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Blazers must beat UNA to save season

Following two tough conference losses the Blazers football team is faced with a must win situation against the University of North Alabama Saturday. Against West Georgia and for the second game in a row, VSU took a lead late into the fourth quarter, only to give up a go-ahead touchdown with little time remaining. The loss dropped VSU to 6-3 ...

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Pierce leads the swarm in 22-21 victory over UWA

The No. 12 ranked Blazers welcomed No. 22 West Alabama into Bazemore-Hyder Stadium for a highly anticipated conference game on Homecoming weekend. The game did not disappoint, as VSU came back to win a 22-21 thriller. West Alabama held a 21-16 lead with 5:25 remaining until junior cornerback Matt Pierce took an interception 85 yards for a touchdown to give ...

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Blazers aim to scorch Tigers Saturday

For the second straight week, VSU made the trek into Arkansas. However, the Blazers left feeling much better about themselves than in the previous week as they ousted Ouachita Baptist by a 40-13 score. The win gives the team confidence heading into conference play but the biggest question coming out of Saturday; will Coach David Dean march out a different ...

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Football suffers first upset

The VSU football team traveled to Arkansas-Monticello last weekend riding a high of momentum following its advancement up the polls to the number four Division II team in the country; however, the excitement would be short lived as the Blazers were upset 23-9 by the Boll Weevils. The Blazers entered the fourth quarter up by a 6-3 score however Arkansas-Monticello ...

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Muleriders coming to Titletown

After two close, gut-wrenching victories to start the season, the VSU football team headed north to face unbeaten, No. 6 ranked Albany State. In another nail biter, the Blazers defense came up big at the end to preserve a 30-27 victory, moving VSU to 3-0 on the season. For the third consecutive week, the “Black Swarm” of defenders from Valdosta ...

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Black swarm strikes again in 24-17 win

The Blazer’s defense and special teams kept the game tight with a few clutch plays while the offense struggled to produce in a 24-17 victory over Newberry. Coach David Dean’s defense made an early statement when Ryan Smith intercepted Newberry quarterback, Bryan Ehrlich on their second drive, but the Blazers failed to score. However, the VSU defense took the scoring ...

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Starting QB still undecided

This time last year, the Blazers went into the season with Jimmy Coy solidified into the starting quarterback spot. However, that experiment quickly came to an end. Throughout the season, Coach David Dean had three different guys take snaps under center. Dean has taken a more subtle approach to naming the starter this year. VSU enters game week without publically ...

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Sam Posey follows her family tradition

It is not often that VSU is represented on “SportsCenter” and other major media outlets around the country. It is also not often that a softball player hits for the cycle or hits four home runs in one day.

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Smoltz enters ‘Brave’ new world of golf

The last time ex-Braves great John Smoltz took the mound was September 2009 for the St. Louis Cardinals. Nearly two years later, the former Cy Young award winner is taking a different set of skills into Valdosta. Smoltz will be competing at Kinderlou Forest, the home golf course to VSU’s golf team, this weekend in the Nationwide Tour’s South Georgia ...

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Lady Blazers looking ahead to No. 1 Alabama-Huntsville

Another busy weekend for VSU softball brought familiar results.  The Blazers played three series against North Alabama, West Alabama and Albany State. VSU swept all three teams while only giving up a total of three runs the entire weekend.  Coach Thomas Macera’s club moves to 31-6 on the season, heading into a series against No. 1 ranked Alabama-Huntsville, who boasts ...

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