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The Telegraph
PREP BOYS BASKETBALL: Thanksgiving tourney results/pairingsPREP BOYS BASKETBALL Mount Olive 83, Ramsey 52 Belleville West 85, College Pa
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Mount Olive 83, Ramsey 52 Belleville West 85, College Park (Texas) 65 East St. Louis 69, North Chicago 66 Mattoon 55, Breese Central 50 Lincoln 40, Cahokia 28 Highland 63, Effingham St. Anthony 57 St. Elmo 62, Father... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Jury convicts Illinois paramedic of stealing fentanylBELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A federal jury has convicted a southern Illinois parame
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) - A federal jury has convicted a southern Illinois paramedic on charges he stole fentanyl and left tampered vials that could have been used on patients. The Belleville News-Democrat reports a federal jury convicted 40-year-old... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Good Samaritans serve up Thanksgiving dinners in East St. LouisEAST ST. LOUIS – Giving thanks a day early in East St. Louis. “You know the wh
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS – Giving thanks a day early in East St. Louis. “You know the whole idea of this is to get some unity, to bring us together as a community,” says Khalilah Liddell, ACT - Activating the Community Together. “It`s also to give back to... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Good Samaritans serve up Thanksgiving dinners in East St. LouisEAST ST. LOUIS – Giving thanks a day early in East St. Louis. “You know the wh
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS – Giving thanks a day early in East St. Louis. “You know the whole idea of this is to get some unity, to bring us together as a community,” says Khalilah Liddell, ACT - Activating the Community Together. “It`s also to give back to... Read more
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The Telegraph
SIUE students gathers for another Turkey Day dinner affairReady to serve from left to right are: Colin Neumeyer, CHS English and Spanish
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Ready to serve from left to right are: Colin Neumeyer, CHS English and Spanish instructor; Kim Durr, chief of staff in the Office of the Chancellor; Wendy Brown, parent of CHS students Taylor and Emmanuel; Makenna Kuhl, SIUE’s Lambda Theta Chapter of... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Documentary “89 Blocks” shows football’s impact on East St. Louis players, communityEAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - The East St. Louis High School football team will be in
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - The East St. Louis High School football team will be in the national television spotlight Sunday. “89 Blocks” is the title of a documentary that chronicles the East St. Louis Flyers undefeated championship season in 2016. It... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Documentary “89 Blocks” shows football’s impact on East St. Louis players, communityEAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - The East St. Louis High School football team will be in
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. - The East St. Louis High School football team will be in the national television spotlight Sunday. “89 Blocks” is the title of a documentary that chronicles the East St. Louis Flyers undefeated championship season in 2016. It... Read more
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Daily Herald
Smoke plumes rise from East St. Louis vacant building fireEAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- East St. Louis Fire Chief Jason Blackmon says a blaze i
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. -- East St. Louis Fire Chief Jason Blackmon says a blaze in a vacant apartment building "really took off," prompting his crews to make an aggressive attack to get it under control. Aerial footage of the Monday morning fire from... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Firefighters battling massive blaze in Metro EastEAST ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Firefighters in the Metro East are on the scene of
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Firefighters in the Metro East are on the scene of a massive fire Monday morning. Firefighters were called to the 2600 block of Louisiana Boulevard around 7 a.m. after the building caught fire. While Skyzoom4 was over... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Firefighters battling massive blaze in Metro EastEAST ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Firefighters in the Metro East are on the scene of
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Firefighters in the Metro East are on the scene of a massive fire Monday morning. Firefighters were called to the 2600 block of Louisiana Boulevard around 7 a.m. after the building caught fire. While Skyzoom4 was over... Read more
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The Telegraph
Feds indict Jerseyville man on methamphetamine, gun charges and set no bondEAST ST. LOUIS —A federal grand jury has indicted a Jerseyville man with conspi
The Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS —A federal grand jury has indicted a Jerseyville man with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm while being a user of a controlled substance. U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Donald... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Wisconsin commit Jack Eschenbach, Benet want one more gameto Wisconsin on Monday as a preferred walk-on. Eschenbach, a Downers Grove resi
My Suburban Life / Posted 7 days ago
to Wisconsin on Monday as a preferred walk-on. Eschenbach, a Downers Grove resident, had offers from Dayton, Cornell and Western Illinois – but the allure of a Big Ten program was too irresistible to pass up. "I've always dreamed about the big... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Nazareth's tough-love coach Tim Racki embraces the fun during playoff runodd about his team late in the regular season. After leading six teams – four
My Suburban Life / Posted 7 days ago
odd about his team late in the regular season. After leading six teams – four at Driscoll and two at Nazareth – to state titles, Racki’s tough-love approach is the proven recipe for success. Winning is the fun part, in the Book of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The 32 greatest Illinois high school football teams of all timeRanking the all-time best in anything is a challenging task, but football is to
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Ranking the all-time best in anything is a challenging task, but football is tougher than most. The game has changed so dramatically that it makes it extremely difficult to compare teams from different eras. But we did it anyway. Why 32? Originally... Read more
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Billboard
Big K.R.I.T. & Terrace Martin Talk New Record 'Ready for the Next' for Fox's New Sports Documentary '89 Blocks'Sports’ new film series when it debuts on Fox next Sunday, (Nov. 26). The doc,
Billboard / Posted 9 days ago
Sports’ new film series when it debuts on Fox next Sunday, (Nov. 26). The doc, executive-produced by Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated in association with LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s production shop Uninterrupted, is an immersion in the 2016... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Martin hopes Tigers can help healing at MissouriCOLUMBIA (AP) — For Cuonzo Martin, even as he watched from 2,000 miles away in
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
COLUMBIA (AP) — For Cuonzo Martin, even as he watched from 2,000 miles away in California, the 2015 protests on the University of Missouri campus had a personal connection. Martin's parents were born in St. Louis, and he was raised just across the... Read more
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The Telegraph
SIUE East St. Louis Center Upward Bound grants over $10M increaseUpward Bound grants totaling more than $10 million over the next five years, So
The Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Upward Bound grants totaling more than $10 million over the next five years, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center (ESLC) has expanded its programs and services for low-income, first-generational college-bound... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Tilmon makes immediate impact for Tiger basketballCOLUMBIA — Without Michael Porter Jr. on Friday night, Missouri needed one of i
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
COLUMBIA — Without Michael Porter Jr. on Friday night, Missouri needed one of its talented freshmen to step up and make an impact alongside the team's veterans. Jeremiah Tilmon rose to the occasion. He showed his offensive game, polished at East... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Multiple thefts among grand jury indictmentsevidence in cases to send them to the circuit courts for possible trial. Among
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
evidence in cases to send them to the circuit courts for possible trial. Among those indicted were two Kansas City men arrested after allegedly stealing approximately $1,400 worth of thermostats from Menards on Stonecreek Drive in Jefferson... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Long-lost Purple Heart returns to Riverhead familyLast Sunday morning, Lori Riley of Riverhead posted a story on Facebook about a
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 13 days ago
Last Sunday morning, Lori Riley of Riverhead posted a story on Facebook about a dream she had. She was sitting in a park when her late husband, Willie Riley, approached her, gave her a kiss and left. He was wearing his favorite cowboy hat, she... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
East St. Louis man offers reward for stolen beer signEAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Thieves have been targeting large vintage beer signs in
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 14 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Thieves have been targeting large vintage beer signs in East St. Louis. Their owner is offering a reward for the return of one of his signs. These are no petty crimes. The signs are worth a lot more than you may... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
East St. Louis man offers reward for stolen beer signEAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Thieves have been targeting large vintage beer signs in
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 14 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – Thieves have been targeting large vintage beer signs in East St. Louis. Their owner is offering a reward for the return of one of his signs. These are no petty crimes. The signs are worth a lot more than you may... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Prairie Ridge not overlooking Class 6A quarterfinals matchup against Willowbrookin the playoffs for the third time in six seasons and beat DeKalb, 29-10, in th
Northwest Herald / Posted 14 days ago
in the playoffs for the third time in six seasons and beat DeKalb, 29-10, in the second round. … This is the Warriors’ first time in 6A since the IHSA went to eight classes. They were in 8A three times and 7A four times. They lost to East St.... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Crews work East St. Louis house fireEAST ST. LOUIS, IL - A home is on fire at the intersection of Katherine Dunham
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 15 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS, IL - A home is on fire at the intersection of Katherine Dunham and College in East St. Louis. There are several fire crews working the scene. It is unclear if the home was occupied. More details will be posted as this story... Read more
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Business Wire
Tenet Board Appoints Two Independent Directorspresident of Ameren Illinois Company, an energy and utility company, and former
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
president of Ameren Illinois Company, an energy and utility company, and former president and chief executive officer of St. Mary’s Hospital in East St. Louis. Both appointments are effective immediately. Tenet’s board now consists of 12... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
AP Sports DigestBC-,2128 The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson and Doug Fein
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 15 days ago
BC-,2128 The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson and Doug Feinberg at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Martin hopes rejuvenated Tigers can help healing at Missouri(AP) For Cuonzo Martin, even as he watched from 2,000 miles away in California,
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 15 days ago
(AP) For Cuonzo Martin, even as he watched from 2,000 miles away in California, the 2015 protests on the University of Missouri campus had a personal connection. Martin's parents were born in St. Louis, and he was raised just across the Mississippi... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Martin hopes rejuvenated Tigers can help healing at MissouriCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — For Cuonzo Martin, even as he watched from 2,000 miles awa
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — For Cuonzo Martin, even as he watched from 2,000 miles away in California, the 2015 protests on the University of Missouri campus had a personal connection. Martin's parents were born in St. Louis, and he was raised just across... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Martin hopes rejuvenated Tigers can help healing at MissouriCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — For Cuonzo Martin, even as he watched from 2,000 miles awa
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 15 days ago
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — For Cuonzo Martin, even as he watched from 2,000 miles away in California, the 2015 protests on the University of Missouri campus had a personal connection. Martin's parents were born in St. Louis, and he was raised just across... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
BKC--Missouri-Martin's HomeHome,1014Martin hopes rejuvenated Tigers can help healing at MissouriFor Cuonzo
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 15 days ago
Home,1014Martin hopes rejuvenated Tigers can help healing at MissouriFor Cuonzo Martin, the 2015 protests on the University of Missouri campus had a personal connection. Martin's parents were born in St. Louis, and he was... Read more
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Island Packet
Martin hopes rejuvenated Tigers can help healing at MissouriFor Cuonzo Martin, even as he watched from 2,000 miles away in California, the
Island Packet / Posted 15 days ago
For Cuonzo Martin, even as he watched from 2,000 miles away in California, the 2015 protests on the University of Missouri campus had a personal connection. Martin's parents were born in St. Louis, and he was raised just across the Mississippi River... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Mother says son manhandled by staff at Annette Officer ElementaryEAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – An East St. Louis mother said her son, a student at Anne
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – An East St. Louis mother said her son, a student at Annette Officer Elementary School, was hurt by staff members, and claims to have the pictures to prove it. Kara Willingham said staffers grabbed her 10-year-old son, Darrion... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Mother says son manhandled by staff at Annette Officer ElementaryEAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – An East St. Louis mother said her son, a student at Anne
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 16 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – An East St. Louis mother said her son, a student at Annette Officer Elementary School, was hurt by staff members, and claims to have the pictures to prove it. Kara Willingham said staffers grabbed her 10-year-old son, Darrion... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Week 12 state power rankings7. Lake Zurich (11-0, 7): Defense puts the clamps on speedy the Plainfield Nort
My Suburban Life / Posted 16 days ago
7. Lake Zurich (11-0, 7): Defense puts the clamps on speedy the Plainfield North attack. Up next: Saturday at No. 10 St. Rita. 6. East St. Louis (10-1, 6): Flyers have yet another viable running back in sophomore DeMonta Witherspoon. Up next:... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Week 12 state power rankings7. Lake Zurich (11-0, 7): Defense puts the clamps on speedy the Plainfield Nort
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
7. Lake Zurich (11-0, 7): Defense puts the clamps on speedy the Plainfield North attack. Up next: Saturday at No. 10 St. Rita. 6. East St. Louis (10-1, 6): Flyers have yet another viable running back in sophomore DeMonta Witherspoon. Up next:... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Week 12 state power rankings7. Lake Zurich (11-0, 7): Defense puts the clamps on speedy the Plainfield Nort
Northwest Herald / Posted 17 days ago
7. Lake Zurich (11-0, 7): Defense puts the clamps on speedy the Plainfield North attack. Up next: Saturday at No. 10 St. Rita. 6. East St. Louis (10-1, 6): Flyers have yet another viable running back in sophomore DeMonta Witherspoon. Up next:... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
East St. Louis man charged with robberyFAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 17 days ago
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a 43-year-old East St. Louis man in connection with attacking a coworker and robbing him after taking the bus to work. According to a police spokesperson, the robbery... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
East St. Louis man charged with robberyFAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 17 days ago
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. – The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged a 43-year-old East St. Louis man in connection with attacking a coworker and robbing him after taking the bus to work. According to a police spokesperson, the robbery... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
Late Riverhead veteran's Purple Heart found after more than 20 yearsfrom a reporter in Illinois who relayed that the award was found ina safety dep
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 18 days ago
from a reporter in Illinois who relayed that the award was found ina safety deposit box that belonged to Mr. Riley’s late sister in East St. Louis. The box had gone unclaimed and was subject to be opened by the Illinois State Treasurer’s Office, Ms.... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Purple Heart lost over 20 years ago finds its way back to veteran’s loved onesEAST ST. LOUIS, IL — A lost honor is finding its way back to a veteran’s loved
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 18 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS, IL — A lost honor is finding its way back to a veteran’s loved ones more than 20 years after it was lost. “He was a good and kind man, and I just loved him,” said Tommie Turner, who regularly reflects on his late brother-in-law,... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Purple Heart lost over 20 years ago finds its way back to veteran’s loved onesA lost honor is finding its way back to a veteran’s loved ones more than 20 yea
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 18 days ago
A lost honor is finding its way back to a veteran’s loved ones more than 20 years after it was lost. “He was a good and kind man, and I just loved him,” said Tommie Turner, who regularly reflects on his late brother-in-law, Willie Riley. Riley was... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Purple Heart lost over 20 years ago finds its way back to Illinois veteran’s loved onesEAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — Deceased veteran Willie Riley was awarded a Purple Heart
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — Deceased veteran Willie Riley was awarded a Purple Heart and four Bronze Stars for his bravery on the battlefield in 1968, but his family lost the medal 20 years ago. After decades of searching for it, the medal finally made... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
A Roundtable Discussion on Trial Lawtreatment Courtroom dramas aside, trial lawyers are on the frontline of holdin
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 18 days ago
treatment Courtroom dramas aside, trial lawyers are on the frontline of holding wrongdoers accountable. They manage constant changes in procedures, case law, filing and jury trends, technology and more. Staying current and relevant can be a... Read more
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The Telegraph
SIUE East St. Louis Center students get real with actress Gabrielle UnionActress and New York Times Best Selling Author Gabrielle Union (sitting center)
The Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
Actress and New York Times Best Selling Author Gabrielle Union (sitting center) spoke to a group of students from the SIUE East St. Louis Center Upward Bound Math and Science EC program, including Kayla Dawson (to her left). Also pictured are UBMS... Read more
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The Telegraph
MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL: Cougars roll past Brescia 95-75SIUE’s Justin Benton (22) controls the in Sunday’s action against Brescia at th
The Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
SIUE’s Justin Benton (22) controls the in Sunday’s action against Brescia at the Vadalabene Center. Benton scored three points in SIUE’s 95-75 victory. EDWARDSVILLE – It’s a new attitude and different look for the SIUE men’s basketball team,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Evans' late touchdown lifts Prairie Ridge past Cary-Grove, into Class 6A quarterfinalsready to watch their title defense end. "Obviously, in the back of your mind,
Northwest Herald / Posted 20 days ago
ready to watch their title defense end. "Obviously, in the back of your mind, you're thinking, 'Could this be our last game? Could this be the end of our season,' " Gulbransen said. "But it's not over until the scoreboard says it over. "I... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
East. St. Louis girls basketball coach faces sex chargesEAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) _ A man who coached girls basketball at a middle scho
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 20 days ago
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) _ A man who coached girls basketball at a middle school before he was hired to coach a high school girls team in East St. Louis this year has been charged with soliciting a sex act from a 17-year-old girl. The Belleville... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Olympic gold medalist helps celebrate 100 years of Boys & Girls Clubs of SavannahWhen Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee was a teenager in East St. Loui
Savannah Morning News / Posted 20 days ago
When Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee was a teenager in East St. Louis, Ill., the Boys Club — as it was known then — was a safe and happy place that offered a loving environment to her and her friends. “When I was coming up, it was just a... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Tilmon working to limit foulsJeremiah Tilmon's first two games as a Missouri Tiger did not go the way the fr
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Jeremiah Tilmon's first two games as a Missouri Tiger did not go the way the freshman forward would have liked. Tilmon scored 10 points in 13 minutes against Kansas in the Showdown for Relief but also managed to pick up seven fouls. He also admitted... Read more
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The Telegraph
Alton set for Lincoln-Way West in first home playoff game since 2006Alton Kevin Caldwell (front) is wrapped up by an Edwardsville defender during S
The Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
Alton Kevin Caldwell (front) is wrapped up by an Edwardsville defender during Southwestern Conference football action Sept. 22 at Public School Stadium in Alton. The Redbirds will play their first postseason home game since 2006 on Saturday when... Read more
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