Today's Sports

  • Lady Bombers fall to Altamont at...

    Altamont held a 17-8 lead after the first quarter and were never headed in a 55-44 win over Brownstown-St. Elmo last Thursday.

  • Cougars fall to Dieterich

    Four South Central players scored in double figures on Saturday, but the Cougars were handed a 75-68 loss by Dieterich.
    Ryan McCown scored 15 points to lead the Cougars, and Logan Lotz, Trent Geiler and Hunter Brandt each tallied 14.
    Campton Callaway scored 32 points to lead Dieterich.
    South Central – Lotz 6 2-2 14, Roberts 1 0-1 2, Fox 3 0-0 7, Geiler 5 1-4 14, Brandt 4 4-4 14, Blomberg 1 0-0 2, McCown 5 3-8 15, Matheny 0 0-0 0.

  • Wrestlers pick up four more...

    Vandalia’s wrestlers picked up easy wins over Robinson and Murphysboro, then came from behind to defeat Monticello in a home quadrangular on Saturday.

  • JH Volleyball

    The Vandalia Junior High School eighth-grade volleyball team opened its season on Tuesady with a 25-13, 25-13 win over Shelbyville.
    The seventh-graders lost their opener, 3-25, 11-25.
    The seventh-grade squad plays in the Edwardsville Tournament this Saturday, and the Lady Vandals host Altamont next Tuesday afternoon.

  • Seventh-graders now 17-2

    Vandalia’s seventh-grade boys pounded Greenville, 43-14, on Tuesday to improve to 6-0 in conference play at 17-2 overall.
    Devin Peebles led the Vandals with 16 points.
    Vandalia – Peebles 7 2-2 16, Hagy 2 2-2 8, Politte 2 0-0 6, Well 2 0-0 6, McNutt 2 0-0 4, White 1 0-0 2, Nestrick 0 1-2 1.
    Three-pointers – Hagy 2, Politte 2, Well 2.
    Last Thursday, the Vandals overwhelmed Litchfield 49-6, with Peebles scoring 16 and Aiden Politte adding 13.

  • Wrestlers pick up two more wins...
  • Lady Vandals edged by Staunton,...

    A free throw by Rebecca Caldieraro with 11 seconds left broke a tie and gave Staunton a 44-43 win over the Lady Vandals last Thursday in Vandalia.

  • Big fourth quarter lifts Vandals...

    Trailing by three going at the end of the third quarter, the Vandalia Vandals outscored Mulberry Grove 33-10 in the final quarter to pick up a win in the Morrisonville Tournament on Tuesday.

  • Wrestlers fifth at Princeton...

    With one first place, two seconds and one fourth-place finish, the Vandalia wrestlers accumulated 137 points to finish fifth at the Princeton Invitational last Friday and Saturday.
    Coal City won the invitational title with 186 points, Coal City was second with 158, Orion was third with 145.50 and Clinton was fourth with 143.
    Garett Stewart picked up the Vandals’ championship, at 182 pounds, defeating Stevie Silva of Manteno in the title matchup, 3-2. Stewart currently has a record of 21-2.

  • St. Anthony repeats as FNB...

    On its way to defending its state title, Effingham St. Anthony successfully defended its title at the First National Bank Vandalia Holiday Tournament.