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VINCENNES, Ind.-- The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team were pushed early on Saturday night, but pulled away in the second half. The No. 6 Trailblazers improved to 11-0 on the season with an 85-67 win over Highland, inside the P.E. Complex. Highland led 16-15 with 12 minutes, 19 seconds left in the first half. Trailblazer sophomore guard Keith Clemons knocked down a jumper...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team wrapped up its home portion of the first-half schedule with a blowout win Saturday afternoon inside the P.E. Complex. The Lady Trailblazers scored the first 17 points and were never threatened in a 100-44 win over District P foe Rend Lake. With the win, VU improves to 8-3 on the season and 3-0 against district...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- Vincennes University Volleyball Coach Gary Sien wrapped up his third successful season at the helm of the Trailblazer program last month. The Trailblazers finished the regular season tied with John A. Logan with a 9-1 mark inside of Region XXIV play and also made it to the Region XXIV Championship match before falling to the Lady Vols in four sets. Over the past two...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Keith Clemons poured in a career-high 27 points to lead No. 6 Vincennes University to a 117-61 romp over District 16 foe Lake Land, inside the VU P.E. Complex Wednesday night.   Clemons scored 20 of his points in the first half, as the Trailblazers led 59-28. The sophomore guard’s previous career high was 26 set two weeks ago against John A. Logan. ...

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COLUMBIA, Ky. -- It took the Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team a little over a quarter to get going Tuesday night before coming away with a road victory. The Trailblazers led 17-16 after the first quarter of play before coasting to a 99-53 win over the Lindsey Wilson Junior Varsity team. VU improved to 7-3 on the season after its second win of the season over...

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O’FALLON, Ill. -- The VIncennes University Bowling team competed in the National Collegiate Team Match Games over the weekend.   The Trailblazers finished the two-day event with an 11th place finish in the field of 27. Ryan Benslay led the Trailblazers after Day 1 with a 6-game average of 205. Tyler Perry averaged 200.6 on Saturday as VU found itself in 13th place heading...

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PARK HILS, Mo. -- The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team continued its hot start to the season on Saturday. The Trailblazers improved to 9-0 with a 89-52 win over Fort Scott on the final day of the Chris Morrison State Farm Thanksgiving Classic. Lony Francis, Jr. and George Dixo n combined to score the first 20 points as the...

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PARK HILLS, Mo. -- The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team coasted to its eighth straight win to open the season on Friday night. The No. 6 Trailblazers ran past Roane State in the opening night of the Chris Morrison State Farm Thanksgiving Classic, 101-69. VU led 49-27 at the break and extended its lead throughout the second half. Keith Clemons paced a trio...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team erased a 19-point deficit before coming away with a 69-67 win over visiting Southeastern Illinois inside the VU P.E. Complex Tuesday evening.   Freshman Fess Hawkins capped the comeback with a layin to beat the buzzer. Jaynice Stovall fed Hawkins on a sideline inbound play with just one second remaining....

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- Southeastern Illinois took an early 4-3 lead over Vincennes University within the first two minutes of Tuesday night’s District 16 matchup inside the VU P.E. Complex.   But the No. 6 Trailblazers quickly took over and dominated the over-matched Hawks the rest of the game. VU ran away for a 110-59 romp, improving to 7-0 on the season and 2-0 against district foes....

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ORANGE BEACH, Ala -- The Vincennes University Men’s Half Marathon team ran to a fifth-place finish in the NJCAA Half Marathon National Championships over the weekend the Orange Beach Sportsplex.   Led by a 18th place finish from Milan Todorovic, the Trailblazers tallied 64 team points in the field off 11 complete teams. El Paso, who had the top two individual spots, edged Iowa...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team gave preseason No. 3 Gulf Coast State all they could handle Saturday afternoon. The Lady ‘Blazers stormed back from an 18-point second-half deficit before falling 65-61 in the final game of the Sodexo Classic inside the P.E. Complex. The two teams faced each other in the Gulf Coast Classic last weekend, with the...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Women’s basketball team shrugged off a slow start en route to a win in the opening night of the Sodexo Classic inside the P.E. Complex Friday night. A 13-4 run midway through the first quarter, propelled the Trailblazers to a 66-53 win over State Fair. With the win, the Trailblazers improve to 5-2 on the season. The Roadrunners (3-3) scored...

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CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- In a battle of NJCAA Division I Top 20 teams, the Vincennes University Men’s basketball team came away with a road win over District 16 foe John A. Logan Wednesday night. Keith Clemons poured in a career-high 26 points to lead the No. 6 Trailblazers to a 85-67 win over the No. 19 Volunteers. With the win, the Trailblazers improve to 6-0 on the...

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CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball team returned to its winning ways Wednesday night with a road win. The Trailblazers stopped a brief two-game losing streak with a 79-51 win over District P foe John A. Logan (3-2, 0-1). VU (4-2, 1-0) jumped out to a 22-10 lead after the first 10 minutes of play and never looked back. “We scripted the first...

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CARTERVILLE, Ill. -- The Vincennes University basketball teams open district play at John A. Logan Wednesday evening. The Lady Trailblazers enter Tuesday’s game having dropped a pair of games over the weekend in the Gulf Coast Classic after opening the season with three straight convincing wins. “We played two really good teams down there but we are still going to have to play better...

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MOLINE, Ill. -- The Vincennes University Bowling team competed in the Leatherneck Classic over the weekend but did not compete at the level it had hoped. The Trailblazers finished 20th out of the field of 43 in the two-day tournament. VU entered the final day in 12th place but could not hold onto its place. Trailblazers coach Jesse Gibson noted although the field...

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NICEVILLE, Fla. -- The location namesake of the Gulf Coast Classic did not prove to be true to the Vincennes University Women’s basketball team over the weekend. The Trailblazers dropped a pair of games in the tournament after an 88-42 loss to No. 2 Northwest Florida State Saturday night. The second straight loss drops VU to 3-2 on the season. The Trailblazers fell behind 15-0 on Saturday...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -- The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team grinded out a 66-42 win over a scrappy East Mississippi team in the final game of the Sodexo Classic inside the PE Complex Saturday night. The win moves the No. 6 Trailblazers to 5-0 on the season. The Trailblazers offense struggled to the tune of shooting just 33 percent from the field, but the defense limited EMCC to just...

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GARDEN CITY, Kan. -- The Vincennes University Cross Country teams competed in the NJCAA Division I National Championships on Saturday afternoon. Liz Bredeweg came away with a 53rd overall finish in the Women’s 5K race in a field of 293 runners. The Trailblazer sophomore covered the arduous course at Buffalo Dunes Golf Course in a time of 21 minutes, 3.7 seconds. Her place was 62...

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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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