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VINCENNES, Ind – The Vincennes University Trailblazer baseball season go off to an impressive start, starting the year 5-1 and a perfect 4-0 at Jerry Blemker Field. Then the Trailblazers hosted the No. 1 junior college baseball team in the country Wabash Valley and the Warriors came away with the 15-2 win. The Warriors got the scoring started early, managing to get a run across in the first...

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MT. CARMEL, Ill. – The No. 24-ranked Vincennes University Trailblazers faced a halftime deficit for the third time in their first five road games. Unlike the previous two however, the Trailblazers responded and came away with a 61-56 win over Wabash Valley. The Trailblazers were ahead on the scoreboard for most of the first half. Near the nine-minute mark Wabash Valley finally put together a...

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MT. CARMEL, Ill. – In a battle between two top-25 women’s basketball teams fighting for top position within Region 24, the No. 21-ranked Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers came away with a hard fought 93-79 loss to No. 16 Wabash Valley. The Trailblazers got off to a very slow start, turning the ball over on three of their first four possessions as the Lady Warriors jumped out to a 20-4...

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VINCENNES, Ind – The Vincennes University Indoor Track and Field teams have looked strong this season, culminating in a men’s team win at the Kentucky Collegiate Indoor Invitational. “I think we’ve gone through the season about as well as could be expected,” VU Track and Field coach Chris Gafner said. “We came in not as well prepared as what we wanted to be, but everyone has been working hard...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball was very busy over the weekend, coming away with four wins in two days, including three wins on Saturday alone. The Trailblazers got the day started off early as VU finished their game with Joliet that was suspended in the third inning Friday night. Vincennes held a 7-3 lead at the time of the suspension, but Joliet was set up with the bases...

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Vincennes University volleyball has been on the rise over the past few years and this past week saw the Trailblazers on the brink of the Top-20 polls. The Trailblazers took their show on the road this past Saturday as they made the trip to Champaign to take on a pair of Division-II ranked teams in No. 1-ranked Parkland and No. 14 Lincoln Land. Vincennes started the day...

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The No. 18 Vincennes University Trailblazers played from behind most of the game against Southwestern Illinois Saturday night, but managed to climb all the way back to take the lead with under five minutes to play. The Trailblazer lead was short lived as VU fell on the road to Southwestern Illinois 69-60. Vincennes got into foul trouble early in the first half, forcing the...

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The Vincennes University Lady Trailblazers capped off their seventh win in a row and improved to 7-1 on the season with a 78-56 win at Southwestern Illinois Saturday evening. Vincennes got off to a quick start, jumping ahead by seven at the end of the first quarter. VU again sped up the pace of play by using their press defense, which allowed the Blazers with many quick...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball hosted their first home game of the season Friday afternoon and came away with a win over Joliet. The Friday matchup was supposed to feature a doubleheader, but rain suspended the second game in the third inning. The Trailblazers fell behind early, giving up three runs in the top of the first. Vincennes was able to respond quickly though as...

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MONTGOMERY, Ind. – The Vincennes University volleyball team made a big splash with the addition of three two-time Indiana state champions to their recruiting class with the additions of Hannah Graber, Maranda Wagler and Addison Ainscough from nearby Barr-Reeve High School. “We’ve always targeted the high-level student-athletes in the area, I feel like that is important because we have to show...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University hosted their second game in three days as the No. 18-ranked Trailblazers hosted Kaskaskia Wednesday night. VU grabbed their second win of the week by the final score of 79-64. The first half was the back-and-forth battle we’ve come to expect in Region 24, with the lead changing hands five times and Vincennes having their largest lead of nine midway...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The No. 22-ranked Vincennes Lady Trailblazers had six players reach double-figures in the score column in VU’s 89-77 win over Kaskaskia College Wednesday night. Vincennes got off to a rough start in the first quarter as KCC was able to find open shooters on the perimeter. Trailblazer freshman Noni Russell hit a buzzer-beating three to cut the Blue Angel lead to just seven...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – For the second consecutive game Trailblazer sophomore Christian Wells notched a double-double. Wells was coming off a 13-point 15-rebound game at Lewis and Clark Saturday afternoon and followed that with 22 points and 11 rebounds in VU’s 68-58 win. The Trailblazers got off to another slow start offensively but were aided by a trio of threes from freshman Brandon Muntu. ...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Vincennes University Indoor Track and Field teams hit the road this past weekend and put together another strong performance at the Kentucky Collegiate Indoor Invitational in Louisville. The Trailblazer men’s team took home first place as a team over many four-year schools like Kentucky Wesleyan, Morehead State, Southern Indiana and Murray State. VU finished with 78...

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Godfrey, Ill. – In a game that might be confusing to some only listening on the radio, the No. 24-ranked Vincennes University Trailblazers hit the road to face the Lewis & Clark CC Trailblazers. The blue and gold came away with the 84-61 win over Lewis & Clark, getting VU back in the win column after a small two-game skid. Lewis & Clark were the ones off to the fast start at home,...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University volleyball team picked up three wins over the weekend after defeating three-time defending Region 24 champion John A. Logan Friday night, then turning around and sweeping Frontier College and Ivy Tech-Northeast early Saturday. The Trailblazers got the morning started facing off with Frontier nearly 12 hours after their match with John A. Logan ended. ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Trailblazer sophomore setter Savannah Grimes recorded her 1,000th career set assist in Vincennes’ three-set sweep over three-time defending Region 24 Champion John A. Logan Friday night. VU got off to a hot start, scoring the first five points of the match before expanding their lead to 10-3. The Trailblazers took the first set 25-15 over the Volunteers. Vincennes continued...

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BICKNELL, Ind. – The Vincennes University Cross Country and Track and Field teams recently signed North Knox product Brittany Page to their 2021 recruiting class. Page was a four-year Semi-State qualifier and a two-time team captain for the Warriors Cross Country team, as well as earning All-Conference honors and being North Knox’s cross country course record holder. “Vincennes University has...

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CLEVELAND, Tenn. - The Vincennes University baseball (1-1) team opened their 2021 spring schedule with a split doubleheader with Cleveland State CC (7-5) in Cleveland, Tennessee. Game 1 The VU offense for the most part was shut down by Cleveland State starting pitcher Bryce Jenkins, who threw six scoreless innings. Vincennes only had three hits and were led by freshman SS Peyton Lane who...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Trailblazer volleyball team played their second game of a back-to-back Saturday afternoon at VU host Division II No. 15-ranked Lincoln Land College. Vincennes held the early control in set one, with a narrow 7-5 lead before Lincoln Land answered with a 4-0 scoring run and never relinquished the lead as the Loggers opened the match with a 25-18 win. The Trailblazers...

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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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