BETHALTO - As a flood of purple and gold filled the Eagles’ Nest at Hauser Field in Bethalto for their homecoming game, fans of the Civic Memorial High School football team had expected another win from the team in Friday’s matchup against the Highland High School Bulldogs.
Unfortunately... read more
COLLINSVILLE – Running back one blocked kick for a touchdown is a huge accomplishment.
To have it happen twice in the same game – that rarely happens.
But it happened to Collinsville Friday night as Trevore Sanders ran back a blocked Alton field-goal attempt 70 yards for a touchdown,... read more
ALTON - Marquette Catholic's football team didn't have the start to the season first-year coach Darrell Angleton would have liked.
But the Explorers quickly righted the ship once they got into the Prairie State Conference portion of their schedule, and now they could be on the verge of something big.
Marquett... read more
BETHALTO - With less than three weeks left of the regular season, the Civic Memorial High School Eagles football team are heading into one of their most difficult matchup of the season against the Highland High School Bulldogs.
CM Coach Justin Winslow has prepared his determined athletes through ... read more
ALTON – Thursday's rain-delayed Southwestern Conference showdown between Edwardsville and Alton certainly lived up to expectations.
The two teams battled on fairly even terms most of the night – until Eric Ferenbach broke through.
The senior forward took advantage of a Tiger turnover... read more
ALTON - A pair of Southwestern Conference teams that have won only one game between them this season will meet up on the field Friday night as Alton (0-5 overall, 0-3 SWC) pays a visit to Collinsville (1-4, 1-2 SWC) in a 7 p.m. kickoff at Kahok Stadium.
But despite the fact both teams aren't having... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The cooler weather and slight wind did not deter several girls golf teams from around the area and beyond from heading out to Oak Brook Golf Club for the Gary Bair Invitational.
Edwardsville, Alton, Collinsville and Belleville East High Schools, as well as several others gathered around... read more
Southwestern plays a critical game in regard to playoffs at 7 tonight at home against 0-5 Staunton.
Southwestern coach Aaron Fricke said Staunton is in “a rebuilding phase.”
“They have a first year coach, and they are trying to establish their system,” he said. “They... read more
Greenfield-Northwestern (3-2) @ Calhoun (3-2)
A paramount contest this will be on Friday night between the Tigers and Warriors. To put it bluntly, this is pretty much a must win game for either side if they want to have a fresher chance and hope to make the playoffs. Greenfield has West Central (4-1),... read more
ALTON – Alton and Breese Mater Dei took each other on in a hard-fought soccer match at Gordon Moore Park Wednesday night.
In the end, both coaches felt the final result – a 1-1 draw – was a fair result.
“Alton's got a good team,” said Knight coach James Arnold. “They... read more