11 24 2014

Lady Vandals keep rolling with Gilmer sweep

By David Kapitan Sports Editor   The Van Lady Vandals have been a team on a mission this season, recording another undefeated district title to advance to the playoffs, and then rolling over both Athens and Gilmer to advance to the Regional [...]

Vandals remain undefeated after a 49-14 victory at Wills Point

By David Barber Sports Correspondent   WILLS POINT—Two Van Zandt County rivals met Friday night in an important District 8-4A contest as both teams were looking to improve their seeding for the upcoming Class 4A state playoffs. When [...]

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 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 [...]

Vandals rally for thrilling 35-32 win over Athens in District 8-4A opener

By David Barber Sports Correspondent   VAN—Big games sometimes do not live up to their advance billing but that was not the case Friday night at Van’s Memorial Stadium as two of the state’s top 10 teams in Class 4A put on a near [...]