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Harrisburg, IL – The Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers traveled to Southeastern Illinois and came away with a convincing 76-52 victory over the District P Rival Lady Falcons. The Lady Trailblazers jumped on Southeastern Illinois early, holding a 21-point lead after the first quarter, and continued to roll into half-time leading 40-23. Freshman Janiya Davis came off the bench to lead the...

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Vincennes, IN – The #2 Vincennes University Trailblazers continue their unbeaten season with an 87 – 60 win over Owens Community College. The first-half of this game was a back-and-forth contest, rarely seen outside of a District 16 match-up. There were 9 lead changes and 4 times when the score was tied in the first 20 minutes of action. VU’s backcourt duo of sophomore Isaiah Tisdale and...

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Vincennes, IN – The VU Lady Trailblazers started their 2018 right where 2017 left off, improving their winning streak to 8 straight after an 80 – 59 win over Owen Community College. In the first-half, the Lady Trailblazers fought back-and-forth with the Express over control of the lead. In total there were 6 lead changes and 5 times the score was tied in the opening two quarters. Vincennes...

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Vincennes, IN - The Vincennes University Athletic Department is happy to announce the signing of Macy Michels to the Trailblazers’ Volleyball team. Michels is the daughter of Curt and Sandy Michels, and is a member of the National Honor Society and plans to major in nursing. Macy comes to VU by way of Teutopolis High School in Illinois, where Michels led the to a school record 24 wins in 2017....

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Vincennes, IN-The #2 ranked Vincennes Trailblazers came back after a 3-week break to defeat Elizabethtown Tech by the score of 108 – 29. In the first-half the Elizabethtown Tech Barons seemed to be over-matched by the highly-ranked Vincennes University Trailblazers. VU going into half-time with a 54 – 16 lead. Freshmen Keith Clemons led all scoring in early portion of the game with 11 points....

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Vincennes, IN- The Vincennes University Volleyball team is happy to welcome their newest signee, Ryli Bobbitt. Ryli is the daughter of Jon Bobbitt and Tricia Wolfe, and plans on majoring in nursing. She is a 6 foot tall middle blocker and outside hitter. Last year at Sullivan High School she led the Lady Arrows in hitting percentage (27.2%) and blocks (81). Ryli helped lead Sullivan to a 30-6...

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PRESS RELEASE Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame One Hall of Fame Court New Castle, IN 47362 765-529-1891 info@hoopshall.com   2018 Women's Silver Anniversary Team Members Announced (New Castle) - Eighteen women have been named to the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s 2018 Silver Anniversary Team, based on outstanding accomplishments as a senior basketball player 25 years ago. The team...

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Carterville, IL-The #2 Vincennes University Trailblazers improved to 14-0 after an 82-73 victory over District 16 rival John A. Logan. Coming out of half-time down by 3, VU found themselves in a rare spot, as they had previously only trailed twice after the first-half. The Trailblazers relied on their starters to help take control of the game, scoring 63 of the team’s 82 points. Vincennes got...

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Carterville, IL-The Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers defeated District P opponent John A. Logan 79-76, led by Maggett, Roth, and Easley. Anytime John A. Logan and Vincennes meet up on a basketball court, men’s or women’s, one thing can always be counted on; the game will come down to the very end. Tonight’s game lived up to the hype. Even after the Lady Trailblazers jumped out to a...

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Vincennes, IN-The Vincennes University Volleyball team continues to add to an already impressive 2018 recruiting class with the addition of Vincennes Lincoln’s Grace Doane. Grace is the daughter of Kyle and Kathy Doane. Doane is a 5’10” middle blocker and opposite hitter, who had 306 kills and a team leading 81 blocks in 2017. Grace was the recipient of many honors including; Big 8...

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Vincennes, IN-The #2 Vincennes University Trailblazers improved to 13-0 after a hard-fought 85-63 win over District 16 rival Olney Central. The first-half was a very exciting hard-fought battle as usual from any Region 16 match-up. Sophomore Rodney Culver, Jr. was the Trailblazers leading scorer at the break with 8 points, fellow sophomore Isaiah Tisdale along with freshman Ty Gadsden each...

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Vincennes, IN-The Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers improved to 9-4 on the season after an 89-56 victory over the Lady Knights of Olney Central. The Lady Trailblazers got off to a hot start, going on a 7-0 to begin the game, leading to a 49-23 halftime advantage. The 2nd quarter is where Vincennes really seemed to find their groove, outscoring the Lady Knights by 20 in the period....

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Sedalia, MO-Freshman Marquitta Easley ultimately ended the game with 5 clutch late game free throws. Easley ended up leading Vincennes with 22 points, as the Lady Trailblazers went on to an 87-82 victory over State Fair College. Going into half-time with a 42-38 lead, Vincennes found themselves locked in a battle with the Lady Roadrunners. The third quarter saw VU go on a 16-6 run, leading to...

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Vincennes, IN-The #23 Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers came into tonight’s game on a mission, and with the 98-62 victory over Mineral Area, I would say the mission was a success. The first-half of the game was a defensive battle fought in the backcourt. Mineral Area and Vincennes combined for 20 turnovers, many resulting in fast-break opportunities on the offensive end. Sophomore...

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Ullin, IL-The #4 Vincennes University Trailblazers found themselves in a tightly-contested match-up versus District 16 opponent Shawnee, ultimately coming away with the 77-70 victory. The Trailblazers were in an unfamiliar position going into half-time, trailing Shawnee 35-33. This type of low-scoring, defensive battle is the exact type of game we’ve come to expect out of a District 16 game....

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Ullin, IL-The #23 VU Lady Trailblazers were on fire tonight as they took down their District P opponent Shawnee by the final score of 126-60. Vincennes took control of the game early, ending the first quarter of action with a 9-point lead, and improving even more with a 24-point half-time lead. Sophomore Mykel Roth got the Lady Trailblazers rolling early with 17 of her game-high 29 points...

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Vincennes, IN – Former Interim Head Cross Country Coach Blake Albrecht has been named the permanent, Head Cross Country Coach, as well as Co-Head Coach for the Track & Field season after guiding the Trailblazers to a historic season on the grass this fall. Albrecht was named the Interim Head Coach this fall after long-time-great Head Coach Chris Gafner retired. Albrecht, formerly a...

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Vincennes, IN-The #4 Vincennes University Trailblazers continue to roll in this young season, improving to 11-0 overall, and 3-0 within District 16, after a 101-64 victory over Lincoln Trail College. The first-half game plan worked to perfection as the Trailblazers went into half-time with a 48-24 lead. Freshman Ty Gadsden lead the scoring early as he had 18 points by the break. The VU offense...

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Vincennes, IN-The #23 VU Lady Trailblazers picked-up the win tonight in a District P match-up against Lincoln Trail, 69-43. The first-half of the game was a tightly contested defensive battle, with the VU Lady Trailblazers, who are averaging 93 points per game, held to just 29 points. The Lady Trailblazers’ defense answered though, holding Lincoln Trail to only 15 first-half points, and only 5...

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Mineral Area, MO-The #4 Vincennes University Trailblazers traveled to Missouri this past weekend to take part in the “Chris Morrison State Farm Classic”. VU was victorious against Fort Scott Community College on Friday by the score of 75-41. The Trailblazers had monster performances from freshmen Keith Clemons and George Dixon. Clemons lead the Blazers with a career-high 22 points, many of...

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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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