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Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.
  • Local lefties shining in minors

    Two former high school pitching standouts, both southpaws, are enjoying success so far this season in the minor leagues. Columbia’s Josh Fleming is pitching for the Montgomery Biscuits, which is an affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • R-T All-Local Softball Team

    High batting averages and hard-throwing hurlers were in abundance on local softball diamonds as high school teams from the Republic-Times coverage area enjoyed success this spring. Here’s a look at this year’s Republic-Times All-Local Softball Team. FIRST...

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • Moehrs wins 2,000th game

    There have been many doubleheader sweeps over the past 59 years for baseball manager Vern Moehrs and his Waterloo team in the Mon-Clair League, but Sunday’s victories gave him a milestone achievement not many others can enjoy....

    • Posted June 12, 2019
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  • Bulldogs take third at state

    The Waterloo High School baseball team claimed the third place trophy at the IHSA Class 3A state tournament in Joliet on Saturday, defeating Dixon 9-2. Dixon took a 2-0 lead in the third inning, but Waterloo answered...

    • Posted June 10, 2019
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  • Jones, others receive state soccer honors

    Columbia High School girls soccer standout Kennedy Jones was selected to the Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association All-State Team last week and several others from this area earned either all-sectional or honorable mention listings. Jones, who...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Bulldogs are state bound

    For the first time since 2011, the Waterloo High School baseball team is going to the state tournament. Waterloo scored early and often in an 11-1 win over Effingham at the GCS Ballpark Supersectional on Monday. The...

    • Posted June 5, 2019
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  • Hawks fall in state final

    For the third straight year, a Monroe County baseball team played in the IHSA Class 1A state final at Dozer Park in Peoria. Unfortunately, all three of those appearances resulted in runner-up finishes for the local squads. ...

    • Posted June 2, 2019
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  • Downing dominant for ‘Dogs in sectional title win

    Waterloo ace righthander Drake Downing continued his postseason mastery, pitching the Bulldogs to the Class 3A Salem Sectional championship on Saturday. Waterloo downed Carbondale, 3-1. Last Saturday, Downing outdueled Columbia ace and Mizzou commit Shane Wilhelm with...

    • Posted June 1, 2019
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  • Hawks to play for state title

    The Gibault Catholic High School baseball team will play for its first state title since 2013 after downing Steeleville, 12-4, in the Class 1A state semifinal Friday afternoon at Dozer Park in Peoria.  A two-run homer by...

    • Posted May 31, 2019
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  • I-255 crash Thursday evening

    Emergency personnel responded shortly before 6:30 p.m. Thursday for a two-vehicle crash on I-255 westbound near the Jefferson Barracks Bridge in Columbia. No medical transport was required.

    • Posted May 30, 2019
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  • Boys tracksters win state medals

    At the IHSA boys state track meet in Charleston on Saturday, several local athletes ended the season in style.  Columbia’s 4×100 meter relay team of Ronnie Hunsaker, Brandon Hall, Donavan Bieber and Ryan Groszek placed eighth in...

    • Posted May 29, 2019
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  • Bulldogs clip Eagles for regional crown

    The Waterloo High School baseball team edged Monroe County rival Columbia, 3-1, for the Class 3A Columbia Regional championship at Eagleview Elementary on Saturday.  Waterloo ace righthander Drake Downing surrendered just one hit and walked two in...

    • Posted May 29, 2019
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