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  • Experience to guide WHS girls soccer

    The Waterloo High School girls soccer team returns a solid core of players from a team that went 12-5-4 last season and won a regional championship. “We feel that we can compete with anyone and we will...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Pirates set sail for ultimate treasure

    Returning eight starters from last year’s team that fell just short of a Class 1A state title, the Valmeyer High School baseball team is hungry for more in 2018. “The team has its sights on making it...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Monroe County voters select candidates for November

    With no contested primary races for any of the county’s elected positions, local voter turnout for Tuesday’s Illinois General Primary Election was expectedly light.  Republicans ran unopposed in Monroe County for sheriff, county clerk, county board, assessor,...

    • Posted March 21, 2018
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  • Busy opening week on the diamond for Pirates, Eagles

    Defending Class 1A state runner-up Valmeyer is off to a perfect start and a senior-led Columbia squad swept a Saturday doubleheader to go to 2-2 in early spring baseball action. The Pirates won 6-3 at Carlyle on...

    • Posted March 17, 2018
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  • R-T All-Local Boys Basketball Team

    This winter was full of exciting times on the basketball court, as one local team hoisted a regional plaque and three senior hoopsters reached scoring milestones at their respective schools. Here’s the Republic-Times All-Local Boys Basketball Team...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • R-T All-Local Girls Basketball Team

    The high school girls basketball season featured a fair amount of young talent from the local squads this winter, as evidenced by the number of freshmen, sophomores and juniors on this year’s Republic-Times All-Local Team. Here’s a...

    • Posted March 14, 2018
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  • Belleville man gets prison for armed robbery

    A young man was sentenced this week to six years in prison in connection with an armed robbery that occurred last summer near Columbia. Waren D. Collins Jr., 20, of Belleville, was given credit for 236 days...

    • Posted March 9, 2018
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  • Waterloo man gets prison for battery incidents

    A young man will serve prison time in connection with two battery incidents in Waterloo. Nicholas J. Schardan, 19, of Waterloo,  was sentenced this week to two concurrent four-year prison terms in the Illinois Department of Corrections...

    • Posted March 9, 2018
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  • R-T All-Local Bowling Team

    The Republic-Times has selected its 2017-18 All-Local Bowling Team based on performances by high school bowlers from Waterloo, Columbia, Gibault and Dupo this winter season. The Columbia boys advanced as a team to the state tournament once...

    • Posted March 9, 2018
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  • Hockey bonds Hofstetter brothers

    It was a magical winter for the Mississippi Valley Club Hockey Association champion Columbia Ice Eagles, and even more so for two teammates who have the same ice flowing through their veins. Brothers Sean and Ryan Hofstetter...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • End of the road for the Eagles

    The Columbia High School boys basketball team ended its season Tuesday night with a 49-41 loss to Marion at the Class 3A Centralia Sectional. The Eagles finished their 2017-18 campaign with a record of 20-12 and a...

    • Posted March 7, 2018
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  • Eagles edge Marquette in OT for regional crown

    March Madness, indeed. In a thrilling high school hoops game for the ages, Columbia stunned undefeated Marquette in overtime, 55-53, Friday night to win the Class 3A Waterloo Regional championship. “That was a heavyweight battle right there,”...

    • Posted March 3, 2018
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