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...

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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...

Sunday Conversation with Mike Hellenthal
Men's College Basketball

Sunday Conversation with Mike Hellenthal

Mike Hellenthal had the best seat in the house for a couple of decades. He thinks he still does, as long as he stays in it. Hellenthal served as an assistant basketball coach at Quincy High School from 1974-1987, which allowed him to sit alongside...

Senior teammates show Meyer he'll never walk alone
Men's College Basketball

Senior teammates show Meyer he'll never walk alone

Grant Meyer tackled the moment with a smile. That nearly brought his teammates and everyone else to tears. Of the six seniors the Quincy University men's basketball team honored Saturday before the final home game of the season, Meyer was the only one...

QU's season saved by a fraction of a second
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QU's season saved by a fraction of a second

Marty Bell's angst didn't show. While the Quincy University men's basketball players nervously milled around on the Pepsi Arena floor late Thursday night waiting for the officials to review Joe Tagarelli's buzzer-beating shot, the veteran Hawks coach...

Beyond the Boxscore: Blue Devils' Smith confident in his shot
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Beyond the Boxscore: Blue Devils' Smith confident in his shot

Jaeden Smith's tenuous moments have passed. The sophomore guard is playing like a seasoned veteran, and it's benefitting the Quincy High School boys basketball team in a significant way. Saturday night, Smith made three 3-pointers...

History on Blue Devils's side in quest to stay in title hunt
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History on Blue Devils's side in quest to stay in title hunt

The win-it-to-stay-in-it scenario the Quincy High School boys basketball team is facing is nothing new. In fact, it's a situation in which the Blue Devils thrive. Quincy has shared four Western Big Six Conference championships since 2008...

Beyond the Boxscore: Meyer's defensive tenacity key to Hawks' victory
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Beyond the Boxscore: Meyer's defensive tenacity key to Hawks' victory

Grant Meyer's stat line didn't tell the story. His defensive performance did. Meyer, a senior guard on the Quuincy University men's basketball team, went scoreless in Saturday's 89-82 victory over Indianapolis in Great Lakes Valley Conference action...

Hawks with opportunity to make postseason statement
Men's College Basketball

Hawks with opportunity to make postseason statement

The first set of NCAA Division II men's basketball region rankings won't be released for another 11 days, but what takes place between now and then is crucial for the Quincy University men's basketball team. It could make or break the Hawks' postseason...