Back when Smoky Newsom was a student at VCHS in the mid 1980s, the state of Vandalia football was bleak, to say the least.
Not only was there no youth program to speak of, there was talk of doing away with the high school program.
My, how things have changed.
Thoughts of folding the high school program now would seem ludicrous, as the Vandals will be looking to make their third straight playoff appearance this coming season.
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