Sports Briefs (April 25)

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Vandalia men's slo-pitch league forming

The Vandalia men's slo-pitch softball league meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 13, at 7 p.m., on the slo-pitch softball diamond across from Vandalia Mutual Field.

The league will begin play on Monday, May 20, and continue playing throughout the summer.

For more information, call 335-3480.

VYO football signup is Thursday, Friday

Registration for Vandalia Youth Organization football will be held on Thursday and Friday.

Signup for players who will be in grades 5-8 will be in the junior high cafeteria from 3:30-6 p.m. each day.

Tharp, Hablewitz play in all-star game

Two South Central High School seniors played in Kaskaskia College’s District All-Star Game on Sunday.

Rudy Hablewitz scored nine points, and Fischer Tharp scored four points for the Home team, which won, 100-84.

Nomination period open for VCHS Athletic Hall of Fame inductions

The nomination period is open for this year’s Vandalia Community High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductions.

Forms are available in the high school office, and should be sent to Kevin Jackson, VCHS Athletic Director, 1109 N. 8th St., Vandalia, Ill. 62471.

In order to be nominated, the following conditions must be met.

•The candidate must be a graduate of VCHS, a distinguished varsity team, a former coach or a supportive fan.
•The candidate must have graduated from, completed coaching at or been a supportive fan no less than five years prior to nomination.
•The credentials of candidates nominated may be based on administrative as well as physical achievements, provided such honors are on the field of athletics.

An individual meeting the above qualifications can be nominated by anyone. Nominees shall be considered for three years. Individuals not selected within the three-year period must be re-nominated to be considered.

Jr. Lady Eagle volleyball camp is soon

Registration for the St. Elmo/Brownstown Jr. Lady Eagles volleyball camp is open.

There will be two camps held at St. Elmo High School from May 28-31.

The junior high camp (grades 4-7) will be held from 10 a.m.-noon, and the elementary camp (K-3) will be held from noon-1:30 p.m.

The entry fee for the junior high camp is $45, and the fee for the elementary camp is $35.

Families with multiple campers may deduct $5 for each additional camper.

Registration forms must be returned to SEHS by Friday, May 10.

Anyone with questions should contact St. Elmo High School volleyball coach Elise Asher at 829-3227.