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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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 a record $1.4 million scholarship dollars of VU Foundation and University funds for the 2015-2016 school year to incoming and returning VU students.
These included awards to students from 10 states across the country and 4 international awards.
Currently the VU Foundation manages over 540 scholarship and department funds, with 259 new funds created in just the last 10 years.
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The Kay Yow Cancer Fund, in partnership with the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and The V Foundation, is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women's cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause. Kay Yow was a college head coach for 38 years and past president and founding member of the Women's Basketball Coaches Association. Her name is synonymous with North Carolina State. She is a member of the Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame and achieved more than 700 career victories. Yow was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1987. She passed away in 2009 after an on-again, off-again battle with the disease.