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SIUE women’s soccer falls to Purdue

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Emily Grahl

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women’s soccer completed the weekend with a 4-1 loss against Purdue Sunday. “We played a really solid first half and started the second half well,” said SIUE Head Coach Derek Burton. “But, we are still searching for that consistency in our determination.” The Boilermakers struck first with a goal in the 19th minute […]

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Cougars men’s soccer suffers second overtime loss

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Christian Volesky

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – For the second time in as many games, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville men’s soccer suffered an overtime defeat, falling 2-1 to Tulsa in double overtime Sunday at Korte Stadium. Following an initial shot by Tulsa’s Austin Neil and a save by SIUE goalkeeper Kent Kobernus, Akeil Barrett pounced on the rebound and netted the […]

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Cahokia Mounds hosts American Indian Educational Days and annual atlatl competition

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***Submitted Content*** COLLINSVILLE, Ill. – Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site offers a chance to explore Native American culture Sept. 13-14 and watch as experts compete with the ancient “atlatl” spear-throwing device. American Indian Educational Days takes place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 13 and 14, in the site’s Interpretive Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

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Cahokia Courthouse offers special sale for people who re-create 1700-1800s

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***Submitted Content*** CAHOKIA, IL – Old re-enactors never die, they just collect too much stuff. If you know what that means, bargains await you Sept. 13. The public is invited to a trade fair (basically a historic re-enactors’ yard sale) for 1700-1800s memorabilia and accouterments on Saturday, Sept. 13. The event runs 9 a.m. to […]

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Rule, Rubin and Shay works on exhibit at The Schmidt

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Terri Shay: Pomegranate (Detail)

***Submitted Content*** The William and Florence Schmidt Art Center has brought the works of three artists to southwestern Illinois this fall for free exhibitions of their unique art. “With the wide range of artistic styles and media, there is something to interest everyone at this upcoming exhibition,” Curator Nicole Dutton said. The artists’ works went […]

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Collinsville Area Vocational has impressive showing at national skills competition

By   /  August 31, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Photo by Roger Starkey

Two 2014 Collinsville High School graduates and three recent CHS graduates represented the Collinsville Vocational Center in the Skills USA 50th National Leadership and Skills Conference in June. The group brought home three top 10 and a top 15 finish. Ryan Brunton, a 2014 CHS graduate, was 4th in the nation in Precision Machining. Fellow […]

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Kahok Soccer Golf Classic to benefit CHS soccer programs

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Photo by Roger Starkey

The 9th annual Kahok Soccer Golf Classic will take place Sept. 12 at Oak Brook Golf Course, with all proceeds to benefit the Collinsville High School boys and girls soccer programs. The four-person best ball scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. There will be multiple flights. Prizes, contests, dinner, beverages, skins, […]

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Metro Independent Athlete of the Week: CHS volleyball for show of compassion

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Gabby Hancher giving rose to Brandi Stevenson

The Collinsville High School volleyball team went 2-0 this week, but it is what they did before their season started that earned them Metro Independent Athlete of the Week honors. The team began their season Tuesday in Fletcher Gym. Before the match, the Kahok volleyball team gave each McCluer North player a flower as a […]

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