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CHARLESTON – Jersey's Ben Flowers advanced to Saturday's 1,600-meter run in the IHSA Class 2A state track meet at Charleston's O'Brien Field on the Eastern Illinois campus, turning in a 4:21.13 time to reach the final, one of seven in his heat to advance.The senior will be going for a state championship... read more
O'FALLON - At the end of the sixth inning and with a 5-2 lead, the Edwardsville Tigers were just one inning away from capturing the win against the Belleville West Maroons in the IHSA Class 4A O'Fallon Regional on Friday.With just one out remaining in the inning, Edwardsville's Jordyn Henricks allowed... read more
CHARLESTON – Alton's 4x800 relay team didn't make it to Saturday's final of the event, but the Redbird team of junior Kelvin Cummings, senior Evan Rathgeb, freshman Cassius Havis and senior Arie Macias enjoyed the moment.The four turned in a time of 8:13.44 in their heat and did not advance to... read more
CHARLESTON – Edwardsville's Travis Anderson was very happy following his 110-meter hurdles heat win at Friday's IHSA Class 3A state track meet qualifying session.He was even happier for teammate Matt Griebe.“I'm so happy with the rime I ran (13.67 seconds in winning his heat) and the time... read more
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Edwardsville's doubles team of Alex Gray/Zach Trimpe reached the quarterfinals of the IHSA Class 2A state tennis tournament with a pair of wins Friday. Gray/Trimpe will meet Lake Forest's Jack Armstrong/Connor Polender in the quarters Saturday morning at Arlington Heights Hersey,... read more
CHARLESTON – Edwardsville's boys track team may be poised for a big finish Saturday after Friday's qualifying results from the 123rd IHSA Class 3A track championships at Eastern Illinois' O'Brien Field.Most of EHS' entries advanced to Saturday's finals, which get under way at 10 a.m. at EIU's stadiu... read more
BOYS VOLLEYBALLIHSA EDWARDSVILLE SECTIONAL SEMIFINALO'FALLON 25-26, EDWARDSVILLE 18-24: O'Fallon's boys volleyball team prevailed 25-18, 26-24 in what both coaches called a "high-energy" match Friday in the sectional semifinals at Liberty Middle School in Edwardsville.The loss sent Edwardsville out... read more
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

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