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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 ...



Webb Family Fundraiser | Columbia High School  The Republic-Times

The Columbia Middle School and Immaculate Conception Catholic School eighth grade boys and girls basketball teams will play each other for a great cause ...



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 ...



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 ...



Columbia High School student suspended after threatening message found  KMOV.com

School leaders in Columbia, Illinois are reassuring students and parents that the high school is safe.



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 ...



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!...



Waterloo-Columbia Alumni Football Game | CHS  The Republic-Times

Coordinated by Alumni Football USA, the Waterloo High School vs. Columbia High School Alumni Football Game takes place at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 on the turf field at ...



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.



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 ...



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

A 37-year-old Columbia woman was killed in a two-car crash on Illinois 3 in Columbia Sunday night. Police say Stacie Thoma was driving a 2002 Buick sedan ...



Actions taken following threat by CHS student  The Republic-Times

Columbia police are investigating and Columbia school officials have notified parents following comments made by a Columbia High School student that are ...



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 ...



Bulldogs, Eagles alumni to meet in game for the ages  The Republic-Times

Generations of former Waterloo Bulldogs and Columbia Eagles ranging in age from 21-50 will strap on helmets and take the field for a special night of football on ...



Columbia high schools plan sobriety tests for prom  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Some Columbia high school students may be subject to sobriety tests at their upcoming prom. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports that all ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

By Republic-Times on December 22, 2017 at 3:21 pm. Pin It. The Republic-Times Team of the Week is the Columbia High School girls basketball squad ...



Columbia accident kills adult, sends 6 kids to hospital  Belleville News-Democrat

A fatal vehicle accident involving a dump truck and SUV in Columbia IL has closed Illinois 3 down as police investigated the car crash in Southern Illinois near St ...



Columbia IL demands change in intersection after fatal crash  Belleville News-Democrat

Columbia IL demands change from IDOT & police in a dangerous intersection on Illinois 3 at Veterans Parkway after a fatal crash killed a mom of six in Southern ...



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 ...



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 ...



Man charged with felony stalking is returned to jail days after being released  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

COLUMBIA, IL. - A 19-year-old man charged with felony stalking is back behind bars just days after being released from jail. According to Chris Hitzmann, the ...



Friends partner in Columbia business venture  The Republic-Times

Three young men are breathing new life into the miniature golf course on the J.B. Golf Tee campus at 2400 Ramsey Road in Columbia. Brothers Chase and ...



Freshman's overtime game-winner sends Althoff girls to soccer super-sectional  Belleville News-Democrat

Rain fell steadily on the artificial turf at Columbia High School through most of the second half and almost 20 minutes of overtime at the Class 1A girls soccer ...



Columbia finds just enough offense; O’Fallon blanks Glenwood  Belleville News-Democrat

The Columbia High School Eagles defeated the Belleville East High School Lancers 3-2 Thursday in an IHSA high school baseball game at the Prep Baseball ...



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 ...



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, ...



Columbia clinches 10th straight conference softball title  Belleville News-Democrat

The Columbia IL High School Eagles beat Freeburg IL Midgets 4-2 in IHSA softball game in Southern Illinois, win 10th straight conference championship.



Columbia’s sophomore twins take over in wild game against Waterloo  Belleville News-Democrat

Columbia High School Eagles vs Waterloo High School Bulldogs IHSA high school football game recap in Waterloo IL in Southern Illinois near St Louis MO.



Social media post causes concern at CHS  The Republic-Times

Parents of students at Columbia High School received an email this week from principal Kevin Moore informing them the district was looking into a “disturbing ...



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

By Corey Saathoff on May 5, 2017 at 1:50 pm. Pin It. Pictured is the 2017 Columbia High School softball team following their win of the Monroe County ...



East boys basketball shakes off Columbia to end 3-game losing skid  Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville East used defense to shake a three-game losing streak Saturday. The Lancers held high-scoring Columbia senior Jordan Holmes to three second-half ...



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 ...



Mother, daughter win same cheerleading state title — 20 years apart  Belleville News-Democrat

When the Columbia High School cheerleading team won a state title earlier this month, the moment was especially significant for one cheerleader and her mom.



Kuykendall seeks reduction in murder sentence  The Republic-Times

A status hearing was held last Wednesday morning at the Monroe County Courthouse regarding Jordan Kuykendall, who is serving a 40-year sentence at ...



Eagles expecting to fight 'til the end  The Republic-Times

That's the motto of the Columbia High School softball program, which has enjoyed a string of successful seasons under head coach Rhonda Major. Last year's ...



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 ...



Students enjoy sights and sounds of Broadway  The Republic-Times

A total of 17 local students were given the opportunity of a lifetime when they traveled in March to New York City for a Broadway student summit. Initiated by the ...



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 ...



Kuykendall case back in Monroe County court  The Republic-Times

A status hearing was held Wednesday morning in the Monroe County Courthouse regarding Jordan Kuykendall, who is serving a 40-year sentence at Menard ...



Citizens demand change along Route 3 in Illinois where a mom of 6 was killed  KSDK

A group called "Citizens Demanding Change on Illinois Route 3" have come forward to talk about the dangers of the roadway.



When star running back goes down, Columbia leaves it to Bieber  Belleville News-Democrat

Columbia High School Eagles of Columbia IL in Southern Illinois near St Louis MO big IHSA high school football game from sophomore running back RB.



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 ...



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.



HHS makes top 100 schools in Illinois second year in a row  Belleville News-Democrat

For the second year in a row, Highland High School has been ranked in the top 100 schools in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report. "Not bragging, but no other ...



Updated: Power outage affecting hundreds of people in Columbia  KOMU 8

The power was restored to the area around 11:30 a.m..



Man ran to day care for help after being shot, police say | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

For nearly an hour, Columbia High School and Candy Cane City Learning Center were on lockdown while police secured the area.



Franke arrested just days after release  The Republic-Times

A 19-year-old Columbia man who was placed on probation last week and ordered to wear an electronic monitoring device that prevents him from contact with ...



Wesclin ends Columbia’s 31-game conference winning streak  Belleville News-Democrat

Gavin Bilbruck scored on a 3-yard run with 1 minute 32 seconds remaining to climax a miraculous comeback as Wesclin rallied for a 21-16 win over Columbia ...



Nashville senior Kelton Harre claims top 10 finish at IHSA Class 1A State Golf Tournament  Belleville News-Democrat

Nashville senior Kelton Harre made the most out of a second chance Saturday at Prairie Vista Golf Course in Bloomington. Starting the day even with the rest of ...



Battle football ready to renew rivalry with Rock Bridge  Columbia Missourian

With a head-to-head record that sits at 2-2 between the Spartans and the Bruins, Battle looks to pull ahead of Rock Bridge in the all-time record when the teams ...



Students' laptops and cellphones in Richland County, SC are fueling assaults, social media threats and other problems in schools.  The Herald

In high schools across Richland County SC, technology, including laptops and cellphones, has fueled assaults on teachers and students, exposed young minds ...



Kuykendall motion for sentence reduction dismissed  The Republic-Times

Sora Kuykendall, formerly Jordan Kuykendall, was in a Monroe County courtroom Wednesday morning to appear in front of Judge Heinz Rudolf regarding a ...



New Columbia FFA advisor is familiar face  The Republic-Times

The Columbia School Board acted swiftly in approving the hire of a new Columbia FFA advisor following the departure of Courtney Gerstenecker to Webster ...



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 5,951 at the IHSA state tournament held Friday at St. Clair ...



Local students will walk out of class Wednesday, joining teens from across the US  Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville IL, Collinsville IL, Highland IL, Granite City, IL, Alton, IL, students participate in the March 14 National School Walkout to protest for gun control and safe ...



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

Members of the 2017 Columbia High School girls soccer team are, from left, front row, Haley Glover, Samantha Bostic, Kennedy Jones, Rylee Iorio, Reagan ...



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 ...



Columbia-Freeburg Holiday Tournament Bracket  The Republic-Times

By Republic-Times on December 20, 2017 at 5:41 pm. Pin It. For a full-sized, printable version of this bracket, click here. Pin It. Republic-Times.



Boys basketball Christmas holiday tournament schedule  Belleville News-Democrat

IHSA high school boys basketball Christmas tournament schedules and scores from Southern Illinois near St Louis MO include Centralia IL Collinsville Prairie ...



Eagles, 'Dogs to meet on volleyball court  The Republic-Times

The Columbia volleyball team is back to its winning ways, taking five matches last week to claim the Marissa Invitational Tournament title. This week, the team ...



Columbia: Savannah Wittenbrink  STLtoday.com

Academic rank: 30 of 170. Sports: volleyball, basketball, softball. Academic bio: Pentzler Award - Intro to Art and Child Development (2010) ... Illinois ...



McKendree Sweeps Division I Opponents Southern Illinois and Saint Louis  Swimming World Magazine

(O'FALLON, Ill., Oct. 20) – The McKendree University swimming and diving program hosted four teams in a meet on Saturday afternoon. The men's team swam ...



Here's how schools keep students on track while they wait for delayed state test results  Belleville News-Democrat

As schools prepare to give their students a state-mandated science test for the third time, some local educators say there's still a lot they don't know about the ...



High school students cook up success in culinary competition  Belleville News-Democrat

The Platinum Chef Team Challenge is an annual competition that pegs area high school culinary teams against one another during a day of cooking at Red Bud ...



One of the metro-east’s most successful volleyball coaches resigns  Belleville News-Democrat

Kelly Landgraf, who guided the Columbia Eagles volleyball program to a 163-23-1 record over the last five seasons and 225 wins overall, has resigned as ...



UPDATE: Community reacts to murder arrest, investigation  KOMU 8

Court documents say the victim and suspect were working together to distribute marijuana oil in Missouri.



Back on the block  AdVantage News

New Roxana High School Principal Jason Dandurand, 41, began his career teaching at the Alton School District's alternative school after graduating from ...



Primary election is Tuesday  The Republic-Times

Voters across the state will be able to choose candidates Tuesday for the November elections from a slate of primary contestants. While some state and ...



Neff selected in MLB draft  The Republic-Times

Gibault Catholic High School graduate Zach Neff was selected in the 31st round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday.



Beach volleyball could shift recruiting sands for area players  Belleville News-Democrat

Columbia High School senior volleyball player Colene Hamilton has given a verbal commitment to Central Arkansas to play sand volleyball, a sport made ...



KIM PORTER DIDDY'S EX-GIRLFRIEND DEAD: Kim Porter, Diddy's former girlfriend and mother of his children, dead at 47 | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

A representative for Sean "Diddy" Combs confirmed the death of the 47-year-old on Tuesday. No further details were immediately available.



High school basketball live scores and schedules  Belleville News-Democrat

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



More police on campus at Wesclin High School after student accused of making threat  Belleville News-Democrat

Attendance was down Friday morning at Wesclin High School after a student made a school shooting threat Thursday afternoon, according to authorities.



Columbia man to seek Democratic nomination in 12th District  Belleville News-Democrat

David Bequette, 37, of Columbia announced he will run as a Democrat in Illinois' 12th District, a seat now held by U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro.



Columbia and Waterloo high schools boys golf | Teams of the Week  The Republic-Times

The Waterloo and Columbia high school boys golf teams are the Republic-Times co-Teams of the Week. The Bulldogs won the Mississippi Valley Golf ...



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 ...



Gibault Catholic High School Girls Basketball | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

The Gibault Catholic High School girls basketball squad is the Republic-Times Team of the Week. The Hawks are off to a 5-2 start this season under head coach ...



Columbia keeps on chugging by winning Metro Classic championship  STLtoday.com

BELLEVILLE • While Saturday's accomplishment was new for the Columbia volleyball team, the performance was kind of commonplace.



Sheep and Craft Festival | Monroe County Fairgrounds  The Republic-Times

The 32nd annual Southern Illinois Sheep and Craft Festival takes place Saturday, April 14, at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Waterloo. A lamb lunch is ...



Class of 2006 athletes reunite  AdVantage News

Ten years ago, Tasha Dailey was one of the top high school goalkeepers in the country. Dailey, whose maiden name is Dittamore, helped the Granite City girls' ...



CHS Boys Bowling | Team of the Week  The Republic-Times

The Columbia High School boys bowling team is this week's Republic-Times Team of the Week. The Eagles finished with a team score of 6,449 to place second ...



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 ...



Initial Superintendent Search Firm Proposals Rejected by South Orange Maplewood School Board  TAPinto.net

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The South Orange Maplewood Board of Education rejected three proposals from firms that had sought to conduct ...



Dedication drives CHS grad to walk on at Arkansas  The Republic-Times

A former Columbia High School hoops standout is having the time of his life at the University of Arkansas as a freshman walk-on. Jonathan Holmes, who ...



New Lebanon restaurant's menu features lobster mac and cheese burger, avocado carbonara  Belleville News-Democrat

Restaurant news: The new Cobblestone Eatery and Drinkery restaurant near me has replaced 1814 Eatery & Drinkery in Lebanon, IL, in Southern Illinois, near ...



O'Donnell is new CHS baseball coach  The Republic-Times

Columbia High School has a new but familiar varsity baseball coach. Neal O'Donnell, who has been with the program for the past nine seasons, will enter his ...



Police presence at O'Fallon school Friday following threat  Belleville News-Democrat

School news: Increased police presence at Carriel Junior High School in O'Fallon, IL, following a not credible threat made by a student at the school in southern ...



Columbia talks drones, dope  The Republic-Times

Columbia Police Chief Jerry Paul addressed the Columbia City Council Committee of the Whole on Monday night with requests to change the way local law ...



A Columbia Democrat is fundraising for a 2018 run in Illinois' 12th Congressional District  The Southern

COLUMBIA — A Marine veteran and government contractor who, along with his wife built a chain of cafes in Armenia founded on the principle of sustainable ...



Eagles eager for more after winning first state title  STLtoday.com

COLUMBIA, ILL. • The motto for Columbia's boys soccer team last year was “unfinished business.”



American Legion Baseball kicks off its 53rd year in Highland  Belleville News-Democrat

Sports News: American Legion Post 439 in Highland, IL will field three baseball teams this summer — one senior and two junior teams — in Southern Illinois ...



New principal for Roxana High School named  Alton Telegraph

ROXANA — A new principal has been hired for Roxana High School. Jason Dandurand, the current principal at Columbia High School in Monroe County, will ...



'Idea Jam' slated for Jan. 3  The Republic-Times

Hecker native Dr. Birton Cowden, University of Massachusettes director of new venture development, is returning to Monroe County for another session of ...



Langhans leaving Columbia with lasting memories  The Republic-Times

For 56 years, Ron Langhans has been serving the Columbia community. Whether as the owner of Ron's Pharmacy — now Khoury Pharmacy — or as a school ...



Columbia Teen Died From Multiple Stab Wounds  fox2now.com

COLUMBIA, IL (KTVI) - Erin Schneider was due in court to push an order of protection when police found her murdered. In court documents filed by her mother, ...



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