn’t be truer. Currently, the Blazers hold a 13-2 record this season which places them No. 2 in the Gulf South Conference standings. The Blazers grabbed win No. 13 in a 101-78 rout of the Mississippi State Choctaws on Tuesday night. The Complex was energized from beginning to ...

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Lady Blazers stay perfect after torching tournament opponents

This past weekend, the No. 8 ranked VSU Lady Blazers basketball team defeated Fort Valley State and Albany State in lopsided affairs. The Lady Blazers faced Fort Valley State in the season opener on Friday night and took home an 87-53 win. Preseason All-GSC member Madi Mitchell was inactive for the game due to a leg injury but her teammates ...

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VSU’s behind-the-scenes heros

All heroes don’t wear capes, or in this case, helmets and pads. The VSU football equipment team has been working tirelessly this semester to make sure the team is settled in their new gear. The team received new jerseys, pants and cleats this season. Features of the new Nike jerseys includes more airflow with mesh netting on the neck and ...

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Andrew delivers conference playoffs in first season

Navigating the conference championship won’t be easy, but Blazer Soccer is still miles ahead of where they were last year. The 2016 season was not very nice for the Blazers. The team finished the season with a 1-11-5 record, having its only win against Delta State. Offensively, the team struggled greatly, scoring only 12 goals with just six assists in ...

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Blazers need the long ball to upset No. 19 Delta

A strong passing attack may be just what the doctor ordered this weekend for the Blazers. The Blazers will travel to Mississippi with intentions to upset the No. 19 ranked team in the nation, Delta State. The Statesman are 6-1 on the season and are the second seed in the Gulf South with a 4-1 conference record. Quarterback Rogan Wells ...

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