Colin Feeney, Contributing Sports Writer

BELLEVILLE - Edwardsville seniors Geo Patrylak and Ryan Watts finished in the top two spots as the Tigers placed five runners in the top ten in going on to win the boys championship in the Southwestern Conference cross country meet Thursday afternoon at Belleville West High School. The Tigers won...
EDWARDSVILLE - Junior cross country runner McKenna Getta is currently enjoying a successful season for the girls' team at Metro-East Lutheran High School, with her biggest highlight of the season running a personal record at the Freeburg Invitational, coming in the top 15 of the junior varsity race....
SPORTS ROUNDUP CROSS COUNTRY Local Teams Do Well In East Alton-Wood River Invitational Cross Country Meet, No Team Scores Kept In Fun Format Of Races WOOD RIVER - Riverbender area teams ran well in the East Alton-Wood River Invitational cross country meet held this past Saturday...
WOOD RIVER - Senior girls volleyball player JaLynn Thompson is one of the leaders for the East Alton-Wood River High School team this season, and has amassed a very good season for the Oilers. At a recent stat check, Thompson has served up 28 aces and 155 points, with 24 kills, 340 assists, five blocks...
JERSEYVILLE - Senior golfer Mason Seymour made history for Jersey Community High School by qualifying for the IHSA Class 2A state golf tournament last week at D.A. Weibring Golf Club on the campus of Illinois State University in Bloomington-Normal. For his efforts this season on the golf courses aroun...
EDWARDSVILLE - Senior defender Collin Jose has emerged as one of the best and most dependable players for a Metro-East Lutheran boys soccer team that keeps playing hard, no matter the situation, never gives up, and keeps on striving. The Knights went on to a 4-8-0 record, defeating Roxana in their...
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 SPORTS ROUNDUP BOYS SOCCER IHSA PLAYOFFS --- CLASS 1A REGIONAL SEMIFINALS AT GREENVILLE BREESE MATER DEI CATHOLIC 7, STAUNTON 0: Jan Zakovsky had a brace (two goals), while Landon Albers, Leo Bozelli, Cade Kramer, Quin Rackers and Hall Triplett...
BELLEVILLE - Edwardsville sophomore Kellen Brnfre had a big day, scoring four touchdowns, including a brilliant 71-yard punt return, and passed for a fifth to Michael Hedge as the Tigers clinched a winning season with a 45-21 win over Belleville East Saturday afternoon at Charlie Woodford...
DECATUR - Marquette Catholic senior Gracie Piar made history by winning the individual championship of the IHSA Class 1A state golf tournament, shooting a one-under-par 71 at Red Tail Run Golf Club in Decatur to finish with a two-day total of eight-under-par 136, the second-best two-day total in th...
MASCOUTAH 70, CIVIC MEMORIAL 28: Quarterback Chase Hanson ran for three touchdowns and threw for four others as Mascoutah pulled away from CM in the second half to take the Mississippi Valley Conference win at Hauser Field in the Eagles' homecoming game. Hanson had touchdown passes of 65 and 63...