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Congressman Shimkus says he'll "wait and see" on situation with Cuba


Congressman John Shimkus made a stop in Vandalia on Thursday, as he was making a sweep throughout his district. Congressman Shimkus talked about the latest developments with Cuba, as the United States and the island nation are moving to start normalizing relations after better than 50 years. Congressman Shimkus says he's still skeptical about the situation.

 

Shimkus says he's

Outgoing Governor Wants Special Session To Replace Comptroller


(Springfield, IL)  --  Governor Pat Quinn has filed paperwork calling for a special legislative session next month to determine the replacement for Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.  Quinn wants an election from members of the House and Senate on January 8th.  The announcement comes one day after both Quinn and Governor-elect Bruce Rauner attended a memorial service for

Numbers Continue to Improve in State Unemployment


(Springfield, IL)  --  Illinois' unemployment rate is down.  Greg Rivara with the state Department of Employment Security says the November jobless rate reflects a state economy that continues to move forward.

About 23-hundred jobs were added last month in Illinois.  The biggest gains were seen in the manufacturing, construction and leisure and hospitality
LOCAL SPORTS

Vandals fall to Litchfield


Litchfield 51, Vandals 44
Litchfield is 6-3
Vandals now 0-8  Next up the VHT on December 26th

Vandals trail by 1 after 3 quarters


Litchfield 33, Vandals 32 after 3rd quarter
-Litch 6 turnovers in 3rd quarter

Vandals trail at halftime


Litchfield 25, Vandals 14 at halftime
-Collin Nestleroad 8 points
-Vandals have 12 turnovers

Vandals trail after 1 quarter


Litchfield 14, Vandals 8
Vandals 7 turnovers

Lady Vandals fall in OT to Pana


The Lady Vandals lost a tough one on Thursday, falling in OT to Pana on the road.  The Lady Vandals had a basket at the end of regulation but it was waived off with what Lady Vandals Coach Michelle McNary said was a controverisal illegal screen foul against Makayla Tinker waived off the bucket.  It was also Tinker's 5th foul---taking her out of the game for OT.  Emma Meyer had

Cowden-Herrick moves to championship game of SEHT




The Cowden-Herrick Hornets will play for the title of the St. Elmo Holiday Tournament for the first time in 11 years after defeating Ramsey 43-35 in the first semifinal game Thursday night. The Hornets overcame an early 7 point deficit by way of a 25-14 run in the 2nd and 3rd quarters en route to the win. Konner Blackerby led Cowden-Herrick with 16 points and Colton Burrus added 11 points.

Area HS girls basketball scores


South Central 38, Webber Township 31
-Keely smith 14 points for SC
-SC is 4-6 overall and 1-2 in the NTC

Staunton 35, Nokomis 33
-Ashley Schneider 16 points for Nokomis
 

Vandalia 7th and 8th grade boys bball get wins


7th Grade

Vandalia 43
Pana  26

Thomas Ritchey 14 pts
Garrett Austin 13 pts

Record (11-4)

8th Grade

Vandalia 63
Pana 36

Trevor Smalls 16 pts
Devon Little 14 pts
Blake Barth 12 pts

Record (9-3)

Altamont, Okaw Valley win on Night Two of SEHT




The seeding order for the St. Elmo Holiday Tournament held true Wednesday night as the higher seeds prevailed in both games. In the first game of the night, second-seeded Altamont downed South Central 66-48. Altamont used a fast start to post a 20-9 lead at the end of the first quarter and maintained a ten point lead at halftime and at the end of the third quarter before heading to the 18

8 seed Ramsey pulls off upset on first night of SEHT




The first night of the St. Elmo Holiday Tournament started off with a bang as the eighth-seeded Ramsey Rams pulled off a 56-53 upset over host and top seed St. Elmo-Brownstown. Ramsey got out to a quick 20-8 lead after the first quarter and held a 10 point lead at the half. The Eagles began to chip away at the Rams lead, cutting their deficit to just 45-41 after three quarters and eventually

Vandals fall to Hillsboro in overtime


The Vandals are still searching for their first win of the season, but came come close on Tuesday night at home as they lost to Hillsboro in overtime, 67 to 62. The Vandals hung around with Hillsboro the entire game, before being able to tie the game with 10 seconds left in the 4th quarter. But, they couldn't sustain that in OT, as they were never able to gain the lead. Collin Nestleroad had

Vandalia 7th and 8th grade boys both get wins


7th grade

Vandalia 43
St Pats 5

Thomas Ritchey 19 pts
Garrett Austin 8 pts

Record (10-4) next Thurs vs Pana

8th grade

Vandalia 50
St Pats 48  OT

Trevor Smalls 18 pts
Devon Little 16 pts

Record (8-3)
 

Vandals fall in OT to HIllsboro


Hillsboro 67, Vandals 62 in OT
-Dylan Miller 28 points, 14 rebounds
-Collin Nestleroad 23 points

Vandals are 0-7, HIllsboro is 4-3

St. Elmo Holiday Tournament begins tonight


The 55th annual St. Elmo Holiday Tournament gets underway tonight. The first game tonight will be at 6:15 pm as number one seed St. Elmo-Brownstown will take on 8th seeded Ramsey. That will be followed by the 7:45 pm game tonight, as #4 seed Cowden-Herrick will take on 5-seed Beecher City. We will have both games for you tonight, and every game this week from the St. Elmo Holiday Tournament, on

Vandals take on Hillsboro tonight


The Vandals have their only home game before Christmas tonight—and they will take a very tough task in the Hillsboro Hiltoppers. Hillsboro is 3-3 on the season, having played in the tough Washington, Illinois Tournament of Champions at Thanksgiving and they are led by 6'9” senior Dylan Miller. Miller, who will play college basketball at Division One North Dakota State next year,

Vandals fall at Carlyle


The Vandals held a one point lead at halftime, but struggled offensively in the second half on their way to a 66 to 48 loss at Carlyle to the Indians on Saturday night.  The Vandals played well defensively and hit some shots in the first half to hold the one point margin.  But, Carlyle used a full court press to rattle the Vandals into several issues in the 2nd half and the Vandals

Vandals sweep at home quad


The Vandals wrestlers swept their way thru the day, as they went 3-0 in dual team action in their home quad on Saturday.  The Vandals defeated Herrin, 49-30, LeRoy, 57 to 14 and Oakwood, 51 to 25.  In the Oakwood match the Vandals got a win by fall by Jarrett Paslay at 120 in just 52 seconds, Ryne Lipsey got a win by fall in just 40 seconds at 130, Luke Tessman at 138, Kolton Kaiser at

Vandals wrestlers start off day 2-0


The Vandals wrestlers rolled to two dual team matches to start off Saturday, with one more to go.  The Vandals got a win over Herrin, 49 to 30, in their first dual team match of the day.  In their second matchup of the day, the Vandals got a 57 to 14 win over LeRoy.  Chaston Womack, Adam Palmer, Kolton Kaiser, Jake Stewart, Bobby Bradley and Kendrick Woolsey all were winner by

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of December 13th are Chaston Womack, Ryne Lipsey, Dalton Blankenship, and Jake Stewart.  All four were individual champions at the CM Tournament this past Saturday, helping to lead to the Vandals to the team title in the tournament.  And, Dalton Blankenship was also named the Most Oustanding Wrestler of the tournament. 

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Wrestling today, basketball tonight on WKRV


It will be a busy day of sports action today on WKRV.  At about 11 am this morning, the Vandals wrestlers will be taking on LeRoy at home as part of a Saturday quad at Vandalia High School.  We will have the broadcast at 11 am this morning on 107.1 FM WKRV, available streaming at www.vandaliaradio.com and also available on the iGO radio app. 

Vandals basketball will be back on

Vandals fall at Gillespie


An ugly 2nd quarter doomed the Vandals on Friday night, as they lost at Gillespie, 70 to 62.  The Vandals had an 11 point lead early in the 2nd quarter, but watched Gillespie go on a 23 to 2 run before halftime and take a 10 point lead into the locker room at halftime.  The Vandals could never catch back up in the second quarter, getting as close as 4 on two different occasions.

Boys HS basketball scores from 12-12-14


Gillespie 70, Vandals 62
-Collin Nestleroad 29 points
-Vandals are 0-5, play at Carlyle tonight

Effingham St. Anthony 52, St. Elmo-Brownstown 47
-Malachi Maxey 17 points

Altamont 67, South Centerl 61
-Evan Langley and Dre Hill 13 points each for SC

Ramsey 51, Cowden-Herrick 49

CORL 59, Patoka 40

Dieterich 54, Beecher City 41

Greenville 64, Staunton 40

Piasa SW 59,

After 13 day break, the Vandals are back in action tonight


After a 13 day break, the Vandals are back in action tonight. The Vandals will be on the road tonight as they will travel to Gillespie to take on the Miners. The Vandals haven't played since falling to Canton and Peoria Manual on November 29th and are 0-4 on the season. Game time tonight is set for about 7:40 pm. We'll have the game for you, starting with the pre-game show about 10

Lady Vandals fall at home, BSE defeats South Central


The Lady Vandals lost at home in South Central Conference action Thursday night, as they lost to Hillboro, 54 to 45. Makayla Tinker had 15 points for the Lady Vandals, Madelyn Hosick added 11 and Emma Meyer had 11 points, as the Lady Vandals fall to 5-4 on the season. They will play at Pana next Thursday.

 

Other girls games

 

Brownstown-St. Elmo 41, South Central 28

-SC

Lady Vandals host Hillsboro--game on WKRV


It is back into South Central Conference action tonight for the Lady Vandals as they will host Hillsboro. The Lady Vandals are 5-3 on the season, coming off their win on Tuesday night in overtime over Christ Our Rock. Game time tonight set for about 7:40 pm. We'll have the game for you starting with the pre-game show about 10 minutes before the game on 107.1 FM WKRV, available streaming at

Vandals wrestlers split in dual team action at Shelbyville


The Vandals split their two dual team matches on the road Wednesday night. In a rematch of last year's dual team sectional, the Vandals lost to Shelbyville, 39 to 24. In the match the Vandals got wins from Trevor Philpot by fall at 106, Chaston Womack at 113 by forfeit, Jarrett Paslay was a 3-0 winner at 120, Ryne Lipsey was a winner by fall at 126 and Bobby Bradley was a 6 to 1 winner at

Vandals wrestlers in action tonight


Coming off their win at the CM Tournament on Saturday, the Vandals wrestlers return to action tonight.  The Vandals will be at Shelbyville tonight, as they will have tough dual team matches with both Shelbyville and Taylorville.  The action will get underway at Shelbyville at 6 pm this evening.  The Vandals are 0-1 in dual team action on the season.

Lady Vandals get OT win


The Lady Vandals got an overtime win in basketball action on Tuesday night.  The Lady Vandals defeated Christ Our Rock Luthern, 56 to 53 in overtime.  The Lady Vandals improve to 5-3 on the season.  They will be at home on Thursday night as they will host Hillsboro in South Central Conference action.

HS boys basketball scores from 12-9-14


Cowden-Herrick 68, St. Elmo-Brownstown 56
-C-H led 18 to 4 after 1st quarter
-Malachi Maxey 15 points for SEB
-SEB is 2-2 overall, 2-1 in the NTC

Patoka 57, Mulberry Grove 56

Christ Our Rock 60, Ramsey 35

Altamont 69, Windsor 38

Hillsboro 59, Raymond-Lincolnwood 49

Effingham St. Anthony 44, Beecher City 19

Shelbyville 56, Pana 55 OT

T-Town 51, Salem 31

Odin 61, Weber

Vandalia 7th and 8th grade boys bball get wins over Greenville


7th Grade

Vandalia  43
Greenville  39

Garrett Austin 17 pts
Thomas Ritchey 11 pts

Record (8-3) Next 7th grade tourney

8th Grade

Vandalia 48
Greenville 45. OT

Record (7-3)

Devon Little. 14 pts
Trevor Smalls 12 pts

 

Jered Cain with 36 points in Patoka's win over South Central


Jered Cain had 36 points as Patoka went on the road and picked up a 63 to 48 win over South Central in a rare Monday night boys basketball game.  Patoka jumped out to a 7 point lead in the first quarter and led throughout the game.  For South Central, Evan Langley had 16 points to lead South Central.  Patoka improves to 5-3 while South Central falls to 2-2 on the season.

Girls HS basketball from 12-8-14


Neoga 68, South Central 45
-South Central is 3-3 on the season.  Will play at Sandoval on Wednesday and host BSE on Thursday

Nokomis 29, Metro East Lutheran 20
-Ashley Schneider 13 points

South Central vs. Patoka tonight on WKRV


We will have basketball action tonight on WKRV. South Central will host Patoka in area boys basketball action tonight on WKRV. Game time tonight is set for about 7:45 pm. We'll have the game for you on 107.1 FM WKRV, available streaming at www.vandaliaradio.com and also available on the iGO radio app.

Lady Vandals fall at Piasa SW


Despite trailing by just 4 points at halftime at state ranked Piasa Southwestern, a rough stretch in the 2nd half allowed Southwestern to expand their lead, as they beat the Lady Vandals, 50 to 32.  The Lady Vandals are now 4-3 on the season.  They will play at Christ Our Rock Lutheran on Monday.

Vandals wrestlers win CM Tournament--four wrestlers win individual title


The Vandals wrestlers took the CM Championship today in Bethalto.  Along with taking the team title, four Vandals---Chaston Womack, Ryne Lipsey, Dalton Blankenship and Jake Stewart---took individual titles.  And, Dalton Blankenship took the award of Outstanding Wrestler of the tournament.

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of December 6th is Emma Meyer of Vandalia High School.  Emma was named to the Litchfield Thanksgiving Tournament All Tourney team.  She followed that up with 26 points in the Lady Vandals win on Thursday versus Gillespie.

Your Athlete of the Week is brought to you each week by Pro Wire.

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Vandals wrestlers at CM Tourney,Lady Vandals on road for Saturday afternoon game


The Vandals wrestlers are back in action today at the CM Tournament.  The Vandals started the season on Tuesday, falling at home to Belleville West in Dual Team Action.

The Lady Vandals will be on the road Saturday afternoon, as they will take on Piasa Southwestern.  The Lady Vandals will head into the game at 4-2 on the season.  The JV game gets started at 1 pm, with the

High School boys basketball scores from 12-5-14


South Central 84, Odin 74 OT
-Evan Langley 32 points
-SC is 2-1

St. Elmo-Brownstown 53, Neoga 40
-Feezel and Hardimon 13 points each

Dieterich, Stew-Stras 39

Alton Marquette 44, Nokomis 38

Litchfield 53, Staunton 49

Patoka 80, Clay City 39

T-Town 49, Breese Central 44

Effingham 50, Charleston 37

Mulberry Grove 53, Christ Our Rock Lutheran 52
-MG wins on last second

Lady Vandals Move To 4-2 on Season With Win Over Gillespie




The Lady Vandals are now 4-2 including 2-0 at home after defeating Gillespie 52-40 Thursday night. Vandalia got off to a hot start taking a 23-8 lead at the end of the first quarter and would hold that lead, fighting off a late Gillespie run, to pick up the win. And it was a total effort from Coach Michelle McNary’s team as every Lady Vandal saw action in the game.


Emma Meyer led

Girls High School basketball scores


South Central 50, Webber Township 29

-Abby Hahn 22 points for SC

--South Central is 3-2 on the season

 

Dieterich 49, Brownstown-St. Elmo 43

-Morgan Brown 14 points, Elissa Baron 10 points for BSE

 

Nokomis 47, Mt. Olive 26

-Ashley Schneider 22 points for NOK

Vandalia 7th and 8th grade boys bball both fall


7th Grade

Vandalia  26
TTown    35

Record (7-3)

8th Grade

Vandalia  37
TTown  40

Record (6-3)
 

Vandals wrestlers fall in season opener


The Vandals wrestlers fell in their season opener last night, falling to Belleville West, 54 to 18.  The Vandals got a win from Ryne Lipsey at 126, as he was a 12 to 4 winner, Logan Sullen was a winner by injury default at 138, Dalton Blankenship was a 6 to 5 winner at 160 and Jake Stewart was a winner by Tech Fall at 195.  The Vandals will be back in action this weekend as they will

SEB gets big win over South Central




St. Elmo-Brownstown used a strong defense to pick up a 67-40 win over South Central in a National Trail Conference matchup Tuesday night. The Eagles got out to a 30-19 lead by halftime, behind double digit scoring in the first half from Malachi Maxey and Kyle Hardimon. The SEB lead would extend to 23 points at the end of the 3rd before closing out the 27-point win. And talking about his

HS boys and girls basketball scores from 12-2


Boys

Altamont 62, Cumberland 54
Morrisonville 67, Mulberry Grove 59
Cowden-Herrick 53, Neoga 51 OT
Beecher City 50, Ramsey 44
Dieterich 44, Cisne 25
Litchfield 55 Mt. Olive 31
Patoka 72, Odin 58
Pana 67, Central A&M 62
Piasa SW 63, Carrollton 53
Shelbyville 57, Windsor 38

Girls
Sandoval 66, South Central 34
---SC is 2-2, Abby Hahn with 19 points
T-Town 50, CHBC 20

Vandalia 7th and 8th grade boys bball both win


7th Grade

Vandalia  32
Pana  24

Thomas Ritchey 15pts

Record (7-2) Next Thurs @ T-Town

8th Grade

Vandalia  48
Pana  46  OT

Blake Morrison 13 pts
Devon Little 10 pts

Record. (6-2)
 

South Central at SEB tonight-game on WKRV


South Central (1-0) will travel to St. Elmo tonight tonight to take on St. Elmo-Brownstown (0-1).  Game time tonight is set for about 7:45 pm.  We'll have the game for you on 107.1 FM WKRV, available streaming at www.vandaliaradio.com and also on the iGO radio app.

Vandals wrestling season gets underway tonight


The Vandals wrestling season officially gets underway this evening. The Vandals wrestlers will open their season tonight at home versus Belleville West in dual team action. The match is set to get underway this evening at 6 pm. The Vandals then head this weekend to the CM Tournament.

Girls HS basketball scores


Brownstown-St. Elmo 42, South Central 30

-Abby Hahn 15 points for SC

-SC is 2-1 on the season

 

Nokomis 50, Greenville 28

-Ashley Schneider 20 points for Nokomis

Schedule note for South Central at BSE girls game tonight


Tonight's South Central at Brownstown-St. Elmo girls game will be varsity only and will get started at 6:15 pm.

Results from CHBC girls tournament


CHBC Girls tournament

 

Neoga 63, CHBC 28

 

BSE 39, North Clay 37

-Morgan Brown 9 points

Emily Bone 7 points

 

Dieterich 51, Ramsey 42

-Kayla Zimmerman 23 points for RAM

 

CHBC 38, BSE 33

-Kyrstyn Fitch 10 points

 

North Clay 45, Ramsey 44

-Kayla Zimmerman 20 points

 

Neoga 60, Dieterich 40

 

Neoga 1st

Vandals fall twice at Canton Tourney


The Vandals fell twice in action Saturday at the Canton Thanksgiving Tournament.  In the first game, the Vandals lost in a close battle to Canton, 60 to 51.  Nathan Casey had 20 points and Drake Dokey added 10 for the Vandals.  In the second game, the Vandals lost to Peoria Manual, 80 to 27.  The Vandals are now 0-4 on the season.  They will be off now until Friday,

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of November 29th is Makayla Tinker of Vandalia.  In the Lady Vandals 38 to 36 win over Carlinville on Monday night, Makayla had 12 points and 6 rebounds and also had a crucial steal that helped seal the win. 

Our Athlete of the Week is brought to you by Pro Wire.

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Friday results from Mulberry Grove Thanksgiving Tournament, schedule for Saturda


Friday's games

Cowden-Herrick 59, Mulberry Grove 49 (make up from Wed night)

Cowden-Herrick 78, Sandoval 65

Odin 84, Patoka 73

Mulberry Grove 58, Ramsey 45

Saturday's schedule
4 pm Sandoval vs. Ramsey
5:30 pm Patoka vs. Cowden-Herrick
7 pm Mulberry Grove vs. Odin

Lady Vandals fall at Litchfield Tourney


The Lady Vandals are now 1-2 at the Litchfield Thanksgiving tournament, as they lost to Litchfield on Friday evening, 59 to 32.  The Lady Vandals are 2-2 overall on the season.  They will play Mt. Olive this evening at 6 pm to wrap up their games at the tournament.  In other games at the tournament last night, Carlinville defeated Nokomis, 52 to 49.

Vandals fall to Delavan in first game at Canton Tourney


The Vandals fall to 0-2 on the season as they lost to Delavan on Friday evening, 60 to 46, in their first game at the Canton Thanksgiving Tournament.  Richie Well had 13 points and Nathan Casey added 12 points for the Vandals.  The Vandals now get set for a doubleheader on Saturday, as they will face Canton at 12:30 pm and Peoria Manual at 6 pm to wrap up their action at the Canton

Vandals update after 3rd quarter


Vandals 39, Delavan 35 after 3rd quarter

Vandals update at halftime


Vandals 25, Delavan 23 Halftime

Vandals score update after 1st quarter


Vandals 16, Delavan 16 after 1st quarter

Vandals at Canton Thanksgiving tournament


The Vandals will have a busy two days, as they will begin play this evening at the Canton Thanksgiving Tournament.  The Vandals will take on Delavan this evening at 6 pm in their first game of the tourney, with two games on Saturday.  We will have the game for you tonight, starting with the pre-game show about 10 minutes before the game on 107.1 FM WKRV, available streaming at

Mulberry Grove Thanksgiving Tournament and Friday night schedule


Games on Wednesday

Odin 74, Ramsey 59

Sandoval 65, Patoka 59

Mulberry Grove vs Cowden-Herrick game on Wed night was postponed due to weather.  They will play this game at 1:30 pm this afternoon.

Remaining Friday schedule

5:15 pm Cowden-Herrick vs. Sandoval
6:45 pm Odin vs. Patoka
8:15 pm Ramsey vs. Mulberry Grove
 

Lady Vandals back in action at Litchfield Thanksgiving Tournament


After a few days off, the Lady Vandals will finish up their run at the Litchfield Thanksgiving Tournament this weekend.  The Lady Vandals will take on host Litchfield this evening at 6 pm.  And, then they will play Mt. Olive at 6 pm on Saturday evening.  The Lady Vandals are 2-1 so far on the season and 1-1 in the tournament.

South Central defeats Vandals in opener for both teams


Now fully healthy and very deep, the South Central Cougars are poised to surprise many teams this season---as they start their season with a 67 to 61 win over the Vandals Tuesday night. South Central built up a 15 point halftime lead on their way to the win. Evan Langley led South Central with 15 points and Brett Harmeier added 12 points in the win. For the Vandals, they were able to cut their

Night two of the Mulberry Grove Thanksgiving Tournament


Night two of Mulberry Grove Thanksgiving Tournament

Cowden-Herrick 63, Ramsey 32
Sandoval 95, Odin 90 in 2OT
Patoka 79, Mulberry Grove 58

Tonight's games
5:15 pm Ramsey vs Odin
6:45 pm Sandoval vs Patoka
8:15 pm Mulberry Grove vs Cowden-Herrick
 

Area boys basketball roundup


North Clay 37, St. Elmo-Brownstown 34
-Malachi Maxey with 12 points for SEB
-Landon Feezel 7 points, 8 rebounds for SEB
-SEB is 0-1---they will play at South Central on Tuesday

At Cumberland Thanksgiving Tournament
Dieterich 58, Charleston 44
 

Area girls basketball roundup


At CHBC Thanksgiving Tournament
Dieterich 71, Brownstown-St. Elmo 54
-Morgan Brown with 23 points for BSE

At Litchfield Thanksgiving Tournament
Litchfield 48, Nokomis 33
-Ashley Schneider 17 points

Vandalia 7th grade boys win, 8th grade falls


7th Grade

Vandalia  39
Effingham St Anthony 28

Garrett Austin 13 pts
Thomas Ritchey 11 pts

Record (6-2) Next Tues vs Pana

8th Grade

Vandalia  22
St Anthony  46

Record (5-2)
 

South Central defeats Vandals in opener for both teams


South Central 67, Vandals 61
-Collin Nestleroad 18 points for Van
-Evan Langley 15 points for SC

South Central leads Vandals at halftime


South Central 40, Vandals 25 Halftime
-Harmeier 12 points for SC
-Drake Dokey 11 points for the Vandals

Lady Vandals Hold Off Carlinville for 38-36 Win




The Lady Vandals moved to 2-1 on the season after holding off Carlinville late for a 38-36 win Monday at the Litchfield Tournament. The Lady Vandals took an early lead that they would hold until midway through the 2nd quarter. After trailing 20-16 at the half, Vandalia forced 5 Carlinville turnovers in the first two and a half minutes of the second half and took a 23-20 lead. With under a

Vandals, South Central open boys basketball season tonight


It is the start of the high school boys basketball season tonight, as the Vandals will travel to South Central for tonight's opener for both teams. Game time tonight is set for about 7:45 pm. We'll have the game for you, starting with the pre-game show about 15 minutes before the game, on 107.1 FM WKRV, available streaming at www.vandaliaradio.com and on the iGO radio app.

Night one of the Mulberry Grove Thanksgiving Tournament


Odin 84, Cowden-Herrick 64

Ramsey 56, Patoka 54

Mulberry Grove 64, Sandoval 57

Tonight's games

5:15 pm-Ramsey vs. Cowden-Herrick
6:45 pm-Sandoval vs. Odin
8:15 pm-Patoka vs. Mulberry Grove
 

Lady Vandals back in action this evening


After falling to Nokomis on Saturday night, the Lady Vandals continue play tonight in the Litchfield Thanksgiving Tournament. The Lady Vandals will take on Carlinville in this evening's game, which gets underway at 6 pm. The Lady Vandals are 1-1 on the season. We'll have the broadcast of tonight's game on 107.1 FM WKRV and also available at www.vandaliaradio.com and on the iGO radio

Mulberry Grove Thanksgiving tournament gets underway tonight


The high school boys basketball season officially gets underway tonight, as the Mulberry Grove Thanksgiving Tournament gets underway with 3 games tonight. Odin will take on Cowden-Herrick at 5:15 pm, Ramsey will play Patoka at 6:45 pm and Mulberry Grove will take on Sandoval in the nightcap at 8:15 pm. Action will continue on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights at the MG tourney.

Vandalia 7th and 8th grade boys basketball both defeat SEB


7th Grade

Vandalia    46
St Elmo/Btown  13

Thomas Ritchey 18 pts

Record 5-2 next Tues vs St. Anthony

8th Grade

Vandalia  57
St Elmo/Btown 47

Blake Morrison 17 pts
Jake Tedrick 12 pts

Record 5-1
 

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of November 22nd is Abby Hahn from South Central High School.  In South Central's first two games of the year, Abby had 30 points in game one and then 18 points in game two to be the leading scorer in the both games as the South Central girls got off to a 2-0 start to the season. 

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Lady Vandals begin play in Litchfield Thanksgiving Tournament


The Lady Vandals will begin play in the Litchfield Thanksgiving Tournament on Saturday night.  The Lady Vandals will start tournament play at 7:30 pm Saturday night as they will take on Nokomis.  The Lady Vandals will be right back in action on Monday evening, when they will take on Carlinville at 6 pm.  The Lady Vandals are 1-0 so far this season.  We will have the broadcast

South Central girls basketball wins, now 2-0


South Central girls basketball is now 2-0 on the season after defeating North Clay Thursday night, 49 to 43.  Abby Hahn has 18 points and Sidney Wilkins added 16 points for South Central.  South Central girls now have some time off before their next game on December 1st at Brownstown-St. Elmo

Vandalia 7th and 8th grade boys basketball both win


7th Grade
Vandalia  51
Altamont  22

Thomas Ritchey 12 pts
Garrett Austin  16 pts

Record (4-2) Next vs St. Elmo

8th grade
Vandalia  50
Altamont  38

Trevor Smalls  24 pts
Blake Barth  10 pts

Record (4-1)

Lady Vandals win season opener over Altamont




The Lady Vandals got their season off to a strong start, beating Altamont 43-20 in their season and home opener Thursday night. The Vandals defense was the start of the game as they held Altamont to quarters of just six, five, two and seven points and forced 13 of the Indians 28 turnovers on steals. Vandals Coach Michelle McNary saying it was those turnovers that kickstarted things for

Other girls HS basketball scores


Mt. Olive 62, Brownstown-St. Elmo 46
-Morgan Brown 13 points for BSE

Litchfield 53, Nokomis 28
-Ashley Schneider 9 points

Effingham St. Anthony 42, Dieterich 28

Schedule for 55th annual St. Elmo Holiday Tournament--all games on WKRV


55th Annual St. Elmo Holiday Tournament - 2014

*Games that follow another game will start 15 minutes after its completion.

 

Tuesday, December 16

Game 1 6:15pm #1 ST. ELMO/BROWNSTOWN vs. #8 RAMSEY

Game 2 *7:45pm #4 COWDEN-HERRICK vs. #5 BEECHER CITY

 

Wednesday, December 17

Game 3 6:15pm #2 ALTAMONT vs. #7 SOUTH CENTRAL

Game 4 *7:45pm #3 OKAW VALLEY vs. #6

Lady Vandals basketball open season tonight




The Lady Vandals will open up their 2014-2015 season tonight as they take on the Altamont Lady Indians at home. The Lady Vandals return three starters from last year while Altamont is looking at just one returning starter. Junior varsity will get underway tonight at 6p.m. with Varsity to follow. And, we will have the live broadcast of the Varsity contest with the pre-game show about 10

South Central girls open season with win over CHBC


South Central girls basketball opened their season with a win Monday night, defeating CHBC, 44 to 35.  Abby Hahn had 30 points in the win for South Central, who is 1-0 on the season.  South Central girls will play at North Clay on Thursday night.

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of November 15th are the Vandalia athletes that were All South Central Conference in three fall sports----in Volleyball-Jessica Sullens (1st team), Kadi Metzger (2nd team), Johanna Walton (3rd team)----In football-Gage Miles (2nd team O-line), Bobby Bradley (2nd team RB), Marcus Zimmerman (3rd team WR), Kendrick Woolsey (1st team D-line), Collin

Vandalia 7th and 8th grade boys basketball both gets wins


7th Grade

Vandalia  50
Ramsey    2

Thomas Ritchey 10 pts
Gavin Davis 8 pts
Nic Lutz. 8 pts

Record  (3-2) Next Tues vs Altamont

8th Grade

Vandalia 56
Ramsey  35

Record (3-1)
 

Red-White Night Saturday night


It is the official kick off of the Vandalia basketball season tomorrow evening, as they are set for Red-White night. Activities get started at 5:30 pm when the Freshman and Sophomore boys will play scrimmage, followed by a performance by the cheerleaders. At 6 pm, the Jr Pro boys will play, followed by the girls varsity and JV scrimmage then the boys varsity and JV will scrimmage. The alumni

3 Vandals make SCC All Conference Team


1st team    Austin Durbin


2nd team    Craig Spearman

 

3rd team    Blake Torbeck (Goal keeper)

SCC All Conference Volleyball Team


1st Team:

 

Talesha Scott Carlinville Senior

Carley Kulenkamp Carlinville Senior

Megan Stayton Carlinville Senior

Kathleen Kelly Carlinville Senior

Lexie Siegert Pana Junior

Jessica Sullens Vandalia Senior

 

2nd Team:

 

Bailey McGuire Roxana Senior

Ashlyn Ringhausen Southwestern Senior

Molly Langham Greenville Senior

Karissa Pesavento

SCC All Conference football team


2014 South Central All Conference Football Team


 

Offense





Offensive Line


 


 




1st Team


Billy Mathis


Roxana




 


Scott Woker


Greenville




 


CJ

Vandalia 7th and 8th grade boys basketball get wins


7th Grade

Vandalia  42
Hillsboro  15

Johnny Lotz 9pts
Matthew  Wells 9 pts

Record  (2-2) Next Friday @ Ramsey

8th Grade

Hillsboro 60
Vandalia  41

Devon Little 10 pts

Record (2-1)
 

 

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of November 8th is Collin Nestleroad of Vandalia.  In the final football game of his High School playing career, Collin had perhaps the greatest playoff performance by a QB in school history.  Collin was 21 for 39 for 341 yards and 3 TDs in the air and also rushed for 111 yards and 1 TD. 

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Vandalia 7th grade boys basketball gets first win


Vandalia      43
Shelbyville    17

Thomas Ritchey  20 pts
Matthew Wells    11 pts

Record (1-2) Next Tues vs Hillsboro
 

Vandalia 7th grade boys basketball falls in OT


Central  A &M  78
Vandalia        72      (Double OT )

Garrett Austin 26 pts
Thomas  Ritchey. 23 pts
Matthew Wells    18 pts

Record  (0-2) Next Friday vs Pana

Vandalia Junior High looking to give back to Greenville family struck by tragic


The Vandalia Junior High School is doing what they can to give back to the family of the four people who lost their lives in the train-car accident last Thursday night in Vandalia. The family is from Greenville and Vandalia Junior High girls will be hosting Greenville girls in Junior high basketball this Thursday evening, with the game starting at 6 pm. Vandalia Junior High School Principal Brian

Vandalia 7th grade boys basketball fall in their season opener


Chatham Glenwood.  36
Vandalia.            30


Garrett Austin 8 pts
Thomas Ritchey 7 pts
Cameron Stanley 6 pts

Record (0-1) next vs Central A&M today

Vandals stats in loss to Nashville




Vandals 0 7 8 24 - 39


Nashville 12 14 8 14 -48


N – Dalman 1 Run


N - Dalman 1 Run


N – Dalman 19 Run


N - Novak 34 run ( Novak Run)


V - Collin Nestleroad to Bobby Bradley 16 pass ( Gage Miles Kick)


N – Schultze 6 run (Schultze run)


V - Nestleroad to Marcus Durbin 9 Pass ( Nestleroad to Durbin)


V - Nestleroad 1 Run (

Vandals Fall in First Round of Playoffs to Nashville 48-39


After trailing for the majority of the game, the Vandals scored with 4:04 left in the fourth quarter on a Bobby Bradley rushing touchdown to lead Nashville 39-34. However, Nashville would score with just under two minutes remaining for a 40-39 lead. The Hornets would tack on another touchdown to put away the win, 48-39.  Vandals senior quarterback Colin Nestleroad would throw three touchdown

Vandalia Playoff Game Updates


Nashville scores TD with 1:54 left to regain the lead over Vandals, 40-39.

Vandals Playoff Start of Game Delayed


The start of the Vandals playoff game at Nashville has been delayed. IHSA rules state that an ambulance must be present at all football games and the ambulance scheduled to be at the game got called out. Therefore the game will not get underway until an ambulance is present at the field. The full broadcast will still be available on 107.1 FM WKRV when it does get underway. Also, the game will

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of November 1st is the Lady Vandals volleyball team.  The Lady Vandals won 19 matches on the season and finished a solid 2nd in the South Central Conference before falling in regional play. 
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Vandals in playoff action today


The Vandals will make their 11th playoff appearance all time this afternoon, as they will travel to Nashville to take on the Hornets.  Nashville is 7-2 on the season while the Vandals are 5-4.  Game time this afternoon is set for 1 pm.  We'll have the game for you, starting with the pregame show about 30 minutes before the game on 107.1 FM WKRV, streaming at

Vandals get ready for Saturday playoff game


The Vandals get ready for Saturday playoff action. The Vandals will make their 11th appearance all time in the high school playoffs Saturday afternoon at 1 pm, as they travel to Nashville to take on the Hornets. The Vandals are 5-4 on the season while Nashville is 7-2. For the Vandals it is their 11th trip all time and their 6th in the past 9 seasons. We will have the game for you on 107.1 FM,

Patoka beats MG for regional volleyball title, South Central falls in regional c




One area team kept their volleyball season alive for at least one more game after Patoka defeated Mulberry Grove 25-18, 25-17 in the Championship game of the Mulberry Grove 1A Regional. The Warriors took an early 7-5 lead in the first set and would never let the Aces within more than two points for most of the remainder of the set. Mulberry Grove would then come out strong in the second set

Lady Vandals volleyball season ends--South Central, Mulberry Grove and Patoka wi




The Lady Vandals saw their season come to a close with an 18-25, 18-25 loss to Carlinville at the Litchfield 2A Regional Tuesday night. The Lady Vandals feel behind early in each set and could never get within more than a few points of the Cavaliers. Vandalia Coach Allison Hall says despite the loss, she is very proud of her girls and how they competed.


Ally Sasse had 5 kills and

Vandals playoff shirts for sale in HS office


Vandalia Schools have Playoff tshirts and sweatshirts for sale in the VCHS office – starting at 10:00 AM this morning……limited number but you may place an order to be delivered this week

 

Tshirts are $15

Sweatshirts are $25

Lady Vandals wins, SEB falls in Litchfield volleyball regional--other regional s




It will be a semifinal made up of two South Central Conference foes at the Litchfield Regional after Vandalia beat Litchfield 25-19, 25-17 in the quarterfinals of the Litchfield 2A Regional Monday night. The win marked the third time the Lady Vandals defeated the Purple Panthers this season and Lady Vandals Coach Allison Hall noting several players stepped up to make the win happen.

Vandals at Nashville on Saturday at 1 pm


Vandals football will be at Nashville for a Saturday afternoon playoff game. The Vandals will travel to Nashville for a 1 pm game on Saturday afternoon. The Vandals were 5-4 in the regular season, while Nashville was 7-2 on the year. We will have Saturday's playoff game for you on 107.1 FM WKRV.

Volleyball post-season underway tonight


The Lady Vandals volleyball team begins their post-season run tonight. The Lady Vandals are at the Litchfield regional and are the number 3 seed and they will play #6 seed Litchfield tonight at 6:30 pm. The Lady Vandals are 18-10 on the season heading into the start of the regionals tonight.

 

In other area teams volleyball action:




SEB will play Monday at 5:30 against Pana at

Vandals football will play at 1 pm Saturday


The first round playoff game for the Vandals will be at 1 pm on Saturday.  The Vandals (5-4) will travel to Nashville (7-2) for the 1 pm game on Saturday afternoon, November 1st at 1 pm.

Vandals will play Nashville in first round of playoffs


The Vandals will play Nashville in the first round of the football playoffs.  Nashville is 7-2 on the season.

Few Vandals football playoff facts


A few Vandals playoff facts---

This will be the Vandals 11th all time appearance in the football playoffs.  7 of those appearances are under current heac coach John Stout.  This is the 6th time in the past 9 seasons the Vandals have qualified for the playoffs. 

This is the second time the Vandals have gotten into the playoffs with 5 wins--as one of the at large teams.

Vandals football makes the playoffs


The IHSA has announced the football playoff teams for this year---and that includes the Vandals.  The Vandals were a playoff qualifier with 5 wins and 40 playoff points--that playoff point total being just one above the line to make it or not.  In fact, 22 schools with 5 wins did not make the playoffs.  The Vandals will find out later tonight who they will play in the first round

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


We have multiple Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of October 25th

One athlete of the week is Hannah Blythe of Vandalia High School.  Hannah, thru Sectional play, had an undefeated season in singles tennis play--rolling to a South Central Conference championship and a Sectional Championship on her way to her state tournament appearance.

Our other athletes of the week are the

South Central Conference week 9 scores and final standings


Greenville 42, Vandalia 13

Carlinville 64, Litchfield 20

Hillsboro 29, Pana 15

Roxana 45, Piasa Southwestern 32

Staunton 41, Gillespie 24,

Final Standings

Greenville 9-0-Conf Champs playoffs
Carlinville 8-1-playoffs
Roxana 7-2-playoffs
Vandals 5-4-playoff eligible
Hillsboro 5-4-playoff eligible
Pana 4-5
Piasa SW 3-6
Staunton 3-6
Litchfield 1-8
Gillespie 0-9

SEB wins Egyptian Illini volleyball tournament




Ramsey beat Mulberry Grove 25-21, 25-22


Ramsey beat Beecher City 25-17, 25-22


3rd Place Match: Cowden-Herrick beat Patoka 25-22, 22-25, 25-20


Championship Match: St. Elmo-Brownstown beat Christ Our Rock 25-21, 25-23


SEB has now won the tournament 11 of the last 12 years


SEB is now 22-11

Vandals fall to Greenville on Senior night


Greenville 42, Vandals 13 Final

Vandals trail big at halftime


Greenville 35, Vandals 0 Halftime

Vandals host Greenville tonight on Senior Night


The Vandals will honor their Seniors tonight at Mark Greer Field as they will wrap up their regular season taking on the Greenville Comets. Greenville will come into the game at 8-0 on the season, having rolled thru their first 8 games with huge wins and big offensive numbers. The Vandals come into tonight at 5-3 on the season. Game time tonight is set for 7 pm. We will have the game for you,

Football playoff show Saturday night on WKRV


Win or lose tonight, the Vandals have 5 wins on the season and are playoff eligible. The Vandals will find out first if they have made the playoffs tomorrow night—which is a virtual certainty—and then who they will be playing in the first round of the playoffs. We will have our Playoff Pairings show on 107.1 FM WKRV Saturday night from 8 pm to 9 pm—the program will also be

Lady Vandals Hannah Blythe falls in state tennis tournament


Hannah Blythe competed in the State Tennis Finals Thursday held in the Chicago area.  The morning started cool with a layer of frost melting off the grass as play started.  Hannah played Kaylie Comley, a junior from Belleville West in her first match and lost 6-2, 6-0.  The match was the longest of all the first round matches at the Fremd High School site, full of long

Lady Vandals volleybal beats Pana on Senior night




The Lady Vandals celebrated Senior Night with a two set victory over South Central Conference rival Pana 25-17, 25-21 on Thursday night. Prior to the match, seniors Madison Click, Jessica Booker, Ally Sasse, Kadi Metzger, Johanna Walton, Jessica Sullens and Hallie Finley were honored. The Lady Vandals played strong both sets holding the lead throughout the first set and most of the second set

SEB takes on CORL in Egyptian Illini volleyball championship game


St. Elmo-Brownstown beat Beecher City 25-12, 25-16 at EI Tournament

Gabi Moore - 9 kills
Emily Bone - 3 kills
Katie Kroll and Elissa Baron - 2 kills
Sarah Maxey - 12 assists

SEB is now 21-11 on the season and will play in EI Tournament Championship tonight at 8pm

 




In other action at the E-I tournament:

 



Cowden Herrick defeated Mulberry Grove  25-10,

Vandals freshman football gets win over Greenville


Vandalia Freshman 36, Greenville 28


 

Vandalia trailed 12-0 after 1 quarter

Vandalia tied the game at 12 in the second quarter

Vandalia trailed 28-20 at halftime

Vandalia held Greenville scoreless in the second half

 

Lady Vandals Hannah Blythe falls in first round of state tennis tournament


Vandalia High School's Hannah Blythe lost in the first round of the State Tennis Tournament to Kaylie Comley of Belleville West, 6-2, 6-0 this morning.

Lady Vandals Hannah Blythe at State Tennis Tournament today


Hannah Blythe of Vandalia High School is set for the State Tennis Tournament this morning.  Hannah, who is undefeated in singles action this season, will take on Haley Comley of Tinley Park this morning in the first round of the state tournament.  Hannah's match is at Fremd High School in Palatine in the Chicago suburbs.

Lady Vandals volleyball hoping for big crowd for Senior Night tonight


Seven Lady Vandals volleyball players will have their final home match of the season tonight as they will host Pana on Senior night. The Lady Vandals are hoping for a big turnout for tonight's Senior Night match, as the Lady Vandals are looking for a season sweep over Pana, after defeating Pana on September 25th on the road. The Freshman match will get underway at 5 pm this evening with the

Lady Vandals volleyball gets SCC road win


Lady Vandals beat Gillespie 18-25, 25-13, 25-20

Johanna Walton - 9 kills
Madison Klanke - 6 kills
Ali Sasse - 5 kills
Jessica Booker - 10 digs
Jessica Sullens - 8 assists
Hallie Leigh - 3 aces

Lady Vandals are now 17-10. Will play Thursday at home against Pana for Senior Night.

Vandalia School Board hires new VCHS baseball and softball coaches


The Vandals coaching vacancies for baseball and softball have been filled. At their meeting Tuesday night, the Vandalia School Board approved the hiring of Nick Casey as head baseball coach and Josh Behrends as assistant coach for the upcoming season. The board also accepted the resignation of Mark Rinehart as assistant baseball coach. Casey takes over the head coaching position for Luke Hohlt,

CORL takes two at EIC volleyball tournament


Patoka defeated Ramsey  25-17, 25-13

 

Christ Our Rock Lutheran defeated Ramsey  25-14, 25-21

 

Christ Our Rock Lutheran defeated Patoka  26-24, 25-19
 

 

 


October 23 Schedule

 

6 p.m. - Cowden Herrick vs. Mulberry Grove

7 p.m. - St. Elmo/ Brownstown vs. Beecher City

8 p.m. - Cowden Herrick vs. Beecher City

SEB goes 2-0 on night one of EIC tournament




Top-seeded St. Elmo-Brownstown is 2-0 after picking up wins over Mulberry Grove and Cowden-Herrick on the first night of pool play for the Egyptian-Illini Conference volleyball tournament. The Lady Eagles picked up a 25-10-25-11 win over Mulberry Grove in the tournament’s opening game and then picked up a 25-14, 25-12 win over Cowden-Herrick in the nightcap. And after playing 6 games in

Vandals week 8 stats vs Pana




Pana Game Summary


Vandals 0 6 8 14 -28


Pana 7 7 7 13 -34


P - Touchdown run #34 (PAT Kick)


V - Bobby Bradley 64 yard run (PAT Failed)


P - Touchdown Pass #16 to #6 (PAT Kick)


P - Touchdown Run #3 (PAT Kick)


V - Collin Nestleroad to Marcus Zimmerman 33 yard pass ( Nestleroad to Zimmerman)


V - Nestleroad 16 yard run (Nestleroad run)


P - TD

Hannah Blythe wins sectional title


The Girls Tennis sectional was held Friday and Saturday in Effingham.  Each of 9 teams brought two singles players and two doubles teams to the tournament.  The top four singles and top four doubles teams advancing to the Illinois State Finals this week in Chicago. 

Hannah Blythe qualified for state with two victories Friday and went on to win the tournament with two more

Lady Vandals Hannah Blythe wins tennis sectional


Lady Vandals Hannah Blythe won the singles title at the Effingham Sectional on Saturday.  Hannah defeated Kaitlin Deters of T-Town, 6-3, 7-6, to win the sectional title and Hannah now moves on to the state tournament as the sectional champion.

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of October 18th is Hannah Blythe of Vandalia High School.  Hannah Blythe defeated Abbey Gaffner of Greenville this past Saturday to win the South Central Conference singles title for the second year in a row.  And, the win also kept Hannah undefeated on the season at 19-0 heading into the post-season. 

Our Athlete of the Week is

Lady Vandals Hannah Blythe into sectional semi-finals


Hannah Blythe of Vandalia High School has advanced to the semi-finals in the Effingham St. Anthony Sectionals.  Hannah is now into the semi-finals and will advance on to the state tournament.

SEB advances to gold flight at NTC Tourney, South Central falls




St. Elmo defeated Cowden-Herrick 25-17, 25-21


Emily Bone – 9 kills


Gabi Moore – 7 kills


Elissa Baron – 4 kills


Sarah Maxey – 15 assists


 


St. Elmo defeated Windsor 25-16, 11-25, 25-21


Gabi Moore – 10 kills


Emily Bone – 6 kills


Tessa Philpot – 5 kills


Sarah Maxey – 22 assists


SEB

Vandals comeback bid falls short, lose to Pana


The Vandals were in a come-from-behind situation for the 3rd straight week and this time ran out of magic.  Trailing 21 to 6 at one point in the 3rd quarter, the Vandals rallied to take a 22 to 21 lead at one point in the 3rd quarter---only to Pana eventually go up 34 to 22.  The Vandals then got a touchdown and recovered the onside kick, but their hail mary pass as time expired was

SCC Week 8 scores


Pana 34, Vandals 28

Carlinville 55, Piasa SW 25

Greenville 56, Gillespie 28

Hillsboro 51, Litchfield 8

Roxana 34, Staunton 18

Vandals football at Pana tonight


The Vandals will try and clinch a playoff berth tonight as they will travel to Pana to take on the Panthers. Pana comes into tonight's game at 3-4 on the season. But, Vandals Coach John Stout says they have battled injuries this season and are starting to get healthy.

 

At 5-2 the Vandals are playoff eligible and likely to get a playoff berth, but a win tonight would make it a

Lady Vandals volleyball falls at Carlyle


Lady Vandals lose at Carlyle 9-25, 25-23, 14-25

 

Ali Sasse - 10 kills, 7 digs

Jessica Sullens - 12 assists

Jessica Booker - 11 digs

 

Lady Vandals now 16-10. Next at Gillespie on Tuesday, October 21

2014 All NTC baseball team




National Trail All Conference Baseball - 2014


 













MVP - Noah Powless South Central


Klaiton Wolff Altamont


Dylan Smith South Central


Jacob Lorenz St. Anthony


Alex Bohnhoff Dieterich


Zach Gardewine St. Anthony


Dylen Peters South Central


Guy Walk Neoga


Mark Jones Windsor/Stew-Stras


Trenton Poe Dieterich

Lady Vandals volleyball falls at home to Effingham St. Anthony




The Lady Vandals fall at home in a nonconference matchup to St. Anthony Tuesday night 25-22, 18-25, 21-25.


Ali Sasse – 7 kills


Kadi Metzger – 6 kills, 2 blocks


Johanna Walton – 5 kills


Jessica Sullens – 13 assists


Lady Vandals are now 16-9 on the season. Will be back in action Thursday at Carlyle.

Vandalia Sports Boosters Spooktacular 5K Run coming up




The Vandalia Sports Boosters will be holding their first annual Spooktacular 5K Run and FunRun/Walk on Saturday, October 25. There will be prizes awarded in several categories and participants are encouraged to dress up in costume. After the 5K race, there will be a costume contest for both people and pets. Registration will begin at 8a.m. at the Rogier Park Pavilion with the race to then

Vandals JV football gets win


Vandalia  JV 28, Piasa 16

 

Kelly Jones: 90 yd rushing, Rush TD

Preston Ruckman: KO Return TD, INT return TD

Lady Vandals Hannah Blythe wins SCC singles title


The Vandalia Girls Tennis Team competed in the South Central Conference Meet on Saturday at Greenville.  Hannah Blythe defeated Abbey Gaffner of Greenville to win the singles title for the second straight year.  Hannah extends her undefeated season to 19-0.  Both Gaffner and Blythe receive All-Conference honors.  In doubles, the Roxana team of Anna and Georgia Ballard defeated

Vandals stats in win versus Piasa SW


Vandalia                  0                     0                

Vandals win wild one, now playoff-eligible


Collin Nestleroad connected with Marcus Zimmerman for a 50 yard TD with 1:16 remaining, as the Vandals came from behind for a 28 to 21 win over Piasa Southwestern on Saturday afternoon.  The Vandals were intercepted 4 times in the first half and trailed 13-0 at intermission.  But, came back to take a 14 to 13 lead---but trailed 21 to 20 when they got the winning score.  The Vandals

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


The Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of October 11th is the Lady Vandals volleyball team. Coming into the Highland tournament, the Lady Vandals had won five matches in a row to run their overall record to 15-4 and will come back from the Highland Tournament in the home stretch of their regular season. 

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Vandals at Piasa SW today


The Vandals will play a Saturday matinee on the road today as they will travel to Piasa Southwestern for a 1 pm game.  The Vandals will come in at 4-2 on the season after winning two thrillers in a row at home.  A win today for the Vandals would make them playoff eligible and would almost assure them of a playoff berth.  Game time this afternoon is 1 pm.  We'll have the

South Central Conference week 7 scores


Vandals at Piasa SW Saturday 1 pm

Greenville 57, Staunton 15

Carlinville 42, Hillsboro 13

Roxana 34, Gillespie 2

Pana 34, Litchfield 12

Lady Vandals volleyball Extend Win Streak to 5, Beat Litchfield




The Lady Vandals won their fifth match in a row and got their third straight conference win beating Litchfield 25-9, 23-25, 25-20 Thursday night. Vandalia rolled through the Purple Panthers easily in the first game of the match, but found themselves in a see-saw battle the second game ending up tied a game apiece. In the deciding third game, the Lady Vandals held a small lead for most of the

SEB Volleyball Continues to Roll Through EI Conference Play




The St. Elmo-Brownstown Lady Eagles volleyball team continued their dominance of the Egyptian-Illini Conference moving to 7-0 in EI play after a 25-9, 25-13 win over Mulberry Grove Thursday night. Gabi Moore led the team in kills with 7, while Emily Bone had 5 kills and Elissa Baron added 4 kills and a block. Sarah Maxey had 17 assists, Kayla Summann had 4 aces and Katie Kroll finished with a

REMINDER: Lady Vandals Volleyball To Start Early Tonight


The Lady Vandals home volleyball match against Litchfield tonight will have an early start time. Junior varsity will begin play an hour earlier at 5p.m. with Varsity to follow. There will be no freshman match tonight.

South Central and Brownstown St. Elmo Fall at NTC Tourney




Top-seed South Central fails to reach the title game of the National Trail Conference baseball tournament after falling in the semifinals to St. Anthony 5-3. South Central was able to get on the board first taking a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first. St. Anthony used a three-run 3rd inning to take the lead and then held the Cougars hitless and scoreless until the 6th inning. With one out in

Two Ramsey golfers advance to sectional


Ramsey golfers Carter Hunt and Michael Lay are heading to the sectional tournament.  At Tuesday's regional at Effingham Country Club, Carter Hunter shot a 91 and Michael Lay shot a 92--as both advanced individually to the sectional.  The sectional will be on Monday at Governor's Run Golf Course in Carlyle.

No Vandals golfers advance out of Regional


The season came to a close on Tuesday afternoon for the Vandals golf team.  As a team, the Vandals shot a 383 at the Effingham Country Club regional to finish sixth overall.  So, the Vandals were not able to advance as a team.  Richie Well and Alec Schroeder both shot a 94, which left them one shot off a chance to be in a playoff for the last spot.  Zach Schaal shot a 97

Vandals soccer falls to Raymond Lincolnwood


Vandalia Vandals vs. Raymond - Lincolnwood

L 2 - 4

Goals: Austin Durbin (2)
Assists: Craig Spearman

Lady Vandals pick up another SCC volleyball win




The Lady Vandals pushed their winning streak to 4 matches, beating Hillsboro at home 26-24, 25-19 Tuesday night. After the Lady Vandals pulled out a close win in the back-and-forth first game, they found themselves with a small cushion in the second game leading 22-19. Two nice plays at the net by Johanna Walton would put Vandalia up 24-19 with game point on the line before a Hillsboro error

South Central volleyball gets win


South Central volleyball picked up a 25-16, 25-19 win over Sandoval on Tuesday night.  Emily Chapman had 9 kills and 11 assists in the match while Maria Brasel had 8 kills and 11 assists.  South Central volleyball is now 13-11 overall on the season.  They now have a week off before taking on Centralia on October 14th.

BSE baseball falls in NTC Tournament


AT NTC tourney in Effingham  -  Oct. 6

 

BSE           0    0    0    0    0    0    0        0    5    2

Altamont   0    2    0    0    0    3    x        5

South Central baseball gets win in NTC tournament


South Central baseball has advanced on to the semi-finals of the NTC tournament with a 3 to 0 win over Beecher City-Cowden Herrick on Monday, 3 to 0.  Dylen Peters got the win for South Central and Gavin Ratermann picked up the save.  Dylan Smith was 2 for 3 with an RBI for South Central, who improved to 12-3 overall and will now play Wendnesday in the NTC Tournament semi-finals.

South Central volleyball gets win over Beecher City


South Central volleyball picked up a win on Monday over Beecher City, 25-5, 25-7.  Maria Brasel had 10 kills, 10 assists, 2 blocks and 5 points in the match.  South Central volleyball is now 12-11 overall on the season and 4-4 in the NTC.  They will be back in action Thursday versus Sandoval.

Vandals JV football gets wins over Hillsboro


Vandalia 46, Hillsboro 34

 

Kelly Jones: 3 TD

Nathan Casey: 3 Passing TD, 150+ yards passing

Preston Ruckman: Rec TD

Richie Well: Rec TD

Logan Sullens: 100+ yards rushing

Vandals stats from Friday night win over Hillsboro




Rushing


Bobby Bradley 22 Carries for 184 yards 3 Td’s


Blake Hankins 4 carries for 11 yards


Bobby Moore 5 carries for 52 yards


Collin Nestleroad 12 carries for 32 yards


Total Rushing 43 carries for 279 yards 3 TD’s


 


Passing


Nestleroad 6 for 18 151 yards 3 TD’s 1 Int


Receiving


Marcus Zimmerman 3 rec. for 125 yards

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of October 4th is the Vandals Marcus Zimmerman.  The Freshman has had some big moments on the big stage this season already, but none bigger than his 85 yard TD reception to give the Vandals a 38 to 35 win over Hillsboro.  The clutch reception came with Hillsboro defenders all around him in the final seconds of the game. 

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SCC Week 6 scores


Vandals 38, Hillsboro 35

Greenville 55, Pana 21

Carlinville 57, Gillespie 0

Staunton 12, Piasa SW 6

Roxana 36, Litchfield 16

Vandals take wild one, move to 4-2 on the season


Collin Nestleroad connected with Marcus Zimmerman about 20 yards downfield, Zimmerman then shook free and outran all defenders on his way to an 85 yard Touchdown with 3.3 seconds remaining, to give the Vandals a 38 to 35 win over the Hillsboro Hiltoppers at Mark Greer Field.  The Vandals trailed 27 to 12 at halftime, but scored 20 unanswered points to take a 32 to 27 lead.  But, with

Vandals win wild one


Collin Nestleroad connected with Marcus Zimmerman from 85 yards out with 3.3 seconds remaining in the game, as the Vandals get a 38 to 35 win over the Hillsboro Hiltoppers.  The Vandals trailed 27 to 12 at halftime, took a 32 to 27 lead then fell behind with less than 2 minutes remaining before the final drive of the game.  The Vandals are now 4-2 on the season.  They will travel

Vandals trail Hillsboro at Halftime


The Vandals trail Hillsboro 27 to 12 at halftime.  Bobby Bradley has a rushing TD for the Vandals and Collin Nestleroad connected with Marcus Zimmerman for the other TD for the Vandals.

Vandals host Hillsboro in football action tonight


It will be a big game for both teams with playoff implications, as the 3-2 Vandals will host the 3-2 Hillsboro Hiltoppers tonight at Mark Greer Field. Vandals Coach John Stout says both teams come in pretty even for this matchup.

 

The winner will come out 4-2 on the season and put themselves one win away from being playoff eligible with 3 weeks remaining. Game time tonight is set for

Lady Vandals beat Greenville in Volley for the Cure game




The Lady Vandals once again stepped up to net and won a close battle over Greenville 25-21, 26-24 in the annual Volley for the Cure match. After an early 3-3 tie in the first game of the match, the Lady Vandals took control holding the lead throughout the remainder of the set. In game two, the Lady Vandals got out to an early 5-0 lead before Greenville was able to get on the board. After

SEB volleyball falls to Windsor


St. Elmo-Brownstown lost in NTC volleyball action Thursday night, as they fall to Windsor, 25-17, 25-17.  Gabi Moore had 6 kills and 3 assists, Katie Kroll had 3 kills and 6 assists and Emily Bone had 2 kills and 2 assists.  SEB volleyball is now 13-9 overall on the season and 3-4 in the NTC.  They will be back in NTC action on Tuesday at Altamont.

BSE baseball falls at home


AT  Brownstown  -  Oct. 1
 

called after 6 inn. due to darkness

Webber    1    5    1    0    0    0        7    5    2

BSE          2    0    0    0    0    1        3

SEB volleyball defeats Beecher City


St. Elmo-Brownstown defeats Beecher City
25-11, 25-13

Emily Bone - 7 kills
Gabi Moore - 4 kills
Elissa Baron - 3 kills
Katie Kroll - 9 assists

JV: SEB beat Beecher City 25-7, 25-4

SEB is 13-8 overall, 5-0 in EIC, 3-3 in NTC. Will play Windsor at home Thursday night

South Central baseball gets win


South Central baseball improved to 10-3 on the fall season with an 8 to 3 win over Webber Township.  Dylen Peters went all 7 innings on the mound to pick up the win and improve to 5-0 on the fall season.  Trent Geiler and Brett Harmeier each had two hits for SC, who will be back in action today at Odin.

Lady Vandals tennis picks up another win


The Vandals Girls tennis team continued their good play on Tuesday with a 7-2 victory over a young, Centralia team.  Hannah Blythe, Emma Meyer, Gabby Dossett, Nicole Wells, and Kiersten Dossett all won their singles matches.  Blythe/Meyer and Gabby and Kiersten Dossett were doubles winners, with the senior doubles team of Ulmer and Wells falling in 9-10 in a close tiebreaker to end

BSE falls in fall baseball action to Neoga


AT  Brownstown  -  Sept. 30

 

Neoga      4    1    0    2    0    3        10    14    0

BSE         0    0    0    0    0    0         0      3  

SEB volleyball gets win over Patoka


St. Elmo-Brownstown defeats Patoka
25-15, 25-20

Emily Bone - 9 kills
Elissa Baron - 8 kills
Gabi Moore - 6 kills
Sarah Maxey - 23 kills

JV: SEB beat Patoka 25-13, 25-11

SEB is 12-8 overall, 4-0 in EIC. Will play Beecher City tonight (Tuesday) at home

Vandals golfers take 4th at SCC meet, Zach Schaal is all conference


Vandals golfers take 4th as a team at the South Central Conference Tournament and Zach Schaal is an all conference golfer. The Vandals finish with a team score of 362, which was good for 4th place in the conference meet. Greenville took the top team spot, followed by Hillsboro and then Roxana. As for individuals, Zach Schaal shot an 83 at The Rail in Springfield on Monday's meet to finish 8th

Lady Vandals tennis gets win at Hillsboro


The Vandal Girls Tennis team traveled to Hillsboro Monday afternoon and came back with a 7-2 victory over the Toppers.  Hannah Blythe, Emma Meyer, Courtney Ulmer, Gabby and Kiersten Dossett all won their singles matches.  Blythe and Meyer along with the Dossett doubles team were victorious in their doubles matches.  In exhibition play, Cassidy Jones won in singles and Lexie

Vandals Freshman football team gets a win


Vandalia 38, Litchfield 0

 

Kolton Kaiser: 3 Rushing TD, over 100 yards rushing

Kelly Jones: 2 Rushing TD, over 100 yards rushing

James Taylor: 1 Rushing TD

Garrett McNary: interception

Vandals football stats from Week 5 win vs Litchfield




Rushing


Bobby Bradley 14 carries for 101 yards 2 TD’s


Collin Nestleroad 21 carries for 146 yards 2 TD’s


Bobby Moore 9 carries for 19 yards 1 TD


Marcus Zimmerman 1 carry for 4 yards


Dillan Tate 1 carry for 1 yard 1 TD


Total 46 carries for 271 yards


 


Passing


Nestleroad 4 for 9 101 yards 1 TD


Receiving


Zimmerman 3

Hannah Blythe takes 1st, Emma Meyer 4th at Centralia tournament


The Vandalia girls varsity tennis team traveled to Centralia Saturday for the Annies Invitational Tournament.  Centralia, Vandalia, East Richland (Olney), and Hillsboro competed in the event.  The Olney team won the overall competition with Vandalia's success in singles barely edging out Centralia for 2nd place.  Hannah Blythe came in first place in the singles

Vandals soccer falls at Carlinville on Saturday



Vandalia Vandals vs. Carlinville

L 0 - 9


Keeper Saves: Blake Torbeck - 15

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of September 27th are Derek Childress of Mulberry Grove and Collin Nestleroad of Vandalia.   Childress threw back-to-back complete game shutouts at the EI Tournament.  Tuesday he went 5 innings giving up 4 hits and 2 walks while recording 6 strikeouts.Thursday, Childress went 7 innings giving up 7 hits and 3 walks and tallying 6

South Central Conference Week 5 scores


Vandals 50, Litchfield 48 2nd OT

Greenville 42, Roxana 34

Carlinville 55, Staunton 19

Hillsboro 49, Gillespie 38

Piasa SW 35, Pana 27

Vandals wins in 2nd OT


Collin Nestleroad rolled right on the 2 point conversion attempt, was in trouble, and found wide open field in front of him when he rolled back left to score the 2 point conversion and give the Vandals a 50 to 48 win in the 2nd OT over Litchfield.  The Vandals were in overtime after blowing a first half 30 to 8 lead and watching Litchfield roar back to tie it late in regulation at 36.

Vandals win in 2nd OT


Collin Nestleroad was able to reverse field and take a 2 point conversion in for the score in the 2nd OT, as the Vandals get a 50 to 48 win over Litchfield.  The Vandals blew a 30 to 8 first half lead but pick up the win in the 2nd OT.  The Vandals are now 3-2 on the season.

Vandals-Litchfield tied heading to OT


Vandals 36, Litchfield 36 heading to OT

Vandals lead at halftime


On Homecoming 2014 at Mark Greer Field, the Vandals lead Litchfield 30 to 20 at halftime.  Dillon Tate, Bobby Moore and Bobby Bradley have rushing TDs and Collin Nestleroad to Marcus Zimmerman for a 50 yard TD.

Vandals soccer falls to Altamont


Vandalia Vandals vs. Altamont

L 1 - 7

Goals: Austin Durbin
Assist: Nic Wollerman

Keeper Saves: Blake Torbeck - 22

Vandals set to host Litchfield in homecoming game tonight


It is homecoming night tonight for the Vandals. The Vandals will host the Litchfield Purple Panthers tonight for homecoming night. Vandals Coach John Stout says homecoming week can be filled with a lot of distractions, but he says they have handled it pretty well this week.

 

The Vandals come into tonight's game at 2-2 on the season while Litchfield is 1-3. Game time is early

Mulberry Grove Wins EI Tournament Title




Derek Childress pitched his second consecutive complete game shutout in as many games as the Mulberry Grove Aces beat Brownstown/St. Elmo 10-0 in the championship game of the Egyptian-Illini Baseball tournament. Childress held the Bombers scoreless allowing seven hits in the game. Childress helping his cause offensively going 3-for-3 with a run scored and 3 RBI while Alex Goodin continued his

Lady Vandals volleyball beats Pana, SEB falls to Neoga




Lady Vandals beat Pana 25-15, 25-21


Kadi Metzger – 5 kills, 1 block


Jalea Paslay – 4 kills, 2 blocks


Madison Klanke – 4 kills


Johanna Walton – 3 kills


Jessica Sullens – 10 assists


Lady Vandals now 12-4. Will play Monday at Taylorville.


 


St. Elmo/Brownstown falls at Neoga 25-16, 15-25, 20-25


Emily Bone

South Central volleyball picks up win


South Central volleyball picked up a win on Thursday night, defeating North Clay, 25-18, 25-11.  Maria Brasel had 6 points, 5 kills and 7 assists in the win.

South Central baseball gets win


South Central baseball picks up a conference win, with a 9 to 8 win over Neoga.  Gavin Raterman got the win on the mound and Noah Powless got the final out to pick up the save.  Raterman was also 3 for 4 at the plate, Dylan Smith was 2 for 3 with 3 RBI in the game.  South Central is now 8-3 on the fall baseball season and 6-1 in the NTC.  They will play today at North

Egyptian Illini Tournament with 3rd place and championship tonight


The fall baseball season will wrap up for some area schools tonight, as the third place and championship games of the Egyptian Illini Tournament will be played at Deken Park in St. Elmo. The third place game will get underway at 4:15 pm with Patoka take on Beecher City-Cowden Herrick. And, the championship game will be at 7 pm tonight as Brownstown-St. Elmo will take on Mulberry Grove. We will

Vandals golf takes 3rd at home event


The Vandals golfers took 3rd place in a 3 team event on Tuesday at Vandalia Country Club.  The Vandals shot 180 as a team.  Richie Well had the low day for the Vandals at 42, with Zach Schaal shooting a 44 and Jake Bowen at 46.  Taylorville and Shelbyville tied for the top spot at 171.  The Vandals are now 7-18 on the season.  The Vandals golfers are at Ramsey today.

Vandals soccer falls at Gillespie


Vandalia Vandals @Gillespie

L 0 - 8


Keeper Saves: Blake Torbeck - 8

Lady Vandals tennis falls to Roxana


The Vandals Girls Tennis team lost to Roxana at home Tuesday afternoon in a close match 4-5 same score as their previous meeting this year.  Hannah Blythe and Kiersten Dossett were winners in singles.  Nicole Wells had a nice comeback in singles, but came up short in a 3rd set tie breaker.  Blythe and Emma Meyer snuck in a close doubles victory as daylight faded and Kiersten

BSE, Mulberry Grove will meet in E-I tournament championship game




Pitching highlighted night two of the Egyptian-Illini Conference baseball tournament as Brownstown-St. Elmo and Mulberry Grove won the right to play for the championship on Thursday night. The first semifinal game featured a pitching duel between Patoka’s Joey Sturgeon and Brownstown-St. Elmo’s Noah Flowers. After three scoreless innings, Patoka’s Mark Herrin singles to

Lady Vandals volleyball wins, SEB falls




Vandalia picked up win number 11 on the season with a 25-23, 25-16 win over Litchfield Tuesday night. Kadi Metzger led the Lady Vandals with 5 kills, Johanna Walton had 4 kills, 2 blocks, Madison Klanke had 4 kills, Ali Sasse tallied 3 kills, Jalea Paslay had 3 kills, and 2 blocks and Jessica Sullens finished with 8 assists. The Lady Vandals are now 11-4 on the season and will be back in

Vandals golf third and 3 team meet at Hillsboro


The Vandals took third in a three team meet at Hillsboro Country Club on Monday.  As a team, the Vandals shot a 189.  Jake Bowen led the Vandals with a 45, Alec Schroeder shot a 47, Scotty Shulman a 48 and Zach Schaal a 49.  Alton Marquett won the event, shooting a 147 as a team and Hillsboro was second, shooting a 174.

Vandals JV football falls to Roxana


Roxana 22, Vandalia 14

 

Vandalia JV now 1-3 on the season. Freshmen play Thursday at home vs. Sullivan

Patoka beats Ramsey in extra innings in E-I tournament




A back and forth offensive battle ended with the winning run scoring on a passed ball in the opening game of the Egyptian-Illini Conference baseball tournament as Patoka beat Ramsey 9-8 Monday. Ramsey got on the board early taking a 2-1 first inning lead and tacking on another run in the 3rd on a solo home run by Brady Black. Patoka would then tie the game at 3-3 in the 4th and then take the

Lady Vandals tennis falls to Greenville at home


The Vandalia Girls Tennis Team lost to Greenville Monday afternoon at home, 3 -6.  Better showing for the Vandals than their earlier meeting of 1-8 at Greenville.  Hannah Blythe continues her undefeated singles record with a victory over Anya Thomas.  Kiersten Dossett at #6 singles came with up an outstanding 3 set, come from behind, victory against Greenville's Katie

Egyptian Illini baseball tournament begins today


The fall baseball season begins to come to a close today as the Egyptian Illini baseball tournament gets underway. Today will be number 4 seed Patoka taking on fifth seeded Ramsey. Today's game will be at 4:15 pm at Deken Park in St. Elmo, with the winner moving on to play top seed Brownstown-St. Elmo tomorrow afternoon. We will have the broadcast of today's game on WKRV, and also the

Lady Vandals volleyball takes 2nd at their own tournament





Vandalia defeats South Central 25-22, 25-20
Vandalia defeats EAWR 25-15, 25-20
Vandalia defeats Lebanon 25-12, 25-18
Vandalia falls to Carlyle 25-27, 25-12, 12-25 (loosing Freshman Katie Tarkington MH to season ending knee injury)

Kills:
Ally Sasse-11
Kadi Metzger- 16
Katie Tarkington- 26
Madison Klanke-14
Johanna Walton-6
Jalea Paslay-1


Blocks
Katie Tarkington-14
Kadi

Vandals soccer gets 2nd SCC win of the week


Vandalia Vandals @ Roxana

W 3 - 1

Goals: Craig Spearman, Dalton Waschle, Austin Durbin

Assists: Austin Durbin, Nic Wollerman


Keeper Saves: Blake Torbeck - 11

Vandals Week 4 Stats


Vandals TDs
Collin Nestleroad 84 yard run
Nestleroad to Codie Jackson 10 yd TD pass
Nestleroad to Marcus Zimmerman 27 yd TD pass
Nestleroad to Codie Jackson 36 yd TD pass

Rushing

Nestleroad 11 carries, 142 yds, 1 TD
Bobby Bradley 7 carries, 21 yds
Blake Hankins 4 carries, 8 yds
Bobby Moore 1 carry, 2 yards

Passing

Nestleroad 15-23, 218 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT

Receiving

Codie

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


The Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of September 20th is Collin Nestleroad.  Collin ran for one TD, and 84 yard run, and threw for 3 more TDs in the Vandals loss on Friday night at Roxana.

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SCC Week 4 scores


Roxana 39, Vandals 26

Greenville 49, Hillsboro 26

Carlinville 43, Pana 15

Staunton 35, Litchfield 0

Piasa SW 54, Gillespie 38
 

Vandals fall to Roxana


The Vandals had two turnovers among their first four plays from scrimmage and muffed a kickoff return and they could never recover from that start, as they fall at Roxana to the Shells, 39 to 26.  The Vandals spotted Roxana an early 18 point lead and actually trailed at one point in the first half, 25 to 0.  The Vandals were able to get the offense going from that point on, but could

Vandals fall to Roxana, 39 to 26


The Vandals fell behind 25 to 0 at one time in the first half and never could recover, as they fall at Roxana, 39 to 26.  The Vandals fall to 2-2 on the season.  They will be at home for Homecoming this coming Friday night versus Litchfield.

Vandals trail at halftime


Roxana 25, Vandals 6 Halftime

21st Annual Vandalia Volleyball Tournament Set for Saturday


21st Annual Vandalia Volleyball Tournament
September 20, 2014
 
Pool A(High School)                          Pool B(Jr.

Ramsey 1st, Vandals third in golf outing at Vandalia Country Club


Ramsey took first, while the Vandals were third in an event Thursday at Vandalia Country Club.  Ramsey shot a 168 as a team to take first, beating Litchfield by 5 shots.  Michael Lay of Ramsey was the medalist for the round, shooting a 38.  The Vandals shot 182 as a team, with Scotty Shulman at 44, Jake Bowen at 45 and Alec Schroeder at 46 leading the Vandals.

Vandals soccer falls to CORL


Vandalia Vandals vs. Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran

L 1 - 3

Goals: Dalton Waschle

Assists: Austin Durbin


Keeper Saves: Blake Torbeck - 12

Vandals head on road to take on Shells


The Vandals will head back on the road tonight as they will head to Roxana to take on the Shells. Roxana has been a strong offensive team thru the first three weeks of the season, racking up better than 120 points on the year thru the first 3 weeks. Vandals Coach John Stout says they will have to work to find a way to slow them down tonight.

 

Both teams come into the game tonight at

Lady Vandals volleyball defeats Hillsbor, now gets ready to host tournament


After a week off, the Lady Vandals pick up their second win in a row with a 25-14, 25-18 win on the road at Hillsboro. After a couple lead changes to start the first set, the Lady Vandals took the lead 4-3 and would hold that lead as they worked to the first set win. After trading the lead several times to start the second set of the match, Vandalia would get a side out to tie the game at 14-14

Lady Vandals tennis picks up clean sweep win over EAWR


The Vandalia Girls Tennis team swept East Alton/Wood River 9-0 in a match Thursday afternoon at home.  Hannah Blythe, Emma Meyer, Courtney Ulmer, Gabby Dossett, NIcole Wells, and Kiersten Dossett were all singles winners in two sets.  Blythe and Meyer sat out of the doubles competition to let the doubles team of Cassidy Jones and Connie Hans pick their first varsity win at the third

BSE gets fall baseball win over Patoka


BSE         2    0    2    1   (9)        14    12   1

Patoka     0    0    0    0    0          0     2    9

 

WP:  Drake Hall (4-1)  5 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 8 K, 0 BB

LP:  Herrin  5

South Central gets volleyball wins, Ramsey falls to MG


South Central defeated Dieterich, 25-18, 25-21.  Emily Chapman had 12 points, 5 aces, 10 assists.  Maria Brasel had 8 points, 2 aces, 6 killes and 5 assists.  South Central is now 4-5 overall and 3-2 in the NTC.  They will play on Saturday at the Vandalia tournament.

Ramsey volleyball in 3 to Mulberry Grove, 19-25, 25-22, 15-25.  Abbi Cunningham had 5 kills and Alexa

BSE Jr. High Baseball Wins in 2A Regionals Opening Round


The Brownstown/St. Elmo Jr. High baseball team has moved on to the semifinals of the Teutopolis Class 2A Regional. The fourth-seeded Bombers got a 13-3 win over fifth-seeded Neoga on Monday. Nate Philpot got the win on the mound for BSE who will now play number one seed and host T-Town on Saturday at 10a.m. in the regional's first semifinal. The winner of that game will move on to the

Vandals golfers take 2nd at Hillsboro-Richie Well medalist for the round


Vandals golfers took second place in a 3 team event on Tuesday at Hillsboro Country Club.  The Vandals shot a 177 as a team, which was 5 shots back of Hillsboro but well ahead of Mt. Olive.  Richie Well shot a 41 for the Vandals, to tie as the low score for the day.  Jake Bowen and Scotty Shulman both shot a 45 and Zack Schaal shot a 46 for the Vandals.

Vandals soccer falls to Hillsboro


Vandalia Vandals vs. Hillsboro

L 3 - 0


Keeper Saves: Blake Torbeck - 10

Enloe No Hits Ramsey in Mulberry Grove 16-0 Win




Mulberry Grove pitcher Dawson Enloe pitched a five inning no-hitter as the Mulberry Grove Aces got a 16-0 Egyptian Illini Conference win over Ramsey on Tuesday. Enloe allowed seven base runners in the game on five walks and two hit batters but was able to get two runners out at second and strand the other five to keep up the no-hit bid. Offensively, the Aces had 15 hits with Alex Goodin going

Lady Vandals tennis wins


The Vandal Girls Tennis Team took on Effingham at home Tuesday afternoon and won 6-3.  The teams split the singles matches with Vandal victories by Hannah Blythe, Nicole Wells and Kiersten Dossett.  Vandalia swept the doubles with wins by doubles teams Blythe and Meyer, Courtney Ulmer and Nicole Wells, and Kiersten and Gabby Dossett.  Cassidy Jones and Connie Hans won their

T-Town defeats South Central in fall baseball action


STHC 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 5 11 2

TPLS 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 6 6 3

BATTING

South Centr… AB R H RBI BB SO LOB

G Raterman 4 1 0 0 0 2 5

T Geiler 3 0 0 0 0 2 3

D Smith 4 2 3 0 0 0 0

N Powless 4 2 2 2 0 1 1

T Markley 3 0 0 0 0 2 3

D Peters 3 0 1 2 1 1 0

J Wilkins 4 0 2 0 0 1 1

D Hill 3 0 2 0 1 0 2

B Harmeier 3 0 1 0 1 1 4

Totals 31 5 11 4 3 10 19

Teutopolis AB R H RBI

BSE fall baseball falls to Altamont


AT Bob Page Field in Brownstown  -  Sept. 16

 

Altamont    0    0    0    8    0    2    0        10    10    3

BSE            0    0    0    1    0    0    0  

Vandals golfers fall to Greenville and Breese Central


The Vandals golfers fell to both Greenvile and Breese Central at an event on Monday at Greenville Country Club.  As a team, the Vandals shot a 195.  Zach Schaal shot a 45 and Jake Bowen shot a 46.  Greenville led the way, shooting a 165 and Breese Central was second at 191.

Vandals soccer gets first win of the season


andalia Vandals vs. Litchfield

W 2 - 1

Goals: Austin Durbin, Dalton Waschle

Assists: Craig Spearman, Austin Durbin

Keeper Saves: Blake Torbeck - 12

 

SEB defeats Ramsey in volleyball action




St. Elmo/Brownstown volleyball stayed unbeaten in Egyptian-Illini conference play with a 25-14, 25-10 win over Ramsey. The Eagles took early control in game one of the match getting out to a 6-0 lead before Ramsey got on the board. The Rams would get within two points but could not take a lead as SEB pulled away for the win. In game two, SEB again got out to a quick lead, 13-2, but Ramsey was

Vandals JV football rolls to win


Vandalia 50, Staunton 8


 

Marcus Zimmerman: 2 rushing TD

Preston Ruckman: Punt Return TD

Cody Phillips:  INT return TD

Matt Nash: fumble return TD

Kelly Jones: Rushing TD

 

BSE Baseball Game Canceled Today


The Brownstown/St. Elmo high school boys baseball game today versus Webber Township has been canceled.

Lady Vandals tennis has strong showing at doubles tournament


The Vandal Girls Tennis team traveled to Greenville Saturday for a doubles tournament.  This tournament is usually hosted by Highland, but due to the teachers' strike was moved to Greenville and limited to 4 teams, Vandalia, Greenville, Hillsboro and Centralia.  The number 1 doubles team of Hannah Blythe and Emma Meyers won 2 matches out of three matches, barely losing to Greenville

Vandals stats Week 3


Rushing
Bobby Bradley 31 carries, 193 yards, 1 TD
Collin Nestleroad 15 carries, 92 yards, 1 TD
Blake Hankins 8 carries, 23 yards
Bobby Moore 4 carries, 10 yards 1 TD

Passing---Nestleroad 3 for 9 38 yards
Receiving
Codie Jackson 1 catch, 10 yards
Bobby Bradley 1 catch, 14 yards
Marcus Durbin 1 catch, 14 yards
 

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of September 13th are Austin Durbin and Blake Torbeck.  In the Vandals 2-2 tie on Tuesday, Austin Durbin had two goals and Blake Torbeck came up with 5 saves in goal--as the Vandals got the tie.
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SCC Week 3 scores


Vandals 20, Staunton 6

Piasa SW 28, Litchfield 14

Roxana 47, Hillsboro 25

Greenville 38, Carlinville 24

Pana 41, Gillespie 28
 

Vandals get win at Staunton


The Vandals added two fourth quarter touchdowns on their way to a 20 to 6 win over Staunton on Friday night.  Collin Nestleroad, Bobby Bradley and Bobby Moore got the TDs for the Vandals, who improve to 2-1 on the season.  The Vandals will be at Roxana this coming Friday night.

Vandalia-Staunton Live Updates Not Available Tonight


Due to technological issues at Staunton, live updates from the Vandalia-Staunton football game tonight will not be available via the WPMB-WKRV website or the TextCaster text messaging system. To get all of the live game action, tune into 107.1FM or stream it online via this website or listen on your smartphone with the iGo radio app!

Ramsey Volleyball Gets First Win, SEB Falls at Home


St. Elmo/Brownstown volleyball suffered their first NTC Conference loss as they fall at home to T-Town 25-15, 21-25, 19-25. Sarah Maxey had 15 assists and 7 aces for SEB while Emily Bone and Erica Behl had 5 kills apiece. Elissa baron and Gabi Moore added 3 kills each while Katie Kroll had 2 kills.

St. Elmo/Brownstown is now 7-3 on the season and 2-1 in the NTC.


Ramsey volleyball picked

Lady Vandals Volleyball Get SCC Win Over Southwestern


The Lady Vandals defeated Piasa Southwestern on the road 25-9, 25-9 on Thursday evening. Kadi Metzger had 9 kills,  1 block, 3 assists, Jessica Sullens had 17 service points and 4 aces, Ally Sasse had 3 kills 2 aces and Johanna Walton had 3 kills. The Lady Vandals are now 6-3 on the season and 3-1 in the South Central Conference.

 

 

The JV lost in 3 games.

Lady Vandals Tennis Beats Hillsboro 8-1


The Lady Vandals tennis team picked up an 8-1 victory at home over Hillsboro on Thursday. In singles action, all six Lady Vandals were victorious. Hannah Blythe defeated Devon King 6-0, 6-0. Emma Meyer beat Hannah Anderson 6-4, 6-0. Courtney Ulmer was a 6-1, 6-7, 10-4 winner over Anna Talley. Gabby Dossett beat Allie Reeves 6-1, 6-7, 10-8. Nicole Wells defeated Maddy Powell 6-1, 4-6, 10-8 and

Vandals Soccer Plays to a 2-2 Draw


The Vandal soccer team walked away from their Tuesday matchup with Christ Our Rock Lutheran with a 2-2 draw. Austin Durbin scored both of the Vanda'ls goals while Craig Spearman had an assist. Blake Torbeck recorded 5 saves in goal.

Vandal Golfers Fall at Effingham


The Vandals golfers fall to Effingham High School in a dual team match Tuesday. Vandalia tallied a score of 196 while Effingham golfers shot a 147. Medalist for the event was Jackson Wendling of Effingham with a 31. Scoring for the Vandals: Zack Schaal - 42, Scotty Shulman - 47, Richie Well - 48, Alec Schroeder - 49, Jake Bowen - 50 and Nathaniel Weaver - 57.

St. Elmo/Brownstown Volleyball Wins on Road, Lady Vandals Fall at Home


St. Elmo/Brownstown volleyball remained unbeaten in conference play, defeating Cowden-Herrick 25-11, 25-19 Tuesday night. Gabi Moore and Erica Behl each had 6 kills, Emily Bone added 3 kills and an ace, Elissa Baron had 3 kills and a block and Sarah Maxey tallied 16 assists. St. Elmo/Brownstown is now 7-2 on the season and 2-0 in both the NTC and EIC. They will be back in action Thursday night at

South Central Remains Unbeaten, Defeats BSE


South Central baseball remained unbeaten on the season downing Brownstown/St. Elmo 12-2 Tuesday evening. Dylan Peters got the win for South Central while Landon Feezel was charged with the loss for BSE. Noah Powless was 4-for-4 at the plate with a home run for South Central while Drake Hall was 2-for-2 for the Bombers. Brownstown/St. Elmo is now 3-4 on the season, 2-2 in the NTC and will be back

Vandals golfers falls to Pana, Zach Schaal medalist for round


The Vandals golfers fell to Pana in action at Oak Terrace Golf Course on Monday, but the Vandals' Zach Schaal had a solid day.  Zach tied Kody Bland of Pana for the medalist for the round, shooting a 43.  For the Vandals, Jake Bowen had the next best round at 44 and the Vandals shot a 200 as a team.  The Vandals golfers are at Effingham today.

Lady Vandals tennis falls at home to T-Town


The Vandal Girls Tennis Team dropped their home opener Monday afternoon against Teutopolis, losing 2-7.  Hannah Blythe was the only singles winner against a tough lefty Kaitlyn Dieters.  Emma Meyer staged a nice second set comeback only to lose a tight 3rd set tie break.  Hannah and Emma won their number one doubles match 10-3 against Christa Schwinke and Audra Breer. 

Vandals fall to Carlinville


In a game delayed on Friday night because of weather, the Carlinville Cavaliers kept pouring it on offensively and win it, 57 to 22.  Carlinville led 50 to 8 at halftime.  The Vandals fall to 1-1 on the season.  They will play their first road game of the year Friday night as they will travel to Staunton.

Vandals trail in 3rd quarter


Carlinville 57, Vandals 8 in the 3rd quarter

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of September 6th is Hannah Blythe of Vandalia High School.  Hannah has gotten off to a very strong start to the tennis season.  On Thursday, Hannah was a winner, 6-2, 6-0, in her singles match.  And, Hannah and Emma Meyer won their doubles match, 10 to 2, as the Vandals lost a close match with Shelbyville, 5 to 4.

Our Athlete of the

Vandals football resumes game at 10 am Saturday morning, all SCC games going tod


The Vandals and Carlinville will try again this morning to finish up what they started last night.  Last night's game was delayed after visible lightning, and then the delay continued as the strong thunderstorm moved thru over the next couple of hours.  The game will resume at 10 am this morning.  The game will resume with 11:32 remaining in the second quarter and Carlinville

Vandals football delayed until Saturday morning at 10 am


Vandals football will resume at 10 am Saturday morning.  The game will resume with Carlinville leading the Vandals, 28 to 8, at 11:32 remaining in the 2nd quarter.  We will resume our broadcast at 10 am Saturday morning on 107.1 FM and available streaming at www.vandaliaradio.com

Vandals soccer falls to Effingham


Vandalia Vandals vs. Effingham

L 0 - 6



Keeper Saves: Blake Torbeck - 15

Lady Vandals lose tight match to Shelbyville


Girls had a tough 4-5 loss at Shelbyville Thursday on a hot day and long meet that lasted from 4 to 9:30.  Hannah Blythe and Emma Meyer were easy winners in the singles.  Courtney Ulmer was back on the singles court and almost came back to take her match to a 3rd set, but came up short in a second set tie breaker.  Kiersten Dossett went all the way with a 3 set tie break loss

South Central baseball wins, moves to 4-0


South Central baseball is now 4-0 on the fall season, after their 10 to 0 win over BCCH.  Noah Powless went all 7 innings allowing just one hit, one walk and striking out 12 to get the win.  Trent Geiler had two hits and 4 RBI, Dylan Smith was 2 for 3 with 2 RBI and Gavin Ratermann had two hits.  South Central is now 4-0 on the season and 3-0 in NTC play.

BSE baseball falls to St. Anthony


BSE               0    0    0    0    0        0    3    3


St. Anthony   0    3    3    2    2       10  12   1




 



BSE:



Malachi Maxey - 1 for 2



Noah Flowers - 1 for

Vandals football hosts Carlinville tonight


The Vandals are back at home tonight, trying to start the season 2-0. But, they will have their work cut out for them tonight, as they will host the Carlinville Cavaliers. Vandals Coach John Stout says the Cavaliers have a lot of experience, especially on the offensive side of the ball.

 

Both teams are 1-0—with the Vandals coming off their win over Gillespie while Carlinville

Patton Makes Major League Debut




South Central High School grad Spencer Patton didn’t have to wait long to make his Major League debut as he saw action in last night’s game, which was just his first in a Texas Rangers uniform since being called up Monday. With Texas trailing the Seattle Mariners 9-1, Patton entered the game in the top of the 4th inning with a runner on first and was able to induce a fly out and a

Lady Vandals volleyball gets win on the road




The Lady Vandals are 2-0 in the South Central Conference after getting a 25-11, 25-21 win over Roxana Thursday night. For the Lady Vandals, Ali Sasse had 5 kills and a block, Johanna Walton tallied 5 kills and 2 blocks, Katie Tarkington had 3 kills, Jessica Sullens added 5 aces and 7 assists while Madison Click and Kaydie Metzger each tallied three assists in the match. The Lady Vandals are

SEB volleyball beats South Central, stays unbeaten on the season




St. Elmo-Brownstown stayed unbeaten on the season as they defeated South Central 25-19, 25-23 in volleyball action Thursday. For St. Elmo-Brownstown, Gabi Moore had 12 kills, Erica Behl had 3 kills and 2 blocks and Sarah Maxey tallied 15 assists and 2 aces. St. Elmo-Brownstown is now 3-0 on the season and will back in action Saturday at the Mattoon Tournament. South Central falls to 0-2 and

MG Jr High softball defeats SEB


Mulberry Grove travelled to St Elmo


 



WP: Dolthager



LP: Oberlink




 



                                             R  H   E



MG    2   0   0   0   0   3   3   8   7

BSE gets shutout win over Mulberry Grove




Brownstown-St. Elmo senior Drake Hall pitched a complete game shutout as the Bombers pull out a 1-0 win over Mulberry Grove. The Bombers threatened early in the game drawing two walks and putting a third man on base with a single before Mulberry Grove pitcher Derek Childress was able to get out of the jam getting a pop fly out and two strikeouts to end the inning. Hall and Childress would

BSE Jr high baseball schedule change


BSE-Altamont Junior High School baseball is being moved to Gilbert Park in Altamont, starting at 4:15 pm today.

Vandals soccer falls in close on to Piasa SW


Vandals soccer lost a close one on Tuesday to Piasa Southwestern, 2 to 1.  Austin Durbin had the goal for the Vandals and Blake Torbeck had 7 saves in goal for the Vandals, who fall to 0-2 on the season.  The Vandals will be back in action on Thursday versus Effingham.

Lady Vandals volleyball wins home opener




The Lady Vandals evened their record to 1-1 after winning their home opener over Staunton 25-12, 25-22. After trading points with the Bulldogs to start that first game, the Vandals broke a 4-4 tie and would maintain control of the lead on their way to the first set win. After again trading points with Staunton to start the second game, the Vandals fell behind 14-10 before battling to a 17-17

SEB volleyball now 2-0 on year with win


SEB beat Christ Our Rock Lutheran 25-15, 25-27, 25-21

Gabi Moore - 8 kills, 3 aces
Emily Bone - 4 kills, 4 aces
Katie Kroll - 6 kills
Sarah Maxey - 16 assists

SEB is now 2-0 (1-0 EIC)

Next: Thursday @ South Central, Saturday @ Mattoon Tournament

Vandalia Fr-Soph football falls in close one to Greenville


Greenville 42-36 over Vandalia.

Zimmerman: 3 touchdowns, 200 all-purpose yards
Chandler Boyd: 75 yds rushing, TD
Nathan Casey: 190 yds passing, 2 pass TD
 

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of August 30th are Collin Nestleroad and Bobby Bradley.  The Vandals scored four TDs in their season opening win on Friday night, and Collin (20 yd TD run and 44 TD pass) and Bobby (3 yd TD run and 5 yd TD run) were involved on all the scores in the Vandals 30 to 6 win over Gillespie.

Your Athlete of the Week brought to you each week by Pro

Week one Scores from South Central Conference


Vandals 30, Gillespie 6

Greenville 56, Litchfield 28

Hillsboro 20, Piasa SW 14

Carlinville 64, Roxana 40

Pana 23, Staunton 7
 

Vandals scoring breakdown from Week One


With :56 to go in the 1st quarter, Collin Nestleroad connected with Marcus Zimmerman for a 44 yard TD pass.  The 2 point conversion was good.  At that point, Vandals lead 8 to 6.

With 2:08 remaining in the 2nd quarter, Bobby Bradley scored on a 3 yard TD run.  The 2 point conversion attempt was no good.  At this point in the game, the Vandals lead 14 to 6. 

With

Vandals football opens season with win


The Vandals open their 2014 football season with a win on Friday, defeating the Gillespie Miners, 30 to 6, at Mark Greer Field.  The Vandals forced 4 Gillespie turnovers in the second half, and tacked on two fourth quarter scores to secure the victory.  The Vandals are 1-0 on the season and will host Carlinville next Friday night.

Vandals golfers take three team event at home


The Vandals golfers took the top spot in a three team event on Thursday at Vandalia Country Club.  The Vandals shot at 180 as a team, finishing three shots ahead of Ramsey who took second place.  Altamont shot a 194 as a team to take third.  Ramsey's Brady Reiss and Michael Lay both shot a 40 to take the medalist spot for the day.  For the Vandals, Jake Bowen shot a 42 and

Vandals soccer falls in season opener to Pana


Vandalia Vandals @ Pana

L  2 - 6

Goals: Austin Durbin, Craig Spearman

Assist; Craig Spearman

Keeper Saves: Blake Torbeck - 17

Lady Vandals tennis falls to Greenville


Vandals girls tennis team fell 1-8 to Greenville Thursday.  The only win was a singles victory by Hannah Blythe.  Emma Meyer staged a second set comeback but a little too late while Gabby Dossett lost a squeaker in a 3rd set super tie break 7--10.   Greenville played an all senior varsity squad.

BSE baseball falls to North Clay


AT Louisville  -  Aug. 28

 

BSE             0    1    0    0    2    0    0        3    4    5

North Clay   4    2    0    1    2    1    x       10

Vandals open football season at home tonight


High School football season begins tonight. And, the Vandals will open the season at home. The Vandals will host the Gillespie Miners to open their season tonight. One quick glance at the Vandals starters for tonight shows a lot of returning experience. And, Vandals Coach John Stout says that is certainly a big change from this time last year.

 

The Vandals lost an ugly one on the road

SEB defeats Lady Vandals in volleyball opener for both teams




In the season opener for both teams, St. Elmo-Brownstown defeated Vandalia in 3 sets 17-25, 26-24, 25-19. After the first set of the match in which the Vandals held control throughout the game, the Eagles held throughout most of the second set allowing the Vandals to tie the score three times before pulling out the win. After Vandalia scored to start the third set, the Eagles again took the

SC HS Grad Spencer Patton looks to get Sept 1 call up to the big leagues




According to comments made by Texas Rangers General Manager Jon Daniels that were a part of a Fort Worth Star-Telegram article published on Monday, South Central High School grad Spencer Patton could be getting his call up to the Texas Rangers soon. Patton, currently serving as a reliever for Triple-A Round Rock Express, is sporting a 0.69 ERA since joining Round Rock with a 1-1 record and 3

South Central shuts out Patoka in fall baseball action




Noah Powless pitched four innings of shutout ball and Gavin Ratermann followed up with two scoreless innings of his own as South Central defeated Patoka 10-0 in baseball action Wednesday. South Central got on the board in the first with a sacrifice fly from Dylan Smith scoring Ratermann immediately followed by a solo home run from Powless. The Cougars added five more runs in second and one

BSE baseball goes extra innings for win in fall opener


AT  Dieterich  -  Aug. 26

 

12 innings

BSE           2    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    0    1        3    5    4

Dieterich    0    0    0

SEB Jr High Softball falls to Altamont


SEB travelled to Altamont

 

WP Mette

LP Oberlink

 

SEB 0   1   1   0   0   0   x    2   5   10

ALT  2   0   1   1   4   4   x   12  7    2

 

SEB Maxey 2B, 2-1B,

South Central begins fall baseball season with win


The South Central Cougars got their fall baseball season off to a solid start, as they picked up a 2 to 1 win over Altamont in their season opener.  Dylen Peters went all 7 innings on the mound, allowing an unearned run and just 3 hits to pick up the win.  Dylan Smith was 2 for 3 with a 2 run HR in the 6th inning.  South Central is now 1-0 and they will host Patoka on Wednesday.

Vandals golfers take 3rd at 6 team event


The Vandals golfers had a stronger showing in their event on Wednesday, taking 3rd at a 6 team event at Timberlakes Golf Course.  The Vandals shot a 184 as a team--with Scotty Shulman and Zack Schaal each leading the Vandals with a 44 and Jake Bowen shot a 45.  Alton Marquette won the event.  The Vandals are back in action today for an event at Governor's Run Golf Course in

Vandals golfers take 8th at season opening event


The Vandals golfers took 8th place at their opening event of the season.  The Vandals were part of "The Battle for the Hickory Stick" at Belk Park Golf Course Monday.  The Vandals shot a 373 as a team to take 8th place, with Alton Marquette winning the event shooting a 322.  For the Vandals, Richie Well shot an 85, Zach Schaal and Jake Bowen each shot 96 for the

SEB Jr High softball falls in second game of season


NTJHC action Windsor/Stew-Stras at St Elmo/Brownstown

 

WP: Megan Schlechte

LP: Natalie Oberlink

                                            R  

Vandals athletic Hall of Fame will add four individuals, one team this year


The Vandal Athletic Hall of Fame for 2014 will include four individuals and one team being inducted next month. The Hall of Fame Committee has elected individuals Mike Hayner, Dennis Whitten, Gary Plum and Jeff Mefford, along with the 2009 Lady Vandals basketball team. The new Hall of Famers will be inducted the night of the Vandals homecoming football game on September 26th.

SEB defeated Ramsey in JH softball opener for both teams


WP: Natalie Oberlink

LP: Banal

                                              R   H   E

Ram.  1   0   2   1   2   1   0    7   4   0

SEB.  2   1   4   4   0   1   X

Vandals football gets practice started, ahead of last year in preparation


The High School football season officially got underway yesterday with the first day of practice. The Vandals held their first practice yesterday morning, just wrapping up before the rains set in for the morning. Vandals Coach John Stout says it was a good first practice. And, he says they also had a good summer of preparation.

 

This time a year ago the Vandals were not bringing back

South Central HS sports starting practice


South Central High School will get their sports season practices started this week. For baseball, practice will begin on Wednesday at Lion's Field in Kinmundy with Freshmen and new players starting at 3:30 pm and returning players at 4:30 pm. Volleyball practice begins on Thursday from 8 am to 11 am in the SCHS gym. You will need outdoor shoes and indoor volleyball items. Players must have

Vandals have good first practice


The High School football season officially got underway for the Vandals this morning. Today is the first day for official practice. Vandals Coach John Stout says the weather was good to start, and they beat the rain drops.

 

Coach Stout says the Vandals have 67 players out for football this year. The Vandals will start their season on August 29th versus Gillespie. We'll hear more

Vandals football starting practice today


The Vandals football season is officially underway today. Today is the first day to begin high school football practice and the Vandals started at 6 am this morning. The Vandals are coming off a 1-8 season a year ago, but do return several major contributors from last season. The Vandals will open the football season at home on August 29th, when they will host the Gillespie Miners.

Vandalia Mens slow pitch softball league's All Star games Monday


Vandalia slow pitch softball league's All Star Games start at 6:30 PM on Monday, August 4th, best 2 out of 3.  Teams will be based on Murray/Thompson vs Atwood/Montgomery.  Matthews splits his players between the 2 teams.  Food (players, news media and their families) serves at 6 PM.......  Pulled pork, beans, chips, and drinks (water/Gatorade/soda).

Final standings for Vandalia mens slow pitch softball league









7/30/2014 Standings
 
 
 


 
 
 
 


Team
Wins
Lost
 


Roger Clark Welding/Murray
13
7
 


BCH Detailing/Atwood
13
7
 


Copper Penny/Matthews
10
10
 


Montgomery

Post 95 Eliminated from Tournament


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion baseball has been eliminated from the 5th division tournament after falling to Herrin 6-2 on Wednesday afternoon. Post 95 got out to a 2-0 first inning lead before Herrin tied the game in the 5th inning. Herrin scored twice in the 5th and another two in the 7th to put the game away. Post 95 is now 32-10.
 

Senior Legion falls in first game of division tournament


The Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion team faces elimination today in the 5th division Senior Legion tournament. Post 95 lost in their first game of the tournament Tuesday afternoon, falling to Fairview Heights-Swansea, 20 to 3. Post 95 Senior Legion is now 32-9 on the season and they will play at 1:30 pm today with Jacob Behrends expected to get the start today.

Post 95 Senior Legion wins District Tournament, on to Division tourney


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion continues on with their season.  On Friday night, Post 95 defeated Olney, 13 to 3, to win their District tournament.  Post 95 is now 30-8 on the season.  They move on to the 5th division Senior Legion Tournament in New Baden, where they will play on Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 pm, when they will take on the winner of a game on Monday between Murphysboro

Post 95 Senior Legion wins, play for District title tonight


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion baseball was a winner at Robinson on Thursday evening, defeating Olney, 14 to 2.  Post 95 is now 29-8 on the season.  They will play Olney again tonight at Robinson, with tonight's game deciding the District Championship.

Eventful day for South Central HS grad Spencer Patton


It was a very busy day for South Central High School graduate Spencer Patton on Wednesday.  For starters, Patton was a member of the Triple A All Star team and appeared in last night's game and struck out the only hitter he faced.  The interesting thing is it he did it wearing an Omaha Storm Chasers jersey for the final time.  Earlier Wednesday, Patton was traded from the

Post 95 Senior legion gets 2 wins at District tournament


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion picked up two wins on Wednesday night. In game one at the district tournament on Wednesday at Robinson, Post 95 Senior Legion defeated Robinson, 13 to 6. Connor Beasley was 3 for 4 with a home run in the game. In the second game, Post 95 got an 8 to 4 win over T-Town. Jacob Behrends got the win on the mound and Noah Powless and Connor Beasley both homered in the

Lady Vandals summer softball gets first win of summer


Game 1:

Alumni 14

Lady Vandals 4

Lady Vandals were down 3-2 after 1 inning and 6-4 after 3 innings before giving up 8 runs in the final inning

Lady Vandals:

Karlie Bright 1-3, R

Lindsey Dagen 1-2, R

Molly Kern 1-1, 2B, RBI

Game 2:

Alumni 6

Lady Vandals 7​
 


 

The Lady Vandals walked off with a 4 run 5th inning (the final inning) to earn their

Post 95 SR Legion falls in first game of District Tourney, back in action Tuesda


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion will look to try and stay alive in their district tournament on Tuesday.  After being rained out on Saturday, Post 95 lost on Sunday night to T-Town, 6 to 4.  Post 95 is now 26-8 on the season.  They will need a win on Tuesday, when they play at Robinson at 4 pm.

Post 95 Senior Legion begins play in District Tournament Saturday


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion is the top seed for the District tournament this weekend in Robinson.  Post 95 is the top seed, followed by Effingham, Olney, T-Town and Robinson.  Post 95 will play on Saturday in the tournament.  Post 95 Senior Legion is 26-7 overall on the season, coming off winning the Robinson Tournament this past weekend.

Post 95 SR Legion wins Robinson Tournament


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion won the Robinson Tournament.  In the semi-finals, Post 95 rallied late and defeated T-Town, 5 to 4, winning on a walk off RBI hit by Connor Beasley.  In the championship game, Connor Beasley threw a shutout as they defeated Tennessee, 4 to 0, to win the title.  Post 95 Senior Legion is now 26-7 on the season.

Post 95 Sr Legion goes 4-0 in pool play at Robinson Tourney, continues today


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion picked up two more wins on Friday at the Robinson Tournament.  Post 95 defeated Tennessee, 7 to 6, in a wild first game on Friday.  And, then beat Greene County, Indiana, 11 to 1, in their second game of the day.  Post 95 went 4-0 in pool play in the tourney.  They are the top seed heading into the final day today, and will play in the

Post 95 Sr Legion opens Robinson Tournament with 2 wins


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion baseball started off the Robinson Tournament with two wins on Thursday night.  Post 95 got an 18 to 2 win over T-Town and then defeated Robinson, 8 to 4, in the second game.  Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion is now 22-7 on the season and they will continue play in the Robinson Tournament today.

Post 95 Senior Legion falls in semis of Mattoon Firecracker Tournament


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion lost on Saturday in the semifinals of the Mattoon Firecracker Tournament, falling to Mattoon, 4 to 0.  Post 95 is now 18-7 on the season.  They will host Salem in a doubleheader tomorrow evening beginning at 6 pm at Vandalia Mutual Field.

Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion into semi-finals at Mattoon Firecracker tournamen


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion is into the semi-finals today of the Mattoon Firecracker Tournament.  By going 2-1 in pool play, Post 95 won their pool and will play in the semi-finals today at 2 pm (most likely versus Mattoon).  With a win, Post 95 would move on to the championship game, where they would play the winner of the other semi-final game between T-Town and Danville.  As

Post 95 Sr Legion 2-1 so far in Firecracker Tournament


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion is 2-1 so far in the Mattoon Firecracker Tournament.  Post 95 started the tourney off on Wednesday with a 4 to 0 win over Macon County, with Matt Tomazzoli picking up the win.  In games on Thursday, Post 95 lost to Effingham 7 to 3 with Clinton Hood taking the loss but then picked up an 8 to 1 win over Louisville with Jacob Behrends getting the win.

4th and final Vandals summer shootout underway this morning


The fourth and final Vandals summer shootout gets underway this morning. 14 teams are in town for this shootout. St. Elmo-Brownstown and Hillsboro are in this shootout, along with Putnam County out of northern Illinois, Harrisburg from Southern Illinois and Princetion, Indiana. The shootout will run throughout the day today, with games mostly at the high school, junior high and elementary school

Dwight wins 3rd Vandals summer shootout


Dwight defeated St. Joe-Ogden in the championship game of the 3rd Vandals summer shootout Tuesday afternoon.  The final four of the tournament was Dwight, St. Joe-Ogden, Benton and Olney.  For the tournament, the Vandals went 3-5.  St. Elmo-Brownstown ended up 1-6 in the tournament.  The fourth and final summer shootout gets underway Thursday morning.   

Post 95 Sr Legion sweeps doubleheader at home


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion improved to 16-4 on the season, as they swept a doubleheader from Bluford at home last night. In game one, Post 95 picked up a 4 to 3 win. Noah Powless had two hits and drove in a run in the game. Jacob Behrends came on in relief of Connor Beasley to pick up the win and picked off the potential tying run at second base to end the game. In game two, Post 95 picked up

Legion baseball tonight on WKRV


We will have baseball action tonight on WKRV, as the Post 95 Senior Legion will host Bluford.  There will be doubleheader, with the first game getting underway tonight at 6 pm.  And, we'll have both games on tonight on 107.1 FM WKRV and available at www.vandaliaradio.com

Third Summer Shootout gets underway this morning


The third Vandals summer shootout gets underway this morning in all 4 Vandalia school district gymnasiums. There are 15 teams in town for this third shootout. As for local schools, St. Elmo-Brownstown and Altamont are in the third shootout. Some of the other schools include Riverton, Paris, St. Joe-Ogden, Benton, Mascoutah and Olney. This third shootout goes on today and tomorrow with the

Vandalia summer softball falls in DH to Wood River


Game 1: 4 innings

Wood River 11

Vandalia 1

 

Kati Ladner 2-2 (only hits in the game), Lindsey Dagen BB, R

Molly Kern: 3 IP, 8 ER, 4 hits, 4 BB, 3 HBP, 2 K

 

 

 

Game 2: 7 innings

Wood River 13

Vandalia 0

 

Lindsey Dagen and Makela Ruot each had a hit (only 2 hits in the game)

Emalee Hall: 5 IP, 6 R, 6 ER, 5 hits, 3 BB, 6 HBP, 3

Post 95 Senior Legion takes DH at home versus Effingham


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion baseball picks up two more wins on Thursday evening. Post 95's Senior Legion team picked up a 4 to 3 win in game one, and got a walk off, 7 to 6 extra inning win in game two. Post 95 is now 14-4 on the season. They will host Robinson for a doubleheader on Saturday starting at 2 pm. Meanwhile, Post 95 Senior Legion will be hosting Bluford on Monday evening

Post 95 Senior Legion splits DH with Shelby County


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion team split a doubleheader at home last night with Shelby County.  Post 95 lost game one, 5 to 2, and won the second game, 11 to 2.  Post 95 Senior Legion is 12-4 overall on the season.  They are scheduled to host Effingham in a doubleheader tonight.

Post 95 Senior Legion sweeps DH from T-Town


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion baseball continues to roll as they take a doubleheader at T-Town on Tuesday night. Post 95 Sr Legion took game one, 3 to 1.  Jacob Behrends got the win on the mound.  In game two, Post 95 picked up an 8 to 7 win in 8 innings. Brock Trexler got the win.  Post 95 Senior Legion is now 11-3 overall on the season and 4-1 in district play.  They

Vandalia summer softball team plays VCHS alumni


As they get ready for their summer schedule, the Vandalia summer softball team played the alumni in a doubleheader.  The alumni were winners in both games, 11 to 3 in both games.  As for the summer softball players, Lindsay Dagen had a hit and scored two runs in the first game and had a hit and scored a run in the second game.  The summer softball team is made up of high

Fairfield wins second Vandals Summer Shootout


Fairfield defeated Flora in the championship game Friday afternoon of the Vandals Summer Shootout, which was the second of the four total shootouts.  For the young Vandals, they went 2-6 overall in the second shootout, which included 14 teams from around the state.  This week will be off from the shootouts, with the 3rd shootout getting underway a week from today.

Post 95 Senior Legion goes 2-2 in Greenville Tournament


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion baseball goes 2-2 over the weekend in the Greenville Tournament.  On Friday, Post 95 got two homes games for the tourney as they lost to Florissant, 10 to 2, and then defeated Shelby County, 9 to 1.  On Saturday, Post 95 defeated Bluford, 7 to 1, in their first game of the day but lost to New Baden, 8 to 0.  Post 95 Senior Legion is now 9-3 on the

Post 95 Sr Legion goes 1-1 in start of Greenville Tourney


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion started off 1-1 in the Greenville Tournament.  In games actually played on Friday night at Vandalia Mutual Field, Post 95 lost to Florissant, 10 to 2 and then defeated Shelby County, 9 to 1.  Overall, Post 95 Senior Legion is 8-2 on the season.  They will continue with play today at Greenville in the Greenville tournament, as they will play

Second Vandals summer shootout underway this morning


The second Vandalia Summer Shootout is underway this morning, with games during the day today at all 4 Vandalia School District gymnasiums.  The Vandals will play at VCHS gymnasium, taking on Carlyle, Cumberland and Benton in their first three games of the day today.  There are a total of 16 teams in this second shootout, which will run throughout the day today and tomorrow with the

Vandalia Post 95 Junior legion goes 2-2 over the weekend


Vandalia Post 95 Junior Legion went 2-2 in action over the weekend.  The Junior Legion split a doubleheader on Saturday versus Dieterich, winning game one 6 to 5 and falling in game two, 11 to 1.  In the win, Zach Schaal went the final two innings in relief and picked up the win.  Ryne Dangbar had 3 RBI in the win. 

On Sunday, Post 95 Jr Legion lost to Quincy, 11 to 0 but

First Vandalia summer shootout underway this morning


The first of four Vandals summer shootouts gets underway this morning Vandalia High School, Junior and Elementary School gyms.  The Vandals today will play Nashville at 9 am, Patoka at 10:30, Villa Grove at 12 pm and Edwards County at 2 pm.  The Vandals will have games with Ramsey and Seneca tomorrow before tournament play gets underway at 11 am tomorrow.  The second shootout will

HS baseball and softball championships-Altamont wins 1A softball title


Class 1A softball state championship in East Peoria

Altamont 2, Trico 1 -Altamont wins state championship

Class 2A softball championship

Rock Island Alleman 9, T-Town 3

Class 1A state baseball championship in Peoria

Illinois Lutheran 12, Weber Township 2, 6 innings

Class 2A baseball championship

Pleasant Plains 7, Byron 1 in 5 innings
 

Post 95 Senior Legion goes 2-1 over weekend


Vandalia Post 95 Senior Legion suffered their first loss of the season this weekend, but did continue to play well overall. On Saturday, Post 95 got an 11 to 1 win over Albion. Dylen Peters got the win on the mound while Noah Powless was 2 for 4 in the win. On Sunday, Post 95 suffered their first loss, falling 2 to 1 in their first game of the day to Effingham. But, Post 95 Senior Legion

Post 95 Jr Legion goes 1-1 versus Odin


Vandalia Post 95 Junior Legion went 1-1 in action Thursday versus Odin.  Post 95 fell in game one, 5 to 4.  Jake Stewart pitched all 7 innings but took the loss.  Noah Murray was 3 for 4. 

In game two, Post 95 Junior Legion picked up a 12 to 9 win.  Cody Phillips had 3 RBI in the victory.
 

Altamont To Play for IHSA 1A Softball Championship


The Altamont Lady Indians softball team will be playing for a State Championship after beating Sciota West Prairie 3-1 in the IHSA 1A state tournament semifinals in East Peoria this morning. Senior pitcher Deidre Ledbetter kept the West Prairie hitters at bay allowing just 5 hits and recording 15 strikeouts in the game. The Indians got their offense started early with back-to-back home runs from

Vandals start summer basketball schedule Saturday


The school year just got over this week, but the summer basketball season kicks into high gear. The Vandals will head to the Monmouth summer shootout tomorrow, with several games on the dockets. After a day off on Sunday, the Vandals will then begin play in their first of four summer shootouts in Vandalia on Monday, with the first shootout on Monday and Tuesday and the second shootout running

Post 95 Senior Legion gets win


Post 95 Senior Legion is off to a strong start for the season.  St. Elmo High School grad Connor Beasley gave Post 95 8 strong inning and Jaco Behrends finished things off in the 9th inning, as Post 95 Senior Legion gets a 5 to 4 win last night in their home opener at Vandalia Mutual Field.  The Post 95 Senior Legion is now 3-0 on the season.

Post 95 Sr Legion will play New Baden at home tonight


Post 95 Sr Legion will play New Baden at home tonight at 6 pm.  It will be a 9 inning game.

Senior Legion baseball opens with two wins on Sunday, game cancelled for today


Post 95 Senior Legion baseball started their season off with two wins on Sunday.  Post 95's Senior Legion team took a doubleheader from Jerseyville, winning 8 to 0 in game one and 9 to 4 in game two. 

Post 95 Senior Legion was scheduled to play T-Town today, but that game has been cancelled as T-Town is still playing high school baseball and plays in the super-sectional

South Central baseball falls in sectional championship


South Central's baseball season came to a close--in the same spot as last year in the post-season and against the same team.  South Central lost today to Windsor/Stew-Stras, 5 to 0, in the North Clay Sectional Championship.  South Central ends their season with a record of 13-16.  South Central made it to the sectional championship last year, as well, also falling to

Vandals Curtis Gordon takes 6th in pole vault


Vandals Freshman Curtis Gordon took 6th in the finals of the Class 1A State Track meet in pole vault.  Curtis took 6th, vaulting exactly 14 feet.  Carlinville Senior Jack Denby took the pole vault state championship at 16'3".

Vandals Ethan Meyer takes 11th in triple jump


Vandals Sophomore Ethan Meyer takes 11th in the Class 1A state finals in the triple jump.  Ethan took 11th with a distance of 41'9.25".

Curtis Gordon, Ethan Meyer in track state finals today


Vandals Freshman Curtis Gordon and Sophomore Ethan Meyer will be competing in the Class 1A State Finals in Track and Field today in Charleston.  For Curtis Gordon, he was tied for the top pole vault spot in preliminaries at 13'6" and his 14'6" in sectionals was among the top vaults coming into the state meet.  Curtis will go at 10 am this morning in the state

South Central baseball in sectional championship today


For the second year in a row, South Central baseball has advanced to the sectional championship and will take on the same opponent as last year.  South Central and Windsor/Stew-Stras will play today in the North Clay Sectional championship game at 1 pm.  The winner moves on to the Super-Sectional on Monday afternoon at Rent One Park in Marion, taking on the winner of the Cobden

Vandals Meyer, Gordon both moving on to state track finals


Vandalia sophomore Ethan Meyer and freshman Curtis Gordon will be moving on to the IHSA 1A State Track Finals on Saturday. Meyer placed 12th in the Triple Jump in Thursday's preliminaries. Meyer bested his seeded jump as his farthest jump today was 41’ 8.25”. Vandals freshman Curtis Gordon is also moving on to the state finals in the pole vault, as he vaulted at 13'6”

Meyer Moving On To State Finals


Vandalia sophomore Ethan Meyer will be moving on to the IHSA 1A State Track Finals on Saturday after placing 12th in the Triple Jump in today’s preliminaries. Meyer bested his seeded jump as his farthest jump today was 41’ 8.25”. The 4x200 relay team for Patoka placed 7th in their heat with a time 1:34.78, failing to qualify for Finals.
 
Lightning in the

Boys state track meet gets underway today




Six members of area track teams will be competing in the IHSA Boy’s State Track Meet today at Eastern Illinois University. Vandalia will have two athletes competing. Freshman Curtis Gordon enters today’s preliminary round as the fourth highest seeded pole vaulter after qualifying for the meet with a vault of 14’ 6" at the Newton Sectional. Gordon will be joined by

South Central baseball wins, moves on to sectional championship


South Central baseball is back in the sectional championship for the second straight year.  Tyler Ross went the distance on the mound, Dylan Smith had two hits including a two run homer and Kyle Bray added two hits, as South Central defeated Dieterich, 6 to 4, in the North Clay sectional semi-finals on Wednesday.  With the win, South Central is now 13-15 on the season and they move on

South Central baseball in sectionals today


South Central baseball continues their post-season run today, as they will take on Dieterich in the sectional semi-finals at North Clay.  South Central is 12-15 on the season, and they won the regional championship in Altamont on Saturday, when they defeated North Clay 3 to 1 in 8 innings.  The winner of this afternoon's game moves on to the sectional championship on Saturday.

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of May 24th are Curtis Gordon and Ethan Meyer of Vandalia High School.  Curtis Gordon finished second in pole vault to move on to the State Tournament and Ethan Meyer finished second in the triple jump to advance to the State Tournament as well. 

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Vandals have two advance to state in boys track, Patoka with two events advancin


The Vandals will be represented at next week's State Boys Track and Field meet.  Vandals Freshman Curtis Gordon has advanced to state in the Pole Vault, as he finished second clearing 14'6".  Vandals Sophomore Ethan Meyer has advanced to state in triple jump, taking 2nd in the event.  The Vandals took 8th as a team. 

The Patoka Warriors advanced to the state

South Central gets win, moves to regional championship


The South Central Cougars survived a seventh inning rally by Altamont, to pick up a 9 to 8 win in the Altamont Regional semi-finals on Thursday.  Dylan Smith was 2 for 4 with a solo home run, Kyle Bray had a 2 run homer and was on base four times for South Central, as they picked up the victory and improved to 11-15 on the season.  Altamont rallied for two runs in the 7th inning, but

Vandalia High School girls 4x100 relay at state


Girls State Track and Field results from prelims-no one advances to finals




The high school girls track season has come to a close for area athletes after the preliminaries of the IHSA Class A Girls State Track Meet this afternoon at Eastern Illinois University. The Vandalia girls 4x100 relay team of Anna Miller, Madison Klanke, Jalea Paslay and Emma Meyer finished in 13th place with a new school record time of :51.35. Vandalia’s Meyer finished tied for 17th in

State Track and Field update-Field events


BSE Senior Molly Hill had a discus throw of 103'9", which was 6th in her flight

VCHS Freshman Emma Meyer got to 9'6" in the pole vault
 

Girls track update from state meet


VCHS' Jalea Paslay ran a 1:01.73 in the 400 at the state meet--that is a personal best time.

VCHS girls update from state track meet


At the state tournament-

The VCHS girls 4x100 relay team ran at a time of :51.35 seconds today, taking 4th in their heat.  It is not known yet at this time if they will advance on with that time.  But, that time did set a new school record.

Emma Meyer ran the 100 in :13.01--her time will probably not be able to advance to finals
 

High School girls at state track meet starting today


Four members of the Lady Vandals track team and one member of the Brownstown-St. Elmo girls track team will compete in the preliminaries of the IHSA Class A State Track Meet today at Eastern Illinois University's O'Brien Stadium in Charleston. Field events will get underway at 10am with Vandalia's Emma Meyer competing in the pole vault at that time and Brownstown-St. Elmo's Molly

BSE baseball season ends in regional semis, South Central baseball plays today


The Brownstown-St. Elmo baseball season came to an end on Wednesday, as they lost to North Clay, 3 to 2 in 8 innings.  North Clay scored on a bases loaded walk in the bottom of the 8th inning.  Jacob Behrends, who came in to relieve Levi Maxey in the 7th, took the loss.  BSE had scored in the 7th inning to tie the game.  Levi Maxey was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI, while

Police escort today for VCHS girls track athletes heading to state


VCHS girls track coach Gena Nance says there will be a police escort today at 3 pm for the girls track team members that are heading to the state track meet, which gets underway tomorrow.  Emma Meyer qualified for state in the 100, 200 and pole vault, Jalea Paslay qualified in the 400 and 800 and the 4x100 relay team of Meyer, Paslay, Anna Miller and Madison Klanke also qualified for

VJHS Sectional results, state tournament this weekend


Boys Sectional Results

8th Grade:

2nd Place: Dylan Garrett Hurdles
Marcus Zimmerman 100 (State Qualifier)
Dylan Garrett, James Taylor, Devin Smith, Marcus Zimmerman 4X100

5th Place: Devin Smith 400

6th Place: Nathan Casey, Ethan Ferguson, Scott Shulman, Jake Truitt 4X200
Nathan Schaub, Ethan Ferguson, Garrett McNary, Devin Smith 4X400


7th Grade:

1st Place: Devon Little

SEB, South Central softball fall in regionals


The season came to a close for St. Elmo-Brownstown softball on Tuesday, as they lost in the regional semi-finals to Stew-Stras/Windsor, 6 to 1.  SEB softball finishes their season with a record of 15-16.  Their season did include winning the regular season title in the Egyptian-Illini Conference.

South Central softball season came to a close on Tuesday, as they lost in the regional

Vandals fall in final game of season


In a make up game needed to help decide the South Central Conference championship, the Vandals lost at Roxana on Tuesday, 11 to in 5 innings.  Jake Stewart took the loss on the mound.  Carson Smith, Matt Beck and Collin Ledbetter had the only hits for the Vandals, who finish their season with a record of 8-18.

Vandals fall to Pana in regionals, BSE advances


Vandals baseball lost to Pana in regional play on Monday, falling 8 to 2.  Zach Schaal went the distance on the mound, allowing 8 unearned runs to take the loss as the Vandals made 7 errors.  Colin Ledbetter had two hits for the Vandals, who fall to 8-17 on the season.  The Vandals will finish their season today, as they will play a makeup conference game at Roxana.

Jacob

Vandalia softball season comes to close, fall in regionals


The Lady Vandals softball season came to a close on Monday afternoon, as they lost to Trenton Wesclin in regional play, 4 to 1.  Taylor Well was 2 for 3 in the game with an RBI.  The Lady Vandals end their season with a record of 8-23.

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of May 17th are Emma Meyer and Jalea Paslay.  At the sectional meet on Thursday at Staunton, Emma qualified for state three individuals events-the 100 (taking 1st), 200 (taking 2nd) and pole vault (taking 2nd place) and as part of the 4x100 relay team (taking first place).  Jalea won sectional championships in both the 400 and 800,

Vandals fall to Piasa SW, BSE & South Central get wins


The Vandals lost at Piasa Southwestern, 10 to 0, in 5 innings on Friday afternoon.  Jake Stewart allowed 10 runs, 5 earned, in 4.2 innings to take the loss.  The Vandals had just two hits on the day-one by Richie Well and one by Jake Bowen.  The Vandals fall to 8-14 on the season.  They will play at the Ish Smith Classic in Greenville today. 

Malachi Maxey hit a walk

Lady Vandals fall to Piasa, SEB gets win


The Lady Vandals lost at Piasa Southwestern, 18 to 1, on Friday afternoon.  Piasa SW scored 10 runs in the first inning to take control of the game.  Taylor Well had two hits for the Lady Vandals, who fall to 8-22 on the season.  They will play at the Tri-Cities tournament today.

St. Elmo-Brownstown got a 10 to 6 win over Mulberry Grove in a game that was called after 5 innings

VCHS girls track qualifies for state in six events


Sectionals at Staunton 5/15

 

1st Place:

 

100: Emma Meyer 13.42 **State Qualifier**

400: Jalea Paslay 1:02.55 **State Qualifier**

800: Jalea Paslay 2:24.35 **State Qualifier**

4x100: Anna Miller, Madison Klanke, Jalea Paslay, Emma Meyer 52.58**State Qualifier**

 

2nd Place:

200: Emma Meyer 27.83 **State Qualifier**

Pole Vault: Emma Meyer

VCHS boys track results at South Central Conference meet


Overall Scores: 
Pana    116
Pisa    86.33
Staunton    85.33
Greenville    54
Roxana    51
Carlinville    46.33
Litchfield    41
Vandalia    32
Hillsboro    25
Gillespie    21

2nd:
    Curtis Gordon-Pole Vault:

VJHS boys track results from conference meet


5-13 Track Results

7th Grade Team

First – Pana

Second – Vandalia

Third – Greenville

Fourth – Hillsboro

Fifth – Litchfield

Individual Results

Firsts

200 High Jump – Trevor Smalls (5’6" – New School and Conference Record)

Hurdles 800 – Devon Little

400 – Blake Barth

Seconds

Pole Vault –

VJHS girls track results from conference meet


8th Grade Girls Conference Meet Results

Team Results

Vandalia – 4th Place (only a 7 points difference between 2nd place and 4th place)

1st Place

Tarkington – 100

Marquardt - 1600

2nd Place

Tarkington – 200

Elam – 800

Marquardt - Discus

3rd Place

Garrison – 400, high jump

4x100 – Garrison, Marquardt, Elam, Tarkington

4th

SEB softball wins


St. Elmo-Brownstown picked up an NTC win on Tuesday afternoon.  SEB got an 8 to 3 win over Strew-Stras/Windsor.  With the win, SEB improved to 14-14 on the season and they are now 5-2 in NTC play.  SEB softball will be back in action on Thursday when they will take on Marshall.

Vandals baseball no hit in loss to Carlyle, BSE wins


The Vandals were no hit in a 10 to 0, 5 inning loss to Carlyle on Monday.  Jake Stewart went 4.2 innings allowing 10 runs but only 2 were earned.  The Vandals are 8-13 on the season.  They are off until Thursday when they will travel to Roxana.

Brownstown-St. Elmo got a 14 to 9 win over Mulberry Grove on Monday.  Noah Flowers went five innings to pick up the win.  Levi

Megan Godoyo throws no hitter on Senior Day, Lady Vandals split DH-other scores


Megan Godoyo struck out 15 on her way to a no hitter on Senior Day, as the Lady Vandals took the first game of a doubleheader from Ramsey, 9 to 2.  Sarah Bigelow had 3 hits and 2 RBI, Kylie Sellers had 3 hits and scored two runs, and Megan Godoyo had two hits and two RBI for the Lady Vandals in the win.  In game two, Ramsey got an 11 to 4, to split the double headers.  The Lady

VCHS boys Fr-Soph at Conf meet


Fresh/Soph Boys placed 6th in conference.  Overall Scores:
Pana    132 pts
Carlinville    114 pts
Staunton    57 pts
Litchfield    51 pts
Hillsboro    50 pts
Vandalia    45 pts
Roxana    42 pts
Piasa    30 pts
Greenville    22

VCHS girls with strong showing at Fr-Soph Conf meet on Saturday


1st Place:

800: Jalea Paslay 2:24.12 ** New School Record** **New Fresh/Soph Conference Meet Record**

4x100: Anna Miller, Madison Klanke, Jalea Paslay, Emma Meyer 52.93 **New Meet Record**

Long Jump: Emma Meyer 15’6"

2nd Place:

100H: Anna Miller 18.0

300H: Anna Miller 49.51 **New School Record**

Pole Vault: Emma Meyer 9’6"

3rd Place:

400: Madison

Lady Vandals softball to host Ramsey today, moving Senior Day to today


The softball game between Vandalia and Ramsey has been moved up from tomorrow to today.  So, this afternoon will now be Senior Day for the Lady Vandals before their game with Ramsey.  The Lady Vandals will honor Seniors Megan Godoyo, Taylor Well, Brandy Protz and Kylie Sellers.

Lady Vandals split two games on Saturday


Game one-Vandalia 4, Carlyle 3 in 8 innings-Lady Vandals scored two runs in the bottom of the 8th inning and a sac bunt by Lindsey Dagen, followed by two fielder's choice plays without an out to load the bases.  Megan Godoyo then singled to tie the game and Taylor Well drew a walk to the walk off win. 

Lady Vandals lost to T-Town, 15 to 3 in the second game.  The Lady

Mulberry Grove defeats SEB to take EIC softball tournament


Mulberry Grove defeated St. Elmo-Brownstown 9 to 0 in the Egyptian Illini Tournament championship on Saturday.  For SEB, they are now 13-13 on the season.  They are set to play the 3rd place game of the NTC tournament at home today versus Effingham St. Anthony.  Also, the E-I All Conference team was named on Saturday, as well.

 
Egyptian Illini Conference

All-

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of May 10th are Emma Meyer and Zach Schaal of Vandalia High School.  On Tuesday at the South Central Conference girls track meet, the Vandals freshman Meyer won the conference championship in the 100 and 200 runs.  On Monday versus Greenville, Zach threw all 7 innings, allowing just one run on 5 hits and struck out 9 in the Vandals

Vandals baseball falls to Litchfield


The Vandals lost to Litchfield, 20 to 3, in South Central Conference action on Friday.  The Vandals fall to 8-12 on the season.  They will play at Carlyle on Monday.

Lady Vandals fall in softball action, SEB falls in NTC tournament


The Lady Vandals lost to Ltichfield in softball action on Friday, 7 to 1.  The Lady Vandals had just 5 hits in the game, with Brandy Protz going 1 for 3 with the lone RBI.  The Lady Vandals fall to 6-19 on the season.  They will be at home for round robin action today, as they will play Carlyle at noon and T-Town at 3 pm.

St. Elmo-Brownstown softball lost in the semi-finals of

VCHS boys track results


Greenville:  71 pts
Mater Dei:  56 pts
Vandalia:    45 pts
CORLH:       8 pts

1st:  4x100 (46.58)--Gordon, Smith, Woolsey, Meyer.   
        Woolsey--Shot:  44'7"
        Woolsey--Long Jump:  18'6"
 

Vandals splits baseball DH with Hillsboro, South Central falls in wild one


The Vandals split a doubleheader with Hillsboro at home on Wednesday, falling 2 to 1 in 8 innings in game one and taking game 2, 8 to 7 in 8 innings.  In the first game, Jake Stewart pitched well but took the loss in going 7.1 innings and striking out 7.  Matt Beck had 3 hits and a run scored for the Vandals.  In game two, the Vandals scored the walk off run in the bottom of the

Lady Vandals split DH, other softball scores


The Lady Vandals split a doubleheader with Hillsboro at home on Wednesday, winning game one 9 to 3 and falling in game 2, 14 to 4.  In game one, Kylie Sellers and Taylor Well each had two hits and Karlie Bright drove in two runs, as the Lady Vandals jumped out to an early lead with four runs in the first and four more in the 3rd.  In game two, Megan Godoyo had 3 hits and Sara Bigelow

VJHS Boys Track results


7th Grade Team



Vandalia


Patoka



1st place

Hurdles, 800, – Devon Little New School Record Hurdles 17.3

100, High Jump, 200 – Trevor Smalls

1600 – Kaelyb Worker

Shot Put Disc – Garrett Austin

400 Blake Barth

Long Jump – Thomas Ritchey

4X100 – Trevor Smalls, Zane Steele, Blake Barth, Devon Little

4X200 – Bryce

VJHS Girls Track results


8th Grade Girls Track Results vs. Patoka 5/6

Vandalia – 1st Place

Patoka – 2nd Place


 

1st Place

Tarkington – 100, 200

Marquardt – 1600, 400, discus

Elam - 800

4x200 – Marquardt, Garrison, Elam, Tarkington

4x400 – Cannon, Garrison, Thierry, Mather


 

2nd Place

Richardson – hurdles, high jump

Garrison

Emma Meyer wins two events for VCHS girls at SCC meet


1st place:
100: Emma Meyer 13.28
200: Emma Meyer 27.89

2nd place:
4x100: Anna Miller, Madeline Cade, Jalea Paslay, Emma Meyer 52.75

3rd place:
800: Jalea Paslay 2:32
Pole Vault: Emma Meyer 10'0"

4th place:
100H: Anna Miller 17.76
300H: Anna Miller 50.29 **New School Record**
200: Anna Miller 29.52
High Jump: Johanna Walton 4'10"

5th place:


6th

South Central, BSE baseball both win


South Central 12, Windsor Stew-Stras 9 in 10 innings
W-Noah Powless in 1.2 innings of relief
Powless hit walk off Grand Slam in bottom of the 10th
Dylan Smith was 3 for 6, hit a Grand Slam to tie in the bottom of the 7th to tie the game
South Central is 8-13 on the season, will play Salem today

Brownstown-St. Elmo 9, BCCH 0
W-Noah Flowers
Jacob Behrends was 2 for 2 with 2 RBI
Landon

Vandals get win over Greenville, BSE falls in baseball action


Zach Schaal went the distance, allowing just one run and 5 hits, walking none and striking out nine, as the Vandals picked up a 4 to 1 over the Greenville Comets on Monday.  The Vandals scored all four of their runs in the 2nd inning.  Collin Nestleroad was 2 for 4 with an RBI, as the Vandals improved to 7-10 on the season. 

 
~~AT  Bob Page Field in Brownstown 

Lady Vandals fall to Greenville in close one


Lady Vandals softball scored two runs in the 7th inning, but their rally fell short, as they fall to Greenville, 11 to 9, in softball action on Monday.  Kylie Sellers and Karlie Bright each had 2 hits in the game for the Lady Vandals, who fall to 5-17 on the season.  They will play a doubleheader with Hillsboro at home on Wednesday.

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of May 3rd is Curtis Gordon of Vandalia High School.  Curtis has taken first in multiple events in track this year, including the 110 hurdles and several times in pole vault.  And, on April 25th, Curtis Gordon set a new school record in the pole vault at 14'7". 

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Vandals baseball falls to Gillespie


Gillespie scored multiple runs in every inning, on their way to a 15 to 0 win over the Vandals on Friday in baseball action.  Jake Bowen started for the Vandals, going the first 3.1 innings and allowed 8 earned runs and 10 hits in taking the loss on the mound.  The Vandals had just one hit on the day, by Matt Beck who was 1 for 2 on the day.  the Vandals fall to 6-10 on the

Lady Vandals fall to Gillespie in softball action


Gillespie scored in each of the first 5 innings, on their way to an 11 to 2 win over the Lady Vandals on Friday in softball action.  The Lady Vandals had just three hits in the game.  Taylor Well was 1 for 3 with both RBI in the game, and Karlie Bright and Megan Godoyo had the only other hits.  The Lady Vandals fall to 5-16 on the season.  They will play at Greenville on

VCHS girls track results from Cumberland meet


1st place:

Jalea Paslay 2:31

 

3rd place:

100: Emma Meyer 13.28

300H: Anna Miller 52.06

Pole Vault: Emma Meyer 9'6"

 

4th place:

4x100: Anna Miller, Madeline Cade, Jalea Paslay, Emma Meyer 53.84

100H: Anna Miller 17.66

200: Emma Meyer 27.53

High Jump: Johanna Walton 4'10"

 

Overall, 5th out of 11 teams.

Vandals baseball gets win, ends losing streak


The Vandals were 6 to 2 winners at Pana on Thursday, ending their 7 game losing streak.  Jake Stewart went the distance on the mound, allowing just one earned run and 5 hits and struck out 10.  Carson Smith had 3 hits, Richie Well had two RBI, Collin Nestleroad added two hits, a runs scored and an RBI, and Adam Palmer added two hits and a run scored.  The Vandals improved to 6-9 on

Lady Vandals softball falls to Pana


Pana softball scored 3 runs in the first inning and 4 more in the second, on their way to a 9 to 5 win over the Lady Vandals on Wednesday.  The Lady Vandals had just 4 hits on the day.  Kelsey Swain was 1 for 2 with a run scored and an RBI, Madison Click scored two runs and Karlie Bright had a hit and an RBI.  The Lady Vandals are now 5-15 on the season.

Vandals baseball falls, BSE baseball gets win


Vandals baseball falls at Carlinville, 5 to 4, in South Central Conference action.  Carlinville scored a run in the bottom of the 7th inning to get the win.  Zach Schaal went the distance on the mound for the Vandals, striking out 7 and taking the loss.  Richie Well was 3 for 4 at the plate and Carson Smith was 2 for 4 with 2 RBI.  Colin Ledbetter was 2 for 3 at the plate and

Vandalia softball falls in SCC action, SEB wins EIC title


Carlinville scored two runs in the bottom of the 7th inning, to come from behind and defeat the Lady Vandals, 5 to 4, in South Central Conference softball action.  The Lady Vandals held a 4 to 3 lead heading into the bottom of the 7th.  Megan Godoyo was 2 for 3 on the day with 2 runs scored and 3 RBI.  The Lady Vandals fall to 5-14 on the season and 1-3 in South Central Conference

Vandals Curtis Gordon sets new school pole vault record in Friday's meet


~~1st:  Curtis Gordon--Pole Vault: 14'7" NEW RECORD

 3rd:  4x100-- Curtis Gordon, Dalton Smith, Colton Woolsey & Ethan Meyer:  46.17  NEW RECORD.   Long Jump:  Colton Woolsey & Dalton Smith: 35'9" combined.    Shot Put:  Colton Woolsey & Bobby Bradley-- 78'9" combined

 5th:  Fresh/Soph 4x100--

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of April 26th are Anna Miller, Madeline Cade, Jalea Paslay, and Emma Meyer.  The Freshman-Sophomore Relay team set a new school record of :53.8 at the Greenville Relays on Friday. 

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VCHS Fr-Soph girls set new school relay record, other results


~~1st:

800 Medley (100, 100, 200, 400): Anna Miller, Emma Meyer, Madison Klanke, Jalea Paslay

F/S 4x100 Miller, Cade, Paslay, Meyer-The four set a new school record with a time of :53.8 secs--breaking a record from 1985

 


2nd:

High Jump: Johanna Walton and Jalea Paslay

 


3rd:

4x100 Throwers: Madison Klanke, Mindy Ritchey, Bobby Bradley, Colton Woolsey

Long

BSE gets win over Mulberry Grove


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