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Today's Sports

  • Smalls, Steele place second at...

    The Vandals boys track team brought home two second-place medals from the SIUC High School Girls/Boys Indoor Invitational on Saturday.

  • Patoka falls short in sectional...

    One of the greatest eras in the history of the basketball program at Patoka High School came to an end on Friday night, as Effingham St. Anthony avenged last year’s loss to the Warriors in a sectional championship.

  • Family YMCA of Fayette County...
  • Four-peat
  • JH Volleyball

    Vandalia
    Seventh-grade regional – Vandalia lost to Roxana 18-25, 18-25. The seventh-graders ended their season at 11-5.

    Feb. 24 – Seventh-graders defeated Ramsey 23-25, 25-17, 16-14.
    Eighth-graders won 25-12, 9-25, 15-12.

    Feb. 23 – Seventh-graders defeated Hillsboro 25-14, 24-26, 25-18.
    Eighth-graders won 25-22, 25-12.
    Patoka
    Feb. 28 – Varsity lost to Altamont Lutheran 14-25, 14-25. Kassidy DeVall had three points and three aces.

  • SCC all-conference boys, girls...

    The South Central Conference announced its all-conference squads for boys and girls basketball this week.
    Boys
    First team – Collin Baumgartner of Southwestern, Zach Golenor of Roxana, Kyle Lynch of Pana, Drake Paden of Hillsboro, Nick Price of Gillespie and Richie Well of Vandalia.
    Second team – Justin Bailey of Southwestern, Nathan Casey of Vandalia, Steven Fenske of Hillsboro, Adam Miller of Pana and Brady Simpson of Greenville.

  • SEB falls in regional play

    Playing without its leading scorer, St. Elmo/Brownstown was bumped from postseason play with a 64-47 loss to the host team last Wednesday at the IHSA Regional in Altamont.

  • Wrestlers fall to eventual state...

    In its quarterfinals match on Saturday morning at state, the Vandals ran into a buzz saw that later in the day was crowned state champion.

  • Four-Peat

    In the championship game of the IHSA Class 1A Regional at Findlay on Friday night, Patoka held a lead over Central A&M for most of the game. But, the Raiders went on a 10-0 run to go up by one with two minutes left.

  • Cain moves to 15 on state...

    As he scored 18 points in Patoka’s 58-45 win over Dieterich last Friday, the Warriors’ Jered Cain moved into 15th place on Illinois’ all-time career scoring list.
    Cain’s total of 2,717 career points moved him ahead of Dike Eddleman of Centralia.
    At that time, he was 26 points behind No. 14 on the list, Paul Lusk of Trenton Wesclin (2,743).
    In the win over Dieterich, Patoka led 15-9 after one quarter, but Dieterich knotted the score at 23 by halftime.