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EDWARDSVILLE – The Edwardsville High School wrestling and girls soccer teams got together Thursday night for an annual fund-raising competition for both programs that's become a much-anticipated event.It's called the Battle of the Bones, an annual chicken-wing eating contest between the two teams... read more
ALTON – Ask Alton High School senior wide receiver Kevin Caldwell, Jr. about his team’s successful 2017 football season, and he’ll tell you one thing.“It was pretty good,” Caldwell said summing up the year overall after the Redbirds’ season ended in a loss to New Leno... read more
EDWARDSVILLE – A quick start sent the SIUE Cougars to a convincing 76-40 victory over Air Force in their women's basketball home opener Friday at the Vadalabene Center.The Cougars scored the game's first 15 points and never looked back in improving to 1-1. Air Force, which didn't score for nearly... read more
SEE RELATED VIDEO BELOW:EDWARDSVILLE – Edwardsville found itself even with Minooka at 14-14 with about eight minutes left in the first half of their IHSA Class 8A football playoff quarterfinal game at Tiger Stadium Saturday evening.The Tigers were in close when Kendall Abdur-Rahman dropped back... read more
THURSDAYGIRLS BASKETBALLBREESE CENTRAL 55, ALTON 28: Carson Newkirk had 19 points for Breese Central as the Cougars moved into Saturday evening's final of the Lady Redbird Tipoff Classic tournament over host Alton 55-28 at the Redbird Nest Thursday night.The loss dropped the Redbirds to 1-1 on the year... read more
At 10:45 a.m. Thursday in the East Alton-Wood River High School performing arts center, Rebecca Null signed her letter of intent to play softball at Missouri Baptist University.“After playing 13 years of softball, I am excited to continue my career at Missouri Baptist University,” she said.Rebecca... read more
EAST ALTON – DeSmet took control early of their Thursday night Mid-States Club Hockey Association game against Edwardsville and never really let up as the Spartans got a hat trick from Cameron Osdieck in a 6-3 win over the Tigers at East Alton Ice Arena.The loss dropped the Tigers to 2-3-0 (four... read more
ALTON - Alton High School's varsity boys bowling team rolled to an easy victory over Granite City at Airport Plaza Bowl with a 34-6 victory in a 40-point system on Thursday.Junior Gavin Turner led the way for Alton with a 644 Series. Ricky Hord led the way for Granite City with 660. Total pins for the... read more
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Second-seeded SIUE volleyball was eliminated by seventh-seeded Eastern Illinois in the quarterfinals of the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament.After defeating Eastern Illinois twice earlier this season in league play, SIUE fell Thursday at the Winnfield Dunn Center 25-27, 25-20,... read more
The Art Fahrner Edward Jones Alton High School Athletes of the Month are Gwen Hunter, a senior volleyball player, and Cassius Havis, a sophomore cross country runner.These are the specific accomplishments about both Alton athletes:Gwen Hunter – Senior – Girls Volleyball: This season, Gwen... read more

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