Welcome to the home of the Vanguards.

Welcome to Vance-Granville Community College and our intercollegiate athletic program. We are proud to have the opportunity to offer two intercollegiate sports that aim to develop young men and women as people, students, and athletes. Please utilize our site to learn more about those programs, the dedicated student-athletes that take the opportunity to represent our college, department, and community, and the terrific group of coaches that work extremely hard everyday to provide a positive experience for everyone involved. Here's a small capsule of Vanguard Athletics:

Number of Intercollegiate Sports: 2

Sports for Men: 2 (Basketball)

Sports for Women: 2 (Volleyball)

Regional Affiliation: Region X of the National Junior College Athletic Association

National Affiliation: National Junior College Athletic Association (Division II/III)

The VGCC Athletics Program began National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) competition during the 2008-2009 academic year. VGCC started its NJCAA competition with men’s basketball. Women’s volleyball was added to VGCC’s sports program and began NJCAA competition during Fall 2009. The golf program began NJCAA competition in Spring 2010 (after one season as a club team). The VGCC mascot is the Vanguard. The Vanguard mascot is a symbol of strength, leadership, service and readiness to face new challenges. The idea for the mascot came from VGCC students.


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