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No. 1 Blazers extend winning streak to 20 games, rout Choctaws

VSU Blazers running back Jamar Thompkins does not breathe. It’s like he laces up the cleats, throws on all the padding and lines up in the backfield week in and week out. The Blazers needed all 149 rushing yards from Thompkins, as he shouldered the team to a 42-17 victory over the Mississippi College Choctaws on Oct. 5 at Bazemore-Hyder ...

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Here’s 10 facts ahead of Blazers versus Choctaws

Before the Blazers (4-0) and Mississippi College (2-2) kick off at 2 p.m at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium, here are 10 notes to be aware of: In the all-time series between the Blazers and Choctaws, VSU leads 10-8-1. The Blazers currently ride a nine-game win streak heading into today’s matchup, most recently defeating the Choctaws in Clinton, Mississippi 63-42 on September 29, ...

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Column: Blazers conclude regular season with perfection

Blazer Nation awaits a true competition. Through the first four games, the Blazers are unbeaten, and don’t seem like they’ll give in any time soon. Also, riding an NCAA Division II 19-game win streak, expect that amount to increase in the coming weeks. Here are my predictions of the last six weeks of the regular season. Oct. 5 Vs. Mississippi ...

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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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One-sided: Hawks have unlucky history against Blazers

Lopsided. That’s one word to describe the football history of the Blazers versus Shorter. Since their first matchup in October of 2012, Shorter has found it nearly impossible to defeat the Blazers. In seven games all-time, the Blazers are undefeated against the Hawks. In their most recent matchup which took place at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium on Sept. 9, 2018, the Blazers ...

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Perfect Fit: Blazers football sit atop DII rankings

If you are not first, you’re last. For quite some time, the Blazers haven’t felt what it was like to be at the bottom. Not even second. The Blazers entered the 2019 season on a 15-game win streak. Now with three victories in, it doesn’t seem like the excitement and winning ways to slow down anytime soon, as they sit ...

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Conference slate begins for Blazers Volleyball on Sept. 24

VSU women’s volleyball team will open the 2019 Gulf South Conference slate Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. at Shorter in Rome, Georgia. The Blazers will then return to The Complex to host Lee and West Georgia on Sept. 27 and Sept. 28, respectively. The Blazers hold an 8-5 overall record and  went 3-1 last weekend at the Pacer Invitational, hosted ...

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Blazers face Golden Rams in home opener Sept. 17

The Women’s Volleyball team opens the 2019 home slate against Albany State today at 6 p.m. at The Complex. Albany State has a record of 2-4 and has dropped their past four matches at a tournament hosted by Augusta University. Over the weekend, the Blazers competed in the Nova Southeastern Shark II Invitational, bagging three wins to make their record ...

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Three takeaways from Blazers versus Panthers

There was Albany State. Then, there was Ohio Dominican. Both couldn’t stand a chance versus the Blazers. Ohio Dominican just happened to be the latest victim, losing 48-21 at the hands of the Blazers firework show. The Blazers amassed 587 toal yards through the air and 260 yards on the ground. Passing was the sentence, running was the exclamation point. ...

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Dangerous: Blazer’s ground game, home victory against Panthers

Beware. Actually, witness. The No. 1 VSU Blazers (2-0) have steamrolled through their competition for a school-record 17 consecutive wins, last losing to West Alabama on Nov. 4, 2017. The Ohio Dominican Panthers (1-1) were the victims on Saturday night, losing 48-14 to the reigning defending champion Blazers in their home opener. The company which powers Bazemore-Hyder Stadium must’ve took ...

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