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Triad Wrestling Qualifies Three For State

Garrett Bakarich, Kaden Marmon and Collin North all qualified out of last weekend’s IHSA Class 2A Mascoutah Sectional and onto the state tournament beginning today in Champaign. “Garrett looked great yesterday especially in the finals. The kid that he beat in the finals was a two time state placer already, he looked pretty dominant throughout…

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Kahok Grapplers Qualify Two for State

Joe Biciocchi and Jalen May both finished in 4th place at last weekend’s IHSA Class 3A Quincy Sectional wrestling tournament. The pair will advance to the state tournament beginning today at the University of Illinois in Champaign. Only a sophomore, Biciocchi (27-8) qualified at 113 lbs. He began his tournament by pinning Gio Spatafora of…

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Triad Grapplers Claim Regional Again

The Triad wrestling team got key contributions up and down the lineup Saturday to take the crown at the IHSA Class 2A Individual Regional in Mascoutah. Triad edged Cahokia 150-147.5 in the team standings to claim back-to-back regionals. “You don’t win tournaments with your champs, everybody’s going to have champs. You win it with your…

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Lady Knights Give Three Strong Performances Over Week

On Thursday night, the Lady Knights hosted conference foe Civic Memorial. The Eagles entered the contest 24-4 on the season. The Eagles also were in the lead of the MVC. The home team fell behind early and was down 13-4 halfway through the first quarter. Later on in the first quarter, Triad was down 20-11…

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Kahoks Fall From Unbeatens; Rebound Over NCHS

By Mark Jurgena, Reporter Times-Tribune   Ten field goals. That’s all. One night after suffering their first loss of the season Collinsville took out their frustrations defensively by allowing Normal Community only 21 total points from the field in a 54-35 win. “We guarded pretty well. They really couldn’t get anything going with their offense.…

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Bakers Dozen: Triad Wrestling Wins 13th Straight MVC Title

By Mark Jurgena, Reporter Times-Tribune 2007 -Apple introduced the iPhone. -The Mars Lander was launched -A high school beside Triad won the Mississippi Valley Conference wrestling title. After beating Waterloo in the final match of the MVC Super Duals at Highland, the Knights kept that streak alive. “It never gets old… especially this year going…

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Lady Knights On Late Year Surge, Now 9-13

By Anthony Jones, Reporter Triad’s girls basketball had another solid week to add to their late season surge. The squad went 1-1 over their past week, and are now 6-2 in their last 8 games. This is a dramatic turnaround from their 3-11 start to the season. The week started off with a match-up with…

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Kahoks Claim Another Crown; Taylor Goes for 53

By Mark Jurgena, Reporter There were two battles being waged Saturday for the Chick-fil-A Belleville East Tournament crown. On the one end, Collinsville’s Ray’Sean Taylor hit a dizzying array of shots. On the other end Keydrian Jones, David Granger, Nate Hall and Josh Chambers were battling for every inch of paint with St.Louis Trinity 7-0…

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