Today's Sports

  • Jr. Legion headed to Greenville...

    Vandalia will spend the weekend at the Greenville College Jr. Legion Tournament, playing two games this Friday and Saturday in the inaugural event.

    Post 95 is in Pool A, and will face Shelby County at noon on Friday and take on Highland at 8 p.m. Both games will be played at Robert E. Smith Field on the campus of Greenville College.

    On Saturday, Vandalia meets Teutopolis at 1 p.m. and Carlyle at 5 p.m., with both games at Greenville High School.

    Winners of each pool will meet at 2 p.m. on Sunday at Robert E. Smith Field.

  • PHOTO: Iron Sharpens Iron...

    The Vandalia High School wrestling team recently traveled to the Iron Sharpens Iron Camp in DeWitt, Iowa. The Vandals placed fifth among more than 30 teams in the camp's dual team tournament. 

  • The Next Level: Graduate athlete...

    Many athletes who spent their high school years in Fayette County have moved on to play for college or professional teams. Below are the athletes who recently made headlines.

  • PHOTO: Local Bowlers Win State...

    The women's bowling team sponsored by H&R Block of Vandalia was the handicap team winner of the Illinois Women's Bowling Association State Championships.

  • VFOD men's slo-pitch...

    Monday, June 30
    BCH Detailing 15, Roger Craig Welding 12
    BCH 4, RCW 3
    Montgomery 9, Copper Penny 8
    Copper Penny 13, Montgomery 9

    •BCH, 10-4
    •RCW, 9-5
    •Montgomery, 5-7
    •Copper Penny, 5-7
    •Patoka, 3-9

  • Post 95 set to tackle...

    Vandalia will travel to its second tournament of the summer this week, the annual Mattoon Firecracker Classic.

    Post 95 will have at least four games in the 29th annual Sr. Legion event, and play began on Wednesday and continues through Saturday. Pool play will conclude on Friday.

  • Vandals oust SEB at Vandal...

    VANDALIA – For the third time this summer, Vandalia made the quarterfinals of the tournament in a Vandal Shootout.

    A late comeback try against Olney came five points short on Tuesday afternoon, as the Tigers squeaked out a 31-26 victory.

  • Final summer shootout is on...

    The final Vandal Shootout of the summer will be held on Thursday and Friday at the four schools in the Vandalia district.

    Vandalia will have both its varsity and junior varsity teams in the shootout, and St. Elmo/Brownstown will also make its second appearance.

  • Post 95 drops District game to...

    VANDALIA – Vandalia’s Jr. Legion squad doesn’t have a roster filled with big-name players from the area, but Steve Dangbar has the team playing well, despite a losing record.

    Post 95 played another close game last Friday, taking a 4-2 loss to Altamont in District action.

  • PHOTOS: Alums Sweep Lady Vandals

    The Vandalia alumni softball team swept the high school   team in Tuesday's doubleheader, winning 17-1 and 5-0.