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Blazers rout West Georgia, advance to quarterfinals

The No. 5 Blazers (10-1) started their playoff run with a bang, routing No. 13 West Georgia (9-3) 66-35 while racking up a school-record 719 yards. The Blazers will host No. 10 Bowie State (12-1) on Dec. 4 at 1 p.m. After trading punts to open the game, the Blazers got a fourth down stop in West Georgia territory. Two ...

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10 songs to put you in the holiday spirit

The holiday season has finally arrived to decorate, watch movies and make sweet treats. But Christmas isn’t complete without the right music playing in the background. Christmas music is what really puts people in the holiday spirit, so here is a list of the top 10 best Christmas songs to listen to get the holiday spirit. “All I Want for ...

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Adele’s heartbreak comforts listeners in ‘30’

Adele’s fourth studio studio album has been released, and she claims the inspiration for this album came from her recent divorce between her and her ex-husband, Simon Konecki. The leading single, “Easy on Me,” was released as a precursor to the release of the official, 12 tracks with 15 tracks on the deluxe edition. Adele has claimed that these songs ...

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Munger continues family cross country legacy

Cross country is no easy feat. It requires strength, endurance and determination. These are just a few of the traits that Alec Munger, a first-year nursing major and cross country runner here at VSU, incorporates into not just his races but everyday life. Born in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Munger has been an avid runner all his life. As a kid, he ...

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A conversation with Bill Connelly of ESPN

Bill Connelly is a sportswriter and analyst at ESPN who covers college football. He attended college at the University of Missouri and still lives in Columbia, Missouri, today. Early in his career, Connelly started out as a sports blogger writing for Football Outsiders. In 2011, he began writing fulltime with SB Nation. Finally, Connelly was brought on by ESPN in ...

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New additions coming to Wild Adventures in 2022

Wild Adventures Theme Park has announced new additions to be shown in the new year. These additions include a new restaurant, live music venue, partnership with Georgia Beer Company, new and expanded festivals, new nighttime events and new animal attraction. “The newest additions to Wild Adventures in 2022 will be a new restaurant and entertainment venue called Water’s Edge Brews ...

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A cheesy winner

Thanksgiving has quickly passed, but the holiday season is in full swing. There’s often food to bring people together in celebration and giving thanks. The Spectator Newsletter ran a poll asking what your favorite part of a Thanksgiving meal is. The selection was among the most common dishes including turkey, ham, mac and cheese, dressing, and pumpkin pie. This poll ...

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade lineup and who to look for

Watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade has become a staple in American households during the Thanksgiving holiday 1924. Coming back from the pandemic this year, Macy’s is pulling out new floats and balloons and providing amazing performances from celebrities to Broadway acts to marching bands. Some of the new floats people should expect to see is the Celebration Gator. This float ...

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Astroworld: a music festival or fight for survival?

A concert that started with the crowd enjoying time with friends and family turned into a tragedy took place on Nov. 5 at Travis Scott’s Astroworld. Before tragedy struck, there was enough space to dance around and enough breathing air, so it didn’t seem possible to suffocate. But it changed at mid-afternoon. There were noises coming from the front gate ...

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VSU suffers setback against West Florida

No. 2 VSU (9-1, 6-1 GSC) suffered their first loss of the season, falling to No. 3 West Florida (9-1, 6-1 GSC) 61-42 in Pensacola, Florida. It was the regular season finale for both teams. VSU was put behind early and often. For the second consecutive week, VSU was shutout 7-0 in the first quarter. West Florida added a field ...

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