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Exchange student immerses himself into life at Collinsville High School

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Felix Kocher

Overseas travel can be daunting. Learning a new language, navigating unfamiliar customs and making new friends—especially while traveling alone—would give even many adults pause. But one ambitious student at Collinsville High School chose this adventure for himself. Felix Kocher, 17, of the federal state of Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, came to the U.S. through a student exchange […]

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Lady Kahoks soccer team is Metro Independent Athlete(s) of the Week

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Collinsville Kahoks, 2014 Southwestern Conference champions / Photo by Sherry Holten

The Collinsville Kahoks, the now four-time defending Southwestern Conference girls soccer champions, are collectively The Metro Independent Athlete of the Week. The Lady Kahoks defeated Granite City 2-1 Thursday evening to clinch a perfect 6-0 conference record (see game story). Head Coach Clay Smith said winning the conference championship four consecutive years was a great […]

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