Area Sports

Colleges Join New Conference For Women’s Hockey

Co-Commissioners Jason White of Midland University and Kat Hannah of Lindenwood University-Belleville are pleased to announce the formation of Women’s Midwest Collegiate Hockey. The six team league will open play in the 2019-20 season, culminating with the WMCH Tournament held in Saint Louis from March 6- 8. The winner of the tournament will earn an…

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Bradley R. Smith 5K Run/Walk Set For September 7

The Tenth Annual Bradley R. Smith Memorial Scholarship 5K Run and Walk is set for Saturday, September 7. The run will be held at the Troy Tri-Township Park, located at 409 Collinsville Road in Troy. The run and walk will begin near Pavilion 10 and start at 8  a.m. This 5K run/walk event is to…

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MERBL Championship Series Games Played In Troy

By Anthony Jones, Reporter On Monday night, the first two games of the best of three MERBL World Series were played at the Tri-Township Park. The teams competing for the league crown were East St. Louis 1 and Collinsville 6. East St. Louis was the National League representative while Collinsville represented the American League. Collinsville…

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IHSA Makes Moves To Make Finals Viewable Statewide

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) and digital broadcast partner the NFHS Network are proud to announce a new partnership with Quincy Media, Inc. that will create a statewide television and digital network to carry IHSA State Final broadcasts live during the 2019-20 school year and will continue on for the 20-21 and 21-22 school…

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SIUE Picks Tim Hall To Become Director of Athletics For 2019 Season

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook today named Tim Hall as the eighth director of athletics in University history. Hall arrives on campus after serving as director of athletics at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County (UMBC) and is expected to assume his new duties in August. The appointment is subject to approval by the…

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MERBL Playoffs Closing In On Championship Series

By Anthony Jones, Reporter The final 8 teams are all that remain in the MERBL playoffs after the first two rounds of playoff games. Teams still battling in the American League are Collinsville 5, Dupo 1, Maryville 3, and East St. Louis 1. Their counterparts in the National League are Maryville 2, Belleville 2, Collinsville…

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Triad Schedules Fall Tryouts

Boys Soccer Tryouts begin Monday, August 12, at 5:30 p.m. on the THS Soccer Field. They will continue on the 13th and 14th at 3:00 pm, and players must sign up before tryouts begin. Players can also stay up-to-date with information by following the program on Twitter at @Soccer_Triad. Football Football tryouts will begin Monday…

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