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Blazers’ football to host Student Night scrimmage Wednesday

VSU football will have its second scrimmage of the fall preseason on Aug. 21 at 6 p.m at the Athletic Fieldhouse practice fields.  The scrimmage is free to all students, as it is one of many events of VSU’s Fall Explosion 2019, which stretches from Aug. 17-31 to begin the 2019-2020 academic school year.   Students will have an early opportunity to ...

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“Compete like crazy”: Zoucha, Blazers plan for important 2019

April 2, 2018. This was the day Kaleigh Zoucha was officially introduced as the new VSU Blazers volleyball head coach. After a 15-18 season of growth, Zoucha, entering her second season, said she wants battle through early contests. “I think we definitely have put ourselves in a pretty good position where we are playing some really tough teams early on,” ...

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Column: Through first five weeks, Blazers go unbeaten

No one ever said it was an issue to look into the future. Here, I decided to do as such and give my predictions for the first five weeks of the 2019-2020 season for the VSU Blazers football team. Where are my manners? I meant to say, the defending champions. Sept. 7 At Albany State: 34-7 This game, much like last season’s, ...

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Ex-Blazer Longoria signs pro basketball deal

Former VSU Blazer guard Chris Longoria has signed with Pro Team Galitos-Barreiro out of the Portugal Basketball League, announced by the team on Wednesday. The contract is a one-year deal with the team. The amount has not been announced. Longoria credits the deal to his agent Andre Ajipa of AGV Illicit Sports. “I’ve played pro for 3 years and with ...

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Column: Respect comes in the offseason for the Blazers

It took a perfect 14-0 season, a couple shattered records and a frenzied national title victory for the VSU Blazers to garner respect. Well, it comes with the territory.  The Gulf South Conference football coaches recently unanimously selected the Blazers as the conference favorite in the 2019 preseason poll. The defending champs will return a full arsenal offensive weapons from ...

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Blazers’ August camp schedule, players report Thursday

Albany State remains the focal point for the VSU Blazers, as the two will square off on Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. Before the matchup, however, the Blazers have preparations. Preseason ones, at that. The defending national champions recently announced their August preseason schedule, with players reporting to campus on Aug. 8. They will have 20 practices leading up to ...

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Solid start: Blazers’ picked fifth, Hall named to preseason All-GSC

VSU women’s soccer was picked fifth in the 2019 Gulf South Conference Preseason Poll, the league office announced Aug. 6. West Florida, who won the GSC title in 2018, was picked as the league favorite with 12 of 14 first place votes and 168 points.  The Blazers finished the 2018 season 11-7 and 9-4 in the GSC under second-year head ...

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Fall Meet the Blazers set for Aug. 22

Fall Meet the Blazers is set to begin in just two weeks. The two day event will allow Blazers’ fans, students and the Valdosta community to get to know the student-athletes. Volleyball will begin Aug 22 at 6 p.m at The Complex, located on 401 Baytree Rd. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m Intersquad Scrimmage begins at 7 p.m. The defending ...

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Blazers’ Golf set for Super Regional at Mission Inn

The best teams, the best players, and, according to Golf Advisor, the best golf course in Florida will all collide on March 9-11 for what will be, without question, Division II Golf’s strongest Super Regional. Present at Mission Inn Resort & Club’s El Campeón will be the nation’s top three ranked teams in Barry, Lynn, and West Florida,  No. 6 ...

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