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Berner and Zappa’s at SIU Football Senior Day

CHESTER – Two Chester products were among the senior celebrated at SIU Football’s Senior Day recently. Jordan Berner (92) poses with his family members: Bethany Berner, mom, Josh Berner, dad and little sister, Braylee, at Senior Day ceremonies Saturday November 20 in Carbondale.  SIU hosted Youngstown State and Berner was playing his final regular-season home …

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Cardinals announce 2022 Coaching Staff

ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals Monday announced their coaching staff for the upcoming 2022 season with two new coaches joining the Major League staff and newly-named manager Oli Marmol.  New to the team’s coaching staff for 2022 are Bench Coach and former Cardinals outfielder/infielder Jared “Skip” Schumaker, and Assistant Hitting Coach Turner Ward. …

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CHS kicks off basketball season with ‘Sports Drink Night’

By Jim Beers, Contributing Writer CHESTER — Chester High School Head Basketball Coaches, Chris Toledo and Clint Cowan, hosted “Sports Drink Night” at CHS Colbert Gymnasium Wednesday November 10 from 7:00 – 8:15 p.m.  The annual event introduced Chester basketball teams at all levels and offered an evening of fun activities to get fans prepared …

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All-Tournament to All-Conference

CHESTER — From All-Tournament to All-Conference! From a Facebook post by Chester High School Volleyball Congrats Mabry Wingerter and Paige Vasquez on being selected to the Cahokia Conference Illinois Division All Conference team!! Keep working hard ladies!

Valle boys finished 4th in Class 1 Cross Country meet

STE. GENEVIEVE — The Valle boys finished in fourth place in the Class 1 Cross Country meet Saturday. From a Facebook post by Debby Varga. Individually: Peter Roth came in fifth, Braden Coleman was 35th, Josef Flieg was 43rd, Thomas Varga was 104th, Jayce Bales was 122nd, Domenic Griffard was 136th, and Garrett Shortt was …

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Bishop came in 19th in the state cross country meet

PERRYVILLE — Perryville’s Teagan Bishop came in 19th in the state cross country meet Friday. From a Facebook post by Perryville High School Her time of 19:22.1 is a new school record, breaking the old record by eight seconds. Nov. 8 River Region Sports Wrap

CHS beats 5A Mt. Vernon to end “regular season”, 7-2

By Jim Beers, Contributing Writer     CHESTER — The Chester High School Yellow Jacket Football Team has ended a wonderful 2021 season in which they boasted an undefeated 4-0 inaugural season in the Cahokia Conference, winning the Conference Championship, and finished the regular season with an overall 7-2 record. The Jacket’s only two regular season …

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