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Lady Kahoks soccer dominates to close regular season

By   /  May 13, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Girls Soccer, Sports  /  No Comments

Andrea Frerker / Photo by Sherry Holten

Playing against one of the top ranked teams in the St. Louis area, the Lady Kahok soccer team did not expect it to be that easy. Collinsville (11-5-2) grabbed a lead just 15 seconds into the game and cruised to a 3-0 victory Tuesday against Ursuline Academy (11-7). Before the crowd had a chance to […]

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Lady Blazer basketball camp dates announced

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***Submitted Content*** The 27th annual Lady Blazer basketball summer camp will be held in June at Collinsville Middle School Gym. The dates for the camp are as follows: June 2-3, 6, 9-12, 16-19 and 23-26. The camp will run Monday through Thursday and will start at 8:30 a.m. until noon. Girls entering fifth through eighth grades […]

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Tuesday’s Kahoks baseball and softball moved to May 19, soccer to play

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Image by Roger Starkey

***Update:  Softball will now be played on May 16*** ***Updated to include information about rescheduled games.*** Both the Collinsville baseball and softball games scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Tuesday have been postponed and will be made up on May 19. The baseball team was scheduled to play at Belleville East and the softball team was to […]

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AARP Smart Driver Course at Collinsville Library

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***Submitted content*** AARP is hosting a Smart Driver Course at the Collinsville Memorial Library Center. The two-day course runs from 9:30 AM until 1:30 PM on Saturday, June 14, and Saturday, June 19. Participants will learn how to compensate for changes in their reaction times, be informed of newer rules of the road and more. […]

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Trivia night at the Blum House

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***Submitted Content*** Adults and teens interested in honing their trivia skills are invited to bring their “A” game for a trivia night at the Blum House in Collinsville. The Mississippi Valley Library District, which owns the Blum House, is hosting the event on Saturday, June 7, from 7-9 p.m. This is a free, casual event […]

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The race is on to convert former post office to a parking lot before Italian Fest

By   /  May 13, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

Artist rendering of the future parking lot at 130 S. Center St., Collinsville / image by Oates Associates

The plans and timeline for the demolition of the former post office building in Uptown Collinsville, and the parking lot to take its place, are starting to become clear. Collinsville Director of Streets Rod Cheatham said the goal is to have the new parking lot open to the public in time for this year’s Italian […]

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Houck and the Kahoks roll over Nashville

By   /  May 13, 2014  /  Baseball, Collinsville High School, Sports  /  1 Comment

Tanner Houck pitches against Nashville / Photo by John Layton

Tanner Houck pitched his third consecutive complete game for Collinsville Monday afternoon at Fletcher Field, but this time he gave up more than just one hit. Houck worked his way out of his only major jam to lead the Kahoks (16-12) to a 7-1 non-conference victory over Nashville. Collinsville Head Coach Pete Trapp said Houck […]

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Softball Kahoks rally twice, but fall to Breese Mater Dei

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Samantha Buettner slides home safely / Photo by Sherry Holten

Collinsville came from behind the tie the score twice against Breese Mater Dei Monday in a non-conference game at the Collinsville Sports Complex, but could not comeback a third time, losing 7-5. The Kahoks (15-14) fell behind before they came to bat when the Knights (17-5) leadoff hitter doubled and came around to score on […]

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