**NOTICE** Vincennes University Athletic Director Harry Meeks has been notified by tonight's basketball opponent Southeastern Illinois College that, because of unsafe travel conditions, the Falcons WILL NOT MAKE THE TRIP TODAY from Harrisburg, IL, to play the VU men's and women's basketball teams as scheduled tonight. The games have been rescheduled for 3 and 5 p.m....
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Vincennes University Tennis Coach Tyler Johnston has announced that the Trailblazers match scheduled for Saturday at Wright State has been postponed. No new date has been set at this time.
Vincennes University Athletic Director Harry Meeks has announced that, in the event Saturday's games vs. Southeastern Illinois College are moved to Sunday because of weather, VU's scheduled Play4Kay activities will shift to the Trailblazers' Feb. 28 game date vs. Kaskaskia. Meeks will be notified by Saturday morning or early afternoon if Saturday's opponent, Southeastern Illinois College,...
UPDATED 3 P.M. FRIDAY, FEB. 20, 2015 - Vincennes University Athletic Director and Women's Basketball Coach Harry Meeks has been notified by saturday basketball opponent Southeastern Illinois College that the Falcons will decide Saturday morning or early Saturday afternoon whether SIC will make the trip from Harrisburg, IL, to play the VU men's and women's basketball teams as scheduled on...
**ATTENTION: As of right now (1 p.m. on Friday afternoon, Feb. 20), Saturday's VU Men's and Women's Basketball are still on for Saturday's games hosting Southeastern Illinois at the VU P.E. Complex. Saturday is also VU's Play4Kay event to generate funds and awareness for breast cancer research. VU is monitoring weekend weather forecasts but has no plans as of now to postpone Saturday's...
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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