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Sandlot takes second place in St. Louis tournament

ST. LOUIS The Sandlot takes second in St. Louis event The Sandlot, an under-17 baseball team with players from West-Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri, took second place in the Gametime Summer Showdown on July 21-22. The Sandlot opened with a 12-4 vi

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Illinois displays potent offense to beat Missouri in all-star game
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Illinois displays potent offense to beat Missouri in all-star game

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The adrenalin flowing through Alex Harbin during his first at-bat Saturday night made for a poor plate appearance. The Quincy High School graduate wanted to send a baseball over the Clemens Field fences, but instead he struck out...

Pitch and catch: Porter, Gooding create bond as battery mates
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Pitch and catch: Porter, Gooding create bond as battery mates

CARTHAGE, Ill. Jackson Porter's mom was afraid her son, Jackson, and Kennedy Gooding being roommates in college would be a bad idea. The Illini West graduates have played baseball together every summer since fifth grade...

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Post 37 bows out of district tournament

PEORIA, Ill. -- A five-run first inning propelled the Canton American Legion Post 16 baseball team to a 12-3 victory over Quincy Post 37 in the loser's bracket of the 15th district tournament Thursday at Richwoods High School.

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Post 37 loses lead late in district opener

PEORIA, Ill. -- The Bartonville Post 979 American Legion baseball team scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth inning Wednesday to edge Quincy Post 37 5-4 in the opening round of the six-team 15th District tournament at Richwoods High School.

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Kunzeman helps Post 37 wriggle out of jam

CANTON, Ill. -- Clinging to a one-run lead with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning Thursday, Tucker Kunzeman was asked to put out the fire. With one pitch, he did. Kunzeman got Canton Post 16's Trey Passmore to pop out...

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Post 37 baseball team loses two pool games in tournament

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- The Quincy American Legion Post 37 baseball team lost its final two pool games Friday in the 30th annual Post 499 Fike Wood Bat Invitational. Post 37 lost to Elsberry (Mo.) Post 226 7-2 before falling to Rod's As...

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Kunzeman tosses one-hitter as Post 37 opens with victory

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. -- Tucker Kunzeman gave the Quincy American Legion Post 37 baseball team's offense all the time it needed to come alive. In the sixth inning, it finally did. Post 37 exploded for six runs in the bottom of the sixth inning...

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Nierman sets stage for Post 37 to win another tourney game

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- The Quincy American Legion Post 37 baseball team wasted no time taking control of Thursday's pool play game at the 30th annual Post 499 Fike Wood Bat Invitational. It never lost control either. Post 37 turned Brady Nierman's single...

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Post 37 Junior Legion tops New Berlin

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. -- The Quincy Post 37 Junior Legion baseball team defeated New Berlin 4-2 in the Jacksonville Summer Prep League Wednesday night. Post 37 scored three runs in the bottom of the third inning that turned a one-run deficit into a 3-1 lead.