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Raiders carry high level of confidence despite facing rugged Class 2A regional field

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A strong argument could be made that the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team deserved the No. 1 seed in the Class 2A Rochester Regional. More>>

Schuckman: Raiders will stick to plan, stay on path to Florida

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Bill Connell is a creature of habit or insanely superstitious. It all depends on your perspective. Either way, the Quincy Notre Dame football coach's attention to detail is legendary and his insistence to sticking... More>>

Prep roundup: Garnett runs away from field to win WCC championship

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Carly Garnett ran away from the field Tuesday in the West Central Conference cross country meet at Spring Lake Park in Macomb. More>>

College roundup: Wildcats set stage for HAAC showdown following road victory

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The Culver-Stockton College volleyball team has set itself up for a showdown. More>>

Blue Devils confident regular-season slate has them prepared for postseason

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Tyler Gerst knows this: Records no longer matter. More>>

Wickline seeks to grow Prospect League as new commissioner

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Bryan Wickline has been at the center of a busy offseason for the Prospect League. Wickline was officially tabbed as commissioner Oct. 17., to go along with a change of ownership in the Quincy Gems and the addition of a... More>>

Kokomo's addition to Prospect League eases scheduling for 2015

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The Prospect League has dealt with tough scheduling with an 11-team league the last two seasons. Adding a 12th team, the Kokomo Jackrabbits from Kokomo, Ind., makes it easier for the 2015 season. The league announced in... More>>

QND soccer routs Canton to close out regular season

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Quincy Notre Dame's Aubrey Reis scored a hat trick to fuel a 7-1 victory Monday over Canton, Mo., in a boys soccer match More>>

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  • QND's Eaton shows his resolve to stay in contention at state golf tourney

    QND's Eaton shows his resolve to stay in contention at state golf tourney

    Friday, October 17 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-10-18 01:24:29 GMT
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- On a average day, Drew Eaton estimates he hits his hybrid club 215 yards. Well, Friday was anything but average. With winds blowing steady across the Weibring Golf Club at Illinois State University course at 20-25 mph and gusting as strong as 40 mph, Eaton and the rest of field in the Class 2A state tournament had to make serious adjustments. It meant taking an extra club for most shots.
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- On a average day, Drew Eaton estimates he hits his hybrid club 215 yards. Well, Friday was anything but average. With winds blowing steady across the Weibring Golf Club at Illinois State University course at 20-25 mph and gusting as strong as 40 mph, Eaton and the rest of field in the Class 2A state tournament had to make serious adjustments. It meant taking an extra club for most shots.

  • SCHUCKMAN: Friendship helps QHS doubles team exceed expectations

    SCHUCKMAN: Friendship helps QHS doubles team exceed expectations

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:23:20 GMT
    From the outside looking in, Amy Dawson and Alyssa Daly saw what they wanted. They are one solid weekend of play away from achieving it. This year's No. 1 doubles pairing for the Quincy High School girls'...
    From the outside looking in, Amy Dawson and Alyssa Daly saw what they wanted. They are one solid weekend of play away from achieving it. This year's No. 1 doubles pairing for the Quincy High School girls'...
  • AREA ROUNDUP: Lady Pirates wrap up conference volleyball crown

    AREA ROUNDUP: Lady Pirates wrap up conference volleyball crown

    Friday, October 17 2014 11:20 AM EDT2014-10-17 15:20:15 GMT
    The Hannibal volleyball team sealed the North Central Missouri Conference championship with an 18-25, 25-20, 25-22 victory over Boonville Thursday night at Boonville, Mo. Lauren Wheelan and Sydney Bennett led the Lady Pirates with seven kills apiece.
    The Hannibal volleyball team sealed the North Central Missouri Conference championship with an 18-25, 25-20, 25-22 victory over Boonville Thursday night at Boonville, Mo. Lauren Wheelan and Sydney Bennett led the Lady Pirates with seven kills apiece.
  • Jarvis' pitching, Canton's offense propel Lady Tigers to Class 1 quarterfinals

    Jarvis' pitching, Canton's offense propel Lady Tigers to Class 1 quarterfinals

    Friday, October 17 2014 6:27 AM EDT2014-10-17 10:27:15 GMT
    CANTON, Mo. — Olivia Jarvis believed the Canton softball team could make it to the state quarterfinals. When the Lady Tigers secured that spot with an 8-0 victory Thursday over Macon County in the Class 1 sectional...
    CANTON, Mo. — Olivia Jarvis believed the Canton softball team could make it to the state quarterfinals. When the Lady Tigers secured that spot with an 8-0 victory Thursday over Macon County in the Class 1 sectional...
  • Centralia's offense too much for Highland to overcome in sectional loss

    Centralia's offense too much for Highland to overcome in sectional loss

    Friday, October 17 2014 6:22 AM EDT2014-10-17 10:22:57 GMT
    EWING, Mo. — Highland outfielder Taylor Hamilton struggled to put the Class 2 softball sectional loss to Centralia into words. The Panthers used a six-run sixth to secure a 12-1 victory over the Lady Cougars...
    EWING, Mo. — Highland outfielder Taylor Hamilton struggled to put the Class 2 softball sectional loss to Centralia into words. The Panthers used a six-run sixth to secure a 12-1 victory over the Lady Cougars...
  • Prep football preview: Quincy High School at Galesburg

    Prep football preview: Quincy High School at Galesburg

    Thursday, October 16 2014 2:21 PM EDT2014-10-16 18:21:13 GMT
    Title at stake: The Blue Devils are guaranteed no worse than a share of the WB6 championship -- their first taste of the title since 1974. If they don't win it outright with a victory, the possibility exists there could be a three-way tie for the title...
    Title at stake: The Blue Devils are guaranteed no worse than a share of the WB6 championship -- their first taste of the title since 1974. If they don't win it outright with a victory, the possibility exists there could be a three-way tie for the title...
  • Prep football preview: Quincy Notre Dame at Monmouth-Roseville

    Prep football preview: Quincy Notre Dame at Monmouth-Roseville

    Thursday, October 16 2014 2:19 PM EDT2014-10-16 18:19:12 GMT
    Playoff positioning: With their 12th straight playoff appearance secure, the Raiders go after the outright WCC championship and try to lock up a first-round home playoff game. Should QND win its final two games and finish 8-1...
    Playoff positioning: With their 12th straight playoff appearance secure, the Raiders go after the outright WCC championship and try to lock up a first-round home playoff game. Should QND win its final two games and finish 8-1...
  • Prep football preview: Columbia Battle at Hannibal

    Prep football preview: Columbia Battle at Hannibal

    Thursday, October 16 2014 2:13 PM EDT2014-10-16 18:13:58 GMT
    District tuneup: Knowing second-ranked Helias likely will be the No. 1 district seed and looms as the biggest hurdle between the Pirates and a deep playoff run, Hannibal is going to get the perfect district primer against Battle...
    District tuneup: Knowing second-ranked Helias likely will be the No. 1 district seed and looms as the biggest hurdle between the Pirates and a deep playoff run, Hannibal is going to get the perfect district primer against Battle...
  • Game of the year: Palmyra, Monroe City ready for annual battle

    Game of the year: Palmyra, Monroe City ready for annual battle

    Thursday, October 16 2014 2:04 PM EDT2014-10-16 18:04:19 GMT
    Palmyra lineman Joe Drebes wants to beat Monroe City every year. In fact, he considers it the most important game on the Palmyra football team's schedule. "If there's anyone we want to beat in a season...
    Palmyra lineman Joe Drebes wants to beat Monroe City every year. In fact, he considers it the most important game on the Palmyra football team's schedule. "If there's anyone we want to beat in a season...
  • Central ready to make statement against Carrollton as postseason looms

    Central ready to make statement against Carrollton as postseason looms

    Thursday, October 16 2014 12:56 PM EDT2014-10-16 16:56:09 GMT
    Bobby Keltz wants the Central football team to be considered the best in Class 1A. Friday night, the second-ranked Panthers have the chance to make everyone believe it. Fourth-ranked Carrollton visits Camp Point...
    Bobby Keltz wants the Central football team to be considered the best in Class 1A. Friday night, the second-ranked Panthers have the chance to make everyone believe it. Fourth-ranked Carrollton visits Camp Point...
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