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Today's Sports

  • Vandalia's Men's Slo-...

    Monday, May 21
    Game 1
    Buckstop Archery 13
    Montgomery Plumbing 1
    Buckstop: Jordan Harmon, HR; Justin Atwood, 2B; Greg Mitchell, 2B.
    Mont.: Jon Hawthorne, 2B.

    Game 2
    Buckstop 17
    Montgomery 2
    Buckstop: Jordan Harmon, HR; Justin Atwood 3 2B; Kenny Koenig, 3 2B; Matt Blankenship, 2B,
    Mont.: Jon Hawthorne, 2B.

  • South Central athletes teaming...

    South Central High School athletes and FBLA members will be working at the Ford "Drive One 4 UR School Event" on Saturday at Engel Bros. Ford in Farina from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Drivers who are 18 years and older with a valid driver's license are encouraged to attend the event and test drive a vehicle.

    SCHS will receive $20 for each test drive, up to $6,000.

    Only one driver per address is permitted.

  • Kaskaskia College offering...

    KC offering girls soccer and basketball camps in June

    The Kaskaskia College Blue Angel soccer and basketball programs will host summer camps the week of June 18-22.  

    The camps are for girls entering kindergarten through sixth grades. The soccer camp will be held from 9 a.m.-noon, and the basketball camp will be held from 1-4 p.m.  

    Students can register for one of the camps for $60, or can register for both for $100. All participants will receive a T-shirt.

    It is suggested that students in both camps bring lunch.

  • Buddy Bass Tournament – May 5

    The Vandalia Sport Fishing and Conservation Club held a Buddy Bass Tournament on Vandalia Lake on Saturday, May 5.

  • Buddy Bass Tournament – April 28

    The Vandalia Sport Fishing and Conservation Club held a Buddy Bass Tournament on Vandalia Lake on Saturday, April 28.

  • Fayette County Speedway Results...

    Friday, May 11
    UMP MODIFIED
    HEAT 1
    1.            G1          Gabe Menser
    2.            22M       Matt Mevert
    3.            20           Cody Clark

  • Lady Aces win regional title

    The Mulberry Grove High School softball team won a regional championship by defeating Odin, 11-1, on Thursday afternoon. With the victory, the Lady Aces will battle the winner of the Altamont Regional next Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Woodlawn Sectional.

  • Hill advances to state finals

    St. Elmo sophomore Molly Hill advanced to the finals in the discus throw at the Illinois High School Association state meet.

    She threw 113 feet, 6 inches to make the finals; her throw was the seventh best.

    The finals begin at noon on Saturday at O'Brien Stadium on the campus of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.

  • Two locals qualify for state meet

    Vandalia junior Sierah Ruffner and St. Elmo sophomore Molly Hill have both qualified for this weekend’s state track meet.

    Ruffner cleared state qualifying height of 5-feet, 2 inches in high jump to place second at the Newton Sectional and make the state meet, and Hill threw the discus 113 feet, 2 inches to win the sectional.

  • Buscher named boys basketball...

    The Vandalia school board on Tuesday approved the decision to hire Brian Buscher as the head coach of the high school boys basketball team.

    Buscher, who has served as a basketball assistant coach for several years, will now coach two varsity teams at VCHS, as he is also the head coach of the softball team.

    "Through softball, he has shown that he can do the job of a head coach," said Superintendent Rich Well. "This is an opportunity for him to take on the task at hand and give it a shot."