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CEMA, the unsung heroes of Collinsville emergencies

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Collinsville Emergency Management Agency vehicle / Photo by Roger Starkey

In Collinsville, there is a group of unpaid men and women who can be called upon at any time to respond to the scenes of emergencies, right alongside police and fire fighters. Most of these people spend their days at jobs. There is a nurse, a couple of truck drivers, some business owners, some are […]

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Football Kahoks complete improbable comeback, defeat Granite City

By   /  September 20, 2014  /  Collinsville High School, Football, Sports  /  3 Comments

Jamal Wellmaker rips of a long run against Granite City / Photo by Roger Starkey

Trailing by 20 points at the half, the Collinsville football team showed little sign of life and no hint that it was about to embark upon a spirited, comeback 28-27 victory. The Kahoks (1-3, 1-1 Southwestern Conference) took only three second-half offensive plays to serve notice to Granite City (1-3, 0-2 SWC) that it was […]

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Kahok soccer cruises to victory

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Mason Kelly (7), David Wilhold (28) and Drake Barker (11) in action against Alton Marquette / Photo by Roger Starkey

Grant Bauer beat the Alton Marquette goalkeeper 30 seconds into the match Friday and Collinsville coasted to a 3-0 win. Sophomore Brett Niedzwiecki and senior Roman Cahnovsky combined on the Kahoks (4-3) third shutout of the season. Jordan Smith and Brett Langley also scored for CHS. A penalty kick following a handball in the first […]

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