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Once more: VSU wins GSC crown, avoids Argos comeback

In the nippy November air, the VSU Blazers held onto the ball for the last three-and-a-half minutes to secure the 26-21 victory and the Gulf South Conference championship for back-to-back seasons against the West Florida Argonauts. Both teams entered the game undefeated in conference play, so whoever left Bazemore-Hyder Stadium with a victory would also hoist the illustrious trophy It ...

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Blazers exhaust free throws, romp Golden Rams

Forty-minutes is the new eternity. Every millisecond was clocked to decide the Blazers and Albany State, as VSU came out on top, defeating the Golden Rams 93-87 on Nov. 9 at the VSU Complex. The primary reason for the extremely long matchup was due to VSU’s constant visit to the foul line. The Blazers shot 27-30 (90 percent) on free ...

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Lady Blazers’ bench, Frey shines in win over Albany State

Lady Blazers head coach Deandra Schirmer is smiling somewhere. Maybe the starting five, as well, for much of the day off. The bench unit had quite the Saturday afternoon, crushing winless Albany State (0-2) 87-56 at the VSU Complex. The VSU second unit registered 54 points, nearly tying the Lady Rams game total. With this, Schirmer can look down on ...

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Preview: Lady Blazers plan to ‘settle in’ against Wildcats

The Lady Blazers are ready to tip-off the opening season. VSU opens their regular season in the Surcheros Lady Blazers GSC/SIAC Basketball Challenge. They’ll play Fort Valley State on Friday and Albany State on Saturday. It will be the first competitive games for Lady Blazers head coach Deandra Schirmer. They wrapped up their preseason going on the road to play ...

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People Poll: Why are you registered to vote?

Andrew Miller, freshman computer science major “I am a registered voter and the reason that I’m a registered voter is because I actually do care about what goes on in the community. Eventually, everyone gets older, but at the same time if we don’t actually get out there and get registered then who else is actually going to make the ...

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Student Spotlight: Spivey leads with experience

“She is going to be one of those people who evokes change in the world,” said a peer when talking about Danielle Spivey, a junior Spanish major with dreams to do just that. Spivey is no stranger to taking control and leading others in the right direction. The first organization she was involved with on campus was Spanish Club. By ...

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Tennant’s Hat Trick leads VSU over Union

Senior Riley Tennant illustrated a hat trick to propel the Lady Blazers soccer team 6-0 victory against Union University Nov. 3. VSU improved to 9-6 overall and 7-4 in Gulf South Conference play.  The Lady Blazers have won three consecutive matchups.  Tennant finished the game with a career-high three goals on six shots and four on frame and one assist in ...

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Ground and Pound: Blazers backfield duo on record pace

Blazers sophomore running backs Jamar Thompkins Seth McGill, seem to be running up the charts with their season rushing yards. Jamar has a solid 678 rushing yards throughout this season while Seth McGill has 524.   Both players have a real shot at getting close to 1,000 rushing yards each before the end of the season and Head Coach Gary ...

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Men’s basketball makes appearance in NABC poll

VSU men’s basketball ranks No. 12 in the preseason National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division II Top 25. The Blazers are coming off its third-straight 20-plus win season, third-straight NCAA postseason berth and third-straight Gulf South Conference regular season title. The Blazers finished 24-7 last season under head coach Mike Helfer, who enters his year No. 15. VSU went 16-4 last ...

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Ten iconic celebrity Halloween costumes

It’s finally Halloween time, folks! From the horror movie marathons to the trips to haunted houses, Halloween is a favorite holiday of many people. However, you cannot forget one of the most important parts of the Halloween season: the costumes! So today, we are going to break down some of the most iconic Halloween costumes showcased by celebrities. Let’s get ...

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