Today's Sports

  • VCHS bowlers split with...

    All four bowlers won their matches as the Vandalia girls bowling team defeated Taylorville last Thursday at Vandalia Bowling Center.

  • Vandals now 2-0 in tourney play

    Richie Well scored 32 of his game-high 37 points in the first half as the Vandals jumped to a big lead in defeating Mulberry Grove, 90-70, at home on Tuesday.

  • South Central edges WSS; SEB...

    South Central held a five-point lead after three quarters, then held on for a 58-56 win over Windsor/Stew-Stras on Tuesday.
    Three South Central players scored in double figures, Trent Geiler leading with 17 points. Trevor Markley had four treys and 14 points, and Logan Lotz had 13 points.
    The Cougars trailed 18-14 after one quarter, then held a one-point edge in the second to trail by three. The third quarter was the difference, with South Central scoring 21 points to WSS’s 13.

  • St. Anthony wins 45th annual VHT

    Effingham St. Anthony shot 75 percent from two-point range and outscored Pana in all four quarters in taking the title at the 45th annual Vandalia Holiday Tournament.

  • Wrestlers finish 7th at 40-team...

    Match #1 Round 1: Vandalia defeated Heyworth 60-15
    106 - Levi Neuleib (Heyworth) over Dakota Gasaway (Vandalia) TF 19-3
    113 - Gabe Spencer (Heyworth) over Zack Stephenson (Vandalia) Maj 14-4
    120 - Tanner Swain (Vandalia) over Andrew Sims (Heyworth) Dec 5-4
    126 - Jarrett Paslay (Vandalia) over Logan King (Heyworth) Fall 0:38
    132 - Logan Sullens (Vandalia) over Carter Bangert (Heyworth) Fall 0:25
    138 - Bradyn Kaiser (Vandalia) over Unknown (Unattached) Forf

  • Freshmen McNary, Kern combine...

    Freshmen Lanee McNary and Megan Kern combined for 30 points to lead the Lady Vandals to a 58-24 win over Staunton last Thursday.
    McNary hit four three-pointers in totaling 15 points, and Kern hit five two-pointers and five free throws to also score 15.
    McNary hit three treys in the first quarter as Vandalia led 18-7. In the second quarter, Kern scored six points and Rachel Zimmerman added four as the Lady Vandals extended their lead to 20, 33-13, by halftime.

  • SEB edged on Tuesday

    St. Elmo/Brownstown outscored Toledo-Cumberland in the second half on Tuesday, but came up four points short.
    Toledo-Cumberland led 17-13 after one quarter and 33-24 at the half on their way to a 52-48 win. The Eagles held a 12-11 edge in the third quarter and a 12-11 edge in the fourth.
    Dylan Brooks led the Eagles with 13 points, including 2 for 2 from three-point range, and Landon Feezel also was in double figures with 12.
    Other scorers: Lewis Brown 9, Isaac Maxey 7, Klayton Kroll 6 and Nate Philpot 1.

  • Lady Cougars fall twice in...

    South Central lost of Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City at the Dieterich Tournament last Thursday.
    Abby Hahn led the Lady Cougars with 22 points. Other scorers: Alannah Sigrist, 9; Katlyn Hilmes, 2; Deidre Hall 2; Sydney Wilkins 2; and Mady Kollman, 1.
    Last Wednesday, the Lady Cougars lost to North Clay, 46-21.
    Hahn led South Central with 11 points.
    Other scorers: Sigrist, 4; Hilmes, 2; Kollman, 2; and Wilkins, 2.

  • Lady Vandals go 1-4 at Mattoon...

    The Lady Vandals went 1-4 in the Mattoon Holiday Tournament, and Vandalia’s Olivia Marquardt was named to the all-tournament team.
    Vandalia defeated Sullivan, and lost to Effingham St. Anthony, Mattoon and lost to Olney twice.
    The Lady Vandals opened with a 65-50 loss, with Marquardt topping Vandalia scorers with 13 points. Lanee McNary and Madison Klanke each had 10 points. Other scorers: Anna Miller 6, Rachel Zimmerman 6 and Megan Kern 5.

  • Vandalia Holiday Tournament Top...

    1) Jared Cain, Patoka-156
    2) Drew Gibson, St. Anthony-94
    3) Richie Well, Vandalia-92
    4) Malcom Miller, Shelbyville-86
    5) Nathan Casey, Vandalia-84
    6) Jeff Gaither, Flora-77
    7) Garrett Belcher, Patoka-75
    8) Turner Pullen, Shelbyville-72
    9) Kyle Lynch, Pana-65
    10) Adam Miller, Pana-65

    1) Garrett Belcher, Patoka-53
    2) Jared Cain, Patoka-45
    3) Alex Loeffler, Father McGivney-41
    4) Nathan Casey, Vandalia-38
    5) Logan Shumate, Father McGivney-37