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  • Hawks ready to face challenge of creating their own success and legacy

    Hawks ready to face challenge of creating their own success and legacy

    Wednesday, September 2 2015 12:07 PM EDT2015-09-02 16:07:01 GMT
    QUINCY -- The Quincy University men's soccer team's historic 2014 season is in the rearview mirror. That's where the Hawks intend to leave it. "Definitely enjoy it, but don't dwell on it," sophomore defender Chris McArthur said. Since this is a new team with a new identity and new challenges, there is no guarantee a return trip to the NCAA Division II final four will happen. No one is saying it can't either...
    QUINCY -- The Quincy University men's soccer team's historic 2014 season is in the rearview mirror. That's where the Hawks intend to leave it. "Definitely enjoy it, but don't dwell on it," sophomore defender Chris McArthur said. Since this is a new team with a new identity and new challenges, there is no guarantee a return trip to the NCAA Division II final four will happen. No one is saying it can't either...

Illini West steals momentum with furious rally, knocks off Central at Lady Suns Classic

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AUGUSTA, Ill. -- Illini West volleyball coach Kayla Hageman thought a chance to rally was slim. The Chargers proved her wrong. Central blitzed to an 18-5 lead in the first set Tuesday night in the Lady Suns Classic, but Illini West setter Mackenzie Patrick saved a ball about to land in the bleachers that led to a tide-turning point that got the Chargers animated... More>>

Highland expects to improve after losing CCC opener against Centralia

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EWING, Mo. -- On a night when the Highland High School softball team never got it offense going, Lady Cougars coach Paul Scifres found solace in the fact starting pitcher Dana Flanagan allowed just four hits to Clarence Cannon Conference powerhouse Centralia... More>>

Prep softball roundup: Palmyra needs one hit to win CCC opener

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One hit proved to be all the Palmyra softball team needed. The Lady Panthers managed just one hit against Louisiana's Maria Gutierrez in Tuesday's Clarence Cannon Conference opener in Louisiana, Mo., but Brooke Wilson's RBI single in the sixth inning helped Palmyra secure a 3-0 victory... More>>

Area roundup: Baumann's hat trick lifts Pirates to overtime victory

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Jack Baumann made certain the Hannibal boys soccer team had three times as much fun in the second half Tuesday night. Playing a North Central Missouri Conference game in Kirksville, Mo., the Pirates trailed 1-0 at halftime before Baumann recorded a hat trick and netted the game-winning goal in overtime of a 3-2 victory over Kirksville... More>>

College roundup: QHS connection leads C-SC to volleyball team's first victory

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The Quincy High School connection is paying off for the Culver-Stockton College women's volleyball team. India Green had 30 assists and Abbie Foster finished with 14 digs as the Wildcats won their home opener Tuesday night, beating Hannibal-LaGrange University 25-20, 23-25, 27-25, 25-20 at Charles Field House in Canton, Mo... More>>

QND announces turf infield coming to baseball field

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QUINCY -- Quincy Notre Dame baseball coach Chris Martin could hardly contain his excitement. More>>

Payson Seymour volleyball dominates to open Lady Suns Classic

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The Payson Seymour volleyball team made a loud start to the Lady Suns Classic. More>>

Better starts allows Burgtorf to win medalist honors in QHS's first five matches

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QUINCY -- Krystal Burgtorf completed a life milestone during the summer when she learned to drive a vehicle. Too bad her driver's education classes conflicted with her golf game. More>>

Klingele moves back in front in chase for track championship

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QUINCY — Tanner Klingele regained control of the sport mod division Sunday night at Quincy Raceways. Klingele, who had been atop the series points standings for three months until Joey Gower pulled into a dead heat for the lead Aug. 23, is now alone again at the top... More>>

College notebook: QU men picked to finish second in GLVC

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Who will be right? The national pollsters or the Great Lakes Valley Conference coaches? Well, the Quincy University men's soccer team would like it to be anyone other than the GLVC skippers. Despite being ranked No. 3 in the NCAA Division II preseason national poll... More>>

Blue Devils fit to be tied after allowing late lead to dissipate

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QUINCY — Riley Roth and the Quincy High School boys soccer team had every reason to feel defeated. The Blue Devils had a one-goal lead, a man advantage and an opportunity to put away undefeated Columbia (Mo.) Rock Bridge with a penalty kick. Instead, a save, a counter attack and a goal that saddled Quincy... More>>

Quincy earns pair of two-set wins over SHG, Normal West

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NORMAL, Ill. — The Quincy High School volleyball team had revenge on its mind Saturday afternoon. The Blue Devils' demeanor prior to their first match against Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin proved that. Quincy scored a pair of victories, beating SHG 25-21, 25-11... More>>

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  • Wildcats suffer shellacking in season opener on the road

    Wildcats suffer shellacking in season opener on the road

    Sunday, August 30 2015 1:24 AM EDT2015-08-30 05:24:01 GMT
    OLATHE, Kan. — The Culver-Stockton College football players were ready to see if they could compete in the expanding Heart of America Athletic Conference. This week, they couldn't. Next week, it doesn't get any easier. MidAmerica Nazarene, ranked No. 8 in the NAIA preseason poll, scored three first-quarter touchdowns...
    OLATHE, Kan. — The Culver-Stockton College football players were ready to see if they could compete in the expanding Heart of America Athletic Conference. This week, they couldn't. Next week, it doesn't get any easier. MidAmerica Nazarene, ranked No. 8 in the NAIA preseason poll, scored three first-quarter touchdowns...
  • Prep softball roundup: Canton captures first-ever Monroe City Tournament title

    Prep softball roundup: Canton captures first-ever Monroe City Tournament title

    Sunday, August 30 2015 1:24 AM EDT2015-08-30 05:24:01 GMT
    Saylor Collins' bases-clearing double in the bottom of the third inning capped a five-run inning for the Canton softball team. It also helped the Lady Tigers make some program history in the Monroe City Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Collins' double gave the Lady Tigers a lead they didn't surrender, beating South Shelby 6-4 in to win the tournament championship for the first time...
    Saylor Collins' bases-clearing double in the bottom of the third inning capped a five-run inning for the Canton softball team. It also helped the Lady Tigers make some program history in the Monroe City Tournament on Saturday afternoon. Collins' double gave the Lady Tigers a lead they didn't surrender, beating South Shelby 6-4 in to win the tournament championship for the first time...
  • Quincy Notre Dame claims Rockford East Tournament with five victories

    Quincy Notre Dame claims Rockford East Tournament with five victories

    Sunday, August 30 2015 1:24 AM EDT2015-08-30 05:24:00 GMT
    ROCKFORD, Ill. — With three starters out of the lineup, the Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team's bench got an opportunity to shine. It took advantage, helping the Lady Raiders win five matches and the championship of the Rockford East Tournament on Saturday. "The bench played super, and we got a lot of things...
    ROCKFORD, Ill. — With three starters out of the lineup, the Quincy Notre Dame volleyball team's bench got an opportunity to shine. It took advantage, helping the Lady Raiders win five matches and the championship of the Rockford East Tournament on Saturday. "The bench played super, and we got a lot of things...
  • Area roundup: Payson Seymour gets on roll during Macomb Classic

    Area roundup: Payson Seymour gets on roll during Macomb Classic

    Sunday, August 30 2015 1:24 AM EDT2015-08-30 05:24:00 GMT
    An opening loss in the Macomb Classic to Breese Mater Dei didn't deter the Payson Seymour volleyball team from going on a run. The Indians responded by rattling off four straight victories to take fourth place in the tournament Saturday afternoon...
    An opening loss in the Macomb Classic to Breese Mater Dei didn't deter the Payson Seymour volleyball team from going on a run. The Indians responded by rattling off four straight victories to take fourth place in the tournament Saturday afternoon...
  • QND settles for fourth place in own tourney after two losses

    QND settles for fourth place in own tourney after two losses

    Sunday, August 30 2015 1:24 AM EDT2015-08-30 05:24:00 GMT
    QUINCY — The Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team didn't envision its Saturday with a pair of 3-2 losses and a fourth-place finish in its annual tournament at Advance Physical Therapy Field. The Raiders, however, only view the losses as a minor setback. "You can't let this get you down," senior forward Aubrey Reis said. "We have to come back on Monday and fix our mistakes...
    QUINCY — The Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team didn't envision its Saturday with a pair of 3-2 losses and a fourth-place finish in its annual tournament at Advance Physical Therapy Field. The Raiders, however, only view the losses as a minor setback. "You can't let this get you down," senior forward Aubrey Reis said. "We have to come back on Monday and fix our mistakes...
  • Setting the pace: Liberty runners use preseason ranking as motivation to reach state

    Setting the pace: Liberty runners use preseason ranking as motivation to reach state

    Sunday, August 30 2015 1:24 AM EDT2015-08-30 05:24:00 GMT
    LIBERTY, Ill. — Liberty cross country coach Jared Schmidt grabbed the attention of his runners when he told them how they fared in the DyeStat Class 1A preseason poll. Not that it mattered much to the Lady Eagles. "To be honest, I forgot what ranking Jared told us that we even have," said Jacki Graham, a senior. "I don't pay that much attention to it. The rankings don't know everything...
    LIBERTY, Ill. — Liberty cross country coach Jared Schmidt grabbed the attention of his runners when he told them how they fared in the DyeStat Class 1A preseason poll. Not that it mattered much to the Lady Eagles. "To be honest, I forgot what ranking Jared told us that we even have," said Jacki Graham, a senior. "I don't pay that much attention to it. The rankings don't know everything...
  • Huffman, Hannibal stand tall in victory over Helias

    Huffman, Hannibal stand tall in victory over Helias

    Saturday, August 29 2015 3:07 AM EDT2015-08-29 07:07:39 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Dalton Huffman and the Hannibal football team knew something was going to have to give.
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Dalton Huffman and the Hannibal football team knew something was going to have to give.
  • Roth's hat trick highlights Blue Devils' rout of Crusaders

    Roth's hat trick highlights Blue Devils' rout of Crusaders

    Saturday, August 29 2015 2:56 AM EDT2015-08-29 06:56:38 GMT
    QUINCY -- Riley Roth immediately saw the Jefferson City Helias defense was shaky. He knew that meant plenty of scoring chances for the Quincy High School boys soccer team. The Blue Devils just had to be diligent in their attack.
    QUINCY -- Riley Roth immediately saw the Jefferson City Helias defense was shaky. He knew that meant plenty of scoring chances for the Quincy High School boys soccer team. The Blue Devils just had to be diligent in their attack.
  • Bottoming out: Rockford Lutheran hands QND worst loss of Connell coaching era

    Bottoming out: Rockford Lutheran hands QND worst loss of Connell coaching era

    Saturday, August 29 2015 2:47 AM EDT2015-08-29 06:47:33 GMT
    QUINCY — Bruce Bazsali worried he was being lulled into a false sense of security. Wednesday night, under the lights on the Rockford Lutheran football team's home turf, the Crusaders went through a series of 20 plays that would be the staple of their attack in the season opener against Quincy Notre Dame. After just 15 plays, Bazsali stopped the practice...
    QUINCY — Bruce Bazsali worried he was being lulled into a false sense of security. Wednesday night, under the lights on the Rockford Lutheran football team's home turf, the Crusaders went through a series of 20 plays that would be the staple of their attack in the season opener against Quincy Notre Dame. After just 15 plays, Bazsali stopped the practice...
  • Quincy sees missed chances in season-opening loss to Edwardsville

    Quincy sees missed chances in season-opening loss to Edwardsville

    Saturday, August 29 2015 2:16 AM EDT2015-08-29 06:16:13 GMT
    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Despite giving up a touchdown on the second play of the game to the seventh-ranked team in Class 8A, the Quincy High School football team fought back.
    EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Despite giving up a touchdown on the second play of the game to the seventh-ranked team in Class 8A, the Quincy High School football team fought back.
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