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Polak's timely hitting leads Illinois to sweep in Senior Softball Salute


QUINCY — Jennie Polak couldn't remember the last time she didn't start a softball game, let alone hit ninth in the batting order. "Probably freshman year, maybe," Polak said. "Like once. It's been a long time. I think I started every high school game." But that's where the former Quincy Notre Dame standout... More>>

Halfway there: Wietholder moves into points lead while looking for first modified track title


QUINCY — The immediate sparkle in Dave Wietholder's eye when told of the news made Sunday night even more special for the veteran dirt-track driver. After winning his first modified feature of the season, Wietholder was informed he had also moved into the series points lead heading into the second half of the season... More>>

Quincy American Legion Post 37 baseball team wins Moline tournament


MOLINE, Ill. — The Quincy American Legion Post 37 baseball team used solid pitching to reach the championship game of the Moline Post 246 Tournament. It used power to win the title Sunday afternoon at Moline High School. Hunter Wienhoff's three-run home run to left field... More>>

Gems feeling stranded heading into Prospect League all-star break


QUINCY — It hasn't taken long for the Quincy Gems to find themselves in an uphill battle. Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Springfield Sliders at QU Stadium sends the Gems into the Prospect League all-star break trailing the Danville Dans by four games in the West Division... More>>

Ninth-inning rally falls short for Cavemen



Solid pitching outing leads Gems to victory


QUINCY -- Kade Granier's high school buddies picked a great weekend to make the 12-hour trip to Quincy. Granier made sure their visit was worthwhile. The Destrehan, La., native and freshman from Southeastern... More>>

Gems' Simmons carries on friend's spirit through baseball


Every time Chase Simmons dresses for a baseball game, he's reminded of a close friend. More>>

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