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Belleville Wins Valmeyer Classic

July 4, 2018
For the first time since 1982, a Belleville team took home the first place trophy in the Valmeyer Mid-Summer Classic Baseball Tournament. The Rockies defeated the St. Louis Printers in the championship game.  Valmeyer defeated Waterloo 15-1 in the consolation game. 

Valmeyer Mid-Summer Baseball Classic Underway

June 30, 2018
photo - Waterloo centerfielder Ethan Ruff steals second in the Millers opening-game loss to Belleville. - photo by Bob Haentzler  The boys of summer are in full swing in the heart of old town Valmeyer. For 47 years local Mon-Clair Baseball League teams have squared off at Borsch Park for the Mid-Summer Classic. Teams taking... Read More

WJHS Wins Volleyball Regional

March 19, 2018
The Waterloo Junior High School volleyball team has won the Waterloo Regional. The Junior Bulldogs defeated Millstadt Consolidated on Monday evening in a thrilling three-set match. photo - WJHS Bulldogs celebrating their regional win are, left to right, first row, Karsyn Lane, Rylee Rosenkranz, Liz Schulte, Maddie Davis, Ellie Schwehr, Elissa Kanyuck, Sarah Crump and Lilly Heck; and second row, Coach Katie Esker, Olivia... Read More

Columbia Defeats Mighty Marquette To Win 3A Regional Title

March 2, 2018
In one of the more thrilling local high school games in recent memory, underdog Columbia defeated previously undefeated Alton Marquette (29-1) in overtime 55-53 in the title game of the Class 3A Waterloo Regional. Columbia (20-11) advances to the Centralia Sectional. Their first round game is against Marion on Tuesday, March 5, at 7 p.m.... Read More

Eagles – Bulldogs Headed To State Cheer Tournament

January 27, 2018
photo - Columbia cheerleaders celebrate winning first place in the Waterloo Cheer Sectional on Jan. 27.  Both the Columbia and Waterloo High School cheerleading teams qualified to compete next weekend in the IHSA Cheer Tournament in Bloomington. They earned their spots by strong showings in today's Waterloo Cheer Sectional. Competing in the medium school division... Read More

Bulldogs Win Cahokia Conference Title

January 12, 2018
Waterloo Junior High School won first place in the Cahokia Conference Tournament. In the title game, the Bulldogs defeated New Athens 64-34 at the Columbia High School gym. Coach Matt Mason credited the complete play of each of the 15 eighth graders on the team, hard work on defense, solid shooting and putting in a... Read More

7-Peat….. Columbia Wins ​State Cheer Title

January 6, 2018
The Columbia High School cheerleading team has won the ICCA State Title for the seventh time. Today the Eagles competed in the medium division competition in Springfield and took home the top trophy.  Waterloo came in eighth place in the medium division. The WHS stunt group did have a strong showing, finishing third in state. ... Read More

Boys’ Basketball Roundup – Dec. 8

December 8, 2017
photo - Before loading up into the bus to head back home, Valmeyer players find humor in a Homecoming Week poster hanging in the New Athens’ gym. The boys are Owen Miller, Philip Reinhardt, Andrew Whipple, Cole Juelfs and Michael Chism.   – photo by Maggi Rippelmeyer Valmeyer spoiled New Athens’ Homecoming Game by beating the Yellow... Read More

Gibault Takes Second Place In State Soccer

November 4, 2017
photo - The Hawks celebrate beating Wheaton Academy 1-0 in the Class 2A State Semi-Final Soccer Game in Hoffman Estates, Chicago. “The Plank” has been their lucky mascot during the 2017 season. The Solario Sun Warriors defeated Gibault 6-0 to win the Class 2A State Soccer Title. Gibault heads home with the second place trophy. Gibault... Read More

Gibault Headed To State Soccer Tournament

October 31, 2017
- photo by Jessica Altadonna Gibault's boys' soccer team will compete this weekend in the Class 2A State Soccer Tournament in the Chicago suburb of Hoffmann Estates. Their first round semi-final final game is Friday, Nov. 3, at 1 p.m., against the winner of the Sterling Super Sectional.  The Hawks defeated Chatham - Glenwood 1-0... Read More