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The Vincennes University Baseball Team swept a Good Friday doubleheader from Lakeland (OH) by scores of 12-3 and 7-2 at VU's Jerry Blemker Field. GAME 1: In the first game - which was seven innings - Austin Gossman went the distance on the mound and outfielder Chandler Roberts (2-for-3) blasted a solo home run and a triple. The Trailblazers' 12-hit attack was also highlighted by outfielder...

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MT. CARMEL, Ill. - The Vincennes University Baseball Team saw host Wabash Valley scored in six of seven innings Tuesday afternoon as the Trailblazers dropped an 11-1 decision to the Warriors in Mt. Carmel, IL. The game ended via the 10-run mercy rule with one out in the seventh inning. The Trailblazers (12-11) scored their lone run in the third. Sophomore second baseman Brett Yeryar led off...

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The Vincennes University Blazer Baseball Team split its four games of the weekend as the Trailblazers (12-10) hosted Henry Ford College, Lake Michigan College and Parkland College for a series of eight games at Jerry Blemker Field. VU topped Henry Ford College twice while dropping games to Lake Michigan and Parkland. The Trailblazers’ victories over Henry Ford were by scores of 4-3 and 3-2. VU...

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SCOTTSBORO, Ala. – The Vincennes University Golf Team’s first action of the season resulted in a fifth place finish out of nine teams at the 15th Annual Ron Marshall Spring Fling, held Thursday, Friday and Saturday in Scottsboro, AL. Individually, sophomore Cameron Weyer finished fourth for the Trailblazers with a three-round score of 224 (+8). Copiah-Lincoln’s Philip Heine was medalist with a...

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The Vincennes University Baseball Team never go on track Friday afternoon when the Trailblazers hosted Lake Michigan College and VU dropped a 13-1 decision to the Red Hawks at Jerry Blemker Field. VU’s batting order managed only five hits – three by sophomore first baseman Jared Lauer – and suffered five strikeouts as the Trailblazers (10-9) were unable to get a rally going and sustain it...

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Vincennes University Track & Field Coach Chris Gafner has announced a change in the Trailblazers’ upcoming outdoor season schedule. VU’s second meet of the season will be April 1 at Marian University in Indianapolis. The meet was originally scheduled for April 2. April 1 is a Friday. In addition, the NJCAA Div. I Outdoor Track & Field National Championship Meet has been shifted to May...

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Freshman outfielder Chandler Roberts clubbed a grand slam home run and freshman Braxton Yeryar threw five innings of three-hit relief as the Vincennes University Baseball Team topped Olney Central, 12-8, Wednesday afternoon at Jerry Blemker Field. Roberts’ blast keyed the Trailblazers’ seven-run fourth inning in which VU sent 10 batters to the plate. Meanwhile, Yeryar came on in the fourth...

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LUBBOCK, Texas – The No. 19 seed Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team dropped a 66-51 decision to third seeded Salt Lake Wednesday at the NJCAA Div. I Women’s Basketball National Championship Tournament in Lubbock, TX, eliminating the Trailblazers from the event and ending VU’s season at 29-6. A second quarter scoring drought put the Trailblazers in a 29-16 halftime deficit and the...

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team’s season came to an end Tuesday when the No. 14 seed Trailblazers dropped a 68-64 decision to the 19th-seeded Northeastern Oklahoma A&M Golden Norsemen in the first round of the NJCAA Div. I Men’s National Championship Tournament in Hutchinson, KS. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M will meet No. 3 seed Georgia Highlands in the...

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LUBBOCK, Texas – The 19th-seeded Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team earned a spot in the second round of the NJCAA Div. I Women’s Basketball National Championship Tournament with a 57-51 win over No. 14 seed Northeast (NE) Tuesday in Lubbock, TX. Freshman Marley Miller scored 15 points and sophomore Imani Taylor (pictured) pulled down 19 rebounds to lead the Trailblazers in the...

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The Vincennes University Blazer Baseball Team’s next youth camp for players ages 6-13 will be Sunday, April 3, at VU’s Jerry Blemker Baseball Field. The facility is located at 1562 Old Terre Haute Road (across the street from the Vincennes softball fields). In the event of inclement weather, the camp’s rain date will be Tuesday, April 12. “This will be a great opportunity for children to be...

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An elite group of the state's 2015-2016 seniors will participate in the 28th annual North/South Indiana All-Star Classic. This girls’ and boys’ doubleheader will be played at Vincennes University on Sunday, April 24. The games will be at 2 p.m. (girls) and 4 p.m. (boys). The North/South Indiana All-Star Classic is sponsored by Hoosier Basketball Magazine and Pacesetter Sports of Terre Haute. ...

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If you weren't able to make the trip to Hutchinson, KS, with the Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team or to Lubbock, TX, with the VU Women's Basketball Team for NJCAA national championship tournament action, you can follow both Trailblazer squads online via NJCAATV and Jock Jive Sports Productions. The tournaments both begin today and wrap up Saturday with the championship and consolation...

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HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team’s opening opponent Tuesday at the NJCAA Div. I Men’s Basketball National Championship Tournament hails from a region of teams that play an up-tempo style with the 3-point shot being a favorite tool and the full-court press characterizing its approach on the defensive end. In other words, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (based in...

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LUBBOCK, Texas – The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team is tabbed as the 19th seed in the NJCAA Div. I Women’s Basketball National Championship Tournament that begins Monday in Lubbock, TX. The tournament runs through March 19. The Trailblazers (28-5) are matched up with 14th seed Northeast Community College from Norfolk, NE, and the pair will tip off at 11 a.m. (“Vincennes time”)...

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Mother Nature wins out yet again over Vincennes University Baseball's schedule. VU Coach Chris Barney said this weekend's scheduled games vs. Jackson have been canceled because today's weather and expected precipitation after today will prevent Jerry Blemker Field from being suitable for playing. The Trailblazers' next scheduled action is Tuesday at Olney Central. First pitch for that...

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WADLEY, Ala. – Sophomore Grant Buckley threw a one-hit, complete game shutout over seven innings in the opener while freshman Lucas Fagg and sophomore Andrew Sparks combined to yield only two runs in the nightcap as the Vincennes University Baseball Team swept a doubleheader Monday at Southern Union State Community College in Wadley, AL.  The Trailblazers (9-8) claimed the victories...

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Events at the 2016 NJCAA Indoor National Championships in Winston-Salem, NC, have concluded and official results are in. The Vincennes University Women's Track & Field Team finished seventh and the Trailblazer men were 12th on their side of the title meet. Iowa Central claimed both the women's and men's team titles. VU turned in 12 top-10 performances at the two-day...

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INA, Ill. - The second-seeded Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team upset No. 1 Seed Southwestern Illinois Friday night to capture the NJCAA District 16 Men's Basketball Tournament championship. The tournament was played at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. VU's three tournament wins over Wabash Valley, John A. Logan and Southwestern Illinois were intense, pressure-packed contests, even if...

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INA, Ill. - The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team earned a trip to the NJCAA Div. I Women's Basketball National Championship Tournament when the Trailblazers turned away Shawnee, 70-61, Friday night in the championship game of the NJCAA District P Tournament at Rend Lake College in Ina, IL. VU, the tournament's second seed, earned its 28th victory of the season behind 22 points from...

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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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