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Cops recover motorcycle, trailer and guns after arrest of two brothers

Two brothers were arrested this week in connection to a rash of burglary reports the Madison County Sheriff’s Office received all within a six-day span. Madison County Capt. Mike Dixon said investigators faced “a difficult task” as burglary reports sprung up in at least three different areas in the county including Troy, St. Jacob and Grantfork. As part of the investigation, authorities recovered a motorcycle, a trailer, firearms and tools. At least three cases were reported earlier this week by the sheriff’s office.

Highland: Sports

Exciting changes help breathe life into HHS girls tennis program

A direly needed facelift to the tennis courts at Highland High School has made it more playable and safe while also enhancing the spectators’ experience. Also helping breathe life into the tennis program are the addition of an assistant coach, the team having a large number of players out this fall, and the IHSA switching to a two-class system.

Highland: Sports

Bulldogs top CM, Triad and Granite City to win quadrangle match

Highland beat Civic Memorial, Triad and Granite City to win a quadrangle match hosted by Granite City Tuesday at the Legacy Golf Course. The Bulldogs shot a match-low team score of 164 to beat CM (166) by two strokes. Triad (170 finished third and host Granite (178) rounded out the match. Highland junior Stephen Schniers led Highland with a solid round of 3-over-par 38, which was just one shot off the pace of match medalist Tristan Frank of CM’s winning score of 37.

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Althoff soccer player helped off the field after ankle injury

Althoff soccer junior Dillon Birdsong is helped off the field Saturday after suffering an ankle injury in the Crusaders' 6-2 loss to Marion in the third-place game of the Metro Cup Tournament's Nike Bracket at Belleville West.
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Althoff soccer player helped off the field after ankle injury 0:46

Althoff soccer player helped off the field after ankle injury

Salute to the Arts - 28th Anniversary 1:46

Salute to the Arts - 28th Anniversary

New metro-east medical marijuana dispensary holds open house 2:49

New metro-east medical marijuana dispensary holds open house

Batavia's Ben Weerts leads Bulldogs past Belleville West in opener 1:34

Batavia's Ben Weerts leads Bulldogs past Belleville West in opener