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Kahoks help Vergil Fletcher’s widow

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The 2013/2014 Collinsville High School basketball team at Violet Fletcher's house

Vergil Fletcher built Collinsville basketball and shaped the lives of hundreds of athletes in his 32 years at Collinsville High School. The respect Mr. Fletcher, who died in 2009 at age 93, gained in the community extended beyond naming the high school gym, and the street that runs in front of it, after him. He […]

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Wilkinson’s 19 lead Kahoks past Indians

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Jacob Shaffer drives the lane against Mascoutah / Photo by Roger Starkey

Anfirnee Wilkinson scored eight first quarter points to help the Kahoks to an early lead against Mascoutah Friday, and made four fourth quarter free throws to help seal a 53-46 win. Collinsville (9-12) led 14-9 after one quarter, but managed only three points over the first five minutes of the second quarter. Leading by one […]

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Morgan’s late jumper lifts Lady Kahoks

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Gabby Morgan in action Dec. 21 / Photo by Roger Starkey

Collinsville brought the ball up court with 48 seconds remaining in a tie game with Mascoutah Saturday night. The Lady Kahoks, who had chiseled away at a 7-point fourth quarter deficit, were content to make it the last possession of regulation. With 12 seconds left, Head Coach Lori Billy called a play for point guard […]

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