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Today's Sports

  • Vandals again finish tournament...

    VANDALIA – Though their overall record was worse, the Vandals still made the quarterfinals of the tournament in the second Vandal Shootout of the summer.

    Vandalia went 1-1 in tournament play last Friday for the second straight shootout, but went 2-6 overall, a drop from the 3-5 mark in the summer-opening event.

    In the tournament’s opening round, the Vandals knocked off Wayne City, 29-23.

  • Vandalia, SEB in third shootout

    Two local teams will be among 15 to take to the courts in the third Vandal Shootout of the summer, which will be held next Monday and Tuesday at the four schools in the Vandalia district.

    Vandalia’s varsity and junior varsity squads will be in the field, as will St. Elmo/Brownstown.

    Following pool play on Tuesday, a tournament will be played in the early afternoon. Games will be played at Vandalia Community High School, Vandalia Junior High School, Vandalia Elementary School and Jefferson Primary School.

  • Schaal Ks 15 in sweep of...

    VANDALIA – Zach Schaal struck out 15 and was one of three players with two RBI as Post 95 broke a four-game losing streak with a 7-2 win against Centralia in the first game of Tuesday’s Jr. Legion doubleheader.

    Schaal struck out at least one batter per inning, and three times recorded three punch outs in an inning to even his season record at 2-2.

  • Superstitions in focus for...

    By Kristopher Blankenship

    The 10th week of racing at Fayette County Speedway came on a beautiful June day last Friday night, with cool weather, green grass, a prepared race track and plenty of race cars.

    By all accounts, the perfect night for racing.

    Except, of course, that it was Friday the 13th and everyone knew to expect a big full moon rising from over the backstretch wall.

    Superstition is in the heart of all racers.

  • Girls basketball golf outing is...

    The Vandalia Community High School girls basketball team will hold a golf outing this Friday at Vandalia Country Club.

    For the morning session, sign-up will begin at 8:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m., and for the afternoon session, sign-up will begin at 12:30 p.m., with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

    Cost is $50 per person, or $200 for a team. Registration cost includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart and lunch.

    All proceeds will benefit the Lady Vandals.

    For more information, contact Ronnie at 335-6317 or Michelle at 267-7047.

  • The Next Level: Graduate athlete...

    Many athletes who spent their high school years in Fayette County have moved on to play for college or professional teams. Below are the athletes who recently made headlines.

  • PHOTOS: Youth sports camps

    Pictured are youth who recently attended two youth camps offered at Vandalia High School.

  • PHOTO: Girls track awards

    Award winners for the Vandalia High School girls track team are pictured.

  • PHOTO: Tumblers qualify for...

    Advancing to a national tumbling meet recently were 23 Triple A tumblers, who train in Vandalia, who finished in the top 10 at the state meet.

    Girls who advanced to the meet, which began on Monday in Louisville, Ky., are: Addie Sasse, Payton White, Peyton Dothager, Karlee VanUytven, Haylee Hediger, Lexie Kruep, Isabel Warner, Kaylee Rosenkoetter, Lauren Kaiser, Elly Hall, Emma Kershaw, Emily Manley, Hannah Warner, Ryenne Edwards, Ashton Smith, Isabelle Daiber, Alyssa Challans, Kassidy VanUytven, Gracye Davis, Ellika Whiteman, Anna Kramer, Lauren Hagy and Aurora Richardson.

  • VFOD men's slo-pitch...

    Monday, June 16
    Roger Craig Welding 22, Montgomery 3
    RCW 10, Montgomery 7
    Standings
    •Roger Craig, 7-3
    •BCH Detailing, 5-3
    •Copper Penny, 4-4
    •Montgomery, 4-4
    •Patoka Fire Dept., 2-8