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Busiek earns eighth victory, Gems stay tied for first in West


HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Jake Busiek has been giving the Quincy Gems quality starts all season. With the Gems in a deadlock with the Terre Haute Rex for the final playoff spot, he needed to provide another one against the... More>>

Gems Busiek named Propsect League pitcher of the week


Quincy Gems left-handed pitcher Jake Busiek was named the pitcher of the week in the Prospect League for the week of July 20-27. Busiek, who attends the University of Arkansas-Little Rock, posted a 2-0 record in two... More>>

Quincy Post 37 junior falls to Breese at state tournament

BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- The Quincy American Legion Post 37 junior baseball team just couldn't muster enough offense in its opening game against Breese Post 252 Gray Thursday afternoon. More>>

Gems move into first-place tie in the West


Demetre Taylor continues to be a difference maker in the Quincy Gems' push to make the Prospect League playoffs. More>>

Tryouts set for Saturday for under 15 baseball team


Tryouts for the Quincy Breakfast Optimist Club under-15 baseball team will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Quincy Notre Dame's Ferd Neimann Jr. Memorial Ballfield. The team plays in the BOC fall league. ... More>>

Late-inning surge helps Cavemen pull away


Out of the chase for a Prospect League playoff berth, the Hannibal Cavemen are trying to close the regular season on a positive note. Wednesday night's 7-2 victory over Danville was a step in that direction.


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