Today's Sports

  • JH Basketball

    Vandalia’s eighth-grade girls went 1-2 last week as they hosted the Old Capital Classic.
    The Lady Vandals defeated Pocahontas in their first game, 25-21, then lost to Altamont on Thursday, 33-19, and to Greenville on Friday, 30-15.
    Vandalia vs. Pocahontas – Abby Durbin 2, Sydney Miller 8, Olivia Dunn 2, Lexi Wehrle 7, Jadie Keck 5, Riely Ward 1.
    Vandalia vs. Altamont – Durbin 4, Miller 8, Keck 3, Ward 4.
    Vandalia vs. Greenville – Durbin 2, Miller 6, Wehrle 3, Keck 4.

  • Old Capital Classic Champs
  • Lady Vandals fall to Pana in...

    The Lady Vandals lost to Pana in two games, 18-25, 19-25, in a home match last Thursday evening.

    Vandalia – Aces-Hall 1, Younker 2; kills-Younker 1, C. Wilkerson 4, Miller 2, Kern 2, Jackson 3; blocks-Tarkington 1, Kern 3, Jackson 1; digs-McNary 6, Younker 4, C. Wilkerson 3, Stewart 3, Austin 1, Miller 2.
    The JV Lady Vandals won in three games, 26-24, 17-25, 25-19, and the freshmen split, 11-25, 25-18.

    St. Elmo/Brownstown defeated Neoga in two games, 26-24, 25-11, last Thursday.

  • Lady Vandals host Volley for the...

    The Vandalia Community High School volleyball teams host Greenville this Thursday evening for the annual Volley for the Cure event featuring the two teams.
    The proceeds from the event will go to the Fayette County Cancer Fund, which helps local cancer patients by providing gas cards, meal vouchers and other incidentals not covered by insurance.
    The evening gets under way at 5 p.m. with the freshman contest, the start of a silent auction and the sale of event T-shirts and cupcakes (available in limited quantities).

  • Shulman co-champion at SCC golf...

    Vandalia’s Scott Shulman shot a 2-over par 73 on Monday at Indian Springs Golf Club to become the South Central Conference Golf Tournament co-champion.

  • Bombers win E-I Conference...

    Lewis Brown struck out 13 Ramsey batters in five innings last Thursday at Vandalia Mutual Field to win the Egyptian-Illini Conference Tournament with a perfect 3-0 record.

  • Vandals use multiple weapons in...

    Vandalia fought off early struggles with a key position change caused by injury, but rolled in the second half to a 47-26 win over Piasa Southwestern on Friday.

  • Host Lady Vandals take third...

    The Lady Vandals improved to 13-7 on the season and 2-2 in South Central Conference play with a two-game win over Litchfield on Tuesday night.

  • Vandals smack Litchfield

    The Vandals learned some things from their first loss of the season, and worked on those areas in getting ready for Litchfield last Friday. The preparation worked, with the jumping out to a big lead early on their way to a 58-30 home win.

  • Sports Roundup

    The Vandalia boys golf team beat Greenville and was edged by Breese Central in a triangular match on Monday at Greenville Country Club.
    Breese Central won the triangular with a 185 total, followed by Vandalia at 187 and Greenville at 212.
    Vandalia’s Scott Shulman was the match medalist with a 42. Other Vandalia scores: Nathaniel Weaver 46, Connor Satterthwaite 49 and Bryce Dunn 50.
    Vandalia stands at 7-5 on the season.

    The Vandal golfers lost to North Mac in a home match last Thursday, 180-184.