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VINCENNES, Ind. – Head Coach Harry Meeks is coming off being inducted into the NJCAA Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame enters his 30th season patrolling the Vincennes sidelines and hopes to make 2021 a season to remember as he sits just nine wins away from 700 victories at Vincennes University. VU returns only one starter from the 2020 season in sophomore guard Amani Brown....

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Following a pair of runner-up finishes at the Region 24 meet on Oct. 31, the Vincennes University Cross Country teams have quickly shifted their focus to the NJCAA Division I Cross Country Championships in Fort Dodge, IA. The No. 10-ranked VU women’s cross country team will again look to have a strong showing out of the top two finishers in Region 24, Meagan Moreno and Kyra Young....

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The Vincennes University men’s and women’s Cross Country teams are coming off of excellent showings at the NJCAA Region 24 meet this past Saturday, with each team finishing as the Regional runner-up, with sophomore Meagan Moreno and freshman Trenton Faulkner taking home the Division I individual championships. Following that performance however, the Trailblazers slid in both polls...

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One would be hard pressed to final a more loaded Region this cross country season than Region 24, with seven of the eight men’s and women’s teams ranked in the top 25 of their division and four of the eight ranked in the top 10. Vincennes University is hosting this year’s NJCAA Regional at South Knox High School this Saturday, Oct. 31 at 12 p.m. eastern. The event will include the...

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BELLEVILLE, Ill. – The fifth-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team suffered a close loss to Southwestern Illinois on Saturday, falling 68-64. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Craig Porter (Terre Haute, Ind.) scored 14 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished seven assists. He also blocked two shots and had a steal. Sophomore Chinedu Okanu (Gary, Ind.) finished with 15...

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  VINCENNES, Ind. — The fifth-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team has made defense its calling card, and the Trailblazers came through in that fashion again with an 85-51 Region 24 win over Kaskaskia at the P.E. Complex on Wednesday. The Trailblazers entered the game allowing just 60.3 points per game — third-best in NJCAA Division I. The Blue Devils are the ninth team ...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University women’s basketball team extended its winning streak to 14 with a 75-43 Region 24 victory over Shawnee on Saturday at the P.E. Complex. VU's defense limited the Saints to 24 percent shooting (13-55), and three field goals in the second half. VU Statistical Leaders Freshman Amani Brown (Terre Haute, Ind.) scored a career-high 24 points. She...

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  INA, Ill. -  The Vincennes University women’s basketball team won its ninth game in row with a dominant performance over Rend Lake, winning 98-73 on Saturday. With the victory, the Trailblazers are 12-3 overall and 6-0 in Region 24. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Fess Hawkins (Bentonville, Ark.) recorded her 11th double-double this season. She had 18 rebounds and 12 points. She...

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VINCENNES, Ind. -  The third-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team had six double-figure scorers, led by 19 points from Chinedu Okanu (Gary, Ind.), and throttled Southeastern Illinois, 112-69, in a Region 24 basketball game Saturday at the P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers (11-1, 4-0 Region 24) broke away from an 11-11 tie with a game-breaking 27-6 over seven minutes that...

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CARTERVILLE, Ill. - The third-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team rallied to a 69-65 win over John A. Logan on Tuesday. The Trailblazers were down five points with less than five minutes on the clock. Sophomores Colton Sandage (Bloomington, Ill.) and Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) scored nine of VU’s final 11 points with less than 3 ½ minutes remaining. Sandage’s...

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  VINCENNES, Ind. — The sixth-rated Vincennes University men’s basketball team held Harry S. Truman scoreless for more than seven minutes at the outset of the game Saturday night, and breezed to a 102-65 win at the P.E. Complex. The Trailblazers kept the Falcons off the scoreboard for the first 7:15, while building a 15-0 lead. That led to a 45-28 lead at halftime. Although Harry S....

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  CENTRALIA, Ill. – The sixth-ranked Vincennes University men’s basketball team opened Region 24 play with an 87-57 win against Kaskaskia on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders Sophomore Kevin Osawe (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) poured in a career-high 24 points, including 15 in the second half. Sophomore Craig Porter (Terre Haute, Ind.) contributed 11 points. Freshmen Randy Tucker...

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CENTRALIA, Ill. – Five Vincennes University women’s basketball players scored in double figures and the Trailblazers dominated Kaskaskia 92-42 in a Region 24 opener on Wednesday. VU Statistical Leaders Freshman Gara Jorge Garcia (Galdar, Spain) poured in 23 points off the bench. She sank 10 of 14 shots from the field. She finished with four steals, four rebounds and two assists....

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VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore volleyball players Alison Smith, Ryleigh Fidler and Ariana Gentzler have earned All-Region 24 honors. Smith (Oakland, Ill.) and Fidler (Linton, Ind.) were named to the first team. Gentzler (Paxton, Ill.) was named to the second team. “Though these three sophomores received well deserved recognition, they are part of a tremendous group of...

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FRENCH LICK, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore Zach Hall earned a bid to the 2019 NJCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championship with his performance in the District I/Region 24 Championship tournament that concluded on Monday. Hall fired a 12-over-par 82 in the final round of the 54-hole tourney at The Donald Ross Course at French Lick Resort. Participants played 36 holes on Sunday and...

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VINCENNES, Ind. – The Vincennes University baseball team is the No. 7 seed for the NJCAA Division II Region 24 Tournament May 16-20 at the Corn Crib Stadium in Normal, Illinois. The Trailblazers open the eight-team, double-elimination tournament against No. 2 seed Lewis and Clark on May 16 at 5 p.m. EDT. Lewis and Clark swept VU in a four-game Mid-West Athletic Conference series in...

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VINCENNES, Ind.  – The Vincennes University golf team will begin the postseason at the NJCAA Division II District I/Region 24 Tournament at The Donald Ross Course in French Lick, Indiana. The 54-hole event is May 12-13 at the French Lick resort. The field includes VU, Parkland, Rend Lake, Illinois Central, Lincoln Trail and Lewis and Clark. Parkland is tied for No. 6 in the most recent...

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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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