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  • Devilishly good soccer: Red Devils knock off Blue Devils in PK shootout

    Devilishly good soccer: Red Devils knock off Blue Devils in PK shootout

    Sunday, September 14 2014 2:07 AM EDT2014-09-14 06:07:23 GMT
    ST. LOUIS -- From the atmosphere to the quality of play, Quincy High School boys soccer coach Matt Longo couldn't have asked for a better day. He may have liked a better end result. The Blue Devils played Chaminade, the No. 1-ranked team...
    ST. LOUIS -- From the atmosphere to the quality of play, Quincy High School boys soccer coach Matt Longo couldn't have asked for a better day. He may have liked a better end result. The Blue Devils played Chaminade, the No. 1-ranked team...
  • Raiders erupt after slow start, beat Waterloo Gibault 4-1

    Raiders erupt after slow start, beat Waterloo Gibault 4-1

    Sunday, September 14 2014 2:07 AM EDT2014-09-14 06:07:22 GMT
    After a lethargic first half performance, Cole Hayes and the Quincy Notre Dame soccer team were in need of a spark. Aubrey Reis gave the Raiders that spark in the 43rd minute when he ripped a shot from the corner of the...
    After a lethargic first half performance, Cole Hayes and the Quincy Notre Dame soccer team were in need of a spark. Aubrey Reis gave the Raiders that spark in the 43rd minute when he ripped a shot from the corner of the...

QU men's basketball schedule chock full of home games

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Quincy University men's basketball fans are going to get a heavy dose of watching the Hawks this winter. QU released its 2014-15 schedule Monday, and the slate features 19 games at Pepsi Arena. The Hawks will play just two road games, outside of a No. 7 exhibition at Illinois, before January. More>>

QU football team tries to find positives from loss in home opener

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For the culture change inside the Quincy University football program to be complete, the reaction to Saturday's loss was needed. The Hawks walked away disappointed, not deflated. "There's a big difference in that," QU coach Tom Pajic said following the 31-14 loss to Northern Michigan in the home opener at Flinn Stadium...

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Area roundup: C-SC women's soccer team matches best start in program history

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The Culver-Stockton College women's soccer team is on a history-making pace. The Wildcats matched the best start in program history with Monday night's 1-0 victory over Doane College at Flinn Stadium in Quincy... More>>

QND volleyball starts fast, dominates Illini West

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A strong start and helped Quincy Notre Dame defeat Illini West 25-7, 25-13 at the Pit Monday evening. The Lady Raiders used a 15-5 run to start the first set, which allowed them to settle into their game.

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Prep Notebook: Liberty cross country reaping early success

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Losing four key runners from last season hasn't slowed the Liberty boys cross country team. It was evident in the Eagles' victory at the Porta Invitational last weekend. "It was our goal to win the event,"... More>>

Last lap heroics earn late model, modified track crowns

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Showdown Sunday was everything it was supposed to be. Both the late model and modified track championships at Quincy Raceways were not decided until the final lap of the final points features of the season. Mark... More>>

Lady Hawks leave their Mark on weekend sweep of GLVC games

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Haylye Markway knows as a defensive midfielder her opportunities to score are limited. So when the junior on the Quincy University women's soccer team has an opportunity, she better capitalize on it. During... More>>

Hawks put firepower on display in GLVC shutout of Prairie Stars

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Jordan Roberts knows what the Quincy University men's soccer team is capable of doing. "If we get chances, we're going to get at least two or three goals a game," the senior forward said. Sunday, the... More>>

Lewis defense stifles QU volleyball team's attack

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The Quincy University women's volleyball team struggled to find an offensive rhythm against Lewis Saturday afternoon. It wasn't because the Hawks weren't swinging. The Flyers were just digging. Lewis... More>>

Prep softball roundup: Highland captures title at Elsberry

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The Highland softball team extended its winning streak to five straight games by winning the Elsberry Tournament championship with a 6-5, come-from-behind victory over Fort Zumwalt East Saturday at Elsberry, Mo. Avery Johnson led off the bottom of the seventh inning with a triple. The next two Lady Cougars batters...
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Freshman quarterback helps Wildcats light up scoreboard in non-conference rout

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CANTON, Mo. -- Chris Swingle's first career start is going to be tough to top. Not just by him, but by any quarterback to follow. The Culver-Stockton College freshman quarterback engineered a 57-7 victory over... More>>

Prep roundup: Raiders dominate field at Alton Marquette Invitational

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The Quincy Notre Dame boys golf team placed four golfers among the top 10 to win the Alton Marquette Invitational at Lockhaven Country Club in Godfrey, Ill. The Raiders shot 311 to outdistance second-place Marquette which turned in a 320...

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Second-half surge carries WIU to victory at Hanson Field

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MACOMB, Ill. -- Before traveling to take on another Big Ten Conference foe, the Western Illinois University football team showed how dangerous it can be against someone its own size. Leathernecks quarterback Trenton Norvell tossed one touchdown pass and rushed for another score as WIU rolled to a 38-13 victory...
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QHS volleyball team finishes second in North Scott Tournament

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ELDRIDGE, Iowa -- The Quincy High School volleyball team came up short against Bettendorf (Iowa) 23-25, 25-16, 15-13 in the championship match of the North Scott Tournament. The Blue Devils rolled through pool play and the semifinal match, setting up the title match...
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Hawks' offense overwhelms Southern Indiana

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The Quincy University men's soccer team knows that they can put up goals in a hurry. "We gameplan very aggressively," senior forward Jordan Roberts said. "We know that we are going to find a way to score goals." ... More>>

Lady Hawks find balance in GLVC opener

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Ashley Burton knows that it would have been easy for the Quincy University women's soccer team to collapse after opening the season Sept. 5 with a 4-0 loss to defending national champion Grand Valley State. The loss... More>>

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  • College roundup: C-SC volleyball opens tourney with pair of victories

    College roundup: C-SC volleyball opens tourney with pair of victories

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:41 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:41:17 GMT
    The Culver-Stockton College women's volleyball team ran its winning streak to five games by opening the Illinois College Tournament with a pair of victories. The Wildcats beat Rockford College 25-14, 25-21, 25-6 and Anderson College 25-23, 25-15, 25-20 Friday in Jacksonville, Ill...
    The Culver-Stockton College women's volleyball team ran its winning streak to five games by opening the Illinois College Tournament with a pair of victories. The Wildcats beat Rockford College 25-14, 25-21, 25-6 and Anderson College 25-23, 25-15, 25-20 Friday in Jacksonville, Ill...

  • Prep roundup: QHS boys solid in opening round at Mattoon Invitational

    Prep roundup: QHS boys solid in opening round at Mattoon Invitational

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:38 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:38:09 GMT
    The Quincy High School boys golf team finds itself in the middle of a 19-team pack at the Mattoon Invitational following an opening-round score of 333.
    The Quincy High School boys golf team finds itself in the middle of a 19-team pack at the Mattoon Invitational following an opening-round score of 333.
  • FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: West Hancock falls in double overtime to Macomb

    FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: West Hancock falls in double overtime to Macomb

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:35:33 GMT
    West Hancock missed a two-point conversion in the second overtime, allowing Macomb to grab a 21-20 victory on an extra point on the following possession in Hamilton, Ill.
    West Hancock missed a two-point conversion in the second overtime, allowing Macomb to grab a 21-20 victory on an extra point on the following possession in Hamilton, Ill.
  • College football preview: Saint Mary at Culver-Stockton

    College football preview: Saint Mary at Culver-Stockton

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:35:26 GMT
    Making a little history: If the Wildcats put together back-to-back victories -- they opened the season with a 41-14 victory over MacMurray -- it will mark the first time since 2001 that they opened a season 2-0. C-SC went on to finish 6-5 in 2001...
    Making a little history: If the Wildcats put together back-to-back victories -- they opened the season with a 41-14 victory over MacMurray -- it will mark the first time since 2001 that they opened a season 2-0. C-SC went on to finish 6-5 in 2001...
  • College football preview: Northern Michigan at Quincy

    College football preview: Northern Michigan at Quincy

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:33 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:33:42 GMT
    Share the air: QU quarterback Nick Lonergan earned GLVC Offensive Player of the Week honors following a steady performance against Lindenwood-Belleville in which he completed 17 of 27 passes for 231 yards and three touchdowns. What set his performance apart was how he got everyone involved...
    Share the air: QU quarterback Nick Lonergan earned GLVC Offensive Player of the Week honors following a steady performance against Lindenwood-Belleville in which he completed 17 of 27 passes for 231 yards and three touchdowns. What set his performance apart was how he got everyone involved...
  • Blue Devils scratch out victory at home over Rocks

    Blue Devils scratch out victory at home over Rocks

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:31 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:31:29 GMT
    With a 14-13 lead with 2 minutes, 41 seconds to play and facing a third down and 10 on their own 30-yard line, Quincy running back Bryce Unmisig and the Blue Devils refused to panic. "We're at home," Unmisig said....
    With a 14-13 lead with 2 minutes, 41 seconds to play and facing a third down and 10 on their own 30-yard line, Quincy running back Bryce Unmisig and the Blue Devils refused to panic. "We're at home," Unmisig said....
  • Pirates' fourth-quarter flurry leads to remarkable come-from-behind victory

    Pirates' fourth-quarter flurry leads to remarkable come-from-behind victory

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:31 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:31:08 GMT
    MEXICO, Mo. — Hannibal football coach Mark St. Clair didn't like the vibe he was getting from the Pirates at halftime Friday night. "Their body language was not good," St. Clair said.  Their energy level was worse. "We weren't playing with any energy," St. Clair said...
    MEXICO, Mo. — Hannibal football coach Mark St. Clair didn't like the vibe he was getting from the Pirates at halftime Friday night. "Their body language was not good," St. Clair said.  Their energy level was worse. "We weren't playing with any energy," St. Clair said...

  • Bivens boots Central past Illini West with overtime field goal

    Bivens boots Central past Illini West with overtime field goal

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:24 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:24:38 GMT
    CAMP POINT, Ill. — Bobby Keltz's message to Brody Bivens was simple as the two jogged onto the field Friday night for a field goal attempt in overtime. "It's your turn to be the hero," Keltz said to the Central kicker.  Lining up on the left hash, Bivens drilled a 20-yard field goal...
    CAMP POINT, Ill. — Bobby Keltz's message to Brody Bivens was simple as the two jogged onto the field Friday night for a field goal attempt in overtime. "It's your turn to be the hero," Keltz said to the Central kicker.  Lining up on the left hash, Bivens drilled a 20-yard field goal...
  • Raiders find their rhythm, christen new turf field with overwhelming victory

    Raiders find their rhythm, christen new turf field with overwhelming victory

    Saturday, September 13 2014 12:47 AM EDT2014-09-13 04:47:52 GMT
    There was no rain, no lightning and no worries. That's exactly the way the Quincy Notre Dame football players wanted it. Playing their first game on the new artificial turf surface at Advance Physical Therapy Field, the Raiders found the rhythm Mother Nature previously had denied them.
    There was no rain, no lightning and no worries. That's exactly the way the Quincy Notre Dame football players wanted it. Playing their first game on the new artificial turf surface at Advance Physical Therapy Field, the Raiders found the rhythm Mother Nature previously had denied them.
  • Five-run first pushes Highland to Clarence Cannon Conference road victory

    Five-run first pushes Highland to Clarence Cannon Conference road victory

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:08:47 GMT
    With temperatures dipping into the 50s Thursday night, Highland softball pitcher Dana Flanagan admitted it was difficult to stay warm. "It was hard on my hands, especially my finger tips," Flanagan said. "It took a little longer to warm up tonight. It was the first time I'd had to worry about that this season." By the time Flanagan stepped in the pitching circle, her team had spotted her a five-run lead against Clark County.
    With temperatures dipping into the 50s Thursday night, Highland softball pitcher Dana Flanagan admitted it was difficult to stay warm. "It was hard on my hands, especially my finger tips," Flanagan said. "It took a little longer to warm up tonight. It was the first time I'd had to worry about that this season." By the time Flanagan stepped in the pitching circle, her team had spotted her a five-run lead against Clark County.
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  • SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Painter comes through in eighth for Monroe City

    SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Painter comes through in eighth for Monroe City

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:55 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:55:49 GMT
    When Kelby Painter came to the plate with Thursday's game knotted at 5 in the eighth inning, Monroe City softball coach Melissa Chinn had an inkling what might happen. "She was due," Chinn said. "She's been hitting the ball well all season, (but) she hadn't hit the well in that game." Painter ripped leadoff a triple and scored on Caitlin Kendrick's sacrifice fly as the Lady Panthers beat South Shelby 6-5 in Shelbina. Mo.

    When Kelby Painter came to the plate with Thursday's game knotted at 5 in the eighth inning, Monroe City softball coach Melissa Chinn had an inkling what might happen. "She was due," Chinn said. "She's been hitting the ball well all season, (but) she hadn't hit the well in that game." Painter ripped leadoff a triple and scored on Caitlin Kendrick's sacrifice fly as the Lady Panthers beat South Shelby 6-5 in Shelbina. Mo.

  • AREA ROUNDUP: Stanford's 16 kills help Payson Seymour knock Southeastern from unbeaten ranks

    AREA ROUNDUP: Stanford's 16 kills help Payson Seymour knock Southeastern from unbeaten ranks

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:52:40 GMT
    Josie Stanford had 16 kills as Payson Seymour handing Southeastern its first loss Thursday night in a 25-15, 19-25, 25-16 victory. "We came out strong early on and had confidence," Payson coach Rita Speckhart said. "But the key was how we stood together after that second set."
    Josie Stanford had 16 kills as Payson Seymour handing Southeastern its first loss Thursday night in a 25-15, 19-25, 25-16 victory. "We came out strong early on and had confidence," Payson coach Rita Speckhart said. "But the key was how we stood together after that second set."

  • McVey resigns as Culver-Stockton College athletic director

    McVey resigns as Culver-Stockton College athletic director

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-09-12 15:39:25 GMT
    Greg McVey tendered his resignation as Culver-Stockton College's athletic director Thursday effective immediately, citing personal reasons and the desire to devote more time to his family as the primary reasons for the sudden departure.
    Greg McVey deflects any credit thrown his direction for the overhaul and subsequent success of the Culver-Stockton College athletic department since he became the school's athletic director in 2010. “I'm just a small part of it,” he said. “We have a great staff who is making our success possible.” McVey tendered his resignation Thursday effective immediately, citing personal reasons and the desire to devote more time to his family as the primary reasons for the sudden departure.
  • Nokes' header gives QHS victory over QND in nick of time

    Nokes' header gives QHS victory over QND in nick of time

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:57 AM EDT2014-09-12 04:57:42 GMT
    No one could be certain the Quincy High School boys soccer team had enough time to set up and execute a corner kick before the clock ran out in the second overtime Thursday night. The only thing the Blue Devils knew was time was ticking away...
    No one could be certain the Quincy High School boys soccer team had enough time to set up and execute a corner kick before the clock ran out in the second overtime Thursday night. The only thing the Blue Devils knew was time was ticking away...

  • Prep football preview: St. Louis Vashon at QND

    Prep football preview: St. Louis Vashon at QND

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:36 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:36:24 GMT
    VASHON AT QND When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Quincy Notre Dame Radio: ESPN 1440 AM, WTAD 930 AM Records: Vashon -- 1-2 (1-1 St. Louis Public High League). QND -- 1-1 (0-0 West Central Conference). Coaches: Vashon --...
    VASHON AT QND When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Quincy Notre Dame Radio: ESPN 1440 AM, WTAD 930 AM Records: Vashon -- 1-2 (1-1 St. Louis Public High League). QND -- 1-1 (0-0 West Central Conference). Coaches: Vashon --...
  • Prep football preview: Hannibal at Mexico

    Prep football preview: Hannibal at Mexico

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:34 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:34:39 GMT
    HANNIBAL AT MEXICO When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Mexico, Mo. Radio: KHMOradio.com, KDBL 96.9 FM Records: Hannibal -- 2-1 (1-0 North Central Missouri Conference). Mexico -- 2-1 (1-0 NCMC) Coaches: Hannibal -- Mark...
    HANNIBAL AT MEXICO When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Mexico, Mo. Radio: KHMOradio.com, KDBL 96.9 FM Records: Hannibal -- 2-1 (1-0 North Central Missouri Conference). Mexico -- 2-1 (1-0 NCMC) Coaches: Hannibal -- Mark...
  • Prep football preview: Rock Island at QHS

    Prep football preview: Rock Island at QHS

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:30 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:30:53 GMT
    ROCK ISLAND AT QHS When: 7:30 p.m. Friday Where: Flinn Stadium Radio: WQCY 103.9 FM Records: Rock Island -- 1-1 (0-0 Western Big Six Conference). QHS -- 1-1 (1-0 WB6) Coaches: Rock Island -- Bryan Stortz (17-6...
    ROCK ISLAND AT QHS When: 7:30 p.m. Friday Where: Flinn Stadium Radio: WQCY 103.9 FM Records: Rock Island -- 1-1 (0-0 Western Big Six Conference). QHS -- 1-1 (1-0 WB6) Coaches: Rock Island -- Bryan Stortz (17-6...
  • State-ranked showdown: Central, Illini West renew acquaintances on gridiron

    State-ranked showdown: Central, Illini West renew acquaintances on gridiron

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:24 PM EDT2014-09-11 16:24:27 GMT
    Central football coach Brad Dixon has a poster hanging on the wall outside his classroom detailing the Panthers' recent success. It lists scoring averages, player awards and victory totals. It also denotes the...
    Central football coach Brad Dixon has a poster hanging on the wall outside his classroom detailing the Panthers' recent success. It lists scoring averages, player awards and victory totals. It also denotes the...
  • Prep football notebook: Clark County's first victory comes from flawless defensive plan

    Prep football notebook: Clark County's first victory comes from flawless defensive plan

    Thursday, September 11 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-09-11 15:32:34 GMT
    Clark County has half the roster size as Macon, but that didn't faze the Indians in getting the first victory of the season. All it took was a simple defensive game plan against the pass-oriented Tigers to get the...
    Clark County has half the roster size as Macon, but that didn't faze the Indians in getting the first victory of the season. All it took was a simple defensive game plan against the pass-oriented Tigers to get the...
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  • This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the screen debut of "Field of Dreams." Which is your favorite baseball movie?

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    Bull Durham
    10%
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    Field of Dreams
    22%
    137 votes
    The Natural
    12%
    72 votes
    Bang the Drum Slowly
    1%
    8 votes
    Pride of the Yankees
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    30 votes
    The Rookie
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    33 votes
    Major League
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    68 votes
    The Sandlot
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    126 votes
    A League of Their Own
    11%
    67 votes
    Eight Men Out
    3%
    21 votes
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