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Three’s the charm

Trey way. No. 3 Kayla Bonilla put on a three-point shooting clinic in route to the Lady Blazers’ 68-62 GSC semifinals game against the Union University Lady Bulldogs on Saturday. Most of her points stemmed from the third quarter. The story is the Lady Blazers knocking No. 1 seeded Union out of the Gulf South Tournament, but this wouldn’t have ...

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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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Five takeaways from Blazers’ first 2019 showing

VSU opened the 2019 season as road warriors, defeating Albany State 38-3. The Blazers delivered a complete performance in their opening win. They had more yards passing, rushing and won the turnover battle in week one over the Golden Rams. For VSU, it was a necessary start to the Gary Goff era, continuing the Blazers winning streak to 16 in ...

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Blazers, Goff start season 1-0 with victory at Albany State

VSU opened their title defense by battering the Albany State Golden Rams by a score of 38-3 Saturday night. The victory was the first of the Gary Goff era at VSU The Blazers, who start the season as the no. 1 team in the country, set the tone early in the game, going up 14-0 in the first four drives ...

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Column: Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had to pay Elliot

Ezekiel Elliott gets his wish from the Dallas Cowboys. The Dallas Cowboys star running back signed a six-year, $90 million contract extension with $50 million guaranteed and $16.35 million on a signing bonus, making him the highest paid running back in NFL history. He also reset the market for the position, eclipsing Los Angeles Rams’ star Todd Gurley at $57.5 ...

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Column: Colts’ Luck chose health over game

Andrew Luck, the former Indianapolis Colts quarterback, announced his retirement from the NFL on Aug. 24. Luck faced major backlash from fans in the days following his announcement. While Luck’s retirement one week before the season’s start came as a shock to the fan base, they seem to not see the bigger picture when it comes to the health of ...

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Albany State’s new bag policy ahead of VSU matchup

The highly-anticipated season opener of VSU versus Albany State will come with a small caveat for those traveling to ASU’s campus. ASU has implemented a clear bag policy for their home games this season. The policy was implemented in the interest of enhancing security measures at games, regulating the size and type of bags that may be carried into the ...

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VSU soccer opener at Florida Southern postponed

The Valdosta State’s women’s soccer season-opened has been postponed due to Hurricane Dorian. The game was set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, and no make-up date has been announced. The new season-opener is now a home game against Clayton State on Sept. 8 at 6 p.m. at the Athletic Fieldhouse Soccer Field. The Blazers tied with Lee and West Alabama ...

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Goff’s background sets stage at VSU

Gary Goff has a rich history with Valdosta State. As a player, he was the team captain and wide receiver, helping the Blazers to their first playoff appearances in 1994 and 1996. During that time, he also learned the framework to a successful coaching career: the air raid offense. Under the tutelage of some of the best coaches in college ...

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