St. Clair exhibits Hall of Fame credentials in every regard
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St. Clair exhibits Hall of Fame credentials in every regard

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- It was about an hour prior to kickoff and a few of the Hannibal football players were stretching on the field while others were in the locker room going through pregame preparations. The coaches were on the sideline testing...

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Patience leads to historic season for Hawks
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Patience leads to historic season for Hawks

QUINCY -- Marty Bell stayed patient and confident. He hoped everyone else would, too. Three straight losing seasons and three consecutive losses to open the 2015-16 season had fans and critics questioning the direction the Quincy University...

Beyond the Boxscore: Hinton comes through as Hawks battle foul trouble
Men's College Basketball

Beyond the Boxscore: Hinton comes through as Hawks battle foul trouble

LOUISVILLE -- The fouls kept accumulating at a rapid rate. So did the trouble that accompanied them. Quincy University senior forward Evan McGaughey was the first to sit Saturday night, going to the bench with two fouls after only 6 minutes, 53 seconds...

Parents help Hawks create family environment
Men's College Basketball

Parents help Hawks create family environment

LOUISVILLE -- The miles vary as do the methods of travel, but no matter how they get there or how long it takes, the parents of the Quincy University men's basketball players refuse to be left behind. It's the kind of constant support that has pushed...

Seniors bring proper perspective to QU's historic season
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Seniors bring proper perspective to QU's historic season

They never felt old or out of place. They only saw themselves as well prepared. Then the Quincy University men's basketball team traveled to Fayette, Iowa, for its first true road game of the season against Upper Iowa and the reality this team...

Hawks looking for another opportunity to play with purpose
Men's College Basketball

Hawks looking for another opportunity to play with purpose

Pinpointing the reason for the Quincy University men's basketball team's second-half demise in Thursday night's loss to Lewis is quite simple. The defense disappeared. Why that happened isn't so easily answered. Was it a lack of urgency...

Blue Devils looking to get back in right frame of mind
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Blue Devils looking to get back in right frame of mind

There isn't much for the Quincy High School boys basketball players to do other than this: Relax, regroup, refocus. Failure to do that could turn one loss into an unsightly ending. The Blue Devils had a 28-game home winning streak snapped last Friday...

Hawks chasing history along with GLVC division crown
Men's College Basketball

Hawks chasing history along with GLVC division crown

As history beckons, the Quincy University men's basketball team can't ignore it. The Hawks can't dwell on it either. Thursday night, the Hawks have the opportunity to win the Great Lakes Valley Conference West Division, which would be their first...

Supporters ready to follow Mustangs in pursuit of more glory
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Supporters ready to follow Mustangs in pursuit of more glory

One of the first things the Unity administration did Tuesday morning was cancel classes Friday in order to allow students, teachers, parents and fans the opportunity to flood Redbird Arena with support for the girls basketball team. One of the first things all of them did Wednesday morning was get out a map. Redbird Arena won't be the only stop the Mustang caravan makes this weekend.

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Blue Devils realize milestone delay won't diminish their accomplishments

Garrett Gadeke began tracking the Quincy High School boys basketball program's number of all-time victories during his sophomore season in hopes he and his teammates could be part of a milestone moment. He figured the Blue Devils would be close...