Area Sports

Lady Vandals earn three wins, drop two this week

After a slow start to the season, the Lady Vandal softball squad is making a surge, winning three of five contests this past week. Vs. Pana Morgan Lidy didn’t allow a single run against Pana, throwing a complete game shutout and leading Vandalia to a 4-0 victory on Tuesday, May 11. The Vandals got things started in…

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Vandal diamondmen secure two wins in past week of play

The Vandalia Vandal diamondmen racked up two victories this past week, defeating Hillsboro and Carlinville, and narrowly dropping to Dieterich in a nailbiter. Vs. Pana After taking the lead in the top of the second, Vandalia couldn’t hold onto it, giving up three in the bottom of the frame, as they dropped to Pana, 5-3…

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Wrestling Vandals have three team wins in young season

  The Vandalia Community High School Wrestling team has gone 3-0 thus far in the season, winning three meets this past week. Vs. Clinton The Vandalia won their match against Clinton by a score of 67-12, with Clinton only winning three of the matches in the meet, one by a free fall in the 106-pound…

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Vandals have three named to all-conference team selections

The Vandalia Lady Vandal netters did well in the South Central Conference, with a record of 5-4, and placing fifth of ten teams in the conference. Morgan Lidy, senior blocker, was named to the second team. Lexi Wehrle and Miley Worker, also from Vandalia was named to the third team. Only six players are named…

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Vandals outhit Charleston Tuesday, fall 6-1

The Vandalia Vandals fell 6-1 to Charleston on Tuesday, April 27, despite out-hitting them eight to seven. Charleston drew first blood as one run scored on a wild pitch and took the lead for good with three runs in the fifth inning. Nolan White started the game for Vandalia surrendering one run on two hits over two innings. Gaige…

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Lady Vandal netters wrap up season with win

The Vandalia Lady Vandals netters ended the season on a winning note, defeating the Litchfield Purple Panthers in a two-game match, 25-12, 25-10 on Tursday, April 22. They end the season with an 11-8 record. Lauren Hagy had 6 digs and 3 kills on the night. She also had an ace. Morgan Lidy had 5…

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Vandals drop final game, go 4-2 on season

Many knew the final game of the season for the Vandalia Community High School football squad was going to be a close one, and probably with the margin of victory being one score. The game lived up to its hype, however the Vandals were on the wrong side of the ledger when the buzzer sounded,…

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Vandals go 2-1 during play last week, down Ramsey, Flora

The Lady Vandal Volleyball team went 2-1 on the week, with victories over Flora and Ramsey. Vs. Flora In the match against the Lady Wolves on Tuesday, April 20, the varsity won their match, having a close second game of the match, 25-5, 29-27. The JV lost in three games. In the match, Abby Guffey…

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