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About Corey Saathoff

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.
  • Ice Eagles one win away from league title

    The Columbia Ice Eagles are just one win away from a Mississippi Valley Club Hockey Association title following Thursday’s 4-3 win in game one of the best-of-three Varsity 2A finals against O’Fallon at the McKendree Rec Plex....

    • Posted February 14, 2018
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  • End of the road for girls hoops teams

    Only one local girls basketball team was still standing entering play Tuesday night as Columbia won its first round regional contest and both Waterloo and Gibault suffered season-ending defeats. For Waterloo, Monday’s regional loss to Freeburg also...

    • Posted February 14, 2018
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  • Tuesday morning fire in Dupo

    Dupo and Columbia firefighters responded about 4:30 a.m. Tuesday to a fire in an upstairs bedroom at 300 S. Main Street across from the Dupo fire station. The fire was contained to the upstairs area within a...

    • Posted February 13, 2018
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  • Tuesday morning crash in Columbia

    Columbia police responded shortly after 6:20 a.m Tuesday to a three-vehicle crash reported on northbound Route 3 at South Main Street. No injuries were reported, but there was road blockage as a result of the crash.

    • Posted February 13, 2018
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  • Schrader’s big night leads ‘Dogs past Hawks

    While neither team has enjoyed much success this season, the excitement level was high for Tuesday’s cross-town rivalry hoops showdown between Waterloo and Gibault in the Hawks’ home gym. Bulldogs senior Ross Schrader was the star of...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • CHS, WHS girls bowling squads advance to sectional

    The Waterloo and Columbia high school girls varsity bowling squads each placed high enough at their respective regionals on Saturday to advance to the sectional round. The Bulldogs placed fourth at the Herrin Regional, led by Lexi...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • VHS to honor past sports legends

                  The rich sports history of Valmeyer High School will be celebrated once again with the third annual VHS Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony prior to Saturday’s home basketball game...

    • Posted February 7, 2018
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  • Fentanyl dealer nabbed with assist from WPD

    Information provided by the Waterloo Police Department proved instrumental in a fentanyl dealer from St. Louis ultimately being sentenced last month to nine years in federal prison. Andre Walker was sentenced at U.S. District Court in East...

    • Posted February 5, 2018
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  • Home cooking for Eagles and Pirates

    The Columbia and Valmeyer basketball teams posted thrilling home victories on Friday night, with Waterloo and Gibault both falling on the road. The Eagles excelled in all phases of the game in an 85-65 blasting of Mascoutah....

    • Posted February 3, 2018
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  • Jackson to play pro football in Germany

    Illinois College graduate Adam Jackson of Columbia has signed a contract to play professional football this spring with the Franken Knights in Germany. Jackson is a 2013 graduate of Columbia High School. He will depart the United...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Young hockey player to compete on world stage

    A young hockey player from Columbia will get a chance to compete next month with the best of the best in his age group. Dean Lyon, the 12-year-old son of Dean and Jamie Lyon, is a member...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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  • Ice Eagles win regular season crown

    The regular season has ended in the Mississippi Valley Club Hockey Association with Columbia securing the top seed for the playoffs that begin this week. The Ice Eagles defeated Collinsville on Thursday, 5-3, to conclude the regular...

    • Posted January 31, 2018
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