Many athletes who spent their high school years in Fayette County have moved on to play for college or professional teams. Below are the athletes who recently made headlines.
Quenten Austin • Soph. • Carthage • Track
•March 7 – Austin, a Vandalia graduate, and the Carthage College men's track team ended the indoor season with the Gill Athletics Final Qualifier. Austin placed sixth in the pole vault (14 feet, 4 inches), sixth in the triple jump (40 feet, 8 1/4 inches) and eighth in the long jump (20 feet, 1/2 inches).