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Vincennes University Women's Basketball Coach Harry Meeks will be honored at halftime of the VU Men's Basketball Team's game Saturday vs. Olney Central at the VU P.E. Complex. Activities honoring Meeks for 25 years heading up the VU Trailblazer Women's Basketball Program will begin with a reception after the VU ladies' 5 p.m. game vs. Olney Central. The reception will be in the P.E. Complex's...

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**NOTICE: Tonight's scheduled games for the Vincennes University Men's and Women's Basketball Teams at Shawnee in Ullin, IL, have been postponed until Thursday. The game times remain the same for Thursday.

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CRAWFORDSVILLE – The Vincennes University Track Teams claimed some events, turned in some top-5 finishes and saw nine Trailblazer competitors register NJCAA Indoor National Championship Meet qualifying marks over the weekend at the Wabash College Robert H. Johnson Little Giant Invitational. "I was happy with the way we started the season,” VU Coach Chris Gafner said. “We competed well...

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The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team dominated the backboards and hit more free throws than visiting foe Lake Land attempted Saturday as the Trailblazers trounced the visitors, 86-49. The win was a bounce-back from a setback to Southwestern Illinois earlier in the week that snapped NJCAA No. 17 VU's 12-game winning streak and was the first step in the Trailblazers possibly launching...

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The 2016 indoor season begins Saturday for the Vincennes University Track & Field Teams when the Trailblazers travel to Wabash College in Crawfordsville for the Robert H. Johnson Little Giant Invitational. The Trailblazers approach the indoor season opener with a plan to gain NJCAA Indoor Track & Field National Championship qualifying marks for some competitors and get others...

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The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team saw its 12-game winning streak end Wednesday night when Southwestern Illinois ground out a 72-68 win over the Trailblazers at the VU P.E. Complex. Freshman Jeremiah Bell led VU with 16 points and sophomore Justin King added 10. Southwestern Illinois forward Chris Galbreath scored a game-high 21. VU (14-4) led 36-34 at halftime but Galbreath took...

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Sophomore guard Brooke Dossett hit five 3-pointers en route to 19 points to lead four players in double figures as the Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team routed Southwestern Illinois College, 90-43, Wednesday at the VU P.E. Complex. It was the Trailblazers' 17th consecutive win and improved the VU record to 17-1 on the season. In addition to Dossett's offensive production, NJCAA No....

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INA, Ill. - The Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team saw a 10-point lead evaporate late in the game, but escaped Saturday at Rend Lake with a 61-59 win to continue the 24th-ranked Trailblazers' win streak. The Trailblazers struggled with their shooting from long distance and at the free throw line throughout the day, but made the necessary plays and shots in the closing seconds to grab...

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Freshman Nate Hansen hit six 3-pointers and scored 24 points off the bench to lead five Vincennes University players in double figures Sunday as the Trailblazers blasted visiting Don Bosco Prep, 117-70, in VU's return to action from the holiday break. NJCAA Honorable-Mention VU (13-3) also got 21 points from sophomore forward Justin King, 15 from freshman guard Jeremiah Bell and 12 points each...

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The Vincennes University Women's Basketball returned to 2015-16 action Saturday following the holiday break and improved to 14-1 on the campaign with an 82-64 win over visiting Cincinnati State at the VU P.E. Complex. It was also VU's 14th consecutive win as sophomore guard Brooke Dossett scored 17 points and freshman Joshlynn King and Laurhen Pickett both added 14 to lead the Trailblazers....

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BARDSTOWN, Ky. – When Jordan Hickman elected to continue his collegiate basketball career by transferring to Vincennes University for his sophomore season after spending his freshman campaign at Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg, IL, he was simply doing what had defined the 6-2 guard throughout his upbringing. He was staying loyal, displaying an impressively strong work ethic and...

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Vincennes University Track & Field’s 2016 Outdoor Schedule has been modified from its original form to accommodate a home-and-home agreement between VU and Marian University. The schedule also reflects a change by the National Junior College Athletic Association in the dates for the Div. I Track & Field Outdoor National Championship Meet in Levelland, TX. VU Coach Chris Gafner said...

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Sophomore Darren Groves came off the bench to post a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds in the first half and then built on both totals throughout the second half Tuesday night in leading the Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team to a 110-56 dismantling of visiting Lindsey Wilson. Groves finished with 22 points and 15 rebounds to lead a balanced VU attack that also included...

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The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Team moved into sole possession of first place in NJCAA District 16 competition Saturday night when freshman Jeremiah Bell scored 35 points to lead the Trailblazers to a 91-81 win over John A. Logan at the VU P.E. Complex. VU improved to 10-3 on the season and 5-0 against District 16’s Region 24 teams. John A. Logan entered the game 12-0 and 5-0 in the...

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The Vincennes University Women’s Basketball Team improved to 13-1, but not without some anxious moments, when the Trailblazers topped visiting John A. Logan, 74-70, Saturday. The victory was VU’s 13th straight after falling in its opening game of the season. The Trailblazers (13-1) led by as many as 19 in the fourth quarter and then held on when the previously-unbeaten Volunteers mounted a...

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The Vincennes University Athletic Department is taking orders for purchasing commemorative Play4Kay T-shirts prior to the annual Play4Kay breast cancer awareness and fund-raising event in February. Now in its fourth year as a local, VU Athletics-led initiative, Play4Kay has raised more than $11,000 locally for the cause that originated in the memory of former long-time North Carolina State...

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Although it held a 20-point halftime lead over visiting Elizabethtown Tech Saturday night, the Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team scored only 34 points in the first half and earned a halftime address from coach Todd Franklin that lasted almost the entire midway break. The Trailblazers (9-3) responded and returned to the floor to match their first half production in the first 10 minutes...

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NEW CASTLE – One of the most prolific scorers in the histories of Indiana high school basketball, the National Junior College Athletic Association and the National Collegiate Athletic Association will be among the 55th class of inductees into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame next spring. Willie Humes, a 1969 Vincennes University graduate, joins Indiana University standouts Calbert Cheaney...

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Freshman guard Chris Darrington scored a career-high 22 points and contributed to an outstanding team free throw shooting effort late in the game to lead the Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team to an 82-76 win Tuesday night over visiting Kaskaskia. VU freshman guard Jeremiah Bell contributed 15 points, sophomore center Makur Puou had a double-double of 12 points and 13 rebounds and...

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Sophomore Brooke Dossett hit four 3-pointers and knocked down 10 of 12 free throws on her way to a game-high 28 points Tuesday night as the Vincennes University Women's Basketball Team turned away visiting Kaskaskia, 67-62. The win improved the Trailblazers to 10-1 on the season. VU also got 15 points from sophomore Kyra Tucker. Kaskaskia was led by Tashyra Burrough's 18 points. The...

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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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Click here to learn more about Kay Yow and the Kay Yow Cancer Fund

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