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  • Hawks add backcourt depth by signing three guards to letters of intent

    Hawks add backcourt depth by signing three guards to letters of intent

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:00:16 GMT
    Quincy University men's basketball coach Marty Bell believes he has addressed the Hawks' most glaring need. He's given the backcourt depth through recruiting. The Hawks signed three guards to national letters of intent Thursday morning, landing a pair of junior college transfers and a St. Louis area high schooler who is considered a natural shooter...
    Quincy University men's basketball coach Marty Bell believes he has addressed the Hawks' most glaring need. He's given the backcourt depth through recruiting. The Hawks signed three guards to national letters of intent Thursday morning, landing a pair of junior college transfers and a St. Louis area high schooler who is considered a natural shooter...

Lady Raiders overwhelm Trailblazers with offensive onslaught

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Cassidy Foley wanted to create a dangerous situation with her cross, hoping one of her Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer teammates could capitalize with a goal. She created more havoc then she ever considered possible. The wind held up Foley's pass from 30 yards out... More>>

Area roundup: Ellis, Lady Tornadoes pull off great escape act

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Lynley Ellis needed just one out to escape what had become a precarious situation. A strikeout fit the bill. With runners on second and third and the Liberty softball team trailing Griggsville-Perry by a run in the bottom of the seventh Wednesday, Ellis struck out Madison Scott to preserve the Lady Tornadoes' 9-8 victory...

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Bulldogs sweep doubleheader as Hawks fail to create scoring opportunities

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — With an opportunity to earn a season split with Truman State, the Quincy University baseball team came up empty. The Hawks failed to get a runner into scoring position the final eight innings of a 6-5, 14-inning loss that allowed the Bulldogs to sweep...
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Prep baseball roundup: QND breaks tie with Pittsfield with sixth-inning eruption

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The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team snapped a 3-3 tie with seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning of a 10-4 victory over Pittsfield Wednesday afternoon at Ferd Niemann Jr. Memorial Ballfield. Adam Hutson doubled home Johnny Ray for the go-ahead run... More>>

Louisiana boys capitalize on field events to win Jerry Ball Relays

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CANTON, Mo. — Tristan Castiglia compared winning the field events to making free throws in basketball.  They aren't the marquee events, but they play a significant role in deciding which teams wins a track meet. "Everybody looks at the relays or the biggest events," the Louisiana athlete said... More>>

Highland girls edge out win at Jerry Ball Relays

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CANTON, Mo. -- When the final results of the Jerry Ball Relays were announced, the Highland girls track team's celebration could be heard in the press box. The Cougars won the Jerry Ball Relays at Ellison Poulton... More>>

Prep baseball roundup: Blue Devils undaunted by Chargers' early outburst

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A seven-run deficit after just an inning and a half could have been too much for the Quincy High School baseball team to overcome. That's if the Blue Devils weren't hitting.  Quincy answered Illini West's seven-run, second-inning outburst by scoring six runs in the bottom... More>>

Prep softball roundup: Titans knock Panthers from ranks of the unbeaten

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In a battle of unbeaten softball teams, West Hancock kept its unblemished record intact. Central did not. The Titans swept the West Central Conference doubleheader, winning 5-1 and 7-1 Tuesday afternoon in Camp Point, Ill...

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Area roundup: Adams and O'Connor team up to rally the Blue Devils to victory

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Down a set in a critical doubles match, Quincy High School's Collin Adams and Tom O'Connor battled back. The Blue Devils rallied for a 3-6, 7-5, 10-7 victory over Hannibal's Jacob Hammock and Austin Haynes at No. 1 doubles and help Quincy earn a 5-4 victory in Tuesday's dual... More>>

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  • Schuckman: WIU goes all in to make the Wright move for its men's basketball program

    Schuckman: WIU goes all in to make the Wright move for its men's basketball program

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:53:04 GMT
    MACOMB, Ill. — As Billy Wright described his general coaching philosophies, he turned his attention to the back of the Prairie Lounge inside the Western Illinois University Union where several of the WIU men's basketball players had gathered. "Our motto will be ‘All in,' " said Wright, who was formally introduced Tuesday as Jim Molinari's replacement and the 20th head coach in WIU history...
    MACOMB, Ill. — As Billy Wright described his general coaching philosophies, he turned his attention to the back of the Prairie Lounge inside the Western Illinois University Union where several of the WIU men's basketball players had gathered. "Our motto will be ‘All in,' " said Wright, who was formally introduced Tuesday as Jim Molinari's replacement and the 20th head coach in WIU history...
  • Blue Devils rally for two second-half goals, knock off Lady Pirates

    Blue Devils rally for two second-half goals, knock off Lady Pirates

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:54:09 GMT
    The Quincy High School girls soccer players and coaches pay close enough attention to the teams on the schedule to know what Hannibal has been doing. That's putting up a fight every night. "Our girls knew they'd played Quincy Notre Dame tough," said Blue Devils coach Travis Dinkheller, referencing QND's 1-0 victory over Hannibal last week. "We knew we'd have our hands full. So we had to do the little things right."
    The Quincy High School girls soccer players and coaches pay close enough attention to the teams on the schedule to know what Hannibal has been doing. That's putting up a fight every night. "Our girls knew they'd played Quincy Notre Dame tough," said Blue Devils coach Travis Dinkheller, referencing QND's 1-0 victory over Hannibal last week. "We knew we'd have our hands full. So we had to do the little things right."

  • WIU tabs former assistant coach Billy Wright to take over men's basketball program

    WIU tabs former assistant coach Billy Wright to take over men's basketball program

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:11:26 GMT
    MACOMB, Ill. — Western Illinois University didn't need a search committee to find its new men's basketball. WIU athletic director Tommy Bell didn't dawdle to replace Jim Molinari either. Four days after Molinari resigned to become an assistant coach at Nebraska, WIU announced it has hired former associate head coach Billy Wright as Molinari's replacement..
    MACOMB, Ill. — Western Illinois University didn't need a search committee to find its new men's basketball. WIU athletic director Tommy Bell didn't dawdle to replace Jim Molinari either. Four days after Molinari resigned to become an assistant coach at Nebraska, WIU announced it has hired former associate head coach Billy Wright as Molinari's replacement..

  • Highland wins Knox County Tournament

    Highland wins Knox County Tournament

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:22:09 GMT
    EDINA, Mo. -- The Highland baseball team put on an offensive play to capture the championship of the Knox County Tournament. The Cougars scored 35 runs and collected 38 hits in winning three games, including beating Marion County 12-8 in the championship ...

    EDINA, Mo. -- The Highland baseball team put on an offensive play to capture the championship of the Knox County Tournament. The Cougars scored 35 runs and collected 38 hits in winning three games, including beating Marion County 12-8 in the championship ...

  • Galesburg shells QHS for doubleheader sweep in WB6 opener

    Galesburg shells QHS for doubleheader sweep in WB6 opener

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:16:18 GMT
    Gabby Labre has carried the pitching load for the Quincy High School softball team this season. Galesburg used that to its advantage, wearing Labre down in the second game of Saturday's Western Big Six Conference...
    Gabby Labre has carried the pitching load for the Quincy High School softball team this season. Galesburg used that to its advantage, wearing Labre down in the second game of Saturday's Western Big Six Conference...
  • Spring game showcases how QU football team is moving in right direction

    Spring game showcases how QU football team is moving in right direction

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:13:31 GMT
    Ike Onike knows Saturday's spring game was important for the progression of the Quincy University football team. However, it's not the most important thing. "We're improving, but the summer grind is...
    Ike Onike knows Saturday's spring game was important for the progression of the Quincy University football team. However, it's not the most important thing. "We're improving, but the summer grind is...
  • College Baseball Roundup: QU can't complete weekend sweep

    College Baseball Roundup: QU can't complete weekend sweep

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:49:19 GMT
    For the second weekend in a row, the Quincy University baseball team missed out on a chance to sweep a weekend series. Saturday, the Hawks beat Missouri-St. Louis 11-2 before dropping the nightcap 2-1 in St. Louis, Mo. QU won the series 3-1 ...

    For the second weekend in a row, the Quincy University baseball team missed out on a chance to sweep a weekend series. Saturday, the Hawks beat Missouri-St. Louis 11-2 before dropping the nightcap 2-1 in St. Louis, Mo. QU won the series 3-1 ...

  • Area Roundup: One goal is enough for Hannibal to post NCMC road victory

    Area Roundup: One goal is enough for Hannibal to post NCMC road victory

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:42:21 GMT
    Hannibal girls soccer coach Eric Hill liked the way the Lady Pirates controlled possession during Saturday's North Central Missouri Conference game at Marshall. He only wishes they had finished just as well ...

    Hannibal girls soccer coach Eric Hill liked the way the Lady Pirates controlled possession during Saturday's North Central Missouri Conference game at Marshall. He only wishes they had finished just as well ...

  • Prep Softball Roundup: Wilson leads QND softball team to title

    Prep Softball Roundup: Wilson leads QND softball team to title

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:38:16 GMT
    Carly Wilson has found her groove. The Quincy Notre Dame freshman went 7 for 7, hit two doubles and three home runs and drove in seven runs during two games Saturday at the Beardstown Tournament ...

    Carly Wilson has found her groove. The Quincy Notre Dame freshman went 7 for 7, hit two doubles and three home runs and drove in seven runs during two games Saturday at the Beardstown Tournament ...

  • College Softball Roundup: Lady Hawks' hot bats earn doubleheader sweep

    College Softball Roundup: Lady Hawks' hot bats earn doubleheader sweep

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:35:53 GMT
    The Quincy University softball team's home run prowess continued Saturday. The Lady Hawks belted two home runs in the Great Lakes Valley Conference sweep of Southern Indiana, winning 3-2 and 8-1 at the Mart Heinen Softball Complex ...

    The Quincy University softball team's home run prowess continued Saturday. The Lady Hawks belted two home runs in the Great Lakes Valley Conference sweep of Southern Indiana, winning 3-2 and 8-1 at the Mart Heinen Softball Complex ...

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  • Blue Devils baseball splits with Galesburg

    Blue Devils baseball splits with Galesburg

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:33:23 GMT
    GALESBURG, Ill. -- The Quincy High School baseball team came alive during the second game of Saturday's Western Big Six Conference doubleheader against Galesburg. The result was a split with the Silver Streaks. After collecting only two hits in a 2-0 loss in Game 1, the Blue Devils had 10 hits in a 7-4 victory in the nightcap ...

    GALESBURG, Ill. -- The Quincy High School baseball team came alive during the second game of Saturday's Western Big Six Conference doubleheader against Galesburg. The result was a split with the Silver Streaks. After collecting only two hits in a 2-0 loss in Game 1, the Blue Devils had 10 hits in a 7-4 victory in the nightcap ...

  • Prep Baseball Roundup: Shorthanded Raiders sweep doubleheader

    Prep Baseball Roundup: Shorthanded Raiders sweep doubleheader

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:31:23 GMT
    The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team was shorthanded Saturday. It didn't stop the Raiders from sweeping a doubleheader on the road, beating Jacksonville 6-3 and 17-8 ....

    The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team was shorthanded Saturday. It didn't stop the Raiders from sweeping a doubleheader on the road, beating Jacksonville 6-3 and 17-8 ....

  • Failed bunt attempt dooms Clark County

    Failed bunt attempt dooms Clark County

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-04-12 05:04:34 GMT
    KAHOKA, Mo. -- Jerry Jerome knew Clark County would experience growing pains in its first season since 1973. The lack of experience cost the team in a 5-4 loss to Monroe City Friday evening. "We just couldn't get...
    KAHOKA, Mo. -- Jerry Jerome knew Clark County would experience growing pains in its first season since 1973. The lack of experience cost the team in a 5-4 loss to Monroe City Friday evening. "We just couldn't get...
  • Polak finishes Raiders' comeback with walk-off single

    Polak finishes Raiders' comeback with walk-off single

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-04-12 05:02:03 GMT
    Joey Polak could not stop running. No one on the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team could blame him. "It was just a good feeling," Polak said of his walk-off single in the Raiders' 11-10 win Friday over Columbia (Mo.)...
    Joey Polak could not stop running. No one on the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team could blame him. "It was just a good feeling," Polak said of his walk-off single in the Raiders' 11-10 win Friday over Columbia (Mo.)...
  • Area Roundup: QND softball team has eyes on tiltle tilt

    Area Roundup: QND softball team has eyes on tiltle tilt

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:54 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:54:40 GMT
    Quincy Notre Dame’s softball team is one victory away from playing for the championship after winning its first two games Friday in the Beardstown Tournament. The Lady Raiders were sluggish at the plate in a 5-1 victory over New Berlin. Their bats came alive during an 18-3, four-inning victory over Ashton-Franklin ...
    Quincy Notre Dame’s softball team is one victory away from playing for the championship after winning its first two games Friday in the Beardstown Tournament. The Lady Raiders were sluggish at the plate in a 5-1 victory over New Berlin. Their bats came alive during an 18-3, four-inning victory over Ashton-Franklin ...
  • QND doesn't stack up against Marquette

    QND doesn't stack up against Marquette

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:43 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:43:55 GMT
    ALTON, Ill. -- Alton Marquette's defense was too much for the Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team to handle Friday.  The result was the Lady Raiders' first loss of the season -- a 3-1 setback to the Explorers at Gordon Moore Park ...

    ALTON, Ill. -- Alton Marquette's defense was too much for the Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team to handle Friday.  The result was the Lady Raiders' first loss of the season -- a 3-1 setback to the Explorers at Gordon Moore Park ...

  • Prep Baseball Roundup: Hannibal capitalizes on opportunities to take win

    Prep Baseball Roundup: Hannibal capitalizes on opportunities to take win

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:40:01 GMT
    The Hannibal baseball team is learning how to make the most of its opportunities. The Pirates had only two hits but managed to beat Fulton 6-3 Friday afternoon at home to win a North Central Missouri Conference game ...

    The Hannibal baseball team is learning how to make the most of its opportunities. The Pirates had only two hits but managed to beat Fulton 6-3 Friday afternoon at home to win a North Central Missouri Conference game ...

  • College Roundup: Schultz leads JWCC softball to twinbill sweep

    College Roundup: Schultz leads JWCC softball to twinbill sweep

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:37 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:37:13 GMT
    A solid pitching performance in one game and a hot day at the plate in the other led the John Wood Community College softball team to a doubleheader sweep over Spoon River Friday as the Lady Blazers won 7-0 and 10-2.  In the first game, Julie Schultz struck out 15 and gave up three hits in the shutout victory ...

    A solid pitching performance in one game and a hot day at the plate in the other led the John Wood Community College softball team to a doubleheader sweep over Spoon River Friday as the Lady Blazers won 7-0 and 10-2.  In the first game, Julie Schultz struck out 15 and gave up three hits in the shutout victory ...

  • Racing Notebook: Early start planned for Quincy Raceways' season debut this Sunday

    Racing Notebook: Early start planned for Quincy Raceways' season debut this Sunday

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:32 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:32:35 GMT
    Quincy Raceways will try again Sunday to open its 40th anniversary season. And it will be trying to start that day earlier than usual. Earlier this week, track manager Ken Dobson moved the first green flag to 4 p.m. --...
    Quincy Raceways will try again Sunday to open its 40th anniversary season. And it will be trying to start that day earlier than usual. Earlier this week, track manager Ken Dobson moved the first green flag to 4 p.m. --...
  • Area Roundup: Davis' double completes Griggsville-Perry's comeback

    Area Roundup: Davis' double completes Griggsville-Perry's comeback

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:43 AM EDT2014-04-11 07:43:20 GMT
    Rachel Smith drove in two runs with a fifth-inning double to break a 6-6 tie and lift the Griggsville-Perry softball team to an 8-6 victory over West Central on Thursday afternoon. Facing a six-run deficit heading to the bottom of the fourth inning, the Lady Tornadoes responded in a big way. After Griggsville-Perry (8-5) loaded the bases with one out...
    Rachel Smith drove in two runs with a fifth-inning double to break a 6-6 tie and lift the Griggsville-Perry softball team to an 8-6 victory over West Central on Thursday afternoon. Facing a six-run deficit heading to the bottom of the fourth inning, the Lady Tornadoes responded in a big way. After Griggsville-Perry (8-5) loaded the bases with one out...
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  • Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

    Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:50 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:50:57 GMT
    In the first period, Ryan Miller looked like the goalie who limped home 0-5. For the final 80 minutes, 26 seconds, the St. Louis Blues saw the cool, confident backstop they acquired to make the deep playoff run...
    In the first period, Ryan Miller looked like the goalie who limped home 0-5. For the final 80 minutes, 26 seconds, the St. Louis Blues saw the cool, confident backstop they acquired to make the deep playoff run they've...
  • Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

    Clippers-Warriors series billed as must-see TV

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:21 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:21:14 GMT
    Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.
    Forget the Showtime Lakers or the Sacramento Kings of past decades.
  • Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

    Stastny leads Avs to 5-4 OT win over Wild

    Friday, April 18 2014 3:10 AM EDT2014-04-18 07:10:57 GMT
    Paul Stastny sweated out the trade deadline, wondering if his big, expiring contract and Colorado's desire to beef up its blue line might lead to his departure from Denver.
    Paul Stastny sweated out the trade deadline, wondering if his big, expiring contract and Colorado's desire to beef up its blue line might lead to his departure from Denver.
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