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May 24, 2019 / Transfer guard signs with VU men’s basketball program VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Franklin signed transfer point guard Patrick Fisher on Friday. The 6-foot, 170-pound Fisher will play closer to home.  He is from Bloomington, Illinois and played the 2018-19 season for Gavilan College in Gilroy, California. Gavilan is one of the top...

May 21, 2019 / Trailblazers' Paris, Lancaster receive all-conference honors   VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore pitchers Walker Paris and Luke Lancaster have been named to the Mid-West Athletic Conference all-conference baseball team. Paris received second-team honors. Lancaster earned a spot on the honorable mention team. "I am extremely happy for both Walker and Luke...

May 18, 2019 / Franklin, Francis lead NJCAA all-star basketball team to victory Todd Franklin and Lony Francis Jr. all-star game LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Todd Franklin and Lony Francis Jr. represented Vincennes University in the 2019 NJCAA Men’s Basketball Coaches All-Star Game presented by the NABC on Saturday at the Orleans Arena. Franklin coached an all-star team made up of Division I...

May 15, 2019 / Trailblazer track and field ready for NJCAA Outdoor Championships   VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University student-athletes will compete in 10 events at the NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships May 16-18 at Ross Black Track in Hobbs, New Mexico. The men’s team, which was No. 19 in the final NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field national rankings, is...

May 14, 2019 / Trailblazer Lony Francis Jr. headed to Arkansas State VINCENNES, Ind. – After playing two years for Vincennes University, Lony Francis Jr. will play next season for the Arkansas State men’s basketball program. Francis announced he has committed to the Red Wolves. “We’re excited,” VU Men’s Basketball Coach Todd Franklin said. “It’s a solid Division I program. Lony took four...

May 13, 2019 / Trailblazers’ Hall qualifies for NJCAA Division II men’s golf national tournament Zach Hall photo 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...

May 13, 2019 / Trailblazers earn sweep against John Wood QUINCY, Ill. – The Vincennes University baseball team completed a three-game Mid-West Athletic Conference series sweep of John Wood with a 3-1 win on Saturday. The Trailblazers tied the game at 1-all in the top of the third inning. The contest remained deadlocked until VU scored two runs in the final seventh innings. Sophomore...

May 11, 2019 / Postseason play begins for Trailblazer golf team 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 ...

May 7, 2019 / Trailblazer baseball walks off in dramatic win   VINCENNES, Ind. – Vincennes University sophomore Walker Paris pitched the final two innings and hit a walk-off single, capping a dramatic 8-7 win for the Trailblazers baseball team against Danville Area on Monday. The Trailblazers were down 7-2 in the fifth inning of the second game of a Mid-West Athletic Conference...

May 3, 2019 / Trailblazer baseball series flips locations VINCENNES, Ind. –  The Vincennes University and Danville Area baseball series this weekend has changed due to the weather forecast and field conditions. The Trailblazers will now travel to Danville, Illinois on May 4 to play a Mid-West Athletic Conference doubleheader at 2 p.m. EDT. VU will now host a conference doubleheader...

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