—Top sports stories published in The Vandalia Leader in 2015.
Community R-VI Trojans crush Jamestown at 4th Annual Gary Filbert Classic.
St. Joseph Lady Crusaders finish season with 9-1 record.
Community R-VI’s Clay Thebeau scores 1,000th career point.
Van-Far boys basketball team takes fifth in Madison Tournament.
Community R-VI girls basketball team finishes second in Madison Tournament.
Community R-VI boys basketball team places third in Madison Tournament.
Both Community R-VI boys and girls basketball teams pick up two EMO wins.
Van-Far boys basketball team knocks off South Shelby.
Van-Far graduate and Westminster College standout Kasey Gatson scores 32 points in a win.
Community R-VI Trojans get revenge on Louisiana with a 68-61 win.
Van-Far holds “Paint It Pink” event.
Perry Christian Academy Middle School Archery team wins first place at regional qualifying archery tournament.
Community R-VI girls take second and boys take third in Sturgeon Tournament.
Community R-VI’s Kyle Curtis is crowned King and Joesie Allen is named Queen at the district’s Homecoming event.
Community R-VI’s Samm Jett scores 1,000th career point.
Community R-VI boys and girls basketball teams sweep Homecoming games with Wellsville.
Community R-VI’s Lane Thebeau scores 1,000th career point.
Van-Far JV boys basketball team stuns Hannibal, 32-31.
Van-Far 3rd grade boys basketball team wins Community R-VI Tournament.
Van-Far boys basketball team puts together a needed two-game winning streak.
Van-Far girls basketball team picks up big win over Wellsville.
Community R-VI girls basketball team beats Marion County in state sectional rematch by 48 points.
Van-Far boys basketball team pushes winning streak to three with win over Wright City.
Community R-VI boys basketball team outscores two teams 133-88 in pair of wins.
The 6th Grade Hot Shots girls basketball team wins Bowling Green title.
Van-Far girls basketball team crushes Wright City by 28 points.
Both the Community R-VI boys and girls basketball teams win back-to-back district titles.
Kasey Gatson named First-Team All-Conference in the SLIAC for Westminster College.
Community R-VI’s Connor Brooks scores 1,000th career point.
Community R-VI boys basketball team falls in State Sectionals to Meadville. The girls also fall.
Six Community R-VI and two Van-Far basketball players earn All-EMO Conference honors.
Community R-VI’s 5th grade girls basketball team finishes undefeated again, end with a 56-0 record.
Previews for the Van-Far and Community R-VI baseball season.
Van-Far athletes shine at Power Meet.
Van-Far and Community R-VI golf and track and field teams set for season.
Read the rest of the Sports Year in Review 2015 in the January 6, 2016 issue of The Vandalia Leader.