Today's Sports

  • Buzzer beater

    A buzzer beater by Jered Cain on Saturday gave Patoka a 48-46 win over West Hancock in the Quincy Notre Dame Shootout and Warriors’ coach Joey Eddy his 200th career win on Saturday.
    Cain scored 22 points and teammate Garrett Belcher added 17 to lead the Warriors, who led 14-12 after one quarter, but were down by three, 28-25, at the half.
    Down by two heading into the final quarter, Patoka outscored West Hancock by four in the fourth to get the win.

  • Richardson, Warner advance to...

    Two members of the Vandalia Community High School girls bowling team advanced to sectional competition as the team finished in seventh place in its first regional tournament.

  • 23 in a row

    Just how dominating were Vandalia’s wrestlers at the IHSA Regional Tournament at Lawrenceville on Saturday? Coach Jason Clay and his assistants were at the mat for the championship in 11 of 14 classes and also for third place in a 12th.

  • VJHS wins 29th annual Vandalia...

    Vandalia’s Mitchell Casey and Markus Isaiah combined for 27 points to lead the host team to the championship of the 29th Vandalia Eighth-Grade Tournament last Thursday.

  • Lady Vandals pick up two...

    The Lady Vandals outscored Flora 16-13 in the fourth quarter to escape with a 47-46 win on the road on Monday.
    Vandalia was down 11-9 after one quarter and 19-15 at the half. The Lady Vandals on the strength of four of Olivia Marquardt’s game-high 15 points, three baskets from freshman Megan Kern and a three-pointer from freshman teammate Lanee McNary narrowed the gap to two heading into the final quarter.

  • Area Hoops

    St. Elmo/Brownstown 59
    Dieterich 54

    St. Elmo/Brownstown – Feezel 11 3-8 – 26, Kroll 5 0-0 – 10, Maxey 4 0-0 – 10, Brown 3 0-1 – 7, Brooks 1 1-2 – 3, Philpot 1 0-0 – 2, Denton 1 0-1 – 2. Totals 27 4-12 – 59.
    Three-point goals – Maxey 2, Brown 1.

    Christ Our Rock Lutheran 59
    South Central 58

  • NTC Tournament Action

    St. Elmo defeated WSS in the third-place game 64-52, with Landon Feezel scoring 24 and Isaac Maxey 17.

    South Central won the seventh-place game, defeating Neoga, 48-46. Trent Geiler led South Central with 13 points.
    Effingham St. Anthony won the tournament title, defeating Altamont, 74-69.

  • Wrestlers fall to O'Fallon
  • Wrestlers top Monticello, Olney
  • Senior VCHS Wrestlers Honored