Area Sports

Lady Vandals even record with two wins this week

The Vandalia Lady Vandals added two in the win column this past week as they defeated Roxana and Gillespie, and are now 7-7 on the year, 5-4 in the conference. Vs. Roxana The Vandals traveled to Roxana on Thursday night, April 8, for a fruitful outing. They took the match in two close games, 25-22…

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VJHS track results for this week

The Vandalia Junior High School tracksters had two successful outings, one at Effingham on Wednesday, April 7, the other at Pana on Monday evening, April 12. Pana Boys Seventh Grade The boys took their meet on Monday, April 12 in Pana, with a team score of 113, blowing away the competition. They were followed by…

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Vandals beat Pana on the road, host Greenville on Friday

The Vandalia Vandals pulled off one thing that only nine other football teams had done – defeat the Pana Panthers on the road. The Vandals won the contest, 24-13, and came back with a vengeance after trailing by a touchdown after the first quarter. Pana drew first blood, when at 4:05, when Brenden Schoonover took…

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Lady roundballers go 2-1 in holiday week

The Lady Vandals took two of three matches this week in volleyball action this past week. Vs. North Clay The Vandals had no problems handling the Cardinals of North Clay last Tuesday, March 30. They took the match 25-18, 25-9. Sydney Miller had 5 aces and 4 digs on the night to help in the…

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Lady Vandals have tough weekend, rebound Monday

The Lady Vandal netters had a great match Monday night, March 29, as they defeated the Lady Cavaliers in two games, 25-16, 25-15. In both games, the Vandals took the contests headed down the stretch to secure the win. Abby Guffey had one ace, two kills, 15 assists and 2 digs in the match. Morgan…

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Vandals win second game on road, now 2-0

The Vandalia Vandals made a fourth quarter comeback for the second week in a row, as they defeated the Roxana Shells Friday night, on the road, 28-17. Vandalia got on the scorebard first, as at 5:48 in the first, Ryan Kaiser took the ball on a 49-yard run to the end zone, putting the Vandals…

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Junior Lady Vandals bow out of post season in regional

The eighth grade Lady Vandals ended their season last weekend in the finals of the regional championship, playing Newton on their home floor Tuesay evening, March 16. They bowe out on the year with a very respectable 11-3 record. The ladies defeated Teutopolis in the semifinals here the prior Saturday. Vs. Newton When the number…

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Vandals earn first victory over Staunton

It has been nearly a year and a half since the Friday night lights were shut off, but on Friday night, March 19, high school teams around the state got back on the field to play. The Vandalia Vandals, despite being down by 9 points headed to the final quarter, the team pulled together and…

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