Sports Calendar

Drive one 4UR School

VANDALIA — The Vandalia-Butler Athletic Boosters and Beau Townsend Ford are sponsoring a Ford Drive One 4UR School fundraiser on Saturday, September 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the north parking lot at Butler High School.

The Butler Athletic Boosters invite you as well as all 18 year old students, family and friends to support our athletes, cheerleaders and coaches by driving a car in the football parking lot with a booster member. Our goal is to secure 300 drivers which would guarantee a $6,000 contribution from Ford.

Boosters receive $20 for each test drive and there is no obligation or pressure. There is no cost to drive a car and test drives are limited to one driver per address.

Butler baseball golf outing

TIPP CITY — The Butler Baseball program is hosting the 2nd Annual Brent Collinsworth Memorial Golf Outing on Saturday, September 16 at Homestead Golf Course. Registration begins at 1 p.m. with a shot gun start at 2 p.m.

Entry is $300 per team or $75 per person and includes greens fee, cart, dinner, and two drink tickets. There will be a 50/50 raffle, longest drive and closest to the pin contest. The outing is limited to the first 30 teams of four.

The Brent Collinsworth Memorial Fund will donate all proceeds to the Butler Baseball program. Donations are tax deductible.

To register, or for more information, email

Fall Pickleball Tournament

VANDALIA — The Vandalia Parks and Recreation Department is holding a Fall Pickleball Tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 6:30 p.m. under the lights at the Helke Park Pickleball courts. The tournament is open to men and women 50 years old and up of any skill level. The tournament will be open to 32 or 64 participants depending on the number of registrations. Teams will be COED in a round robin, pool-play format. Players are guaranteed between 56-80 minutes of game time. snacks and water will be provided.

Online registration at is $10 for Vandalia residents/VRC members and $12 for non-residents. Walk-in registration at the Vandalia Recreation Center is $20 for Vandalia residents/VRC members and $22 for non-residents.

Contact Alicia McCracken at 415-2347 or with questions.

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