Today's Sports

  • Mulberry Grove eliminates St....

    Mulberry Grove advanced to the second round of the regionals by defeating St. Elmo/Brownstown, 53-47, in an overtime contest on Monday.
    Ty James scored 18 points for the aces, and Austin Redfern added 15 as the Aces advanced to a second-round game against No. 1 seed Odin on Wednesday.
    Mulberry Grove scored seven points in the opening quarter while limiting the Eagles to a basket by Cole Smithson.

  • Joins 1,000 Point Club

    Jered Cain of Patoka scored the 1,000th point of his high school basketball career when the Warriors hosted Sandoval on Feb. 6.

  • Five Wrestlers Make it to State

    Five Vandalia wrestlers advanced to the state tournament this weekend, and a sixth had his attempt thwarted by a freak injury.

  • Senior Vandals Honored

    Vandalia Community High School honored the senior members of the boys basketball team prior to last Thursday's final home contest of the year.

    From left, with their parents, are Collin Nestleroad, Robby Lott, Austin Durbin and Drake Dokey.

  • Eighth-Graders Win Their Own...

    The eighth-grade Junior Lady Vandals won their own tournament on Saturday.

    In front, from left, are Caddie Howard, Sarah Craig, Kennedy Fiscus, Cori Hipsher, Bailey Maroon and Christy Brown. In back are coach Allison Hall, Katie Wilkerson, Katelyn Mills, Breanne Swain, Katlyn McKinney, Reyna Arenas, Christy Brown and J'Amy Jackson.

  • Late 3-pointer beats Vandals

    Josh Franke’s three-pointer from the top of the key with 7.3 seconds left on the clock gave visiting Staunton a win over the Vandals last Friday night.

  • Lady Vandals post regional win

    Vandalia advanced to the second round of the Class 2A girls basketball regional at Greenville on Monday by breezing past Staunton, 60-30.

  • The Streak Continues

    Despite having three spots in their lineup open, Vandalia’s wrestlers kept the Vandals’ regional title streak alive on Saturday.

  • With four champs, Vandals take...

    LITCHFIELD — With four individuals champions and eight total medalists, the Vandalia Vandals finished second in the final team standings at the 2015 Rich Lovellette Panther Wrestling Tournament on Saturday.
    Lena-Winslow won the team title with 213.5 points. Vandalia was second (165), Auburn was third (163), with Murphsyboro (161) and Orion (144) fourth and fifth, respectively. Other top 10 teams were West Frankfort, Litchfield, MICDS, Roxana and Harrisburg.


    Chaston Womack has joined the 100 Club.
    A Vandalia Community High School junior, Womack recently recorded the 100th victory of his prep wrestling career.
    He joins Vandalia teammates Dalton Blankenship, Ryne Lipsey and Jake Stewart in the 100 Club.
    Womack began the season with 71 wins. He recorded win No. 100 of his career at Petersburg-PORTA on Jan. 24.
    "It was a great feeling," Womack said of getting to 100 career victories. "It's a good accomplishment.  A lot of people strive for it."