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Cahokia students follow Comanches on the road, thanks to school staff, community support  Belleville News-Democrat

Cahokia community in southern Illinois raises money to send high school students to IHSA Class 5A playoff game in Chicago on a chartered fan bus.



Cahokia overcomes slow start to knock off Althoff in South Seven clash  STLtoday.com

CAHOKIA • Darian Nash freely admitted he was terrified after that first quarter.



Cahokia, Ill. cop drives man to job interview instead of giving him a ticket  WLS-TV

CAHOKIA, Ill. -- An Illinois man has two reasons to feel lucky after getting pulled over on the way to a job interview -- he didn't get a ticket, and he got the job.



Fight at Cahokia High School has community on edge  Belleville News-Democrat

Fight at Cahokia High School on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, is scaring the community after rumors that two people involved were going to commit murder at the ...



Cahokia High School teacher dies the day before his 36th birthday  Belleville News-Democrat

Cahokia IL high school teacher who lived in Belleville IL dies in Southern Illinois hospital near St Louis MO. Funeral memorial to be in Quincy IL.



East St. Louis native Orlando Gooden named Granite City football coach  Belleville News-Democrat

Cahokia football standout Orlando Gooden has been named as the new Granite City, IL. High School Warriors football coach.



Cahokia High School teacher dead at 35 | ksdk.com  KSDK

Students, teachers, and staff at Cahokia High School say they are in disbelief since hearing the news about Cory Herschler's death.



14-year-old charged for Cahokia shooting threat  KMOV.com

CAHOKIA, Ill. (KMOV.com) -- A 14-year-old girl is facing 12 charges including four counts of making a terrorist threat after making social media threats against a ...



Byron Gettis chosen to take over O’Fallon football program  Belleville News-Democrat

The O'Fallon Township High School Panthers hired Byron Gettis as its new football coach before the 2019 IHSA season. He's currently the athletic director in ...



In his first full season, Chambers says the Flyers and his senior star can soar  Belleville News-Democrat

The East St. Louis, Illinois High School Flyers IHSA basketball team is coached by Mark Chambers and is a member of the Southwestern Conference in ...



Cahokia school district creates 4 new jobs. Residents have questions.  Belleville News-Democrat

Cahokia IL school district creates new jobs lack money because of Illinois budget education funding general assembly southern Illinois near St Louis MO.



'12 Strong' movie: Cahokia IL man's story as a horse soldier  Belleville News-Democrat

Cahokia IL man military mission movie film "12 Strong" Chris Hemsworth secret Taliban terrorist 9/11 horse soldiers Southern Illinois near St Louis MO.



Former NFL star John Clay named Cahokia High School football coach  Belleville News-Democrat

Former University of Missouri lineman John Clay was known for his tenacity and no-nonsense approach as he went on to become a consensus All-American ...



Cahokia hopes win over Althoff is a momentum-builder  Belleville News-Democrat

Comanches junior Shamon Hudson scores a putback just ahead of the buzzer at halftime. The junior scored a career-best 26 points in Cahokia's win over Althoff ...



Even without Ward, Cahokia could still be Class 2A state power  Belleville News-Democrat

The Cahokia High School Comanches IHSA boys track and field team is preparing to win a seventh straight Illinois High School Association track and field state ...



Cahokia battles back in Centralia, beats O’Fallon for consolation title  Belleville News-Democrat

O'Fallon IL Panthers took on Cahokia Commanches high school boys basketball at the Centralia Holiday Tournament in Southern Illinois near St. Louis Mo.



Todd Hill named new girls basketball coach at Cahokia High School  Belleville News-Democrat

After a year away from the sport he loves, Todd Hill is back in basketball after being named as the new girls basketball coach at Cahokia High School. Hill was ...



Cahokia man convicted of trying to kidnap and sexually assault pizza delivery woman  Belleville News-Democrat

Crime news: A Cahokia IL man was convicted in the attempted kidnapping, sexual assault and stabbing of a pizza delivery woman in Southern Illinois near ...



East St. Louis wins Class 3A state title, earns trip to 'the promised land'  Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA — Welcome to the promised land.For the last 18 months, Mark Chambers has been defined as another man in the recent parade of coaches at East St.



Cahokia residents turn out to celebrate state champion boys, girls track teams  Belleville News-Democrat

Cahokia High School track athletes Marquis Murray (from left), Raynesha Lewis and Mariya Hudson get a ride Sunday as part of the celebration of the school's ...



Cahokia has won six straight state titles. Now they want seven.  Belleville News-Democrat

The Cahokia High School Comanches IHSA boys track and field news and notes as it begins Illinois High School Association postseason play.



Cahokia girls pull away from Marion  The Daily Republican

Mahkayla Jeffries scored 24 points to lead the Cahokia High School girls basketball team to a 44-35 win over Marion in a South Seven Conference game ...



Cahokia Coach With HIV Facing Child Sex Abuse Charges  fox2now.com

CAHOKIA, IL (KTVI) – A high school teacher's assistant and assistant track coach at one the most heralded programs in Illinois is accused sexually abusing a ...



Sports  West Kentucky Star

MCCRACKEN COUNTY - Here are results from Saturday's Swift & Staley Midwest Team Challenge. Outstanding Female Field Event Athlete YOGIANAH ...



Cahokia track coach Leroy Millsap elected to state Hall of Fame  Belleville News-Democrat

The mastermind behind one of the top boys high school boys track and field programs in the nation, Cahokia coach Leroy Millsap will soon be receiving the ...



3 Cahokia students investigated in alleged sexual assault of teacher  STLtoday.com

CAHOKIA • Three students in the Cahokia School District are being investigated for allegedly sexually assaulting a female teacher, the superintendent said ...



Collinsville wrestling coach Tom Blaha elected to IWCOA Hall of Fame  Belleville News-Democrat

Collinsville, Illinois High School Kahoks wrestling coach Tom Blaha has been elected to the Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association Hall of Fame.



Southern IL St. Louis MO metro east school education news  Belleville News-Democrat

Teen musicians, dancers and other performers from Belleville, IL, Edwardsville, IL, Collinsville, IL, and more areas in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, will ...



Here's where kids can get free lunches this summer in Southern Illinois  Belleville News-Democrat

News: Where kids can get free lunches, meals during summer school break near Belleville, IL, Edwardsville, IL, O'Fallon, IL, Collinsville, IL, East St. Louis, IL in ...



East Side hires its seventh boys basketball coach since 2014  Belleville News-Democrat

East St Louis Senior High School Flyers IHSA boys basketball coach resigns IL southern Illinois St Louis MO sports news fired quits interim new.



Canton High School Little Giants Hall of Fame: Quartet selected for group's Class of 2018  Canton Daily Ledger

Four new members will be inducted into the Canton Little Giants Hall of Fame on Friday, September 14.



After science fairs canceled, one school invites professor for sweet visit  Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville School District 118 in Belleville IL in Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO canceled its annual science fairs this year. Since then, each of the 11 schools, ...



Red Bird Lanes bowling alley closes in Cahokia  Belleville News-Democrat

Red Bird Lanes general manager Jerry Anderson said the building at 1801 Camp Jackson Road closed following a bowling league event Wednesday night.



Cahokia gets a new police chief  Belleville News-Democrat

The Cahokia Village Board voted unanimously to name David Landmann, a veteran police officer, the new Cahokia police chief while Lt. Dennis Plew was ...



Illinois Class 7A quarterfinal:Mount Carmel 29, East St. Louis 19  STLtoday.com

East St. Louis running back Treven Swingler (10) breaks a tackle against Mt.Carmel's Daniel Morales (21) in a 7A quarterfinal state playoff game at Gatley ...



Cahokia High School Coach Suspended For Inappropriate Contact  fox2now.com

CAHOKIA, IL (KTVI)-- An investigation into inappropriate contact with students has led to the suspension of a Cahokia High School teacher. What we know is that ...



Golliday resigns his position as Cahokia’s coach  Belleville News-Democrat

Antwyne Golliday is resigning after 13 years as head coach of the Cahokia football program.



Marion pulls off stunner over Cahokia | Cahokia High School  The Southern

MARION — After lighting up the scoreboard for 40 points in the first half, Cahokia managed just 18 second half points, allowing Marion to pull a stunning 59-58 ...



Two years ago, students took a state-mandated science test. Schools just got the results.  Belleville News-Democrat

Schools just get 2016 Illinois science test results Belleville IL East St Louis IL southern Illinois St Louis MO state assessment education news.



From 1989: Father of slain Centreville girl pleads for help  STLtoday.com

"Somebody saw it." With these words, Eddie Willis Sr. pleaded Thursday for witnesses to the slaying of his 16-year-old daughter, Nicole, to come forward and tell ...



Past its time? Urban baseball struggles to make a comeback  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

(FIRST OF TWO PARTS). Nearly 45,000 fans filed into Busch Stadium on April 15, Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball. They watched the Cardinals, ...



First black mayor in Cahokia celebrates with family, friends  Belleville News-Democrat

Surrounded by supporters, including his father, longtime politician Curtis McCall Sr., the newest mayor of Cahokia said it's time to end divisiveness and embrace ...



Come check out your firehouse during Belleville Fire Department open house  Belleville News-Democrat

A variety of events, club news and more in Southern Illinois is found in the BND's weekly What's Happening calendar.



The test score that got you into college may not meet Illinois’ idea of ‘college ready’  Belleville News-Democrat

New SAT 2017 assessment average test score results benchmarks for students in Belleville IL in Southern Illinois near St Louis MO to apply to college.



East St. Louis and CBC deliver an instant football classic  Belleville News-Democrat

It was certainly no ordinary football game when East St. Louis played host to St. Louis powerhouse CBC on Saturday night at Clyde C. Jordan Stadium. Not only ...



Cahokia senior Raynesha Lewis commits to Nebraska  Belleville News-Democrat

One of the top performers on a Cahokia track team which has won back-to-back Class 2A state crowns, Raynesha Lewis has given a verbal commitment to ...



Rare bird alert: Yellow-headed blackbird spotted at Migratory Bird Sanctuary across the river  RiverBender.com

WEST ALTON A rare bird (for this area) was sighted at the Audubon Migratory Bird Sanctuary in West Alton.A yellow-headed blackbird, scientifically known.



Class 4A Belleville West Regional, first round: O'Fallon 46, Belleville East 44  STLtoday.com

Khalifah Muhammad of Belleville East takes a shot as Caleb Burton and Shaun Riley of O'Fallon defend during the Class 4A Collinsville Regional on Monday, ...



PARCC scores are in: How did metro-east schools fare?  Belleville News-Democrat

It's the first year for a new standardized test for Illinois schoolchildren, and many educators are still trying to figure out who made the grade.



Class 4 District 3 championship: MICDS 25, Hazelwood East 14 | Hazelwood East  STLtoday.com

MICDS' Graham Bundy Jr. (5) runs the ball in for a score during a Class 4 playoff game at SLUH on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at SLUH in St. Louis, Mo.



St. Charles West 55, St. Charles 54 | St. Charles High School  STLtoday.com

St. Charles West's Trent Champagne (10) puts up a shot against St. Charles, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at St. Charles High School in St. Charles, Mo. Michael ...



Racial tensions flare in the wake of the hanging death of Lester Wells Jr.  Riverfront Times

In the dim gray dawn of Sunday, April 25, on the southern outskirts of Cahokia, Illinois, a pickup truck was creeping along the Prairie du...



Rob Schwartz elected chairman of RBGA  AdVantageNEWS.com

GODFREY | The RiverBend Growth Association has announced Rob Schwartz, senior vice president of retail banking at TheBANK of Edwardsville, ...



The Flyers will never forget the final 20 seconds of this game  Belleville News-Democrat

The East St. Louis Senior High School Flyers battled the Christian Brothers College High School Cadets (CBC) igh school football game Saturday night at Clyde ...



Tough defensive battle leads to Marquette loss against Cahokia  RiverBender.com

JERSEY - The Jersey Community High School Mid-Winter Classic Boys Basketball Tournament has not been entirely kind to the Marquette Catholic High ...



Anytime, anywhere? Cellphone policies at local schools are all over the map  Belleville News-Democrat

As cellphones become more pervasive, metro-east school districts are formulating new policies or modifying existing ones regarding student cellphone use at ...



Roxana Shells win Salvation Army Bi-State Mascot Day Competition  RiverBender.com

ROXANA - The Roxana Shells showed their commitment to others in the region recently by capturing the Bi-State Mascot Competition with The Salvation Army.



Edwardsville, Triad take aim on advancing past dual sectionals  STLtoday.com

The Edwardsville High wrestling team has won eight consecutive Southwestern Conference championships and eight successive Class 3A regional titles.



Edwardsville Boys Track Athlete of the Year  AdVantageNEWS.com

By the time it was all said and done, Amari Brooks' light had shone brightly for the '18 Tigers. Brooks, a junior, became the only EHS athlete to earn a medal at ...



MID WINTER CLASSIC: Jersey comes out on top against Cahokia, Marquette falls to Collinsville  RiverBender.com

JERSEYVILLE - Day three of Jersey Community High School's Mid Winter Classic Boys Basketball Tournament held plenty of twists and turns as the game.



Bennie Lewis coaching tree | From The East Side  St. Louis American

Former East St. Louis Lincoln and East St. Louis Senior High school boys basketball coach Bennie "Boss" Lewis had to be proud three weeks ago, when two of ...



DNA of ‘recent boyfriend’ could bring police closer to finding metro-east woman’s killer  Belleville News-Democrat

Illinois police investigate East St. Louis, IL woman's shooting homicide by requesting DNA from ex-boyfriend in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.



How did your child’s school fare on last year’s state tests?  Belleville News-Democrat

School report card data is in for the second year of PARCC testing, as schools and state leaders in Illinois adapt to new regulations and a new test. Top-scoring ...



Granite City native Whelan gets call to Mizzou hall  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

A former Mizzou wrestler, Khris Whelan appropriately figured someone had to be pulling his leg.



Cahokia activists seek to restore what they claim is missing from local government: law and order  Madison County Record

Political dissent Cahokia-style can be costly. For lifelong resident Donna Ayres, grassroots activism took on a literal and pricey meaning when she recently had ...



SWIC Adult Basic Education to offer free GED® classes in September  The Metro Independent

***Submitted *Content****. If you're considering earning a GED® credential, now is the time, and the Southwestern Illinois College Adult Basic Education ...



MC's Connell wrestles to state championship  Woodstock Independent

Marian Central Catholic High School freshman Dylan Connell earned state champion honors by placing first in the 152-pound weight class at the IHSA Class 2A ...



SAT scores in Illinois: explore the data  Chicago Tribune

Unlike most of Illinois schools, Hersey High School in Arlington Heights scored an average 1202.3 on the SAT, one of only 14 high schools in the state that on ...



Drone is Columbia's newest firefighter  The Republic-Times

Though trained to brave the extreme conditions of a smoldering fire or the perils of an icy pond, Columbia firefighters know that with each call, safety is never 100 ...



Lady Greyhounds sign four recruits, release tentative basketball schedule  Columbia Daily Tribune

In recent weeks, Moberly Lady Greyhounds coach Chad Killinger reported that he signed a pair of 6'2 centers and a pair of talented shooting guards to join his ...



Jurors say not guilty in 1989 Centreville murder case based on DNA  STLtoday.com

BELLEVILLE • A jury here decided Friday night that Carlos Garrett, 53, was not guilty of killing Nicole Willis, 16, in 1989. She had been sexually assaulted, ...



The joy of coaching  AdVantage News

East Alton-Wood River cross country coach Russ Colona talks with his boys squad before the Tiger Classic on Sept. 6 at SIUE. Colona has coached the cross ...



Granite City explains decision to leave Southwestern Conference  STLtoday.com

GRANITE CITY • Granite City superintendent Jim Greenwald, principal Daren DePew and athletics director John Moad explained Tuesday in front of a crowd of ...



Belleville West assistant takes reins of Belleville East track program  STLtoday.com

Kevin Anderson contributed to the success that the Belleville West boys track and field program had over the past five years – the Maroons were annually one of ...



US Top 500 Outdoor Returnees: Still A Junior, Tia Jones Is In GOAT Territory  MileSplit

Who are the top 500 returning high school girls 100m hurdles this outdoor season?



Education Matters: Science Olympiad teams advance to state contest  Belleville News-Democrat

Eight metro-east Science Olympiad teams are going to the state competition after advancing from regional competition at Southern Illinois University ...



Jerseyville: Anne Snyders  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 6 of 202. Sports • Tennis, track and field. Academic bio • Illinois State Scholar; IHSA all-state academic team, honorable mention; recipient of the ...



Miller Career tops Gateway STEM for PHL title  STLtoday.com

As Gateway STEM defensive back C.J. Perkins laid unmoving on the turf, fans unaware of the situation behind the Miller Career Academy sideline were still ...



Celebrity cop has a ‘partner’ in Belleville — a kindergartener  Belleville News-Democrat

North Little Rock Police Officer Tommy Norman, who has more than 1 million fans on social media, recently visited the metro-east to catch up with an old friend: a ...



Wood River: Caroline Campbell  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 8 of 119. Sports • Basketball, softball. Academic bio • I have been on high honor roll all four years of high school. I am a Renaissance Gold ...



St. Joseph's: Hannah Gruensfelder  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 13 of 119. Sports • Volleyball, soccer. Academic bio • Beta Chi Science Fair ribbon winner; Ohio State National Buckeye Award; National Honor ...



Festus puts inexperience aside to sweep Class 3 team titles  STLtoday.com

The Festus High boys cross country team probably didn't need any more motivation Saturday — but it got some anyway at Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City.



Triple threat: Lindbergh juniors enjoying life on and off the court  STLtoday.com

SAPPINGTON • Karen and Tim Baudendistel thought they had it all figured out.



No. 3 small school: Lutheran North returns high-powered pieces  STLtoday.com

Given the chance, Carl Reed would punt Pikachu far, far away.



Belleville West: Megan Glaeser  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 1 of 521. Sports • Softball, volleyball. Academic bio • Valedictorian; High Honor Roll throughout high school; academic scholarships from the ...



Bayless Bronchos vs. Lincoln College Prep Tigers  STLtoday.com

What: Class 2 boys soccer state semifinal. When, where: 2 p.m. Friday, Soccer Park, Fenton. Records, rankings: Bayless, 21-4-2, No.



Marquette freezes out Blue Springs South for first title behind Junge's gem  STLtoday.com

SPRINGFIELD, MO. • Marquette junior pitcher Annah Junge is full of nuances.



Boys basketball, football highlight all-around strong year for Althoff  STLtoday.com

BELLEVILLE • Walk up the steps into the Schott Center at Althoff High School and the displays of success in athletics the past 50 years are numerous and ...



Prom or anti-prom: Where would you party?  STLtoday.com

The anti-prom is different. It's can be a rejection of prom culture -- of excess, consumer values, conformity, social hierarchies, authority and its rules and ...



Briana Michelle Chamberlain  STLtoday.com

Edwardsville. Academic rank: 1 of 532. Sports: cross country, track and field. Academic bio: Tiger Choice Award (three years) ... high honor roll (four years) .



McCluer North: Matthew Graham  STLtoday.com

Academic rank: 2/404. Sports: soccer, wrestling, tennis. Academic bio: Missouri Scholars Academy ... Gold Card, four years ... Academic Letter ... Academic Bar .



Cor Jesu: Nicole Zoellner  STLtoday.com

Sports • Soccer, basketball. Academic bio • High honors; National Honor Society; National Merit Commended Student; Missouri Bright Flight Award; National ...



Belleville West: Emily Fulton  STLtoday.com

Academic rank • 1 of 470. Sports • Cross country, softball. Academic bio • National Council on Youth Leadership-Youth Salute; Student of the Month (freshman, ...



Nesbitt helps Lutheran North to season sweep of Lutheran South  STLtoday.com

CREVE COEUR • Jordan Nesbitt asserted his physical dominance Saturday to help the Lutheran North boys basketball team top Lutheran South 71-63 and ...



Bunker Hill: Shannon Lee Stumpf  STLtoday.com

Academic rank: 1/48. Sports: basketball, softball. Academic bio: National Honor Society ... Spanish and English academic excellence awards ... All-State ...



Ritenour: Darian Lavelle Jones  STLtoday.com

Academic rank: 27 of 317. Sports: football, wrestling, volleyball. Academic bio: Honor roll (four years) ... Ritenour Academic Letter (four years) ... Army Reserve ...



Julian Jervon Sanders  STLtoday.com

North Tech. Academic rank: 2 of 183. Sports: soccer, track and field, wrestling. Academic bio: Salutatorian ... Diversity Academic Award from the University of ...



Portell comes up big, leads St. Pius X back to state  STLtoday.com

Kaylee Portell couldn't help but flex after she showed off her arm.



St. Dominic sweeps Timberland for first state berth since 2008  STLtoday.com

WENTZVILLE • After dispatching defending Class 4 runner-up Francis Howell in the district final, the St. Dominic girls volleyball team knew its mission was clear ...



Jerseyville's Tuttle shines in 1A regional; Nashville grabs team crown  STLtoday.com

WATERLOO • Brooke Tuttle heard the whispers behind her back.



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