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Vincennes, IN – Three Lady Trailblazers went over 20 points in a high-scoring 115 – 65 victory over the Shawnee Lady Saints. In the first-half; the Vincennes’ defense was key for building a 31-point halftime lead. VU forced the Lady Saints to commit 24 turnovers in the first 20 minutes. Another factor was sophomore Claudia Stan who made her presence in front of the basket known many times...

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Vincennes, IN – Justin Goodwin, 27th-place finisher at the IHSAA Cross Country Championships this past fall, top-10 miler in the state of Indiana, and brother of former Vincennes University Men’s Basketball player Janzen Goodwin, has signed to continue his running career for the Trailblazers next fall. “I am truly grateful for the opportunity. I can’t thank Coach Albrecht enough for believing...

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Carrollton, GA - VU baseball split their opening series on the road vs. West Georgia Tech. VU dropped game 1 7 - 6 in 8 innings and won game 2 9 - 6 in 9 innings last Saturday, February 3rd. West Georgia Tech jumped out to an early 2 - 0 lead on VU in the first 4 innings. The Trailblazers however answered in the top of the 5th scoring their first run of the season. Freshman SS Colton White...

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Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers hosted Rend Lake College in a District P showdown. VU came out on top, 89 – 60, earning the Lady Trailblazers their 14th straight victory. Vincennes got off to a slow start against the Lady Warriors, ending the first quarter down 24 – 23. VU fought back in the second quarter though to claim a 6-point halftime lead. Sophomore Ladellia...

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Robinson, IL – Freshman Lony Francis, Jr. lead the #3 Vincennes University Trailblazers with 16 points and 11 rebounds in VU’s 78 – 50 victory over the rival Statesmen of Lincoln Trail. The Trailblazers got out to an early 15 – 2 lead on the Statesmen, and Lincoln Trail’s goal from there was to keep the game as close as possible. VU went into halftime with a 41 – 30 lead and had a few...

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Robinson, IL – The Vincennes Lady Trailblazers continue to roll after their 13th straight victory on the season in a defensive battle vs. Lincoln Trail. The Lady Trailblazers came into tonight’s game averaging 90.9 points per game, and seemingly for the first time this season the shots were not falling for VU. Vincennes was playing from behind for an overwhelming majority of the game and went...

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Centralia, IL - Sophomores Mykel Roth and Ladellia Maggett combined for 34 points in the Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers’ 71 - 49 victory over Kaskaskia. Vincennes got up on Kaskaskia early leading 18 – 11 after the first quarter and built from there. Freshman Janiya Davis helped VU build on their early lead scoring half of the Lady Trailblazers points in the second quarter, pushing...

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Centralia, IL – The freshman duo of Ty Gadsden and Lony Francis, Jr. combine for 39 of the Trailblazers 70 points in a 70 – 58 victory over the Blue Devils. Vincennes University got off to a slow start which saw them down early by the score of 16 – 10, before the Trailblazers went on a 20 – 3 run, which propelled VU to a 34 – 30 lead at halftime. Early in the second half, the Trailblazers...

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Vincennes, IN – Vincennes University’s Volleyball team is happy to announce the signing of Ryleigh Fidler and Brantli Lannan from Linton-Stockton High School. In the past 4 seasons, Linton-Stockton has won 2 Conference and 3 Sectional Championships. Ryleigh Fidler is the daughter of John Fidler and Jenny Bradbury. Fidler is a 5-foot 9 defensive specialist and outside hitter. Ryleigh is a...

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Indianapolis, IN – The Vincennes University Track & Field team turned in another impressive showing this weekend by qualifying 6 athletes to the NJCAA National Meet in Lubbock, Texas, as well as notching several personal bests. Sophomore Maisie Lay started the trend this weekend in the 5,000 meter run. Lay clocked the 3rd fastest in the indoor 5k in the University’s history, crossed the...

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Vincennes, IN – The #3 Vincennes University Trailblazers defeated Wabash Valley College 73 – 71 in a game that literally came down to the final seconds. The Trailblazers were evenly matched with the Warriors of Wabash Valley early on in this game, with 7 first-half lead changes, and only managing to go into the locker room with a 2-point lead. In the first 20-minutes of play VU showed that...

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Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers pulled off the upset of District P rival Wabash Valley in a game that came down to the very last second. Vincennes went into halftime with a 45 – 41 lead over the highly ranked Lady Warriors. VU sophomore Ladellia Maggett was a major reason for the early lead, with a game-high 19 points, while also adding 4 assists, and 3 steals....

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Vincennes, IN – The #3 ranked Vincennes University Trailblazers put their unbeaten season on the line as the hosted #25 ranked Southwestern Illinois College. VU found themselves in a tough spot at halftime, after a 3-point buzzer beater put Southwestern Illinois ahead 41 – 40 going into the break. The Trailblazers were lead early on by sophomore guard Isaiah Tisdale who was the games leading...

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Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers played host to the Blue Storm of Southwestern Illinois tonight and came away with the 105 – 45 victory in the District P contest. Vincennes came out on a mission tonight and struck early, ending the first quarter with a 33 – 11 lead, and continued to add on from there. The Lady Trailblazers went into halftime with a 34-point lead....

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Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Volleyball team is excited to announce the signing of Kloie McGrew out of Burris Laboratory School in Muncie, Indiana. Kloie McGrew is the daughter of Peter McGrew and Mark and Jessica Terry. McGrew is a 5 – 6 defensive specialist/setter, who is a member of the National Honor Society and plans to major in Behavioral Science. Kloie was named as her...

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Vincennes, IN – Freshmen Ty Gadsden and Lony Francis, Jr. as well as sophomore Isaiah Tisdale each put together 20 + point nights as VU kept their unbeaten season alive with a 100 – 61 victory over the Lakers of Lake Land. District 16 games are known for physical play. This game lived up to this billing and then some, as early on Vincennes and Lake Land seemed to trade foul calls at each...

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Godfrey, IL – Sophomore Isaiah Tisdale and freshman Keith Clemons combined for 47 points in the #3 Trailblazers 102-60 victory over Lewis and Clark. Vincennes jumped on Lewis and Clark early and continued to roll to a 51 – 31 half-time lead. The Trailblazers shot an outstanding 50% from the field in the first 20 minutes. VU finished off the wire-to-wire victory by outscoring Lewis and Clark by...

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Colorado Springs, CO - The NJCAA Men's Basketball Coaches Association announced its 2018 Hall of Fame inductees on Friday. A pair of current coaches along with a former standout on the court have been enshrined into the 2018 class; including current Head Coach of the Trailblazers, Todd Franklin Entering his 21st season as a head coach at the collegiate level, there is no doubt why Todd...

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Harrisburg, IL – The #2 Vincennes University Trailblazers kept their undefeated season alive after a 98 – 61 victory in a District 16 matchup with the Falcons of Southeastern Illinois. This game started the way many Trailblazers fans have grown accustom to this season, with VU jumping out to an 11 – 0 lead. After that, things did not get much better for the short-handed Falcons, Vincennes...

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Richmond, IN – Cali Topolski is a 5-foot 6 defensive specialist/setter, out of South Bend, Indiana, and graduated from South Bend St. Joseph High School. Cali is the daughter of Carolyn Topolski. At Vincennes Topolski had two exceptional seasons as a setter, helping the team reach a hitting percentage of .250% in 2016 and a .233% in 2017. As a sophomore Cali had 391 set assists, 146 digs,...

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Play4Kay

The Vincennes University Athletic Department hosts Play4Kay and raises donations for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund annually. VU Women’s Basketball Coach and Athletic Director Harry Meeks has a special connection to the late Yow, who was the longtime coach at North Carolina State. He had the pleasure of meeting her while he was an assistant coach at Western Carolina University. This left a lasting impression on him and made this cause important to him and the Trailblazers.

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