Prep Boys Basketball

Boys Basketball Preview: Palmyra at QND

Inside the matchup: When Palmyra last defeated QND in 2013, it came into the game with a 5-0 record and a championship at the Monroe City Tournament. The Panthers crushed South Shelby 75-28 and Louisiana 78-48 to reach the final at Monroe City, and they d

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Two-Grand Masters: Blue Devils overwhelm Springfield for 2,000th all-time victory
Prep Boys Basketball

Two-Grand Masters: Blue Devils overwhelm Springfield for 2,000th all-time victory

QUINCY -- A momentous occasion deserves a memorable performance. Defensively, the Quincy High School boys basketball team delivered in that regard. "There's no doubt about it," Quincy coach Andy Douglas said. "Our defense was suffocating to say the least."

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QND has trouble handling ball on the road

BETHALTO, Ill. -- Quincy Notre Dame cut Bethalto Civic Memorial's lead to six points late in the third quarter but couldn't get any closer in a 64-46 loss Saturday afternoon. The Eagles made their first six 3-point attempts and led 20-10 after the first qu

Women's College Basketball

JWCC women fall to seventh-ranked Kirkwood

QUINCY -- It took a while for the Kirkwood women's basketball team to shake John Wood Community College Saturday afternoon. In the end, the Lady Blazers couldn't handle the Eagles' defensive intensity and drives to the basket. Kirkwood kept a double-digit

Prep Boys Basketball

Wilson scores 17 as Tigers cruise

CANTON, Mo. -- LaVion Wilson scored a game-high 17 points as the Canton boys basketball team beat Liberty 51-31 Saturday night. Wilson did all of his scoring from either inside the 3-point line or from the free-throw line. He had seven field goals and went

Prep Boys Basketball

Palmyra captures Monroe City tourney title

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- The Palmyra boys basketball team made 9 of 15 free throws in the fourth quarter to seal a 65-57 victory over Monroe City to clinch the 93rd annual Monroe City Tournament title Saturday. It's Palmyra's first tournament title since 2013.

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Bulldogs capture third place

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- The Louisiana boys basketball team overcame an overtime-forcing buzzer beater and a late overtime deficit to beat Mark Twain 59-58 in the third-place game of the Monroe City Tournament Saturday. The Bulldogs trailed 37-33 after three qu

Prep Girls Basketball

Panthers repeat as own tourney champs

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- The Monroe City girls basketball team held off South Shelby for a 54-48 victory to win the Monroe City Tournament title Saturday. The Panthers repeated as tournament champs and won their third title since 2012. Monroe City (5-0) took ad

Women's College Basketball

HLGU still searching for first win after loss to Stephens

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Hannibal-LaGrange University women's basketball team is still without a victory on the season after an 82-60 American Midwest Conference loss to Stephens College Saturday afternoon. The Trojans fall to 0-10 on the year and 0-5 in AMC p

Men's College Basketball

Wildcats overpowered by Yellowjackets

CANTON, Mo. -- The Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team had no answer for Graceland's hot shooting in a 97-75 Heart of America Athletic Conference loss Saturday at Charles Field House. Graceland (9-5, 3-0 Heart) shot 52.5 percent for the game, and