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VSU Football Stumbles in Albany

VSU had a less than memorable kick off to the 2017 football season as they fell 29-12 in Albany. The Blazers faced Albany State  in non-conference play for the fourth consecutive season opener. VSU suffered early with the Golden Rams getting an early pick six on the Blazers’ first possession. VSU continued to face adversity throughout the night and went ...

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Blazers looking to scorch the Rams

  The Blazers will look to keep their season opening streak against Albany State going with a victory on opening day. In December, the 2016 Blazers were eliminated in the first round of the Division II playoffs. Head coach Kerwin Bell is entering his sophomore season at VSU and is looking to improve on the early exit from last season. ...

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Robles fuels the flame during preseason

Last season, Adam Robles entered the year as a transfer player who wasn’t sure how much playing time he’d get. This season, he’s the starting quarterback for the No. 11 team in the nation. Transferring from University of South Florida, Robles said he came to Valdosta because of the opportunity to play for head coach Kerwin Bell and his quarterback ...

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Kenny Moore: from concessions to draft

Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor This year will be Kenny Moore’s sixth year playing football. Most players sixth year came in middle school or high school, but Moore will be looking to help an NFL team in 2017. Moore is a Valdosta native, and he played four years of football at VSU. He is fifth all time in ...

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Unlikely stars lift Red team to victory

Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor Because returning starters were black and blue, the 2017 VSU Spring Game featured Red and Black teams with a lot of young players. The Red team won the game 38-28 after two scores from upcoming junior Stewart Spence, who transitioned to offense this spring after playing linebacker last year. Last year’s starters, Dallas ...

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VSU not content with 8-3

Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor Championship style. That’s how Head Coach Kerwin Bell described his defense all last season. The defense performed up to Bell’s praise throughout the season, even in the first round exit against UNC-Pembroke where they had five interceptions. The Blazers defense lost key members of the team such as Kenny Moore, Egim Etta-Towa and ...

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Spring football is in the air

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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National Signing Day: VSU signs 31 new players

Written by Kyle Dawson, Sports Editor VSU Football hasn’t been past the second round of the playoffs since 2014 including a loss last fall to the University of North Carolina Pembroke in the first round of the playoffs. Yesterday, VSU added 31 newcomers to the team on National Signing Day in hopes of getting over the hump in 2017. The ...

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VSU football’s season ends after 24-21 loss to UNC-Pembroke

Written by Kyle Dawson, Sports Editor VSU will be kicking themselves after a three point loss in the first round of the playoffs against the University of North Carolina Pembroke that saw 11 turnovers. The Blazers couldn’t overcome their six turnovers in the game, which included four interceptions from quarterback Adam Robles and two fumbles from return specialist Gary Simon. ...

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