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What’s Your Take: Are Referees Taking Over?

LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, James Harden, Demarcus Cousins, Draymond Green, Carmelo Anthony and the list continues. You know what all these players have in common? They all have been ejected from games this NBA season, and it isn’t even the halfway mark of the season. Tension between the players and referees have been rising over the past few ...

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2018 Hall of Fame class announced

The 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Class has been announced. The official ceremony will be held on January 20, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Student Union Ballrooms. This will be the 22nd class that is inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame. The class will consist of: Ken Ferrell, Contributer, 1968-99 Ferrell is a former employee that has contributed ...

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Blazers offense helps defeat Tuskegee

Tuesday night, the No. 22 ranked VSU Men’s Basketball team cruised into a 107-81 win over the Tuskegee Tigers in a non-conference matchup at The Complex. Coming off their first loss last week to West Florida, the squad came back in dominant form to get their seventh win of the season. The Blazers were vicious on both ends of the ...

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What’s your Take: A Rose Without Petals

When the kid from Chicago, named Derrick Rose, got drafted to his hometown team, the Bulls, everyone knew that he would be a star. In his first year in the league, he won the 2008-2009 Rookie of the Year honor and got the Bulls back to the playoffs. In only his third year, he became the youngest NBA MVP and ...

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Shooter’s Shoot: Justice making his own name at VSU

On the hardwood, Beau Justice and the hoop have a very special relationship. Justice, a sharpshooting junior guard for the scorching 2017-2018 Blazers basketball team, shattered nearly every scoring record during his high school career and has continued to perform here at VSU. Growing up in Peebles, Ohio, a small town 64 miles east of Cincinnati, Justice was deemed the ...

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Lady Blazers stay perfect after torching tournament opponents

This past weekend, the No. 8 ranked VSU Lady Blazers basketball team defeated Fort Valley State and Albany State in lopsided affairs. The Lady Blazers faced Fort Valley State in the season opener on Friday night and took home an 87-53 win. Preseason All-GSC member Madi Mitchell was inactive for the game due to a leg injury but her teammates ...

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Women’s Basketball starts journey for fourth title

The VSU Women’s Basketball team brought home their third championship last year, and Friday marks the start of the road to the fourth. The VSU Lady Blazers top the preseason conference polls, as voted by the league’s head coaches. In last year’s preseason poll, the Lady Blazers were predicted to finish the season in ninth place. The ranking isn’t a ...

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Blazers hope to honor seniors, make quick work of Shorter

After West Alabama crushed postseason hopes for the Blazers, VSU Football is looking to end the regular season on a high note. The Blazers were riding a three-game win streak before falling to the Tigers 38-14. That game was senior night for the Blazers, but Saturday’s contest could be the last football game ever for many of the seniors Blazers. ...

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Buie brings experience to Lady Blazers

When Taylor Buie was just learning about sports, her brother, who wanted to be Michael Jordan, introduced her to the game of basketball. Now, years later, Buie will finish a successful college basketball career with the VSU Blazers, chasing one last shot at a national title. Buie, a 5’5’’ guard who grew up in Puyallup, Washington, a town 35 miles ...

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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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