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Inaugural ‘Helfer’s Heroes’ camp touches community

Tuesday night, the VSU Men’s basketball team won their Gulf South Conference Quarterfinal matchup against West Georgia, putting on a sharpshooting performance on the hardwood. Off the court, they seem to have had higher success. On Feb. 24 at, head coach Mike Helfer and his team hosted boys and girls with special needs from grades 3-12 at the Complex. The ...

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Helping Hands: Helfer’s experience extends beyond the court

Mike Helfer’s fiery passion and cool confidence make him one of the most respected coaches in the country but his success never came overnight. Helfer was born in Newark, Ohio, where he attended Newark Catholic High School. During his teenage years, Helfer was heavily involved with athletics. He was a tri-sport star, receiving All-State honors in basketball and football, while ...

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Blazers drop preseason exhibition in Athens

The VSU Men’s Basketball team got their first taste of the 2017-2018 season during a preseason exhibition matchup Thursday night against the Georgia Bulldogs in a 117-74 loss. Defense was certainly a major entity of the contest that was held at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. The first score of the game came after two minutes of play when Co-SEC ...

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