Godfrey, IL – The Vincennes University men’s basketball team opened up district play with a 94-74 road win at Lewis & Clark Community College Saturday evening to move to an impressive 14-and-1 on the season. The Trailblazers jumped out to an early lead against Lewis Clark by sharing the ball, evenly distributing shots, and some big shots from three-point range from a pair of...
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The VU lady trailblazers returned to their winning ways Saturday night by picking up a 26 point, 72-46 win over a Moberly Area Greyhound team who came into the VU P.E. Complex with a 15-and-1 record. The lady blazers got off to a slow start as Moberly Area was able to score on their possession, and would hold VU to 1 point for nearly half of the first quarter. However, VU would start...
In what was an epic, back-and-forth game at the V.U. P.E. Complex that featured 10 ties, 13 lead changes, 30 plus point performances from players on both sides, and boiling down to the final minutes to decide the victor, Vincennes University dropped an 83-87 game to the Surge of Cincinnati State Wednesday night. The Lady Blazers got off to a slow start as they trailed Cincinnati...
The Vincennes University Men’s Basketball team moved to 13-and-1 with an 86-49 win over Elizabethtown Community College following a long break in play for the holidays. The win was highlighted by tantalizing defense by the Trailblazers, who forced 28 turnovers in the game, and caused Elizabethtown into 4 shot clock violations. The game started off right for VU from the very first...
Coming off of a blow-out home win over Lindsey Wilson JV on Tuesday, the Men’s basketball team would follow up with another big home win at the VU P.E. Complex with a 36 point win over Western Kentucky Tech on Saturday. The game was highlighted by 5 blazers in double-figures scoring the basketball, and a season-high 18 team assists. VU got off to a hot start as on the first...
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.
NJCAA spring sport cancellation
The NJCAA announced on March 16 the cancellation of all spring sport competition and all upcoming basketball championships, effective immediately, due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. Spring competition includes all practices, regular season, postseason, and national championship play.
At VU, we believe sports play an important role in the overall purpose of an educational institution. We support a well-rounded intercollegiate sports program for both men and women and have a strong presence in the NJCAA where we can claim several national championships. But we are equally proud of our individual All-American and All-American Academic athletes who have used their talent to continue their education at four-year colleges.
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Trailblazer Scholarship fund - The VU foundation awarded $970,242.80 scholarship dollars of the VU Foundation and University funds for the 2017-18 school year to incoming and returning VU students. These included awards to students from 8 states across the country and 3 international awards.
The VU Foundation currently manages over 525 scholarship and department funds, with 247 news funds created in just the last 9 years.
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