VINCENNES, Ind. – Rising thrower Janine Anderson and distance runner Meagan Moreno have signed with the Vincennes University women’s track and field program. Moreno will also compete for the cross country team. Anderson was the top discus thrower at Vincennes Rivet High School. She won the Blue Chip Conference discus title with a throw of 110 feet. She also competed in the shot put...
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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team tryouts scheduled for June 18 at Jerry Blemker Field have been postponed and moved to June 24. The date has been changed due to forecasted rain. Registration is 10:15-10:45 a.m. at Jerry Blemker Field, 1562 Old Terre Haute Rd. Tryouts begin at 10:45 a.m. ### Vincennes University Newsroom Vincennes...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Franklin has announced the signing of Milo Sigmund-Gordon, a 6-foot-5, 200-pound left-handed forward from Nottingham, England. “He was the 11th ranked 19-and-under player in England this year by Hoops Rank in Europe,” Franklin notes. Sigmund-Gordon averaged 17.1 points, 8.9 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 2.4 steals and 1.3...
VINCENNES, Ind. – Matija Ilic is transferring to Vincennes University from NCAA Division I Idaho State. VU Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Franklin has added the 6-foot-7, 230-pound power forward and center to the 2019-20 roster. Ilic will be a freshman in eligibility. At Idaho State, he redshirted with a foot injury during the 2018-19 season. Ilic is originally from Belgrade, Serbia....
VINCENNES, Ind. – Christian Wells, a forward from Muncie, is joining the 2019 Vincennes University men’s basketball signing class. The 6-foot-5, 220-pound Wells is the son of former NBA star and 1998 first-round draft pick Bonzi Wells. Christian Wells played last season for Washington Academy, a post-grad program in Greenville, North Carolina. He produced stellar numbers, averaging...
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The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation, is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women's cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause. Kay Yow was a college head coach for 38 years and past president and founding member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Her name is synonymous with North Carolina State. She is a member of the Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame and achieved more than 700 career victories. Yow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987. She passed away in 2009 after an on-again, off-again battle with the disease.