Bruce Bonness knows it's uncommon for a former college basketball coach to apply for a job at Highland High School. When former Culver-Stockton College men's basketball coach Jack Schrader applied for a Spanish teaching job, Bonness immediately wanted him
It's probably the biggest mismatch in the history of basketball in Quincy, but it didn't bother anybody. The Soviet Union women's national basketball team played a series of exhibition games during April 1976, and one of them was played in what was then k
High school basketball coaches across the state have many opinions about whether the shot clock should be added to the game, but they do seem to agree that if it is added, it will change how the game is played and coached. "It will speed up some of those teams that can't play that quick and handle that pressure," Quincy High School boys basketball coach Andy Douglas said. "The coaches will have to coach a little more," West Hancock boys basketball coach Reno Pinkston said.
Culver-Stockton College middle hitter Ammuniki Wood was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Men's NAIA All-America first team on Monday. Wood is the first All-America selection in the five-year history of the men's volleyball program ...
QUINCY -- Kurt Gibson was positive that the 30-second shot clock was coming to basketball in Illinois, if not this year then certainly next year. Gibson, associate executive director of the Illinois High School Association, said the shot clock narrowly mis
Blair Borrowman never expected to be faced with the prospect of having a college basketball coach other than Tony Francis. Then came the news Friday morning that Francis was resigning after eight seasons as the head women's basketball coach at Lindenwood,
Life these days for Jane Leggett Lampkin is quite a bit slower and more relaxed. She grew up in East Moline, and now at age 70, continues to maintain a home in the Quad Cities, now living in Moline. When the weather turns cold, she and her husband head to their winter home in Fort Myers, Fla.
QUINCY -- With only one senior graduating, Quincy University women's basketball coach Jeni Garber had a small wish list for the upcoming recruiting class. Those needs have increased. Garber confirmed seven players, including two starters, intend...
MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- At the end of every season, Brown County boys basketball coaching Jared Hoots meets with his staff to evaluate the season. They go over how they felt the season went, and what plans are in store for the next season. That also includ