Vandalia faced a tough Marquette Catholic tennis squad last Thursday. The Lady Vandals dropped the match 9-0. Vandalia senior Brittony Cook is seen above returning the ball during varsity doubles. The Lady Explorers were 17-1 last season and sent three players to the state meet. Five of their top six have returned for the 2011 season
The Vandalia High School soccer team received no favors last Thursday, drawing Marquette Catholic in its season-opening game. The Vandals would lose, 14-0. Goalie Bailey Cearlock had 10 saves in the game. Above, coach Walt Kinney (foreground) watches sophomore Colin Ledbetter (19) move the ball during the game.