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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.
  • Hawks outlast ‘Dogs in cross-town hoops showdown

    Cross-town rivals Gibault and Waterloo met on the court Saturday night to close out an action-packed weekend of boys basketball for local teams. Despite a fourth quarter scare, the Hawks outlasted the Bulldogs, 73-64. Karson Huels for...

    • Posted December 16, 2018
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  • Saturday fire calls in Columbia

    The Columbia Fire Department responded to two separate incidents at about 3:45 p.m. Saturday. One was for a single-vehicle crash involving a Ford Mustang on top of guidewires near a utility pole in the area of Route...

    • Posted December 15, 2018
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  • Raging Bulldogs skate past rival Columbia

    In a hard-fought rivalry match that featured heavy hits throughout and even a skirmish at the end, the Freeburg-Waterloo Raging Bulldogs defeated the Columbia Ice Eagles, 5-2, Thursday night at the McKendree Metro Rec Plex in O’Fallon....

    • Posted December 14, 2018
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  • Busy week for boys hoops squads

    Basketball season is kicking into gear as local teams look to build momentum heading into the Freeburg Holiday Tournament. Dupo (6-3) won 55-23 over Lebanon on Friday and won 48-38 over Red Bud on Saturday. Kelvin Swims...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • R-T All-Local Soccer Team

    With a third straight state appearance for Gibault this past fall, a Monroe County school has advanced to the state soccer tournament each of the past six seasons.  Columbia won a regional crown and Waterloo captured a...

    • Posted December 12, 2018
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  • Lafore negotiates guilty pleas for murder, meth dealing

    What was scheduled as a Friday bond hearing turned into a negotiated guilty plea for a Waterloo man accused in a fatal January stabbing near Red Bud. “To some degree, it was unique,” Randolph County State’s Attorney...

    • Posted December 7, 2018
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  • Raging ‘Dogs, Ice Eagles set to clash

    The stage is set for another epic clash between rivals Freeburg-Waterloo and Columbia next week, with both teams near the top of the Mississippi Valley Club Hockey Association standings once again.  The Raging Bulldogs sit in first...

    • Posted December 5, 2018
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  • Local teams set for Candy Cane Classic

    Gibault Catholic High School in Waterloo is set to host its annual Candy Cane Classic girls basketball tournament next week.  See the complete tourney bracket on page 3B. Defending tourney champion Columbia looks to be the favorite...

    • Posted December 5, 2018
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  • Eagles hoping to play for one another

    There is excitement in the air for this year’s Columbia High School girls basketball team, which returns all but one of its starters from the 2017-18 season. The Eagles went 17-11 last season under longtime head coach...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • ‘Dogs looking for infusion of youth

    A new head coach is hopeful that a successful youth program will yield positive results for the Waterloo High School wrestling program in the 2018-19 campaign. Chase Guercio takes over as head coach of the Bulldogs, replacing...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • Senior-led Hawks hoping for turnaround

    Several members of the Gibault soccer squad that made a third straight trip to the state tournament earlier this month will try to bring that same winning attitude to the basketball court this winter. The Hawks went...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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  • All for one and one for all for Pirates

    A new head coach hopes to improve team chemistry with his 2018-19 Valmeyer High School boys basketball squad. Neil Siburt, who has served as an assistant boys hoops coach for the Pirates the past two years, steps...

    • Posted November 28, 2018
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