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Coach Poyer has the Lady Blazers ready

Michael Wilson Sports Editor mhwilson@valdosta.edu The Lady Blazers have entered the season on what could best be called a mission. With a 7-2 record to start the season, Head Coach Sia Poyer may have just figured out that special ingredients needed to propel this team past mediocrity. The team has not lost back-to-back games yet this season, which has been ...

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The Blazers loss forces Dean to reevaluate the rest of the season

Michael Wilson Sports Editor mhwilson@valdosta.edu The season did not start the way it was supposed to, or at least I’m sure that is how Coach David Dean and his players feel. Newberry probably has a slightly different opinion on it.  The fact is that this is Dean’s first home opening loss, and more importantly it is his first loss to ...

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Blazers give new meaning to running by committee

 Edward Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.edu  On most football teams across America, offenses generally use only one or two main running backs. This is not the case for the Valdosta State Blazers.  In their season opening loss to Newberry College, the Blazers featured four running backs, David Arnold, Ronnye Nelson, Derrick Harris and Michael Brown. The four combined to rush for ...

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Accomplishments abound for decorated reciever despite loss

Edward Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.edu Although the Valdosta State Blazers lost on Saturday night to Newberry College, some history was made at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium that was positive.  Senior wide receiver Cedric Jones moved up in the VSU record books on Saturday night with his four catches and his one touchdown reception. The four catches moved Jones into third on VSU’s ...

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The PGA returns to “reality”

Sports Column ______________ Mike Bianchi The Orlando Sentinel (MCT) AUGUSTA, Ga.: In the illustrious annals of golf, this 72nd Masters will go down in the history books with the 1992 Yeehaw Junction Yip and Yank Member-Guest and the 2004 Goony Golf Pro-Am held at the Tiki Island Volcano Course on International Drive.

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Memphis blows a fourth quarter lead

Scott Fowler McClatchy Newspapers (MCT) SAN ANTONIO: What a game. What a night. And what an incredible collapse. The specter of 2008 will now join the ghost of Elvis in permanent residence in Memphis. And Elvis will be looked upon much more fondly there than the ghost of this nutty 2008 national championship game, in which Memphis blew a nine-point ...

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