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Warmer weather this week


With the month of April starting this week, we are looking at warmer weather for the next few days. We are looking at sunny skies today with a high of 64 and mostly clear skies tonight with a low of 45. For Tuesday we are looking at sunny skies with a high of 69 and sunny skies again on Wednesday with a high of 72. Showers and thunderstorms do come into the forecast on Wednesday night, with a

Pinnacle Foods expansion in St. Elmo means about 90 new jobs


Pinnacle Foods is planning to add about 90 jobs at their St. Elmo plant. Pinnacle Foods will open manufacturing for its recently-acquired Wish-Bone Salad Dressings business in St. Elmo. This marks an expansion of Pinnacle's existing St. Elmo plant to include Wish-Bone production. The plant currently employs about 85 people and is planning to add approximately 90 more to its roster in the

Girl Who Survived Plane Crash Living with Half-Sister


(Nashville, IL)  --  A seven-year-old girl who lost her family in a plane crash is under the legal guardianship of her half-sister. The "Belleville News-Democrat" reports Sailor Gutzler, who herself survived the January crash in Kentucky, has been living with Kasie Dlubala and her husband Daniel in Nashville, Illinois. The Dlubalas requested legal guardianship of Sailor, and
LOCAL SPORTS

No baseball game today for the Vandals, make up game tomorrow


The Vandals baseball schedule on the school's website does list a game for today.  But, that is not the case as the Vandals are off today.  The Vandals will be in action at home on Tuesday in a make up game as they will take on the Greenville Comets.  Game time Tuesday afternoon about 4:15 pm.  And, we'll have the broadcast of Tuesday's game on 107.1 FM WKRV.

BSE baseball falls at home


At Brownstown  -  March 28

 

Alden-Hebron    9    3    0    0    0        12    12    1

BSE                   0    0    2    0    0         2      4

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of March 28th are Zach Schaal and Richie Well.  In the Vandals win on Monday to open their baseball season, Richie Well had 4 RBI and Zach Schaal had 2 RBI and was the winning pitcher. 

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

www.prowireil.com

NCAA Tournament scores and schedule--coverage on WPMB


NCAA Tournament from Friday night
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East Regional
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(4) Louisville Cardinals 75, (8) North Carolina State Wolfpack 65  (at Syracuse, NY)
(7) Michigan State Spartans 62, (3) Oklahoma Sooners 58  (at Syracuse, NY)


South Regional
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(2) Gonzaga Bulldogs 74, (11) UCLA Bruins 62  (at Houston, TX)
(1) Duke Blue Devils 63, (5) Utah Utes 57  (at Houston,

Vandals improve to 2-0 with 18 to 4 win over Ramsey


Ramsey -  1 1 0 2 0 – 4   8  4 Vandalia -  0 12 6 X – 18 9  3  
Winning Pitcher – Kelly Jones 3 inn/4 H/4 K/4 BB/2 R/2 ER  Zach Schaal 2 inn/4 H/3 K/1 BB/2 R/2 ER Losing Pitcher – Brady Reis 2 inn/9 H/0 K/8 BB/17 R/17 ER 

Vandalia Hitters – Collin Nestleroad 1 run / John Ashdown 1-1 / Richie Well 1-1, 2 runs /

Vandals baseball schedules, changes and cancellations


Here are som scheduling changes for Vandals baseball

First off, the Vandals scheduled game today at home versus Ramsey is set to go

The Vandals will play play at home Tuesday versus Greenville---this is a makeup game from the cancelled Thursday game.

The Vandals round-robin at Effingham for Saturday, March 28th is cancelled

NCAA Tournament continues tonight on WPMB


Arizona, Kentucky, Notre Dame and Wisconsin are into the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament.  The second-seeded Wildcats outscored Xavier 19-7 over the final seven minutes to pull out a 68-60 win in Los Angeles.  Arizona will face Wisconsin, which beat fourth-seeded North Carolina 79-72, in the West Regional Final on Saturday.

In the Midwest Regional in Cleveland, top-seeded Kentucky

Vandalia will host 2A baseball sectional


Post-season play will be back at Vandalia Mutual Field this spring.  The IHSA has released their post-season hosts for this spring and Vandalia will be hosting a 2A Sectional Tournament.  The sectional will include the winners of the Greenville, Gillespie, Dupo and Lawrenceville Regionals.  As for the Vandals, they will play in the Greenville Regional which will include Greenville,

NCAA Tournament continues tonight, catch the games on WPMB


(Undated)  --  It's down to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament.  Midwest and West Regional action takes place tonight.  In the Midwest Regional in Cleveland, third-seeded Notre Dame plays seventh-seeded Wichita State.  That will be followed by top overall seed Kentucky taking on fifth-seeded West Virginia.  In the West Regional in Los Angeles, number-one seed

BSE baseball falls in their spring season opener


At Louisville  -  March 24

 

BSE           0    0    0    3    0        3    2    3

North Clay  1    0    4    1    7       13   13   3

 

WP:  Bloemer  3 IP

LP:  Hall

Vandals baseball opens season with win


Vandals baseball opened their season with a win on Monday.  The Vandals got a 13 to 9 win on the road at Raymond Lincolnwood.  Zach Schaal got the win on the mound for the Vandals.  The Vandals will carry their 1-0 record into their home opener on Thursday when they are scheduled to host the Greenville Comets.

Lady Vandals softball falls at Raymond, SEB softball falls in close one


The Lady Vandals fall to 0-2 on the season as they lost at Raymond Lincolnwood on Monday, 14 to 4.  Molly Kern pitched the first 3 innings to take the loss.  Molly was also 2 for 3 at the plate with an RBI and a run scored.  Gracie Morrison also had two hits and scored a run.  The Lady Vandals are schedule to be in action at home for the first time this season today as they

Vandals boys track at indoor meet at Charleston


Indoor Charleston High School Invite results:

 

2nd:    Ethan Meyer-- Triple Jump: 41'8.5"

 

Nobody else place but here are the results:

 

4x800:  Cody Campbell, Gage McDowell, Isaac Smith, Brennen Hoffman--  DQ

 

60 Meter Dash:  Bobby Bradley-7.55   Ethan Meyer-7.65

 

800 Run:

IHSA Boys Tourney Stays In Peoria, Girls In Normal


(Peoria, IL)  --  The Illinois boys state basketball tournament will stay in Peoria for the next five years. The IHSA board passed a new contract to also keep the girls tournament in Normal.  The board overwhelmingly approved both deals Saturday.  Peoria had stiff competition from other cities such as Hoffman Estates and former host Champaign.  Bradley challenged Illinois

Vandals baseball opens season today, 2nd game for Vandals softball


It will be the season opener today for Vandalia baseball and game #2 for Vandalia softball. Both baseball and softball will be at Raymond Lincolnwood today, with baseball officially opening their season today. Vandals baseball will then open at home on Thursday versus Greenville and Vandals softball will have their first home game tomorrow versus Effingham.

SEB softball goes 0-2 at Fairfield Tournament


St. Elmo-Brownstown softball went 0-2 in their Saturday run at the Fairfield Tournament.  SEB lost to Fairfield, 10 to 2, and lost to Mt. Vernon, 9 to 1.  SEB softball is 0-3 on the season.  They will play at Dieterich today.

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of March 21st are Collin Nestleroad, Madelyn Hosick and Makayla Tinker.  Collin and Madelyn were named 2nd team All South Central Conference and Makayla was named 3rd team All SCC. 
Your Athlete of the Week is brought to you by Pro Wire.

www.prowireil.com

NCAA Tournament round of 32 begins---all the action on WPMB


The NCAA Tournament begins their round of 32 play this morning and throughout the day today.  And, you can catch all the action on 104.7 FM/AM 1500 WPMB.  Coverage will begin at 11 am Saturday morning and run throughout the day and night on WPMB.  WPMB is your home for the NCAA Tournament.

Egyptian Illini Girls All Conference


1st Team

Audriana Pruett Brownstown/St. Elmo

Kayla Zimmerman Ramsey/Mulberry Grove

Lexi Cole Christ Our Rock Lutheran

Caroline Boehne Christ Our Rock Lutheran

Skye Kimberlin Ramsey/Mulberry Grove

 

2nd Team

Morgan Brown Brownstown/St. Elmo

Jensyn Morrison Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City

Chandler Ward Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City

Emily Bone Brownstown/St.

South Central Conference Boys All Conference team







1st Team


 
 
1
Evan Price Jr. Gillespie
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
2
Will Schaufelberger Sr Greenville
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
3
Dylan Miller Sr

South Central Conference Girls All Conference team







1st Team


 
 
1
Talesha Scott Sr. Carlinville
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
2
Carly Cameron Jr. Hillsboro
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
3
Abby Brockmeyer So.

NCAA Tournament back on for a full day today--all the action on WPMB


Big Day Two of the NCAA Tournament is on tap for today.  Games will get started at 11:15 this morning.  We will have all the coverage throughout the day, beginning with coverage at 11 am this morning, on 104.7 FM/AM 1500 WPMB---your home for the NCAA Tournament.

Egyptian Illini All Conference basketball team


1st Team

MVP Jered Cain Patoka

Damian Latham Mulberry Grove

Colton Burrus Cowden-Herrick

Caleb Boehne Christ our Rock Lutheran

Landon Feezel St. Elmo/Brownstown

Austin Rexroad Beecher City

 

2nd Team

Ty James Mulberry Grove

Dylan Back Patoka

Malachi Maxey St. Elmo/Brownstown

Jerry Hine Christ our Rock Lutheran

Konner Blackerby Cowden-Herrick

 

NCAA Tournament in full swing today--all the action on WPMB


The NCAA Tournament gets into full swing today with 16 games on tap.  Top overall-seed Kentucky puts its perfect 34-and-0 record on the line against Hampton.  Fellow number-one seed Villanova is also in action against Lafayette. You can keep up with all of the tournament action, throughout today and the entire tournament, on 104.7 FM/AM 1500 WPMB—your home for the NCAA Tournament.

NCAA Tournament continues tonight on WPMB


The NCAA Tournament rolls on with the conclusion of the First Four tonight.  First, Robert Morris will clash with North Florida for the right to face Duke.  Dayton will be on its home floor to face Boise State in the nightcap. We will have the broadcast of both games for you, with coverage starting at 5:30 pm, on 104.7 FM/AM 1500 WPMB---your home for the NCAA Tournament.

Rough start to season for Lady Vandals softball


The Lady Vandals were able to get their season underway on Tuesday, but it didn't go as planned. Waltonville scored 10 runs in the first inning and added on 13 more runs in the 3rd, on their way to a 25 to 3 win over the Lady Vandals at Waltonville. Molly Kern was the starting pitcher and walked 8 and allowed 15 runs, 9 earned, in 2 and one-third innings. Offensivley Karlie Bright had two

IHSA Expected To Announce Future Site Of Boy's Basketball Tourney


(Chicago, IL)  --  A decision is expected to be made at the end of this week on where the I-H-S-A will hold the boys' basketball state tournaments in the future.  Peoria and Champaign-Urbana have put in bids for all four classes of the state tournament finals while Hoffman Estates only wants to host Class 3-A and 4-A.  Peoria has been the home site since

Lady Vandals softball scheduled to open today


If the ground is ready, the Lady Vandals are scheduled to open their softball season today.  The Lady Vandals are scheduled to be at Waltonville today---if all is ready to go.  If not, the Lady Vandals next scheduled game is Monday at Raymond Lincolnwood.

Class 1A and 2A boys basketball state champions crowned


Class 1A

3rd place
Colfax Ridgeview 53, Forreston 35

Championship
Brimfield 56, Mounds Meridian 52

Class 2A

3rd place
Taylor Ridge Rockridge 52
Breese Mater Dei 47

Championship
Chicago Uplift 53, Decatur St. Teresa 47
 

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of March 14th is all the Senior athletes from the winter sports seasons.  From boys and girls basketball to the Vandals wrestling program, a big shout out to the Senior athletes from the winter sports as the spring sports get ready to get underway starting this coming week.

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

Class 1A and 2A basketball into final day of the season


Class 1A State Tournament Semi-Finals from Friday

Mounds Meridian 50, Forreston 35
Brimfield 53, Colfax Ridgeview 34

3rd place game-12:15 pm Forreston vs. Colfax Ridgeview
Championship-2 pm Mounds Meridian vs. Brimfield

Class 2A State Tournament Semi-Finals from Friday

Decatur St. Teresa 50, Rockridge 39
Chicago Uplift 72, Breese Mater Dei 50

3rd place game-6:30 pm Rockridge vs.

College basketball Saturday, Selection Show Sunday on WPMB


It will be a day filled with College basketball on Saturday on WPMB.  The SEC Semi-Finals will get started at 11:45 am.  The, Saturday night at 9:45 pm will be the PAC 12 Championship game. 

Sunday will be the NCAA Tournament Selection Show from 5 pm to 8 pm on 104.7 FM/AM 1500 WPMB
 

Boys HS basketball Class 1A and 2A tournament today


Class 1A State Tournament semi-finals today

Mounds Meridian vs. Forreston 12:15 pm
Colfax Ridgeview vs. Brimfield 2 pm

Class 2A State Tournament semi-finals tonight

Decatur St. Teresa vs. Rockridge 6:30 pm
Breese Mater Dei vs. Chicago Uplift 8:15 pm

**3rd place and Championship games both on Saturday
 

State Tournament is set for 1A and 2A boys basketball after Tues Night Super-Sec


Class 1A Super-Sectionals

At SIU Arena- Mounds Meridian 51, Casey-Westfield 40

At Jacksonville- Brimfield 53, Okawville 38

At Normal- Colfax Ridgeview 57, Flanagan-Cornell 38

At DeKalb- Forreston 67, St. Francis de Sales 53

Class 2A Super-Sectionals

At SIU Arena- Breese Mater Dei 64, Carterville 38

At Springfield- Decatur St. Teresa 56, Bloomington Central Catholic 35

At

College Basketball Conference Championship Week continues tonight


College Basketball Conference Championship Week will continue tonight on WPMB.  Tonight will be the Championship Game of the Patriot League with coverage starting at 6:15 pm.  WPMB is your home for the Selection Sunday show and also for all the action from the NCAA Tournament.

Super-Sectional night for Boys HS Basketball


Class 1A Super-Sectionals

At Carbondale (SIU Arena)-Casey-Westfield vs. Mounds Meridian, 6 pm

At Jacksonsville- Okawville vs. Brimfield, 7 pm

At Normal- Colfax Ridgeview vs. Flanagan-Cornell, 7 pm

At DeKalb-Chicago St. Francis de Sales vs. Forreston, 6 pm


Class 2A Super-Sectionals

At Carbondale (SIU Arena)-Breese Mater Dei vs. Carterville, 7:30 pm

At Springfield-Decatur

College basketball championship week continues tonight on WPMB


A week of college conference championships will continue tonight on WPMB.  The Northeast Conference Championship coverage will start at 5:45 pm this evening.  And, that will be followed by the West Coast Conference Championship game.  Coverage will continue throughout the week, on Selection Sunday and throughout the NCAA Tournament on 104.7 FM/AM 1500 WPMB. 

NTC boys all conference basketball team




National Trail All Conference Basketball Team


 


 


1st Team


MVP - Alex Bohnhoff (Dieterich)


Devin Aherin (Dieterich)


Ryan Armstrong (Altamont)


Andrew Gardewine (St. Anthony)


Landon Feezel (St. Elmo/Brownstown)


Colton Burrus (Cowden-Herrick)


 


2nd Team


Evan Langley (South Central)


Malachi Maxey (St.

College basketball championship games tonight on WPMB


It is Conference Championship week in college basketball and we will carry the broadcast of two of those games tonight on WPMB.  The CAA Championship will be on WPMB tonight, with coverage starting at 5:45 pm and that will be followed by the MAAC Championship game.  We will have more championship games throughout the week, the College basketball Selection Show coming up on Sunday and

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of March 7th is the Vandals wrestling team.  The Vandals wrestlers capped a great season with a trip to the dual team state tournament last weekend--that was their 6th straight trip and their 16th trip overall since 1995. 

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

www.prowireil.com

HS boys basketball-Sectional Championships


Class 2A Sectional Championships

At EAWR

Breese Mater Dei 51, Pinckneyville 37

At Benton

Carterville 77, T-Town 63

At Maroa-Forsyth

Decatur St. Teresa 49, St. Joe-Ogden 35

Class 1A Sectional Championships

At Effingham St. Anthony

Casey-Westfield 60, Nokomis 42

At Okawville

Okawville 57, Carrollton 43

At Hardin County

Cairo 60, Hardin County 57

2015 Area Spring Sports Schedules


Boys

VJHS 7th grade girls volleyball falls in regional championship


Vandalia's 7th grade girls volleyball team's season is over.  The 7th grade girls fell to Hillsboro, 25-19, 9-25, 24-26.  VJHS now hosts the sectional where Hillsboro will take on Staunton on Monday.

Boys HS basketball-sectional championship night around the state


Class 2A boys basketball

At Benton Sectional semi-finals

T-Town 64, Lawrenceville 52
-T-Town vs. Carterville tonight for Sectional Championship, 7 pm

At EAWR Sectional Championship

Breese Mater Dei vs. Pinckneyville, 7 pm

Winner of Benton Sectional meets winner of EAWR Sectional in Super-Sectional on Tuesday night at SIU Arena

Class 1A boys basketball

At Effingham St.

Boys HS basketball sectional scores from 3-4-15


At Effingham St. Anthony-Class 1A sectional

Casey-Westfield 77, Patoka 56
-Casey-Westfield vs. Nokomis on Friday night in Sectional Championship

At EAWR Class 2A sectional

Pinckneyville 61, Roxana 44
-Pinckneyville vs. Breese Mater Dei on Friday in Sectional Championship

At Benton Class 2A sectional
Game between T-Town and Lawrenceville moved to tonight
 

HS boys basketball Sectional scores from 3-3 and games tonight


Class 1A Effingham St. Anthony Sectional

Nokomis 60, Red Hill 36

Tonight, Patoka vs. Casey-Westfield, 7 pm

Class 2A EAWR Sectional

Breese Mater Dei 66, Greenville 61

Tonight, Roxana vs. Pinckneyville, 7 pm

At Benton Sectional

T-Town vs. Lawrenceville, 7 pm
 

HS boys basketball sectionals get underway tonight


High School boys basketball sectionals get underway tonight. In Class 2A, it will be Greenville taking on Breese Mater Dei tonight at 7 pm in the sectional semi-finals at East Alton-Wood River. In Class 1A, Nokomis will take on Red Hill tonight at 7 pm in the sectional semi-finals at Effingham St. Anthony.

Vandals Fall to Coal City 45-24, Season Comes To An End at Dual Team State Tourn


The Vandals wrestlers fall 45-24 to Coal City in the quarterfinals of the Dual Team State Tournament to see their season come to an end. The Vandals got wins at 126 from Chaston Womack by decision, at 132 from Ryne Lipsey by fall, at 138 from Luke Tessman by decision, at 160 from Dalton Blankenship by decision, at 195 from Jake Stewart by forfeit and at 285 from Kendrick Woolsey by decision. The

Live Updates from Dual Team Wrestling State Tournament: Vandals Set to Take on C


The Vandals wrestlers are under an hour away from their first match of the Dual Team State Tournament as they will take on Coal City at 11a.m. at US Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington. Live updates will be posted here as the match progresses. A win would se

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athlete of the Week for the week of February 28th is the Vandals wrestling team.  The Vandals are making their 6th straight appearance in the dual team state tournament after their dramatic 26 to 29 win over Belleville Althoff in the dual team sectionals at home on Tuesday. 

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

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Vandals wrestle in dual team state tournament this morning versus Coal City


The Vandals are set for their 6th straight appearance in the dual team state tournament today, as they will take on a familiar opponent in the quarterfinals.  The Vandals will line up with Coal City, who defeated the Vandals back on December 30th at Danville, 48 to 27.  For Coal City, they were 27-3 on the season in dual team action with their only losses to Mt. Zion, Sherrard and

HS Basketball Regional Championship scores


Class 2A Regional Championships

At Vandalia

Greenville 52, Hillsboro 41

At Marshall

T-Town 54, Marshall 51

At Piasa SW

Roxana 56, Piasa SW 53

At Carlyle

Breese Mater Dei 60, Nashville 40

Class 1A Regional Championships

At Odin

Patoka 57, Odin 54 OT

At Stew-Stras

Nokomis 57, Altamont 55 OT

At Oblong

Casey-Westfield 53, Dieterich

Boys Regional games and regional champ matchups tonight


At Vandalia-Regional Semi-finals

Hillsboro 48, Litchfield 41

At Odin Regional Semi-finals

Patoka 48, Christ Our Rock 45

Regional Championships tonight

At Vandalia--Greenville vs. Hillsboro

At Odin--Patoka vs. Odin

At Stew-Stras--Altamont vs. Nokomis

At Carlyle--Nashville vs. Breese Mater Dei

At Piasa--Piasa SW vs. Roxana

At Marshall--T-Town vs. Marshall

Vandals fall to Greenville regional semis, other regional scores


The Vandals season came to a close on Wednesday night as they fall to the Greenville Comets, 58 to 41, in the semi-finals of the Class 2A Vandalia Regional Tournament.  The Vandals dug themselves a giant first half hole and trailed by 23 at halftime.  But, the Vandals had a strong second half and twice cut the margin down to 14 points.  But, they couldn't get any closer as they

Vandals fall to Greenville, season comes to close


Greenville 58, Vandals 41 Final
-Collin Nestleroad 11 points, Nathan Casey 9 points, Kain DuFaux 7 points
-Vandals end season at 7-22.  Greenville improves to 28-3--will play for Regional Championship on Fri night

Vandals trail big at halftime to Greenville


Greenville 33, Vandals 10 Halftime
-Winner plays in Regional championship on Friday night

Vandals wrestlers defeat Belleville Althoff, head to Dual Team State Tourney




The Vandals wrestlers will be making their 6th straight appearance at the Dual Team State Tournament after beating Belleville Althoff 36-29 in the Dual Team Sectional at Vandalia Tuesday night. An exciting win by decision by Kendrick Woolsey at the 285 pound weight class wrapped up the title for the Vandals. The Vandals also got wins at 120 from Chaston Womack, at 126 from Ryne Lipsey by

Vandals take on Greenville in regional semi-finals tonight


The Vandals will get their second shot at the Greenville Comets tonight. The Vandals are into the regional semi-finals after their 60 to 54 win over Staunton on Monday night in game one of the Vandalia Regional. Greenville comes into tonight as the regional's top seed and has an overall record of 27-3 on the season. Game time tonight is set for 7 pm. We'll have the game for you starting

Boys HS basketball regional scores from 2-24-15


At Odin Regional

Patoka 61, South Central 44
-SC ends their season at 10-18

Christ Our Rock 68, Sandoval 55

Tonight at Odin---Odin vs. Mulberry Grove

At Stew-Stras Regional

Altamont 52, Beecher City 50

Nokomis 64, Cowden-Herrick 45

--Altamont vs. Nokomis for regional championship on Friday night
 

Vandals dual team sectional updates


At 113, Jarrett Paslay falls, 15 to 5.  Belleville Althoff leads the Vandals, 4 to 0

Vandals wrestlers in dual team sectionals at home tonight


The Vandals wrestlers will be looking to secure another trip to the dual team state tournament tonight as they will wrestle at home in the dual team sectional.  The Vandals will take on Belleville Althoff in the dual team sectional this evening at 6 pm at Vandalia.  The winner moves on to this Saturday's dual team state tournament in Bloomington.  The Vandals are 24-8 on the

Vandals win in regional opener, SEB falls to MG and other scores


The Vandals will move on to game two of regional action as they picked up a 60 to 54 win over Staunton in the first game of the Vandalia Regional on Monday night.  Richie Well led the Vandals with 15 points, Colin Nestleroad added 12 points and Drake Dokey, Austin Durbin and Nathan Casey each had 9 points for the Vandals, who are now 7-21 on the season.  The Vandals move to the regional

Vandals win Regional opener, get Greenville Wednesday


Vandals 60, Staunton 54
-Richie Well 15 points, Collin Nestleroad 12 points, Austin Durbin, Drake Dokey & Nathan Casey 9 points each
-Vandals are 7-21.  They will play #1 seed Greenville on Wednesday

Vandals lead Staunton in opening game of Regional play


Vandals 24, Staunton 21 Halftime
-Richie Well 8 points, Collin Nestleroad 8 points, Austin Durbin 5 points

NTC Boys All Conference team


National Trail All Conference Basketball Team

 

 

1st Team

MVP - Alex Bohnhoff (Dieterich)

Devin Aherin (Dieterich)

Ryan Armstrong (Altamont)

Andrew Gardewine (St. Anthony)

Landon Feezel (St. Elmo/Brownstown)

Colton Burrus (Cowden-Herrick)

 

2nd Team

Evan Langley (South Central)

Malachi Maxey (St. Elmo/Brownstown)

Austin Rexroad (Beecher

NTC Girls All-Conference team and final standings


The National Trail Conference Girls’ Basketball Coaches have made the following selections to the All-Conference Basketball Team for 2014-15. Honorable mentions are listed alphabetically by school.

 

1ST TEAM

Madison Butler, Neoga -– Most Valuable Player

Megan Nuxoll, Effingham St. Anthony

EC Thies, Neoga

Mallorie Vahling, Dieterich

Courtney Flach,

Vandals begin post-season tonight


The Vandals begin the post-season tonight at home. The Vandals will take on Staunton in the first regional game tonight at the Vandalia regional. Staunton beat the Vandals at home back in January by 5 points. The winner of tonight's game will move on to play on Wednesday as they will take on #1 seed Greenville. Game time tonight is set for 7 pm. We'll have the game for you starting with

Vandals Bobby Bradley falls at 195


At 195, the Vandals Bobby Bradley lost to Ryan Berman of Wilmington, 3 to 1, as Bobby is eliminated from the individual state tournament

Chaston Womack, Ryne Lipsey both fall in wrestleback matches


Chaston Womack lost to Dillon Swift of Dakota, 7 to 0, to end his run in the individual state tournament

Ryne Lipsey lost by fall to Will Lucie of Warsaw, to end his run in the individual state tournament

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of February 21st are Chaston Womack, Ryne Lipsey, Jake Stewart, Bobby Bradley and Kendrick Woolsey of Vandalia High School.  The five Vandals wrestlers all advanced to the individual state tournament. 

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

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Boys HS basketball scores from 2-20-15


Odin 84, South Central 45
-South Central is now 10-16 on the season
-SC will play at Sandoval Saturday at 2 pm (varsity only)

Beecher City 64, St. Elmo-Brownstown 48
-SEB is 9-18 on the season

Greenville 70, EAWR 48

Dieterich 83, Cowden-Herrick 25
-Dieterich is 28-0 on the season

Effingham St. Anthony 78, Casey-Westfield 44

Altamont 66, Stew-Stras 44

Breese Central 37,

Vandals game at Carlinville for tonight is canceled


With the threat of ice and a Winter Storm Warning now in effect, the Vandals game at Carlinville for tonight has been canceled

Womack, Lipsey and Bradley Still Alive at Individual State Wrestling Tournament;


Three of five Vandals at the Individual State Wrestling Tournament remain in action and will be back on the mat Saturday morning. Chaston Womack and Bobby Bradley both fell in their Quarterfinal matches Friday morning to move into the first round of wrestlebacks. At 120, Womack then defeated Drew Sonnefeldt of Lisle  by Decision, 3-1, to advance to the Quarterfinal Wrestlebacks. At 195,

Womack and Bradley Win; Lipsey, Stewart and Woolsey Fall in Prelims of Individua




Five Vandalia wrestlers began action at the 1A Individual State Wrestling Tournament on Thursday afternoon at the State Farm Center in Champaign. At 120, Chaston Womack was a winner by decision, 7-0, while Bobby Bradley was a 9-4 winner by decision at 195. At 126, Ryne Lipsey fell by decision, 8-1. At 182, Jake Stewart loses by decision, 2-1, and at 285, Kendrick Woolsey falls by decision,

Vandals Wrestlers in Action at 1A Individual State Tournament -- Womack and Brad


Five Vandalia wrestlers are in action at the IHSA 1A Individual State Wrestling Tournament: Chaston Womack at 120lbs, Ryne Lipsey at 126lbs, Jake Stewart at 182lbs, Bobby Bradley at 195lbs and Kendrick Woolsey at 285lbs. Check below for results: Prelimin

Boys HS basketball scores from 2-17-15


Roxana 72, Vandals 59
-Collin Nestleroad 22 points
-Vandals are 6-21 on the season, play at Carlinville Friday

Shelbyville 54, St. Elmo-Brownstown 39

Effingham St. Anthony 51, Altamont 47

Hillsboro 57, Piasa SW 54

Pana 79, Litchfield 71 OT

Vandals fall on Senior night


Roxana 72, Vandals 59 Final
-Collin Nestleroad 22 points

Vandals honored Seniors Collin Nestleroad, Austin Durbin, Drake Dokey and Robby Lott before tonight's game

Vandals trail at halftime


Roxana 39, Vandals 26 Halftime
-Collin Nestleroad 11 points

Senior Night tonight for the Vandals


The Vandals are scheduled to play their final regular season home game of the year tonight, as they will host the Roxana Shells. The Vandals are 6-20 on the season while Roxana is 12-15 on the year. The Vandals will be honoring their seniors tonight before the game. 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 minutes before

Five Vandals wrestlers advance to the Individual State Tournament


Five Vandals wrestlers have solidified their sports at the Individual State Tournament by finishing in the top 4 of the Individual Sectional. 3rd Place and Championship bouts are now underway. State qualifiers who are in the Finals for the Vandals are:

At 120 pounds, Chaston Womack defeats Cooper Secker of Freeburg 6-4 for the Championship title.

At 126 pounds, Ryne Lipsey beats Aria Hart

Vandalia Individual Sectionals Live Updates/Results


The Vandalia Individual Sectional continues today with all 11 Vandals wrestlers in action this morning. Jarrett Paslay, Ryne Lipsey, Luke Tessman, Garret Stewart, Adam Palmer, Kolton Kaiser and Kendrick Woolsey all have one loss in the double elimination

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of February 14th is the Vandals wrestling team.  The Vandals wrestlers brought home their 21st straight regional title and had all 11 wrestlers that entered the regionals advanced individually to this weekend's sectional. 

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

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Four Vandals Wrestlers Move Into Semifinal of Individual Sectional




The Vandals Wrestling will have four wrestlers in action in the semifinals of the Individual Sectional when the tournament resumes today. Chaston Womack, Dalton Blankenship, Jake Stewart and Bobby Bradley all won their Quarterfinal matches to move into the semis. Jarrett Paslay, Ryne Lipsey, Adam Palmer all fell in the Quarterfinal round after receiving preliminary round byes. Luke Tessman

Boys HS basketball scores from 2-13-15


Piasa SW 61, Vandals 47

Cowden-Herrick 58, South Central 54

Patoka 57, Ramsey 42

Altamont 63, St. Elmo-Brownstown 50

Dieterich 90, Clay City 50
-Dieterich is 27-0

Beecher City 60, Stew-Stras 58

Carterville 47, Nashville 46

Breese Central 74, Greenville 59

Hillsboro 46, Nokomis 41

Litchfield 58, Carlinville 48

Vandalia Individual Wrestling Sectional Live Updates/Results


Preliminary round and quarterfinal round action will be held Friday night with wrestlebacks, semifinals and finals to be held Saturday. Live updates will be posted here throughout the night Friday night and Saturday. Vandalia High School wrestlers in action this Friday night will be:

113 lbs: Jarrett Paslay will begin in the Quarterfinal round after receiving a

Vandals at home for Individual Sectional starting tonight




Eleven members of the Vandalia High School wrestling team will begin action in the IHSA 1A Individual Sectional hosted by Vandalia High School tonight. Every Vandal wrestler who competed in the Regionals last Saturday placed in the top three to advance to this weekend’s Sectionals. Jarrett Paslay at 113, Chaston Womack at 120, Ryne Lipsey at 126, Adam Palmer at 145, Dalton Blankenship

HS boys basketball regional seeds released


The regional seeds are out for boys High School basketball. The Vandals host a regional this year in 2A and will be the #5 seed in the regional. More than likely, the Vandals will play #4 seed Staunton on Monday, February 23rd to start regional play, with the winner moving on to play #1 seed Greenville.

 

In Class 1A, Odin is the top seed for their own regional. CORL is the 2 seed,

Mulberry Grove Eighth Grade To Compete At State




The area will be represented at the Jr. High Boys 8-1A State Basketball Tournament this weekend as the Mulberry Grove 8th grade advanced to the tournament with a 34-32 win over Sigel St. Michael at the Palestine Sectional on Wednesday night. Mulberry Grove, 17-4 on the season, will travel to Bartonville Limestone High School where they will play at 2:30 Saturday afternoon against 19-4

Lady Vandals Fall To Hillsboro in Regional Semifinals




The Lady Vandals season came to a close Wednesday night with a 57-53 loss to Hillsboro in the semifinals of the Greenville 2A Regional. The Lady Vandals got out to a 17-11 lead after the first quarter but found themselves down by two at the half. After outscoring the Toppers 17-12 in the third quarter, Hillsboro used a few big 3s to take the lead late in the game and the Vandals were unable

Girls basketball regional scores-BSE girls season ends in regional semis


At the Dieterich Regional Tournament-Regional Semi-finals

Effingham St. Anthony 47, Brownstown-St. Elmo 35
-Morgan Brown 17 points for BSE

Dieterich 51, Altamont 41

Dieterich vs. Effingham St. Anthony for the Regional Championship Thursday night

Lady Vandals Tip Off at 7:30 With Title Game Berth On The Line, Check Here for L


The Lady Vandals will tip off against Hillsboro at 7:30 in the second semifinal of the Greenville 2A Regional. Live updates will be posted here during the game. For live streaming of the game, click on the Listen Live link on the www.vandaliaradio.com hom

Vandals fall at home to T-Town


The Vandals fell at home on Tuesday to T-Town, 85 to 51. Richie Well led the Vandals with 17 points in the game as the Vandals fall to 6-19 on the season. The Vandals will be on the road Friday night as they will travel to Southwestern to take on the Piasa Birds.

Lady Vandals, BSE in regional semis tonight




The Lady Vandals will look to keep their season alive as they will play in the second semifinal of the Greenville 2A Regional tonight. The third-seeded Lady Vandals come in the game at 17-13 and will take on two seed Hillsboro at 7:30p.m. with the winner to advance to the Regional Championship game. In the first semifinal of the night, top-seeded Litchfield takes on host Greenville. The

Girls Regional Scores from Tuesday Night



 


Palestine 1A Regional


South Central falls to Oblong 37-33


Casey-Westfield 1A Regional


Neoga beats 54, Casey-Westfield 31


New Athens 1A Regional


Christ Our Rock 46, Sandoval 31


Carlyle 2A Regional


Breese Central 81, Carlyle 37


Trenton Wesclin 66, Roxana 39


Pana 2A Regional


T-Town 63, Pana 23


Waverly 2A Regional

Boys HS basketball scores from 2-10-15


T-Town 85, Vandals 51

Effingham St. Anthony 63, South Central 41
-Harmeier 15 points for SC
-SC is 10-14 on the season

St. Elmo-Brownstown 53, CORL 51
-Malachi Maxey 19 points
-SEB is 9-15 on the season

Altamont 55, Neoga 47

Cowden-Herrick 76, Mulberry Grove 68

Dieterich 82, Windsor 25
-Dieterich is 26-0, setting new school record for consecutive wins

Hillsboro 50, Staunton

Vandals fall at home to T-Town


T-Town 85, Vandals 51 Final
-Richie Well 17 points
-Vandals fall to 6-19 on the season.  They will play at Piasa SW on Friday night
-T-Town is now 22-4 on the season

Vandals trail T-Town at halftime


T-Town 42, Vandals 26 Halftime
-Richie Well 14 points

Lady Vandals Advance To Regional Semifinals, Other Area Girls Scores


The Lady Vandals kept their season going with a 60-30 win over Staunton in quarterfinal action at the Greenville Girls 1A Regional Monday night. After opening their lead to 14 by the half, the Lady Vandals outscored Staunton 23-3 in the third quarter to put the game out of reach and get win number 17 on the season. Emma Meyer led the Lady Vandals with 23 points, 8 steals and 3 assists while

Vandals host T-Town tonight


The Vandals will play their next-to-last home game of the year tonight, with a big task on deck for tonight. The Vandals will host T-Town tonight. The Wooden Shoes come into tonight's action at 21-4 on the season. The Vandals are 6-18 on the year and coming off a loss on Friday night at home to Staunton. Game time tonight is set for about 7:40 pm. We'll have the game for you, starting

Lady Vandals begin post-season play tonight


The Lady Vandals begin post-season play tonight. The Lady Vandals will travel to Greenville for the first round of regional play tonight as they will take on Staunton. The Lady Vandals are 16-13 on the season heading into post-season play. Game time tonight is set for about 7:30 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,

Vandals wrestlers win regional crown, all 11 entered advance to individual secti


A streak better than two decades in the making remains alive and well as the Vandals wrestlers are again Regional Champions.  The Vandals win the Lawrenceville Regional as a team, totalling up 218 points to best 2nd place Olney by 25.5 points.  That means the Vandals advance as a team to the Dual Team Sectionals in late February. 

Individually, the Vandals advanced 11 wrestlers

Pro Wire Athlete of the Week


Our Pro Wire Athletes of the Week for the week of February 7th are Jarrett Paslay, Chaston Womack, Ryne Lipsey and Bobby Bradley.  All four won championships in their weight classes at last weekend's Litchfield Tournament---the final tune up before the post-season. 

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Vandals wrestlers going for another Regional Championship today


The Vandals wrestlers will be looking for another regional championship today as they head to Lawrrenceville to begin the post-season.  The Vandals have won the regional championship for more than 2 decades in a row heading into today's action.  With the regional win as a team, and for individuals advancing, there will be home cooking on the horizon---the Vandals will be at home for

Boys HS basketball scores from 2-6-15


Staunton 63, Vandals 58

Greenville 59, Litchfield 40

South Central 74, Windsor 35
-Evan Langley 22 points for SC

Altamont 59, Cowden-Herrick 30

Dieterich 62, North Clay 25

Gillespie 56, Pana 49

Mulberry Grove 71, Stew-Stras 54

Nokomis 76, Bunker Hill 46

Hillsboro 72, Carlinville 56

Patoka 84, Sandoval 48

Piasa SW 70, North Greene 47

T-Town 64, Effingham St.

Vandals fall to Staunton


Staunton 63, Vandals 58 Final
-Collin Nestleroad 21 points (10 points in 4th quarter)
-Vandals are now 6-18 on the season.  They host T-Town on Tuesday night

Vandals with slim halftime lead


Vandals 33, Staunton 31 Halftime
-Nathan Casey 10 points, Richie Well 9 points

Vandals host Staunton tonight


The Vandals are back at home tonight as they look to keep a strong week going. The Vandals will host the Staunton Bulldogs tonight. The Vandals are now 6-17 on the season, having won their last two games including a 3 point win over Pana on Tuesday night on the road. Game time tonight is set for about 7:40 pm. We'll have the game for you on 107.1 FM WKRV, available streaming at

Lady Vandals fall in final regular season game, other girls scores


The Lady Vandals ended their regular season on a down note. The Lady Vandals lost at Carlinville Thursday night, 50 to 37. The Lady Vandals end the regular season at 16-13, but they were 9-4 in their games in the New Year. The Lady Vandals will play Staunton in regional action on Monday at Greenville.

 

Other girls scores

 

Wayne City 35, South Central 23

-SC is 7-16 on

SEB 8th grade boys fall in regional championship


The season came to a close for St. Elmo-Brownstown 8th grade boys basketball last night. The SEB 8th grade boys lost to Effingham St. Anthony, 49 to 31, in the regional championship at St. Elmo. Effingham St. Anthony now moves on to the sectional at St. Elmo, which gets underway on Wednesday evening.

Lady Vandals Get Conference Win Over Staunton




The Lady Vandals bounced back from a non-conference loss on Monday to get a conference win over Staunton 51-19 on Wednesday night. Vandalia got out to an early lead and would hold a 27-10 advantage at the half before outscoring Staunton 24-9 in the second half to put the game away. The Lady Vandals would have three players score in double digits as Makayla Tinker had 13 points and Madelyn

Vandals hang on for win on road over Pana


In what was a crazy game with several breaks going against the Vandals, they did get the final break to be able to hang on for a win on the road at Pana on Tuesday night. With the Vandals up two points and with less than 10 second remaining, Pana looked like they got a putback basket to tie the game. But, a foul was called on Pana on the rebounding attempt to give the Vandals two free throws and

HS basketball scores for 2-3-15


Dieterich 57, St. Elmo-Brownstown 45
-Landon Feezel 19 points
-Malachi Maxey 16 points
-SEB is 8-15 on the season

Altamont 61, Ramsey 39

Stauntont 50, Mt. Olive 46

Greenville 54, Trenton Wesclin 42

Roxana 54, Gillespie 38

Nokomis 58, Carlinville 50

Piasa SW 76, EAWR 38

Lady Vandals on road for makeup game tonight


The Lady Vandals will play a make up game on the road tonight. The Lady Vandals will be at Staunton tonight. This is a re-schedule from a game that was canceled due to the weather earlier this year. The Lady Vandals are 15-12 on the season. They wrap up their regular season on Thursday at Carlinville.

Vandalia 8th grade boys fall in regionals, season comes to a close


Vandalia 43
Greenville 50

Trevor Smalls 20 pts
Blake Morrison 12 pts

Record. 17-5

Vandalia 8th grade boys basketball in regional semi-finals tonight


The Vandalia 8th grade boys basketball team will get another shot at Greenville tonight.  In the first round of regional play last night, the Vandals 8th grade team defeated Wood River Lewis & Clark, 65 to 27.  The 8th grade improved to 17-4 on the season.  They will play in the regional semi-finals tonight at Greenville, as they will take on the host Greenville.  Greenville

Vandals at Pana tonight


The Vandals will be on the road tonight in South Central Conference action. The Vandals will travel to Pana tonight to take on the Panthers for the first time this season. The Vandals are 5-17 on the season, coming off their win on Friday night at home over Litchfield. Game time tonight is set for about 7:45 pm. We'll have the game for you, starting with the pre-game show about 10 minutes

Lady Vandals fall at Flora


The Lady Vandals started off their busy week with a loss on the road. The Lady Vandals lost at Flora, 56 to 37 last night. The Lady Vandals are now 15-12 on the season. The Lady Vandals will play a makeup game on Wednesday at Staunton and then will be back on the road on Thursday at Carlinville.

St. Elmo-Brownstown 8th grade boys onto regional championship


The St. Elmo-Brownstown 8th grade boys basketball team is on to the championship game of their regional.  St. Elmo-Brownstown was a 47 to 40 winner over Oblong last night to move to the championship game.  Meanwhile, Effingham St. Anthony was a winner over Altamont, 45 to 21, to also advance on to the championship game.  SEB and Effingham St. Anthony will meet in the regional
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