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Guilty plea entered in Caseyville TV repair shop shooting

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Philip W. Smith

Today in federal court, Phillip W. Smith changed his not guilty plea to guilty on all three federal charges he faced in connection with the Nov. 14, 2013 robbery and shooting at Ferguson TV, VCR and Satellite Service in Caseyville. With his court-appointed attorney Judith Kuenneke at his side, Smith answered “yes” when asked by […]

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Baseball Kahoks get another final inning victory over Alton

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Kyle Reeves scores the winning run against Alton on May 6, 2014 / Photo by Roger Starkey

Collinsville has faced Alton ace Bryan Hudson twice this season. They have scored zero earned runs against the lanky lefty in 14 innings, struck out 19 times and have beaten him twice. A two-out, seventh inning rally Tuesday afternoon gave the Kahoks (13-10, 6-4 Southwestern Conference) a 2-1 victory over Alton (16-12, 3-7 SWC). It […]

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Holten’s late goal secures tie for Collinsville girls soccer

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Mikayla McCarthy / Photo by Sherry Holten

Emily Holten’s goal 6 minutes and 50 seconds from time Tuesday spared the Lady Kahoks soccer team its fourth defeat in seven starts and salvaged a 1-1 tie with Triad. The teams played to a scoreless draw for the first 62:30 Tuesday afternoon in Troy until Collinsville (9-5-2) failed to clear the ball deep in […]

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