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Blazers run away, yet again

1,066 days. That’s how long it has been since the Shorter University Hawks have scored against the Valdosta State Blazers. That opportunity will have to wait, once again. A season ago, the Blazers traveled to Shorter, dismantling them 52-0. Saturday’s game was like déjà vu. The Blazers ran up the score behind their rushing attack against the Hawks, pitching a ...

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VSU Golf Prepares for Country Club of Columbus

The Country Club of Columbus measures only 6,515 yards long, but the course will play more difficult and the stakes will be much bigger as Matt Anderson, Jordan Long and a trio of freshman take on this venue and a quality field Monday to tee off the 2018 season. Established in 1909, this well-maintained Donald Ross design has stood the ...

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Preview: Blazers eyeing fourth straight victory

The VSU Blazers have feasted on their first three opponents, but this week’s game looks more like an appetizer. After an upset win over West Alabama last week, the Blazers find themselves in great position for another early Gulf South Conference victory, facing the troubled Shorter University Hawks. Last season, the Blazers shut out the Hawks 52-0 on Nov. 11. ...

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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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Blazers Soccer Continues Road Game Struggles

After taking down Florida Southern College in the final five minutes of the match on Friday, Sept. 7, VSU Women’s Soccer traveled down to Melbourne, Florida to face their first Gulf South Conference opponent. On Sunday, Sept. 9, the Lady Blazers faced off against Florida Tech, and the team was ready to get their first road win. The first half ...

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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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Column: Did Nike Really Do It?

Yeah, Nike is doin’ it. In fact, for their 30th anniversary “Just Do It campaign,” Nike did it. The sports apparel powerhouse has a reputation for echoing the voices of its athletes, but they went further than ever before with their latest campaign. Reactions to the campaign have been mixed. Unhappy customers have made videos destroying their Nike apparel, while ...

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Blazer Soccer Cruises to Victory over ASU

On the last day of August, VSU Women’s Soccer faced off against the Albany State Golden Rams for the first game of the season, and it didn’t take long for the Lady Blazers to find the back of the net. The Blazers rained in five scores to shut out the Golden Rams 5-0. Junior forward Ashley Lewis opened up the ...

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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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