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Today's Sports

  • Meyer on Millikin team

    As the Millikin University men’s track team opened its indoor season recently, a Vandalia Community High School graduate made an impressive debut.
    Ethan Meyer, a 2016 VCHS graduate, ran the 300 meets in 38.26 seconds, which was the school’s eighth-best time in that event. Meyer finished 15th in the event.

  • Holliday named IHSA Official of...

    A Vandalia woman is among the Illinois High School Association’s Officials of the Year.
    Ruth Holliday of Vandalia was announced as the Official of the Year in girls volleyball.
    Holliday and Officials of the Year in other IHSA sports will be recognized at a banquet held on Saturday, July 22, at Embassy Suites in East Peoria.

  • Boys bowling team splits with...

    The Vandalia boys bowling team outscored Taylorville in five of six games in recording a split last week.
    On Wednesday at Pana, the VCHS squad won the first game, 848-772, and the second game, 967-799, but lost the third game by 272 pins, 1,039-767, giving Taylorville the match win.
    Nic Lutz rolled a 605 series to lead the Vandalia squad.
    Scores for Vandalia bowlers – Brennen Hoffman 197, 234, 152-583; Evan Springman 182, 187, 156-525; Dylan Garrett 150, 198, 125-473; James Seeley 118, 142, 136-396; Nic Lutz 201, 206, 198-605.

  • Wrestlers pick up two more wins
  • Lady Vandals avenge earlier loss...

    Midway through the fourth quarter of the Lady Vandals’ home contest with Pana, the Lady Panthers sent Anna Miller to the free-throw line in a one-and-one situation. Miller made both of those to give Vandalia a 46-45 lead.

  • Four wrestlers place at Princeton

    Four Vandalia wrestlers placed in one of the top state tournaments for the second year in a row, leading the Vandals to a ninth-place finish.
    Vandalia totaled 107 points in the Princeton Invitational Tournament, tying Wilmington for ninth in the 33-team event.
    Tanner Swain and Anthony Enlow recorded second-place finishes, Trevor Philpot placed third in his class and Jarrett Paslay finished in fifth place.

  • VCHS bowlers split with...

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

  • Girls win Taylorville Invite

    Vandalia’s Sophia Richardson rolled her first career 700 series in leading the girls bowling team to the Taylorville Invitational title on Saturday.

  • 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.