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Community Sports

  • PHOTO: Hospital Hosts 2nd Annual 5K
    Friends and Families of Fayette County Hospital and Long-Term Care held its second annual 5K fun run and walk on Saturday morning, raising $3,029.75. Andy Powell was the overall winner, crossing the finish line in 21:54.2, and he was followed in the men's standings by James Crawford (22:41.4) and Ken Keener (22:43.8). The top female finisher was Lynn Portz (23:28.2), and she was followed in the women's standings by Tracy Cearlock (28:55.1) and Amy Willenborg (30:52.6).
  • PHOTO: Hosick's Hurler
    Last Wednesday, an exhibition game between the Vandalia Sr. Legion squad and Hosick's Motors, a team made up of employees and other former players, was played at Vandalia Mutual Field. The Sr. Legion team would pick up the victory in the nine-inning game.
  • Vandalia Men's Slo-Pitch Softball (June 24)
    Monday, June 24 at The PIT Game 1 Riedle Law 12 Montgomery Plumbing 3 •For Riedle: Chris Matthews, 2B; Brian Stout, 2B. •For Montgomery: Nick Metzger, 2B. Game 2 Riedle 10 Montgomery 1 •For Riedle: Brendan Wasmuth, 2B. Game 3 BCH Auto Detail 12 Liberty Trading 0 •No highlights reported Game 4 BCH 26 Liberty 13 •For BCH: Andy Hipsher, HR; Shane Depew, 2 2B; Greg Mitchell, 2 2B. Standings
  • Vandalia men's slo-pitch softball (June 20)
    Monday, June 17 Game 1 BCH Auto Detail 22 Riedle Law Firm 0 •For BCH: Josh Atwood, 3B; Justin Atwood, 2B. •For Riedle: Derek Woolsey, 3B. Game 2 BCH 9 Riedle 7 •For BCH: Justin Harmon, HR; Greg Mitchell, 3B; Steve Hosick, 2B. •For Riedle: Ryan Thiele, 2B. Game 3 Liberty Trading 15 Stout Adjustment 8 •For Liberty: Chris Matthews, HR, 2B; Bill Wilson, 3B; Tylor Knisley, 2 2B; Jon Keck, 2B.
  • PHOTOS: Kids at Play
    Youth baseball and softball games are happening all over the area.
  • Vandalia Men's Slo-Pitch Results (June 3 and 10)
    Monday, June 10 Game 1 Riedle Law Firm 15 Stout Adjustment 3 •For Riedle: Tim Schukar, 3 2B; Dallas Gray, 2 2B. •For Stout: Reid McKinley, 2B. Game 2 Riedle 11 Stout 2 •For Riedle: Dallas Gray, 3B; Chris Matthews, 2B. •For Stout: Kyle Campbell, 3B; Eli Keppler, 2B. Game 3 BCH Auto Detail 23 Montgomery Plumbing 8 •For BCH: Kyle Aukamp, 3B, 2B; Justin Atwood, 2B. •For Montgomery: Jon Hawthorne, 3B. Game 4 BCH 7
  • PHOTOS: Dancers Perform at Regional Competitions
    Several members of Beautiful Chaos Dance Center recently competed at a pair of regional competitions. At the Midwest Cheer and Dance Championships in St. Louis, the senior dance team place first, and the junior dance team placed second with hip-hop routines. At the Showstoppers Regional Competition in St. Charles, Mo., the senior dance team placed first in hip-hop and jazz, and second in lyrical. The junior dance team placed first in hip-hop and jazz, and second in lyrical.
  • Vandalia native to be a charity runner in the Chicago Marathon in October
    A Vandalia native will run her first-ever marathon in October as a charity runner. Stacy White has nearly reached her goal of raising $750 for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and earning a spot in the Chicago Marathon on Oct. 13. The Foundation helps children who are diagnosed with cancer, and is named for Alexandria Scott, a 4-year-old who was diagnosed with cancer when she was 1.
  • Vandalia Men's Slo-Pitch Results (May 20)
    Monday, May 20 Game 1 Riedle Law Office 9 Montgomery Plumbing 2 •For Riedle: Brian Stout, 2 2B; Dallas Gray, 3B; Chris Matthews, 2B. Game 2 Riedle 13 Montgomery 1 •For Riedle: Matt Riedle, 3 2B; Gray, HR; Matthews, 2B, 3B. Game 3 BCH Auto Detail 7 Liberty Trading 6 •For BCH: Justin Atwood, 2B; Shane Depew, 2B; Jordan Harmon, 2B. •Game ended on back-to-back sac flies in the bottom of the seventh after Harmon’s double. Game 4 BCH 7
  • PHOTO: Bowling champs
    The Purple Strikers were the champions of the Tuesday night women's league at Vandalia Bowl for the 2012-13 season.