School Sports

  • F/S Conference track meet canceled

    The South Central Conference freshmen/sophomore championships have been canceled.

    The meet was scheduled to be run in Staunton at 9 a.m. on Saturday. No makeup date has been announced.

  • EIC softball tournament postponed to May 11th

    Due to the rainy weather, the Egyptian-Illini Conference softball tournament has been postponed to Saturday, May 11.

    Saturday, May 11
    at St. Elmo
    •9 a.m. (4) Beecher City vs. (5) Christ Our Rock
    •10:30 a.m. (1) Mulberry Grove vs. Winner of Game 1
    •12 p.m. (2) St. Elmo vs. (3) Ramsey
    •1:30 p.m. Third-place game
    •3 p.m. Championship game

  • Sports cancellations: May 3, 2013

    Reported sports cancellations for May 3 are listed below.

    Vandalia baseball and softball against Litchfield have been canceled for Friday. There will not be a makeup date for the games. Thursday's games against Pana will also not be rescheduled.

    St. Elmo baseball vs. South Central has been canceled for Friday.

  • Sports cancellations: May 2, 2013

    Vandalia baseball vs. Pana has been canceled for Thursday.

    The boys track meet at Greenville has been canceled for Thursday.

    Mulberry Grove baseball and softball against Ramsey have been canceled for Thursday.

  • Regional seeds and schedules released

    The Illinois High School Association has released the seeds and schedules for this season's baseball and softball regional tournaments.

    Games featuring local teams are listed below.


    Class 2A
    Vandalia Regional
    Monday, May 13
    Play-in game
    (5) Vandalia at (4) Carlinville, 4:30 p.m.

  • Lady Vandals pick up second conference win of the season in Godoyo's return

    VANDALIA — Junior Megan Godoyo pitched five shutout innings in her first appearance of the season, senior Morgan Whightsil continued her hitting streak and the Lady Vandals beat Hillsboro for their second win of the season on Wednesday.

    Godoyo — throwing at about 80 percent of her full strength — had the best appearance of any Vandalia pitcher thus far this spring, striking out six and allowing three hits and four walks in the first five innings of a 2-1 South Central Conference win for Vandalia.

  • Beasley fires no-hitter, strikes out record 19 in win over Rams

    The record-setting spring continued for St. Elmo senior Connor Beasley on Wednesday.

    Pitching in the second game of a double-header, Beasley pitched a no-hitter, striking out 19 batters to tie his own school record in a 1-0 win for the Eagles. He had previously struck out 19 batters on April 8.

    With the win, Beasley set the school record for career wins with 31. Logan Mahon had previously held that record.

    Ramsey's Waylon Davis was the tough-luck loser in the game, allowing just two hits and one walk over his six innings of work.

  • Ambuehl signs with Belleville-Lindenwood

    Vandalia senior Ryan Ambuehl last Wednesday signed a letter of intent to play football for Lindenwood University-Belleville.

  • Ruffner repeats as high jump champ; Vandalia is 6th

    LITCHFIELD – Senior Sierah Ruffner repeated as South Central Conference high jump champion, and Vandalia had six other placers on Tuesday to finish sixth at the SCC meet at Litchfield High School.

    Ruffner cleared 5 feet, 2 inches with ease on her first attempt at that height to win the event, and nearly was able to get over two more inches, just nicking the bar on her second attempt at 5 feet, 4 inches.

    Pana’s Allie Schoonover and Gillespie’s Kayli Morris each cleared 5 feet, but did not threaten Ruffner at 5-2.

  • Vandals fall to Greenville, split SCC matchups

    The Vandals picked up their first win South Central Conference win of the season on Tuesday, using a five-run fifth inning to break a tie in an 8-3 win against Carlinville.

    Seniors Leyton Godoyo and Michael Wells each had three hits – including a double – in support of sophomore Zach Schaal, who fired a complete game, allowing just four hits and two walks.