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Today's Sports

  • Prep Roundup (Nov. 29)

    Tuesday, Nov. 27
    Eighth-grade girls
    at Regional Tournament
    Vandalia 25
    Brownstown 15
    Points: Emma Meyer, 10; Lindsay Dagen, 6; Madison Klanke, 6; Anna Miller, 2.
    *Vandalia plays for a regional championship against Hillsboro in Hillsboro on Thursday at 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, Nov. 27
    Brownstown 68
    Sandoval 37
    S: 7-8-12-10—37
    B: 14-25-22-7—68
    Points: Matt Sefton, 20; Austin Hunter, 17; Jacob Behrends, 16; Curt Frailey, 8; Brock Oberlink, 4; Nate Matthews, 3.
    Record: 5-0

  • Vandalia leaders (Nov. 29)

    The stat leaders of Vandalia's winter sports teams are all listed below. Statistics are calculated using stats taken in-person when possible. For other games, coaches reports are used.

  • The Next Level: Graduated...

    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: BJHS wins regional title

    The Brownstown Jr. High girls basketball team won a regional championship by beating Pana, 28-13, at Pana Jr. High. The sectional game was in Vandalia on Wednesday.

  • PHOTO: Enlow wins Jr. tournament

    Vandalia's Anthony Enlow placed first at the Danville Winter Classic, where he went 2-0 with two pins for Vandalia Kings Wrestling.

  • PHOTO: County rivals battle

    South Central senior Taylor Keen looks to pass during a 44-28 loss at Brownstown on Monday.

    She scored two points for the Lady Cougars (0-5).

    Leading the team was Macie Cain (12), and other scorers were: Shyann Riley (6), Gwen Lewis (4), Abby King (2) and Bailey Ritter (2).

    For Brownstown (3-3), junior Molly Hill had a game-high 24 points, and other scorers were: Bethany Oberlink (10), Audriana Pruett (6), Danie Austin (2) and Krystyn Fitch (2).

  • PHOTO: JV Corner (Nov. 29)

    Vandalia's Kolton Etcheson pinned his opponent in 17 seconds during Monday's home JV quad meet.

  • Godoyo named all-tournament at...

    LITCHFIELD — Junior Megan Godoyo was selected to the all-tournament team after she helped the Lady Vandals to a 2-2 mark in the Litchfield Thanksgiving Tournament on Saturday after a 44-40 win against Carlinville.

    On Friday, Vandalia lost to Litchfield, 49-35.

    Godoyo had a team-high 11 points against Carlinville in a game that saw Vandalia (2-2) need to make a fourth-quarter comeback after having led the entire second and third quarters.

    The Lady Vandals begin conference play on Thursday, hosting Gillespie at 6 p.m.

  • Brownstown wins Mulberry Grove/...

    Behind big efforts from seniors Austin Hunter and Matt Sefton, and junior Jacob Behrends, the Bombers claimed the championship of the Mulberry Grove/Ramsey Super Turkey Tournament on Saturday, defeating Christ Our Rock, 70-65.

    Hunter had a double-double, with 23 points and 19 rebounds for Brownstown (4-0), while Sefton had 21 points, seven rebounds and five assists, and Behrends had 18 points and five rebounds.

    The game was close throughout, with a 34-34 tie at halftime and a 52-52 tie after three quarters.

  • DuQuoin Tournament scheduled...

    The Vandalia boys basketball will now begin play in the DuQuoin Tournament on Wednesday after a change in the schedule.

    Agape Christian will no longer play in the tournament, so the Vandals will battle Flora at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Cairo at 6 p.m. on Friday and DuQuoin at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.

    The tournament was originally scheduled to begin on Monday.