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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Triplicate
  • Ruffner is High Jump Champion
  • JH Volleyball

    Vandalia Junior High School
    Feb. 21 vs. Greenville – Eighth-graders won, 25-15, 25-16; and seventh-graders won 25-16, 25-9.
    Feb. 16 vs. Litchfield – Eighth-graders won, 25-8, 25-12; and seventh-graders won, 25-3, 25-7.

    Patoka Junior High School
    Feb. 21 vs. Mulberry Grove – Varsity won, 25-13, 25-12. Makayla Gebke had 10 points and 5 aces, Lexi Gray had 8 points and five aces, and Emma Landreth had 5 points and 4 aces. Landreth and Kassidy DeVall each had 1 kill.
    The JV lost, 14-25, 23-25. Shaniqua Sarchet ha 2 aces.

  • Tournament Champions
  • Medal at Opening Meet