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The prep state cross country meet will be held today

The Centralia Orphans compete for the 2a boys state title today and run with Mascoutah and Triad along with Olney’s Gavin Kirby and qualifiers from Carbondale, Highland, Taylorville and Waterloo. The Christ Our Rock Stallions compete at the 1a boys state meet today along with Benton, Freeburg, Robinson.  Also running is Isaac Stanford of Flora,…read more »


Week 2 IHSA Football Playoff Games Of Importance

Week 2 of the IHSA football playoffs are this weekend.  In class 8a, Minooka hosts Edwardsville, East St Louis is at Rock Island in 6a.  In Class 5a on Saturday Highland hosts Rochester, Mt Zion at Joliet Catholic Academy, Mascoutah welcomes Kankakee and Triad is at Sacred Heart Griffin. In 4a, Effingham welcomes the Benton…read more »


Malia Harris Named To Cahokia All Conference Volleyball Team

Congratulations to Salem junior Malia Harris who was named to the All Cahokia Conference volleyball team yesterday.   All Conference Volleyball Team: Emma Szczeblewski – Central Lexie Smith – Freeburg Paige Becker – Columbia Abby Johnson –  Central Molly Diekemper – Carlyle Taylor Pavich – Central Olivia Peterson – Columbia Lydia Schorfheide – Wesclin Malia…read more »


Snodsmith Named All Cahokia Soccer Team

Salem junior Griffin Snodsmith was the lone Wildcat on the All Conference soccer team.  He is joined by Carlyle’s Zach Barnes, Troy Biggs, Felix Rocca.   Cahokia All Conference Soccer: Zack Barnes –  Carlyle Troy Biggs – Carlyle Dalton Boruff – Central Karson Bridges –  Columbia Carol Cafolla – Valmeyer Ryan Cox –  Freeburg Brandon…read more »

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