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Renovations coming to the Jaycee Sports Complex

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

The sign at the entrance of the Jaycee Sports Complex in Collinsville / Photo by Roger Starkey

New fences, bleachers and an improved irrigation system are some of the improvements that will be made at the Jaycee Sports Complex this spring. The Collinsville Area Recreation District Board of Commissioners recently approved $80,000 to make renovations to the complex. The wooden bleachers that cannot be salvaged will be replaced by a more durable […]

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SIUE Athletics Hall of Fame nominations open

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Athletics Hall of Fame is accepting nominations for the 2014 class of inductees. Anyone can nominate former student-athletes, teams, coaches, administrators, and friends of the program for induction. All nominations received by March 15th will be considered for the 2014 class. The nomination form is available online at http://www.siuecougars.com/hallfame/siue-hallfame.html. SIUE Director of […]

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New session of programs start at CARD

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Events/Announcements  /  No Comments

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***Submitted Content*** A new session of programs will begin at the Collinsville Area Recreation District (CARD) in March. Programs for children include Totally Tots Playtime for ages 1-4 with a guardian, Dynamic Dance for ages 3-8, Life is Art for ages 7-13, Beginning Tumbling for ages 4-8, and Karate for all ages — including adults. […]

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SIUE basketball announces time changes for Saturday games

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Men's Basketball, SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Kris Davis / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has announced the adjustment of game times for Saturday’s men’s and women’s basketball games at the Vadalabene Center. The women’s game against Eastern Illinois will tip off at 1 p.m. The men’s game, also against Eastern Illinois, will tip at 5:05 p.m. The games were adjusted to accommodate FOX Sports Midwest, […]

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Collinsville High School math team sends 15 to State Competition

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Members of the Collinsville High School math team / Submitted photo

The Collinsville High School math team did not qualify for the State Competition, but 15 of the 23 members qualified either individually or in a smaller team. After qualifying as a team the past three years, the Kahok human calculators this year ran into the mathematical buzz saw that is Carbondale High School. The Terrier […]

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Interstate 270 lane closures cancelled

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Collinsville, Illinois, Maryville, News, Region  /  No Comments

Image by Roger Starkey

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced announced that daytime westbound lane closures on Interstate 270 for Thursday Feb. 27 and Friday Feb. 28 have been cancelled. The pavement repair work was to take place between the Chain of Rocks Canal and the Mississippi River, near Granite City, but has been delayed due to freezing temperatures. Work […]

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Adams recognized for 20 years of devotion to the Kahoks

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Boys Basketball, Boys Soccer, Collinsville High School  /  No Comments

Pat Adams with CHS Head Coach / Player how high when you went them to do.

If, in the past 20 years, if you have been to almost all Collinsville High School girls and boys basketball games – varsity and junior varsity – as well as boys and girls soccer, softball, and sprinkled in as many volleyball matches as possible, your name is probably Pat Adams. The 1956 CHS graduate was […]

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Kahoks suffer another difficult defeat

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Boys Basketball, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Jacob Shaffer / Photo by Roger Starkey

Collinsville – Collinsville entered the fourth quarter Tuesday with a two-point lead against the second place team in the Southwestern Conference, but could not overcome an 8-0 run halfway through the quarter, losing 60-56. Sean Davis’ tip-in basket as the third-quarter buzzer sounded stopped a Belleville East 7-0 run and gave the Kahoks (4-9 SWC, […]

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