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VSU soccer seeks first overall victory, welcomes GSC opponents

Written by Kristin Whitman. VSU’s women’s soccer team gears up for another “Gulf War” this weekend with two Gulf South Conference games. VSU takes on Christian Brothers University Friday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. for the home opener, and finish the weekend road trip against Delta State University Sunday, Sept 21 at 1 p.m. The Blazers enter the weekend with a ...

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Volleyball loses senior leader, looks to recover

Written by Neil Frawley. After suffering back to back road losses, the VSU volleyball team (4-2, 1-2) will look to rebound when it faces Union University and Christian Brothers University this weekend. In VSU’s first four wins, not a single match reached the fifth set. That trend continued against Shorter University on Saturday and No. 18 University of West Florida ...

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NFL suspends Rice due to scandal

Written by: Shane Thomas Video of former Baltimore Raven running back Ray Rice dragging his unconscious wife out of an Atlantic City, New Jersey elevator was good for a two-game suspension. The knockdown leading to the drag-out got him banned indefinitely. On Monday, the now-infamous video surfaced showing Rice knocking out his then-fiancée Janay Palmer in an elevator. In addition to ...

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Cross Country Is Optimistic About New Season

Written by: Marquez Slaughter The men’s VSU cross-country team is ready for its fresh start this season at the Fleet Feet Sports/Earl Jacoby Invitational Saturday in New Market, Alabama. This season, the team consists of eight freshman, two sophomores, a junior, a senior and a graduate student. Sophomore and second year team member Joshua Hall was a redshirt last year ...

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Volleyball is riding winning streak, still concerns

Written by: Neil Frawley With just three games under their belt, it’s too early to talk season standings or project end-of-season results for the VSU Blazer volleyball team. However, three games are enough to provide a sample size to pick apart and analyze all that was worked on throughout the preseason. Before the Blazers embark on their upcoming road trip, ...

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D-2 championship rematch set for VSU, WSSU

Written by: Chris Webb The VSU football team will play Winston-Salem State in an early season Top-25 matchup. No. 23 Valdosta State (1-0) will take on no. 12 Winston-Salem State (1-0) at 4 p.m. Saturday in the “Cobb County Clash” taking place at McEachern High School’s Cantrell Stadium in Powder Springs, Georgia. It was not too long ago that these two ...

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Blazers cruise to blowout win over Albany State

This story was written by Chris Webb. Valdosta State looked sharp to start out the season defeating Albany State 38-10 in front of a crowd of 8,403 at Bazemore-Hyder stadium on Saturday night. Things didn’t start out so sharp for VSU though, going three and out on their first two possessions of the night. “The start was frustrating, we are ...

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Do D-1 Athletes Deserve Wages? You decide

PRO- Written by: Austin Wells Paying student-athletes is difficult to argue, but we must hear the different opinions. However, money talks and when you look at the revenue that schools make from athletics, it’s hard to say that the student-athletes competing and helping to bring that money in shouldn’t be a part of that revenue. According to Forbes, the University of ...

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VSU Rugby Club To Hold Car Wash Fundraiser

Written by: Lia Armistead. The Valdosta State Rugby Club is having a car wash Saturday, Sept. 6 at 9 a.m. in the Lucky’s parking lot off Baytree Rd. to raise money for their spring season. According to Max Mundel, the team has been very successful in raising money from the car wash in the past. Last semester the club rose between ...

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New Coach Ready To Open Season

Written By: Kristin Whitman. Valdosta State University women’s soccer team opens their season at North Georgia College Friday, Sept. 5 at 4 p.m. The team is looking to continue their success after their 10-0 win over South Georgia State College in their scrimmage on Wednesday, Aug. 27. First year head coach, Rebecca Nolin, was all smiles after the scrimmage and ...

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