Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Comeback attempt falls short

    The third time wasn’t a charm for the Vandals when they visited Pana on Friday night. But it wasn’t for a lack of trying.

  • We Apologize

    Due to an error in the program for the Volley For The Cure game in Greenville, Lady Vandal volleyball player Jessica Sullens was incorrectly indentified as Mindy Ritchey. We apologize for the error.

  • Sports Briefs

    Sports Boosters 5K on Oct. 25

    The Vandals Sports Boosters will hold their inaugural Spooktacular 5K run and fun run/walk next Saturday.
    Registration begins at 8 a.m. in the Rogier Park pavilion at the top of the Lincoln Loop Walking Path, and the run and fun run/walk begin at 9 a.m.
    The entry fee is $20, and participants are encouraged to wear costumes for the event. A costume contest for participants and pets will be held after the 5K.
    The entry fee includes a T-shirt and bottled water.