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Today's News

  • 'Rock Around the Clock'

    The First United Methodist Church’s Family Living Center is being turned into a 1950s diner for an event held by the first group of Fayette County students going through a national entrepreneurship education program.

  • Garage Fire
  • Vandalia Jr. Wrestling Club
  • Matoush scores 30 in Lady Toppers' win over Vandalia

    Hillsboro’s Sammi Matoush scored 30 points and the Lady ‘Toppers prevented any double-digit scorers in a 56-30 win over Vandalia last Wednesday.
    Matoush scored 13 points as Hillsboro jumped out to a 16-7 first quarter lead. The Lady ‘Toppers scored 16 points and held the Lady Vandals to four in the second quarter to lead 32-11 at halftime.
    Bailey Stewart led Vandalia with nine points and Megan Kern had eight.

  • VJHS Boys Basketball

    Seventh Grade
    Dec. 13
    Vandalia 37, Pana 28
    Vandalia – Robbins 7 1-1 15; Cody 3 2-4 8; Kelly 3 0-2 6; Wollerman 3 0-1 6; Keck 1 0-0 2; Sachan 0 0-2 0.
    Jan. 3
    Litchfield 51, Vandalia 24
    Vandalia – Robbins 2 0-1 6; Lotz 2 1-2 5; Brannon 1 2-6 4; Kelly 1 1-2 4; Wollerman 1 1-4 3; Tidwell 1 0-0 2; Elder 0 0-1 0.
    Three-pointers – Kelly 1.
    Jan. 8
    Greenville 30, Vandalia 24
    Vandalia – Kelly 4 3-5 12; Robbins 4 0-0 8; Wollerman 1 1-2 3; Cody  0 1-2 1.

  • Windsor/Stew-Stras smacks Lady Cougars

    Windsor/Stew-Stras scored 29 points in the second quarter and 20 in the third quarter in breezing by South Central, 61-21, last Thursday.
    The Lady Cougars were down 8-2 after one quarter and 37-7 at halftime.
    Windsor/Stew-Stras widened its lead with a 20-5 edge in the third quarter.
    Both teams scored seven points in the fourth quarter.
    Laney Webster led South Central with nine points on four field goals and a free throw.
    South Central – Vandygriff 2, Hilmes 5, Webster 9, Garrett 2; Horton 3.

  • Vandals lose to Nokomis at Mohawk Classic

    Nokomis led by nine points after the first quarter and by 16 at halftime on their way to a 68-51 win over Vandalia in the Morrisonville Mohawk Classic last Thursday.

  • All-Tournament at Mattoon
  • Wrestlers win two more matches
  • Miller wins bowling regional

    Vandalia sophomore Kyle Miller rolled a 1,405 series, with a 234.17 average, to win the championship of the Illinois High School Association Boys Bowling Regional at Salem on Monday.
    Miller had games of 212, 216, 268 for a 696 total in his first series, and 195, 246 and 268 for a 709 total in his second series.
    Miller’s closest competitor was Triad junior Bruce Pisetta, who had a 1,281 total.
    By winning the regional title, Miller advances to the IHSA Sectional Tournament this Saturday at Bowl Haven in Alton.