http://www.leaderunion.com/sports/rss.xml en Cougars score nine late to top Vandals http://www.leaderunion.com/content/cougars-score-nine-late-top-vandals <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/april19_2018_van_sc_slide.jpg" alt="South Central&#039;s Hunter Brandt dives back into third safely ahead of the tag by Vandalia&#039;s Thomas Ritchey in last Wednesday&#039;s game at Vandalia Mutual Field" title="South Central&#039;s Hunter Brandt dives back into third safely ahead of the tag by Vandalia&#039;s Thomas Ritchey in last Wednesday&#039;s game at Vandalia Mutual Field" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> South Central scored nine times in the final three innings to defeat Vandalia, 9-5, last Wednesday at Vandalia Mutual Field.</p> Lady Vandals top Greenville for second time this season http://www.leaderunion.com/content/lady-vandals-top-greenville-second-time-season <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/april19_2018_sb_shelby_bunt.jpg" alt="Vandalia&#039;s Catti Hottman lays down a bunt in last Thursday&#039;s home contest against Shelbyville." title="Vandalia&#039;s Catti Hottman lays down a bunt in last Thursday&#039;s home contest against Shelbyville." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Lady Vandals scored three runs in the first inning, six in the fifth and four more in the sixth to blast Greenville for the second time this season.</p> VCHS thinclads place first, second in home meet http://www.leaderunion.com/content/vchs-thinclads-place-first-second-home-meet <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/april19_2018_track_tarkington.jpg" alt="Vandalia&#039;s Katie Tarkington takes first place in the 100-meter dash " title="Vandalia&#039;s Katie Tarkington takes first place in the 100-meter dash " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Vandalia&rsquo;s boys placed first and the girls team second in a home quadrangular meet with Christ Our Rock Lutheran, Patoka and Brownstown/St. Elmo last Thursday.</p> Bombers top Ramsey, fall to Dieterich http://www.leaderunion.com/content/bombers-top-ramsey-fall-dieterich <p> Brownstown/St. Elmo scored six times in the second inning on their way to a 15-2 win against Ramsey last Thursday at Ramsey.<br /> The Bombers led 7-0 after two innings and 10-0 after three, closing out the win with a run in the fourth inning and four more in the fifth.<br /> Nate Philpot gave up just two hits in four innings of work, striking out 10, walking one and allowing just one earned run.<br /> Bryton Pruett led the Bombers&rsquo; offensive attack, going 4-for-5 with four RBI&rsquo;s.<br /> Cougars come up short on Tuesday http://www.leaderunion.com/content/cougars-come-short-tuesday <p> After North Clay scored three runs in the top of the eighth inning to break a 1-1 tie, South Central&rsquo;s effort to keep the game going fell one run short.<br /> North Clay scored in the top of the third inning, then the Cougars knotted the score in the next inning. Both teams were scoreless until the eighth, when North Clay scored three times and South Central twice.<br /> Logan Lotz took the loss in relief, giving up three runs and three hits, striking out three and walking two.<br /> Vandalia City Bowling Tournament Winners http://www.leaderunion.com/content/vandalia-city-bowling-tournament-winners <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/april19_2018_bowling3.jpg" alt="H&amp;H Landscape won first place in the team event at the Vandalia USBC WBA City Tournament at Vandalia Bowl, held March 3-4 and 10-11 with a score of 2,385. Above, from left to right, are Deb Bone, Deb Warner, Dee Filer, Kathy Huskey and team sponsors Sharon and Mike Hagy." title="H&amp;H Landscape won first place in the team event at the Vandalia USBC WBA City Tournament at Vandalia Bowl, held March 3-4 and 10-11 with a score of 2,385. Above, from left to right, are Deb Bone, Deb Warner, Dee Filer, Kathy Huskey and team sponsors Sharon and Mike Hagy." align="left" hspace="6" /> New Record http://www.leaderunion.com/content/new-record <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/april19_2018_wilhour.jpg" alt="Claire Wilhour of the Brownstown/St. Elmo track team set a new school record in placing fourth in the 200-meter dash at the Robinson Invitational last Friday with a time of 27.32 seconds. Wilhour also won the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 46.68, and fourth in the 100-meter hurdles." title="Claire Wilhour of the Brownstown/St. Elmo track team set a new school record in placing fourth in the 200-meter dash at the Robinson Invitational last Friday with a time of 27.32 seconds. Wilhour also won the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 46.68, and fourth in the 100-meter hurdles." align="left" hspace="6" /> VJHS Girls Track http://www.leaderunion.com/content/vjhs-girls-track <img src="http://www.leaderunion.com/sites/www.leaderunion.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/april19_2018_vjhs_dagen.jpg" alt="Morgan Dagen competes in the hurdles for the Vandalia Junior High School seventh-grade girls track team." title="Morgan Dagen competes in the hurdles for the Vandalia Junior High School seventh-grade girls track team." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Vandalia Junior High School seventh- and eighth-grade girls track teams both finished second in six-team meets last Tuesday.</p>