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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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Denmark headlines three Blazers into NFL

The NFL Draft is where dreams begin, and that is no different for three former Blazers. Selected with the no. 238 pick in the seventh and final round of the draft, corner back Stephen Denmark begins what — he hopes — will be a long career with the Chicago Bears. He becomes the first Blazer drafted since 2013 when Edmund ...

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Mas continues to juggle tennis and culture

Jordi Mas always looks cool on the court. Why wouldn’t he? The No. 8 ranked singles player in the country has developed incredibly during his senior year, having VSU thinking about another conference championship. Mas already has two under his belt. Mas’ demeanor on the court stands out. Always on the front foot, looking to crash the net and hoping ...

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Franklin leaves VSU with opportunities

Focused on the future, VSU has presented senior Sonya Franklin a lot of options. The third leading scorer on the Lady Blazers team, Franklin averaged 10 points and 4.3 rebounds a game during her senior year. Now, she is prepared to finish her degree with a Health Science Bachelor’s. “It was a life-changing experience here at VSU,” Franklin said. “While ...

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Unforgettable: Justice caps off Blazers’ career

Beau knows basketball. As his senior year comes to a close, he begins preparations for a new life away from VSU. A native of Peebles, Ohio, Justice graduated in three years, and decided to take a higher education Masters program in order to complete his eligibility as a student athlete. Justice made his mark his senior season, cementing himself as ...

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VSU Tennis continues win streak, defeats ranked opponents

Gulf South Conference tennis has been put on red alert, as VSU continues to take out some their strongest opponents. The red hot Blazers tennis team continues its winning streak, defeating back to back ranked opponents in no. 15 University of West Alabama and no. 8 University of West Florida. That is now eight straight victories, improving their record to ...

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Intramurals resume, soccer playoffs ahead

After resting during spring break week, VSU intramural soccer teams are set to return to finish up the season and prepare for playoffs. The three-game seasons conclude this week for both the men’s and co-recreational divisions, with playoffs set to take place next week. The current league leaders sit The Internationals and Corea F.C. for the men’s divisions, while Corinthians ...

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Intramurals: Basketball championship

Now that the stage is set, VSU teams can take the spotlight as they compete against one another in the 2019 intramural basketball championships. Championship Night, hosted by Campus Recreation, will be an opportunity for students to compete in activities and contests, including a three-point shootout, slam dunk contest and half-court shot competitions. A DJ will be present as well. ...

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Lady Blazers set to face Union in home opener

VSU Lady Blazers are getting the national attention they deserve. Now, they’re finally going to show out at home. After having multiple tournaments and road trips to begin the season, VSU will welcome Union University for a three-game home series. But the grueling schedule hasn’t deterred the Blazers. They have an 11-3 record and were ranked fourth in the country ...

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Van Auken making a name at VSU

Caylie Van Auken has never liked finishing second. Whether it’s the two mile jog the pitchers make at the beginning of each practice or taking the mound against the lead-off hitter, she has maintained one goal: domination. “I’m a competitive person,” Van Auken, a sophomore, said. “I always want to win and be the best no matter what I’m doing. ...

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