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Spring football is in the air

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Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor Four months after heartbreak, VSU Football is springing into the swing of things. Head Coach Kerwin Bell looked poised to take the Blazers on a deep playoff run in his first season as head coach. The Blazers won seven of their last eight games in the regular season before losing in the first ...

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VSU hosts tournament

Written by Joshua Miller, Contributor The VSU golf team is getting set to tee off their spring break here in Titletown for the prestigious First Federal Southeastern Collegiate golf tournament. The Blazers will compete against 17 other teams in this 54-hole event at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club March 12th, 13th and 14th. VSU Head Golf Coach Jared Purvis said the ...

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VSU Women trying to keep momentum going

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Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor Unchartered territory is ahead for VSU Women’s Basketball. In Carley Kuhns’ first year as head coach, she has produced two Gulf South Conference first team all-conference players. She also guided a team that was expected to finish eighth in the GSC to a conference tournament title. Now that VSU is here, they are going ...

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Suchon: raking through the GSC

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Written by Briana Salem, Staff Writer  When VSU Baseball’s Luke Suchon comes to the plate, take the over on him getting on base. The Blazer first baseman has the best batting average in the Gulf South Conference at .545 and the best on-base-percentage at .594. In turn, VSU is in third place in the conference with a 11-4 record on ...

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VSU breaks records on way to second round

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Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor VSU Men’s Basketball hasn’t lost very much this season, but one of the team’s four losses came against the team VSU will face in the next round of the Gulf South Conference tournament: Christian Brothers. VSU displayed their true fire power in a 115-94 victory over North Alabama as they set school and ...

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VSU Women vying to host GSC game

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Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor VSU Women’s Basketball must do one thing in order to host a playoff game: win a game. The Blazers must at least split their upcoming games against Shorter and Lee University to join the men’s team at the Complex next week. On Feb. 18, the Blazers took their seven-game win streak to Florence, ...

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VSU Women streaking through the GSC

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Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor VSU Women’s Basketball has first place in their sights after reeling off six straight wins. The first season of Head Coach Carley Kuhns’ career has not always been fun. Kuhns became coach in June and did not recruit any of her players. She had to learn about the different personalities of her players ...

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Tiebreaker: VSU plays UAH for top seed

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Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor First place is up for grabs in the Gulf South Conference, and on Thursday, either VSU Basketball or Alabama-Huntsville will emerge with sole possession. It is the second matchup between the two teams this season, as the Blazers lost 82-72 to the Chargers on Jan. 2. VSU, which was recently ranked second in ...

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VSU golf looking to keep high finishes coming

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Written by Jake Johnson, Contributor VSU golf will tee off on the 2017 portion of their 2016-2017 campaign after a scorching hot start in 2016 on Feb. 13 and 14 in The Matlock. The team finished in the top five in its first three tournaments, including a win at the UIS Island Getaway in Rio Mar, Puerto Rico. Head Coach ...

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Blazers look to start new streak

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Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer and Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer After suffering a devastating defeat to Delta State, the VSU Men’s Basketball team lost its first game in 11 outings. The Blazers faced the Statesmen in Cleveland, Mississippi, on Feb. 4, and were handed a 58-72 loss, their worst conference loss of the season. The Blazers offense was uncharacteristically ...

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