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Prep Soccer Preview: Blue Devils take new approach to building competitive team

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Travis Dinkheller has tried to hold true to the belief you have to fit your system to your personnel and not your personnel to your system. More>>

Area Roundup: Bearcats unable to stump Schwab, Wildcats

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The most complete pitching performance of Derek Schwab's college career ended the Culver-Stockton College baseball team's four-game losing streak. More>>

C-SC's Plunkett headlines group of area college athletes to earn honorable mention All-America honors

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Randi Plunkett, a junior guard and Marion County product, was named an NAIA honorable mention All-American More>>

Hawks unable to avoid trouble in extra innings, lose to Bearcats in 13th

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Twice in extra innings Wednesday night, the Quincy University baseball team's bullpen was able to avoid being hurt by putting runners on base. More>>

Quincy's offense can't keep up with Dundee-Crown

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Johnny Reckers had a strong approach on the mound through four innings on the mound in his first varsity start for the Quincy High School baseball team.
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Quincy teen racing in NASCAR Truck Series at Martinsville

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Jake Griffin is racing Saturday in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at famed Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. The Kroger 250 will be televised by Fox Sports 1. More>>

QHS track and field team anticipates successful season

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Last season's Western Big Six Conference meet is still on Derek Rowand's mind. The senior pole vaulter for the Quincy High School track and field team didn't record a height at the meet. The rainy conditions affected him from getting a good grip to make successful vaults.

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College Notebook: QU men's volleyball program competing with nation's best

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It might not mean the Quincy University men's volleyball team belongs in the NCAA Tournament discussion just yet, but the fact the Hawks are ranked 13th in the latest NCAA RPI rankings is further proof progress is being made. "We got a little feather in our cap," QU coach Hadley Foster said.

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College Roundup: Culver-Stockton baseball team swept by Avila

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 The Culver-Stockton College baseball team managed 12 hits in a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader with Avila, but the Wildcats scored only four total runs and dropped both games 3-1 and 5-3 Tuesday afternoon in Kansas City, Mo.

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Schuckman: JWCC's Howard embodies idea of playing with character

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Throughout the John Wood Community College men's basketball team's historic postseason run, Trail Blazers coach Brad Hoyt believed "John Wood toughness" played as significant a role as anything else. He just as easily could have credited "John Wood character" as well... More>>

Prep Softball Roundup: Nall nearly perfect, throws no-hitter in Central's victory

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Jacey Nall was nearly perfect for the Central softball team. Nall pitched five perfect innings Monday against Southeastern, but an error in the sixth inning ended her shot at a perfect game. Still, she maintained the no-hitter in an 11-0, six-inning victory in Camp Point, Ill...

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