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Today's Sports

  • Conlon expects improvement from...

    NEWTON – With its first season completed, the future of the Patoka High School track program looks promising, according to the team’s coach.

    Mike Conlon, who also serves as the school’s superintendent, said athletes on Patoka’s team showed improvement throughout the season, and as they get more seasoning and are combined with promising runners at the junior high level, the Warriors may be competitive very soon.

  • Three from St. Elmo participate...

    Three individuals from the St. Elmo High School track team were in action this past week, and they are pictured.

  • Vandalia Baseball Awards

    The Vandalia High School baseball team held its award banquet last week. Coach Luke Hohlt handed out several awards during the evening, and the winners are pictured.

  • Vandalia Girls Track Awards

    The Vandalia High School girls track team held its banquet on Tuesday night. Coach Mike Travelstead handed out several awards during the evening, and the winners are pictured.

  • Vandalia Boys Track Awards

    The Vandalia High School boys track team held its banquet on Tuesday night. Coach Jane Bell handed out several awards during the evening, and the winners are pictured.

  • Brownstown Baseball Awards

    Brownstown High School baseball coach Ken Milano handed out awards after the Bombers were ousted from the regional tournament last Wednesday, and the winners are pictured.

  • High School Sports Briefs (May...

    Coach Brown to hold volleyball camp at VCHS

    Vandalia High School volleyball coach Allison Brown will hold a volleyball camp at the high school for children who were in grades K-8 during the 2010-11 school year.

    The camps will run from Tuesday, May 31-Friday, June 3, with grades K-4 from 4-5:30 p.m. and grades 6-8 from 5:30-7 p.m.

    The cost is $30 per individual, and $25 each for households with more than one child.

    Registration forms are available at the school and individuals can also sign up on the first day of camp.

  • Junior High State Track Results

    Vandalia Boys
    at IESA Class AA State

    Seventh-grade
    •Ethan Meyer, 200-meter dash, 31st (0:26.21)
    Eighth-grade
    •Ben Strobel, 1,600-meter run, 16th (5:03.4)
    •Luke Hollinshead, shot put, 26th (39 feet, 9 1/2 inches)
    •Ryan Bayles, long jump, 31st (17 feet, 8 3/4 inches)

  • Community Sports Briefs (May 26)

    Sprint cars to race in Brownstown

    A special show on Friday at the Fayette County Speedway will feature the Monster Energy Sprint Car Series 410 winged sprints.

    Additional classes running are: Crate Late Models, Modifieds, Street Stocks, Hornets and Team Cars.

    The gates open at 5 p.m., the draw closes at 7 p.m., hot laps are at 7 p.m. and the racing immediately follows hot laps.

  • Vandalia Men's Slo-pitch...

    Wednesday, May 18
    Game 1
    Buckstop Archery 19
    Keck's Marsh 5
    •Blankenship, Hipsher and Ju. Atwood, Buckstop, HR; Laack, Keck's, HR and 2B

    Game 2
    Buckstop 11
    Keck's 4
    •Ray, Keck's, HR

    Game 3
    Boley Mobile Home 16
    Oldsmith Farms 0
    •Smalls, Boley, HR; Thiele, Boley, 2B

    Game 4
    Boley 15
    Oldsmith 3
    •Smalls, Boley, HR; Gray, Boley, HR and 2B; Thompson, Oldsmith, 2B