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Two students charged in SIUE kidnapping and robbery case

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Collinsville, Maryville, News, SIUE  /  No Comments

Jabreel Watson Shantel Rogers

Two Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students face four felony counts each in relation to a kidnapping and armed robber on the campus April 2. Shantel R. Rogers, 20, of Decatur and Jabreel Watson, 18, of Chicago, were charged Tuesday with two Class X felony counts of aggravated kidnapping, one Class X felony count of armed […]

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Portion of Vandalia Street reduced to one lane Thursday evening

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

A portion of Illinois Route 159 (Vandalia Street) will be reduced to one lane Thursday, April 10, from 6 – 11:59 p.m., the Illinois Department of Transportation announced. Valley Avenue is just north of Woods Basement Systems and Kassly Funeral Home. A flagger and traffic control devices will control two-way traffic, IDOT said. The lane […]

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Three Kahok hurlers combine on no-hitter

By   /  April 9, 2014  /  Baseball, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Dylan McEwan against East St. Louis / Photo by Roger Starkey

Aaron Peskar, Mitch Reising and Jacob Grzywacz combined to no-hit East St. Louis Tuesday and help Collinsville to a 10-0 victory. The triumvirate also struck out 13 in five innings and did not allow a walk as Collinsville  rolled to an 10-0 victory. Peskar and Reising each worked two innings, struck out five and did […]

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Sharos continues to roll, Lady Kahoks soccer top Maroons

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Dayle McEwen's attempt to clear finds a Belleville West defender / Photo by Roger Starkey

Junior midfielder Sophia Sharos punched home a penalty kick just more than 12 minutes into the second half Tuesday, giving Collinsville a 1-0 Southwestern Conference victory over Belleville West. The Lady Kahoks shutout the conference’s top scoring team despite playing without two starters in the back four. Collinsville (4-2-1, 3-0 SWC) has overcome injuries to […]

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