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VSU men go streaking against MC

Written by Juston Lewis, Assistant Sports Editor and Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer After defeating West Alabama, the VSU men’s basketball team now has now won nine games in a row. The team plans to keep their streak going as they play Mississippi College this Thursday. “We don’t look at it as a 9 game win streak,” Helfer said. “We look at ...

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Rivalry renewed: VSU Basketball to play UWG

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer After a fiery matchup with West Florida that featured technical fouls, dunks and other forms of excitement, VSU will look to scorch rival West Georgia. Blazer Basketball beat the Argos for the second time this season behind a 27-point performance from Jeremiah Hill. UWF never led in the game, and the Blazers were up ...

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VSU men shut down Delta State 79-62

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer Head coach Mike Helfer has won his 400th collegiate game after a 79-62 victory over Delta State. VSU came into the game in a three way tie for first place in the Gulf South Conference with Delta State and Alabama Huntsville. VSU already lost to Alabama Huntsville at home on Jan. 2, so this game was crucial to their GSC ...

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Hill energized ahead of ’16-’17

Written by Eboni Register, Staff Writer Jeremiah Hill is a senior basketball player at VSU who has been proudly sporting his jersey while charging into his senior year. Hill is a Savannah, Georgia, native who graduated from Richmond Hill High School where he dominated in basketball programs during his senior year of high school. At VSU, during his sophomore season, ...

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VSU faces must win battle to host tournament game

Written by Gabe Burns, Sports Editor VSU men’s basketball wraps up its regular season at West Florida this Saturday with a home game on the line. Fortunately, a matchup with the Argonauts is just what the Blazers need. West Florida is the worst team in the Gulf South Conference with a 5-16 record (6-18 overall) before Wednesday’s game versus Spring ...

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Blazers overcome late push to defeat Carver Bible

Written by Shane Thomas, Staff Writer The Valdosta State Blazer (2-1) overcame a late push to defeat Carver Bible 91-79 Thursday night. The Blazers led 59-47 on a jumper by Josh Lemons with 13:05 to go.  The Cougars embarked on a 24-10 run to cut the Blazers lead to 71-69 with 6:26 to play. Following the timeout, the Blazers went to senior guard ...

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#WinningFast: Blazers hope evolution in style brings wins

Written by Shane Thomas, Staff Writer In basketball, slow and steady no longer wins the race. The game has morphed into a more athletic, free-flowing style where positions serve as mere placeholders and versatility, depth and perimeter shooting now rule the day. The Valdosta State Blazers are in the process of a makeover, a look they’ve dubbed “#WinningFast”. A mantra ...

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Blazers new basketball coach brings experience

Written by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis, Staff Writer A new addition has been added to the Valdosta State Athletics and Blazer basketball program, with the hiring of Jason Mays to be an assistant coach. With years of experience under his belt, Mays was a great choice for the program. Mays’ began his career by being a graduate assistant under the leadership of ...

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Ending on a high note: Blazers look to future after rough season ends

by Shane Thomas Better late than never, but never late is better. That was the will and testament for the VSU men’s basketball team last Saturday night. A team on a nine-game losing streak lifted itself from the canvas once more to provide a most memorable finale. The Blazers drilled a school-record 21 three-pointers in a 114-95 win over the ...

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Men’s basketball bids adieu to seniors

by Shane Thomas The VSU Blazers (9-16, 4-15 Gulf South Conference) look to play spoiler when the West Alabama Tigers (18-9, 13-6 Gulf South Conference) visit The Complex tonight at 8. With their loss to Christian Brothers over the weekend, the Blazers have lost seven straight games but could have found a silver lining in the process. The Blazers trailed ...

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