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Hoewing's single in seventh rallies Canton past Palmyra

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PALMYRA, Mo. -- Bailey Hoewing couldn't have swung at a worse pitch. The result made up for it. In a tie game in the seventh, the Canton outfielder swung at a 2-2 pitch in the dirt, making contact as the ball... More>>

Prep Roundup: Central opens volleyball tourney at home with three-set victory

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The Central volleyball team found the rhythm it needed to survive. More>>

Golf roundup: Rodemich ties for third at WB6 boys meet

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Kolbe Rodemich carded an even-par 72 at Golfmohr Golf Club in East Moline, helping the Quincy High School boys golf team finish third at the Western Big Six Conference Tournament Monday. More>>

Hawks take advantage of lucky breaks, grind out GLVC victory

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When Artan Emini misplayed a pass from Steve McAnany, his only recourse was to let a shot rip, even if it seemed unlikely it would go in. "Prayers up for that shot," Emini said. Those prayers were answered. Emini... More>>

Lindwedel gives Lady Hawks needed lift, scores game-winning goal late in regulation

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Last season, Taylor Lindwedel was an All-Midwest Region selection for the Quincy University women's soccer team as a defender. In her last two outings, Lindwedel has seen success playing in an advanced role...
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Woodworth, Long finish season with convincing victories at Quincy Raceways

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Denny Woodworth and Michael Long both turned in convincing performances Sunday evening, helping pull the curtain in fitting fashion to the 40th anniversary season at Quincy Raceways. Woodworth and Long dominated... More>>

Off and running: Hawks trample Indians to earn Homecoming victory in historic fashion

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Eric Poindexter ran right past the penalty flag and figured the play was going to get called back. Still, he knew he better finish the 82-yard punt return just in case.

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MidAmerica Nazarene takes advantage of Culver-Stockton's mistakes

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CANTON, Mo. -- Culver-Stockton College running back Desmond Phillips gave his team a huge boost of momentum after an 84-yard touchdown run in the second quarter. Twenty seconds later, MidAmerica Nazarene University took... More>>

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  • Prep Roundup: Balanced attack leads Raiders to second-place finish

    Prep Roundup: Balanced attack leads Raiders to second-place finish

    Sunday, September 28 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-09-28 04:03:37 GMT
    A balanced showing helped the Quincy Notre Dame boys golf team take second at the Galesburg Invitational Saturday at Gibson Woods Golf Course in Monmouth, Ill. After a rough start, the Raiders' Drew Eaton took medalist honors. Eaton was 2-over through four holes before making four birdies over the next 14 holes to finish at 2-under par 69.
    A balanced showing helped the Quincy Notre Dame boys golf team take second at the Galesburg Invitational Saturday at Gibson Woods Golf Course in Monmouth, Ill. After a rough start, the Raiders' Drew Eaton took medalist honors. Eaton was 2-over through four holes before making four birdies over the next 14 holes to finish at 2-under par 69.

  • Prep Softball Roundup: Timely hitting leads Knox County to title

    Prep Softball Roundup: Timely hitting leads Knox County to title

    Saturday, September 27 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-09-28 03:42:50 GMT
    The Knox County softball team had only three hits against Schuyler County in the championship game of the Schuyler County Tournament Saturday. The Lady Eagles made each of them count. Hope Miller's two-run double in the bottom of the sixth inning gave Knox County some breathing room in a 5-0 victory at Queen City, Mo.

    The Knox County softball team had only three hits against Schuyler County in the championship game of the Schuyler County Tournament Saturday. The Lady Eagles made each of them count. Hope Miller's two-run double in the bottom of the sixth inning gave Knox County some breathing room in a 5-0 victory at Queen City, Mo.

  • QND wins key battle on the pitch

    QND wins key battle on the pitch

    Saturday, September 27 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-09-28 03:25:11 GMT
     JACKSONVILLE, Ill. -- Quincy Notre Dame made a claim Saturday to be considered the frontrunner for the top seed in the Class 2A Rochester boys soccer regional. The Raiders knocked potential regional foe Jacksonville from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 3-0 victory at Alumni Field.



    JACKSONVILLE, Ill. -- Quincy Notre Dame made a claim Saturday to be considered the frontrunner for the top seed in the Class 2A Rochester boys soccer regional. The Raiders knocked potential regional foe Jacksonville from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 3-0 victory at Alumni Field.

  • College Roundup: C-SC scores early, often in non-conference win

    College Roundup: C-SC scores early, often in non-conference win

    Saturday, September 27 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-09-28 02:59:51 GMT
    Josh Kourmouzis scored two goals in 20 seconds as the Culver-Stockton College men's soccer team shellacked Grace University 9-0 in a non-conference game Saturday afternoon at Ayers Field in Canton, Mo. Kourmouzis' first goal came off a feed from Ken Oda Dobias at the 41 minute, 23 second mark. Kourmouzis' scored an unassisted goal 20 seconds later that put C-SC ahead 6-0.

    Josh Kourmouzis scored two goals in 20 seconds as the Culver-Stockton College men's soccer team shellacked Grace University 9-0 in a non-conference game Saturday afternoon at Ayers Field in Canton, Mo. Kourmouzis' first goal came off a feed from Ken Oda Dobias at the 41 minute, 23 second mark. Kourmouzis' scored an unassisted goal 20 seconds later that put C-SC ahead 6-0.

  • Myers' strip sparks Central to life against Brown County

    Myers' strip sparks Central to life against Brown County

    Saturday, September 27 2014 2:30 AM EDT2014-09-27 06:30:55 GMT
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Central linebacker Spencer Myers saw Jake Hulvey holding the football loosely in the middle of the scrum. All Myers could think to do was snatch the ball from the Brown County back and run. ...
    MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Central linebacker Spencer Myers saw Jake Hulvey holding the football loosely in the middle of the scrum. All Myers could think to do was snatch the ball from the Brown County back and run. ...
  • Missouri Football Roundup: South Shelby loses lead in fourth quarter, falls to Macon

    Missouri Football Roundup: South Shelby loses lead in fourth quarter, falls to Macon

    Saturday, September 27 2014 2:28 AM EDT2014-09-27 06:28:45 GMT
    South Shelby had a seven-point early lead in the fourth quarter, but Macon rallied with two touchdowns to upend South Shelby 28-21 Friday night in a Clarence Cannon Conference game in Shelbina, Mo.
    South Shelby had a seven-point early lead in the fourth quarter, but Macon rallied with two touchdowns to upend South Shelby 28-21 Friday night in a Clarence Cannon Conference game in Shelbina, Mo.
  • QND rushing attack, defense lead way to win

    QND rushing attack, defense lead way to win

    Saturday, September 27 2014 2:22 AM EDT2014-09-27 06:22:52 GMT
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Quincy Notre Dame's offensive line continued to improve, and Daylin Anders took advantage, finishing with four touchdowns and 247 yards rushing as the Raiders beat West Hancock 34-6 on Friday night at...
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Quincy Notre Dame's offensive line continued to improve, and Daylin Anders took advantage, finishing with four touchdowns and 247 yards rushing as the Raiders beat West Hancock 34-6 on Friday night at...
  • Illinois Football Roundup: Ard racks up big night in Chargers' win

    Illinois Football Roundup: Ard racks up big night in Chargers' win

    Saturday, September 27 2014 2:22 AM EDT2014-09-27 06:22:51 GMT
    Nolan Ard ran for three touchdowns and an 82-yard kickoff return to lead the Illini West football team to a 50-7 drubbing of Macomb Friday night in Carthage, Ill. Ard scored on runs of 1, 17 and 21 yards, his first coming with 5 minutes, 14 seconds left in the first quarter. Ard also reached the end zone in the second and fourth quarters.

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  • Blue Devils stonewall Pioneers, take control of Western Big Six Conference title chase

    Blue Devils stonewall Pioneers, take control of Western Big Six Conference title chase

    Saturday, September 27 2014 2:19 AM EDT2014-09-27 06:19:27 GMT
    Logan Lovelace understood the importance of the tackle he made to preserve the Quincy High School football team's slim lead Friday night.  Blue Devils coach Rick Little knows just how much bigger it could be. In both respects, it was enormous.

    Logan Lovelace understood the importance of the tackle he made to preserve the Quincy High School football team's slim lead Friday night.  Blue Devils coach Rick Little knows just how much bigger it could be. In both respects, it was enormous.

  • Lady Hawks get back on track with 3-0 home win

    Lady Hawks get back on track with 3-0 home win

    Saturday, September 27 2014 2:08 AM EDT2014-09-27 06:08:45 GMT
    After dropping two of their last three games, Taylor Lindwedel and the Quincy University women's soccer team wanted to get back to their winning ways. "I think this week has been hard," Lindwedel said. "Having hard...
    After dropping two of their last three games, Taylor Lindwedel and the Quincy University women's soccer team wanted to get back to their winning ways. "I think this week has been hard," Lindwedel said. "Having hard...
  • Hawks extend strong start with 4-0 win

    Hawks extend strong start with 4-0 win

    Saturday, September 27 2014 1:30 AM EDT2014-09-27 05:30:15 GMT
    Drew Duncan knows the Quincy University men's soccer team has a nice start going to their season. He also remembers a similar start two years ago. "Two years ago we started something like this, and we ended up the...
    Drew Duncan knows the Quincy University men's soccer team has a nice start going to their season. He also remembers a similar start two years ago. "Two years ago we started something like this, and we ended up the...
  • Hannibal sets tone early, rolls to NCMC victory

    Hannibal sets tone early, rolls to NCMC victory

    Saturday, September 27 2014 1:22 AM EDT2014-09-27 05:22:25 GMT
    FULTON, Mo. -- The Hannibal football team set the tone early in its North Central Missouri Conference road game Friday night. The Pirates marched down the field on the opening drive to take an early lead. Hannibal followed that by forcing the Hornets to a three-and-out on their first possession and answered with another scoring drive.
    FULTON, Mo. -- The Hannibal football team set the tone early in its North Central Missouri Conference road game Friday night. The Pirates marched down the field on the opening drive to take an early lead. Hannibal followed that by forcing the Hornets to a three-and-out on their first possession and answered with another scoring drive.

  • College football preview: Haskell Indian Nations at Quincy University

    College football preview: Haskell Indian Nations at Quincy University

    Friday, September 26 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-09-27 03:55:50 GMT
    HASKELL AT QU When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Flinn Stadium Radio: ESPN 1440 AM Records: Haskell -- 0-4 (0-0 ). QU -- 1-2 (0-1 Great Lakes Valley Conference). Coaches: Haskell -- Rich Brewer (2-11 at Haskell,...
    HASKELL AT QU When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Flinn Stadium Radio: ESPN 1440 AM Records: Haskell -- 0-4 (0-0 ). QU -- 1-2 (0-1 Great Lakes Valley Conference). Coaches: Haskell -- Rich Brewer (2-11 at Haskell,...
  • College football preview: MidAmerica Nazarene at Culver-Stockton

    College football preview: MidAmerica Nazarene at Culver-Stockton

    Friday, September 26 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-09-27 03:43:08 GMT
    MIDAMERICA NAZARENE AT C-SC When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: NX Level Field, Ellison Poulton Stadium, Canton, Mo. Radio: KCSW 97.1 FM Records: MidAmerica Nazarene -- 2-0 (1-0 Heart of America Athletic Conference)....
    MIDAMERICA NAZARENE AT C-SC When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: NX Level Field, Ellison Poulton Stadium, Canton, Mo. Radio: KCSW 97.1 FM Records: MidAmerica Nazarene -- 2-0 (1-0 Heart of America Athletic Conference)....
  • Area Roundup: Hannibal soccer reaping benefits of rare switch

    Area Roundup: Hannibal soccer reaping benefits of rare switch

    Friday, September 26 2014 11:40 PM EDT2014-09-27 03:40:54 GMT
    Hannibal boys soccer coach Eric Hill admits he doesn't tinker much with his offense. "I haven't changed the formation much in my 12 years with the program," Hill said. "But we are having success with it." But a switch to a 3-5-2 formation during Tuesday's 3-2 comeback victory against Missouri Military Academy bred success once again for the Pirates on Friday.

    Hannibal boys soccer coach Eric Hill admits he doesn't tinker much with his offense. "I haven't changed the formation much in my 12 years with the program," Hill said. "But we are having success with it." But a switch to a 3-5-2 formation during Tuesday's 3-2 comeback victory against Missouri Military Academy bred success once again for the Pirates on Friday.

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  • 2015 Westminster pack to include 2 new breeds

    2015 Westminster pack to include 2 new breeds

    A Hungarian hunting dog and a cheerful breed known as the "royal dog of Madagascar" will join the pack at the Westminster Kennel Club show next year.
    A Hungarian hunting dog and a cheerful breed known as the "royal dog of Madagascar" will join the pack at the Westminster Kennel Club show next year.
  • Training camp essential for NBA's new head coaches

    Training camp essential for NBA's new head coaches

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 1:23 PM EDT2014-09-30 17:23:52 GMT
    Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers made an impromptu visit to Steve Kerr's office last week and couldn't stop staring at the walls.
    Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers made an impromptu visit to Steve Kerr's office last week and couldn't stop staring at the walls.
  • NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized

    NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized

    Tuesday, September 30 2014 12:49 PM EDT2014-09-30 16:49:43 GMT
    Husain Abdullah knew before he even reached the end zone Monday night that he would drop to his knees in thankful prayer after intercepting Tom Brady in the fourth quarter of the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14...
    The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.
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