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The sky was falling on Carver

A peculiar thing happened  in the P.E. Complex on Monday night; it rained. Well not literally, but if you ask the players from Carver Bible’s basketball team the balls were definitely falling from everywhere. The Valdosta Blazers hit 17 three pointers   in 40 minutes of play and won  the game 122-79. Surprising it didn’t break  the record for threes in ...

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Blazers put first things first, meet fans

 The Valdosta State Blazers and Lady Blazers basketball programs hosted Meet the Blazers on Sunday at the P.E. Complex.  Meet the Blazers is a way for the Valdosta State faithful to meet the teams that will take the court this season. The Blazers and Lady Blazers also host a  basketball clinic for children from the ages of 5-13 years old. ...

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Basketball set to tipoff

 The Valdosta State Blazers and Lady Blazers basketball teams are set to begin their 2009-2010 seasons this upcoming week.  The Lady Blazers will begin on Sunday afternoon when they take on Lander at 2 p.m. in the P.E. Complex. The Men will   begin on Monday when they take on Carver Bible following the Lady Blazers game on Monday against Edward ...

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Lady Blazers honored

 Three Lady Blazers (15-12, 4-6) were named to the GSC all-conference team yesterday after a strong season and a conference tournament berth.  Irene Hannan and Ruthie King, both junior outside hitters, became the first Lady Blazers named to the all-conference first team since Laura Lee Atkinson in 2006. Hannan had a solid year leading the Blazers with 327 kills and ...

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Passion wanted, no experience necessary

It was brought to my attention a few days ago that I have been fairly disrespectful to the VSU athletic department in recent weeks. In fact, a member of the cross-country team approached me to explain his unrest to me while I was walking by Hopper Hall. It was a chance encounter but the conversation was not wasted.  To start ...

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Blazers take on Edward Waters

  The Valdosta State Blazers (5-4, 5-3 GCC) will conclude their 2009 football season on Saturday afternoon when they host NAIA Edward Waters at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Last Thursday night the Blazers racked up their fifth conference win of the season as they defeated the West Georgia Wolves in Carrolton Ga. The win gives the Blazers a winning record in conference play ...

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Lady Blazers wrap up season at home

 The end of the season is approaching rapidly for the Lady Blazers volleyball squad as they head into their Parents’ Day game on Saturday against West Alabama.  But the Lady Blazers have plenty to be excited about as they approach the weekend. After the Lady Blazers crushed Fort Valley with a 3-0 sweep, West Georgia’s loss to North Alabama last ...

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Where has all the winning gone?

It maybe a day late, and the money is most definitely short, but the fall sporting season has been unfortunately disappointing, and “Where has all the winning gone?” isn’t an unreasonable question to ask.                 The Valdosta football Blazers are 4-4 and gave up the most points ever, 62, in a home game, while the volleyball team streaked through Oct. ...

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VSU looks ahead after tough loss

Last Thursday, the Valdosta State Blazers (4-4, 4-3 GSC) were eliminated from playoff contention when the No.  1 ranked North Alabama Lions (9-0, 7-0 GSC) came to Bazemore-Hyder Stadium and beat the Blazers in all aspects of the game, 62-27.                 The loss for the Blazers was the worst lost in the program’s history which started in 1982. However, the ...

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Lions roll over Blazers 62-27

Valdosta— The North Alabama Lions (9-0, 7-0 GSC) showed the Valdosta State Blazers (4-4, 4-3 GSC) and the entire nation on Thursday night exactly why they are the number 1 ranked team in Division II football. The Lions outgained, outscored and outplayed the Blazers from the start of the game and the Blazers had little chance to recover. “We had ...

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