Today's News

  • Lady Cougars win regional title

    Zoe Johnston homered and Sydnee Garrett hurled a five-hitter as South Central won the school’s second regional and its first since 1994.
    South Central scored all of its runs in the sixth inning in the 5-1 win over Woodlawn on Saturday at Webster Field in Kinmundy.
    Down 1-0 going into the sixth inning, South Central took advantage of two Woodlawn errors and used a base hit by Lexie Reid, an RBI by Katie Shumate, a fielder’s choice and Johnston’s two-run homer.

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  • Evans places sixth in pole vault at state track meet

    Vandalia Junior High School eighth-grader Dawsyn Evans placed sixth in the pole vault at the IESA State Track Meet on Saturday.

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  • Six local entries in boys state track meet

    Fayette County will be represented at the IHSA Boys State Track Meet this week by six entries.

  • Warrior Cancer scramble Saturday

    The Warrior Nation Cancer Foundation will hold its inaugural golf scramble fundraiser this Saturday at Colonial Golf Course in Sandoval.
    The entry fee for the scramble, which begins with a shotgun start at 10 a.m., is $65 person ($240 per team).
    The entry fee includes food, beverages and door prizes.
    Hole sponsorships are available for $50.
    WarriorNationCancerFoundation and be approved by the foundation’s board of trustees.
    Donations to the fund can be dropped off at First National Bank in Patoka.

  • Cougars top Altamont, Dieterich

    South Central defeated Altamont 4-3 on Saturday.
    Game stats were not available at press time.
    The Cougars were to enter postseason play on Wednesday, facing Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran at 4:30 p.m. at Lions Field in Kinmundy.
    Last Friday, the Cougars defeated Dieterich, 12-1, in a five inning home contest.
    Trent Geiler struck out nine and allowed six hits to pick up the win, and was also 3-for-4 at the plate.
    Cauy Blomberg homered for South Central.

  • Lady Cougars advance in regional

    South Central scored 11 runs in the fifth inning to defeat Clay City, 14-4, in five innings on Monday and advance to the regional championship.
    The Lady Cougars will now face Woodlawn in the Hutsonville Regional title game at 11 a.m.
    Sydney Garrett pounded two home runs and was the winning pitcher for South Central, which is now 13-7 on the season.

  • Bombers post 14-4 win in regional

    Nate Philpot led the Bombers both offensively and on the mound as Brownstown/St. Elmo advanced to the regional finals with a 14-4 win over Bridgeport Red Hill.
    Philpot tossed a four-hitter, struck out 11 and walked six, and was 3-for-5 with a double, triple and 6 RBI’s.
    The Bombers led 3-1 after one inning and 6-1 after two, adding a single run in the fourth, four in the fifth and three in the sixth.

  • VJHS teams at conference meet

    The Vandalia Junior High School seventh-grade boys finished second in the conference track meet with 58 points.
    Individual results were:
    • Second place – Hagy, long jump and 200-meter dash; Meyers, 400-meter dash; DuPlayee, pole vault; and Barker, shot put.
    • Third place – Hagy, 100-meter dash; Nestrick, 200-meter run and high jump; Wilkerson, 400-meter run; 4x200 relay team of Eller, Cody, Kelly and DuPlayee; and 4x400 relay team of Wilkerson, McCall, Eller and Meyers.