Community Sports

  • Kaskaskia College offers sports camps
    KC to hold summer volleyball camps The Kaskaskia College volleyball program will host two volleyball camps this summer in June for area youth. Both camps will be from June 21-22. The first camp is held for students in grades K-5 and will be held from 10 a.m.-noon. The second camp is for students in grades 6–8 and will be held from 1-3 p.m. The registration fee for each camp is $25 and includes a T-shirt). The camp will be instructed by Blue Angels volleyball coach Kim Rahar and current KC volleyball players.
  • AAU State Tumbling Meet
    Several local girls participated in the AAU state tumbling competition on May 21.
  • Community Sports Briefs (June 2)
    Special show coming to Fayette County Speedway on Friday A special show will take place at Fayette County Speedway on Friday, and the special show from last Friday, which was postponed due to rain, will be made up at a later date this summer. This Friday, the POWRi Midgets and 600cc Mini Sprints will be featured at the speedway. Regular racing of modifieds, street stocks, hornets and team cars will also take place.
  • Community Sports Briefs (May 26)
    Sprint cars to race in Brownstown A special show on Friday at the Fayette County Speedway will feature the Monster Energy Sprint Car Series 410 winged sprints. Additional classes running are: Crate Late Models, Modifieds, Street Stocks, Hornets and Team Cars. The gates open at 5 p.m., the draw closes at 7 p.m., hot laps are at 7 p.m. and the racing immediately follows hot laps.
  • Vandalia Men's Slo-pitch Softball
    Wednesday, May 18 Game 1 Buckstop Archery 19 Keck's Marsh 5 •Blankenship, Hipsher and Ju. Atwood, Buckstop, HR; Laack, Keck's, HR and 2B Game 2 Buckstop 11 Keck's 4 •Ray, Keck's, HR Game 3 Boley Mobile Home 16 Oldsmith Farms 0 •Smalls, Boley, HR; Thiele, Boley, 2B Game 4 Boley 15 Oldsmith 3 •Smalls, Boley, HR; Gray, Boley, HR and 2B; Thompson, Oldsmith, 2B
  • Tumblers go to state meet
    Tumblers from Triple AAA Tumbling participated in the state meet in Decatur last month.
  • Women's City Bowling Tournament
  • Community Sports Briefs (April 14)
    YMCA holding Healthy Kids Day event The Family YMCA is hosting a free event in conjunction with the national YMCA Healthy Kids Day on Saturday. The event will take place from 1-3 p.m., with activities such as tug-o-war, dodge ball, kick ball and a fun relay. The day is designed to help parents and children understand the importance of an active and healthy lifestyle.
  • State Champion Tumbler
    Trista Kinkel won the championship in the sub-novice 9-year-old division at the USTA state meet in Decatur last Sunday. She advanced to the national meet in Charleston, W.V., in June. She is the daughter of Tammy and Jeff Kinkel of Pocahontas, and the granddaughter of Catherine Haynes of Vandalia.
  • YMCA Martial Arts Tournament