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Today's Sports

  • Brownstown/St. Elmo tops Pana,...

    Brownstown/St. Elmo outhit Pana, 8-7, and took advantage of three Panther errors to record a 10-7 win at Pana last Thursday.
    Dalton Denton, Caleb Atwood, Wade Ireland and Jeffrey Kelly each had two RBIs for the Bombers, who improved to 2-6 on the season.
    Bryton Pruett picked up the win, giving up seven hits and four runs while striking out three and walking two in 4 1/3 innings. Jeffrey Kelly struck out two in an inning of work to earn a save.

  • Two more Freight players enter...

    Two members of the local fastpitch softball team that won two national championships joined four other members of that team in the Amateur Softball Association Hall of Fame on Saturday.
    Marty Cloe and Brad Sturdy were inducted into the Hall of Fame, joining teammates Rich Well, Nick Casey, Alan Meinhart and Bob Nagel. The Freight is also in the Hall of Fame.
    Cloe, from a family of fastpitch hurlers from Pana, appeared in 248 games with the Freight, compiling a record of 166-45. Also a designated hitter, he batted .313 for the local team.

  • All-Star Game Honors
  • Lady Vandals Basketball Awards
  • Vandals Basketball Awards
  • Three Cougars combine for three-...

    Ryan Matheny, Trevor Markley and Trent Geiler combined for a three-hitter in South Central’s 10-0 win over St. Elmo/Brownstown last Wednesday.
    Matheny gave up two hits in three innings, Markley held BSE hitless over two innings and Geiler allowed one hit in one inning of work.
    Markley was 2-for-4 with three RBIs, and Geiler was 3-for-4 with one RBI.

  • BSE golf scramble April 23

    Brownstown/St. Elmo Bombers Athletics will hold a two-man scramble on Saturday, April 23, to raise funds for a weight room and equipment.
    The golf scramble will be held at St. Elmo Golf Club, with a 12:30 tee-off.
    The team entry fee of $70, or $35 for individuals, covers 18 holes and a golf cart, and pork burgers and hot dogs. Cash prizes and apparel will be given away.
    Checks are to made payable to: Brownstown High School.
    Registrations are being accepted through April 17.
    For more information, contact the high school office, 427-3839.

  • Golf program being offered for...

    The Family YMCA of Fayette County, in collaboration with Vandalia Country and Golf Club and the Vandalia Community High School golf program, is offering a youth golf program designed to provide youth with a fun and interactive experience in learning the game of golf.

  • Mulberry Grove edges Vandalia on...

    Mulberry Grove fought off a late comeback by Vandalia to record a 10-9 win over the Vandals on Tuesday.
    Vandalia jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first, but the Aces scored five times in the second and three more in the third, adding a final run in the fifth.

  • Vandals to play at Busch Stadium

    Reduced-price tickets are now on sale for the St. Louis Cardinals game with the Pittsburg Pirates, followed by a game featuring the Vandalia Vandals baseball team, on Sunday afternoon, June 25.
    The Cardinals are facing the Pirates in a 1:15 p.m. game, after which the Vandals will play Burlington (Iowa) Notre Dame. The high school contest is scheduled to begin 45 minutes after the conclusion of the Cardinals game.
    Fans on hand for the high school game will be allowed to move down to the lower seat immediately after the Cardinals game.