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  • Eagles oust Bulldogs in rivalry regional hoops clash

    Monroe County rivals Columbia and Waterloo met on the basketball court Monday night for the third time this season, with the winner moving on and the loser going home. Despite a never-say-die effort from the host Bulldogs,...

    • Posted February 27, 2018
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  • BOYS HOOPS: Hawks survive, Pirates sink

    One local boys basketball team advanced while another suffered season-ending defeat in regional tournament action Wednesday night. Gibault topped Red Bud at the Class 2A Pinckneyville Regional, advancing to Friday’s final against the host Panthers. Valmeyer fell...

    • Posted February 22, 2018
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  • Regional play underway for hoops squads

    It’s postseason time for local high school basketball teams, who are just hoping to survive and advance knowing the next game could be their last. Valmeyer and Red Bud won first round regional contests Monday night, while...

    • Posted February 21, 2018
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  • Kings of the Ice: Columbia wins MVCHA title

    The Columbia Ice Eagles edged defending champion O’Fallon on Monday night, 7-5, to sweep the best-of-three Mississippi Valley Club Hockey Association Varsity 2A finals and win the league crown. Columbia suffered just one loss the entire season...

    • Posted February 19, 2018
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  • 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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