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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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Born to run: Cipriani rewriting VSU cross country history books

Angie Cipriani has her sights set on rewriting the VSU record book. The Blazer cross country team’s MVP last season has reached new heights in 2019, running the second fastest time in Blazer women’s cross country history, an 18:43 5K.  (According to Head Coach Todd Smoot, team records date back to 1999.) She credits her prowess to a newfound drive ...

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Blazers baseball set to have exhibition versus Polk State College

Blazer bats are back for the new season. VSU baseball will open its 2020 season on Nov. 1. The Blazers have an exhibition game against Polk State that will be at home on Billy Grant Field. It’s a return after a strong 2019 season for the Blazers, who reached the GSC Championship game before losing to Delta State, then losing ...

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Everlasting Love: Blazer’s Hall remains attached to soccer

Sports are sometimes taken too far. It’s true, they bring together a school, a community and pride to a university. The stress can get to players, having them lose their love for the sport. For VSU soccer junior Lexie Hall, the joy of the game has never been loss, even with the increased accolades and attention on her game. The ...

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Dave Chappelle’s ‘Sticks & Stones’ tests First Amendment freedoms.

Dave Chappelle’s latest special, Sticks & Stones, was edgy, controversial, and pushed the limits of social acceptability: Mission accomplished. In classic Dave Chappelle fashion, he takes jokes at the expense of many different groups of racial, ethnic, sexual orientation and gender identity. He has made a living (a very successful living mind you) as never holding back at the expense ...

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Five takeaways from Blazers’ first 2019 showing

VSU opened the 2019 season as road warriors, defeating Albany State 38-3. The Blazers delivered a complete performance in their opening win. They had more yards passing, rushing and won the turnover battle in week one over the Golden Rams. For VSU, it was a necessary start to the Gary Goff era, continuing the Blazers winning streak to 16 in ...

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Blazers, Goff start season 1-0 with victory at Albany State

VSU opened their title defense by battering the Albany State Golden Rams by a score of 38-3 Saturday night. The victory was the first of the Gary Goff era at VSU The Blazers, who start the season as the no. 1 team in the country, set the tone early in the game, going up 14-0 in the first four drives ...

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Goff’s background sets stage at VSU

Gary Goff has a rich history with Valdosta State. As a player, he was the team captain and wide receiver, helping the Blazers to their first playoff appearances in 1994 and 1996. During that time, he also learned the framework to a successful coaching career: the air raid offense. Under the tutelage of some of the best coaches in college ...

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Football deepens the rivalry with VSU, Albany State

The rivalry of VSU and Albany State football runs deep to the bone. The dictionary describes a rivalry quite literally, as “competition for the same objective or for superiority in the same field.” But in sports, typically we see a multitude of factors that create a rivalry. For VSU fans, the idea of rival has typically referred to regional factors, ...

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Blazers defeat Wolves on senior night

Senior night is one that is always remembered. VSU baseball capped off the festivities with a win against University of West Georgia 14-8. Now, the Blazers will look to shock the world in the Gulf South Conference tournament. The offense was on fire, as they amassed 18 hits on the day and an eight run fourth inning propelled the Blazers ...

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