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Bats wake up; Kahok softball victorious

By   /  April 11, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Softball, Sports  /  No Comments

Addison Wickiser / Photo by Sherry Holten

Before their game Friday, Collinsville softball coach Cindy Kolda suggested her struggling hitters take a simplified approach to their at bats: see the ball, hit the ball, do not over think it. The back to basics approach paid off for the Kahoks, with a 12-2 victory at Breese Central. Eight errors committed by the Cougars […]

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New principals coming to three Collinsville schools

By   /  April 11, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Webster Elementary School sign / Photo by Roger Starkey

Two retirements and one resignation in Collinsville Unit 10 set off a game of musical chairs in the district to fill the vacated positions. Vicky Reulecke is retiring from her position as director of curriculum and assessment and Dave Stroot is retiring as principal of Caseyville and Jefferson elementary schools. Mathew Noyes is stepping down […]

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Unit 10 has new field trip procedures after five left behind at Busch Stadium

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Photo by Roger Starkey

Two adults and three Dorris Intermediate School students they were chaperoning on a school trip to Bush Stadium Wednesday were accidentally left at the stadium. The five went souvenir shopping following the afternoon science exhibit and baseball game, and arrived late to the area where they were to meet their bus, which had left without […]

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Collinsville yard sales April 11-12

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Yard sales in Collinsville this weekend:

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Lady Kahoks soccer trounces Alton, moves to 4-0 in conference

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Hanna Liljegren knocks home the first goal in the Kahoks' 5-1 victory over Alton on April 10, 2014 / Photo by Roger Starkey

The only thing that could stop the Collinsville High School girls soccer team Thursday night was the weather. The Lady Kahoks 5-1 victory over Alton was delayed 25 minutes because of lightning was in the area. Three players scored their first goal of the year for Collinsville (5-2-1, 4-0 Southwestern Conference), and Sophia Sharos notched […]

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Houck and Caputo come up big; CHS baseball rallies past Redbirds

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Tanner Houck / Photo by Roger Starkey

Tanner Houck overcame a dangerous first inning Thursday, and Alex Caputo singled home the winning runs in the seventh to send Collinsville to a 3-2 come-from-behind victory at Alton. The first three Alton batters singled, two with opposite field line drives and the third via a bunt. Houck almost escaped the inning without allowing a […]

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