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Bell confident in his team’s abilities

Despite being 0-2 on the season, head coach Kerwin Bell is confident that VSU Football will win their first game on Saturday. “We have to make sure we go in with the attitude we had last week,” Bell said. “This is our back against the wall mentality, we have to play with great passion and the grip that I love.’ ...

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Blazers set to hold home opener against Lions

After a surprise bye week, the Blazer’s next game will be featured on ESPN3 when they host No. 10 North Alabama for the GSC Game of the Week. The dangers of Hurricane Irma voided the Blazers matchup against Fort Valley State last week prohibiting the Blazers from an opportunity to make additional improvements and get their first win before entering ...

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SUCCESS leads VSU student cleanup

Students Uniting Change with Commitment through Empowering Strong Service (SUCCESS) mentors, are teaming up with other VSU organizations to clean up Valdosta. According to SUCCESS president Chealsea Warren, the idea came from one of SUCCESS’s members, Daughtry Melton. Melton originally presented his suggestion to the members of the group, who reached out to other organizations. “Everyone was so willing to ...

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Businesses prepare for Hurricane Irma

Retail outlets and businesses across Valdosta prepared for Hurricane Irma by boarding up and closing their doors. A Hurricane Warning has gone into effect for Lowndes County, Georgia as of 5:36 p.m. on Sept. 9. According to the National Weather Service, Valdosta will feel effects from the outer bands of Hurricane Irma on Sunday, Sept. 10. People should expect rain at ...

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Irma disrupts VSU Athletics

In expectation of poor weather from Hurricane Irma, the football and soccer matches for Saturday and Sunday have been cancelled. Originally, VSU Football was slated to compete in the Okefenokee on Saturday at 7 p.m. in Waycross against Fort Valley State University. Kickoff time was changed to 3 p.m. in hopes of salvaging the contest. However, it was announced on ...

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VSU issues updates on Irma

As of Wednesday night, Hurricane Irma is nearing Puerto Rico. Although it is too early to see if Irma will completely hit the United States, Florida is bracing itself for the impact Irma could possibly have. With 185 mph winds, Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal have declared a state of emergency for the coasts of both ...

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Blazers look to get their swagger back at Okefenokee Classic

The Okefenokee Classic offers a chance for the Blazers to right the ship. Before entering the first game of the season the Blazers were ranked No. 11 in the nation. After folding up against unranked Albany State in a 26-12 loss, the VSU Blazers fell out of the rankings and catapulted the Wildcats to the No. 20 ranked team in ...

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Valdosta: Where’s the water?

As of Wednesday night, panic and evacuation measures have led to a shortage of water in Valdosta stores. Hurricane Irma made landfall Wednesday morning, and residents of Florida and Georgia are taking precaution by stocking up on essentials such as water and gas. If you want to know which retail outlets, gas stations or grocery stores have water, here is ...

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Spec’ Sports Weekend Recap Photos

Blazer athletics had a big opening weekend in Titletown, USA. Soccer brought home a 3-1 victory over Clayton State. Men’s Cross Country placed third in the Border Clash race on Friday while Women’s Cross Country placed fifth. Football lost their opening game to Albany State 29-12. Our photographers were there to capture some of the moments.     Football photos by ...

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