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EDWARDSVILLE – Bringing the regional volleyball championship back to Edwardsville meant a lot to senior Will Bode and the other seniors.Last year, Belleville West snapped Edwardsville’s streak of five consecutive boys’ volleyball titles, so the 25-22, 25-21 regional title win carried... read more
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – The Jersey doubles team of Drake Blackwell and Trevor Davis have advanced to the third round of their respective championship brackets of the IHSA Class 1A and 2A Tennis Championship in Arlighton Heights.Through Thursday's play, the Explorers stood tied for 21st with four points... read more
ALTON – Two of Alton's top basketball players from the last several years are moving on to the collegiate ranks.Maurice Edwards and Ty'Ohn Trimble both signed collegiate letters of intent recently at Alton High. Edwards heading to Mineral Area College in Park Hills, Mo., one of the top junior-college... read more
ALTON – Another Redbird is leaving the nest and heading off to college.This one is track and field sprinter Tony Dobbins, who will be running next year for the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Ky., a NAIA school that is a member of the Mid-South Conference, which includes schools... read more
EDWARDSVILLE – McKendree University in Lebanon is getting one of Edwardsville's top baseball players.Andrew Yancik signed a letter of intent to play for one-time Tiger Danny Jackson and the Bearcats beginning next season in a Thursday ceremony at Edwardsville High; the senior has been a key part... read more
IHSA CLASS 1A HARDIN-CALHOUN SECTIONAL SEMIFINALHARDIN-CALHOUN 14, MENDON UNITY 0 (6 INNINGS): Grace Baalman struck out 15 and conceded two hits as Hardin-Calhoun eliminated Mendon Unity 14-0 in six innings in an IHSA Class 1A Hardin-Calhoun Sectional semifinal Thursday; the Warriors moved to 30-8 on... read more
BASEBALLIHSA CLASS 2A VANDALIA SECTIONAL SEMIFINALPIASA SOUTHWESTERN 1, BREESE CENTRAL 0: Jack Little's bottom of the seventh double brought in Troy Evans with the game's only run as Piasa Southwestern advanced to Saturday's IHSA Class 2A Vandalia Sectional final as the Piasa Birds defeated Breese Central... read more
O'FALLON – There was significant excitement brewing Wednesday morning when Edwardsville High School hosted a big send-off for the four state tennis qualifiers at the tennis courts.Edwardsville sent the doubles combination of Alex Gray/Zach Trimpe to Arlington Heights, Ill., along with Erik Weiler... read more
GREENVILLE - A coach can’t ask for much more when his/her team puts their best effort on the field. That’s what the Calhoun Warriors did against the vaunted Valmeyer Pirates in the IHSA Class 1A Greenville Sectional semifinals.But it wasn’t enough as the Warriors bowed out to the Pirates... read more
GRANITE CITY – Edwardsville's boys volleyball team advanced to their own IHSA sectional tournament as the Tigers eliminated Belleville West, coming from behind twice to defeat their Southwestern Conference rival Maroons 25-22, 25-21 in Wednesday evening's IHSA Granite City regional final at Memorial... read more

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