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Fine and dandy: Keating's return from knee injury is major boon for Lady Raiders

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QUINCY — Quenna Keating heard the question repeatedly when she returned to the basketball court for her senior season. "Are you OK?" The question came from Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball coach Kevin Meyer...

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SCHUCKMAN: Negro League historian's barnstorming tour sheds light on Monarchs' heyday

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HANNIBAL, Mo. — An award-winning author and renowned Negro League historian, Phil S. Davis wants to reach out to fans of all ages in hopes the legacy of Negro League ballplayers never fades. So he's doing what the... More>>

BIG REACTION: Hawks respond to getting smacked in the face, finish off third straight win with defense

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JWCC men open league schedule with upset victory

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QUINCY -- John Wood Community College guard Jordan Johnson wasted no time celebrating Brody Gronewold's first 3-pointer Saturday afternoon. The sophomore looked to the ceiling, raised his arms and let out a whoop. It gave the Trail Blazers their first lead 5 minutes, 43 seconds into the game. JWCC trailed only once briefly the rest of the game en route to a 91-78 victory over Parkland in the MidWest Athletic Conference opener at the Student Activity Center More>>

Cunningham delivers pick-me-up for Lady Hawks with game-winning shot

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QUINCY -- For most of the week, Maggie Cunningham hadn't been able to eat much. Chicken noodle soup and toast were the extent of it.

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Quincy can't get shots to fall in loss to Alton

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JWCC women fall to second-ranked Parkland

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QUINCY -- The way Parkland College played Saturday afternoon reminded Norm Rodriguez of what his feels his John Wood Community College women's basketball team is capable of doing. More>>

Raiders' second-half effort could be sign of better days ahead

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JERSEYVILLE, Ill. -- Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball coach Bob Sheffield hopes Saturday's 54-44 loss to Cahokia becomes the point where he starts to see the Raiders truly mature. More>>

TONY LENZINI BOYS: Canton tops Palmyra for to win third straight tournament title

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TONY LENZINI GIRLS: Late field goal lifts Palmyra to second straight tourney title

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Scotland County overcomes early foul trouble to capture tournament title

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SHELBYVILLE, Mo. -- The Scotland County girls basketball team found itself in foul trouble in the first quarter. Luckily, forward Chelsea Wood kept herself clear of any danger.

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Eagles rally to end title game frustration in North Shelby Tournament

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SHELBYVILLE, Mo. -- Noah Williams knew the mistakes the Knox County boys basketball team made in the first half were fixable. Knox County struggled to hit shots and make free throws in the first half while Scotland County raced to a 13-point lead early in the second quarter. The Eagles made just six shots from the floor and went 4 of 16 from the line in the first half.

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