ALTON - A total of 67 players spanning from the mid-80s through today returned to play in a men's and women's alumni soccer match to benefit the Alton High School program on Saturday evening at Public School Stadium. The former Redbird players enjoyed themselves before a good crowd as the... read more
ALTON - The Alton River Dragons came from behind to tie the game at 4-4 with three runs in the home half of the sixth, but the Normal CornBelters scored three runs of their own in the top of the seventh to take a 7-4 Prospect League baseball win in the River Dragons' final home game of the season... read more
TRENTON - Reece Girth scattered four hits in a complete-game shutout, while both Tyler Robinson and Lucas Moore drove in two runs apiece as the Alton Post 126 junior American Legion baseball team defeated Jerseyville 6-0 in the losers bracket final of the Illinois Fifth Division Tournament Friday evenin... read more
TRENTON - The Alton Post 126 junior American Legion baseball team set the tone of the game from the start with a seven-run first inning and saw three players drive in two runs each as the junior Legionnaires advanced to the losers bracket final of the Fifth Division tournament over Steeleville 9-2... read more
DANVILLE - The Alton River Dragons scored a run in the top of the eighth to take the lead, only to see the home-standing Danville Dans tie the game up in the bottom of the ninth, then score the winning run in the bottom of the 12th inning to take a 5-4 win over Alton in a Prospect League game Thursday... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - One of the more successful special parts of the Futures Tournament this past week was a Kid’s Night that about 40 youth attended at the Edwardsville High School courts. The Kid’s Night was directed by Emily Cimarolli, who has been recognized for outstanding work this summe... read more
WOOD RIVER - Wood River's incredible Mike Young continued his winning ways recently in the USA Track and Field Masters Outdoor Championships in Ames, Iowa, at the Iowa State Cyclones athletic facility. Young was a member of the 55-59 4 x 100 relay and brought home a gold medal in that event. Young's... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - From very modest beginnings when he took over the team in 1986 and building the program until his final year in 2003, former Edwardsville head cross country coach Jim Price played a very vital role in helping the Tigers become one of the area's and the state's premier programs. Price... read more
ALTON - The Cape Catfish of Cape Girardeau, Mo., scored five times in the top of the 11th inning after the Alton River Dragons had tied the game in the bottom of the ninth to take a 9-4 win in a Prospect League baseball game Tuesday evening at Lloyd Hopkins Field at Gordon Moore Park. The loss snapped... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Professional fighting and golf are the two individual sports with the most notoriety in North America. While tennis is not as heavily reputed, it is certainly as tough. It could be argued that tennis is the loneliest sport of individual sports. Rinky Hijikata, the 20-year-old Australian... read more

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