Community Sports

  • PHOTO: FCH Friends and Families 5K
    A youngster sprints out to an early lead as participants take off in last Saturday's 5K run sponsored by the Friends and Families of Fayette County Hospital, a non-profit organization which has purchased more than $1.5 million of medical equipment for FCH since 1988.    
  • VFOD men's slo-pitch softball (June 23)
    Monday, June 23 Patoka Fire Dept. 9, BCH Auto Detailing 8 BCH 7, Patoka 5 Roger Craig Welding 15, Montgomery 13
  • PHOTO: Tumblers are state champions
    Ryenne Edwards (left) and Lauren Kaiser recently won state championships for Triple A Tumbling.    
  • PHOTO: Tumblers qualify for nationals
    Advancing to a national tumbling meet recently were 23 Triple A tumblers, who train in Vandalia, who finished in the top 10 at the state meet. Girls who advanced to the meet, which began on Monday in Louisville, Ky., are: Addie Sasse, Payton White, Peyton Dothager, Karlee VanUytven, Haylee Hediger, Lexie Kruep, Isabel Warner, Kaylee Rosenkoetter, Lauren Kaiser, Elly Hall, Emma Kershaw, Emily Manley, Hannah Warner, Ryenne Edwards, Ashton Smith, Isabelle Daiber, Alyssa Challans, Kassidy VanUytven, Gracye Davis, Ellika Whiteman, Anna Kramer, Lauren Hagy and Aurora Richardson.
  • VFOD men's slo-pitch softball (June 19)
    Monday, June 16 Roger Craig Welding 22, Montgomery 3 RCW 10, Montgomery 7 Standings •Roger Craig, 7-3 •BCH Detailing, 5-3 •Copper Penny, 4-4 •Montgomery, 4-4 •Patoka Fire Dept., 2-8
  • Several events are upcoming at the Family YMCA of Fayette County
    SUMMER LEISURE SERIES The Family YMCA of Fayette County will hold its first session of the Summer Leisure Series next week. The program is designed to introduce lesser-played sports to youth ages 10-14, and will be held for one week in each June, July and August. Among the sports to be instructed are: ultimate Frisbee, bocce ball, badminton, sand volleyball, soccer, flag football, table tennis, dodge ball and relay races/obstacle courses. Prior knowledge of the sports is not a requirement.
  • Brownstown VFW Post 9770 raffles off 10 baseballs signed by Hall of Famers
    Brownstown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9770 held its Grand Raffle on Saturday, and included were 10 baseballs autographed by Major League Baseball Hall of Famers. Winners of those balls were:
  • Kaskaskia College offering several sports camps
    SOCCER The Kaskaskia College soccer program will hold a high school boys camp next Monday and Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. The cost to attend the camp is $30, and includes a T-shirt. The camp will be instructed by KC coach Joe Basch and current KC athletes.  All players should meet at the KC soccer field on the first day, and bring a water bottle and shin guards. Pre‑registration is recommended. For a registration form or for more information, contact Basch at 545-3175 or email jbasch@kaskaskia.edu. BOYS BASKETBALL
  • Two from Vandalia and two from Ramsey to represent area at MMA fights
    Two men from Vandalia and two from Ramsey will be among the fighters participating in the Butler Brawl II mixed martial arts show at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 20. Vandalia’s Trevor Pyle and Jake Weischedel, and Ramsey’s James Harris and Gage Marston will represent the area at the event, which will feature 15 bouts during the Montgomery County Fair. The event begins at 7:30 p.m.
  • VFOD men's slo-pitch softball (June 5)
    Monday, June 2 •Montgomery 11, BCH Detailing 5 •BCH 11, Montgomery 6 •Copper Penny 11, Patoka Fire Dept. 3 •Copper Penny 9, Patoka 6 Standings •BCH, 5-3 •Copper Penny, 4-2 •Roger Craig Welding, 3-3 •Patoka Fire Dept., 2-4 •Montgomery, 2-4 Monday, May 26 •Roger Craig 15, BCH 12 •Roger Craig 17, BCH 11 •Copper Penny 13, Montgomery 10 •Copper Penny 10, Montgomery 1 Standings