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Blazers need the long ball to upset No. 19 Delta

A strong passing attack may be just what the doctor ordered this weekend for the Blazers. The Blazers will travel to Mississippi with intentions to upset the No. 19 ranked team in the nation, Delta State. The Statesman are 6-1 on the season and are the second seed in the Gulf South with a 4-1 conference record. Quarterback Rogan Wells ...

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Soccer eyeing conference playoff spot

  After losing to West Georgia on Sunday afternoon, VSU soccer is in an awkward position. The Blazers entered Sunday’s contest with a 5-1 home record. The one loss came on the back half, of a two-game weekend to the second place team in the conference, Mississippi College. Still, the Blazers only gave up a single goal to the Choctaws. ...

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Blazers char Choctaws in decisive victory

The Blazers dominated in a must win game at home against the Mississippi College Choctaws Saturday night. The 55-3 blowout win puts the Blazers at 2-3 on the season and 2-2 in GSC play. It wasn’t much of a game against the now 0-7 Choctaws, but the Blazers needed the win. The team can take a lot away from the ...

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VSU football players arrested for golf cart theft

Two VSU football players were arrested in connection with the theft of two IT golf carts on Oct. 5. Nineteen-year-old freshman Torey Jenkins was arrested on the scene by Officer Rebecca Leatherberry. The second offender ran from the scene. Eighteen-year-old freshman Jaalen Ford was later arrested under warrant in the lobby of Patterson Hall. Jenkins and Ford were seen traveling ...

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Blazer Basketball debuts high in preseason conference polls

Blazer Basketball looks poised to pick up where they left off last year, the most successful season in collective Men’s and Women’s basketball history at VSU. The Men’s team compiled a record of 27-6 and won the regular season Gulf South Conference title. Head coach Mike Helfer was voted as GSC Coach of the Year and Jerimiah Hill was selected ...

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Blazers hoping for spark against Choctaws

So far, this season has been a huge complication for Blazer Football and it is gradually becoming one of the worst seasons in program history. Now at the halfway point of the 2017 season, the Blazers are set to face the winless Mississippi College Choctaws. This matchup should not be taken lightly though. Losing to a team that’s already 0-6 ...

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Ashley Lewis brings her offensive prowess to VSU

If there’s one thing Ashley Lewis knows how to do on a soccer field, it’s put the ball in the net. Lewis, a sophomore forward on the up-and-coming 2017 Blazers squad, did it 95 times during her outstanding high school career and hasn’t wavered since arriving at VSU. Lewis, who turned 20 on Oct. 3, was born in Lawrenceville, Georgia, ...

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Volleyball aims to finish strong

Halfway through the 2017 Gulf South Conference volleyball season, the VSU Blazers have seen some success but still have considerable room to grow. VSU’s volleyball squad currently holds a 9-7 overall record. In the GSC, the Blazers are 4-3 and sit in eighth place, looking up. On a positive note, the team has won two of its last three games. ...

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VSU Soccer routs Auburn Montgomery in 6-0 win

Valdosta State soccer scored six against Auburn Montgomery in tonight’s 6-0 rout over the Warhawks. The Blazers are now 7-2-1 in conference play and will face the University of North Alabama Friday evening at the Valdosta State soccer complex for another conference matchup. Photos by Seth Willard

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Transfer athlete’s find redemption at VSU

Redemption sometimes comes in the most unexpected forms. For these two transfer athlete’s, VSU has provided a second chance at their first love. VSU’s soccer program has been thriving this year under the new head coach Stephen Andrews. Andrews, who was able to do a little recruiting after arriving to VSU in the spring, brought on junior communication sciences and ...

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