Area Sports

Three From Collinsville Qualify For State Track and Field Meet

By Mark Jurgena Three Collinsville High athletes have qualified for the IHSA Class 3A boys state track & field meet to be held Saturday at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. Chris Garcia-Cloud won the sectional title in the discus at the Bloomington Sectional on June 10th, while Theo Paxton was second in the 800 meters. …

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Collinsville Boys Tennis Shows Improvement During Season

By Mark Jurgena The Collinsville boys tennis squad has one week to go in their regular season. The team has shown improvement as the year has progressed as evidenced by their results in matches over the last ten days. On May 21st, they traveled to Roxana and for the second time this season, beat the…

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Kahok Boys Volleyball Continues Fine Play

By Mark Jurgena In their inaugural season, the Collinsville boys JV volleyball team continued to impress by sweeping a pair of matches last week. On May 18th they traveled to Belleville West and won in two sets 25-20, 25-21. Also last week they beat Metro East Lutheran on the road 25-14, 25-15. “It was a…

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Track Knights Battle At Madison County Meet And Mascoutah Military Classic

By Anthony Jones Nearing the end of the regular season, Triad’s boys track and field team picked up some momentum with strong performances at high level meets. This featured the Madison County Championships and the Mascoutah Military Classic. Held in Collinsville, the team opened the week at the county championship on May 18. Other teams…

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Triad Wrestles By Roxana And O’Fallon

By Anthony Jones Entering the week with a 5-1 dual record and five straight wins, Triad ‘s wrestling unit had a big week. Over the course of three days, the team took on three opponents, all while being on the road. The team opened with a March 18 trip to Roxana, where the Knights grappled…

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Senior Redbirds win Jim Welch Classic Softball Tournament

The week of May 17th,  one 85  and seven 80 year old senior softball teams showed up to play softball in the Jim Welch Classic Softball Players Association Tournament. The  85 team Center for Sight from Florida and 80s Lota softball from Louisana, OK, Texas and Arkansas, Florida Investments, Chicago Geezers, Main Street Pub Indiana,…

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Kahoks Get Postseason Assignments

By Mark Jurgena The IHSA has announced their “summer” sports postseason pairings for the 2021 season. The Collinsville softball team is in the Sectional #8 complex in Class 4A. Due to COVID restrictions, the location of most regional and sectional games are listed as to be announced. The Kahoks are the #3 seed in their…

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Rhodes To Lead Collinsville Football

By Mark Jurgena Collinsville will have a new head football coach for the fall of 2021. Current Kahok assistant Colton Rhodes will lead the Kahoks onto the turf in August. During the recently completed spring season, Rhodes was the JV and Freshman Offensive Coordinator for Collinsville. “I am extremely excited to continue to get back…

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