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Column: Blazers Building Momentum

The Blazers have been rolling to begin their season, slamming their competition in Albany State and Fort Valley State. The fire-power offense that the Blazers possess is something that they did not have last season when they went 5-4. It appears that they have found stability at the quarterback position with Redshirt Sophomore, Rogan Wells. Wells led the team in ...

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Wells’ Career Night, Blazers take over in Waycross

The VSU football team exploded for the second straight week, finding the end zone on their first four possessions in the first quarter of the 2018 Okefenokee Classic Saturday evening in Waycross, Georgia. Last week, they dominated Albany State in a convincing 45-14 win. They followed that effort Saturday, posting 55 points and surrendering only six. Of the 55 points ...

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Preview: Blazers take on Wildcats in Waycross

Hurricane Irma can’t stop this one. This Saturday, the Valdosta State Blazers will be taking on the Fort Valley State Wildcats in the 2018 Okefenokee Classic. The game will be played at Memorial Stadium in Waycross. A season ago, the game was cancelled due to weather complications stemming from Hurricane Irma. The Blazers’ and the Wildcats’ first games went in ...

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Thompkins, Blazers Smash the Rams

The Blazers tamed the Golden Rams after trampling them 45-14 on Saturday night. It was the first game of the new season and the Blazers came out with some explosion. “For two years, we had to increase our team speed, especially at the running back position and some of our skill guys on offense,” Head Coach Kerwin Bell said. “We’ve ...

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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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