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Centralia native Brooks Demijan hired to take over Columbia basketball program  Belleville News-Democrat

Centralia, IL. native Brooks Demijan has been hired as the new Columbia High School Eagles boys basketball coach.



CHS Rummage Sale | After Prom Benefit  The Republic-Times

March 9th (Saturday) 8-Noon at Columbia High School Cafeteria Bag-a-Bargain starting 11:30. ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE AFTER PROM EVENT



Columbia basketball coach Mark Sandstrom resigns after successful 14 year run  Belleville News-Democrat

Mark Sandstrom, who has been the coach of the Columbia Eagles for the past 14 years is stepping down as boys basketball coach. He lead the school to 6 IHSA ...



Quick start lifts Columbia girls soccer into state title game  Belleville News-Democrat

The Columbia, IL. High School Eagles defeated the Lisle Lons 5-0 at the IHSA Class 1A Girls State Soccer Tournament at North Central College in Naperville, ...



Football is family for Columbia coach, twin sons  Belleville News-Democrat

Twin brothers are coached by their father on the Columbia High School Eagles football team in Columbia, Illinois, in Southern Illinois. They are hoping to win an ...



Speedy Columbia looks to contend in Cahokia Conference after disappointing 2017  Belleville News-Democrat

sports news: The Columbia, Illinois High School Eagles football team is an IHSA member ,competes in the Cahokia Conference and opens its season Friday ...



Multi-talented Horner is Columbia’s jack-of-all trades on the football field  Belleville News-Democrat

Columbia, Illinois high school Eagles defensive back Sam Horner has been named as the Belleville, Illinois News-Democrat small school football co-defensive ...



Columbia School Board race has 2 slates  The Republic-Times

The eight remaining candidates vying for four spots on the Columbia School Board are divided into two camps. Each of these factions is asking residents to vote ...



Columbia High School student who allegedly made 'hit list' of classmates is expelled  Belleville News-Democrat

A Columbia High School student who allegedly made a "hit list" of students and sketched out a plan to take action has been expelled from the school. The school ...



Pep Zone: Columbia High School  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

COLUMBIA, Ill. _It's Friday and that means it's time for the Pep Zone! FOX 2's Chris Regnier joins us live from Columbia High School with more!…



Contentious times for Columbia School Board  The Republic-Times

A board member and the district superintendent provided some pre-July 4 fireworks during the most recent meeting of the Columbia Community Unit School ...



Columbia High School soccer | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Columbia High School soccer squad. The Eagles went 3-0-1 in last week's Metro Cup to win the Nike bracket of the ...



Notebook: Columbia's Little stuns Mascoutah with 90-yard kickoff return; traditional powers play Thursday  STLtoday.com

COLUMBIA, ILL • Londyn Little made it rain Friday night in Mascoutah.



Hallemann leads Greenville past Columbia for tournament title  STLtoday.com

COLUMBIA, ILL. • The Greenville High girls basketball team already is taking aim on its second consecutive 20-victory season.



Columbia, Collinsville lead local teams into IHSA Boys State Bowling Tournament  Belleville News-Democrat

Four days after capturing their first sectional bowling championship, the Columbia Eagles lead a large local contingent into the IHSA State Tournament which ...



Reduce, Reuse, Recycle | Columbia High School  The Republic-Times

Columbia's Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Day takes place Saturday, April 14, in the Columbia High School parking lot. There will be more than 100 yard sales ...



No. 9 small school: Last year's lumps could propel Columbia back to prominence  STLtoday.com

Follow along each day for the countdown of the STLhighschoolsports.com preseason small-school rankings. The No. 1 team will be unveiled Aug. 23.



Football on the Defensive: Columbia schools fight declining national numbers  Columbia Missourian

National participation numbers in high school football are down, and they have been on the decline for years. That's true of Missouri, too. But the numbers of ...



He hopes to be drafted, play beyond college like another local pitcher  Belleville News-Democrat

Shane Wilhelm would love to follow in the footsteps of Tanner Houck. Wilhelm, a junior pitcher at Columbia High, has given a verbal commitment to the ...



CHS students get glimpse of Gedern  The Republic-Times

In 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower created the Sister Cities International program to foster citizen diplomacy. “I have long believed, as many before me, that ...



Columbia High School Cheer | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Columbia High School cheerleading squad, which won its seventh Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association title ...



Columbia’s Carter Nelson is top seed heading into IHSA Swimming and Diving Championship  Belleville News-Democrat

Carter Nelson, a member of the Columbia, Illinois High School swimming team, is the top seed in the 100 meter freestlye at the IHSA State Swimming and Diving ...



CHS parents want better communication following threat  The Republic-Times

A number of parents have criticized the Columbia School District's efforts to keep their children safe following its response to an alleged threat from a Columbia ...



Metro East student expelled for 'hit list' threat  KSDK.com

The school board in Columbia, Illinois, voted to expel a student for two years for threatening a shooting at Columbia High School.



Sunday shed fire in Columbia  The Republic-Times

The Columbia Fire Department, with help from the Waterloo and Millstadt fire department, battled a large shed fire at 11:20 a.m. Sunday in the area of 1600 ...



Schools adjust to new Illinois accountability system  Belleville News-Democrat

Southern IL schools rank high in new state accountability system even if students math and English test scores declined on the 2018 college entrance exam, ...



Police Blotter | 4/10/2019  The Republic-Times

Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Columbia parents concerned about dual credit  The Republic-Times

A few Columbia High School parents expressed disappointment with the suspension of a dual credit course during Thursday's school board meeting. The public ...



Sunset Overlook zoning debated  The Republic-Times

Sunset Overlook was dealt a blow in its battle to continue operating the way it wants, as the Columbia Plan Commission voted Monday against recommending ...



Woman dies in crash on same stretch of road in Columbia that killed mother of six  Belleville News-Democrat

A woman died in a vehicle accident on Illinois Route 3 near the Columbia High School in Southern Illinois, which has sparked outrage from the community who ...



These are 17 of the top high school basketball players in Southern Illinois  Belleville News-Democrat

EJ Liddell, a member of the Belleville, Illinois High School Maroons basketball team highlights a list of elite players from Collinsville, Madison, Nashville, Alton, ...



Even through spring chill, Columbia softball trio has Eagles' offense sizzling  Belleville News-Democrat

Sports news: Columbia High School Eagles softball trio have helped team to undefeated record in the Cahokia Conference. The Eagles play in Southern Illinois ...



Reckless homicide charge filed in fatal Columbia crash  The Republic-Times

A Missouri man was charged Wednesday with reckless homicide in connection with a September 2018 vehicle crash on Route 3 in Columbia that claimed the ...



Tragedy strikes again on Columbia's Route 3  The Republic-Times

For the second time this year, a crash on Route 3 in Columbia has claimed the life of a local woman following a two-vehicle crash that occurred about 8:36 p.m. ...



Columbia rolling with eight-game winning streak as postseason approaches  Belleville News-Democrat

The Columbia IL High School Eagles girls soccer team has won consecutive games and is looking to make some noise in the Class 1A postseason after ...



Columbia man guilty of sex abuse  The Republic-Times

A Columbia man entered a guilty plea this week in Monroe County Circuit Court to three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Court information states ...



New café brewing educational experience  The Republic-Times

Traditionally, Columbia High School Transition Program students don their smiles and go to work serving administrators, students, staff and faculty at their Flight ...



State champions Muniz, Chambers among 16 local high school coaches honored by IBCA  Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville West High School basketball coach Joe Muniz and East St. Louis coach Mark Chambers are among 16 metro east basketball coaches honored by the ...



Plane crash in Waterloo  The Republic-Times

The FAA and NTSB are investigating a small plane crash that occurred Tuesday afternoon in rural Waterloo. The plane, a 1976 Piper PA-32 Cherokee Lance ...



Columbia High School rallies for FOX2’s ‘Pep Zone’  fox2now.com

COLUMBIA, IL (KTVI) - Hundreds of high school students showed up for a pep rally at Columbia High School. FOX-2'S Anne-Elise Parks is there with the ...



Columbia High School triplets find a voice and a goal  Belleville News-Democrat

Fifteen-year-old triplets share classes and activities at Columbia High School, and they will share a car; but in many ways they are done being seen as one ...



Snowy Friday crashes in Monroe County  The Republic-Times

Emergency personnel responded to a handful of vehicle crashes in snowy conditions throughout Monroe County on Friday afternoon. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., ...



SOMSD 2020 Leaders: 'Intentional Integration' Involves More Than Simply Placing Children  The Village Green

Facing starkly disproportionate integration numbers across its elementary schools, the South Orange-Maplewood School District is working to integrate those ...



Monday’s top performers in high school sports  Belleville News-Democrat

Here are the top performers in high school sports in southern Illinois near St. Louis Missouri for Monday, April 8, 2019.



Belleville West big men say Roger Mueller is to thank for their dominance in the post  Belleville News-Democrat

The Belleville West Maroons IHSA boys basketball team won the Illinois Class 4A state title over the Evanston Township high school Wildcast. Its the second ...



Columbia DOPW contract turmoil  The Republic-Times

Monday's meeting of the Columbia City Council packed the house. Whether they were there to see the city's newest law enforcement officers take their oaths to ...



Belleville West beats Bolingbrook, will return to state tournament to defend title  Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville West was better in every facet — shot making, defense and rebounding — and will be making a repeat visit to Peoria's Carver Arena, site of the IHSA ...



Police Blotter | 12/12/2018  The Republic-Times

Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Columbia High School bowlers place 15th at state  The Republic-Times

The Columbia High School boys bowling team placed 15th out of 24 teams with a six-game score of 5951 at the IHSA state tournament held Friday at St. Clair ...



Police Blotter | 11/28/2018  The Republic-Times

Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Columbia High School Girls Soccer | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Columbia High School girls soccer team. The Eagles kicked off their 2017 campaign with a 6-0 win at home over ...



All-State basketball girls games set for Saturday  Tri-City Herald

The Mid-Columbia will have three representatives in the 2019 Washington State Girls Basketball Coaches Association Senior All-State Games, set for Saturday, ...



Chicago Orr ends Nashville’s state championship dreams  Belleville News-Democrat

The Chicago Orr High School Spartans defeated the Nashville, IL. Hornets 50-36 in the title game of the Class 2A State Basketball Tournament at the Peoria, IL.



Columbia High School Softball | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

The Columbia High School softball team is this week's Republic-Times Team of the Week. The Eagles defeated Gibault and Waterloo last Thursday to win this ...



Columbia celebrates anniversary of two state championships  Belleville News-Democrat

The Columbia High School Eagles boys baseball team celebrated both its 1987 and 2007 IHSA state baseball championships with a reunion of both title ...



2018-19 News-Democrat Class 1A-2A All-Area Boys Basketball Team  Belleville News-Democrat

The Belleville News-Democrat and southern Illinois high school basketball coaches have selected the BND All-Area Team for among the region's IHSA Class 1A ...



Belleville West holds off East St. Louis at St. Clair County girls track meet  Belleville News-Democrat

The Belleville West Maroons IHSA high school girls track team won over the East St. Louis Flyerettes during the St. Clair County Girls Track and Field meet in ...



Illinois high school boys basketball polls  Belleville News-Democrat

Here are the rankings of Illinois high school boys basketball teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters: ...



Columbia High School Girls Golf | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Columbia High School girls golf team coached by Matt Duguay. The Eagles won their third straight Cahokia ...



New book documents historic trail  The Republic-Times

Retired Columbia High School Principal Dennis Patton has released his new book titled “The Kaskaskia-Cahokia Trail.” The book, which is now available, is the ...



Police Blotter | 1/9/2019  The Republic-Times

Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Sherrod, relay teams help make East St. Louis’ state track and field dreams a reality  Belleville News-Democrat

The East St. Louis, IL. Flyerettes and Belleville East Lancers competed at the IHSA Girls State Track and Field Meet at O'Brien Stadium in Charleston, Illinois.



Police Blotter | 11/14/2018  The Republic-Times

Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Fatal crash closes northbound Route 3 in Columbia, IL  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

COLUMBIA, IL - A heartbreaking crash in Columbia, IL, left one person dead and seven injured Tuesday afternoon. Six of the injured were children, police said.



Police Blotter | 4/3/2019  The Republic-Times

Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



High school football playoff quarterfinal scores — Live!  Belleville News-Democrat

Find live local high school football coverage for all southern Illinois games including up-to-the-minute scores, schedules and more. Stay connected with ...



Police Blotter | 9/26/2018  The Republic-Times

Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Is playing video games a sport? The IHSA is thinking about making it one in Illinois  Belleville News-Democrat

High school students in Illinois could soon participate in esports if an IHSA advisory committee working with PlayVs approves the competition. Games would ...



Junior Jashawn Anderson matured into key cog in East St. Louis’ championship machine  Belleville News-Democrat

IL high school basketball: East St Louis 68, Chicago Bogan 63.



East St. Louis girls soar to sectional track title  Belleville News-Democrat

The East St. Louis Flyerettes IHSA high school track and field team won the Class 2A sectional track meet over the Carbondale Terriers in Triad, IL, on May 10, ...



O’Fallon edges East St. Louis at St. Clair County Track Meet  Belleville News-Democrat

The O'Fallon Panthers IHSA high school boys track team won over the East St. Louis Flyers during the St. Clair County Track and Field meet in Belleville, IL.



Keep your eyes on these lucky 13 high school football stars  Belleville News-Democrat

sports news Following are 13 of the top high school football players who compete in iHSA conferences and as independents near Belleville, Illinois in southern ...



Yo-Toppings nearly ready for debut  The Republic-Times

Waterloo will soon welcome another business to its ranks, with its offerings being something the town has never seen. Scheduled to open the first week of ...



Junker, Nelson shine at IHSA State Swimming and Diving Championships  Belleville News-Democrat

Cole Junker, a member of the Mascoutah, Illinois High School Indians swimming team and Carter Nelson of Columbia, IL. High School competed at the IHSA ...



Dad furious over how school handled 'hit list' threat  KSDK.com

Police in the Metro East are investigating a shooting threat made by a student at Columbia High School.



MCSD makes drug arrests  The Republic-Times

The Monroe County Sheriff's Department announced a handful of drug arrests made during the week throughout the county. On Thursday, deputies with the ...



Keep an eye on these 12 players during the girls basketball season  Belleville News-Democrat

An athletic 6-foot senior center/forward, Carter made a quick transition after transferring from Belleville West prior to the start of the 2017-18 season and, under ...



Searcy’s big night lifts Belleville West to title at O’Fallon girls track invitational  Belleville News-Democrat

The Belleville West High School Maroons girls track and field team won the IHSA O'Fallon Panthers Invitational Meet in Illinois. The Belleville East High School ...



He’s Belleville West basketball’s biggest fan and he lives two hours away in Pike County  Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville West is the best high school basketball team in the modern era, according to its well-traveled superfan from Pittsfield. More than two hours away, the ...



Student may face charges after making threats against Collinsville Middle School  Belleville News-Democrat

Collinsville Middle School administrators said a threat was made against the school late Tuesday night via social media. In a post on the Collinsville School ...



After tragedy, Webb family keeps clogging  The Republic-Times

The lives of the Webb family changed forever on Feb. 27, when their SUV was struck by a dump truck on Route 3 in Columbia. That crash claimed the life of ...



Police Blotter | 12/5/2018  The Republic-Times

Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



Rural King theft leads to police pursuit  The Republic-Times

Charges were filed this week following a retail theft at Rural King in Waterloo shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday resulting in a successful police pursuit that ended in St.



Belleville West and Vashon make a marquee matchup at Highland Shootout  Belleville News-Democrat

The Belleville, Il. West Maroons, East St. Louis Senior High Flyers, Highland High School Bulldogs, Edwardsville Tigers and Nashville Hornets are the local ...



St. Teresa girls soccer shuts out Carlinville, wins first sectional title in program history  Herald & Review

LITCHFIELD — It was St. Teresa keeper Makenzee Velchek's worst nightmare.



East St. Louis prepared for first state basketball trip in 19 years  Belleville News-Democrat

The East St. Louis Flyers wil take on the Peoria Manual high school basketball team at the IHSA Class 3A State Basketball Tournament semifinal game at Carver ...



Seven from region make Illinois High School Football Coaches’ all-state team  Belleville News-Democrat

Members of the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association made their picks for the All-State team and included seven players from Southern Illinois and ...



East St. Louis romps to easy win at Class 2A Herrin Track Sectional  Belleville News-Democrat

The East St. Louis High School Flyers won the ihsa Class 2A Herrin Boys Sectional Track Meet in Herrin, Illinois.



Cahokia’s Bullock, five others earn title shots at IHSA State Wrestling Tournament  Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville, Illinois West High School wrestler Josh Koderhandt and Cahokia High School senior Jacob Bullock were two of six metro east area athletes who have ...



Althoff advances four into semifinal round at Class 1A State Wrestling Tournament  Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville, Illinois Althoff Catholic High School wrestlers Max Kristoff and Anthony Federico were among several area athletes who won preliminary round ...



Postseason Roundup: Boys regional and sectional champions crowned  Belleville News-Democrat

Here is a look at the local high school boys basketball playoffs in southern Illinois near St. Louis, Missouri for Friday March 1, 2019.



New CHS volleyball coach ready to lead  The Republic-Times

Columbia High School has named Dustin Cutts as the new head coach of its varsity volleyball program, replacing Kelly Landgraf, who resigned this past fall.



Wrestlers to watch heading into 2019 IHSA postseason series  Belleville News-Democrat

The 2019 Illinois High School Association wresting postseason begins Saturday as wrestlers from throughout the state begin a three week journey they hope will ...



Millstadt attraction set to make a splash  The Republic-Times

Children will have a new way to have some fun in the sun while staying cool this summer because Millstadt is opening a new splash pad on Friday. “We have ...



Belleville West-Simeon matchup to highlight growing Bank of O’Fallon Shootout  Belleville News-Democrat

The Belleville, Illinois West High School Maroons, Alton Redbirds, O'Fallon Panthers, Triad Knights and Collinsville Kahoks will compete in the Bank of O'Fallon ...



How far can a stingy defense take the Nashville Hornets?  Belleville News-Democrat

The Nashville, Illinois High School Hornets defeated the Trenton, Il. Wesclin Warriors in an IHSA basketball game played at the Wesclin Tip-Off Classic in ...



Monroe County startUP hosting hoops tourney  The Republic-Times

Monroe County startUP students are in full-court press mode, as they are organizing a 3v3 basketball tournament for later this month. “I'm really excited for the ...



VIDEO: CHS Varsity Ultimate Frisbee Team Wins State Championship, Heads for Nationals  The Village Green

The CHS Varsity Ultimate Frisbee team (ranked #1 in the state and #10 nationally) beat Westfield (#2 in NJ and #11 nationally) in the NJ High School State ...



Annbriar burglar caught in parking lot  The Republic-Times

A Granite City man was charged with burglary following an early Saturday morning incident at Annbriar Golf Course, located at 1524 Birdie Lane in rural ...



Police Blotter | 9/19/2018  The Republic-Times

Editor's note: Information in this report is gathered directly from area police agencies, county courts and emergency radio dispatch. The public is reminded that ...



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