Crosstown showdown can be beautifully chaotic
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Crosstown showdown can be beautifully chaotic

Rick Little will tell you he doesn't wear a headset on the sidelines because he trusts his assistant coaches. And truthfully, he does. But the final minute Friday night revealed the real reason he doesn't have direct communication with the coaches...

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One word can define impact, legacy of Houchins
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One word can define impact, legacy of Houchins

If a picture is worth a thousand words, could the reverse be true? I wondered that Sunday night. Every post I saw on Facebook and Twitter about the passing of Josh Houchins, the 36-year-old host of WGEM SportsCenter who died Sunday afternoon, included...

Hawks finding common ground, building camaraderie
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Hawks finding common ground, building camaraderie

A single shared philosophy kept the Quincy University men's basketball players sane last winter when the pursuit of an NCAA Tournament berth and the grind of a long season made them want to get away from the game. Bowlers bowl.

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Beyond the Boxscore: Harris' carries limited by knee injury

The Quincy University football team's first trip to the red zone Saturday night produced a touchdown. It produced a little bit a worry, too. On a first down play from the William Jewell 24-yard line, senior tailback Chris Harris ended up face down...

Beyond the Boxscore: QND's Anderson atones for getting in the way
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Beyond the Boxscore: QND's Anderson atones for getting in the way

Seth Anderson happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. That hasn't happened often to the Quincy Notre Dame freshman. Eight minutes into Wednesday night's game against the Quincy High School boys soccer team, QND's Mitchell Murphy played...

Beyond the Boxscore: Barrett enjoys many happy returns
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Beyond the Boxscore: Barrett enjoys many happy returns

Although it had been a while since Shane Barrett dashed his way through a defense, he knew he still had the skills. Saturday, he put them on display. Barrett, a junior who starts at safety for the Quincy University football team, turned in two big...

Reaching 60 is something to behold
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Reaching 60 is something to behold

Sports fans in general, and the want-to-know-everything, love-to-debate-and-argue fanatics in particular, share a passion for numbers. Heck, they create statistics just to strengthen their arguments. How else can you explain why anyone tracks...

Spraker's move to bullpen has nice ring to it
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Spraker's move to bullpen has nice ring to it

Gil Kim's reaction wasn't exactly what Graham Spraker had in mind. For a moment, it had him regretting the fact he spoke up. However, it might have been the best thing the former Quincy University right-handed pitcher could have done.

As spotlight grows, Brock humbly handles attention
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As spotlight grows, Brock humbly handles attention

For the last nine months, the attention Jirehl Brock has received from college football recruiters and fans has intensified. Friday might, it might have hit an apex. Well, at least until he does his next big thing. In the second half...

Beyond the Boxscore: Schoenenberger missing from QU attack
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Beyond the Boxscore: Schoenenberger missing from QU attack

Quincy University interim head football coach Gary Bass and his staff have a variety of issues to address in the upcoming in order to help the Hawks regain some rhythm offensively. At the top of the list likely will be how to get Owen Schoenenberger...