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Blazer Basketball debuts high in preseason conference polls

Blazer Basketball looks poised to pick up where they left off last year, the most successful season in collective Men’s and Women’s basketball history at VSU. The Men’s team compiled a record of 27-6 and won the regular season Gulf South Conference title. Head coach Mike Helfer was voted as GSC Coach of the Year and Jerimiah Hill was selected ...

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SGA grows in quality and quantity

A year ago SGA struggled to find a group of committed members to serve the student body. Now they have a plethora of new senators ready to serve the campus. At the weekly SGA meeting, the senate heard five new applicants to fill vacant senator seats. This came a week after president Maya Mapp swore in new freshman senators. Those ...

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Soccer stays golden against Statesmen

Blazer Soccer is golden after a double-overtime win against Delta State at the Soccer Complex on Friday night. The Blazers took 27 shots on the night, 14 of which were on goal. In the end, the only one that mattered was a chip shot by Ashley Lewis to end the game 1-0. The shot was Lewis’ second golden goal in ...

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Blazer soccer making statements in the GSC

They aren’t perfect, but they’re about as close as you can get. VSU soccer continued their hot start over the weekend. The team traveled to Alabama on last week to participate in a double-header of conference games. The team played the University of Alabama-Huntsville on Friday night and the University of West Alabama on Sunday afternoon. Last season, the team ...

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Irma disrupts VSU Athletics

In expectation of poor weather from Hurricane Irma, the football and soccer matches for Saturday and Sunday have been cancelled. Originally, VSU Football was slated to compete in the Okefenokee on Saturday at 7 p.m. in Waycross against Fort Valley State University. Kickoff time was changed to 3 p.m. in hopes of salvaging the contest. However, it was announced on ...

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Spec’ Sports Weekend Recap Photos

Blazer athletics had a big opening weekend in Titletown, USA. Soccer brought home a 3-1 victory over Clayton State. Men’s Cross Country placed third in the Border Clash race on Friday while Women’s Cross Country placed fifth. Football lost their opening game to Albany State 29-12. Our photographers were there to capture some of the moments.     Football photos by ...

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Blazers burn the Lakers in home opener

Coming off an offensive outburst against Albany State, VSU Soccer dominated again to win their first home game 3-1. After winning 6-0 against Albany State on Friday, the Blazers were riding high coming into Sunday’s matchup with Clayton State. The Blazers presented a strong attack from the first whistle. They kept possession throughout the the first half and had 9 ...

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What’s Your Take: Blazers best in the state?

Despite getting burned at the end of their 2016 campaign, the preseason accolades keep coming in for VSU Football. In December, VSU fell in the first-round of the Division II playoffs against UNC at Pembroke. Even with having home field advantage and five interceptions by the Black Swarm, the Blazers couldn’t find their footing on offense. The early exit had ...

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Get in the know: VSU sports staff changes

Staff changes were not in short supply over the summer. Here’s a recap of what you might have missed. Jennifer Grubbs, former assistant coach for the women’s basketball team, transitioned into a new role with Blazer Athletics. Grubbs accepted the Director of Student-Athlete Development and has been working in that position since July. Grubbs is one of the longest tenured ...

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Mapp is a team player

SGA President Maya Mapp took the nation’s capital by storm this summer. Mapp worked as a press and scheduling intern for Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia.   Mapp worked in Isakson’s Washington D.C. office for six weeks, working from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. everyday.   “I learned that nothing was beneath me, and I learned a lot about myself,” Mapp said. “I learned how to be a better person, and it ...

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