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Blazing QB battle

UPDATE: Page has been edited for accuracy Jake Medlock Height: 6’3” Weight: 220 lbs. Previous school: Florida Atlantic Spring game stats: 11 of 20 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns Medlock undoubtedly has the experience to be the next starter. He started 23 games for the Panthers. Medlock comes into a battle after leaving a quarterback battle at FIU, ...

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Rugby seeks funds for tourney

The Valdosta State rugby club has made it to the national championship tournament−almost. After going 5-0 in a qualifying tournament at Emory College on April 12, the team earned the right to play with the nation’s best teams in the National Small College Rugby Organization national championship. The only problem the team is facing is funds. In order for the ...

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Softball honors seniors in exhibition game

The main opponent for the No. 21 Valdosta State softball team at this moment is rust. After having last weekend’s regular season finale series at home canceled due to weather conditions, VSU (36-12) has announced that an intrasquad exhibition “senior” game will take place tomorrow night beginning at 6 p.m. in Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park. The scrimmage was designed ...

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Baseball nears end

With just two games remaining in the regular season, Valdosta State looks to get on track for the postseason and play winning baseball. The Blazers host non-conference opponent Thomas (26-16) this Saturday in a doubleheader. The Night Hawks, competing at the NAIA Division I level, should prove to be a tough test. VSU should embrace the chance to play a ...

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Valdosta baseball minors revisited

Baseball reigned King. Baseball and tobacco, that is. In 1939, minor league baseball came to the small, southern town of Valdosta, Ga. Until 1958, (with the exception of 1943-45 due to World War II) the residents of this rural community would experience minor league baseball for themselves. Four different major league teams had Class D affiliates in Valdosta during this ...

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Rain failed to dampen Earth Day festivities

Written by: John Preer     Fear of bad weather moved the Earth Day event inside.  Although the change of venue didn’t compliment the celebration of nature, attendants were still in high spirits as they observed the holiday.  SAVE spread the message of conservation with informational booths and “green” activities.   Attendants enjoyed free food and a live band, while gaining a new reverence for Mother Earth.  Children attending the ...

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Blazefest returns: VSU hosts local music festival

Written by: Abbie Baggerly  WVVS-BLAZEfm is bringing back the popular Blazefest.  Blazefest is a spring music festival featuring eight local bands and musicians.  The festival begins on the front lawn at 2 p.m. and will last until around 8:45 p.m. It is free and open to all VSU students and members of the community.  Spectators will be able to meet ...

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Internet lives on after heartbleed

Written by: Joseph Albahari Are your passwords safe? That depends on when you last changed them. On April 7, it was made public that the security of the Internet was compromised by the Heartbleed bug. Heartbleed, or CVE-2014-0160 as it is technically named, is an OpenSSL security bug that has affected about 17 percent of the internet’s websites. The bug ...

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Not your average suit and tie: new provost adds flair to academic affairs

Written by: John Stephen VSU has finally found a permanent provost—a well-traveled Trinidad and Tobago native who jams to vinyl records, has a passion for helping students succeed and yes, even takes long walks on the beach with his wife. Dr. Hudson Rogers, father of two and grandfather of one, currently lives in Fort Meyers, Fla., where he has resided ...

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Sex-tape scandals keep stars relevant

By: Tyra Mills TV personalities Mimi Faust and Nikko Smith, who are featured on VH1’s reality series, “Love and Hip Hop NY,” sent Twitter accounts into a frenzy across the country when their “homemade” sex tape dropped online last week. There has been a mixed reaction to sex tapes in the celebrity world. Some fans are disgusted and some pass ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

Check the current number of cases on the VSU campus here!