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Women’s Basketball starts journey for fourth title

The VSU Women’s Basketball team brought home their third championship last year, and Friday marks the start of the road to the fourth. The VSU Lady Blazers top the preseason conference polls, as voted by the league’s head coaches. In last year’s preseason poll, the Lady Blazers were predicted to finish the season in ninth place. The ranking isn’t a ...

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Blazers hope to honor seniors, make quick work of Shorter

After West Alabama crushed postseason hopes for the Blazers, VSU Football is looking to end the regular season on a high note. The Blazers were riding a three-game win streak before falling to the Tigers 38-14. That game was senior night for the Blazers, but Saturday’s contest could be the last football game ever for many of the seniors Blazers. ...

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Buie brings experience to Lady Blazers

When Taylor Buie was just learning about sports, her brother, who wanted to be Michael Jordan, introduced her to the game of basketball. Now, years later, Buie will finish a successful college basketball career with the VSU Blazers, chasing one last shot at a national title. Buie, a 5’5’’ guard who grew up in Puyallup, Washington, a town 35 miles ...

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Blazers drop preseason exhibition in Athens

The VSU Men’s Basketball team got their first taste of the 2017-2018 season during a preseason exhibition matchup Thursday night against the Georgia Bulldogs in a 117-74 loss. Defense was certainly a major entity of the contest that was held at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. The first score of the game came after two minutes of play when Co-SEC ...

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Fire Pit burns bright at VSU

The Fire Pit is making sure the flame is on at VSU and it isn’t dwindling any time soon. Last year, co-founders Jackie Marrero and Colleen Kavanaugh both came together and created the organization the Fire Pit. As a recognized organization on campus, its purpose is to enhance school spirit on campus and in every activity, that involves VSU. “Jackie ...

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Homecoming not ‘just another game’ for Blazers

Valdosta State seems to have found their groove after handing Florida Tech a 42-14 loss last Saturday, extending their win streak to three games. Now, they’ll have to face conference leading West Alabama with their playoff fate on the line. Blazers quarterback Rogan Wells had himself a night and absolutely torched the Florida Tech defense with six total touchdowns, rushing ...

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Blazer Volleyball Season Update

The Blazers volleyball team is in the midst of its stretch run, and they will need to be close to perfect in the final four conference contests to have any chance of making the playoffs. The season to this point has been less than stellar. Through October, they have compiled a 10-15 overall record. They stand at 5-8 in the ...

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Soccer advances to final four

The Blazers women’s soccer team notched a win in the quarterfinal round of the Gulf South Conference Tournament and will now continue their quest to the championship. On Tuesday, Oct. 31, the Blazers faced No. 22-ranked North Alabama in a wire-to-wire matchup in Florence, Alabama. The game came down to penalty kicks, and the Blazers didn’t prevail until the eighth ...

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Andrew delivers conference playoffs in first season

Navigating the conference championship won’t be easy, but Blazer Soccer is still miles ahead of where they were last year. The 2016 season was not very nice for the Blazers. The team finished the season with a 1-11-5 record, having its only win against Delta State. Offensively, the team struggled greatly, scoring only 12 goals with just six assists in ...

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Golf faces early tournament hardships

With just one tournament left in their fall schedule, VSU’s golf team has had a disappointing season so far, but can point to several positive developments moving forward. The team just came back from the 2017 Copperhead Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida, played at the famous Innisbrook Resort. “Copperhead was awesome. It’s a great golf course. Anytime you get to ...

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