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Once more: VSU wins GSC crown, avoids Argos comeback

In the nippy November air, the VSU Blazers held onto the ball for the last three-and-a-half minutes to secure the 26-21 victory and the Gulf South Conference championship for back-to-back seasons against the West Florida Argonauts. Both teams entered the game undefeated in conference play, so whoever left Bazemore-Hyder Stadium with a victory would also hoist the illustrious trophy It ...

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Blazers home finale picked for NCAA football showcase

The Blazers will finish the regular season in style. The home finale football game against West Florida, scheduled for Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium, has been selected for the Division II Football Showcase, announced by the NCAA on Oct. 28. This will be the second time VSU has been televised on the Division II Football Showcase this ...

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Three keys to victory versus Florida Tech

Florida Tech is coming to town for Blazer homecoming football. The top ranked VSU Blazers are rolling to start the season, going 6-0 and dominating each game from kick-off. The Blazers have a margin of victory of over 27 points per game. It’s been a complete effort for VSU, as the team ranks in the top 20 in both offense ...

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No. 1 Blazers extend winning streak to 20 games, rout Choctaws

VSU Blazers running back Jamar Thompkins does not breathe. It’s like he laces up the cleats, throws on all the padding and lines up in the backfield week in and week out. The Blazers needed all 149 rushing yards from Thompkins, as he shouldered the team to a 42-17 victory over the Mississippi College Choctaws on Oct. 5 at Bazemore-Hyder ...

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Here’s 10 facts ahead of Blazers versus Choctaws

Before the Blazers (4-0) and Mississippi College (2-2) kick off at 2 p.m at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium, here are 10 notes to be aware of: In the all-time series between the Blazers and Choctaws, VSU leads 10-8-1. The Blazers currently ride a nine-game win streak heading into today’s matchup, most recently defeating the Choctaws in Clinton, Mississippi 63-42 on September 29, ...

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Column: Blazers conclude regular season with perfection

Blazer Nation awaits a true competition. Through the first four games, the Blazers are unbeaten, and don’t seem like they’ll give in any time soon. Also, riding an NCAA Division II 19-game win streak, expect that amount to increase in the coming weeks. Here are my predictions of the last six weeks of the regular season. Oct. 5 Vs. Mississippi ...

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One-sided: Hawks have unlucky history against Blazers

Lopsided. That’s one word to describe the football history of the Blazers versus Shorter. Since their first matchup in October of 2012, Shorter has found it nearly impossible to defeat the Blazers. In seven games all-time, the Blazers are undefeated against the Hawks. In their most recent matchup which took place at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium on Sept. 9, 2018, the Blazers ...

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Perfect Fit: Blazers football sit atop DII rankings

If you are not first, you’re last. For quite some time, the Blazers haven’t felt what it was like to be at the bottom. Not even second. The Blazers entered the 2019 season on a 15-game win streak. Now with three victories in, it doesn’t seem like the excitement and winning ways to slow down anytime soon, as they sit ...

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Three takeaways from Blazers versus Panthers

There was Albany State. Then, there was Ohio Dominican. Both couldn’t stand a chance versus the Blazers. Ohio Dominican just happened to be the latest victim, losing 48-21 at the hands of the Blazers firework show. The Blazers amassed 587 toal yards through the air and 260 yards on the ground. Passing was the sentence, running was the exclamation point. ...

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Dangerous: Blazer’s ground game, home victory against Panthers

Beware. Actually, witness. The No. 1 VSU Blazers (2-0) have steamrolled through their competition for a school-record 17 consecutive wins, last losing to West Alabama on Nov. 4, 2017. The Ohio Dominican Panthers (1-1) were the victims on Saturday night, losing 48-14 to the reigning defending champion Blazers in their home opener. The company which powers Bazemore-Hyder Stadium must’ve took ...

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