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Today's News

  • Lady Vandals comlete first shootout

    The Vandalia High School varsity girls basketball team was undefeated at the Lady Vandal Shootout last Wednesday.

    The Lady Vandals beat Altamont, Shelbyville and Cumberland during the event. Also at the shootout, the Vandalia JV team lost to Altamont and Central A&M. The Lady Vandals will host their final shootout this summer on June 29.

  • Bushue having strong season for Lexington Legends

    South Central High School graduate Tanner Bushue is having a strong season for the Lexington Legends, a single A affiliate of the Houston Astros, but he is currently on the seven-day disabled list.

    Through Saturday, Bushue had started 11 games and compiled a 6-2 record.

    Bushue also had a brief stint on disabled list in the middle of May, but prior to that, he was dominant, winning five of his first six starts.

    On June 5, his second start back from the DL, Bushue had one of his finest outings of the season.

  • Racing Briefs (June 16)

    Fayette County Speedway's June 17 show

    Fayette County Speedway will honor pit passes and tickets from last Friday's rained out races at this Friday's events.

    This Friday's show will feature UMP DIRTcar sanctioned Crate Late Models, Modifieds, Street Stocks and Hornets. Also racing will be the two-person Team Cars.

    The Team Car and Hornet divisions will also run their rained out May 27 features on Friday.

    Gates open at 5 p.m., hot laps are at 7 p.m. and racing will begin immediately following hot laps.

    Protzs in top 10 in points at Dragway

  • Men's slo-pitch results and standings through June 8

    Game 1
    Keck's Marsh 12
    Boley Mobile Homes 9
    Keck's: Osborne, 2 2B; Sutton, 2B; Lotz, 3B
    Boley: Hobbie, 3B; Gray, 3B

    Game 2
    Boley 6
    Keck's 5
    Boley: Gray, 2 3B
    Keck's: Osbourne, 2B; Lotz 2B

    Game 3
    KMO's 16
    Ugly Koyote 5
    KMO's: Wodtke, HR; Schnarre, 3B; Hanks, 2B
    Koyote: J. Spicer, grand slam; P. Spicer, HR

    Game 4
    Koyote 14
    KMO's 12
    Koyote: Eddy, HR; Beard, 2B
    KMO's: Wodtke, 2B

    This week's games
    Wednesday, June 15
    Montgomery Plumbing vs. Ugly Koyote at 6:30 p.m.
    Oldsmith Farms vs. Buckstop Archery at 8:30 p.m.

    Standings
    •Buckstop, 4-0
    •Boley, 3-3

  • Kaskaskia College offers sports camps

    KC to hold summer volleyball camps

    The Kaskaskia College volleyball program will host two volleyball camps this summer in June for area youth. Both camps will be from June 21-22.

    The first camp is held for students in grades K-5 and will be held from 10 a.m.-noon. The second camp is for students in grades 6–8 and will be held from 1-3 p.m.

    The registration fee for each camp is $25 and includes a T-shirt).

    The camp will be instructed by Blue Angels volleyball coach Kim Rahar and current KC volleyball players.

  • AAU State Tumbling Meet

    Several local girls participated in the AAU state tumbling competition on May 21.

  • Brownstown-Sefton News

    A Dog’s Life (On the Homestead, That Is)
    Bertha, the Great Pyrnese and her daughter, Pricey, are much more comfortable in the snow, ice, sleet and bitterly cold weather because their coats are so thick and long.

  • Frogtown News

    Visiting Aunt
    On Wednesday of last week, Belinda Harpster and Helen Limes of St. Peter traveled to New Paris, Ohio, to pick up Belinda’s cousin, Diana Rowland. She will be spending a couple of weeks with Helen.

  • St. Elmo News

    ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Wednesday, June 8
    • The Avena Township Park Board, 7 p.m., in the St. Elmo Community Park Centennial Building.

  • College Graduates

    SIUC
    Clayton Black of Brownstown graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.