Today's Sports

  • South Central girls suffer two...

    South Central fell to Effingham St. Anthony, 6-1, in a National Trail girls softball contest last Thursday.
    The Lady Cougars’ lone run came in the third inning, with Sydnee Garrett driving the run home on a single.
    Jordan Geiler had a single and double, and scored a run, and Angelica Rivera had two singles.
    Adding singles were Serina Lee, Lexie Reid, Katie Shumate and Kayli Swift.
    Katlyn Hilmes took the loss, giving up six runs (four earned) with 10 hits, two walks and a strikeout in six innings.

  • Shroyer Honored by IWCOA
  • Golf team scramble reset for...

    The Vandalia Community High School golf team's four-person golf scramble fundraiser at Vandalia Country Club has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 21.
    The scramble has a 9 a.m. shotgun start, and the cost for four-person teams is $40 per person.
    Door prizes will be awarded to all participants.
    To reserve a team in the tournament, mail entries to: Vandalia Country Club, c/o Joe Kelly or Kevin Schroeder, 1119 S. Eighth St., Vandalia, Ill. 62471. Make checks payable to Vandalia High School Golf Team.

  • Janes Honored by SCBOA
  • SW snaps Vandals' three-...

    Piasa Southwestern fought off a late comeback effort to snap the Vandals’ three-game win streak with a 4-2 win on their home diamond on Tuesday.

  • SC Wooden Bat Tourney this week

    South Central will host its annual Wooden Bat Tourney this Friday and Saturday at Lions Field in Kinmundy.
    On Friday:
    • Valmeyer vs. Casey-Westfield, 4:30 p.m.
    • North Clay vs. South Central, 7 p.m.
    On Saturday:
    • South Central vs. Valmeyer, 10 a.m.
    • North Clay vs. Valmeyer, noon.
    • Casey-Westfield vs. North Clay, 2 p.m.
    • Casey-Westfield vs. South Central, 4 p.m.

  • Aces playing at GSC Ballpark...

    Mulberry Grove’s baseball squads will face Morrisonville in  games at GSC Ballpark in Sauget this Friday.
    The junior varsity game is at 4:30 p.m., followed by the varsity game.
    Tickets are $4 each and are available from the Mulberry Grove players or by calling Chad Nelson at 326-8221.


  • SC girls improve to 3-1 with 9-2...

    A four-run fifth inning highlighted South Central’s 9-2 win over Cisne in softball play on Monday.
    The Lady Cougars banged out 11 hits while Sydnee Garrett was holding Cisne to two runs on four hits in a complete-game performance.
    Garrett struck out 11 and walked just one batter in allowing just one earned run.
    South Central improved to 1-1 in National Trail Conference play and 3-1 overall.

  • South Central wins home opener

    South Central was held to just one hit, a double by Ryan McCown, in a 7-2 home loss to Odin on Monday.
    Odin scored once in the first, once in the third, once in the fifth and four in the sixth inning.

  • Lady Vandals clobber Greenville

    A late-inning push by the Lady Vandals came up short in an 8-6 loss to Mulberry Grove on Monday.