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Soccer advances to final four

The Blazers women’s soccer team notched a win in the quarterfinal round of the Gulf South Conference Tournament and will now continue their quest to the championship. On Tuesday, Oct. 31, the Blazers faced No. 22-ranked North Alabama in a wire-to-wire matchup in Florence, Alabama. The game came down to penalty kicks, and the Blazers didn’t prevail until the eighth ...

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Winning Time: Blazers need streak to make playoffs

A two-game winning streak and a potential playoff seat is at risk when the Blazers host Florida Tech this weekend. VSU took the top off against the No.19 Delta State in a 34-13 win, and put the Blazers to 3-3 on the season, knocking the Statesmen out the national rankings. The Blazers didn’t make it much of a contest. They ...

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Andrew delivers conference playoffs in first season

Navigating the conference championship won’t be easy, but Blazer Soccer is still miles ahead of where they were last year. The 2016 season was not very nice for the Blazers. The team finished the season with a 1-11-5 record, having its only win against Delta State. Offensively, the team struggled greatly, scoring only 12 goals with just six assists in ...

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Golf faces early tournament hardships

With just one tournament left in their fall schedule, VSU’s golf team has had a disappointing season so far, but can point to several positive developments moving forward. The team just came back from the 2017 Copperhead Championship in Palm Harbor, Florida, played at the famous Innisbrook Resort. “Copperhead was awesome. It’s a great golf course. Anytime you get to ...

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Blazers need the long ball to upset No. 19 Delta

A strong passing attack may be just what the doctor ordered this weekend for the Blazers. The Blazers will travel to Mississippi with intentions to upset the No. 19 ranked team in the nation, Delta State. The Statesman are 6-1 on the season and are the second seed in the Gulf South with a 4-1 conference record. Quarterback Rogan Wells ...

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Soccer eyeing conference playoff spot

  After losing to West Georgia on Sunday afternoon, VSU soccer is in an awkward position. The Blazers entered Sunday’s contest with a 5-1 home record. The one loss came on the back half, of a two-game weekend to the second place team in the conference, Mississippi College. Still, the Blazers only gave up a single goal to the Choctaws. ...

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Blazers char Choctaws in decisive victory

The Blazers dominated in a must win game at home against the Mississippi College Choctaws Saturday night. The 55-3 blowout win puts the Blazers at 2-3 on the season and 2-2 in GSC play. It wasn’t much of a game against the now 0-7 Choctaws, but the Blazers needed the win. The team can take a lot away from the ...

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VSU football players arrested for golf cart theft

Two VSU football players were arrested in connection with the theft of two IT golf carts on Oct. 5. Nineteen-year-old freshman Torey Jenkins was arrested on the scene by Officer Rebecca Leatherberry. The second offender ran from the scene. Eighteen-year-old freshman Jaalen Ford was later arrested under warrant in the lobby of Patterson Hall. Jenkins and Ford were seen traveling ...

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Blazer Basketball debuts high in preseason conference polls

Blazer Basketball looks poised to pick up where they left off last year, the most successful season in collective Men’s and Women’s basketball history at VSU. The Men’s team compiled a record of 27-6 and won the regular season Gulf South Conference title. Head coach Mike Helfer was voted as GSC Coach of the Year and Jerimiah Hill was selected ...

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Blazers hoping for spark against Choctaws

So far, this season has been a huge complication for Blazer Football and it is gradually becoming one of the worst seasons in program history. Now at the halfway point of the 2017 season, the Blazers are set to face the winless Mississippi College Choctaws. This matchup should not be taken lightly though. Losing to a team that’s already 0-6 ...

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