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School Sports

  • St. Elmo routs MGHS; inducts to Wall of Fame

    The St. Elmo High School basketball team had little trouble handling Mulberry Grove on Saturday, the same night the school inducted new members to its Wall of Fame.

    Prior to the Eagles' 94-28 thrashing of the Aces, four individuals and one team were honored.

    Bob Olson, Bruce Williams, Dan Denton and Fred Moss were the individuals inducted, and the 1944-45 boys basketball team was also honored.

    The game, meanwhile, saw the Eagles take control immediately.

  • The Next Level: College athlete roundup (Jan. 26)

    Many athletes that spent their high school years in Fayette County have moved on to play for college or professional teams. Below are the athletes who played this past week.

    Isaac Grapperhaus • Junior • Illinois College

  • Former St. Elmo athlete to be inducted to Murray State HOF

    A former St. Elmo athlete will be inducted into the Murray State University Athletic Hall of Fame on Friday.

    Bob Doty, a standout track athlete, will be one of six former athletes inducted this year.

    During his senior season at St. Elmo in 1959, Doty won a state championship in the 100-yard dash and was the state runner-up in the 220-yard dash.

    He also still holds St. Elmo records in those 100- and 200-meter dashes, with times of 10.8 and 22.4 seconds, respectively.

  • South Central takes third place at MTC Tournament

    The South Central boys may be at a turning point in their season.

    Coming into the Midland Trail Conference Tournament as a No. 5 seed, the Cougars upset second-seeded Cisne, 43-31, to take third place on Saturday.

    South Central (6-14) got a game-high 17 points from senior Colby Bushue, who scored 10 of those points during the fourth quarter.

    In the final period, the Cougars outscored Cisne, 21-8, to secure the victory.

    Cisne had led through most of the first half, including a four-point advantage at halftime.

  • Eighth-Grade Tourney Begins

    The Vandalia Junior High eighth-grade boys basketball tournament got under way on Monday and Tuesday. The eight-team tournament will be decided on Thursday, with the championship game beginning at 7:15 p.m. at VJHS.

  • Prep scores and schedules (Jan. 26)

    BOYS BASKETBALL
    Monday, Jan. 23
    at CORL Tourney
    Patoka 61
    Mulberry Grove 46
    MGHS: 7-6-18-15—46
    PHS:  12-11-13-19—61
    Patoka
    Points: Johnnie Clift, 22; Brandon Budds, 13; Drew Back, 6; Quinn Wadkins, 6; Donaldson, 5; Jake Orrell, 4; Jacob Jenkins, 3; Seth Allen, 2.
    Record: 6-13
    Mulberry
    Points: Derek Phillips, 14; Devonta Williamson, 13; Christian Dawson, 5; Nate Ketchem, 5; Jordan Miller, 5; John Rickman, 4.
    Record: 3-14

  • St. Elmo Wall of Fame ceremony is Saturday night

    The St. Elmo High School boys basketball game against Mulberry Grove and the Wall of Fame ceremony were canceled Friday night and rescheduled for Saturday night. The ceremony will take place between the varsity and JV games, with the JV starting at 6:15 p.m.

  • Friday night's Vandalia Jr. High volleyball game canceled
  • Bruno scores 1,000th point on 3-pointer at Highland

    HIGHLAND – Taking 100 or more extra shots every weekday since the summer has paid off for Amber Bruno.

    The Vandalia junior lifted a 3-pointer with about a minute left in the first quarter of Tuesday’s game at the Highland Tournament to score her 1,000th career point, becoming the 10th female in school history to reach the mark.

  • Wollerman expected to score 1,000th point on Monday

    Vandalia senior Haley Wollerman needs three more points to reach 1,000 for her career. Those points should be scored on Monday, during a home game against Litchfield.