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  • Hockey season nearing apex

    The battle for placement in the top tier of playoff seedings in the Mississippi Valley Club Hockey Association intensifies this week. Freeburg-Waterloo (15-1) is tied for first place entering a key showdown with co-leader Collinsville (15-1) on...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Hall of Fame nods for hoops greats, coaches

    Some key names in Monroe County high school hoops history will be recognized later this year as new inductees in the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. The IBCA Hall of Fame honors the best and...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Upstate soccer site shows local love

    Several local high school soccer players were recognized for their talents with mentions in statewide lists on ChicagolandSoccer.org. Those making the third annual Chicagoland Soccer All-State Team were Gibault seniors Karson Huels and Logan Doerr and Columbia...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • Local athletes enjoying college success

    Monroe County was well-represented on the college sports scene this past fall, with more than 50 local high school graduates competing at the next level in football, soccer, volleyball, golf and cross country. Read the full story...

    • Posted January 9, 2019
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  • IHSA ending conference football play

    A controversial change in the Illinois High School Association football scheduling format will mean the end of conference play in the sport. By a narrow vote of 324-307-69, IHSA member schools approved a proposal last month that...

    • Posted January 4, 2019
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  • Eagles fall just short of tourney title

    In a thrilling contest that was tied with less than two minutes to play, Columbia fell to Marquette in the Freeburg-Columbia Holiday Tournament championship game Saturday night at Freeburg High School, 45-41. The Explorers avenged an overtime...

    • Posted December 30, 2018
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  • Eagles win another Candy Cane Classic title

    The Columbia High School girls basketball team won its third straight Candy Cane Classic title at Gibault Catholic High School on Saturday, defeating Wood River, 55-32.  Sophia Bonaldi, who was named tourney MVP, scored 23 points to...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • Waterloo lowers electric rates

    Waterloo electric customers will save an estimated $75 to $100 next year on their utility bills after the city council voted Monday night to reduce the base electric rate by five hundredths of a cent.  “We were...

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • 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 guide wires near a utility pole in the area of...

    • 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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