11 28 2014

Van hosts successful, postponed Halloween

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer With what could be called the most controversial and busiest Halloween for Van, the influx of visitors and townspeople brought in cheer to an otherwise contentious beginning. In the end, the community pulled together [...]

Vandals score early and often against Mabank, 51-7

By David Barber Sports Correspondent   VAN—Any thoughts of a potential upset by the visiting Mabank Panthers Friday night were quickly turned away by the state-ranked Van Vandals as Van cruised to a 51-7 victory at Van’s Memorial Stadium. The [...]

Vandal Band earns 1st division rating

From Staff Reports The Van High School Band attended the UIL Region 21 Solo and Ensemble Contest on Saturday, Oct. 18. The band came away from the competition earning a first division rating. The band has a history rich in success, tradition, [...]

Vandal defense dominates in 37-6 win at Crandall

By David Barber Sports Correspondent   CRANDALL—While the offensive unit suffered through some inconsistencies Friday night, the Van Vandal defense dominated play from start to finish as they whipped the Crandall Pirates, 37-6, on homecoming [...]

Kellam family roots deep in Van, Named distinguished alumni 2014

By Britne Reeves Staff Writer   Van Independent School District has named its 2014 Distinguished Alumni for 2014. Jack and Brenda Kellum have earned the distinct honor for their many years of service to Van ISD. The couple has resided in [...]