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Lady Kahoks soccer downs Alton Marquette

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Kathryn Besserman / Photo by Sherry Holten

Down a goal less than six minutes into the game Wednesday, the Collinsville girls soccer team overcome tired legs to notch a 2-1 victory over Alton Marquette. After the Lady Kahoks (7-2-1) won a hard-fought victory at conference foe O’Fallon Tuesday, Head Coach Clay Smith said the team had heavy legs Wednesday. “It’s hard to […]

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Petition circulating requesting Caseyville mayor’s resignation

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Caseyville Mayor Len Black / Photo by Roger Starkey

A group of concerned citizens in Caseyville are circulating a petition asking Mayor Leonard Black to resign. The group of five, some of whom were Black supporters during the 2013 election in which he was elected mayor, want to remain anonymous for fear of retribution from Black, Bob Romanik or Village of Caseyville employees aligned […]

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Lady Kahok soccer defeats O’Fallon, one win from perfect conference record

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Emily Holten  / Photo by Sherry Holten

Midway through the first half Tuesday, the Collinsville girls soccer team found itself down a goal on the road against a good O’Fallon team, but they did not take any time to sulk. Less than a minute after All-State forward Quin Wilkes put the Lady Panthers up 1-0, Sophia Sharos played a ball to Emily […]

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Another day, another 10-run win for the Kahok softball team

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Emily Lautz slides in to home safely / Photo by Sherry Holten

After three straight games scoring four runs or fewer, Collinsville Softball Head Coach Cindy Kolda adjusted the top of her lineup. The team has scored in double-digits in each of the three games since the change, and have won by exactly 10 runs each game, including an 11-1 Southwestern Conference win over Granite City Tuesday. […]

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Baseball Kahoks end up on wrong side of pitching dual

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Tanner Houck / Photo by Roger Starkey

Five days after outdueling talented Alton lefty Bryan Hudson, Tanner Houck came up on the wrong end of another tight contest, losing 2-0 to Granite City. Houck and Granite City (1-3 Southwestern Conference, 7-9) starter Austin Buzick each pitched a complete game and allowed three hits. Houck walked one and struck out 11, while Buzick […]

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