Today's News

  • Buddy Bass Tournament (Oct. 2)

    The Vandalia Sport Fishing and Conservation Club held a Buddy Bass Tournament on Vandalia Lake on Saturday, Oct. 2. The winners are pictured; from left to right: Tom Lindley, Gracie Lindley and Robert Lindley, first place with 14.59 pounds; Ronnie Higgs, second place with 12.84 pounds; and Travis Gould and Arnie Rexroads, third place with 11.29 pounds. The big bass winner was Tom Lindley with a 5.89-pound catch.

  • Raymond Regional Volleyball Tournament preview

    Patoka and Mulberry Grove will be playing in the Raymond Regional Volleyball Tournament at Raymond-Lincolnwood High School. Patoka, which advanced to the sectional final last season, will be a No. 3 seed in this season's regional. The Warriors are led by senior Paige Myers. If Patoka wins its first-round match against No. 6 Mt. Olive, it will face either No. 2 Morrisonville or No. 7 Mulberry Grove, which was defeated by Morrisonville, its first-round opponent, during the regular season.

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  • All-EIC baseball squads announced

    The Egyptian-Illini Conference has announced its all-conference baseball teams and season Most Valuable Player.

    Five St. Elmo players, four Patoka players, three Brownstown players, three Mulberry Grove players and two Ramsey players were awarded.

    Austin Miley – Beecher City

  • Ramsey wins the consolation championship at EI Tourney

    Ramsey won the consolation round of the Egyptian-Illini Conference Tournament last Thursday after defeating Mulberry Grove and Odin to finish the season 11-16.

    In pool C last Monday, Ramsey lost to Cowden-Herrick and Christ Our Rock Lutheran.

  • Hobbie expected to lead McKendree

    It probably came as no surprise to fans of McKendree University or Vandalia grad Eric Hobbie.

    Within the last week, the American Midwest Conference men’s basketball coaches met to make their preseason selection for the best team in the conference, and seven of the AMC coaches were of one mind. They cast their first-place votes for the McKendree Bearcats, who finished with 49 points. Park University finished second with 42 points and one first place vote.

  • Aces achieve goal at EIC Tourney

    ST. ELMO – After losing twice in pool A play of the Egyptian-Illini Conference Tournament last Tuesday, Mulberry Grove High School volleyball coach Natalie Lappe said the team was determined to win a late-season match.

    “We’re doing a lot of things right, we just need to put it all together,” she said. “We have to learn to play 100 percent the whole time.”

  • Brownstown places sixth at EIC

    ST. ELMO – Brownstown coach Toby Harms knew he had a challenge on his hands once Patoka was upset and had to settle for playing in the silver flight of the Egyptian-Illini Conference Tournament last Thursday.

    After his team beat Mulberry Grove (25-14, 17-25, 15-8) and lost to St. Elmo (12-25, 9-25) last Tuesday to advance to the silver flight, Harms immediately knew what his team needed to do to be successful against the No. 2 seed two days later.