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VINCENNES, Ind.  – The Vincennes University golf team will begin the postseason at the NJCAA Division II District I/Region 24 Tournament at The Donald Ross Course in French Lick, Indiana. The 54-hole event is May 12-13 at the French Lick resort. The field includes VU, Parkland, Rend Lake, Illinois Central, Lincoln Trail and Lewis and Clark. Parkland is tied for No. 6 in the most recent...

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Vincennes University men’s and women’s track and field teams geared up for the national meet by turning in several strong performances at Indiana University’s Billy Hayes Invitational on Friday. The Trailblazers eight top-10 finishes in the men’s division. Freshman Silas Ristl placed second in the shot put finals with 58 feet 3 ¼ inches (17.76m). He finished...

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  VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore Walker Paris pitched the final two innings and hit a walk-off single, capping a dramatic 8-7 win for the Trailblazers baseball team against Danville Area on Monday. The Trailblazers were down 7-2 in the fifth inning of the second game of a Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheader at Jerry Blemker Field. They scored two runs in the sixth...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team will play Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheaders on May 5 and May 6 against Danville Area. The doubleheader between the teams originally scheduled for May 4 was postponed due to rain and unplayable field conditions. VU and Danville now play on May 5 in Danville, Illinois at 4 p.m. EDT. They will turn around and play each...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University’s baseball doubleheader against Danville Area on May 4 in Danville, Illinois has been postponed due to rain and field conditions. Makeup details will be released later.   Story will be updated.

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VINCENNES, Ind. –  The Vincennes University and Danville Area baseball series this weekend has changed due to the weather forecast and field conditions. The Trailblazers will now travel to Danville, Illinois on May 4 to play a Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheader at 2 p.m. EDT. VU will now host a conference doubleheader against the Jaguars at Jerry Blemker Field on May 5 at 3...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomores George Dixon and Kevin Kangu signed with NCAA Division I men’s basketball programs on Tuesday. Dixon inked a letter of intent with Eastern Illinois University. Kangu signed a letter of intent to play for Oakland University. Dixon chose Eastern Illinois, which is coached by Jay Spoonhour, for many reasons. “They’ve been telling me they...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team took on its second straight ranked opponent on Monday. Unfortunately, the Trailblazers couldn’t score the upset victory. Wabash Valley, No. 1 in the NJCAA Division I national poll, won 12-2 in eight innings at Jerry Blemker Field. Whereas, VU picked up two wins over Heartland, No. 19 in NJCAA Division II, on Friday and Saturday....

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore Lucie Strasser has signed a letter of intent to continue her volleyball career at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri. Strasser is joining a program that advanced to the 2018 NAIA National Tournament, won a Heart of America Athletic Conference South Division Championship, finished as runner-up in the conference tournament...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team picked up a pair of wins over nationally ranked Heartland in a Mid-West Athletic Conference series. The Trailblazers beat the No. 19 Hawks 9-2 in the second game of a doubleheader on Friday and won 7-2 in the first game of a doubleheader on Saturday. VU freshman pitcher Kacey Cheek struck out 11 batters, walked one and threw a...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Vincennes University men’s track and field team produced seven top-eight finishes against NCAA Division I competition at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational hosted by the University of Louisville on Friday and Saturday. Freshman Silas Ristl stood out in two throwing events. He placed third in the seeded shot put finals, throwing 58-9 ½ (17.92m). Ristl ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The start time of the Vincennes University baseball team’s doubleheader on April 26 against Heartland Community College has been pushed back to 6 p.m. at Jerry Blemker Field. The later starting time should allow the field additional time to dry. The doubleheader on April 27 between the Trailblazers and Hawks has been moved up to 10:30 a.m. Play is getting underway...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team’s scheduled game today against top-ranked Wabash Valley has been postponed due to rain in the weather forecast. The makeup date for the non-conference game is Monday, April 29 at Jerry Blemker Field at 6:30 p.m. EDT. Wabash Valley is ranked No. 1 in NJCAA Division I. The Trailblazers will take an 18-23 record into a four-game...

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VINCENNES, Ind. –  Sophomore Treven Madden and sophomore Walker Paris had multiple hits in Game One of the Vincennes University baseball team’s Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheader against Lewis and Clark on Tuesday. VU took an early lead, but fell 7-3 at Jerry Blemker Field. The home team scored one run in the first inning and maintained a 1-0 lead until the top of the fourth when...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team was back in action on Monday with a Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheader against Lewis and Clark at Jerry Blemker Field. VU lost narrowly 5-3 in the first game and fell 6-1 in the second game. In Game One, the home team scored twice in the bottom of the first inning to make it 3-2. Lewis and Clark scored two runs in the fifth. ...

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WHITTINGTON, Ill. – Sophomore Zach Hall tied for 12th to lead Vincennes University in the Rend Lake Spring Invite on Monday. Hall shot an 81 in the first round on Sunday and a 78 in the final round for a two-day total of 15-over-par 159 at Rend Lake Golf Course. Freshman Matt Jordan finished 18th. He shot back-to-back 83s and posted a 166. Sophomore Joe Allbright placed 19th. He fired an...

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GALLATIN, Tenn. – The Vincennes University baseball team had nearly as many hits as Volunteer State, but the Trailblazers couldn’t put runs on the scoreboard and fell 13-6 in a non-conference game on Wednesday. They produced 11 hits, one less than the host team. VU had chances to score, but stranded 10 runners. VU scored four runs in the top of the fourth inning and was ahead 4-0....

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VINCENNES, Ind. –  Field conditions and a rainy forecast have altered the Vincennes University baseball team’s weekend schedule. A four-game Mid-West Athletic Conference series against Lewis and Clark will now be played on April 22 and 23 at Jerry Blemker Field. The games were originally scheduled for April 19 and 20. Monday’s doubleheader will begin at 3 p.m. EDT. The first game is nine...

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  VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore men’s basketball player Keith Clemons is going from one winning program to another. The 6-foot-1 sophomore guard has signed a letter of intent to play for Loyola University Chicago, which reached the NCAA Division I Final Four in 2018. The Ramblers won the Missouri Valley Conference regular-season title the past two seasons. “They’ve...

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The Vincennes University volleyball team played four matches in a Spring Scrimmage Tournament at the University of Evansville on Saturday. Allison Ruddick notched 53 digs, Kloie McGrew recorded 39 assists and Mackenzie Haworth tallied 17 kills in eight sets over four matches. Each match consisted of two 15-minute sets. Kentucky Wesleyan College beat VU 2-0. The...

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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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