High School Sports

High School Sports

Kaltwasser, Whitener spark Althoff soccer to win over O'Fallon

Amanda Kaltwasser and Liesl Whitener each scored a goal in the second half Wednesday as the Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders notched a 2-0 victory over the O’Fallon IL High School Panthers in a nonconference Illinois High School Association IHSA girls soccer game at Southwestern Illinois College SWIC in Belleville, IL, in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO. Althoff girls soccer players Amanda Kaltwasser and Liesl Whitener talk 2-0 win over O'Fallon.

High School Sports

Second-half goals lift Althoff girls soccer over O’Fallon

Amanda Kaltwasser and Liesl Whitener each scored a goal in the second half Wednesday as the Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders notched a 2-0 victory over the O’Fallon IL High School Panthers in a nonconference Illinois High School Association IHSA girls soccer game at Southwestern Illinois College SWIC in Belleville, IL, in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.

High School Sports

Cuonzo Martin era begins at Mizzou; Edwardsville star honored

New University of Missouri Tigers from Columbia MO college basketball coach Cuonzo Martin, from East St. Louis in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, along with how Edwardsville IL High School Tigers senior high school basketball star Mark Smith captured Illinois Mr. Basketball and Gatorade Illinois Player of the Year honors this week. There’s also opinions on new University of Illinois from Champaign IL Fighting Illini men’s basketball coach Brad Underwood, the NCAA tournament, plus pop culture takes on millennials and whether they will remember things like Seinfeld, Family Guy, The Office, Beyonce, Titanic, The Little Mermaid, Outkast and Limp Bizkit.

Prep Baseball & Softball

Nashville and Central top list of small-school baseball contenders

IHSA boys high school baseball season preview capsules for the Nashville High School Hornets, Central High School Cougars, Mater Dei Catholic High School Knights, Valmeyer High School Pirates, Wesclin High School Warriors, Carlyle High School Indians, Gibault Catholic High School Hawks, Okawville High School Rockets and Red Bud High School Musketeers, at the start of Illinois High School Association play.

Boys Basketball

Edwardsville’s Mark Smith named Illinois’ Mr. Basketball

Edwardsville IL High School senior guard Mark Smith has been recognized as Illinois Mr. Basketball, becoming the first winner from the metro-east since East St. Louis IL Senior High School’s Darius Miles in 2000. Smith led the Tigers to a 30-2 record and a berth in the Illinois High School Association Class 4A super-sectional.

Prep Baseball & Softball

Baseball season preview capsules

IHSA boys baseball season preview capsules for the Collinsville High School Kahoks, Columbia High School Eagles, Mascoutah High School Indians, Highland High School Bulldogs, Triad High School Knights, Waterloo High School Bulldogs, Freeburg Community High School Midgets, Alton High School Redbirds, and Bethalto Civic Memorial High School Eagles at the start of Illinois High School Association play.

Videos

Kaltwasser, Whitener spark Althoff soccer to win over O'Fallon

Amanda Kaltwasser and Liesl Whitener each scored a goal in the second half Wednesday as the Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders notched a 2-0 victory over the O’Fallon IL High School Panthers in a nonconference Illinois High School Association IHSA girls soccer game at Southwestern Illinois College SWIC in Belleville, IL, in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO. Althoff girls soccer players Amanda Kaltwasser and Liesl Whitener talk 2-0 win over O'Fallon.
dwilhelm@bnd.com
Kaltwasser, Whitener spark Althoff soccer to win over O'Fallon 1:45

Kaltwasser, Whitener spark Althoff soccer to win over O'Fallon

O'Fallon Panthers deliver a baseball victory over Columbia 2:00

O'Fallon Panthers deliver a baseball victory over Columbia

Belleville West opens baseball season with win over Althoff 1:22

Belleville West opens baseball season with win over Althoff

Columbia edges Belleville East to win prep baseball opener 1:32

Columbia edges Belleville East to win prep baseball opener