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School Sports

  • SEBJH at .500 after BCCH Tournament

    The St. Elmo/Brownstown junior high softball team was only able to get in two of its three games at last Saturday’s Beecher City Tournament, and finished with a 1-1 record.

    SEB defeated Mulberry Grove, 6-1, in the first game, but lost to Windsor/Stew-Stras, 16-0.

    The Jr. Lady Eagles were to meet Beecher City/Cowden-Herrick, but rain washed out the contest.

    Against Mulberry Grove, SEB got three runs in the fourth and fifth innings to earn the victory, the second of the season for Natalie Oberlink.

  • The Next Level: Graduate athlete roundup (June 19)

    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.

  • PHOTOS: Youth sports camps

    Pictured are youth who recently attended two youth camps offered at Vandalia High School.

  • PHOTO: Girls track awards

    Award winners for the Vandalia High School girls track team are pictured.

  • The Next Level: Graduate athlete roundup (June 5)

    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.

  • PHOTOS: McDowell camp returns

    For the second straight summer, Molly McDowell, a Nokomis High School graduate who has played professional basketball in Holland, instructed a camp for Vandalia's high school team.

  • Kaskaskia College offering several sports camps

    SOCCER

    The Kaskaskia College soccer program will hold several camps this summer.

    The first camp is a co-ed camp for students in grades K-4.  The camp will be held on June 9-10 from 9-11 a.m.
    Another co-ed camp will be held for students in grades 5-8 on June 11-12 from 9-11 a.m.

    A girl’s high school camp will be held on June 11-12 from 5-7 p.m.

    A high school boys camp will be held on June 16-17 from 5-7 p.m.

  • SEB gets 3 All-NTC nods

    Three players from St. Elmo/Brownstown were selected all-conference by coaches in the National Trail Conference.

    Freshman Morgan Brown picked up the only first-team nod for the Lady Eagles.

    In seven NTC games, Brown had nine hits, eight runs and three RBI. Included were a pair of doubles and two triples.

    Senior Danie Austin and junior Darby Moss were both selected honorable mention.

    Austin had eight singles, a double, five RBI and three runs in six NTC games, and Moss hit in all but one of the seven games, collecting 10 singles, a double, four RBI and eight runs.

  • Bombers end season in extra innings

    Three seniors ended their careers on six-game hitting streaks, but the Bombers lost their first extra-inning game of the season in last Wednesday’s regional semifinal in Altamont.

    Seniors Jacob Behrends, Dustin Lawson and Levi Maxey each recorded a hit to extend their season-best hitting streaks, but top-seeded North Clay drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the eighth inning to take a 3-2 win and Brownstown/St. Elmo’s season at 16-10.

    North Clay (20-9-1) took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the second, but the Bombers cut that in half in the top of the third.

  • The Next Level: Graduate athlete roundup (May 29)

    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.

    Spencer Patton • Pitcher • Omaha Storm Chasers

    •May 26 – Patton, a South Central graduate, earned the win by pitching 1 2/3 innings of relief in a 6-5 win against Round Rock. The Kansas City Royals Triple-A prospect allowed a solo home run and walked one, but struck out a pair of batters. On the season, he is 2-0, with a 1.16 earned-run average and eight saves. He has struck out 26 batters in 23 1/3 innings.