ST. LOUIS - St. Louis CITY’s midfielder Wan Kuzain grew up in Carbondale, a not-so-short drive from the St. Louis Area. The area, and specifically Ralph Korte Stadium in Edwardsville, holds a special place in Kuzain’s heart. Kuzain played soccer in the St. Louis Scott Gallagher youth system... read more
ALTON - After a difficult 0-9 campaign last year, the Marquette Explorers football team is ready to turn the page. Given the circumstances, the team is heading into the 2022 season optimistic. While they might not have the most returning players, the Explorers have an incoming freshman class of... read more
WOOD RIVER - The high school fall sports season officially got underway yesterday, Monday, August 15, as local boys golf teams began their fall campaign. Belk Park Golf Course hosted the Hickory Stick Invitational which included 20 schools, most of them from the area. Teams around the Riverbend... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Edwardsville Township will return as the Edwardsville Rotary Criterium’s Public Safety Sponsor. This is the sixth year the Township will fill this role of safety and providing children fittings and helmets (while supplies last) at this event with the help of SSM Health Cardinal... read more
GODFREY - The Alton High School girls golf partnership between sophomore Addison Kenney and senior Samantha Eales played well on Saturday in the Alton Kickoff Scramble tournament at Rolling Hills Golf Club in Godfrey, shooting a one-over-par 72 to finish third in the event, the first tournament o... read more
SPRINGFIELD - Jacob Klug of Chatham and former Edwardsville High runner Savannah Brannan, now of Springfield, were the winners in the Illinois State Fair Parade Two-Mile Run, sponsored by the Springfield Road Runners Club, Aug. 11 at the Illinois State Fair grounds. Klug won the men's race with... read more
GIRLS GOLF JOHNSON WINS INDIVIDUAL TITLE, TIGERS TIE FOR 10TH IN SEASON-OPENING SHOWCASE EVENT: Nicole Johnson got off to a spectacular start to her senior season by shooting a two-under-par 70 to win the individual title of the Prep Tour High School Showcase tournament, with Edwardsville finishing... read more
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - The Alton River Dragons held a 4-0 lead after six innings in the third and deciding game of the Prospect League Championship Series, but in a stunning turnaround, the home standing Chillicothe, Ohio, Paints scored six runs to take the lead after seven, then finished the game with... read more
GODFREY - Edwardsville senior girls golfer Nicole Johnson and her freshman sister, Rachel, continued their hot start as the pair shot an incredible 13-under-par 58 to win the Alton Kickoff Scramble tournament Saturday at Rolling Hills Golf Club in Godfrey. Nicole Johnson was coming off a win... read more
ALTON - After a wild Western Conference Championship game on Tuesday night, one that featured a walk-off grand slam, the Alton River Dragons earned their way into a best-of-three Prospect League Championship series. They would be taking on the Eastern Conference Champions, the Chillicothe Paints... read more

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