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Blazers lose Cauthen to MTSU

With national signing day rapidly approaching, VSU is set to finish the recruiting process without one of their key weapons, defensive coordinator Joe Cauthen. Cauthen has been hired as the linebackers’ coach and Special Teams Coordinator at Middle Tennessee State University, a division I program that competes in the Sun Belt Conference. Cauthen will join the MTSU staff along with ...

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Fearless 2011 predictions

 With spring sports officially beginning practice last week, I thought it would be appropriate to give my predictions for the teams that will be competing for the famed red and black this upcoming spring.  Baseball: Although the Blazers lost a ton of talented players from last year’s team, including sluggers Brandon Decker, who was drafted by the LA Angels, and ...

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Film festival set for Saturday

 Lights, camera, action. That is what 14 VSU students have been saying throughout the entire semester, as they have been creating their own short films for the Film and Video society.  And now, on Saturday, Dec. 4, those 14 students will showcase their work during the Film Festival, which will be held at the Student Union Theatre.  Screenings of the ...

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Security scans bring safety

Last week, there were a lot of people making a big deal about the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) pat downs and the full body scanners that are now being used at airports across the nation.  Some people said it was invasive and that it broke the right of privacy for individuals that are traveling. Some said they felt violated. Others ...

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Dykes closes chapter at VSU

There are not many things left in Frank Dykes’ office. There is a half empty coke bottle and a few VSU football t-shirts, but besides that, the office that sits in the corner of the football field house is pretty bare and empty.

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VSU, UNA meet in first round of playoffs.

This Saturday, the VSU Blazers begin their push for their third national championship since 2004, when they host Gulf South Conference rival North Alabama in the first round of the NCAA Division II playoffs.

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Blazers excel with 3-pointers

 Last season, the VSU men’s basketball team mastered all kinds of ways to win basketball games. So far this season, the new-look Blazers are relying heavily on 3-point shooting to get them wins.  After falling to Saint Leo last Friday night in their season opener, the Blazers put together wins on Saturday and Tuesday night over No. 17 Rollins College, ...

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Blazers look to tackle Williams, Tigers

When the season begins, every team has the same goal: win the conference and win a national championship.   For the No. 7 VSU Blazers, one of those goals has already been accomplished, as the famed red and black earned at least a share of the Gulf South Conference championship with a 31-13 victory over the West Georgia Wolves this ...

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New look Blazers start season with three returners

  The South Region’s best men’s basketball team from last season will hit the court Friday night for the start of a new basketball era at VSU.   The new look VSU Blazers will open up their quest for prominence when they welcome Saint Leo to the VSU Complex.  “I don’t think you ever change your goals,” Mike Helfer, head basketball ...

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Blazers look to secure GSC title

When the VSU Blazers take on the West Georgia Wolves at 2 p.m. at the Bazemore-Hyder Stadium Saturday, they will be playing for more than in-state bragging rights and the Peach State Basket.

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