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Today's Sports

  • Area Prep Roundup (Dec. 31)

    VCHS Wrestling
    The Vandals traveled to Whitfield, Mo. last Tuesday for a quad with Whitfield, Kirkwood and Festus. Vandalia turned in a strong performance topping Kirkwood and Festus before dropping a close one to Whitefield, 40-36.
    Individual Results
    106 pounds: Zack Stephenson defeated Dillon French by fall, 1:22; defeated Robbie Lovelace of Kirkwood by fall, 3:36.
    113: Tanner Swain defeated Mark Mackenzie of Kirkwood by fall, 3:36; defeated Wade Raeman of Whitfield by fall, 3:45.

  • South Central's first half...

    The South Central Cougars struggled to start on the right foot in the Vandalia Holiday Tournament, dropping its first three games to Flora, Pana and Greenville.
    In game one Saturday afternoon, the Cougars faced the top-seeded Flora Wolves, who proved to be too much to handle, as they defeated South Central, 57-42.

  • Vandals drop two in tournament...

     

  • SEB nearly upsets Flora, falls...

    The No. 9-seeded St. Elmo/Brownstown Eagles led off the 44th Vandalia Holiday Tournament against the top-seeded Flora Wolves.
    While the seedings might have suggested what kind of the game would be played, SEB did not follow the script. The Eagles came up a basket short of upsetting the Wolves, as a buzzer beating three-point attempt from Dylan Brooks hit rim but did not fall, and Flora hung on for a 52-50 win.

  • Vandalia captures first win of...

     

  • Patoka rebounds after near upset

     

  • Lady Vandals to play for third...

    Vandalia went into the Mattoon Holiday tournament with a 7-4 record, looking to rebound from a loss to state-ranked Hillsboro.
    The Lady Vandals went 1-1 in pool play on the first day of the Mattoon Girls Holiday Tournament. Vandalia fell in their opening game to top-seeded Salem, 61-58. Makayla Tinker led the Lady Vandals in scoring with 18 points.
    In their second game, the Lady Vandals bounced back with a 71-41 win over Decatur MacArthur. Tinker had 13 points and Karlie Bright had 12 points for the Lady Vandals.
    On Tuesday morning, the Lady Vandals capped

  • South Central tops SEB, advances...

     

  • 44th Annual Vandalia Holiday...

    Altamont and Pana didn’t have the most comfortable games to finish undefeated in its respective pools, but they won nonetheless, setting the two teams up for a championship showdown.
    Pana, who cruised to a 3–0 start with wins over Greenville, South Central and Flora, wound up with its toughest matchup of the tournament to close out pool play against the ninth-seeded St. Elmo/Brownstown Eagles.
    Despite already clinching a ninth-place matchup, SEB played with something to prove against the fifth-seeded Panthers.

  • Patoka advances to third-place...