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Written by Kyle Dawson, Sports Editor  “If you look good, you play good” is an old phrase used by uniform companies, little leaguers’ moms and professional athletes with clothing deals. However, the phrase may be true in VSU’s case. Currently, VSU is 144-80-5 across all sports this year, aside from golf and cross country. The Blazers have had some good ...

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National Signing Day: VSU signs 31 new players

Written by Kyle Dawson, Sports Editor VSU Football hasn’t been past the second round of the playoffs since 2014 including a loss last fall to the University of North Carolina Pembroke in the first round of the playoffs. Yesterday, VSU added 31 newcomers to the team on National Signing Day in hopes of getting over the hump in 2017. The ...

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VSU silences West Georgia at 38-27

Written  by Kyle Dawson, Sports Editor VSU football silenced the West Georgia Wolves as they won 38-27 to reclaim the Peach Basket after UWG threw four interceptions. Coach Bell said he didn’t realize how intense VSU’s rivalry was with the Wolves. “It was intense from the time we walked out here in warm ups,” Bell said. “I didn’t know it ...

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Football wins sloppy game over West Florida 40-28.

Written by Kyle Dawson, Sports Editor  Head coach Kerwin Bell decided to start Roland Rivers at quarterback against West Florida, but he quickly brought in Adam Robles after about three minutes. VSU won the game 40-28, but there is still no clear starter at the position for VSU. “I thought he had a better week of practice,” Bell said. “Roland’s just got ...

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President Brown visits SGA

Written by Kyle Dawson, Sports Editor SGA held their third meeting of the semester on Monday, Sept. 12, in which VSU Interim President Dr. Kelli Brown was in attendance and helped to induct six new freshmen into the senate. Dr. Brown, who was the president of her grad student association while getting her master’s degree, said SGA is a perfect ...

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VSU football pulls out a victory over Albany State in a low scoring affair

Written by Kyle Dawson, Sports Editor The VSU Blazers football team beat Albany State Saturday 16 to 7 during a shaky performance that head coach Kerwin Bell called the worst that the team could have played. “We played about as bad as I could have imagined we’d play, but there’s something about a good football team that finds a way ...

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Kuhns named new women’s basketball coach

Written by Kyle Dawson, Photo Editor In what was both an introduction and a homecoming, Carley Kuhns was introduced as the new head coach of the VSU women’s basketball team at a press conference Monday. Kuhns, who has spent the last six years as an assistant at Belmont University, played basketball at VSU from 2004 to 2008 where she scored ...

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The Heavy Pets rock Ashley Street Station

Written by Kyle Dawson, Photo Editor One of the hottest and most versatile jam bands in the country was in Valdosta last Friday night as The Heavy Pets took the stage at Ashley Street Station. The Heavy Pets, who are from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., have been releasing music for about ten years. The band has released three albums and four ...

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Alumnus lands role in NBC drama: Myles Grier credits VSU Theatre Department and professors for achievment

Written byKyle Dawson, Photo Editor VSU alumnus Myles Grier began looking for new job opportunities while he was waiting to hear back about his audition for the upcoming NBC drama “Game of Silence.” Finally, the 2011 graduate got the call he was waiting for. Grier will be playing the younger version of the show’s main antagonist. The show will premiere next ...

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Braves prepare for upcoming season

Written by Kyle Dawson, Photo Editor The Atlanta Braves are in the midst of a rebuilding process that turned Turner Field into a ghost town. They fired general manager Frank Wren and have made 11 moves since 2015 including trading hometown hero Jason Heyward to the Cardinals, 4-time National League saves leader Craig Kimbrel to the Padres and Platinum Glove ...

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