Today's Sports

  • Cougars top WSS, take second at...

    Hunter Brandt went 4-for-4 with four runs batted in to lead South Central to an 8-2 win against Windsor/Stew-Stras on Tuesday at Lions Park in Kinmundy.
    South Central led 1-0 after one inning and tagged on five runs in the fourth inning to seal the win.
    Brandt also got the win for the Cougars, striking out 12 and walking just one in a complete-game performance.

  • Vandals top Shells, lose to SCC...

    After trailing 4-3 after two innings, Vandalia scored four runs in the next three innings to defeat Roxana, 7-5, in a road game on Tuesday.
    Garett McNary was 2-for-3 with three RBI’s and two runs scored, and Nathan Casey and Caleb Slater each added two hits to the Vandals’ offensive attack.
    Garett Austin got the win, allowing five runs and six hits, striking out four and walking one in six innings of work.
    Matthew Wells struck out three in the final inning to record a save.

  • Steele first in pole vault at...

    Zane Steele again took first place in the pole vault and Dylan Garrett set a new school record in the 200-meter dash as the Vandalia track teams competed in the South Central Conference meet on Tuesday at Litchfield.

  • BSE tops CHBC, falls to WSS

    Bryton Pruett and Caleb Atwood each went 3-for-5 and Nate Philpot gave up just two hits over five innings as Brownstown/St. Elmo defeated Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, 10-4, on Tuesday.

  • Lady Cougars pick up three wins...

    South Central fought off a seventh-inning comeback in defeating Altamont, 11-7, on Monday in the National Trail Conference Tournament in Effingham.
    Both teams scored three runs in the first inning, then South Central scored two runs in the third, five more in the sixth and one in the seventh.
    With a 5-3 lead in the top of the sixth, the Lady Cougars sent 10 batters to the plate, scoring five runs on four singles, with a bases-loaded double by Kayli Swift scoring three of those runs.

  • JH Track

    April 26
    At Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City vs. Stew-Stras, Sigel and Effingham St. Anthony
    7th Grade Girls-Second Place
    • 1st place – Osborne-100m; Lidy, Bowles, Davis, Dagen-4x200 relay; Steinkamp, Kirby, Murray, Eckhardt- 4x400 relay; and Bowles-shot put.
    • 2nd place – Ferguson, Eckhardt, Mouser, Womack-4x100; Womack-pole vault; and Rees-discus.
    • 3rd place – Rush-100m; Eckhardt-400m; Kaiser-800m; Rees-shot put; Protz-discus; and Payne-pole vault.
    • 4th place – Osborne-200m.

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  • Matheny tosses one-hitter for...

    South Central scored in five of seven innings and Ryan Matheny tossed a one-hitter in the Cougars’ 10-4 win on Friday.
    South Central scored two runs in the first inning, single runs in the second and third innings, and added five runs in the fourth to secure the win.
    Ryan McCown was 2-for-3 and DJ Roberts was 2-for-4 with a double for South Central. Aaron Patten drove in three runs for the Cougars.
    Matheny struck out four and walked two in four innings.

  • Bombers top Aces on one-hitter...

    Nate Philpot tossed a one-hitter in Brownstown/St. Elmo’s 4-1 win over Mulberry Grove on Friday.
    The Aces jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first innings, but the Bombers recorded the win with single runs in the third, fourth, fifth and sixth innings.
    Philpot struck out 13 and walked five batters in giving up just one hit and one run. Bryton Pruett picked up a save for BSE.
    Offensively, Philpot was 2-for-4 with a double and run batted in.

  • We Apologize

    Though the game stats for the Vandalia Vandals game with South Central on April 11 had Kyle Guffey listed as the loser, the loser of record was Garrett Austin, who started the seventh inning in relief.
    Guffey was the starter in that game, allowing three runs on nine hits, striking out two and walking one.