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Today's Sports

  • Vandals score 34 unanswered in...

    The Vandals scored 34 unanswered points in the second half against Hillsboro to win 48-19 on Friday night.

    Trailing 19-14 at the half, the Vandals used three different players and several strong special teams plays to mount their comeback.

    Levi Ulmer led the Vandals offensively with 172 rushing yards and three touchdowns. He also recovered a fumble.

    A full story will appear in Thursday's edition of The Leader-Union.

  • Vandals win Volley For The Cure...

    The Vandalia High School volleyball team defeated Greenville in three sets to win Thursday's Volley For The Cure match at Greenville High School on Thursday.

    This marks the third win against Greenville this season.

    A full story will appear in Thursday's edition of The Leader-Union.

  • VYO goes 2-2 against Staunton

    5th Grade Game: Staunton 30 - Vandalia 6
    6th Grade Game: Vandalia 22 - Staunton 0
    7th Grade Game: Vandalia 12 - Staunton 6 (2OT)
    8th Grade Game: Staunton 36 - Vandalia 0 (pictured)

  • Fayette County Speedway Results...

    UMP DIRTcar Modified Division
    - 14 cars (Friday)
    Heat 1            
    1.    11M    Michael Rauch
    2.    N59    Chad Evans
    3.    98    Joey Walsh
    4.    E55    Chad Sellers
    Heat 2            
    1.    20    Cody Clark
    2.    73    Brian Bielong

  • 12U AAU tryout coming to...

    A tryout for the 2011 12U Liberty AAU League will be held at the Vandalia High School JV field from 2-4 p.m. this Sunday.

    A second tryout will be held at Ramsey High School at 2 p.m. on Oct. 24.

    Players should bring their own equipment to ensure they have the proper size, and tennis shoes in case the tryout is moved indoors.

    For more information, contact Matt Cloe at 217-821-4561.

  • Vandalia golf results (Sept. 22-...

    Monday, Sept. 27
    SCC Meet at The Rail

    Vandalia finished sixth with a score of 348.

    Individual scores – Blake Swofford, 76; Wes Lindsey, 87; Zach Reiss, 92; Derrick Herker, 93; Zack Jackson, 94; Josh Lawson, 99.

    Wednesday Sept. 22
    at Ramsey

    Vandalia - 150

    Individual scores – Swofford, 35; Herker, 36; Lindsey, 39; Lawson, 40; Jackson, 43; Reiss, 45.

  • Patoka state qualifiers honored

    Signs were put up by IDOT along U.S. Route 51 in Patoka to recognize Brandi and Taylor Isaak, who both placed at the 2010 SIJHSA state meet. Brandi (left) placed second in the state in the 100-meter hurdles, and Taylor placed second in the 100-meter dash.

  • Buddy Bass Tournament (Sept. 11)

    The Vandalia Sport Fishing and Conservation Club held a Buddy Bass Tournament on Vandalia Lake on Saturday, Sept. 11. The winners are pictured; from left to right: Scott Wisnasky and Tom Lindley, first place with 9.77 pounds; Travis Gould, second place with 7.61 pounds; and Mike Lindley and Steve Booth, third place with 3.81 pounds. The big bass winner was Gould with a 4.81-pound catch.

  • YMCA hosting charity Free-Throw-...

    The YMCA is hosting its first annual Free-Throw-Athon from 9 p.m. on Oct. 15 to 5 a.m. on Oct. 17.

    During each hour of the event, teams of 10 people representing organizations will shoot 100 free throws each to earn money for both the YMCA and their organization (the money will split 50/50).

    Individual organizations must solicit pledges before the event. After the event, the YMCA will contact those who pledged money, and participating organizations will receive their check soon after.

  • YMCA sponsoring baseball academy

    Registration is open for a six-week spring training baseball program, sponsored by the YMCA.

    The program will run from Jan. 9 to Feb. 13.

    Players in grades 1-12 are eligible for the program, which will be directed by former Vandalia High School baseball coach Tim Summers in conjunction with the U.S. Baseball Academy.

    Sessions will be offered in advanced hitting, pitching and catching.

    Registration is $99 for six weeks. For more information, visit www.usbaseballacademy.com or call 866-622-4487.