Today's Sports

  • Vandalia Holiday Tournament...

    The seeds and schedule for the 40th annual Vandalia Holiday Tournament have been released. The tournament runs from Dec. 26-29.

    Pool A:

    (1) Flora

    (4) Wesclin

    (6) Greenville

    (7) Altamont

    (10) South Central

    Pool B:

    (2) Vandalia

    (3) Pana

    (5) St. Elmo

    (8) Stew-Stras

    (9) Shelbyville


    Monday, Dec. 26

  • Ribbon-cutting on VCHS track on...

    A ribbon-cutting and the first races will be held at the finish line of the new track at Vandalia Community High School this Friday at 4 p.m.
    At the event, an unofficial 400-meter dash will be held for both boys and girls.

  • Area Scoreboard

    Tuesday, Dec. 6
    Sandoval 57
    South Central 42
    SHS: 13-16-15-13—57
    SCHS:  13-9-7-13—42
    Points: Colby Bushue, 18; Fischer Tharp, 6; Colton Wilkins, 6; Myles Yates, 6; Luke Krajefska, 5.
    Record: 1-4
    Flora: Jones had 23 points.
    Tuesday, Dec. 6
    CORL 59
    Ramsey 42
    RHS: 11-9-10-12—42
    COR: 11-18-9-21—59
    Points: Tylor Knisley, 17; Jacob Roberts, 9; Ryan Black, 8; Austin Cunningham, 4; Colton Hunt, 2; Tyler Pryor, 2.

  • Sectional Champs

    The Brownstown Junior High seventh-grade girls basketball team last Wednesday won a sectional championship by defeating Oblong, 28-17, at the Class 7-2A sectional in Albion.

  • Big Buck

    Nathaniel Rittis (left) of Vandalia and Brian Brown of Augsburg killed a 12-point deer just south of Vandalia last Friday morning. The deer scored a 189 3/8.

  • Godberson gets lone win as...

    Senior Dayin Godberson was an individual champion, and the Vandalia wrestlers placed fifth, with 143 points, at the annual Civic Memorial Tournament on Saturday.
    Mattoon won the team title, with 223 points.
    Senior Levi Ulmer suffered a minor ankle injury in practice prior to the tournament, and he is expected to return to the mat for Thursday's home-opening dual meet against Hillsboro. That match begins at 6 p.m.
    Ryne Lipsey (106)
    •First-round bye
    •Lost by fall at 3:17
    •Loser's bracket bye

  • Patoka tops Mulberry Grove

    Patoka's Quinn Wadkins scores a layup in the first quarter of a game against Mulberry Grove on Tuesday. The Warriors won the game, 63-42.

  • Central A&M wears down...

    ASSUMPTION – Over a span of two minutes in the middle of the second quarter last Thursday, the Vandalia Junior High eighth-grade girls basketball team turned over the ball on five straight possessions.

  • Hunter prefers team victories...

    BROWNSTOWN – Despite his role as a senior leader, Brownstown’s Colten Hunter doesn’t mind that his kid brother Austin, a junior, is leading the Bombers in scoring this season.

  • Vandalia girls split pair of SCC...

    GREENVILLE – Struggling on both offense and defense on Monday, the Lady Vandals watched a Greenville player set a school record for 3-pointers made during a 66-45 loss, Vandalia’s first of the season.