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Today's Sports

  • Field of Dreams committee...

    The Vandalia Field of Dreams committee had a brief meeting on Tuesday to discuss a few items of business.

    •The committee has received a grant for $3,900 to install a concrete floor in the hitting shed between the high school fields.

    All of the materials will be purchased with the grant money.

    The dirt that will be dug out of areas in the hitting shed will be moved to the area between the softball backstop and the road, where flooding occurs when it rains.

  • Lady Rams get by St. Elmo in EIC...

    RAMSEY – Junior Shaunna Rainey homered in the second inning and junior Taylor Knisley struck out five over seven innings to get the win during Ramsey's 10-4 victory against St. Elmo last Wednesday.

    Jenna Hunt, also a junior, went 3-for-4 for the Lady Rams, who scored three runs in the first and second innings. Peyton Banal and Stevie Coates were each 2-for-4 with two RBI.

    The win evened each team's Egyptian-Illini Conference record at 1-1.

  • YMCA news (April 19)

    YMCA hosting local level of Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run competition

    The Fayette County Family YMCA will be hosting a local level of Major League Baseball's Pitch, Hit and Run competition for children from ages of 7 to 14.

    There is no charge to participate, but all children must bring a copy of their birth certificate and sign a waiver/registration form prior to the event.

  • VYO football registration is May...

    Registration for Vandalia Youth Organization football will be on Thursday and Friday, May 3-4 from 3:30-6 p.m. in the Vandalia Junior High School cafeteria.

    Students entering grades 5-8 may register.
     

  • Swain helps wrestlers win AAU...

    Vandalia Jr. wrestler Tanner Swain helped Team IL Orange and Blue win the AAU Elementary Duals in Kingsport, Tenn., this past weekend.

    Individually, Swain had a 3-5 record to help his team go 6-2 to win the Silver Division.

    There were 22 teams from 12 states at the event.

  • Fayette County Speedway results...

    FRIDAY, APRIL 6
    UMP MODIFIED
    HEAT 1
    1.            42           STEVE LACH
    2.            81           PAUL BAILEY
    3.            82           JACOB POEL

  • First-ever catch

    Vandalia resident Jacob Daniels, 8, harvested his first turkey on April 1 during the Illinois youth turkey hunting season. The tom turkey weighed 21 pounds, with an 11-inch beard and 3/4-inch spurs. Daniels went on the hunt with his father and uncle.

  • St. Elmo softball game canceled

    Today's St. Elmo softball game against St. Anthony has been canceled. It will played on Wednesday at 4:15 p.m.

  • South Central softball game...

    Today's South Central softball game against Woodlawn has been canceled.

  • Vandals to play at home

    Today's Vandals baseball game originally scheduled at South Central has been moved to Vandalia.