Today's News

  • SC Wooden Bat Tourney this week

    South Central will host its annual Wooden Bat Tourney this Friday and Saturday at Lions Field in Kinmundy.
    On Friday:
    • Valmeyer vs. Casey-Westfield, 4:30 p.m.
    • North Clay vs. South Central, 7 p.m.
    On Saturday:
    • South Central vs. Valmeyer, 10 a.m.
    • North Clay vs. Valmeyer, noon.
    • Casey-Westfield vs. North Clay, 2 p.m.
    • Casey-Westfield vs. South Central, 4 p.m.

  • Aces playing at GSC Ballpark Friday

    Mulberry Grove’s baseball squads will face Morrisonville in  games at GSC Ballpark in Sauget this Friday.
    The junior varsity game is at 4:30 p.m., followed by the varsity game.
    Tickets are $4 each and are available from the Mulberry Grove players or by calling Chad Nelson at 326-8221.


  • SC girls improve to 3-1 with 9-2 win Monday

    A four-run fifth inning highlighted South Central’s 9-2 win over Cisne in softball play on Monday.
    The Lady Cougars banged out 11 hits while Sydnee Garrett was holding Cisne to two runs on four hits in a complete-game performance.
    Garrett struck out 11 and walked just one batter in allowing just one earned run.
    South Central improved to 1-1 in National Trail Conference play and 3-1 overall.

  • South Central wins home opener

    South Central was held to just one hit, a double by Ryan McCown, in a 7-2 home loss to Odin on Monday.
    Odin scored once in the first, once in the third, once in the fifth and four in the sixth inning.

  • Lady Vandals clobber Greenville

    A late-inning push by the Lady Vandals came up short in an 8-6 loss to Mulberry Grove on Monday.

  • South Central Softball
  • Five firsts for Vandalia thinclads

    Vandalia’s track teams picked up first place in five events in a home meet on Tuesday.

  • Golf team scramble reset for April 28

    The Vandalia Community High School golf team's four-person golf scramble fundraiser at Vandalia Country Club has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 28.
    The scramble has a 9 a.m. shotgun start, and the cost for four-person teams is $40 per person.
    Door prizes will be awarded to all participants.
    To reserve a team in the tournament, mail entries by April 27 to: Vandalia Country Club, c/o Joe Kelly or Kevin Schroeder, 1119 S. Eighth St., Vandalia, Ill. 62471. Make checks payable to Vandalia High School Golf Team.

  • YMCA youth golf program begins April 26

    The Family YMCA of Fayette County, in collaboration with Vandalia Country Club and the Vandalia High School golf program, are offering a youth golf program designed to provide youth a fun and interactive experience learning the game of golf.
    The program is for boys and girls ages 8-15. The cost is $40 for YMCA members and $80 for non-members.
    Clinic will be offered on Mondays and Thursdays, April 26-May 24. The times are: beginners: 5:30-6:15 p.m.; and intermediates: 6:15-7 p.m.
    Registration is limited to 12 per group.

  • Zimmerman tabbed for Shrine Game

    A record-breaking member of this year’s Vandalia Vandals football squad has been chosen to participate in this year’s Illinois High School Shrine All-Star Football Game.
    And Marcus Zimmerman is seeking sponsorships for the game, to be held on June 16 at Tucci Stadium on the campus of Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington.
    Zimmerman finished his career at Vandalia Community High School as an all-state selection and the first Vandal receiver to surpass 1,000 yards in a season.