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Box office turns up the heat with summer sizzlers

Written by: Chris Kessler For movie studios, summer is the biggest time of the year. Blockbusters filled with superheroes, sequels and superstar A-list actors will fill theaters for the next four months. To help you decide what you want see or skip, here are some of the biggest films of the summer. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that a ...

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Baseball nears end

With just two games remaining in the regular season, Valdosta State looks to get on track for the postseason and play winning baseball. The Blazers host non-conference opponent Thomas (26-16) this Saturday in a doubleheader. The Night Hawks, competing at the NAIA Division I level, should prove to be a tough test. VSU should embrace the chance to play a ...

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Baseball to go on road, look for win

Written By: Chris Kessler  Valdosta State (21-14, 12-10) heads north on I-75 to take on bitter rival West Georgia (13-23, 7-13) in a crucial weekend series. “West Georgia has got two real good arms that can beat anybody,” assistant coach Todd Guilliams said. “They’re playing at home, and it’s going to be tough for us.” The Blazers are in the ...

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VSU falls to ASU

Valdosta State’s weekend struggles followed the Blazers as they fell to Albany State 10-6. “Unfortunately this has been a reoccurring theme for us; we haven’t played well in what seems a couple weeks,” assistant coach Todd Guilliams said. “We’re shooting ourselves in the foot; it’s the same formula−bad defense and walks.” In the first inning, VSU put up four runs ...

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VSU edges Flagler in nail-biter, 6-5

Valdosta State baseball (20-10, 12-7) was back in action at Bill Grant Field last night against Flagler (18-16, 9-12). After taking a 3-2 lead in the first inning, the Blazers didn’t look back as they held the lead for the rest of the game, winning 6-5. VSU certainly didn’t go untested. With a 5-2 lead heading into the eighth, the ...

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“Non-Stop” Delivers

Written by: Chris Kessler Without Liam Neeson, international travelers would be doomed. “Non-Stop” is a perfect mix of Alfred Hitchcock suspense with Hollywood’s top action star, Liam Neeson, doing what he does best. Neeson stars as an air marshal aboard an international flight that has been threatened by terrorists. An anonymous texter tells Neeson that a passenger will die every ...

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Hollywood upgrades “RoboCop”

Written by: Chris Kessler After 27 years, a “Robocop” remake is a smart choice. Just like technology upgrades over time, the movie about a robot cop needed to as well. The original was praised for its special effects (in 1987 they were state-of-the-art), but they’re laughable compared to modern day effects. Visually, the remade “Robocop” is a masterpiece, but all ...

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‘Monuments Men’ a monumental flop

Written by: Chris Kessler Movies based on World War II are generally action-packed and violent, but “The Monuments Men” trades in bullets and guns for paintings and sculptures. “The Monuments Men” tells the true story of a group of men tasked with the mission of going into Germany to rescue artwork stolen by Hitler and the Nazis.   Not only ...

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Spectator Wrestling: A look back on this week

Written by: Chris Kessler CM Punk, the most unpredictable superstar in the WWE today, allegedly walked out on Monday. Punk has been pulled from all upcoming shows, and his contract ends in July. Numerous reports say Punk is burnt out and frustrated with the direction of the company. Punk has been extremely vocal throughout his career, especially against part-timers getting ...

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‘Copper Cloud Picnic’ wins art competition

Written by: Chris Kessler There’s one week left to see what pieces displayed in VSU’s Fine Arts Gallery will bring in the money. Matt Mitros, from Tuscaloosa, Ala., won $450 and first place in the Valdosta National 2014 All-Media Juried Competition for his sculpture titled “Copper Cloud Picnic.” In its 26th year, the competition had over 160 entries submitted by ...

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