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About Jeremy Kovarik

Jeremy is a lifelong Waterloo resident, and 2011 graduate of Gibault. He is currently a senior at Saint Louis University, majoring in Secondary Education/English. Jeremy is a HUGE sports fan, and especially enjoys cheering for the Cardinals and SLU basketball.
  • Gibault soccer is state bound

    It’s late October, so the Gibault Catholic High School soccer team must be headed to the state tournament. The Hawks booked their 10th state trip since 2000 with a resounding 5-0 victory over Beardstown in Tuesday’s Class...

    • Posted October 25, 2016
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  • Hurricanes swim to conference crown

    It was a long journey, but the Columbia Hurricanes are finally back on top. Just four years after the swim team was shut down, the Hurricanes used a total team performance to claim the Kaskaskia Conference championship...

    • Posted July 27, 2016
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  • ‘Dogs win regional title; Eagles lose heartbreaker

    The Waterloo girls soccer team blasted Marion on Friday night, 6-0, to win the Class 2A Marion Regional championship. Sydney Luedeman continued her spring scoring frenzy, netting three goals for the Bulldogs while adding an assist. Erika...

    • Posted May 21, 2016
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  • Swim teams wrapping up summer season in style

    Area swim teams are wrapping up their summer season, some with conference titles in sight. The Waterloo Piranhas are in the midst of another great season. Sitting near the top of the Kaskaskia Conference standings, the Piranhas...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • Gibault grad displayed strength through adversity

    When 19-year-old Zac Epplin passed away last Wednesday following a nearly two-year battle with a rare form of bone cancer, we all lost something. Zac filled many roles throughout his life and his loss leaves voids that...

    • Posted July 8, 2015
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  • R-T All-Local Girls Soccer Team

    The Monroe County high school girls soccer scene features plenty of prime-time players, making this year’s selection of the Republic-Times All-Local Team that much more difficult. A Columbia High School standout tops this year’s list. PLAYER OF...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • Hawks fall in sectional final; ‘Dogs lose in regional final

    Soccer is a fickle game, capable of producing both jubilation and heartbreak. Three days after an exhilarating penalty-kick victory over rival Columbia, the Gibault girls soccer team was on the other end of the spectrum Friday evening,...

    • Posted May 22, 2015
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  • Hawks win in penalty kicks over Eagles in sectional thriller

    Gibault girls soccer head coach Matt Reeb couldn’t have imagined a better birthday present. On the fifth-year coach’s 29th birthday, his Hawks defeated rival Columbia 1-0 in a thrilling penalty shootout Tuesday night to advance to the...

    • Posted May 19, 2015
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  • Eagles, Hawks set for sectional soccer showdown

    Girls soccer rivals Columbia and Gibault will meet again, this time in a Class 1A sectional semifinal set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Columbia High School. The Eagles won their regional with a 4-0 victory over Althoff...

    • Posted May 16, 2015
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  • Eagles, Hawks advance to regional finals

    It was a tense and at times frustrating match, but in the end, the Columbia Eagles got the result they wanted. The top seed in their own regional, Columbia dominated possession and created plenty of scoring chances...

    • Posted May 13, 2015
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  • Girls Soccer Action Heating Up This Spring

    The girls soccer season is nearing its midway point and some local teams are faring batter than others. Waterloo is off to a 7-2 start with several strong victories. Gibault has hit a tough stretch in its...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Hawks hungry for deep postseason run

    Winning regional titles in back-to-back seasons is a notable achievement, something any coach would be proud of. But Gibault girls soccer coach Matt Reeb is hungry for more. Reeb, in his fourth season at the helm of...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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