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Blazers offense helps defeat Tuskegee

Tuesday night, the No. 22 ranked VSU Men’s Basketball team cruised into a 107-81 win over the Tuskegee Tigers in a non-conference matchup at The Complex. Coming off their first loss last week to West Florida, the squad came back in dominant form to get their seventh win of the season. The Blazers were vicious on both ends of the ...

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2018 Hall of Fame class announced

The 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Class has been announced. The official ceremony will be held on January 20, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Student Union Ballrooms. The class will consist of: Ken Ferrell, Contributer, 1968-99 2012 Softball National Championship Team Andreas Boberg, Golf, 1996-99 Christian Hansen, Men’s Tennis, 2010-12 Sonya Harper, Softball, 1995-98 Ramon Allen, Football, 1988-91 Dennis ...

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What’s your Take: A Rose Without Petals

When the kid from Chicago, named Derrick Rose, got drafted to his hometown team, the Bulls, everyone knew that he would be a star. In his first year in the league, he won the 2008-2009 Rookie of the Year honor and got the Bulls back to the playoffs. In only his third year, he became the youngest NBA MVP and ...

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What’s Your Take: Skipping Town for the Pros

Star prospects, Derwin James and Deshon Elliot, of Florida State and Texas declaring for the 2018 NFL Draft and skipping their team’s bowl games, the question has been posed if players should sit out their team’s finales. Yes, we were always taught to finish what you start, but this is a different matter. These players have millions waiting on them ...

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Samone’ Dixon shoots, scores at VSU

Kenya Samone’ Dixon is a star on the court but her life off the court is the reason she can succeed on the court. Samone’ Dixon started all 32 games last season and had an outstanding year for VSU Women’s Basketball. She led the team in three-pointers made with 78 and was seventeenth in the nation for three-point percentage with ...

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What’s Your Take: Spec’ Sports fall recap

The first semester of sports from the 2017-2018 season is nearly over and it didn’t disappoint. It is early in the Men’s and Women’s basketball season but I think they both are going to do outstanding. Men’s basketball is on a hot streak coming out the gate, and I think the team is going to have a big year. As ...

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Wishing Wells: VSU quarterback of the future

Nobody anticipated seeing quarterback Rogan Wells take the field for VSU Football in 2017 but the redshirt freshman made the most of his shot in Titletown. The Blazers came off a solid 8-3 season in 2016 and competed in the Division II playoffs in Head Coach Kerwin Bell’s first season. Lead by their quarterback duo Roland Rivers and Adam Robles ...

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Lady Blazers face early season test against Argos

The No. 23 ranked Lady Blazers basketball squad is prepared for their first major test of the 2017-2018 season, as they will travel to Pensacola, Florida to take on the West Florida Argonauts in a rematch of the 2017 Gulf South Conference championship game last year. The Lady Blazers came away with a 91-79 win over the Argonauts. Senior Madi ...

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No. 15 Blazers open conference play against UWF

The VSU men’s basketball team will be traveling to Pensacola, Florida for the first conference game of the season against the University of West Florida Argonauts. Both teams have perfect records thus far, so one team will be getting their first loss of the season this weekend. “The game is going to be a dog fight,” senior forward Jimmy Kodet ...

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Shooter’s Shoot: Justice making his own name at VSU

On the hardwood, Beau Justice and the hoop have a very special relationship. Justice, a sharpshooting junior guard for the scorching 2017-2018 Blazers basketball team, shattered nearly every scoring record during his high school career and has continued to perform here at VSU. Growing up in Peebles, Ohio, a small town 64 miles east of Cincinnati, Justice was deemed the ...

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