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  • Hawks, Pirates fall in regional title games

    The Gibault boys basketball team became quite familiar with the Pinckneyville Panthers this season. The two schools played twice in the regular season, with each claiming a victory on the other team’s home court. The Hawks and...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Gibault inducts four into Sports Hall of Fame

    Gibault Catholic High School has a strong reputation for athletic excellence. Many have donned the Hawks’ colors, leading their teams to glory. On Saturday night, Gibault celebrated four legendary student-athletes as Scott Amann, Amanda Seib, Tyler Beckerle...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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  • Gibault falls just short of tourney title in Pinckneyville

    Gibault fought hard all day, but in the end, it just wasn’t enough. The Hawks lost a heartbreaker to Carterville on Saturday night, a 65-61 overtime loss in the championship game of the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic...

    • Posted December 28, 2014
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    Hawks open Duster Thomas Hoops Classic with wins

    The Gibault boys basketball team opened play Friday morning in the Duster Thomas Hoops Classic at Pinckneyville High School, and ran into a tough opponent in Chester. The Hawks struggled to get into a rhythm for most...

    • Posted December 26, 2014
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  • Finished Business: Eagles are state soccer champs

    Since the beginning of summer practices, the Columbia soccer team’s motto has been “Unfinished Business,” as the Eagles sought to make up for last year’s postseason disappointment and achieve the championship glory that eluded them in 2013. On Saturday...

    • Posted November 1, 2014
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  • Eagles soccer advances to state title game

    The Columbia High School soccer team is in uncharted territory. The Eagles scored three goals in the final 20 minutes to defeat Herscher on Friday following a scoreless first half. Now, for the first time in the...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Eagles soccer state bound after 5-0 blasting of Springfield Lutheran

    As the weather finally starts to cool over the coming weeks, birds will begin to fly south for the winter. The Columbia Eagles, however, are headed north. For the first time since 2010, the Columbia soccer team...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Eagles storm to sectional title with rout of Wesclin

    The Columbia soccer team has had a wild, crazy and hectic week. First, there was the thrilling, back-and-forth penalty kick victory over Anna-Jonesboro in the sectional semifinal on Tuesday. Then, there was confusion surrounding the time and location...

    • Posted October 25, 2014
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  • Waterloo wins soccer regional in OT thriller

    When Waterloo and Mater Dei last met on the soccer field Sept. 29, it was the Bulldogs who came out on top, earning a hard-fought 2-0 road victory. The teams met again Friday evening at Waterloo with a...

    • Posted October 25, 2014
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  • Waterloo soccer opens postseason with 6-0 win

    As hosts of the Class 2A Waterloo Regional, the Bulldogs looked to have a home field advantage against Salem in Tuesday’s semifinal. Considering Salem had never played on a turf field before, Waterloo had an even bigger...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
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  • Columbia soccer wins regional over Freeburg

    The Columbia Eagles continued their postseason run Saturday night with a 2-0 win over Freeburg to clinch the regional championship. The Midgets came into the game flying high, and Columbia head coach Jason Mathenia was well aware....

    • Posted October 18, 2014
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  • Postseason action underway for high school soccer teams

    It’s do or die time for Monroe County high school soccer teams as regional action gets underway. The Class 1A Columbia Regional is stacked with Althoff, Gibault and Columbia all lumped together. The Hawks and Eagles added...

    • Posted October 15, 2014
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