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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - February 5, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 Hoops action men matured at The outlook Cloudy with a chance of showers high near 52 and a low near 39 PageDS Vol 164 No cents Friday February Shannon heads for CBC By LOUIE KORAC Telegraph sports writer ST LOUIS After 23 seasons of coaching in the Metro East Bob Shannon is taking his coaching skills across the Mississippi River to Missouri Shannon made it official at a news confer ence Thursday after much speculation in recent days about his future He was intro duced as the new head football coach at Christian Brothers College High School in St Louis Shannon succeeds Bryan Hagerty who relin quished his coaching duties after the 1998 sea son Hagerty coached at CBC for 25 years CBC went 46 last season Shannon leaves Alton High School after three seasons He compiled an 819 record at Alton while going 18 this past season In addition to Coworkers team react Page B1 A Iton is a nice cbmmuni rity and we did the best we could do there and I think that we put the program right and it was headed in the right Bob Shannon departing Alton High football coach coaching Shannon was the schools athletic director He will remain athletic director for the remainder of the school year He will turn 55 in July making him eligible for early retirement in Illinois At the news conference Shannon was seated alongside Hagerty and Brother Lawrence Humphrey CBC president Shannon was given a CBC baseball cap and two coaching pullovers by Hagerty Its a pleasure for me to be here among this tightknit said Shannon after receiving a loud ovation from media members and some 100 students who attended the news conference I had some phone calls today from some parents of and I was a little surprised that they felt the way they did Some of them thanked me for working with the kids I had some kids come by and give me cards Alton is a nice community and we did the best we could dpthere and I think that we put the program right and it was headed in the right he said But Shannon said he told them it was time to move after having the opportu nity to come here and be a part of an organi 7 SeeSHANNON Page A7 Bridge work 5 the Diversion Ganal on lllinois Route 3 in s over the canal The 1950 bridges are being replaced at a cost of million Video Video Rental business putting emphasis on digital video PageDl BUTKUS Bob Shannon speaks at a press conference announcing his departure as Alton High School football coach to take the coaching job at Christian Brothers College High School where he will replace Bryan Hagerty in background SIUE looks forward to landmark By SANFORD J SCHMIDT Telegraph staff writer EDWARTJSVILLE SIU offiraateare expect ing approval next week of a bond issue to finance a million dormitory at Edwardsville v This will be a landmark project for the unk said David Werner chancellor of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville He said the project scheduled for completion in 2V2 years will reenforce the trend toward enrolling students from outside the Metro East He said the university has recruited students from small communities in Illinois east of SIUE Many of the students in the first two dorms to open on campus have been from those communities Werner said Officials said the campus has acquired more of a traditional atmosphere of a residential campus with the opening of Prairieand Woodland halls in the past five years The first two residence halls were full almost as soon as they opened Based on the success of Woodland jind See SIUE Judge orders three lawyers to share files By DENNIS GRUBAUGH Telegraph staff writer i EDWARDSVILLE A judge granted a tem porary restraining order Thursday to force three lawyers to share client files until the breakup of their law firm is complete Associate Judge Barbara Crowder ordered Pavid W Dugan and Theodore R Diaz to turn over all files they took from the Wood River office of their former law partner Rodney J Pitts by 11 today Pitts then has until 11 Monday to give back to Diaz and Dugan the original files that he does not dispute and make copies of all oth ers Everybody will have a copy of Crowder said I See LAWYERS Page A7 Goort Morning Bulletin Board A6 Classifieds Comics Editorial Horoscope Bekemeyer Farrow Hamiltpn Herison Jerome Russell Simpson Tiona Wooff Region C13 Television D7 Godfrey names parks director By TONY D MASINELLI For The Telegraph GODFREY The village has Salem parks and recreation director to head its new Parks and Recreation Department The villages Board of Trustees voted to establish the department and appointGeorge Bryant as its director at its Tuesday meeting Bryant comes to Godfrey from Salem where he was parks and recreation director for 19 years He is a past president of the Southern Illinois Parks and Recreation Association and is certified by the Illinois Parks and Recreation Association as a leisure professional Before working in Salem Bryant was the recreation director and family coun selor for the juvenile intervention program in Mount Vernon Im extremely delighted to have someone with Georges background as our parks direc Mayor Mike Campion said Im enthusi I See GODFREY PAGE A7 The Godfreys new parks and recreation department director George Bryant with three of this seasons sluggers Christopher Campbell 10 left Carey Cappel 13 center and Alex Nieters 6 all of Godfrey 18008339424 Touch Tone 24 Your Credit is not as Bad as you think We are the leader in getting you approved asTax 155 AT MERAMEC BOTTOM SOUTH COUNTY 9211600 1400 67 FLORISSANT 9991600 t270 MCDONNELL HAZELWOPD 9391600 OUTER RD BETWEEN CAVE SPRINGS t MID RIVERS MALL DR SI PETERS MO Auto Credit Help   

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