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VSU Softball enters the season as a GSC power

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer The Blazer Softball team is not getting caught up in preseason honors or rankings ahead of the 2017 season. The Blazers were picked to finish third in the Gulf South Conference in a preseason coaches poll this season, and they had three players selected to the preseason All-GSC team. The team also opened the ...

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VSU Baseball looking to overcome key absences in 2017

Written by Briana Salem, Staff Writer VSU Baseball will look to defy preseason voters after being picked to finish sixth in the GSC ahead of the season. The team will be looking to replace star pitcher Mitchell Cody, who led the team in strikeouts last season. VSU has played two exhibition games as they get ready for the regular season. They ...

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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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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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VSU’s cross country runs into some stiff competition

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Opinions Editor VSU’s cross country ran into some stiff competition at the NCAA South Region Championships. The women’s team claimed 13th place and the men’s team Claimed 15th place at the meet on Nov. 9 in Saint Leo, Florida. The female team’s Tyra Holloway and Meghan McShea earned All-Region honors after finishing in the top 25. ...

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Blazers Shutout Shorter 44-0

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writter En route to the playoffs, the Blazers rout Shorter 44-0 and lockup the No. 2 seed in the GSC. The game was marked as military appreciation and senior night for VSU. The Blazers honored military personnel with special camouflage helmets and multiple tributes throughout the game. The Blazers honored senior football players with a ...

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Volleyball has tourney hopes

Written by Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer Last weekend, the volleyball team took one step forward and one step back with a 3-2 loss against Christian Brothers on Friday and a 3-1 win over Union on Saturday. Friday’s game against Christian Brothers started with some tough back-and-forth points between the two teams, which ended in a victory in the first set ...

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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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Blazers looking to take homecoming momentum on the road

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer Homecoming turned out to be a “no mas” win, and the Blazers hope to turn “no mas” into a theme for the rest of the season. “No mas” has been a saying that the Blazers have adopted since the West Georgia game. The saying is derived from the Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto Duran ...

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