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Stuart Jackson on Monday became the second 2016 sophomore from the Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team to sign a national letter of intent to continue his collegiate basketball career. Previously, center Makur Puou signed on with New Orleans. Jackson, a 6-5 wing player who endured an injury-plagued stint at VU, will head to Indiana Tech in Fort Wayne next season after inking the...



The Vincennes University Cheer and Dance Teams will hold tryouts for the 2016-17 school year on Aug. 28 at the VU P.E. Complex. The VU Dance Team tryouts will be at 10 a.m. in the P.E. Complex's dance studio on the building's lower level and participants must bring two letters of recommendation, a VU class schedule and a head-and-shoulders photo. Required attire includes jazz shoes, tights...


Versatile Vincennes University sophomore Kenneth “KJ” Lloyd has signed a national letter of intent to continue his collegiate track & field career at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, NM. Lloyd put his signature on the paperwork with VU Coach Chris Gafner and several of Lloyd’s Trailblazer teammates and friends looking on. He said he was won over by ENMU because of the level of...


Here is the link to view the replay of WVUT-TV's broadcast of the 2016 North/South Indiana All-Star Classic GIRLS game, which was conducted April 24 at Vincennes University's P.E.Complex: The North/South Indiana All-Star Classic's BOYS game link will be posted soon.


Vincennes University sophomore Hunter Schuman will continue his collegiate track & field career at Indiana State in Terre Haute, IN, next year. The product of John Glenn High School in Walkerton, IN, signed his national letter of intent with the Sycamores as his parents Tammy Schuman and Ric Moore looked on. VU Coach Chris Gafner and Trailblazers Assistant Coach Tim Marsee were also...


MT. CARMEL, Ill. - The Vincennes University Baseball Team's offense got off to a slow start Monday afternoon at Wabash Valley and fell behind 8-1 before battling back to turn the game into a slugfest. The host Warriors, however, had plenty left after VU's comeback and and answered VU's big mid-game innings with nine runs of their own to pull away from the Trailblazers and register an 18-10 win....


LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two individual performers and the 4x400 Meter Relay squad posted wins to lead the Vincennes University Track & Field Teams in a stellar performance at the Bellarmine Classic over the weekend in Louisville, KY. Sophomore Trey Kennedy claimed the Pole Vault with an effort of 4.85 Meters and freshman Stoney Prowell was first in the 200 Meter Dash with a time of 22.11. In...


Vincennes University sophomore Brooke Dossett has chosen Evansville to continue her collegiate basketball career. The 5-6 point guard signed her national letter of intent Tuesday at Vincennes University’s Physical Education Complex with VU Coach Harry Meeks, Assistant Coach Ingrida Strikas and several fellow Trailblazer players gathered around her. In addition to running the offense for the...


OLNEY, Ill. - The Vincennes University Baseball Team used a grand slam home run by sophomore Austin Slover and a pair of solo homers by sophomore Lane Dransfield, plus a complete game pitching performance by sophomore Jared Lauer, to rout host Olney Central, 12-0, Tuesday night in Olney, IL. The Trailblazers (23-17) roughed up five Olney Central pitchers for 11 hits and put together two...


MARION, Ind. - The Vincennes University Track & Field Teams saw nine more NJCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships qualifying marks posted over the weekend at the Indiana Little State Championships at Indiana Wesleyan in Marion. Two of the national qualifying performances were VU school records, set by freshmen Anais Da Silva  who won the 10,000 Meter Run in...


SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. - The Vincennes University Baseball Team claimed three out of four games over the weekend, scoring at least eight runs in each contest and posting double-digit runs in two of the games on the way to 42 runs on the weekend.   The Trailblazers (22-17) started the weekend action Friday night at North Central College and erupted for a 15-2 win before traveling to...


Vincennes University sophomore Makur Puou signed a national letter of intent Friday to continue his collegiate basketball career at New Orleans. Puou – a native of Rumbek, South Sudan, who helped Mooseheart to an Illinois Class A state championship prior to his arrival at VU – inked the letter with the Trailblazer coaching staff and some of Puou’s teammates and friends looking on. VU amassed...


The Vincennes University Baseball Team got in a mid-season workout Wednesday night when the Trailblazers hosted the Indiana State University Club Baseball Team and trounced the visitors, 14-4, in seven innings. Freshman Lucas Fagg hit a grand slam home run to key an eight-run first inning in which 12 batters went to the plate for VU. From there, the Trailblazers added a run in the second, two...


Lapel High School bowling standout Connor Hickey recently signed a national letter of intent to attend Vincennes University and compete on the Trailblazer bowling team. The southpaw provides VU Coach Gary Sparks’ squad with another four-year competitor, beginning next season, and the VU program offers Hickey a chance to continue his bowling career while pursuing a degree in homeland security....


LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The Vincennes University Track & Field Teams' 2016 schedule continues to be shuffled. This time, the change to the Trailblazers' schedule is because of the host school changing its schedule. The VU track teams WILL BE competing at the Bellarmine Classic, but the meet has been moved up a week to April 23 from the original date of April 30 at Bellarmine University in...


The Vincennes University Track & Field Teams have elected to pull out of Friday’s Bellarmine Invitational in Louisville, KY, because Friday’s forecast doesn’t appear conducive to setting high marks and the Trailblazers will use the extra time to train for the April 15 and 16 Indiana Little State Championships at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN. “Friday’s forecast is calling for...


SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Stephanie Armstrong has resigned from her position as Vincennes University volleyball coach to take an assistant coaching position at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX. Armstrong, who led the Trailblazers to a 33-42 record in two seasons, will join the staff that newly-named St. Mary’s head coach Callaway Mefford is assembling. Mefford was named last month as the...


A little luck never hurt anyone... and it certainly helped the Vincennes University Baseball Team Monday night when the Trailblazers snatched a 9-8 win from the Wabash Valley College Warriors at Jerry Blemker Field. VU (17-13) fought back from a 7-3 deficit to take a one-run lead before Wabash Valley knotted things up again in the seventh. That late Warrior run set up a dramatic finish for the...


MONTGOMERY - Despite rainy conditions on the opening day and horrific winds on the second day of play, the Vincennes University Golf Team claimed its first victory of the season over the weekend as the Trailblazers won the Oakland City Invitational at Country Oaks in Montgomery. VU sophomore Cameron Weyer was the six-team event's medalist with a score of 151. Trailblazer sophomores Jacob...



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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At VU, we believe sports play an important role in the overall purpose of an educational institution. We support a well-rounded intercollegiate sports program for both men and women and have a strong presence in the NJCAA where we can claim several national championships. But we are equally proud of our individual All-American and All-American Academic athletes who have used their talent to continue their education at four-year colleges.

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Trailblazer Scholarship fund - The VU foundation awarded $970,242.80 scholarship dollars of the VU Foundation and University funds for the 2017-18 school year to incoming and returning VU students.  These included awards to students from 8 states across the country and 3 international awards.

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