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Column: The interest will be high for Helfer

Bent down, usually at the end of the Blazers’ bench, is an observant. Observing the screens, cuts and movements of his team, head coach Mike Helfer is a student of the game. For 14 years, Helfer has coached the Blazers, averaging 20 wins a season. Since 2017, the Blazers have made an appearance in the NCAA tournament. In the Gulf ...

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Preview: Blazers heads to Magnolia Grove for conference championship

Robert Trent Jones has designed or lent a hand in the layout of over 500 golf courses worldwide. On April 15-16,  none will play a more prominent role than Crossings at Magnolia Grove, where the VSU Blazers hope to win the Gulf South Conference Tournament. The first architect inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, Jones studied landscape architecture, ...

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Done deal: Kuhns accepts head coaching spot at Samford

It’s official: The Carley Kuhns era is over at VSU. VSU Athletic Director Herb Reinhard announced on April 10, Kuhns will not return as the VSU Lady Blazers basketball head coach. Kuhns has accepted the head coaching position at Samford University, coaching the Lady Bulldogs. Samford is a NCAA Division I member of the Southern Conference. The Lady Bulldogs had ...

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Report: Kuhns leaving VSU for Samford

The VSU Lady Blazers will go into next season without Head Coach Carley Kuhns. According to a news release by the Valdosta Daily Times, Kuhns will leave her alma mater to coach the Samford Lady Bulldogs. On March 18, Samford’s head coaching position opened as coach Mike Morris retired. Morris coached the Lady Bulldogs for 17 seasons, amassing 279 wins. ...

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Unforgettable: Justice caps off Blazers’ career

Beau knows basketball. As his senior year comes to a close, he begins preparations for a new life away from VSU. A native of Peebles, Ohio, Justice graduated in three years, and decided to take a higher education Masters program in order to complete his eligibility as a student athlete. Justice made his mark his senior season, cementing himself as ...

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Blazers play as ‘individuals’ at Pensacola tourney.

For the first time in my year of VSU golf coverage, I didn’t know what place the Blazers came in. It soon came to my attention that top player Matt Anderson and Sophomore Wesley Hanson had both withdrawn from the field at the Argonaut Invitational Tuesday. Anderson decided to at Pensacola Country Club’s driving range, while Hanson did so on ...

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Thomas: First baseball game

Tuesday my 2 p.m. to 4:15 was cut short an hour, allowing more free time for the rest of the day. It was a partly cloudy 63-degree day, so I decided to step out of my element and attend the baseball game as the Blazers faced Augusta University at Billy Grant Field. Throughout my three years at VSU, I never ...

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Goff completes coaching staff, four new hires

Four new coaches will work alongside newly hired Valdosta State football head coach Gary Goff for the 2019 season. Ex-Tiffin University defensive coordinator Lee Stalker and offensive line coach Ryan Allgood will follow Goff. Goff coached at Tiffin since 2011. Stalker spent the last five seasons with Goff, where he coached defensive line, special teams and was the run-game coordinator ...

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Denmark to workout for Saints, Browns

Ex-Blazers cornerback Stephen Denmark fits the bill for a legitimate shutdown corner in the NFL; at least that’s what the New Orleans Saints and Cleveland Browns believe. According to a report from Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Saints have plans to host Denmark for a private workout very soon, following a Browns workout. The date for the workouts ...

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VSU Tennis continues win streak, defeats ranked opponents

Gulf South Conference tennis has been put on red alert, as VSU continues to take out some their strongest opponents. The red hot Blazers tennis team continues its winning streak, defeating back to back ranked opponents in no. 15 University of West Alabama and no. 8 University of West Florida. That is now eight straight victories, improving their record to ...

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