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Kahoks boys basketball award winners announced

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Left to right: Emondre Rickman (co-MVP and Rebounding award); Matt chambers (Mr Defense); Jacob Shaffer (Soehlke Award); Nic Gonet (Free throw Percentage Award); Brett Langley (most improved); Anfirnee Wilkinson (co-MVP) / submitted photo

The Collinsville High School Boys basketball recently honored their top players. Co-MVPs were junior center Emondre Rickman and junior guard Anfirnee Wilkinson. Rickman rejected 80 shots on the season, averaged 7.1 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Rickman also won the Rebounding Award. Wilkinson led the team with 13.5 points per game. His 47 3-pointers […]

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Collinsville boil order lifted

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Boil Order Lifted

The boil order that went into effect at 8 a.m.Wednesday, March 26 for many residents near Illinois Route 159 has been lifted, the City of Collinsville announced. The affected addresses were: – 356, 358, 405, 407, 411, 412, 415, 419, 420, 422, 423, 424, 426, 427, 431 and 436 N. Aurora Street – 310A&B, 400, […]

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Rickman second team, Wilkinson third team All Southwestern Conference

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Emondre Rickman / Photo by Roger Starkey

Two members of the Collinsville High School basketball team were honored recently by the Southwestern Conference. Junior center Emondre Rickman was named second-team All-Conference and junior guard Anfirnee Wilkinson was named third-team All-Conference. The pair were also recently named co-MVPs for the Kahoks. Rickman’s 40 blocked shots in conference play led the league by 12. […]

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Fisher and Zabala latest football Kahoks moving on to play in college

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Connor Zabala signing his letter of intent to play at LU - Belleville. Left to Right: Beth Zabala (mother), Zabala, Andrew Zabala (father). Standing: John Blaylock, Collinsville High School head football coach / Photo by Roger Starkey

Connor Zabala and Brandon Fisher signed national letters of intent Wednesday to play football next season at Lindenwood University – Belleville. The pair are the sixth and seventh Kahok football players to sign letters of intent to play college football, joining Harry Uyehara (McKendree University), Sam Wilson (Quincy University), Josh Davis (Ridgewater College), Cody Reynolds […]

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False intruder alert earns Collinsville man a felony charge

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Evan B. Wallace, accused of crying wolf

A man whose 911 call led seven police agencies on a wild-goose chase March 22 was charged Tuesday with disorderly conduct, a Class 4 felony. Even B. Wallace, 25, of the 5500 block of Sugarloaf Road, called 911 at 11:40 p.m. Saturday, March 22 and is accused of telling responding Collinsville Police officers that he […]

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Peskar delivers walk-off win for the Kahoks

By   /  March 27, 2014  /  Baseball, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Tanner Houck / Photo by Roger Starkey

When Tanner Houck was pulled with one out in the fifth inning and the Kahoks trailing Althoff 6-4, the pro scouts who came to watch him pitch, packed up their radar guns and left Arthur Fletcher Field. They missed the best pitching of the game. Kyle Reeves replaced Houck and shut the Crusaders down for […]

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Lady Kahoks soccer bounces back to defeat Gibault

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Chelsea Noser / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville girls soccer team entered the 2014 season with state championship hopes. Their hopes may have dimmed a bit after a season-opening loss to perennial powerhouse Chatham-Glenwood, but the team bounced back with a convincing 2-0 victory over Waterloo-Gibault Wednesday. Playing with a pink ball in their “Kick it to Cancer” game, the Lady […]

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