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Today's Sports

  • Casey Signs with KC for Baseball
  • Lady Cougars fall in sectional...

    The Lady Cougars’ postseason run came to an end last Wednesday with a 4-1 loss to New Athens in the Marissa Sectional.
    South Central scored in the first inning, but New Athens tied the game in the bottom of the inning, then added two runs in the third and one in the fourth.
    The Lady Cougars were held to just one hit, a double by Katie Shumate that drove home Lexie Reid.
    Sydnee Garrett took the loss, giving up four runs (two earned0, while allowing five hits, striking out three, walking four and hitting two batters.

  • Steele seventh in pole vault at...

    A year after finishing eighth in the pole vault at the state track meet as a sophomore, Vandalia’s Zane Steele moved up a place this past weekend.

  • Fayette County Speedway

    MAY 12
    POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Wildcard Sprint League – 20 cars
    Hinchman Racewear Heat 1 – 8 laps
    00-Thomas Meseraull, San Jose, CA (1)
    6-Mario Clouser, Auburn, IL (7)
    5C-Colten Cottle, Kansas, IL (4)
    11-James Lyerla, Hillsboro, IL (5)
    88-Terry Babb, Decatur, IL (3)
    16-Anthony Nicholson, Bartlett, TN (2)
    N2-Nic Harris, Atlanta, IL (6)
    Bell Helmets Heat 2 – 8 laps
    24-Landon Simon, Tipp City, OH (7)
    99-Korey Weyant, Springfield, IL (3)
    41-Brad Wyatt, Kearney, MO (4)

  • Cougars, Bombers fall in regional

    The South Central and Brownstown/St. Elmo baseball squads saw their seasons come to an end in regional play last week.
    In their regional championship, the Cougars were edged by Odin/Patoka, 6-5, at Lions Park in Kinmundy.
    South Central scored twice in the first inning, but Odin took the lead with a four-run third inning.
    The Cougars scored three runs in the top half of the fourth inning to lead 5-4, then Odin/Patoka closed out the game’s scoring with two runs in the bottom half of the inning.

  • 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.

  • Well Top Freshman on KC Baseball...
  • Evans places sixth in pole vault...

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

  • IHSA Girls State Track Meett
  • Six local entries in boys state...

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