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SIUE hosts accreditation visit, seeks public comment

By   /  January 21, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville seeks comments from the public regarding the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association, its regional accrediting agency. SIUE will host a site visit beginning Wednesday, March 19, 2014. SIUE has been accredited by the Commission since 1969. The Commission’s team […]

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Donnelly introduced as SIUE Men’s Soccer Head Coach

By   /  January 21, 2014  /  Men's Soccer, SIUE  /  No Comments

SIUE Men's Head Soccer Coach Scott Donnelly / Image courtesy of SIUE Sports Information

After being officially announced as Head Coach of the SIUE men’s soccer program last month, Scott Donnelly talks about how he plans to continue the Cougars’ legacy and tradition both on and off the field. Q: What does it mean to be just the fourth head coach in program history? A: It means a great […]

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Drop-in to a class at CARD

By   /  January 21, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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***Submitted Content*** The Collinsville Area Recreation District (CARD) is offering three drop-in programs this season for those looking for a workout, or just to socialize. The dice are rolling from 1-3pm on Mondays at the CARD Activity Center during Bunco. This fun game of chance includes snacks and prizes. Bunco is $5 per person, per […]

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Collinsville Unit 10 schools cancelled

By   /  January 21, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

Collinsville Unit 10 has cancelled school for Tuesday, Jan, 21, the seventh day this school year that district schools have been closed for bad weather. Dangerous winter weather conditions caused the cancellation, a district official said. About an inch of ice and snow fell overnight in the Collinsville area. Temperatures were hovering in the mid-teens […]

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Criticism of Collinsville City Hall follows Martin Luther King Jr. silent walk

By   /  January 21, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

Martin Luther King Jr.'s '"I Have a Dream" speech projected onto a wall at the city parking lot at Seminary and Main streets / Photo by Roger Starkey

A group of about 20 stood in the city parking lot at the corner of Main and Seminary streets in uptown Collinsville Sunday evening watching Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech projected onto the American Flag on the wall of the adjoining building. Most of the crowd left the parking lot and […]

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Shaffer leads Kahoks past Alton Marquette

By   /  January 21, 2014  /  Boys Basketball, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

Senior guard Jacob Shaffer’s primary task Monday against Alton Marquette was to defend the area’s leading scorer. Shaffer not only played a key role in holding Deion Lavender to six points, he led the Kahoks in scoring, rebounds and assists in a 57-52 win. Lavender entered the game averaging 28.2 points on the season. Collinsville’s […]

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Third quarter surge not enough for Lady Kahoks against Carbondale

By   /  January 21, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Girls Basketball, Sports  /  No Comments

Kassidy Smith in action on Dec. 21 / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville High School girls basketball team dug a first half hole from which they could not recover, losing 69-58 Monday to Carbondale in the Mid-Winter Basketball Invitational in Carbondale. The Lady Kahoks (4-11) outscored the Lady Terriers (10-6) 35-28 after the intermission, but it was not enough to overcome a 41-23 halftime deficit. Collinsville […]

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