Today's Sports

  • Lady Vandals edged by Staunton,...

    A free throw by Rebecca Caldieraro with 11 seconds left broke a tie and gave Staunton a 44-43 win over the Lady Vandals last Thursday in Vandalia.

  • Big fourth quarter lifts Vandals...

    Trailing by three going at the end of the third quarter, the Vandalia Vandals outscored Mulberry Grove 33-10 in the final quarter to pick up a win in the Morrisonville Tournament on Tuesday.

  • Wrestlers fifth at Princeton...

    With one first place, two seconds and one fourth-place finish, the Vandalia wrestlers accumulated 137 points to finish fifth at the Princeton Invitational last Friday and Saturday.
    Coal City won the invitational title with 186 points, Coal City was second with 158, Orion was third with 145.50 and Clinton was fourth with 143.
    Garett Stewart picked up the Vandals’ championship, at 182 pounds, defeating Stevie Silva of Manteno in the title matchup, 3-2. Stewart currently has a record of 21-2.

  • St. Anthony repeats as FNB...

    On its way to defending its state title, Effingham St. Anthony successfully defended its title at the First National Bank Vandalia Holiday Tournament.

  • Vandal wrestlers fifth of 43 at...

    With midway through the season, it’s a good time for Vandalia’s wrestlers to assess where they stand, both individually and as a team, and the event in Springfield last week served that purpose.
    And the Vandals came through the two-day Super Dual known as Abe’s Rumble strong, finishing fifth in a field of 43 teams, including some of the best in the state.
    Vandalia finished first in its pool as it had a chance to go up against some of the top-ranked Class 1A teams in the state, including No. 1 Lena-Winslow.

  • Lady Vandals go 0-4 at Newton...

    The Lady Vandals were held winless in four games at the Newton Thanksgiving Tournament.

  • Wrestlers lose opener to...

    In a delayed start to their season, Vandalia wrestlers opened their 2017-18 campaign with a 48-30 loss to Belleville West on the road.
    In the season opener, Tanner Swain, Garret Stewart, Gavin Mouser and Anthony Enlow won by pins, and Jarrett Paslay won by forfeit.
    106 pounds – Josh Koderhandt of Belleville West won by pin over Morgan Dothager, 3:44.
    112 pounds – Parker McCullough (BW) defeated Jarek Wehrle (V), 7-0.
    120 pounds – Sam Segerstrom (BW) won by win over Dakota Gasaway (V), 3:47.

  • Eagles edge South Central on...

    Lewis Brown and Nate Philpot combined for 40 points as St. Elmo/Brownstown edged county rival South Central, 59-58, on Tuesday.
    Philpot scored 11 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, where the Eagles held a 19-17 edge and gain the win. Brown led all scorers with 23 points.
    St. Elmo/Brownstown led 14-9 after one quarter and held a 29-24 edge at halftime. South Central outscored the Eagles in the third quarter, 17-11, to go up by one heading into the final quarter.
    Trent Geiler led South Central with 15 points, and Logan Lotz had 13.

  • JH Basketball

    Seventh Grade Boys
    Tuesday, Nov. 21
    Vandalia 46, Effingham St. Anthony 36
    Vandalia – Devin Peebles 19, Tristan McNutt 13, Aiden Politte 5, Matthew Hagy 3, Cayden Hipsher 3, Reid Well 3.
    Vandalia 7-0 on the season.
    Monday, Nov. 27
    Bethalto 30, Vandalia 28
    Vandalia – Peebles 8, Politte 7, Hagy 6, Well 4, McNutt 3.
    Vandalia 7-1 on the season.
    Eighth Grade Girls
    Monday, Nov. 27
    First game of regional
    Hillsboro 34, Vandalia 15

  • Eagles win MG tourney; Brown...

    Isaac Maxey scored 19 points in the first half and three teammates joined him in double figures in the second half as Brownstown/St. Elmo defeated the host team in the championship game of the Mulberry Grove Turkey Tournament.