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The Vincennes University Men's Basketball Team quickly fell behind at the outset, battled back to lead and then surrendered to the effects of a rough patch early in the second half Friday night in dropping its season-opening game to Rock Valley in the second contest of the 2015 Kiwanis Classic at the VU P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers (0-1) fell 78-66 behind freshman guard Jeremiah Bell's 20...

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The Vincennes University Volleyball Team will honor its five sophomores tonight prior to the Trailblazers’ 7 p.m. match vs. Lincoln Trail at the VU P.E. Complex. VU (14-16) will say thank you to Juma Armando, Brianna Burgess, Lyndsey Carrico, Lauren Comer and Morgan Wray in the regular season finale. The Trailblazers will also use tonight’s match to try to generate awareness of the...

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LAFAYETTE – The Vincennes University Varsity Bowling Team garnered a top-5 finish and the Trailblazers’ junior varsity squad was in the top 10 at the Boilermaker Classic Saturday and Sunday at Arrowhead Lanes in Lafayette. The VU Varsity Trailblazers racked up 7,591 pins to grab fourth place in the field of 16 varsity and 14 JV teams. VU’s junior varsity bowlers knocked down 7,094 pins for...

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Because of rain in the weekend forecast, the Vincennes University Baseball Team's High School Showcase, which was scheduled for Saturday (Oct. 24) at VU's Jerry Blemker Field HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL SATURDAY, NOV. 7. This weekend's forecast for Vincennes calls for rain to move in late tonight through 5 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Expected rainfall totals are between a half-inch up to an inch...

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The Vincennes University Volleyball Team's match times for the Cincinnati State Pink-Out Classic this weekend have changed yet again. VU Coach Stephanie Armstrong received word from Cincinnati State earlier today that two teams withdrew from the event and the change in the number of teams dictated revising the weekend schedule. The Trailblazers will now play at the following times this...

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The Vincennes University Volleyball Team sandwiched two wins between a pair of setbacks as the Trailblazers split their four games at their own Showdown At The Wabash on Friday and Saturday at the Vincennes University P.E. Complex. VU (11-12) dropped a five-set decision to Cincinnati State by scores of 13-25, 23-25, 25-22, 25-14, 7-15 in its first match on Friday afternoon. The Trailblazers...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – In its coach’s opinion, the Vincennes University Men’s Cross Country Team ran its best race of the season and the VU women’s squad earned 15th place out of 44 teams at Saturday’s Greater Louisville Classic. Coach Chris Gafner said the VU women’s showing was more than acceptable and good enough that he believes the Trailblazer ladies could have edged the nation’s...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Vincennes University Cross Country Teams return to action Saturday at the 14th Annual Greater Louisville Classic, which is hosted by the University of Louisville at Tom Sawyer State Park. Saturday Race Schedule: College Men's Gold Race #1         9:30 am College Women's Gold Race #1         10:15 am College Men's...

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The schedule for the Oct. 9 and 10 Cincinnati State Volleyball Pink-Out Tournament has been changed. The event's updated match times and opponents for the VU Volleyball Team can be found in the schedule on the VU Volleyball web page. The Trailblazers will now play at the following times at Cincinnati State: Oct. 9 (3 p.m.) vs. Columbus State, Oct. 9 (7 p.m.) vs. Lakeland, Oct. 10 (10 a.m.)...

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***ATTENTION*** The field of teams for VU Volleyball's Showdown At The Wabash this weekend has been shuffled YET AGAIN with changes to Saturday's match-ups between VU and two opponents. Trailblazer Coach Stephanie Armstrong was contacted earlier this morning by two teams' coaches who requested changes in match times. The third REVISED schedule for the Friday and Saturday invitational is now...

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Are you a sports fan and would like to get involved with VU Men's and/or Women's Basketball? Here's your chance !! See the ad below - but HURRY! Time to apply is running out!   Sports Statistician (Support Staff) Department: Athletics Part-time, up to 20 hours per week Anticipated Start Date: October End date: March Job Summary Event staff employees are required to be...

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TERRE HAUTE – Sophomore Kelly O’Shea finished 35th, the Vincennes University Women’s Cross Country Team was 11th out of 19 teams and the Trailblazer men finished 15th out of 19 squads Friday in the Indiana Intercollegiate “Little State” Meet. The University of Indianapolis claimed the women’s 5k race, while Wabash College won on the 8k men’s side. The meet was held at Indiana...

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The Vincennes University Volleyball Team heads into what figures to be its toughest stretch of the 2015 schedule this weekend as the Trailblazers (6-5) travel to Parkland College in Champaign, IL, for the Cobra Classic. The good news for the still-evolving young Trailblazers is that they won’t face the host Cobras, who are undefeated at 19-0 and ranked No. 1 among NJCAA Div....

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TERRE HAUTE – The Vincennes University Cross Country Teams resume the 2015 schedule Friday when the Trailblazers compete in the 2015 Indiana Intercollegiate Meet at Indiana State University’s LaVern Gibson Championship Course. VU will be the lone NJCAA-member squad at the event. The field will also include five NCAA Div. I teams, three NCAA Div. II teams and eight NCAA Div. III contingents. In...

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INA, Ill. – The Vincennes University Volleyball Team ground out a five-set win at Rend Lake Monday night to improve to 6-5 on the season. The Trailblazers (6-5) won by scores of 25-17, 22-25, 25-14, 23-25, 16-14. VU was paced by sophomore Juma Armando’s 20 kills, while freshman Kaeli James recorded 16. Also, freshman Lindsay Persico had 13 and freshman Kassidie Hayes finished with 12 kills vs....

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The Vincennes University Volleyball Team’s return to action has been delayed a few days, but the Trailblazers will be back on the court Monday at Rend Lake in Ina, IL. VU, which had 10 matches in 18 days between the season-opening Aug. 21 and 22 Blazer Classic and a Sept. 7 trip to Lincoln Trail, was originally scheduled to head to Rend Lake Saturday but the match was postponed two days...

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REMINDER: VU Volleyball's match that was originally scheduled for Saturday (Sept. 12) at Rend Lake in Ina, IL, HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED for Monday (Sept. 14). The match will begin Monday at 6:30 p.m.

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SHELBYVILLE – Vincennes University sophomores Adam Warren and Kelly O’Shea finished just outside the Top 10 in their respective races Saturday at the Franklin College Sodexo Grizzly Invitational. The top-15 performances led both Trailblazer teams to top-10 showings in their season openers as the VU women were fifth in their 5K race and the VU men finished seventh in their 8K meet. ...

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Dates have been set for Vincennes University Cheer Team try-outs. The dates are: Sept. 11: 6-9 p.m. (Open Gym); Sept. 12: 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Noon (Open Gym); OFFICIAL cheer team try-outs start at 12 p.m. Noon on Sept. 12. *For more information, e-mail Coach Adrianne Hinds at adriannehinds@yahoo.com.

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As with many junior college sports, the Vincennes University Cross Country Team’s 2015 season is full of “unknowns” and “ifs.” But VU Coach Chris Gafner believes the Trailblazers are also brimming with potential for the upcoming campaign. The Trailblazers will toe the line for the first time in 2015 when VU competes in the Franklin College Sodexo Grizzly Invitational on Sept. 5 at Blue River...

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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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