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Fulk found guilty of disorderly conduct, other charges dropped


~A Farina man charged with solicitation of murder for hire saw his charge dropped and was instead found guilty of another felony charge in Fayette County Court yesterday. 36-year old Mark Fulk of Farina was present for a pretrial hearing yesterday. With a recent development concerning a state’s attorneys witness in the case, the charge of solicitation of murder for hire was dropped with

Missouri woman killed in single vehicle crash on I-70


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A Highlandville, MO woman was killed in a single vehicle crash on I-70 early Tuesday morning. The woman identified as Royce Horton was the driver of a tractor trailer traveling west bound at the 73.5 mile marker, where she lost control rolling over multiple times into the median. Horton was ejected from the vehicle killing her instantly. Horton was pronounced dead at the scene by Fayette

Mayor Gottman updates Vandalia City Council on theater construction


~At Monday night’s Vandalia City Council meeting, Mayor Rick Gottman gave an update on the construction of the movie theater being built by Rick Cripe and Precise Construction just south of Wal-Mart at the west interchange. Gottman first addressing the board with a concern he has about a Southwestern Electric power pole that is located at the front of the building that he will be speaking
LOCAL SPORTS

Vandalia Jr High Track results from home meet


4-22 Track Results Home Meet

7th

TEAMS

1rst Pana

2nd Vandalia

3rd Brownstown/St. Elmo


 

1rst place

Trevor Smalls - 100,200

Zane Steele – PoleVault

2nd

Blake Barth – Hurdles

Trevor Smalls – High Jump

Dakota Gasaway – 800

4X200 – Bryce Dunn, Thomas Ritchey, Mathew Wells, Ethan Largent

3rd

Ethan Largent –

Lady Vandals fall to Mulberry Grove in softball action


Mulberry Grove scored 3 runs in the first inning and 4 more in the second to take control of the game, on their way to a 13 to 7 win over the Lady Vandals on Tuesday.  Vandalia did score 5 runs in the bottom of the 7th, before their rally fell short.  Kylie Sellers and Molly Kern each had 3 hits in the game.  Megan Godoyo added a two run Homer for the Lady Vandals, who fall to 5-12

Area baseball--South Central, BSE both win


South Central 7, North Clay 6
W-Dylen Peters 6 IP
S-Kyle Bray
-Noah Powless 3 Run HR
-Tyus Holmes 3 for 3
-South Central is 6-8 on the season

Brownstown-St. Elmo 4, Dieterich 2
W-Jacob Behrends (in relief)
Dalton Parks and Landon Feezel with RBI for BSE
BSE is 10-7 on the season

VCHS boys track meet at Cumberland


~~1st Place:  Curtis Gordon-- Pole Vault: 14'

 

2nd Place:  Colton Woolsey-- Shot Put: 42'10", Ethan Meyer-- Triple Jump: 38'6.25", Ethan Meyer-- 200 Dash: 23.87,  Curtis Gordon-- 110 Hurdles: 16.02

 

4th Place:  Ben Strobel--1600: 4:55.91

 

Overall Scores:

T-Town:    116

Fairfield:   

Ramsey baseball gets first win


Tristan Wesselman hit a Grand Slam and threw a complete game on the mound and Tyler Knisley scored three runs as Ramsey picked up their first win of the baseball season, 7 to 6, over Sandoval.  Ramsey plays Altamont today.

South Central beats Vandals in baseball action, BSE falls


South Central broke a four game losing streak, as they beat the Vandals, 9 to 6, on Monday at Lion's Field in Kinmundy.  Gavin Raterman was 3 for 4 at the plate with a Home Run, and also got the win on the mound going the first 4.3 innings.  Tyus Holmes was 2 for 4 at the plate for South Central, with a 2 run Homer.  For the Vandals, Richie Well and Carson Smith each had two

Lady Vandals fall to T-Town


Lady Vandals softball fell to 5-11 on the season, as they lost at T-Town, 10 to 0, in five innings on Monday.  The Lady Vandals had just two hits on the day, on each by Karlie Bright and Megan Godoyo.  The Lady Vandals will host Mulberry Grove today. 

Baseball today on WKRV


We will have baseball action today on WKRV, as the Vandals will travel to play South Central.  Game time today is set for about 4:30 pm.  And, we'll have the game for you on 107.1 FM WKRV and also available at www.vandaliaradio.com

Vandalia, SEB both go 1-1 in Nokomis Tournament


Vandalia and St. Elmo-Brownstown softball both go 1-1 on Saturday in the Nokomis Tournament.  In game one, SEB defeated Vandalia, 3 to 2.  In Vandalia's second game of the day, the Lady Vandals got a 25 to 8 win over Nokomis.  Gracie Morrison had two hits and 5 RBI and Taylor Well added three hits and 5 RBI.  The Lady Vandals are now 5-10 on the season and will play at

BSE baseball gets two Saturday wins


Brownstown-St. Elmo baseball picked up two wins over Beecher City on Saturday.  BSE won the first game, 6 to 0.  Jacob Behrends got the win, throwing a 4 hit shutout with 14 K's.  In game two, BSE was a 15 to 2 winner.  Jacob Behrends had 3 hits and Levi Maxey had two hits and 2 RBI.  BSE is now 9-6 on the season and will play at Christ Our Rock Lutheran

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of April 19th is Colton Woolsey of Vandalia High School.  At their meet on Tuesday, Colton took first place in the shot put with a throw of 43' 7.5".  It was Colton's 3rd first place finish so far this year in the event.

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Vandals baseball and softball both fall in SCC action on Friday


The Staunton Bulldogs scored 7 runs in the 4th innings, on their way to an 11 to 1 win in 5 innings over the Vandals in South Central Conference baseball action on Friday.  Jake Bowen got the start on the mound for the Vandals and took the loss, allowing 9 earned runs in 3.1 innings.  Offensively for the Vandals, Jake Bowen was 1 for 2 with the Vandals only RBI on the night.  The

Vandals fall to Shelbyville, BSE beats Ramsey


The Vandals fall on Thursday afternoon at Shelbyville, 12 to 2 in 6 innings.  Matt Beck got the start on the mound, allowing all 12 runs but just 4 earned runs in taking the loss.  Jake Bowen was 3 for 3 at the plate with 2 RBI for the Vandals, who are 5-5 on the season.  The Vandals will be at Staunton at 1 pm this afternoon.

Brownstown-St. Elmo got an 11 to 1 win over Ramsey

Vandalia Jr High Girls track results


~~8th grade team
 1 altamont
 2 vandalia
 3 neoga
 4 Windsor
 5 cowden
 6 brownstown

 1rst
 100,200, shot - Zimmerman
 800 - Hoffman
 4x100 - Garrett, Taylor, ferguson, Zimmerman

 2nd
 100 - Garrett
 1600 - Schaub
 4x200 - truitt, McNary, Shulman, Hoffman

 3rd
 Long jump,200 - Garrett
 800

Lady Vandals softball falls, SEB defeats Ramsey


The Lady Vandals fall to 4-7 on the season, as they lost to Centralia, 15 to 2 on Wednesday in 5 innings.  The Lady Vandals had three hits on the day.  Kylie Sellers was 1 for 3 with a run scored and an RBI.  Megan Godoyo was 1 for 3 with an RBI and Taylor Well was 1 for 2.  The Lady Vandals will take on Shelbyville today.

St. Elmo-Brownstown 14, Ramsey 1
SEB is 8-7 on the

Vandals fall in baseball action--BSE wins, SC falls


The Vandals fall to 5-4 on the season in baseball action, as they lost at Altamont, 13 to 3.  Alec Schroeder took the loss on the mound, allowing 7 earned runs over 3.2 innings.  Carson Smith, Jake Bowen, and Matt Beck each had a hit and an RBI in the loss. 

Brownstown-St. Elmo 9, Sandoval 1
W-Jacob Behrends 6 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 7 K's
-Noah Flowers 2 for 5, 2 RBI
-Landon

Lady Vandals fall in softball action, SEB wins--other scores


The Lady Vandals lost in softball action on Tuesday, falling to Altamont, 4 to 0.  The Lady Vandals got just one hit in the game and that was by Megan Godoyo.  Megan also went all 7 inning pitching, allowing three earned runs and striking out 8 in the loss.  The Lady Vandals are now 4-6 on the season.

St. Elmo-Brownstown 12, South Central 0
-SEB is 7-7
-SC is -1-4

BCCH 14,

Vandals, BSE both go 1-1 in action Saturday at Vandalia


The Vandals went 1-1 in action on Saturday at home.  The Vandals defeated Brownstown-St. Elmo, 8 to 6, in their first game of the day on Saturday.  Jake Bowen got the win for the Vandals, while Dalton Parks took the loss for BSE.  For the Vandals, Matt Beck was 3 for 4, and Jake Bowen and Zach Schaal each had two hits for the Vandals.  The Vandals lost their second game of the

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of April 12th is Zach Schaal of Vandalia High School.  On Wednesday in the Vandals win over Mulberry Grove, Zach was 4 for 4 at the plate and threw an inning of scoreless relief to pick up the win.  On Friday, Zach threw 8 shutout innings, striking out 11 and walking none, in the Vandals win over Pana.

Your Athlete of the Week is brought

Vandals baseball beats Pana, 1 to 0 in 8 innings


The Vandals were finally able to push a run across to win the ballgame in the bottom of the 8th inning, to get a 1-0 win over Pana in 8 innings.  Preston Ruckman was able to beat the throw home on a Connor Smith infield grounder for the only run of the game.  Zach Schaal went all 8 innings, allowing 4 hits, no walks and struck out 11 to pick up the win.  The Vandals are now 4-2 on

Lady Vandals softball defeats Pana


Taylor Well was 2 for 4 with 3 RBI, Lindsay Dagen was 2 for 3 in the game as the Lady Vandals picked up a South Central Conference win over Pana, 6 to 5, at home.  Megan Godoyo went the distance pitching, allowing just one earned run and stranding the tying run at third in the 7th inning.  The Lady Vandals are now 4-5 on the season.

VCHS girls track results from Wednesday at home


~~1st Place:

Shot Put- Jensen Hollinshead  28’0”

400m – Jalea Paslay 1:05.5

200m – Emma Meyer 28.12

 

2nd Place:

Long Jump – Iris Diaber   13’3 3/8”

High Jump – Johanna Walton 4’8”

Pole Vault – Emma Meyer

100 H – Anna Miller 17.66

800 m – Mindy Ritchey

 

3rd

Vandals host Pana today


The Vandals will start South Central Conference play today, as they will host the Pana Panthers.  The Vandals will come into today's game at 3-2 on the season, coming off a 14-13 win over Mulberry Grove on Wednesday.  Game time this afternoon is set for 4:30 pm.  And, we will have the broadcast on 107.1 FM WKRV and also available at www.vandaliaradio.com

Meanwhile, Lady

Brownstown-St. Elmo gets win over Pana


~~Pana      0    0    2    0    0    0    1        3    3    3

BSE        0    0    1    1    2   

VCHS boys track results from Wed meet-new school record in 4x100


Track Results:

1st Place Finishers:

Ben Strobel—3200 run: 10:43.28

Colton Woolsey—Shot Put: 43’5”

Curtis Gordon—Pole Vault: 14’


 

2nd Place Finishers:


 

Ethan Meyer—200 dash: 24.27

Colton Woolsey—Long Jump: 17”6”

Ethan Meyer—Triple Jump: 37’11/1/2”


 

3rd Place

Vandalia 7th and 8th grade boys track results


7th Grade Track Results: Vandalia, Effingham, Neoga

Team Results

1st – Effingham

2nd – Vandalia

3rd – Neoga


 

1st Place

Hurdles, 800 – Devin Little

High Jump – Trevor Smalls

Pole Vault – Blake Barth

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


 

2nd Place

200 – Trevor

Vandalia 7th and 8th grade girls track results


7th Grade Track Results: Vandalia, Effingham, Neoga

Team Results

1st – Effingham

2nd – Neoga

3rd – Vandalia


 

1st Place

Shot Put - Katie Wilkerson


 

2nd Place

100 – Kaitlyn Mills

Shot Put – Breann Swain

Discus – Breann Swain

4x100 Relay – Kaitlyn Mills, Emma Warner, Breann Swain, Elizabeth

Vandals win wild game over Mulberry Grove


The Vandals rallied from multiple deficits on their way to a 14 to 13 win over Mulberry Grove at home on Wednesday.  The Vandals trailed 11 to 2 going into the bottom of the 3rd inning, before scoring 3 runs in the 3rd inning and scoring in every inning after that.  The Vandals got the winning run in the bottom of the 7th inning.  Zach Schaal was 4 for 4 on the day with 4 runs

Lady Vandals softball falls to Breese Central, other scores


The Lady Vandals only came up with two hits on the day, in falling to Breese Central, 11 to 1.  Megan Godoyo took the loss, allowing 11 runs but only one earned run and 8 hits in the game. Megan Godoyo was 1 for 3 with an RBI at the plate.  Karlie Bright was 1 for 2 with a run scored.  The Lady Vandals fall to 3-5 on the season.  They will next play on Friday at

Lady Vandals win 3rd straight


Lady Vandals 5, St. Elmo-Brownstown 2
W-Megan Godoyo 7 IP, 11 K's
Lindsay Dagen 2 for 3 with 2 RBI
Brandy Protz 2 for 3
-Lady Vandals are now 3-4 on the season

SC, Altamont win in area baseball


In Double Header

South Central 2, Patoka 0
South Central 8, Patoka 7
-South Central is now 3-0 on the season

Altamont 4, Brownstown-St. Elmo 2
-Alt scored 4 runs in the 6th inning
-BSE is now 3-5 on the season

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of April 5th is Emma Meyer of Vandalia High School.  At the girls track meet at Hillsboro on Tuesday, Emma set a new school record in the pole vault at 10'0". 

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VCHS girls track takes first at event this week


~~1st Place: (6 points)

4x100 (Anna Miller, Iris Daiber, Madeline Cade, Emma Meyer)     54.66

100H Anna Miller 18.37

100m Emma Meyer 13.27

200m Emma Meyer 28.28

Long Jump Iris Daiber 13’1.5”

Pole Vault Emma Meyer 10’0”   **New School Record**

 

2nd Place: (4 points)

800m Jalea Paslay  2:34

1600m Mindy

BSE baseball falls to Neoga


~~Neoga       3    0    1    0    0    3    0        7    9    0

BSE          1    0    0    1   

Patoka scores 10 runs in first winning, beat Vandals 13 to 1


The Patoka Warriors scored 10 runs in the first inning, on their way to a 13 to 1 win over the Vandals in 5 innings.  Johnnie Clift went all five innings for Patoka, allowing just one run on 3 hits and striking out 7.  He was also 2 for 4 at the plate with 2 RBI and 3 runs scored.  For the Vandals, Carson Smith took the loss on the mound.  Jake Bowen, Richie Well and Jake

Lady Vandals get win over South Central in softball action


Taylor Well was 3 for 4 with 4 RBI, helping to lead the Lady Vandals to a 13 to 3 win in 6 innings over South Central on Monday in softball action.  Megan Godoyo went all six innings pitching, allowing just one earned run and two hits to pick up the win.  The Lady Vandals are now 2-4 on the season.  They will play at T-Town on Thursday. 

Vandals play Patoka in add on game today


The Vandals will host the Patoka Warriors in an add on baseball game this afternoon.  The Vandals are 2-1 on the season, coming off their 20 to 5 win over Ramsey on Friday afternoon.  The game is set for 4:15 pm today at Vandalia Mutual Field.

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of March 29th are Taylor Well and Megan Godoyo.  In the Lady Vandals softball win on Monday, Megan Godoyo went 2 for 4 with 2 RBI and 3 RS at the plate, and won the game pitching.  Taylor Well was 2 for 4 with 3 RBI and two doubles. 

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HS baseball and softball scores


Vandals 20, Ramsey 5
-Ramsey scored 5 runs in 1st inning, including a 2 R HR by Tristan Wessellman
-Vandals scored 9 runs in 5th, 6 runs in the 6th to get the win (game was tied 5-5 head into the 5th)
-Richie Well 4 for 5 with 3 RBI, 3 RS
-Zach Schaal 4 for 4, 4 RS-went all 6 innings on the mound to get the win
-Carson Smith 2 for 5, 3 RBI

Vandals are 2-1, Ramsey is 0-3

BSE 9,

BSE baseball falls, SEB softball gets win


Greenville 12, Brownstown-St. Elmo 0
-BSE falls to 2-2 on the season, they will play Alden-Hebron today

in softball, St. Elmo-Brownstown 8, Odin 6
-SEB softball is 4-3 on the season, they will play Noble today

Vandals fall, Lady Vandals win at home opener--other scores


Vandals baseball suffered their first loss of the year, as they fall to Raymond Lincolnwood, 13 to 3 in 6 innings in their home opener.  Colin Nestleroad had two hits for the Vandals, as they fall to 1-1 on the season.  The Vandals will be back in action on Friday at Ramsey. 

The Lady Vandals got their first win of the season as they defeated Raymond Lincolnwood, 14 to 4 in 6

Vandalia baseball and softball Home Opener today


~~Today is the home opener for both Vandalia baseball and softball.  Both teams will open their season today at around 4:30 pm versus Raymond Lincolnwood.  There will be a short opening ceremony for both games, including the first pitch being thrown out on both fields.  We will have the broadcast of Vandals baseball opener this afternoon, getting underway about 4:30 pm this

Lady Vandals softball goes 0-3 at Noble Tournament


~~It was a rough day for the Lady Vandals softball on Saturday at the Noble Tournament.  The Lady Vandals went 0-3 on the day at the tournament, losing to Edwards County, 4 to 0, Altamont 13-4, and to Hutsonville, 11 to 6.  The Lady Vandals are now 0-4 on the season.

VCHS grad Dathan Berning with big day for Greenville College


Dathan Berning went 2 for 5 with a 3 run HR and an RBI double in action on Friday for Greenville College.

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of March 22nd is Jake Bowen of Vandalia High School.  In the season opener for the Vandals, Jake went 3 for 4 at the plate with 3 RBI and he also went all 7 innings on the mound allowing just two earned runs to pick up the win. 

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BSE baseball defeats Ramsey


Brownstown-St. Elmo baseball picked up their first win of the spring baseball season, as they defeated Ramsey on Friday afternoon at Bob Page Field, 15 to 5.  BSE scored 5 runs in the first inning to take control of the game.  Levi Maxey went three innings to pick up the win for BSE, and also had a double and an RBI.  Tristan Wesselman took the loss for Ramsey.  BSE is 1-1 on

Vandalia 8th grade girls volleyball in state tourney on Saturday--we'll have the


The Vandalia 8th grade girls volleyball team will be making their first ever trip to the state tournament today.  The Vandalia 8th grade girls will take on Beecher in the quarterfinals Saturday at 2:15 pm and we will have the broadcast on 107.1 FM WKRV.  If the 8th grade girls win that match, they will then move on to the semi-finals at 5:15 pm--and we will follow the girls as

NCAA Tournament action on all day on WPMB


The NCAA Tournament is continuing today with day two of full action--and we will have wall-to-wall action on WPMB.  The NCAA Tournament coverage on 104.7 FM/AM1500 WPMB will be going on all day today and tonight, with the coverage continuing throughout the NCAA Tournament.

Vandals baseball wins season opener


Jake Bowen had 3 hits and 3 RBI and also went the distance on the mound, as the Vandals defeated Mulberry Grove, 6 to 4, to win their season opener.  The Vandals fell behind early in the game, as Mulberry Grove scored two runs in both the first and second innings.  But, the Vandals scored four runs in the 4th inning to tie it, and then added single runs in the 5th and 6th inning to get

Lady Vandals softball falls in season opener


The Lady Vandals fell in their season opening softball game on Thursday, falling at Mulberry Grove, 11 to 3.  Mulberry Grove scored 4 runs in the first inning and added 3 more runs in the 2nd to take control of the game.  Megan Godoyo took the loss for the Lady Vandals, going all six innings and allowing 9 earned runs.  Karlie Bright, Molly Kern, Gracie Morrison and Kylie Sellers

Vandalia baseball and softball both open their seasons today


Both Vandalia baseball and softball will open their seasons today.  Both baseball and softball will be playing this afternoon at Mulberry Grove to open their seasons.  For Lady Vandals softball, they will play today and then be back in action Saturday at the Noble Tournament.  Vandals baseball will be back in action on Monday at home versus Raymond Lincolnwood.

BSE baseball falls in opener


Brownstown-St. Elmo baseball fell in their season opener on Tuesday, losing to Shelbyville, 15 to 6.  Shelbyville scored 9 runs in the 5th inning to blow open a tight ball game.  Levi Maxey took the loss in relief for BSE.  Levi Maxey added two hits and two RBI at the place and Jacob Behrends was 1 for 4 with a double and two runs driven in.  BSE will next be in action on

SEB softball falls in opener


St. Elmo-Brownstown softball falls in their opening game of the spring, falling to Flora, 14 to 4.  For SEB, Audriana Pruet had two hits and an RBI and Darby Moss added two hits.  SEB will next be in action on Thursday, when they will face T-Town.  And, they will head to the Fairfield Tournament on Saturday.

Vandalia 8th grade volleyball wins sectional--heading to state tournament


The Vandalia girls 8th grade volleyball team is moving on to the state tournament.  In Monday's Hillsboro Sectional, the Vandalia 8th graders were winners over Auburn Junior High School at Divernon, 26-24, 18-25, 25-23, to win the sectional title.  The 8th grade girls now move on to the Class 3A State Tournament this Saturday, where they will face Beecher at 2:15 pm this

Two Vandalia wrestlers place at IKWF State Tournament


Two Vandalia wrestlers placed this past weekend at the IKWF State Tournament in Rockford. 

For the Vandalia Kings, Anthony Enlow took 5th place in the Novice 177 division.

For the Vandalia Wrestling Club, Tanner Swain took 7th place in the Novice 101 division.  Also making it to the state tournament this weekend for the Vandalia wrestling club were Jarrett Paslay in the Sr 101

Vandals baseball delay opener until Thursday


~~Vandals baseball had added on a game for today, which would have been their first game of the season.  But, because of the cold weather today, that game has been delayed.  The Vandals will now open their season on Thursday at Mulberry Grove.  Vandals softball will also open their season on Thursday at Mulberry Grove.

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of March 15th are Jarek Wehrle, Tanner Swain, Jarrett Paslay and Shane White.  The four all advanced to this weekend's IKWF State Wrestling Tournament in Rockford. 

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SCC All Conference Boys basketball team


~~SCC Boys All-Conference

First Team: Barry Stewart, Carlinville; Austin Lawrence, Greenville; Dylan Miller, Hillsboro; Alex Hull, Litchfield; Kyle Gibson, Pana; Charlie Sheets, Roxana.

Second Team: Elijah Barber, Carlinville; Evan Price, Gillespie; Craig Faulkner, Greenville; Matt Hartnett, Roxana; Tyler Rose, Southwestern; Colton Woolsey, Vandalia.

Third Team: Joeb Easterday,

Update on Vandalia Jr Wrestlers at State Tournament--Tanner Swain still going to


~Novice 66lb
Championship Preliminary: Jarek Wehrle lost to Justin Cole of Team 1006 by decision 6-1

Novice 101lb.
Championship Preliminary: BYE
Championship Round 1: Tanner Swain beat Ryan McGeever of Villa-Lombard by decision 6-0
Championship Quarterfinals: Tanner Swain lost to Dalton Hall of Champaign by decision 3-0
Consolation Round 1: Tanner Swain beat Colin Tracy of Redhawk WC by

NTC All Conference team


~1ST TEAM
Garrett Ziegler, Altamont -– Most Valuable Player
John Goeckner, St. Anthony
Tanner Traub, Dieterich
Levi Maxey, St. Elmo/Brownstown
Brandon Helmuth, Stewardson-Strasburg
Jake Baker, Neoga
2ND TEAM
Brady Barnes, Beecher City
Alex Allen, Windsor
Alex Bohnhoff, Dieterich
Derek Jahraus, Altamont
Alex Hoelscher, St. Anthony
Neil Williams, St. Anthony

HONORABLE

HS boys basketball super-sectional results


Class 1A

Sesser-Valier 57, Dieterich 48
Moosheart 59, Lanark Eastland 41
Mendon Unity 67, Waterloo Gibault 49
Heyworth 72, St. Thomas More 62

Class 2A

Nashville 51, T-Town 45
Bloomington Central Catholic 77, Newman Central Catholic 65
Providence-St. Mel 50, Hales Franciscian 46
PORTA 58, Paris 49

Four Vandals Jr wrestlers heading to state tournament


Four Vandals Junior wrestlers are heading to this weekend's state tournament.  Jarek Wehrle placed 2nd in the Novice 66 division, Tanner Swain took 1st in the Novice 101 division, Jarrett Paslay took 2nd in the Senior 101 division, and Shane White took 1st in the Senior 215 division to all advance to the state tournament.  Overall as a team, the Vandals took 6th out of 43

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of March 8th are Vandals Senior wrestlers Seth Purcell, CJ Runkel, Rodney Tedrick and Tyler Dagen.  The Vandals Senior wrestlers individually had great seasons, but also helped lead the Vandals to a great team year--with victories in the CM Tournament and Litchfield Tournament, a 20th straight regional championship and the 16th appearance in

Patoka falls in Sectionals


~A successful season has come to a close for the Patoka Warriors after Patoka falls to Dieterich 61-39 in the semifinals of the Bridgeport (Red Hill) 1A Sectional. After scoring the first basket of the game for the early lead, the Warriors found themselves on the lopsided end of a 16-7 Dieterich run. Patoka would never recover as they trailed by double digits for most of the second quarter as

Greenville wins tight game, advances to Vandalia Sectional Championship


At Vandalia Class 2A Sectional

Greenville 45, Carlinville 41

-Greenville advances to sectional championship game, where they will take on T-Town on Friday night at 7 pm at Vandalia

Patoka vs Dieterich in sectionals tonight-will have the broadcast on WKRV, other


~The Patoka Warriors boys basketball team will play their first sectional game in 25 years tonight, as they will take on Dieterich in the Red Hill Sectional semi-finals.  Patoka will come into tonight's game at 22-6 while Dieterich is 21-8 on the year.  Patoka owns a victory over Dieterich earlier this season.  Game time tonight is set for 7 pm.  We'll have the game

Vandals fall in dual team quartfinals to Dakota


The Vandals wrestling season comes to an end, as they fall to Dakota in the quarterfinals of the Dual Team State Tournament, 45 to 9.   The Vandals got wins at 3 weight classes----Rodney Tedrick was a 7 to 2 OT winner at 138, Bobby Bradley was a 7 to 5 winner at 195 and Kolton Etcheson was a 3 to 1 winner at 220.  The Vandals season comes to a close at 25-6 in dual team action. 

Vandals wrestling running score in dual team state tournament


Vandals versus Dakota

Dual Team State Tournament at U.S. Cellular Colesium in Bloomington

Match starts at 138

At 138, Rodney Tedrick wins 7 to 2 over Tyler Pieper in OT---Vandals take a 3 to 0 lead in match

 

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for March 1st goes to the Vandals wrestling team.  For the fifth straight year, and for the 16th time in school history, the Vandals secured a trip to the dual team state tournament with a 31 to 24 victory over Shelbyville on Tuesday in the Dual Team Sectional.  The Vandals avenged a close loss to Shelbyville from earlier in the season to secure the

Vandals wrestlers in dual team state tournament this morning-we'll have the broa


For the 16th time in school history, and for the 5th straight season, the Vandals wrestlers are in the dual team state tournament.  After defeating Shelbyville on Tuesday in the dual team sectionals, the Vandals now face a big task in the quarterfinals as they will take on Dakota, who has been ranked as the best team in Class 1A wrestling throughout the year by IllinoisMatMen.com--the

Patoka wins first regional title since 1989, defeating Odin 68 to 61


~Patoka 68, Odin 61

For Patoka:
Jered Cain - 34 points, 9 rebounds, 2 steals
Johnnie Clift – 23 points, 10 rebounds
Seth Allen – 7 points
Tyler Back – 4 points, 7 rebounds

For Odin:
Ryan Niepoetter – 22 points, 5 rebounds
Gavin Wood – 14 points, 5 steals
Devin Williams – 12 points

HS Basketball Regional Championship game scores


All these games from Friday night were Regional Championship games

Class 1A

At Mulberry Grove
Patoka 68, Mulberry Grove 61

At Nokomis
Effingham St. Anthony 40, Altamont 39

At Cumberland
Dieterich 59, Neoga 40

Class 2A

At Roxana
Greenville 59, Roxana 38

At Carlinville
Carlinville 55, Hillsboro 50

At Mt. Carmel
Mt. Carmel 92, Flora 87

At Nashville
Nashville

Patoka plays Odin for Regional Championship tonight


~The Patoka Warriors will play for a Regional Championship tonight.  Patoka will take on Odin tonight in the regional title game, after Odin defeated Christ Our Rock Lutheran last night, 78 to 61, in the semi-final game at Mulberry Grove.  Patoka will come into tonight at 21-6, while Odin is 21-5.  Patoka did defeat Odin back in January in a tournament game.  Game time tonight

Vandals season comes to close with loss in regional semi-finals


~The Vandals season came to a close last night, as they lost in the Regional semi-finals to Roxana.  With about 4 minutes remaining in the first half, the Vandals trailed by 7 points.  But, Roxana went on a 13-0 run to end the first half to take a 20 point halftime lead, on their way to a 62 to 42 win.  The Vandals season ends with a record of 8-20.  As for Roxana, they move

Patoka to play for Regional Championship--other regional scores


~The Patoka Warriors will seek to win their first regional title in 25 years Friday night, after defeating Mulberry Grove 64-51 in the first semifinal of the Mulberry Grove Regional. Patoka was able to get an early lead which stretched out to double digits and stayed that way for a majority of the game despite several comeback attempts by Mulberry Grove. Jered Cain had a double-double in the game

Two Lady Bombers named to all NTC Girls basketball team


~Two Brownstown/St. Elmo Lady Bombers basketball players have been named to the National Trail Conference All-Conference Team for the 2013-2014 season. Seniors Bethany Oberlink and Molly Hill were both named to Second Team All-Conference. The Bombers finished in third place in the regular season conference standings behind St. Anthony and Neoga.

First Team
Jillian Deters, Neoga (MVP)
Madison

Vandals wrestlers are heading back to dual team state tournament


~The Vandals wrestlers avenged one of their early season losses last night and are headed back to the Dual Team State Tournament, as they defeated Shelbyville in the sectionals Tuesday night at Litchfield, 31 to 24.  After getting off to a bit of a rough start with the match starting at the 220 pound weight class, the Vandals got big pins from CJ Runkel at 160, a big 6 to 4 for Seth Purcell

Basketball action tonight on WKRV and WPMB


~The Vandals will begin regional play tonight.  The Vandals, who come in at 8-19 on the season, will take on Roxana tonight at 7 pm in the regional semi-finals.  The winner will move on to the Regional Championship game on Friday night, where they would take on Greenville.  Game time tonight from Wood River is set for 7 pm.  We'll have the game for you, starting with the

High School boys basketball regional action from Tuesday night


~High School basketball regionals

At 2A Wood River Regional

Greenville 59, EAWR 54
-Greenville now get the winner of tonight's Vandals-Roxana game in the regional championship

At 1A Mulberry Grove Regional

Christ Our Rock Lutheran 59, South Central 33

At 1A Nokomis Regional

Effingham St. Anthony 60, Cowden-Herrick 52

Nokomis 73, Ramsey 45

 

Vandals wrestlers at Dual Team Sectional tonight, will have broadcast on WKRV


~The Vandals wrestlers will take their shot at another trip to the Dual Team State Tournament tonight as they will wrestle in the sectionals at Litchfield.  The Vandals will take on Shelbyville in the dual team sectionals tonight, with the winner advancing to the State Tournament in Bloomington on Saturday.  The Vandals faced Shelbyville back on December 11th, falling 32 to 31. 

High School boys basketball regional action-Beecher City, MG win


~At the Nokomis Regional

Beecher City 72, St. Elmo-Brownstown 56
-Jackson Bales with 15 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists for BC
-Levi Maxey with 18 points for SEB
-BC is 12-12 on the season, will play Altamont on Wednesday
-SEB ends their season at 15-13

At the Mulberry Grove Regional

Mulberry Grove 68, Sandoval 64
-MG will play Patoka on Wednesday

Vandalia Jr Wrestling results


~Vandalia Jr. Wrestling Club finished out their 2013-2014 Regular Season this past weekend at the Panther Powerhouse Open in Pinckneyville on Sunday, February 23, 2014.  Results are as follows:

6 & under
Ross Miller – 1st
Parker Ray - 1st
Max Philpot – 3rd
Cazdyn Brown – 3rd
Chase Cearlock – 3rd
Dillon Hinton – 3rd
Brody Matthews – 3rd
Keagan

Post-season boys basketball tonight on WKRV


The post-season gets underway tonight in boys high schools basketball.  St. Elmo-Brownstown will take on Beecher City tonight in the opening game of the Nokomis Regional Tournament.  Game time tonight is set for 7 pm.  We'll have the game for you on 107.1 FM WKRV and also available at www.vandaliaradio.com

Dalton Blankenship 4th, CJ Runkel 5th, and Tyler Dagen 6th


At the Individual State Wrestling Tournament on Saturday afternoon---

At the 145 pound weight class, Dalton Blankenship lost by fall in 1:52 to Seth Newkirk of Litchfield in the 3rd place match.  Dalton Blankenship takes 4th place at 145.

At 152, Tyler Dagen lost to Keegan Gardner of West Frankfort, 6 to 2, in the 5th place match.  Tyler Dagen takes 6th place at 152.

At the 160

Vandals fall to Pana in regular season finale


The Pana Panthers put on an offensive clinic, as they defeated the Vandals Saturday afternoon, 102 to 68, in the regular season finale for both teams.  For the Vandals, they end the regular season with a record of 8-19 and will take on Roxana in the Wood River Regional Semi-finals on Wednesday.  For Pana, they improve to 11-15 on the season.  They will take on Shelbyville on Monday

CJ Runkel falls in wrestleback semi-finals, will wrestle for 5th place


At 160-CJ Runkel lost to Jared Packer of Dakota, 7 to 3.  CJ will wrestle for 5th place this afternoon.

Tyler Dagen falls in wrestleback semifinals-will wrestle for 5th place


At 152-Tyler Dagen lost to Adam Hudson of Shelbyville, 7 to 0.  Tyler will now wrestle for 5th place this afternoon.

Vandals Dalton Blankenship wins in wrestleback semis, now wrestles for 3rd place


At 145, Dalton Blankenship defeated Wyatt Fox of Shelbyville, 3 to 2.  The win puts Dalton into the 3rd place match. 

3 Vandals wrestlers in wrestleback semi-finals


Three Vandals wrestlers are getting ready for the wrestleback semi-finals--all three already guaranteed top 6 finishes and still trying to get to 3rd place. 

At 145, Dalton Blankenship will wrestle Wyatt Fox of Shelbyville in the wrestleback semi-finals

At 152, Tyler Dagen will wrestle Adam Hudson of Shelbyville in the wrestleback semi-finals

At 160, CJ Runkel will wrestle Jared

Vandals wrestling update-Tyler Dagen wins


At 152, Tyler Dagen defeated Curtin VanWinkle of Mercer County, 6 to 4, to advance to the wrestleback semi-finals.  This assures Tyler of a top 6 finish.  Dagen will face Adam Hudson of Shelbyville in the wrestleback semi-finals.

Vandals wrestling update-Blankenship wins


At 145, Dalton Blankenship defeated Gabe McKinley of El Paso-Gridley, 7 to 2, to move into the wrestleback semi-finals--which guarantees Blankenship a top 6 finish.  Dalton will face Wyatt Fox of Shelbyville in the wrestleback semi-finals.

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of February 22nd goes to Vandals wrestlers Trevor Philpot, Chaston Womack, Ryne Lipsey, Dalton Blankenship, Tyler Dagen, CJ Runkel, Seth Purcell and Bobby Bradley for advancing to this weekend's Individual State Tournament. 

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

www.prowireil.com

CJ Runkel falls in semi-finals, 3 Vandals wrestlers in wrestlebacks this morning


At 160, CJ Runkel lost to Quincy Kalkbrenner of Lena-Winslow, 16 to 3, in the semi-finals last night.  CJ now awaits the winner of the wrestleback quarterfinal match between Chase Thurman of Stanford Olympia and Nick Hawkins of Wilmington (CJ defeated Hawkins on Friday in the quarterfinals 5 to 4)

At 145, Dalton Blankenship will wrestle this morning in the wrestleback quarterfinals, as he

Vandals win OT thriller, other HS basketball scores


Collin Nestleroad had 24 points and Colton Woolsey had 22 points, 16 of those in the 4th quarter and OT, as the Vandals pulled out a 61 to 60 win in overtime over Carlinville on Senior Night.  The Vandals never led in regulation, only able to tie the game two times--with the last one being at the end of the 4th quarter.  With the win, the Vandals improve to 8-18 on the season. 

Dalton Blankenship, Tyler Dagen win first WB matches


At 145, Dalton Blankenship was a winner by default in his first wrestleback match.  Dalton nows moves to the wrestleback quarterfinals where he will take on Gabe McKinley of El Paso-Gridley

At 152, Tyler Dagen defeated Andrew Liaromatis of Wilmington, 4-3 in OT.  Tyler now moves to the wrestleback quarterfinals where he will face Curtis VanWinkle of Mercer County

Vandals wrestling update-CJ Runkel into semi-finals


At 106, Joey Rivera of Coal City lost, so no wrestlebacks for Trevor Philpot

At 113, Dylan Carey of Normal U-High lost, so no wrestlebacks for Chaston Womack

At 120, Justin Kinney of Monmouth-Rosevill lost, so no wrestlebacks for Ryne Lipsey

At 145, Jake Snow of Newman Central Catholic won and is into the semi-finals, so Dalton Blankenship will get a shot to wrestleback to 3rd

Vandals wrestlers get back at it this morning


~~Vandals wrestlers will get back into action this morning at the Individual State Tournament in Champaign.
Vandals results in the preliminary round of Individual State Tournament on Thursday

 106- Trevor Philpot lost by fall at 2:24 to Joey Rivera of Coal City
 113- Chaston Womack lost 8 to 4 to Dylan Carey of Normal U-High
 120- Ryne Lipsey lost by fall at 1:11 to Justin

Senior night tonight for Vandals


~The Vandals will honor their 5 Seniors tonight in their final regularly scheduled home game of the year.  The Vandals actually have a home game for tomorrow afternoon, as well, but that was a re-scheduled game with Pana that was snowed out earlier in the year—so tonight remains Senior night.  The Vandals come into tonight's action at 7-18 on the year and will take on the

Runkel and Dagen to quarterfinals, other wrestlers at state wait on wrestlebacks


Vandals results in the preliminary round of Individual State Tournament

106- Trevor Philpot lost by fall at 2:24 to Joey Rivera of Coal City
113- Chaston Womack lost 8 to 4 to Dylan Carey of Normal U-High
120- Ryne Lipsey lost by fall at 1:11 to Justin Kinney of M-R
145-Dalton Blankenship lost 10 to 0 to Jake Snow of Newman Central Catholic
152-Tyler Dagen won 6 to 5 beating Austin Herdick

Vandals wrestling update-Purcell and Bradley fall in preliminaries


At 170, Seth Purcell lost to Nick Williams of Erier, 7 to 6.

At 195, Bobby Bradley lost to Pierre Pelley of Walther Lutheran, 8 to 2.
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