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Kahoks can’t hold late leads, season ends with overtime loss

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Image by Roger Starkey

By Phil Knapper – Metro Independent Contributor BELLEVILLE  — The Collinsville Kahoks came within an eyelash — well, make that a free throw — of upsetting top-seeded O’Fallon Wednesday night in the Class 4A Regional at Belleville West High School. The Panthers, though, took advantage of eight missed free throws from Collinsville in the fourth […]

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SIUE women’s basketball falls in OVC Tournament

By   /  March 5, 2014  /  SIUE, Sports, Women's Basketball  /  No Comments

Tierny Austin / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s basketball team fell to Jacksonville State 71-59 in the opening round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Wednesday at Municipal Auditorium. “We’ve been up and down this season, and I thought we fought so hard the last three or four weeks to have this opportunity,” said SIUE Head […]

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SIUE comeback falls short at OVC Tournament

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Tim Johnson / Photo by SIUE Sports Information

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Southern Illinois University Edwardsville junior Kris Davis scored a game-high 19 points Wednesday night, but it wasn’t enough as Tennessee Tech fought off a Cougar comeback for a 74-67 victory over SIUE in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament at Municipal Auditorium. SIUE ends the season at 11-20. Tennessee Tech improved to 17-15 […]

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High school artists sought for Congressional Art Competition

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Saint Louis / Image by Roger Starkey

Congressman John Shimkus’ office is accepting entries for the 2014 Congressional Art Competition. High school students can submit original artwork in the mediums of paintings, drawings, collages, prints, photographs, computer-generated art and mixed media. Artwork must be two-dimensional, no larger than 28 inches by 28 inches by four inches, including the frame and cannot weigh […]

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CARD finds way to avoid major cuts, at least until June

By   /  March 5, 2014  /  Collinsville, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

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***Updated on March 9 with Pleasant Ridge Park upgrade figures provided after the original publication*** With a room full of Collinsville Area Recreation District employees on hand at a special meeting of the CARD Board of Commissioners, Director Terry Wilson cited a list of cuts he has overseen to save the district money. Eradicating a […]

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