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Home run king Kassidy Smith is Metro Independent Athlete of the Week

By   /  May 4, 2014  /  Athlete of the Week, Softball, Sports  /  2 Comments

Kassidy Smith rounds the bases after setting the Kahoks single-season home run record (9) / Photo by Sherry Holten

With one mighty swing of Kassidy Smith’s bat Saturday, she wrote her name in the Collinsville High School record books. The sophomore belted her ninth home run of 2013, besting the single-season mark of eight set in 2011 by both Rachel Scrum and Hailey Jones. For good measure, Smith went deep again Saturday, to extend […]

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Lady Kahoks soccer gets first win at tournament, split two on the day

By   /  May 4, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Girls Soccer, Sports  /  No Comments

Kathryn Besserman / Photo by Sherry Holten

The fifth attempt was the charm for the Lady Kahoks at the Adidas Tournament of Champions in Burlington, Iowa. After losing all three games last year, and their first match this year, the Lady Kahoks topped Ankeny 2-0 Saturday. West Des Moines Valley beat Collinsville (9-5-1) later Saturday to send the Lady Kahoks home with […]

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Softball Kahoks score 26 runs in two games, Kassidy Smith sets home run mark

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Kassidy Smith is greeted at home plate by her teammates after setting the CHS single-season home run record / Photo by Sherry Holten

Sophomore Kassidy Smith hit a pair of home runs Saturday to give her the Collinsville single-season record and help propel the team to 26 runs in a split of two games at the Lincoln Tournament, in Lincoln, Ill. Smith’s first home run Saturday was her ninth, good for a new school record. Rachel Scrum and […]

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Baseball Kahoks lose a pair at home to Highland

By   /  May 4, 2014  /  Baseball, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  No Comments

Jacob Grzywacz / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville High School baseball team’s struggles against non-conference opponents continued Saturday when they lost both ends of a double header to Highland at Arthur Fletcher Field. The Kahoks raced out of the gate to a 6-0 record in 2014, all against non-conference opponents. However, since the Southwestern Conference season began, Collinsville has limped to […]

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