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ALTON - The results are in, and Mister Donut has the most spirit in Alton.At the culmination of Alton's spirit week leading to Friday night's homecoming game, Alton High Drama Instructor and Student Council Faculty Representative Kristi Doering delivered congratulations balloons to the business, located... read more
BOYS SOCCERNORTHWEST (HOUSE SPRINGS, MO.) 4, ALTON 4: A Jake Lombardi goal gave Alton a 4-4 draw with Northwest of House Springs, Mo., Thursday; the goal was enough to get Alton to the semifinals of the St. Louis CYC/Bob Guelker tournament's Walsh Division semifinals Thursday.The Redbirds went to 9-4-1... read more
ALTON - Two Southwestern Conference football teams with designs on the 2017 IHSA Football Championship meet at 7 p.m. tonight at Alton's Public School Stadium as Edwardsville takes on Alton in the Redbirds' Homecoming game.The game will be televised live on Riverbender.com; see: http://www.riverbender.com/video/live/details.cfm?id=929The... read more
ALTON – Marquette Catholic's Riley Vickery had to overcome some difficult conditions to finish fifth in Wednesday's Alton Invitational girls cross-country race at Gordon Moore Park.Vickery, a sophomore, covered the three-mile course in 22:37.99 to finish ahead of teammate Madelyn Smith, who turned... read more
ALTON - On the girls side, the Staunton Bulldogs scored 41 points to take the Alton Invitational Girls Cross Country Meet championship, with Collinsville taking second with 67 points. The host Redbirds finished third with 68 points, Belleville East fourth at 116 points and Jersey fifth at 119 points;... read more
ALTON – Unusually hot mid-September weather didn't stop Wednesday afternoon's Alton Invitational cross-country meet at Gordon Moore Park.The mid-90s heat with humidity near 50 percent did help meet officials decide to run just two races, one each for boys and girls.Granite City took the boys team... read more
GIRLS GOLFEDWARDSVILLE 163, BELLEVILLE WEST 191: Paige Hamel turned in a 3-over 38 on the par-35 Orchards Golf Club in Belleville as Edwardsville defeated Belleville West 163-191 in a Southwestern Conference match Wednesday.Addy Zellar shot a 4-over 39, Jessica Benson a 5-over 40 and Sydney Sahuri a... read more
ALTON - Senior D'avion Peebles helped the Marquette Explorers go 4-0 for season and 2-0 in the conference last week with their huge win over East Alton Wood River.Peebles played a big part in the Explorers victory including an 81-yard touchdown at the start of the second half but said it was team victory... read more
EDWARDSVILLE – Edwardsville boys soccer goalkeeper Alex Kehrer came very close to recording a clean sheet (shutout) Saturday afternoon against Normal West.A 77th-minute goal from West's Alec McGinnis ruined Kehrer's opportunity for a shutout, but from his point of view, the 3-1 Tiger win over th... read more
CARROLLTON - West Central is always a strong opponent for anyone in volleyball and Tuesday at Carrollton, the Wildcats did not quit, and outlasted the Hawks.Carrollton came out on fire and easily stopped West Central 25-13 in the first game. In game two, it was nip and tuck throughout but West Central... read more

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