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Today's News

  • Lotz scores 23 in South Central win

    Logan Lotz scored 23 points to lead South Central to a 68-42 win against Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City on Friday.
    South Central improved to 11-8 overall and 2-3 in National Trail Conference play.
    South Central – Lotz 8 6 23; Roberts 0 4 4; Hall 1 0 2; Dodson 0 1 1; Brandt 5 0 11; Hester 2 0 4; Miller 2 3 9; Shumate 1 0 3; 5 0 10; Patten 0 1 1.
    CHBC – Webster 3 3 9; Curl 1 0 2; Smith 4 2 10; Edwards 1 0 2; Lucas 1 0 2; Beck 0 1 1; Miller 2 1 5; Clearwater 5 0 11.
     

  • Seventh-graders defeated at regional

    The Vandalia Junior High School seventh-graders saw their season come to an end with a 39-29 loss to Pana in the quarterfinal round of the Hillsboro Regional on Tuesday night.
    Andrew Kelly and Kanon Wollerman each had nine points to lead the Vandals.
    Vandalia – Kelly 3 3-6 9; Wollerman 2 5-9 9; Lotz 2 0-0 2; Robbins 1 0-2 2; Brannon 1 0-0 2; Sachan 0 1-2 1.
    The seventh-graders ended the season with a 10-13 record.
    Last Thursday, the seventh-graders lost to Litchfield, 54-13.

  • Dooley Gets 200th Win
  • Feezel now tops wins list at St. Elmo; SEB edges MG

    St. Elmo/Brownstown coach Greg Feezel became the wins leader among St. Elmo coaches as the Eagles edged Mulberry Grove, 57-56, last Friday.
    Feezel picked up his 189th win, surpassing Dan Denton, who coached the Eagles to a third-place finish in the state tournament in the 1980s. Feezel was one of the players on that squad.
    In Friday’s contest, the Eagles and Aces were tied at 40 entering the fourth quarter, and SEB outscored Mulberry Grove 17-16 in that quarter to eek out the win.

  • Lady Vandals suffer 4 losses at Effingham Tournament

    The Lady Vandals closed out play in the Effingham Tournament on Monday with a 45-39 loss to Bloomington.

  • Vandalia Jr. Wrestling Club
  • Vandals defeat Lincolnwood, Crab Orchard

    Four Vandals scored in double figures, led by Mitchell Casey with 19, as Vandalia defeated Lincolnwood last Wednesday, 76-59, at the Morrisonville Mohawk Classic.
    Matthew Wells had 18, Blake Morrison had 13 and Garrett Austin had 12 for the Vandals, who were to wrap up play in the Mohawk Classic on Wednesday against Edinburg.
    Vandalia – Morrison 6 1-2 13; Barth 4 0-0 8; Wells 8 0-0 18; Austin 6 0-0 12; Casey 6 3-3 19; Beall 1 0-0 2; Tarkington 1 0-0 2; Goldsmith 1 0-0 2; Lach 0 0-2.

  • Wrestlers breeze by two more opponents
  • VCHS Band

    VCHS band to hold spaghetti dinner

    The Vandalia Community High School band will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 8, in the VCHS cafeteria.
    Spaghetti and sides will be provided by Joe’s Pizza in Vandalia.
    Tickets will be sold through this Friday. Tickets, $10 for adults and $8 for children ages 10 and under, are available from VCHS band students. All tickets are the door on Feb. 8 will be $10.

    Second annual Alumni Band is Feb. 8

  • Sheriff's Office

    he Fayette County Sheriff’s Office has submitted the following report for 2018:
    • 911 hangups-210
    • Abandoned vehicles-37
    • Abdominal pain-1
    • Property damage accidents-391
    • Personal injury accidents-67
    • Alarms-167
    • Animal problems-163
    • Assault or battery-30
    • Assisting other agencies-833
    • Attempt to locate-9
    • Bleeding/laceration-3
    • Breathing problems-10
    • Fractures-2