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  • How strong? St. Clair strong.

    How strong? St. Clair strong.

    Saturday, September 20 2014 10:25 PM EDT2014-09-21 02:25:57 GMT
    The day before celebrating her 50th birthday in June, MaryAnn St. Clair was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. An energetic and vibrant woman who played tennis, sand volleyball and a myriad of sports in the days leading up to the doctor visit, she suddenly had to face a grim reality.
    The day before celebrating her 50th birthday in June, MaryAnn St. Clair was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. An energetic and vibrant woman who played tennis, sand volleyball and a myriad of sports in the days leading up to the doctor visit, she suddenly had to face a grim reality.

Murphy's late goal seals QND victory over Normal-U High

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Jake Murphy saw his opportunity to shoot in the 75th minute. The Quincy Notre Dame senior defender had possession at the corner of Normal-U High's 18-yard box, took a dribble to his right and fired the ball toward... More>>

QHS splits WB6 quadrangular, trails Rock Island by one match in standings

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The Quincy High School volleyball team couldn't pull away from Rock Island in a close second set. That meant the Blue Devils are looking up in the Western Big Six Conference standings.
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Lincoln University back runs through Hawks

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Morris Henderson did what the Quincy University football team has not been able to do. That's run roughshod over an opponent. The Lincoln University senior tailback scored a Great Lakes Valley Conference single-game record six rushing touchdowns, leading the Blue Tigers to their first GLVC victory with a 42-13 drubbing of the Hawks at Dwight T. Reed Stadium.

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Quick start leads Avila to win over Culver-Stockton

Avila built a 14-0 lead less than five minutes into the game en route to a 54-41 Heart of America Athletic Conference victory over Culver-Stockton College on Saturday. More>>

Area Roundup: Behind McClelland, Lady Suns capture tourney title

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The Southeastern volleyball team ended a successful run through the New Berlin Pretzel Classic with a 25-10, 25-15 victory over the host school in the championship match Saturday night in New Berlin, Ill.

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Prep softball Roundup: Canton softball exacts revenge on South Shelby

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The Canton softball team had one thing on its mind Saturday in the championship game of the Paris Tournament. Revenge. "Losing to them in the championship game of the Knox County Tournament, we wanted some revenge," Canton coach Logan Stapp said. Canton got its revenge, beating South Shelby 9-1 in the Paris Tournament championship game.

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Pirate backs dazzle in big win

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HANNIBAL, Mo. -- With Wyatt King sitting out due to an injury, Hannibal Pirate running backs Jerry McBride and Shamar Griffith had to shoulder the running load. It proved to be a flashback for the duo. "While me and... More>>

QND's offensive line dominates Illini West after extra help in practice

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The Quincy Notre Dame offensive line got some extra help in practice leading to Friday's game against Illini West. Former QND lineman Jack Cornell joined the team as an offensive line coach and pushed the... More>>

Blue Devils grind out road victory with physically dominant attack

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PEORIA, Ill. -- Give the Quincy High School football team enough time and eventually the Blue Devils will wear you down. It happened Friday night at Peoria Stadium.

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  • College football preview: Quincy University at Lincoln

    College football preview: Quincy University at Lincoln

    Saturday, September 20 2014 2:18 AM EDT2014-09-20 06:18:02 GMT
    QU AT LINCOLN When: 2 p.m. Saturday Where: Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City, Mo. Radio: ESPN 1440 AM Records: QU -- 1-1 (0-0 Great Lakes Valley Conference). Lincoln -- 0-2 (0-1 GLVC) Coaches: QU -- Tom...
    QU AT LINCOLN When: 2 p.m. Saturday Where: Dwight T. Reed Stadium, Jefferson City, Mo. Radio: ESPN 1440 AM Records: QU -- 1-1 (0-0 Great Lakes Valley Conference). Lincoln -- 0-2 (0-1 GLVC) Coaches: QU -- Tom...
  • Missouri Football Roundup: Windsor's big night lifts South Shelby

    Missouri Football Roundup: Windsor's big night lifts South Shelby

    Saturday, September 20 2014 2:10 AM EDT2014-09-20 06:10:46 GMT
    The South Shelby football team is finding itself playing catch-up to Brookfield in the Clarence Cannon Conference standings. But the Cardinals didn't lose any ground Friday night. Trace Windsor scored on a 13-yard run with 10 minutes, 12 seconds left in the game and Marcel Preis' extra-point kick proved to be the difference in South Shelby's 35-34 CCC victory over Centralia on the road.

    The South Shelby football team is finding itself playing catch-up to Brookfield in the Clarence Cannon Conference standings. But the Cardinals didn't lose any ground Friday night. Trace Windsor scored on a 13-yard run with 10 minutes, 12 seconds left in the game and Marcel Preis' extra-point kick proved to be the difference in South Shelby's 35-34 CCC victory over Centralia on the road.

  • Illinois Football Roundup: Big first half leads to easy win for Titans

    Illinois Football Roundup: Big first half leads to easy win for Titans

    Saturday, September 20 2014 2:06 AM EDT2014-09-20 06:06:50 GMT
    Jacob Lowman had 155 yards rushing and a touchdown to lead West Hancock to a 46-18 victory over Jacksonville Routt on Friday night in Jacksonville, Ill. All of the Titans' 320 yards came on the ground, and all of their points came in the first half.

    Jacob Lowman had 155 yards rushing and a touchdown to lead West Hancock to a 46-18 victory over Jacksonville Routt on Friday night in Jacksonville, Ill. All of the Titans' 320 yards came on the ground, and all of their points came in the first half.

  • Panthers showcase speed on way to win

    Panthers showcase speed on way to win

    Saturday, September 20 2014 1:57 AM EDT2014-09-20 05:57:46 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Some people believe that a run-first offense means three yards and a cloud of dust. Palmyra High School football coach Kevin Miles is not one of those people. The Panthers broke off touchdown runs of 80...
    PALMYRA, Mo. -- Some people believe that a run-first offense means three yards and a cloud of dust. Palmyra High School football coach Kevin Miles is not one of those people. The Panthers broke off touchdown runs of 80...
  • College Roundup: Dokaj's goal gives Hawks fifth shutout of season

    College Roundup: Dokaj's goal gives Hawks fifth shutout of season

    Saturday, September 20 2014 1:56 AM EDT2014-09-20 05:56:02 GMT
    Xhovani Dokaj's goal in the 83rd minute was all the Quincy University men's soccer team needed for a 1-0 Great Lakes Valley Conference victory over Bellarmine on Friday in Louisville, Ky. Dokaj scored on a pass from Steve McAnany as the Hawks (6-0, 3-0) posted their fifth shutout of the season.

    Xhovani Dokaj's goal in the 83rd minute was all the Quincy University men's soccer team needed for a 1-0 Great Lakes Valley Conference victory over Bellarmine on Friday in Louisville, Ky. Dokaj scored on a pass from Steve McAnany as the Hawks (6-0, 3-0) posted their fifth shutout of the season.

  • Area Roundup: Triple play highlights Canton's shutout over Mark Twain

    Area Roundup: Triple play highlights Canton's shutout over Mark Twain

    Saturday, September 20 2014 1:52 AM EDT2014-09-20 05:52:37 GMT
    Mark Twain had runners on first and second with no outs in the top of the seventh inning and looked to be threatening until a rare feat was accomplished against Canton Friday afternoon. Brittany Berhorst snagged a short pop-fly up the middle, stepped on second, and threw to first for a game ending triple play in a 6-0 victory.

    Mark Twain had runners on first and second with no outs in the top of the seventh inning and looked to be threatening until a rare feat was accomplished against Canton Friday afternoon. Brittany Berhorst snagged a short pop-fly up the middle, stepped on second, and threw to first for a game ending triple play in a 6-0 victory.

  • College football preview: Culver-Stockton at Avila

    College football preview: Culver-Stockton at Avila

    Saturday, September 20 2014 1:50 AM EDT2014-09-20 05:50:39 GMT
    C-SC AT AVILA When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Zarda Multisports Complex, Kansas City, Mo. Radio: KCSW 97.1 FM Records: C-SC -- 2-0 (0-0 Heart of America Athletic Conference). Avila -- 2-0 (0-0 HAAC). Coaches: C-SC...


    C-SC AT AVILA When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Zarda Multisports Complex, Kansas City, Mo. Radio: KCSW 97.1 FM Records: C-SC -- 2-0 (0-0 Heart of America Athletic Conference). Avila -- 2-0 (0-0 HAAC). Coaches: C-SC...
  • Eagles talk each other into rallying to beat Chargers

    Eagles talk each other into rallying to beat Chargers

    LIBERTY, Ill. -- Brooke Wiewel felt the Liberty volleyball team was too passive in the first set of Thursday's match against Illini West. "Volleyball is just a really vocal game," Wiewel said. "We've been kind of...
    LIBERTY, Ill. -- Brooke Wiewel felt the Liberty volleyball team was too passive in the first set of Thursday's match against Illini West. "Volleyball is just a really vocal game," Wiewel said. "We've been kind of...
  • Today's Poll

  • This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the screen debut of "Field of Dreams." Which is your favorite baseball movie?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Bull Durham
    10%
    61 votes
    Field of Dreams
    22%
    141 votes
    The Natural
    12%
    74 votes
    Bang the Drum Slowly
    1%
    8 votes
    Pride of the Yankees
    5%
    30 votes
    The Rookie
    5%
    34 votes
    Major League
    11%
    71 votes
    The Sandlot
    20%
    128 votes
    A League of Their Own
    11%
    67 votes
    Eight Men Out
    3%
    21 votes
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