Logsdon, Wosman earn all-state honors
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Logsdon, Wosman earn all-state honors

BLAND, Mo. -- Canton senior first baseman Lance Logsdon and Palmyra junior shortstop Nolan Wosman earned first-team all-state honors from the Missouri High School Baseball Coaches Association.

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Player of the Year: Wellman's miniscule ERA is one of best in state history
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Player of the Year: Wellman's miniscule ERA is one of best in state history

QUINCY -- Nick Schwartz understands how mind-bogglingly low Quincy Notre Dame right-hander Nick Wellman's earned run average was. "You sit back and you have to think, ‘Really?' just for a second," Schwartz said. And he knows better than anyone...

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All-Area Baseball: Second team and honorable mention

Second team Grant Plenge, C, Jr., Clark County Tommy Ray, 1B, Jr., Notre Dame Logan Voth, 2B, Jr., Unity Peyton Stegeman, SS, Jr., Notre Dame Avery Spilker, 3B, Sr., Liberty Matthew Schwiete, OF, Sr., Quincy Peyton Plunkett, OF, Sr., Palmyra Zeb Riney, OF

All-Area Baseball: First Team Profiles
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All-Area Baseball: First Team Profiles

Kennedy Gooding
C, Sr., Illini West The stats: Gooding had a solid season, hitting .361, but what will be remembered are the five home runs he hit in three postseason games. He finished with 12 home runs and a slugging percentage of .855. He drove in 34 r

Coach of the Year: John helps Eagles live up to their potential
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Coach of the Year: John helps Eagles live up to their potential

LIBERTY, Ill. -- Each conversation Brigham John had individually with the Liberty baseball players revealed a common thread. The Eagles had been told for years they had potential, and they were still holding onto that promise. John wanted them...

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Post 37 uses big first inning to top Hannibal

KINDERHOOK, Ill. -- The Quincy American Legion Post 37 baseball team scored the first seven runs against Hannibal Post 55 Thursday afternoon on the way to a 14-4 victory. Post 37 plated six runs in the bottom of the first inning as Brady Nierman led off wi

More numbers, no problems: Post 37 enjoying larger roster this summer
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More numbers, no problems: Post 37 enjoying larger roster this summer

QUINCY -- Low numbers kept the Quincy American Legion Post 37 baseball team from playing in the state tournament despite winning a district championship last summer. Post 37 coach Scott Nierman won't have that issue this season. Post 37 has 13 players on t

Sixth-inning collapse ends QND's season in sectional championship game
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Sixth-inning collapse ends QND's season in sectional championship game

PLEASANT PLAINS, Ill. -- One more out, and the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team was heading to the seventh inning needing just one run to keep its season alive. Two swings of the bat changed that plan. Pleasant Plains' Carter Weiters hit a two-run home run,

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Painter's fastball overwhelms QND hitters

PLEASANT PLAINS, Ill. -- A theme started to develop during the first three innings of Saturday's Class 2A Pleasant Plains Sectional championship game. The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team had a lot of swings and misses. The Raiders struggled to make contact

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Eagles pound out another victory, will play for sectional title

ABINGDON, Ill. -- The pressure of having to continue to win in the postseason hasn't impacted the Liberty baseball team just yet. "We're traveling everybody," Eagles coach Brigham John said. "The seniors are locked in. The freshmen are goofy...