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January 26, 2019 VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball game against State Fair Community College scheduled for Monday in Sedalia, Missouri has been canceled. The contest has been canceled due to potential inclement weather. VU hosts John A. Logan today at 5 p.m. at the P.E. Complex. The Lady ‘Blazers are scheduled to play at Southeastern Illinois on Wednesday...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The No. 4 Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team overcame an early 10-point deficit Wednesday night against visiting Wabash. The Trailblazers used a 17-4 run to grab a 32-29 lead with 3 minutes, 38 seconds left in the opening half. The hosts would not relinquish the lead in a 99-87 win over the Warriors inside the P.E. Complex. Keith Clemons scored a...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- With the temperatures outside falling Wednesday night, the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team could not get any shots to fall inside the P.E. Complex. The Lady ‘Blazers misfired on 10 of their 12 shots from the floor falling behind No. 6 Wabash Valley 29-8 after the first quarter of play. The visiting Warriors kept the pressure the entire game as VU fell...

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A 14-point second-half rally helped keep the Vincennes University men’s basketball team in the top five of the latest NJCAA Division I poll released on Wednesday. The Trailblazers (16-1) earned 352 votes to remain at No. 4 for the second straight week. VU won its only game last week, 78-76, against District 16 foe Southwestern Illinois. Defending national champion South Plains (17-1)...

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Vincennes University Cross Country and Track and Field Head Coach Randy Heisler has signed a new runner for the 2019 season. LaSalle High School (OH) senior Nick Vogt signed his National Letter of Intent, last month, to join the Trailblazers starting in the fall. Vogt, the son of Cindy and Mike Vogt, will be an aviation major on the VU-Indianapolis campus. “It...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Women’s Basketball coach and Athletic Director Harry Meeks has announced the makeup date from Saturday’s postponement with Shawnee. Both women’s and men’s basketball games will be rescheduled for Monday, Feb. 4. The women’s game will have the same start time of 5 p.m. with the men’s contest to follow, inside the P.E. Complex. The game was postponed...

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  ADDISON, Ill. -- The Vincennes University bowling team ended its month-long layoff by competing in a Tier 1 event in Addison, IL over the weekend. Senior Tyler Perry came away with a Top-5 finish to help the ‘Blazers to a 45-place finish in the field of 70 teams. Perry finished with an average of 225 over the course of five games in the field of over 350...

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Vincennes University men’s and women’s track and field teams opened the indoor season over the weekend at the University of Indianapolis Collegiate Challenge. Team scores were not scored during the meet, but a handful of ‘Blazer athletes came home with some medals. Milan Todorovic, who earned All-American honors during cross country season, came away with a...

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January 19, 2019   VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University women's and men's basketball doubleheader scheduled for Saturday at the P.E. Complex against Shawnee has been postponed due to potential inclement weather. A possible makeup date is Feb. 4. A date will be confirmed later. Both Trailblazer teams will be back in action Wednesday night, playing host to Wabash Valley.   ### ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Athletic Department challenges fans to Pack the House Wednesday when the Trailblazers face Wabash Valley in dual basketball games at the P.E. Complex. The women tip-off at 5 p.m. (EST) followed by the men at 7 p.m. Admission is free for all fans who wear blue and gold, VU’s signature colors. Free popcorn will also be available for an...

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Trailing by as many as 14 points in the second half, the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team used the three-pointer to storm back against District 16 foe Southwestern Illinois (11-5) Wednesday night. Kevin Osawe connected on a trio of 3-pointers in the second half to spark the comeback as the No. 4 Trailblazers improved to 16-1 on the season...

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team set the tone early at District P foe Southwestern Illinois on Wednesday evening. The Lady ‘Blazers raced out to a 23-8 lead over the first 10 minutes of play en route to a 72-52 win. With the win, VU improves to 12-4 on the season and remains perfect in district play (6-0). Sophomore Ivanda...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Baseball Coach Chris Barney has announced the Trailblazers 2019 spring schedule. The ‘Blazers are set to open their season on Saturday Feb. 9 in Carrollton, GA for a three-game series at West Georgia Tech before another 3-game road series at Cleveland State CC the following weekend. VU welcomes Ancilla College on Friday Feb. 22 to start an...

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The stay at the top of the NJCAA Division I Poll for the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team was short lived. With a 98-96 overtime loss to District 16 foe Olney Central on Jan. 9, the ‘Blazers fell to No. 4 in the latest poll which was released on Tuesday afternoon. VU received 357 points in the latest poll and did not receive a first-place for the first time in the last...

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Vincennes University Men’s Basketball coach Todd Franklin has announced the Trailblazers makeup game with Lewis and Clark. The District 16 game which was postponed on Saturday, Jan. 12 due to adverse weather conditions will now be played on Monday, Jan. 28 in Godfrey, IL. The game will have a start time of 8 p.m. EST.   ### LINK to VU Online Newsroom, click HERE MARCIA MARTINEZ,...

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Due to the possibility of inclement weather, Saturday’s Men’s Basketball game at Lewis and Clark has been postponed.  As of Friday evening, no makeup date has yet been agreed upon.  The No. 1 ranked Trailblazers (15-1) return to the court Wednesday night at Southwestern Illinois.   

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Playing its first game as the No. 1 ranked team in NJCAA Division I, the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team stumbled Wednesday night. The top ranked Trailblazers dropped a heart-breaking 98-96 overtime decision to District 16 foe Olney Central inside the P.E. Complex. The loss drops VU to 15-1 on the season and ends its 28-game home winning streak. “We just...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- Fess Hawkins poured in a career-high 24 points to help the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team to a win Wednesday evening inside the P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers used a strong second-half to pull away from District P foe Olney Central, 82-59. The Knights ended the first quarter on an 11-0 run for a 21-16 lead after the first 10 minutes of play. VU...

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The first NJCAA Division I poll of the new calendar year was released Tuesday afternoon and the Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team made the climb to the No. 1 spot. The Trailblazers received 400 points and all 16 first-place votes as they sit atop of the poll for the first time since the final regular season poll of the 2014-15 campaign. “It’s exciting and I think our kids...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- The No. 2 ranked Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team concluded the non-district portion of its season with a win Saturday night. The Trailblazers improved to 15-0 on the season with a 103-50 romp over Indiana Elite Prep inside in the P.E. Complex. George Dixon paced the Trailblazers with his fifth double-double of the season. The sophomore...

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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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