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Unit 10 to hold public hearing for Lincoln’s Birthday waiver

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Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville School Unit 10 School Board will hold a public hearing on Jan. 27 to gather input on their intent to continue the practice of not observing Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday as a school holiday. According to section 24-2 of the Illinois School Code, teachers shall not be required to work on Saturdays or legal […]

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Third-quarter surge propels Kahoks past Warriors

By   /  January 12, 2014  /  Boys Basketball, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Sean Davis in action during the 2013-2014 season / Photo by Roger Starkey

Collinsville hit five 3-pointers in the third quarter Saturday to erase a halftime deficit and propel the Kahoks to their first Southwestern Conference victory of the season. A night after scoring only six third quarter points – and none in the last 4 minutes 50 seconds – CHS (1-5 SWC, 5-9) dropped 25 on Granite […]

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Lady Kahoks stifle Granite City

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Aubreeney Brady grabs a loose ball / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville High School girls basketball team used a smothering defense to force 21 turnovers on its way to a 51-28 win Saturday over Granite City. The Lady Kahoks (2-4 Southwestern Conference, 4-8) racked up 13 steals using a full-court press and stifling half-court defense. CHS converted the turnovers into 29 points. Head Coach Lori […]

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