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Today's Sports

  • Tennis team earns fourth win vs...

    The Lady Vandals swept the singles against East Alton-Wood River on Monday and won two of three doubles matches to earn their fourth win of the season.

    That win gives Vandalia some positive momentum as it prepares for Saturday's South Central Conference Tournament in Hillsboro at 9 a.m.

    Coach Kevin Schroeder is hopeful some of his players will be seeded in the top four at Hillsboro, but he expects most of them to be seeded through the draw.

  • Prep scores and schedules (Oct....

    VYO FOOTBALL
    Oct. 1
    vs. Greenville
    5th grade: Vandalia won, 34-6
    6th grade: Vandalia lost, 14-12
    7th grade: Vandalia won, 46-34
    8th grade: Vandalia won, 22-0

  • St. Elmo inducts teams to Wall...

    Two teams were inducted into the St. Elmo High School Wall of Fame on Tuesday night.

  • School sports photos (Oct. 6)

    Feature photos from the Oct. 6 edition of The Leader-Union.

  • Open Bass Tournament (Sept. 17)

    The Vandalia Sport Fishing and Conservation Club held an Open Bass Tournament on Vandalia Lake on Saturday, Sept. 17.

  • South Central wins MTC title

    The South Central High School baseball team held off Woodlawn to win the Midland Trail Conference championship on Friday.

    Shawn Meyer moved his season record to 5-0, while pitching the Cougars to the 10-9 victory. He struck out eight batters in 6 2/3 innings, and Luke Krajefska recorded the final out to earn the save.

    Offensivey, Cole Armstrong was 3-for-5, with a pair of doubles and two RBI.

    Bret Pitts also had two doubles, and Colby Bushue was 3-for-5, with an RBI.

  • South Central reaches 22nd...

    For the 22nd straight year, the South Central High School baseball team will be playing for the Midland Trail Conference championship, in what is the team's final year in the conference.

    After defeating second-seeded North Clay, 11-5, on Wednesday night, the No. 3 Cougars will battle top-seeded Woodlawn for the conference crown on Friday at 7 p.m. in Kinmundy.

    South Central, which will join the National Trail Conference next season, fell behind early on Wednesday, but a four-run fifth inning, and a six-run seventh inning propelled the team to a win.

  • Senior Spotlight: Lauren Wasmuth

    Drawing the daunting task of being Vandalia’s No. 1 singles player, senior Lauren Wasmuth was starting to get down on herself after recording zero wins through the first half of the season.

  • St. Elmo tops Patoka for EIC...

    Top-seeded St. Elmo got 17 strikeouts from junior Connor Beasley and held Patoka to just one hit during the championship game of the Egyptian-Illini Conference Tournament last Friday at Vandalia High School.

  • Swofford, Vandals win SCC golf...

    Vandalia junior Blake Swofford shot a 2-under-par 70 to place first and help lead the Vandals to the team title at the South Central Conference boys golf tournament on Monday.

    The Vandals combined for a 318 at The Rail Golf Course in Springfield to beat Hillsboro by five strokes.