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Vincennes, IN – Southeastern Illinois only had 8 players dress for their match-up with the #5 Vincennes University Trailblazers, who defeated the Falcons 105 – 40. The Trailblazers set the tone early starting off the game on a 21 – 0 run. The early spark was made by the guard play of sophomore Isaiah Tisdale and freshman Ty Gadsden who combined for 28 first-half points, and from the inside...


Vincennes, IN – The #21-ranked Lady Trailblazers looked to get rid of their 2-game losing streak on sophomore night against the Lady Falcons of Southeastern Illinois College. Open shots were tough to come by in this District P match-up and it was apparent on the scoreboard and in the stats sheet. Together the VU and SEIC shot 26% from the field in the first-half, and Vincennes held a slim 24 –...


Vincennes, IN – The #5 ranked Trailblazers remain unbeaten at home (16 – 0) in a traditional District 16 throw down with the Volunteers of John A. Logan College. The first-half of this contest lived up to the hype as a showdown of two of the top teams in District 16 collided inside the Physical Education Complex. The lead either changed hands, or the score was tied a total of 13 times in the...


Vincennes, IN – Going into their match-up with John A. Logan the #21 Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers were a perfect 12 – 0 in game at the Physical Education Complex, sadly that streak ended after losing 87 – 70 against the Lady Volunteers. The Lady Trailblazers seemed to be struggling offensively in this contest and it started early, with Vincennes trailing by 6 after the first quarter...


Park Hills, MO – Sophomore Ladellia Maggett’s 35 points, 11 steals performance could not keep Mineral Area College from completing the upset over #24-ranked VU Lady Trailblazers. Maggett got started early, managing to score 10 points in the first quarter alone. Fellow sophomore Mykel Roth also had a quick start scoring wise, with 5 points in the first 10 minutes of play. Vincennes held a...


Allendale, MI – The Vincennes University Track & Field teams shined this weekend at the Big Meet hosted by Grand Valley State University. 19 athletes achieved personal best marks, 24 athletes achieved national qualifying marks or bettered their previous qualifying marks, and 7 changes were made to the All-Time list. The Big Meet is split into a two-day meet, and the first day of action...


Olney, IL – The #3 Vincennes University Trailblazers saw their unbeaten streak come to an end in a District 16 match-up against Olney Central College. Vincennes got off to a slow start in this game, only managing to score 28 points in the first half of play. This slow start combined with Olney Central connecting on 7 of 12 3-point attempts gave the Blue Knights a 15-point advantage at the...


Olney, IL – The 24th ranked Lady Trailblazers traveled to Olney, Illinois and defeated the Lady Knights by the score of 80 – 60. VU jumped on Olney Central early, doubling them up in the first quarter, leading 22 – 11 after the first 10 minutes of action. Sophomores Ladellia Maggett and Claudia Stan worked together to help build the early lead, combining for 21 of Vincennes’ first quarter...


Tullahoma, TN – The Vincennes University baseball team (1 – 3) lost two games Friday to Motlow State (2 – 2) by scores of 4 – 3 and 9 – 3. Game 1 – The Trailblazers managed to out hit Motlow State nine to five but squandered several scoring opportunities. In the top of the 1st inning, with 1 out, freshman CF Tyler Estes (2-3, BB, RBI) singled. Freshman 3B Walker Paris (2-3, 2 2B, run scored)...


Vincennes, IN – The #3 Vincennes University Trailblazers continued their unbeaten streak in a 97 – 58 victory over the Shawnee Saints. In District 16, it is common for games to be won and lost in front of the rim, this match-up between #3 VU and Shawnee was nothing different. In the first-half the Saints only attempted 1 3-pointer, and the Trailblazers only made 2. The remaining 68 combined...


Vincennes, IN – Three Lady Trailblazers went over 20 points in a high-scoring 115 – 65 victory over the Shawnee Lady Saints. In the first-half; the Vincennes’ defense was key for building a 31-point halftime lead. VU forced the Lady Saints to commit 24 turnovers in the first 20 minutes. Another factor was sophomore Claudia Stan who made her presence in front of the basket known many times...


Vincennes, IN – Justin Goodwin, 27th-place finisher at the IHSAA Cross Country Championships this past fall, top-10 miler in the state of Indiana, and brother of former Vincennes University Men’s Basketball player Janzen Goodwin, has signed to continue his running career for the Trailblazers next fall. “I am truly grateful for the opportunity. I can’t thank Coach Albrecht enough for believing...


Carrollton, GA - VU baseball split their opening series on the road vs. West Georgia Tech. VU dropped game 1 7 - 6 in 8 innings and won game 2 9 - 6 in 9 innings last Saturday, February 3rd. West Georgia Tech jumped out to an early 2 - 0 lead on VU in the first 4 innings. The Trailblazers however answered in the top of the 5th scoring their first run of the season. Freshman SS Colton White...


Vincennes, IN – The Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers hosted Rend Lake College in a District P showdown. VU came out on top, 89 – 60, earning the Lady Trailblazers their 14th straight victory. Vincennes got off to a slow start against the Lady Warriors, ending the first quarter down 24 – 23. VU fought back in the second quarter though to claim a 6-point halftime lead. Sophomore Ladellia...


Robinson, IL – Freshman Lony Francis, Jr. lead the #3 Vincennes University Trailblazers with 16 points and 11 rebounds in VU’s 78 – 50 victory over the rival Statesmen of Lincoln Trail. The Trailblazers got out to an early 15 – 2 lead on the Statesmen, and Lincoln Trail’s goal from there was to keep the game as close as possible. VU went into halftime with a 41 – 30 lead and had a few...


Robinson, IL – The Vincennes Lady Trailblazers continue to roll after their 13th straight victory on the season in a defensive battle vs. Lincoln Trail. The Lady Trailblazers came into tonight’s game averaging 90.9 points per game, and seemingly for the first time this season the shots were not falling for VU. Vincennes was playing from behind for an overwhelming majority of the game and went...


Centralia, IL - Sophomores Mykel Roth and Ladellia Maggett combined for 34 points in the Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers’ 71 - 49 victory over Kaskaskia. Vincennes got up on Kaskaskia early leading 18 – 11 after the first quarter and built from there. Freshman Janiya Davis helped VU build on their early lead scoring half of the Lady Trailblazers points in the second quarter, pushing...


Centralia, IL – The freshman duo of Ty Gadsden and Lony Francis, Jr. combine for 39 of the Trailblazers 70 points in a 70 – 58 victory over the Blue Devils. Vincennes University got off to a slow start which saw them down early by the score of 16 – 10, before the Trailblazers went on a 20 – 3 run, which propelled VU to a 34 – 30 lead at halftime. Early in the second half, the Trailblazers...


Vincennes, IN – Vincennes University’s Volleyball team is happy to announce the signing of Ryleigh Fidler and Brantli Lannan from Linton-Stockton High School. In the past 4 seasons, Linton-Stockton has won 2 Conference and 3 Sectional Championships. Ryleigh Fidler is the daughter of John Fidler and Jenny Bradbury. Fidler is a 5-foot 9 defensive specialist and outside hitter. Ryleigh is a...


Indianapolis, IN – The Vincennes University Track & Field team turned in another impressive showing this weekend by qualifying 6 athletes to the NJCAA National Meet in Lubbock, Texas, as well as notching several personal bests. Sophomore Maisie Lay started the trend this weekend in the 5,000 meter run. Lay clocked the 3rd fastest in the indoor 5k in the University’s history, crossed the...



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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