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Stellar defense earns Blazers home win vs Albany State

After a two-hour weather delay, No. 3 Valdosta State returned to Bazemore-Hyder Stadium to claim a 21-3 victory over Albany State. The VSU defense was dominant with four forced turnovers and did not let up all game, only giving up three points and 65 passing yards. Albany State quarterback Dionte Bonneau was sacked five times. The VSU offense achieved 354 ...

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Cheerleading isn’t a sport, it’s an Olympic sport

Well, a lot of people aren’t going to like this, but those people aren’t paying close enough attention to what this new ruling is saying. In July 2021, the International Olympic Committee voted to recognize competitive cheerleading as an official sport in the Olympics. They also voted to recognize rock climbing, skateboarding and break dancing as official Olympic sports. Before ...

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GUIDES introduces new wishing wall to provide hope for wishful community

It’s safe to say that colleges and universities everywhere have been shaken by the effects of the looming coronavirus this past year. While professors struggle with learning names and half-masked faces in the classroom, students are struggling with overwhelming workloads and the fear of the unknown regarding their futures. These struggles are being acknowledged everywhere, and here at VSU, The ...

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Blazers dominate Virginia Union in first road game

No. 6 VSU conquered Virginia Union 51-7 on the road with 559 yards of total offense and seven touchdowns. Quarterback Ivory Durham passed for 252 yards, while he and running backs Seth Mcgill and Jamar Thompkins combined for 307 rushing yards. The VSU defense finished with another dominant performance. Gulf South Conference Defensive Player of the Week Mondrell Jefferson was ...

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Amari Jones is one of a few redeeming qualities of Titletown High

*Spoiler Alert* Thanks to “Titletown High,” Netflix reality TV has made its way to Valdosta to document the Valdosta High School football program, a couple of key players and a couple of not-so-key players. It was filled with all story, drama, faux “off-camera” moments and cringe that we have come to expect from reality TV. There were a couple of ...

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VSU Volleyball splits in VSU fall tournament

The VSU women’s volleyball team split their four-game stand in the VSU fall tournament, which was held at The Complex on Sept. 10 and 11. The tournament was filled with both highs and lows for the Lady Blazers. Their 2-2 record in the tournament placed them fourth among the six schools who attended the tournament. The tournament also included Eckerd, ...

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Photos: Math Media reigns victorious in Triviarama event

On Aug. 25, Odum Library hosted Triviarama, a trivia game that tests students’ knowledge on the library.   Students played in teams of four. If students did not have a team, they were able to group with others. Once the groups were formed and a team name was made, groups set off with a time limit to complete the game. ...

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People Poll: What are some weekend activities you suggest for college students?

Mckayla Davis, a freshman nursing major “I’ll go to events on campus. I actually went to The Happening. I have also gone to Wild Adventures on weekends.” Landen Browning, a freshman chemistry major “I like to go to the movies and eat out on the weekends. I love spending time with my friends.” Benjamin Kotty, a senior computer information systems ...

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VSU football returns to action in dominant win over Savannah State

After 644 days without football here at VSU, the Blazers returned in dominant fashion with a 53-7 win over Savannah State. The offense, led by quarterback Ivory Durham, running back Seth Mcgill and wide receiver Lio’undre Gallimore, was dominant, racking up 395 yards of total offense with four touchdowns in an almost flawless act against Savannah State. VSU’s defense, led ...

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People poll: What’s your favorite Starbucks drink?

Ella Rose Clifford, dual-enrolled pre-med major “My favorite drink is the mango dragon fruit lemonade refresher because it is good, and I don’t like the taste of coffee.” Katlyn Hambrick, a freshman biology major “My favorite drink is the Vanilla Bean Creme because it is a vanilla flavor, and I like everything vanilla.” Iyanan Mitchell, a sophomore nursing major “My ...

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