Today's Sports

  • South Central's season ends...

    CENTRALIA — The first set went their way. But the next two did not.
    South Central saw the volleyball season come to an end Thursday, as No. 1 seed Woodlawn defeated the second-seeded Lady Cougars, 23-25, 25-15, 25-17, at the Class 1A Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran Regional.
    South Central went 19-15 for Head Coach Sherry Hargis.
    South Central rallied late to pull out a close first set, scoring the final two points after the set was tied, 23-23. Alexis Harpster had a key ace late in the set.

  • Web update: Vandals fall to...

    The Vandalia football team made a valliant comeback, but it was not enough, as Nashville earned a 48-39 win over the Vandals in a first round football playoff game on Saturday.

    Look for more on this story in the print edition.

  • Patoka tops Mulberry Grove for...

    The Patoka High School volleyball team defeated Mulberry Grove 25-18, 25-17 in the championship game of the Class 1A Mulberry Grove Regional on Thursday night.
    The win propels Patoka into Tuesday's Louisville North Clay Sectional, where they'll play Woodlawn at 5:30 p.m.
    Both sets were close and back and forth on Thursday, but Patoka pulled out the victory to advance.
    Mulberry Grove's season came to an end with the loss.

  • Soccer Awards

    Players on the Vandalia soccer squad who were honored last Tuesday are pictured.

    From left are: Ryan Fiscus, Iron Man Award; Blake Torbeck, MVP; Austin Durbin, Hustle Award and Most Goals; Nic Wollerman, Iron Man Award and Craig Spearman, Most Assists.

  • SEB, Lady Vandals lose in...

    St. Elmo/Brownstown saw their season come to an end on Monday, and the next night, the Lady Vandals were knocked out of postseason play.

  • Blythe beaten in two matches at...

    Vandalia’s Hannah Blythe entered her second straight appearance in the state tennis tournament on Friday with a perfect record, but fell in two matches.

  • Vandals fall to unbeaten Comets

    The Vandals knew that they would be facing a talented Greenville team in their final regular season contest on Friday. And the Comets proved on the first play from scrimmage that they were ready to finish the season undefeated.

  • Vandalia Lions host Harlem...
  • Soccer team falls in regional

    The Vandals soccer squad finished out their season with a narrow loss in the regional.
    Vandalia fell to Hillsboro, 2-1, with Craig Spearman getting an assist from Austin Durbin in scoring the Vandals goal.
    Blake Torbeck had 15 saves in the game.
    South Central’s Noah Powless was awarded most valuable player honors in the National Trail Conference.
    Powless was joined on the all-conference team by teammates Dylan Smith and Dylen Peters.

  • Going back to state

    Vandalia’s Hannah Blythe is making a second straight appearance in the state tennis finals.