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  • Schuckman: Private schools take concerns with success factor to IHSA board

    Schuckman: Private schools take concerns with success factor to IHSA board

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:31 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:31:37 GMT
    Eric Orne considered it a longshot to think the Illinois High School Association Board of Directors would back track entirely and eliminate the success factor being implemented for athletic programs from non-boundaried schools. But it doesn't hurt to try. "We want the IHSA to hear from us and feel like...
    Eric Orne considered it a longshot to think the Illinois High School Association Board of Directors would back track entirely and eliminate the success factor being implemented for athletic programs from non-boundaried schools. But it doesn't hurt to try. "We want the IHSA to hear from us and feel like...
  • Area roundup: Hornets hang on to earn road victory

    Area roundup: Hornets hang on to earn road victory

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:22 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:22:52 GMT
    With a runner on third base and the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the seventh, Brown County pitcher Becca Wegs got Triopia's Kelly Odanielle to fly out to left field to finish to finsh off a 9-7 victory Tuesday in Concord, Ill. The Hornets led 9-6 heading into the seventh...
    With a runner on third base and the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the seventh, Brown County pitcher Becca Wegs got Triopia's Kelly Odanielle to fly out to left field to finish to finsh off a 9-7 victory Tuesday in Concord, Ill. The Hornets led 9-6 heading into the seventh...
  • C-SC uses long ball to sweep doubleheader from HLGU

    C-SC uses long ball to sweep doubleheader from HLGU

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:19 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:19:18 GMT
    CANTON, Mo. — Sam Bolin's relief efforts were solid. Her clutch hitting was spectacular. The Culver-Stockton College sophomore put an exclamation point on the C-SC softball team's four-run, seventh-inning rally, belting a walk-off, three-run home run for a 6-4 victory over Hannibal-LaGrange University...
    CANTON, Mo. — Sam Bolin's relief efforts were solid. Her clutch hitting was spectacular. The Culver-Stockton College sophomore put an exclamation point on the C-SC softball team's four-run, seventh-inning rally, belting a walk-off, three-run home run for a 6-4 victory over Hannibal-LaGrange University...
  • Illini West mixes and matches relay teams, still dominates Unity Invitational field

    Illini West mixes and matches relay teams, still dominates Unity Invitational field

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:13 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:13:31 GMT
    MENDON, Ill. — Illini West girls track coach Jerry Butcher has a nice problem when it comes to fielding his relay teams. Butcher can choose from at least six different runners. "I'm very, very lucky," Butcher said. "Some years you only have three and you're desperately trying to find a fourth...
    MENDON, Ill. — Illini West girls track coach Jerry Butcher has a nice problem when it comes to fielding his relay teams. Butcher can choose from at least six different runners. "I'm very, very lucky," Butcher said. "Some years you only have three and you're desperately trying to find a fourth...

  • Distance runners give Liberty advantage over Highland at Unity Invitational

    Distance runners give Liberty advantage over Highland at Unity Invitational

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:05 AM EDT2014-04-23 07:05:47 GMT
    MENDON, Ill. — Brett Genenbacher heard the public address announcer divulge the team standings before he ran the 1,600-meter race. With Liberty trailing by two points, the Eagles needed as many points as possible. "I could hear them announcing it as I was warming up," Genenbacher said...
    MENDON, Ill. — Brett Genenbacher heard the public address announcer divulge the team standings before he ran the 1,600-meter race. With Liberty trailing by two points, the Eagles needed as many points as possible. "I could hear them announcing it as I was warming up," Genenbacher said...
  • Payson Seymour constantly applies pressure, shuts out Liberty

    Payson Seymour constantly applies pressure, shuts out Liberty

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:42:45 GMT
    PAYSON, Ill. — The Payson Seymour baseball players believe everyone has a role, no matter where they are in the lineup. "We know our pitching is going to do their job all the time," the Indians' Tanner Stout said. "Then we feel comfortable with our batters. It might not be our three- or four-hole hitters doing their job...
    PAYSON, Ill. — The Payson Seymour baseball players believe everyone has a role, no matter where they are in the lineup. "We know our pitching is going to do their job all the time," the Indians' Tanner Stout said. "Then we feel comfortable with our batters. It might not be our three- or four-hole hitters doing their job...
  • Prep soccer roundup: Lady Pirates rally late to pick up NCMC victory

    Prep soccer roundup: Lady Pirates rally late to pick up NCMC victory

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:30:46 GMT
    Trailing by a goal with 13 minutes to play in Monday's North Central Missouri game, the Hannibal girls soccer team finished with a flurry. The Lady Pirates scored three goals in the closing stretch to beat Kirksville 3-1 at Veterans Field in Hannibal, Mo. Bri Johnson scored an unassisted goal in the 67th minute...
    Trailing by a goal with 13 minutes to play in Monday's North Central Missouri game, the Hannibal girls soccer team finished with a flurry. The Lady Pirates scored three goals in the closing stretch to beat Kirksville 3-1 at Veterans Field in Hannibal, Mo. Bri Johnson scored an unassisted goal in the 67th minute...
  • Softball roundup: Unity doesn't lose lead for long, wins with two outs in the seventh

    Softball roundup: Unity doesn't lose lead for long, wins with two outs in the seventh

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:27:21 GMT
    Jordan Sorrill's two-out single in the bottom of the seventh plated Olivia Voss with the winning run as the Unity softball team recovered to beat Payson Seymour 7-6 Monday night in Mendon, Ill. The Lady Indians erased a six-run deficit in the top of the seventh with Chekka Boewe's grand slam to tie the game highlighting the rally...
    Jordan Sorrill's two-out single in the bottom of the seventh plated Olivia Voss with the winning run as the Unity softball team recovered to beat Payson Seymour 7-6 Monday night in Mendon, Ill. The Lady Indians erased a six-run deficit in the top of the seventh with Chekka Boewe's grand slam to tie the game highlighting the rally...

  • Area roundup: Griggsville-Perry squeezes out extra-inning victory

    Area roundup: Griggsville-Perry squeezes out extra-inning victory

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-04-22 14:22:58 GMT
    Ryan Kelly's squeeze bunt with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning allowed the winning run to score as the Griggsville-Perry baseball team knocked off Pittsfield 4-3 Monday evening in Perry, Ill. Kendall Hannant led off the bottom half of the ninth with a single, and after Isaac Whitaker was intentionally walked, the Tornadoes' Mitchell Main...
    Ryan Kelly's squeeze bunt with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning allowed the winning run to score as the Griggsville-Perry baseball team knocked off Pittsfield 4-3 Monday evening in Perry, Ill. Kendall Hannant led off the bottom half of the ninth with a single, and after Isaac Whitaker was intentionally walked, the Tornadoes' Mitchell Main...
  • Out to Africa: QHS's Kuhlman organizes sending soccer balls to needy children

    Out to Africa: QHS's Kuhlman organizes sending soccer balls to needy children

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:02 AM EDT2014-04-21 15:02:28 GMT
    Kaleigh Kuhlman and her family have sent medical supplies to Africa for the last five years. But it wasn't until her father, Joe, read a National Geographic article a year ago that the Quincy High School senior soccer player decided to do something extra. That's send soccer balls to children in Africa, too...
    Kaleigh Kuhlman and her family have sent medical supplies to Africa for the last five years. But it wasn't until her father, Joe, read a National Geographic article a year ago that the Quincy High School senior soccer player decided to do something extra. That's send soccer balls to children in Africa, too...

  • Gower cruises to Victory Lane as Quincy Raceways' season gets going

    Gower cruises to Victory Lane as Quincy Raceways' season gets going

    Monday, April 21 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-04-21 14:59:48 GMT
    Is there a new sheriff in town? Joey Gower wasted little time establishing himself as a bona fide threat to Tony Dunker's two-year stranglehold on the sport mod division at Quincy Raceways. Gower, making a return to the modifieds after an 18-year hiatus, won Sunday's sport mod feature...
    Is there a new sheriff in town? Joey Gower wasted little time establishing himself as a bona fide threat to Tony Dunker's two-year stranglehold on the sport mod division at Quincy Raceways. Gower, making a return to the modifieds after an 18-year hiatus, won Sunday's sport mod feature...
  • Schuckman: Knuffman, Leathernecks believe better days lie ahead

    Schuckman: Knuffman, Leathernecks believe better days lie ahead

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:46:34 GMT
    MACOMB, Ill. -- Nathan Knuffman never lost his confidence. That's because the Western Illinois University football coaching staff never lost its confidence in him. Last fall, Knuffman struggled at times in his...
    MACOMB, Ill. -- Nathan Knuffman never lost his confidence. That's because the Western Illinois University football coaching staff never lost its confidence in him. Last fall, Knuffman struggled at times in his...
  • History-making efforts define seasons for McDonald's/Herald-Whig Classic coaches

    History-making efforts define seasons for McDonald's/Herald-Whig Classic coaches

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:51 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:51:26 GMT
    Zach Summers helped the Knox County boys basketball team accomplish something that hadn't been done in two decades. His next challenge is to do something that has been accomplished only twice in three decades ...

    Zach Summers helped the Knox County boys basketball team accomplish something that hadn't been done in two decades. His next challenge is to do something that has been accomplished only twice in three decades ...

  • Baumann medals as Hannibal golf cruises at own invitational

    Baumann medals as Hannibal golf cruises at own invitational

    Saturday, April 19 2014 11:19 PM EDT2014-04-20 03:19:47 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Jack Baumann just expects he and the Hannibal boys golf team will win each tournament they play. Opponents have started to expect it as well. "We'll be on the first tee and we'll introduce...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Jack Baumann just expects he and the Hannibal boys golf team will win each tournament they play. Opponents have started to expect it as well. "We'll be on the first tee and we'll introduce...
  • College Softball Roundup: Motley tosses two-hitter against 15th-ranked Heartland

    College Softball Roundup: Motley tosses two-hitter against 15th-ranked Heartland

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:50 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:50:57 GMT
    Rachel Motley pitched a seven-inning shutout as the John Wood Community College softball team blanked NJCAA Division II 15th-ranked Heartland 1-0 in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday at Bloomington, Ill.
    Rachel Motley pitched a seven-inning shutout as the John Wood Community College softball team blanked NJCAA Division II 15th-ranked Heartland 1-0 in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday at Bloomington, Ill.

  • Prep Softball Roundup: Central takes twinbill from Monmouth-Roseville

    Prep Softball Roundup: Central takes twinbill from Monmouth-Roseville

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:44:37 GMT
    The Quincy University baseball team wrapped up a weekend series victory over Maryville by sweeping a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader 5-3 and 3-2 Saturday at QU-Stadium ...
    The Quincy University baseball team wrapped up a weekend series victory over Maryville by sweeping a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader 5-3 and 3-2 Saturday at QU-Stadium ...
  • College Baseball Roundup: Hawks wraps up weekend with doubleheader sweep

    College Baseball Roundup: Hawks wraps up weekend with doubleheader sweep

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:40:47 GMT
    The Quincy University baseball team wrapped up a weekend series victory over Maryville by sweeping a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader 5-3 and 3-2 Saturday at QU-Stadium ...
    The Quincy University baseball team wrapped up a weekend series victory over Maryville by sweeping a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader 5-3 and 3-2 Saturday at QU-Stadium ...
  • Area Roundup: Tallman, Raiders continue winning ways

    Area Roundup: Tallman, Raiders continue winning ways

    Saturday, April 19 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-04-20 02:01:52 GMT
    Justin Tallman struck out 14 and allowed just two hits as the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team ran its winning streak to 14 games with a 5-0 victory over Jacksonville Routt Saturday in Jacksonville, Ill.  Tallman and reliever Joey Polak, who struck out all three batters he faced in the seventh inning, combined to strike out 12 of the Rockets' final 13 batters.

    Justin Tallman struck out 14 and allowed just two hits as the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team ran its winning streak to 14 games with a 5-0 victory over Jacksonville Routt Saturday in Jacksonville, Ill.  Tallman and reliever Joey Polak, who struck out all three batters he faced in the seventh inning, combined to strike out 12 of the Rockets' final 13 batters.

  • Expect a new modified qualifying procedure in near future

    Expect a new modified qualifying procedure in near future

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:48:14 GMT
    Modified qualifying will be changing at Quincy Raceways. Just not this week. The change will eventually result from a combination of drivers' requests and first-year track manager Ken Dobson's vision to...
    Modified qualifying will be changing at Quincy Raceways. Just not this week. The change will eventually result from a combination of drivers' requests and first-year track manager Ken Dobson's vision to...
  • Errors prevent QHS from doubleheader sweep

    Errors prevent QHS from doubleheader sweep

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:46 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:46:08 GMT
    Andrew Eilers knew he could get a solid performance from the Quincy High School defense. In Saturday's Western Big 6 doubleheader against United Township, the Blue Devils' defense backed up Eilers in Game 1, but...
    Andrew Eilers knew he could get a solid performance from the Quincy High School defense. In Saturday's Western Big 6 doubleheader against United Township, the Blue Devils' defense backed up Eilers in Game 1, but...
  • Johnson plays role of unconventional hero for JWCC baseball team

    Johnson plays role of unconventional hero for JWCC baseball team

    Saturday, April 19 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-04-20 01:34:04 GMT
    Tyler Johnson wanted to be a hero for the John Wood Community College baseball team. In the bottom of the ninth inning, he got his chance. "It's pretty hard to not swing," Johnson said. "Everyone wants to be the...
    Tyler Johnson wanted to be a hero for the John Wood Community College baseball team. In the bottom of the ninth inning, he got his chance. "It's pretty hard to not swing," Johnson said. "Everyone wants to be the...
  • Liberty boys show off their depth by winning Central Invitational title

    Liberty boys show off their depth by winning Central Invitational title

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:25 AM EDT2014-04-19 05:25:19 GMT
    CAMP POINT, Ill. -- The Liberty boys track team put its depth on display Friday. With five first-place finishes and five second-places, the Eagles ran away with the title of the Central Invitational, finishing with 149...
    CAMP POINT, Ill. -- The Liberty boys track team put its depth on display Friday. With five first-place finishes and five second-places, the Eagles ran away with the title of the Central Invitational, finishing with 149...
  • Cougars use bevy of top-three finishes to gain edge on Lady Panthers

    Cougars use bevy of top-three finishes to gain edge on Lady Panthers

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:23 AM EDT2014-04-19 05:23:43 GMT
    CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Taylor Miller didn't expect the Winchester West Central girls track team to be atop the standings at the Central Invitational. "We're just shocked," Miller said after the Cougars piled up 126...
    CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Taylor Miller didn't expect the Winchester West Central girls track team to be atop the standings at the Central Invitational. "We're just shocked," Miller said after the Cougars piled up 126...
  • Hawks unable to back solid pitching performances with any offense

    Hawks unable to back solid pitching performances with any offense

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:17 AM EDT2014-04-19 05:17:07 GMT
    Quincy University baseball coach Josh Rabe knows what he's going to get from his weekend starters. "Strikes," Rabe said.  And plenty of them ...
    Quincy University baseball coach Josh Rabe knows what he's going to get from his weekend starters. "Strikes," Rabe said.  And plenty of them ...

  • Prep Baseball Roundup: Big fifth inning pays off for Illini West

    Prep Baseball Roundup: Big fifth inning pays off for Illini West

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-04-19 05:12:23 GMT
    A three-run fifth inning gave the Illini West baseball team the lead for good in a 6-3 victory over Beardstown Friday at Jacob Burling Field in Carthage, Ill.  With the score tied at 3, Peyton Porter and Braden Bennett started the inning with singles, followed by Braxton Squier's RBI double. Two batters later, Dalton Elliott scored Bennett with a single, and Daniel Harrell followed by driving in Squier.

    A three-run fifth inning gave the Illini West baseball team the lead for good in a 6-3 victory over Beardstown Friday at Jacob Burling Field in Carthage, Ill.  With the score tied at 3, Peyton Porter and Braden Bennett started the inning with singles, followed by Braxton Squier's RBI double. Two batters later, Dalton Elliott scored Bennett with a single, and Daniel Harrell followed by driving in Squier.

  • Area Roundup: Lady Panthers' offense heats up in road victory

    Area Roundup: Lady Panthers' offense heats up in road victory

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:28 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:28:59 GMT
    It took the Central softball team longer than anticipated to get its offense back on track. Once the hits started coming, the three-game losing streak went away ...

    It took the Central softball team longer than anticipated to get its offense back on track. Once the hits started coming, the three-game losing streak went away ...

  • College Roundup: Four wins lead to second-place finish for Wildcats

    College Roundup: Four wins lead to second-place finish for Wildcats

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:26 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:26:34 GMT
    The Culver-Stockton College men's track team used four first-place finishes to take second out of 10 teams Friday at Millikin's Big Blue Invitational in Decatur, Ill.  The Wildcats collected 115 points as a team, 100 behind first-place Aurora ...

    The Culver-Stockton College men's track team used four first-place finishes to take second out of 10 teams Friday at Millikin's Big Blue Invitational in Decatur, Ill.  The Wildcats collected 115 points as a team, 100 behind first-place Aurora ...

  • College baseball roundup: Nationally-ranked JWCC sweeps Danville to start series

    College baseball roundup: Nationally-ranked JWCC sweeps Danville to start series

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-04-19 04:24:37 GMT
    Just days after cracking the national rankings at No. 14, the John Wood Community College baseball team opened the weekend with a sweep of Danville. The Trail Blazers won 9-0 and 10-3 ...

    Just days after cracking the national rankings at No. 14, the John Wood Community College baseball team opened the weekend with a sweep of Danville. The Trail Blazers won 9-0 and 10-3 ...

  • QND softball team stays perfect as Wensing three-hits Central

    QND softball team stays perfect as Wensing three-hits Central

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:11:40 GMT
    CAMP POINT, Ill. — Quincy Notre Dame softball coach Eric Orne said his team had its worst hitting game against Central. It was a good thing Ashley Wensing brought her game from the pitching circle. The sophomore threw a three-hitter to help QND stay perfect on the season with a 5-0 victory Thursday...
    CAMP POINT, Ill. — Quincy Notre Dame softball coach Eric Orne said his team had its worst hitting game against Central. It was a good thing Ashley Wensing brought her game from the pitching circle. The sophomore threw a three-hitter to help QND stay perfect on the season with a 5-0 victory Thursday...

  • Energized Blue Devils nab WB6 win

    Energized Blue Devils nab WB6 win

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:03 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:03:09 GMT
    Quincy High School girls soccer coach Travis Dinkheller told his team before Thursday night's game that they needed to have a sense of urgency for all 80 minutes. It's something that has been missing at times this season. Senior Kaleigh Kuhlman took her coach's words to heart. "We were really ready to bring a lot of energy tonight," Kuhlman said...
    Quincy High School girls soccer coach Travis Dinkheller told his team before Thursday night's game that they needed to have a sense of urgency for all 80 minutes. It's something that has been missing at times this season. Senior Kaleigh Kuhlman took her coach's words to heart. "We were really ready to bring a lot of energy tonight," Kuhlman said...
  • Prep Baseball Roundup: QND's Ray shines in first career start

    Prep Baseball Roundup: QND's Ray shines in first career start

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:54 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:54:01 GMT
    The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team couldn't have asked for a much better outing from Johnny Ray in his first career start. The freshman right-hander struck out seven Rushville-Industry batters, walked two and scattered three hits during the first five innings of the Raiders' 3-1 victory at Ferd Niemann Jr. Memorial Ballfield...
    The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team couldn't have asked for a much better outing from Johnny Ray in his first career start. The freshman right-hander struck out seven Rushville-Industry batters, walked two and scattered three hits during the first five innings of the Raiders' 3-1 victory at Ferd Niemann Jr. Memorial Ballfield...

  • Area Roundup: Late-inning offense leads to victory for QHS softball team

    Area Roundup: Late-inning offense leads to victory for QHS softball team

    Friday, April 18 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-04-18 13:50:06 GMT
    The Quincy High School softball team scored six runs in the final two innings to rally for a 9-4 victory over Pittsfield on Thursday at Pittsfield, Ill. Gabby Labre singled home Megan Bridgman for the tying run in the top of the sixth. Later in the inning, Kaylee Young reached base...
    The Quincy High School softball team scored six runs in the final two innings to rally for a 9-4 victory over Pittsfield on Thursday at Pittsfield, Ill. Gabby Labre singled home Megan Bridgman for the tying run in the top of the sixth. Later in the inning, Kaylee Young reached base...
  • Hawks add backcourt depth by signing three guards to letters of intent

    Hawks add backcourt depth by signing three guards to letters of intent

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-04-17 14:00:16 GMT
    Quincy University men's basketball coach Marty Bell believes he has addressed the Hawks' most glaring need. He's given the backcourt depth through recruiting. The Hawks signed three guards to national letters of intent Thursday morning, landing a pair of junior college transfers and a St. Louis area high schooler who is considered a natural shooter...
    Quincy University men's basketball coach Marty Bell believes he has addressed the Hawks' most glaring need. He's given the backcourt depth through recruiting. The Hawks signed three guards to national letters of intent Thursday morning, landing a pair of junior college transfers and a St. Louis area high schooler who is considered a natural shooter...
  • Area roundup: Ellis, Lady Tornadoes pull off great escape act

    Area roundup: Ellis, Lady Tornadoes pull off great escape act

    Thursday, April 17 2014 4:00 AM EDT2014-04-17 08:00:12 GMT
    Lynley Ellis needed just one out to escape what had become a precarious situation. A strikeout fit the bill. With runners on second and third and the Liberty softball team trailing Griggsville-Perry by a run in the bottom of the seventh Wednesday, Ellis struck out Madison Scott to preserve the Lady Tornadoes' 9-8 victory...
    Lynley Ellis needed just one out to escape what had become a precarious situation. A strikeout fit the bill. With runners on second and third and the Liberty softball team trailing Griggsville-Perry by a run in the bottom of the seventh Wednesday, Ellis struck out Madison Scott to preserve the Lady Tornadoes' 9-8 victory...

  • Lady Raiders overwhelm Trailblazers with offensive onslaught

    Lady Raiders overwhelm Trailblazers with offensive onslaught

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:57 AM EDT2014-04-17 07:57:04 GMT
    Cassidy Foley wanted to create a dangerous situation with her cross, hoping one of her Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer teammates could capitalize with a goal. She created more havoc then she ever considered possible. The wind held up Foley's pass from 30 yards out...
    Cassidy Foley wanted to create a dangerous situation with her cross, hoping one of her Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer teammates could capitalize with a goal. She created more havoc then she ever considered possible. The wind held up Foley's pass from 30 yards out...
  • Bulldogs sweep doubleheader as Hawks fail to create scoring opportunities

    Bulldogs sweep doubleheader as Hawks fail to create scoring opportunities

    KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — With an opportunity to earn a season split with Truman State, the Quincy University baseball team came up empty. The Hawks failed to get a runner into scoring position the final eight innings of a 6-5, 14-inning loss that allowed the Bulldogs to sweep...
    KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — With an opportunity to earn a season split with Truman State, the Quincy University baseball team came up empty. The Hawks failed to get a runner into scoring position the final eight innings of a 6-5, 14-inning loss that allowed the Bulldogs to sweep...
  • Prep baseball roundup: QND breaks tie with Pittsfield with sixth-inning eruption

    Prep baseball roundup: QND breaks tie with Pittsfield with sixth-inning eruption

    Thursday, April 17 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-04-17 07:41:43 GMT
    The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team snapped a 3-3 tie with seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning of a 10-4 victory over Pittsfield Wednesday afternoon at Ferd Niemann Jr. Memorial Ballfield. Adam Hutson doubled home Johnny Ray for the go-ahead run...
    The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team snapped a 3-3 tie with seven runs in the bottom of the sixth inning of a 10-4 victory over Pittsfield Wednesday afternoon at Ferd Niemann Jr. Memorial Ballfield. Adam Hutson doubled home Johnny Ray for the go-ahead run...
  • Louisiana boys capitalize on field events to win Jerry Ball Relays

    Louisiana boys capitalize on field events to win Jerry Ball Relays

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:07 AM EDT2014-04-16 08:07:37 GMT
    CANTON, Mo. — Tristan Castiglia compared winning the field events to making free throws in basketball.  They aren't the marquee events, but they play a significant role in deciding which teams wins a track meet. "Everybody looks at the relays or the biggest events," the Louisiana athlete said...
    CANTON, Mo. — Tristan Castiglia compared winning the field events to making free throws in basketball.  They aren't the marquee events, but they play a significant role in deciding which teams wins a track meet. "Everybody looks at the relays or the biggest events," the Louisiana athlete said...
  • Highland girls edge out win at Jerry Ball Relays

    Highland girls edge out win at Jerry Ball Relays

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:03 AM EDT2014-04-16 08:03:47 GMT
    CANTON, Mo. -- When the final results of the Jerry Ball Relays were announced, the Highland girls track team's celebration could be heard in the press box. The Cougars won the Jerry Ball Relays at Ellison Poulton...
    CANTON, Mo. -- When the final results of the Jerry Ball Relays were announced, the Highland girls track team's celebration could be heard in the press box. The Cougars won the Jerry Ball Relays at Ellison Poulton...
  • Prep baseball roundup: Blue Devils undaunted by Chargers' early outburst

    Prep baseball roundup: Blue Devils undaunted by Chargers' early outburst

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:59 AM EDT2014-04-16 07:59:45 GMT
    A seven-run deficit after just an inning and a half could have been too much for the Quincy High School baseball team to overcome. That's if the Blue Devils weren't hitting.  Quincy answered Illini West's seven-run, second-inning outburst by scoring six runs in the bottom...
    A seven-run deficit after just an inning and a half could have been too much for the Quincy High School baseball team to overcome. That's if the Blue Devils weren't hitting.  Quincy answered Illini West's seven-run, second-inning outburst by scoring six runs in the bottom...
  • Prep softball roundup: Titans knock Panthers from ranks of the unbeaten

    Prep softball roundup: Titans knock Panthers from ranks of the unbeaten

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:56 AM EDT2014-04-16 07:56:38 GMT
    In a battle of unbeaten softball teams, West Hancock kept its unblemished record intact. Central did not. The Titans swept the West Central Conference doubleheader, winning 5-1 and 7-1 Tuesday afternoon in Camp Point, Ill...
    In a battle of unbeaten softball teams, West Hancock kept its unblemished record intact. Central did not. The Titans swept the West Central Conference doubleheader, winning 5-1 and 7-1 Tuesday afternoon in Camp Point, Ill...

  • Area roundup: Adams and O'Connor team up to rally the Blue Devils to victory

    Area roundup: Adams and O'Connor team up to rally the Blue Devils to victory

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:54 AM EDT2014-04-16 07:54:05 GMT
    Down a set in a critical doubles match, Quincy High School's Collin Adams and Tom O'Connor battled back. The Blue Devils rallied for a 3-6, 7-5, 10-7 victory over Hannibal's Jacob Hammock and Austin Haynes at No. 1 doubles and help Quincy earn a 5-4 victory in Tuesday's dual...
    Down a set in a critical doubles match, Quincy High School's Collin Adams and Tom O'Connor battled back. The Blue Devils rallied for a 3-6, 7-5, 10-7 victory over Hannibal's Jacob Hammock and Austin Haynes at No. 1 doubles and help Quincy earn a 5-4 victory in Tuesday's dual...
  • Schuckman: WIU goes all in to make the Wright move for its men's basketball program

    Schuckman: WIU goes all in to make the Wright move for its men's basketball program

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 12:53 AM EDT2014-04-16 04:53:04 GMT
    MACOMB, Ill. — As Billy Wright described his general coaching philosophies, he turned his attention to the back of the Prairie Lounge inside the Western Illinois University Union where several of the WIU men's basketball players had gathered. "Our motto will be ‘All in,' " said Wright, who was formally introduced Tuesday as Jim Molinari's replacement and the 20th head coach in WIU history...
    MACOMB, Ill. — As Billy Wright described his general coaching philosophies, he turned his attention to the back of the Prairie Lounge inside the Western Illinois University Union where several of the WIU men's basketball players had gathered. "Our motto will be ‘All in,' " said Wright, who was formally introduced Tuesday as Jim Molinari's replacement and the 20th head coach in WIU history...
  • Blue Devils rally for two second-half goals, knock off Lady Pirates

    Blue Devils rally for two second-half goals, knock off Lady Pirates

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-04-15 15:54:09 GMT
    The Quincy High School girls soccer players and coaches pay close enough attention to the teams on the schedule to know what Hannibal has been doing. That's putting up a fight every night. "Our girls knew they'd played Quincy Notre Dame tough," said Blue Devils coach Travis Dinkheller, referencing QND's 1-0 victory over Hannibal last week. "We knew we'd have our hands full. So we had to do the little things right."
    The Quincy High School girls soccer players and coaches pay close enough attention to the teams on the schedule to know what Hannibal has been doing. That's putting up a fight every night. "Our girls knew they'd played Quincy Notre Dame tough," said Blue Devils coach Travis Dinkheller, referencing QND's 1-0 victory over Hannibal last week. "We knew we'd have our hands full. So we had to do the little things right."

  • WIU tabs former assistant coach Billy Wright to take over men's basketball program

    WIU tabs former assistant coach Billy Wright to take over men's basketball program

    Monday, April 14 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-04-15 01:11:26 GMT
    MACOMB, Ill. — Western Illinois University didn't need a search committee to find its new men's basketball. WIU athletic director Tommy Bell didn't dawdle to replace Jim Molinari either. Four days after Molinari resigned to become an assistant coach at Nebraska, WIU announced it has hired former associate head coach Billy Wright as Molinari's replacement..
    MACOMB, Ill. — Western Illinois University didn't need a search committee to find its new men's basketball. WIU athletic director Tommy Bell didn't dawdle to replace Jim Molinari either. Four days after Molinari resigned to become an assistant coach at Nebraska, WIU announced it has hired former associate head coach Billy Wright as Molinari's replacement..

  • Highland wins Knox County Tournament

    Highland wins Knox County Tournament

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:22:09 GMT
    EDINA, Mo. -- The Highland baseball team put on an offensive play to capture the championship of the Knox County Tournament. The Cougars scored 35 runs and collected 38 hits in winning three games, including beating Marion County 12-8 in the championship ...

    EDINA, Mo. -- The Highland baseball team put on an offensive play to capture the championship of the Knox County Tournament. The Cougars scored 35 runs and collected 38 hits in winning three games, including beating Marion County 12-8 in the championship ...

  • Galesburg shells QHS for doubleheader sweep in WB6 opener

    Galesburg shells QHS for doubleheader sweep in WB6 opener

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:16 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:16:18 GMT
    Gabby Labre has carried the pitching load for the Quincy High School softball team this season. Galesburg used that to its advantage, wearing Labre down in the second game of Saturday's Western Big Six Conference...
    Gabby Labre has carried the pitching load for the Quincy High School softball team this season. Galesburg used that to its advantage, wearing Labre down in the second game of Saturday's Western Big Six Conference...
  • Spring game showcases how QU football team is moving in right direction

    Spring game showcases how QU football team is moving in right direction

    Sunday, April 13 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-04-13 04:13:31 GMT
    Ike Onike knows Saturday's spring game was important for the progression of the Quincy University football team. However, it's not the most important thing. "We're improving, but the summer grind is...
    Ike Onike knows Saturday's spring game was important for the progression of the Quincy University football team. However, it's not the most important thing. "We're improving, but the summer grind is...
  • College Baseball Roundup: QU can't complete weekend sweep

    College Baseball Roundup: QU can't complete weekend sweep

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:49:19 GMT
    For the second weekend in a row, the Quincy University baseball team missed out on a chance to sweep a weekend series. Saturday, the Hawks beat Missouri-St. Louis 11-2 before dropping the nightcap 2-1 in St. Louis, Mo. QU won the series 3-1 ...

    For the second weekend in a row, the Quincy University baseball team missed out on a chance to sweep a weekend series. Saturday, the Hawks beat Missouri-St. Louis 11-2 before dropping the nightcap 2-1 in St. Louis, Mo. QU won the series 3-1 ...

  • Area Roundup: One goal is enough for Hannibal to post NCMC road victory

    Area Roundup: One goal is enough for Hannibal to post NCMC road victory

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:42:21 GMT
    Hannibal girls soccer coach Eric Hill liked the way the Lady Pirates controlled possession during Saturday's North Central Missouri Conference game at Marshall. He only wishes they had finished just as well ...

    Hannibal girls soccer coach Eric Hill liked the way the Lady Pirates controlled possession during Saturday's North Central Missouri Conference game at Marshall. He only wishes they had finished just as well ...

  • Prep Softball Roundup: Wilson leads QND softball team to title

    Prep Softball Roundup: Wilson leads QND softball team to title

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:38:16 GMT
    Carly Wilson has found her groove. The Quincy Notre Dame freshman went 7 for 7, hit two doubles and three home runs and drove in seven runs during two games Saturday at the Beardstown Tournament ...

    Carly Wilson has found her groove. The Quincy Notre Dame freshman went 7 for 7, hit two doubles and three home runs and drove in seven runs during two games Saturday at the Beardstown Tournament ...

  • College Softball Roundup: Lady Hawks' hot bats earn doubleheader sweep

    College Softball Roundup: Lady Hawks' hot bats earn doubleheader sweep

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:35:53 GMT
    The Quincy University softball team's home run prowess continued Saturday. The Lady Hawks belted two home runs in the Great Lakes Valley Conference sweep of Southern Indiana, winning 3-2 and 8-1 at the Mart Heinen Softball Complex ...

    The Quincy University softball team's home run prowess continued Saturday. The Lady Hawks belted two home runs in the Great Lakes Valley Conference sweep of Southern Indiana, winning 3-2 and 8-1 at the Mart Heinen Softball Complex ...

  • Blue Devils baseball splits with Galesburg

    Blue Devils baseball splits with Galesburg

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:33:23 GMT
    GALESBURG, Ill. -- The Quincy High School baseball team came alive during the second game of Saturday's Western Big Six Conference doubleheader against Galesburg. The result was a split with the Silver Streaks. After collecting only two hits in a 2-0 loss in Game 1, the Blue Devils had 10 hits in a 7-4 victory in the nightcap ...

    GALESBURG, Ill. -- The Quincy High School baseball team came alive during the second game of Saturday's Western Big Six Conference doubleheader against Galesburg. The result was a split with the Silver Streaks. After collecting only two hits in a 2-0 loss in Game 1, the Blue Devils had 10 hits in a 7-4 victory in the nightcap ...

  • Prep Baseball Roundup: Shorthanded Raiders sweep doubleheader

    Prep Baseball Roundup: Shorthanded Raiders sweep doubleheader

    Saturday, April 12 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-04-13 03:31:23 GMT
    The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team was shorthanded Saturday. It didn't stop the Raiders from sweeping a doubleheader on the road, beating Jacksonville 6-3 and 17-8 ....

    The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team was shorthanded Saturday. It didn't stop the Raiders from sweeping a doubleheader on the road, beating Jacksonville 6-3 and 17-8 ....

  • Failed bunt attempt dooms Clark County

    Failed bunt attempt dooms Clark County

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-04-12 05:04:34 GMT
    KAHOKA, Mo. -- Jerry Jerome knew Clark County would experience growing pains in its first season since 1973. The lack of experience cost the team in a 5-4 loss to Monroe City Friday evening. "We just couldn't get...
    KAHOKA, Mo. -- Jerry Jerome knew Clark County would experience growing pains in its first season since 1973. The lack of experience cost the team in a 5-4 loss to Monroe City Friday evening. "We just couldn't get...
  • Polak finishes Raiders' comeback with walk-off single

    Polak finishes Raiders' comeback with walk-off single

    Saturday, April 12 2014 1:02 AM EDT2014-04-12 05:02:03 GMT
    Joey Polak could not stop running. No one on the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team could blame him. "It was just a good feeling," Polak said of his walk-off single in the Raiders' 11-10 win Friday over Columbia (Mo.)...
    Joey Polak could not stop running. No one on the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team could blame him. "It was just a good feeling," Polak said of his walk-off single in the Raiders' 11-10 win Friday over Columbia (Mo.)...
  • Area Roundup: QND softball team has eyes on tiltle tilt

    Area Roundup: QND softball team has eyes on tiltle tilt

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:54 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:54:40 GMT
    Quincy Notre Dame’s softball team is one victory away from playing for the championship after winning its first two games Friday in the Beardstown Tournament. The Lady Raiders were sluggish at the plate in a 5-1 victory over New Berlin. Their bats came alive during an 18-3, four-inning victory over Ashton-Franklin ...
    Quincy Notre Dame’s softball team is one victory away from playing for the championship after winning its first two games Friday in the Beardstown Tournament. The Lady Raiders were sluggish at the plate in a 5-1 victory over New Berlin. Their bats came alive during an 18-3, four-inning victory over Ashton-Franklin ...
  • QND doesn't stack up against Marquette

    QND doesn't stack up against Marquette

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:43 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:43:55 GMT
    ALTON, Ill. -- Alton Marquette's defense was too much for the Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team to handle Friday.  The result was the Lady Raiders' first loss of the season -- a 3-1 setback to the Explorers at Gordon Moore Park ...

    ALTON, Ill. -- Alton Marquette's defense was too much for the Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team to handle Friday.  The result was the Lady Raiders' first loss of the season -- a 3-1 setback to the Explorers at Gordon Moore Park ...

  • Prep Baseball Roundup: Hannibal capitalizes on opportunities to take win

    Prep Baseball Roundup: Hannibal capitalizes on opportunities to take win

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:40:01 GMT
    The Hannibal baseball team is learning how to make the most of its opportunities. The Pirates had only two hits but managed to beat Fulton 6-3 Friday afternoon at home to win a North Central Missouri Conference game ...

    The Hannibal baseball team is learning how to make the most of its opportunities. The Pirates had only two hits but managed to beat Fulton 6-3 Friday afternoon at home to win a North Central Missouri Conference game ...

  • College Roundup: Schultz leads JWCC softball to twinbill sweep

    College Roundup: Schultz leads JWCC softball to twinbill sweep

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:37 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:37:13 GMT
    A solid pitching performance in one game and a hot day at the plate in the other led the John Wood Community College softball team to a doubleheader sweep over Spoon River Friday as the Lady Blazers won 7-0 and 10-2.  In the first game, Julie Schultz struck out 15 and gave up three hits in the shutout victory ...

    A solid pitching performance in one game and a hot day at the plate in the other led the John Wood Community College softball team to a doubleheader sweep over Spoon River Friday as the Lady Blazers won 7-0 and 10-2.  In the first game, Julie Schultz struck out 15 and gave up three hits in the shutout victory ...

  • Racing Notebook: Early start planned for Quincy Raceways' season debut this Sunday

    Racing Notebook: Early start planned for Quincy Raceways' season debut this Sunday

    Saturday, April 12 2014 12:32 AM EDT2014-04-12 04:32:35 GMT
    Quincy Raceways will try again Sunday to open its 40th anniversary season. And it will be trying to start that day earlier than usual. Earlier this week, track manager Ken Dobson moved the first green flag to 4 p.m. --...
    Quincy Raceways will try again Sunday to open its 40th anniversary season. And it will be trying to start that day earlier than usual. Earlier this week, track manager Ken Dobson moved the first green flag to 4 p.m. --...
  • Area Roundup: Davis' double completes Griggsville-Perry's comeback

    Area Roundup: Davis' double completes Griggsville-Perry's comeback

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:43 AM EDT2014-04-11 07:43:20 GMT
    Rachel Smith drove in two runs with a fifth-inning double to break a 6-6 tie and lift the Griggsville-Perry softball team to an 8-6 victory over West Central on Thursday afternoon. Facing a six-run deficit heading to the bottom of the fourth inning, the Lady Tornadoes responded in a big way. After Griggsville-Perry (8-5) loaded the bases with one out...
    Rachel Smith drove in two runs with a fifth-inning double to break a 6-6 tie and lift the Griggsville-Perry softball team to an 8-6 victory over West Central on Thursday afternoon. Facing a six-run deficit heading to the bottom of the fourth inning, the Lady Tornadoes responded in a big way. After Griggsville-Perry (8-5) loaded the bases with one out...
  • John Wood's Tisdell receives first-team All-American honors

    John Wood's Tisdell receives first-team All-American honors

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:39 AM EDT2014-04-11 07:39:05 GMT
    TJ Tisdell knew he would have to shoulder heavy expectations as the John Wood Community College men's basketball team's lone returnee this past winter. However, the sophomore forward never felt he had to go at it alone. "Everyone contributes," Tisdell said. "Everyone wants to live up to expectations." Tisdell did more than that. He exceeded them all...
    TJ Tisdell knew he would have to shoulder heavy expectations as the John Wood Community College men's basketball team's lone returnee this past winter. However, the sophomore forward never felt he had to go at it alone. "Everyone contributes," Tisdell said. "Everyone wants to live up to expectations." Tisdell did more than that. He exceeded them all...
  • Krigbaum's first career homer allows Mustangs to walk off in style

    Krigbaum's first career homer allows Mustangs to walk off in style

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:35 AM EDT2014-04-11 07:35:33 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA, Mo. — In four years of playing varsity baseball, Marion County's Logan Krigbaum had never hit a home run. "I had gotten close a couple of times," he said. Although he held out hope for a power surge, he was beginning to doubt it would ever happen. "It was getting to that point," Krigbaum said...
    PHILADELPHIA, Mo. — In four years of playing varsity baseball, Marion County's Logan Krigbaum had never hit a home run. "I had gotten close a couple of times," he said. Although he held out hope for a power surge, he was beginning to doubt it would ever happen. "It was getting to that point," Krigbaum said...

  • Prep baseball roundup: Ard's sacrifice pushes Chargers to extra-inning victory

    Prep baseball roundup: Ard's sacrifice pushes Chargers to extra-inning victory

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:28 AM EDT2014-04-11 07:28:35 GMT
    A classic pitcher's duel ended in extra innings as a showdown of the bullpens. That's where the Illini West baseball team had an edge. Colton Mellinger threw a scoreless inning of relief, while Nolan Ard drove in the winning run with a sacrifice bunt in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Chargers edged West Hancock 2-1 Thursday afternoon at Jacob Burling Field in Carthage, Ill...
    A classic pitcher's duel ended in extra innings as a showdown of the bullpens. That's where the Illini West baseball team had an edge. Colton Mellinger threw a scoreless inning of relief, while Nolan Ard drove in the winning run with a sacrifice bunt in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Chargers edged West Hancock 2-1 Thursday afternoon at Jacob Burling Field in Carthage, Ill...

  • Molinari resigns as Western Illinois University men's basketball coach

    Molinari resigns as Western Illinois University men's basketball coach

    Friday, April 11 2014 3:24 AM EDT2014-04-11 07:24:19 GMT
    MACOMB, Ill. — For the past six days, Western Illinois University men's basketball fans were left to wonder. Will he stay or will he go? Thursday evening, they finally got their answer. Jim Molinari resigned after six seasons as the WIU head coach, leaving to become an assistant on Tim Miles' staff at the University of Nebraska...
    MACOMB, Ill. — For the past six days, Western Illinois University men's basketball fans were left to wonder. Will he stay or will he go? Thursday evening, they finally got their answer. Jim Molinari resigned after six seasons as the WIU head coach, leaving to become an assistant on Tim Miles' staff at the University of Nebraska...

  • Central freshman continues impressive start by winning two titles at Tom Johnson Invitational

    Central freshman continues impressive start by winning two titles at Tom Johnson Invitational

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:21 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:21:34 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. — Megan Lee can't seem to lose. Facing arguably her toughest competition in the long distance events at the Tom Johnson Invitational, the Central freshman runner didn't miss a step Wednesday. She actually got better...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. — Megan Lee can't seem to lose. Facing arguably her toughest competition in the long distance events at the Tom Johnson Invitational, the Central freshman runner didn't miss a step Wednesday. She actually got better...

  • Pittsfield's Mefford edges Liberty's Wolf at the tape

    Pittsfield's Mefford edges Liberty's Wolf at the tape

    Thursday, April 10 2014 12:16 PM EDT2014-04-10 16:16:39 GMT
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. — Kit Mefford and Connor Wolf both learned a simple lesson at the end of the 800-meter dash.  Don't let up before the finish line. Liberty's Wolf forgot the rule. Pittsfield's Mefford didn't...
    PITTSFIELD, Ill. — Kit Mefford and Connor Wolf both learned a simple lesson at the end of the 800-meter dash.  Don't let up before the finish line. Liberty's Wolf forgot the rule. Pittsfield's Mefford didn't...

  • College roundup: Trail Blazers climb out of crater to complete sweep

    College roundup: Trail Blazers climb out of crater to complete sweep

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:58 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:58:05 GMT
    In a nine-run hole after the top half of the first inning Wednesday, the John Wood Community College baseball team didn't panic. The Trail Blazers simply cut into Lewis & Clark's lead one run at a time...
    In a nine-run hole after the top half of the first inning Wednesday, the John Wood Community College baseball team didn't panic. The Trail Blazers simply cut into Lewis & Clark's lead one run at a time...

  • Area Roundup: Brown County plates winning run in bottom of the seventh

    Area Roundup: Brown County plates winning run in bottom of the seventh

    Thursday, April 10 2014 11:52 AM EDT2014-04-10 15:52:38 GMT
    With its four-run lead having evaporated, the Brown County baseball team waited until it was down to the final out in the seventh inning to regain its edge. Tristan Hopson singled up the middle on a 1-2 pitch to drive in the winning run...
    With its four-run lead having evaporated, the Brown County baseball team waited until it was down to the final out in the seventh inning to regain its edge. Tristan Hopson singled up the middle on a 1-2 pitch to drive in the winning run...
  • Wensing tosses perfect game as QND softball team earns road victory

    Wensing tosses perfect game as QND softball team earns road victory

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-04-09 14:32:47 GMT
    RUSHVILLE, Ill. -- When Quincy Notre Dame softball coach Eric Orne congratulated Ashley Wensing following Tuesday's 12-0 victory over Rushville-Industry, the sophomore hurler didn't think much of it. Then he explained what was so special about her outing. Wensing threw the first perfect game of her high school career...
    RUSHVILLE, Ill. -- When Quincy Notre Dame softball coach Eric Orne congratulated Ashley Wensing following Tuesday's 12-0 victory over Rushville-Industry, the sophomore hurler didn't think much of it. Then he explained what was so special about her outing. Wensing threw the first perfect game of her high school career...
  • Search committee members ready to give input on next QHS coach

    Search committee members ready to give input on next QHS coach

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-04-09 14:30:50 GMT
    The 13-member search committee for the next Quincy High School boys basketball coach has yet to meet, but that doesn't mean the members aren't formulating opinions. Several members, such as former Quincy and University of Illinois standout Bruce Douglas, already have an idea what they want to see in the next coach...
    The 13-member search committee for the next Quincy High School boys basketball coach has yet to meet, but that doesn't mean the members aren't formulating opinions. Several members, such as former Quincy and University of Illinois standout Bruce Douglas, already have an idea what they want to see in the next coach...

  • Raiders find success up and down lineup, beat Blue Devils for third time

    Raiders find success up and down lineup, beat Blue Devils for third time

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:48 AM EDT2014-04-09 13:48:07 GMT
    Lucas Frieden moved to the sixth spot in the batting order Tuesday night against Quincy High School after hitting second the night before. It didn't matter to him as he went 2 for 4 with three runs scored in the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team's 13-3 win in six innings at Ferd Niemann Jr. Memorial Ballfield...
    Lucas Frieden moved to the sixth spot in the batting order Tuesday night against Quincy High School after hitting second the night before. It didn't matter to him as he went 2 for 4 with three runs scored in the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team's 13-3 win in six innings at Ferd Niemann Jr. Memorial Ballfield...

  • Lady Pirates give Lady Raiders quite a tussle in one-goal game

    Lady Pirates give Lady Raiders quite a tussle in one-goal game

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 9:36 AM EDT2014-04-09 13:36:58 GMT
    Quincy Notre Dame soccer coach Mark Longo had no reservations saying Tuesday night's 1-0 victory against Hannibal was junior midfielder Lauren Vahlkamp's best effort of the season.  "She was involved," Longo said. Vahlkamp had to be for the Lady Raiders to survive...
    Quincy Notre Dame soccer coach Mark Longo had no reservations saying Tuesday night's 1-0 victory against Hannibal was junior midfielder Lauren Vahlkamp's best effort of the season.  "She was involved," Longo said. Vahlkamp had to be for the Lady Raiders to survive...

  • Venvertloh, Blue Devils snap losing streak with victory in WB6 opener

    Venvertloh, Blue Devils snap losing streak with victory in WB6 opener

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:54 AM EDT2014-04-09 09:54:30 GMT
    Stephanie Venvertloh and the Quincy High School girls soccer team were looking for something positive to offset a three-game losing streak. Tuesday night's 6-0 victory over Rock Island at Flinn Stadium did the trick. "It's definitely refreshing, coming off that three-game losing streak," Venvertloh said...
    Stephanie Venvertloh and the Quincy High School girls soccer team were looking for something positive to offset a three-game losing streak. Tuesday night's 6-0 victory over Rock Island at Flinn Stadium did the trick. "It's definitely refreshing, coming off that three-game losing streak," Venvertloh said...
  • Baseball roundup: Hawks split GLVC doubleheader as offense comes to life

    Baseball roundup: Hawks split GLVC doubleheader as offense comes to life

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 5:51 AM EDT2014-04-09 09:51:29 GMT
    One explosive inning enabled the Quincy University baseball team to split a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader with McKendree on Tuesday. After losing the opener 5-1, the Hawks responded by scoring seven runs in the third inning of the nightcap and rolling to a 13-3 victory at QU-Stadium...
    One explosive inning enabled the Quincy University baseball team to split a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader with McKendree on Tuesday. After losing the opener 5-1, the Hawks responded by scoring seven runs in the third inning of the nightcap and rolling to a 13-3 victory at QU-Stadium...

  • Softball roundup: Illini West rallies, completes doubleheader sweep

    Softball roundup: Illini West rallies, completes doubleheader sweep

    Apr 09, 2014 05:02 AM2014-04-09 09:47:57 GMT
    Trailing by three runs heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, the Illini West softball team had little hope of rallying. Then the hits started coming. The Chargers scored four runs to rally for a 9-8 victory over Abingdon and then completed the sweep of Tuesday's doubleheader with a 12-5 victory in the nightcap...
    Trailing by three runs heading into the bottom of the seventh inning, the Illini West softball team had little hope of rallying. Then the hits started coming. The Chargers scored four runs to rally for a 9-8 victory over Abingdon and then completed the sweep of Tuesday's doubleheader with a 12-5 victory in the nightcap...

  • Tossick comes through for Blue Devils on mound, at bat

    Tossick comes through for Blue Devils on mound, at bat

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-04-08 14:43:25 GMT
    Matt Tossick lives for pressure situations. That's part of his role as a late-inning relief pitcher for the Quincy High School baseball team, and he pitched 1 1/3 innings of relief Monday afternoon to finish off a...
    Matt Tossick lives for pressure situations. That's part of his role as a late-inning relief pitcher for the Quincy High School baseball team, and he pitched 1 1/3 innings of relief Monday afternoon to finish off a...
  • QND's Ridder gets out of early trouble, coasts to shutout victory over Highland

    QND's Ridder gets out of early trouble, coasts to shutout victory over Highland

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-04-08 14:39:33 GMT
    EWING, Mo. -- Austin Ridder got himself in a jam early. With runners on second and third with no outs in the first inning, the Quincy Notre Dame pitcher knew he just needed to throw strikes to come away unscathed. He...
    EWING, Mo. -- Austin Ridder got himself in a jam early. With runners on second and third with no outs in the first inning, the Quincy Notre Dame pitcher knew he just needed to throw strikes to come away unscathed. He...
  • Soccer Roundup: Foley sisters enjoy record game for QND

    Soccer Roundup: Foley sisters enjoy record game for QND

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-04-08 14:36:35 GMT
    It was a record-setting game Monday for the Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team.
    It was a record-setting game Monday for the Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team.
  • Area Roundup: Wild finish helps JWCC softball sweep

    Area Roundup: Wild finish helps JWCC softball sweep

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:34 AM EDT2014-04-08 14:34:28 GMT
    Devin Gudehus scored the go-ahead run with two outs in the top of the ninth inning as the John Wood Community College softball team won the first game of a MidWest Athletic Conference doubleheader 9-8 Monday at Lincoln.
    Devin Gudehus scored the go-ahead run with two outs in the top of the ninth inning as the John Wood Community College softball team won the first game of a MidWest Athletic Conference doubleheader 9-8 Monday at Lincoln.
  • Baseball Roundup: Wiese's squeeze bunt scores winning run for Brown County

    Baseball Roundup: Wiese's squeeze bunt scores winning run for Brown County

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-04-08 14:32:15 GMT
    Bayley Wiese's suicide squeeze in the bottom of the sixth inning scored the winning run for Brown County in a 9-8 victory over Unity in a non-conference game at Mount Sterling.
    Bayley Wiese's suicide squeeze in the bottom of the sixth inning scored the winning run for Brown County in a 9-8 victory over Unity in a non-conference game at Mount Sterling.
  • Softball Roundup: Griggsville-Perry battles back for doubleheader split with Jerseyville

    Softball Roundup: Griggsville-Perry battles back for doubleheader split with Jerseyville

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:30 AM EDT2014-04-08 14:30:37 GMT
    After dropping the opening game of Monday's doubleheader, the host Griggsville-Perry softball team brought its bats out in the second game to beat Jerseyville 11-1.
    After dropping the opening game of Monday's doubleheader, the host Griggsville-Perry softball team brought its bats out in the second game to beat Jerseyville 11-1.
  • C-SC softball team holds on, splits doubleheader at Benedictine

    C-SC softball team holds on, splits doubleheader at Benedictine

    Monday, April 7 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-04-07 16:40:59 GMT
    The Culver-Stockton College softball team salvaged a Heart of America Athletic Conference split, holding off Benedictine's comeback attempt in the second game and winning 5-4 after losing the first game 5-4 in Atchison, Kan. C-SC took a 5-1 lead in the nightcap when it scored two runs in the top of the sixth inning. Sam Bolin reached on a two-base error, allowing Kim Myers and Rhea Hobson to score. Benedictine answered with a run in the bottom of the sixth and s...
    The Culver-Stockton College softball team salvaged a Heart of America Athletic Conference split, holding off Benedictine's comeback attempt in the second game and winning 5-4 after losing the first game 5-4 in Atchison, Kan. C-SC took a 5-1 lead in the nightcap when it scored two runs in the top of the sixth inning. Sam Bolin reached on a two-base error, allowing Kim Myers and Rhea Hobson to score. Benedictine answered with a run in the bottom of the sixth and s...
  • Search committee wants to return QHS boys basketball to glory

    Search committee wants to return QHS boys basketball to glory

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:33 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:33:33 GMT
    Quincy School Board member Sayeed Ali has outlined the tasks for a 13-person search committee charged with finding the next boys basketball coach at Quincy High School. Without a single meeting, however, the main goal is...
    Quincy School Board member Sayeed Ali has outlined the tasks for a 13-person search committee charged with finding the next boys basketball coach at Quincy High School. Without a single meeting, however, the main goal is...
  • Hawks move into fifth in GLVC West after taking three of four from Missouri S&T

    Hawks move into fifth in GLVC West after taking three of four from Missouri S&T

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:32:02 GMT
    A three-run fifth inning helped the Quincy University baseball team win the opening game of its Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader against Missouri S&T 6-5 Sunday afternoon at QU-Stadium.
    A three-run fifth inning helped the Quincy University baseball team win the opening game of its Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader against Missouri S&T 6-5 Sunday afternoon at QU-Stadium.
  • QU softball team lets chance to sweep GLVC twinbill slip away

    QU softball team lets chance to sweep GLVC twinbill slip away

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:30 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:30:20 GMT
    The Quincy University softball team missed out on a chance to sweep a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader when Rockhurst scored the winning run on an error in the bottom of the 12th inning for a 3-2 victory Sunday afternoon at Kansas City, Mo.
    The Quincy University softball team missed out on a chance to sweep a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader when Rockhurst scored the winning run on an error in the bottom of the 12th inning for a 3-2 victory Sunday afternoon at Kansas City, Mo.
  • Hawks play best golf of the spring

    Hawks play best golf of the spring

    Monday, April 7 2014 11:28 AM EDT2014-04-07 15:28:14 GMT
    The Quincy University men's golf team turned in its best performance of the spring, placing third out of 29 teams in The Jewell Regional this weekend at par-71 Elks Run Golf Course.
    The Quincy University men's golf team turned in its best performance of the spring, placing third out of 29 teams in The Jewell Regional this weekend at par-71 Elks Run Golf Course.
  • Keeper's performance isn't enough for Blue Devils

    Keeper's performance isn't enough for Blue Devils

    Sunday, April 6 2014 12:40 AM EDT2014-04-06 04:40:02 GMT
    Anna Stock started playing soccer on three years ago. Saturday afternoon, the Quincy High School junior goalkeeper performed like a seasoned veteran. "She's put a lot of time in the offseason," QHS coach Travis...
    Anna Stock started playing soccer on three years ago. Saturday afternoon, the Quincy High School junior goalkeeper performed like a seasoned veteran. "She's put a lot of time in the offseason," QHS coach Travis...
  • College Roundup: HLGU softball takes AMC sweep

    College Roundup: HLGU softball takes AMC sweep

    Sunday, April 6 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-04-06 04:13:54 GMT
    The Hannibal-LaGrange University softball team swept an American Midwest Conference doubleheader from Lyon Saturday, winning the first game 5-3 and posting a 7-0 shutout in the second. The Trojans fell behind 2-0 in the first game before rallying with a three-run third inning to take lead and the win.

    The Hannibal-LaGrange University softball team swept an American Midwest Conference doubleheader from Lyon Saturday, winning the first game 5-3 and posting a 7-0 shutout in the second. The Trojans fell behind 2-0 in the first game before rallying with a three-run third inning to take lead and the win.

  • Prep Softball Roundup: Lady Panthers sweep on the road

    Prep Softball Roundup: Lady Panthers sweep on the road

    Sunday, April 6 2014 12:10 AM EDT2014-04-06 04:10:17 GMT
    The Central softball team had little trouble Saturday, sweeping Macomb 12-2, 12-0 at Macomb, Ill. In the first game, Macomb took a brief two-run lead by scoring a pair in the bottom of the second inning. Central responded with two runs in the third and three more in the fourth inning ...
    The Central softball team had little trouble Saturday, sweeping Macomb 12-2, 12-0 at Macomb, Ill. In the first game, Macomb took a brief two-run lead by scoring a pair in the bottom of the second inning. Central responded with two runs in the third and three more in the fourth inning ...
  • QU pitching, defense lead to sweep of Missouri S&T

    QU pitching, defense lead to sweep of Missouri S&T

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-04-06 03:58:02 GMT
    Missouri S&T needed to make a late-inning rally in the second game of Saturday's Great Lakes Valley Conference against Quincy University. With Reed Brown on first and Tyler Bodenstab at bat with one out, a rally...
    Missouri S&T needed to make a late-inning rally in the second game of Saturday's Great Lakes Valley Conference against Quincy University. With Reed Brown on first and Tyler Bodenstab at bat with one out, a rally...
  • Prep Baseball Roundup: Hannibal records first NCMC victory

    Prep Baseball Roundup: Hannibal records first NCMC victory

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-04-06 03:39:57 GMT
    The Hannibal baseball team held off a seventh-inning rally by Marshall to record its first North Central Missouri Conference victory 6-4 Saturday at Marshall, Mo.  The Owls took advantage of three Pirates errors to score a pair of runs in the bottom of the seventh.

    The Hannibal baseball team held off a seventh-inning rally by Marshall to record its first North Central Missouri Conference victory 6-4 Saturday at Marshall, Mo.  The Owls took advantage of three Pirates errors to score a pair of runs in the bottom of the seventh.

  • Blue Devils squad counts on doubles play to beat Raiders

    Blue Devils squad counts on doubles play to beat Raiders

    Saturday, April 5 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-04-06 03:36:52 GMT
    The play of the Quincy High School boys doubles teams left a little to be desire in their last tennis match against Moline. "They just didn't play very well," Blue Devils coach Mike Terry said. "They weren't in rhythm and were out of sync."

    The play of the Quincy High School boys doubles teams left a little to be desire in their last tennis match against Moline. "They just didn't play very well," Blue Devils coach Mike Terry said. "They weren't in rhythm and were out of sync."

  • Area Roundup: Lady Raiders settle for scoreless tie

    Area Roundup: Lady Raiders settle for scoreless tie

    Saturday, April 5 2014 12:00 AM EDT2014-04-05 04:00:49 GMT
    The Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team couldn't capitalize on three solid scoring opportunities during the second half of a scoreless tie with Kirkwood Friday at the Lou Fusz Soccer Complex in St. Louis, Mo.  Midway through the second half, a shot by the Lady Raiders' Cassidy Foley ricocheted off the crossbar.
    The Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team couldn't capitalize on three solid scoring opportunities during the second half of a scoreless tie with Kirkwood Friday at the Lou Fusz Soccer Complex in St. Louis, Mo.  Midway through the second half, a shot by the Lady Raiders' Cassidy Foley ricocheted off the crossbar.
  • Optimism abounds for Quincy Raceways' 40th anniversary season

    Optimism abounds for Quincy Raceways' 40th anniversary season

    Friday, April 4 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-04-04 19:21:10 GMT
    When the green flag drops for Quincy Raceways’ 40th anniversary season April 13, there will likely be a noticeable change in the air.It’s called optimism.New track promoter Ken Dobson and his CILTRAK operations group have spent most of the offseason not only rebuilding the fan base but earning the trust of the drivers.
    When the green flag drops for Quincy Raceways’ 40th anniversary season April 13, there will likely be a noticeable change in the air.It’s called optimism.New track promoter Ken Dobson and his CILTRAK operations group have spent most of the offseason not only rebuilding the fan base but earning the trust of the drivers.
  • Softball Roundup: Lady Tornadoes spread out offense in victory

    Softball Roundup: Lady Tornadoes spread out offense in victory

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-04-04 14:15:58 GMT
    Lynley Ellis went 3 for 3 and drove in the first run of the game to lead the Griggsville-Perry softball team to a 3-1 victory over Triopia Tuesday at Griggsville, Ill.
    Lynley Ellis went 3 for 3 and drove in the first run of the game to lead the Griggsville-Perry softball team to a 3-1 victory over Triopia Tuesday at Griggsville, Ill.

  • Sholl's dedication has become a life motto

    Sholl's dedication has become a life motto

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:09 AM EDT2014-04-04 14:09:24 GMT
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Jacob Sholl looks down at his track cleats and reads a short message before each event. "The hardest things in life today, are the things that are most worth having tomorrow." The words on the inside...
    CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Jacob Sholl looks down at his track cleats and reads a short message before each event. "The hardest things in life today, are the things that are most worth having tomorrow." The words on the inside...
  • Pittsfield continues search for football coach

    Pittsfield continues search for football coach

    Thursday, April 3 2014 9:20 AM EDT2014-04-03 13:20:39 GMT
    Pittsfield continues search for football coach Pittsfield thletic director Don Bigley has amped up the search for the school's next football coach. The school is currently accepting applications until at least the...
    Pittsfield continues search for football coach Pittsfield athletic director Don Bigley has amped up the search for the school's next football coach. The school is currently accepting applications until at least the...
  • Foley sisters lead QND past QHS

    Foley sisters lead QND past QHS

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-04-02 21:07:03 GMT
    Cassidy Foley wanted to make something happen. "I saw an open run and just called for the ball," the Quincy Notre Dame senior said. "She gave me a great pass, and I finished well. I had a gap, and I just hit it right." The elder Foley's shot into the right corner of the net put QND ahead 1-0 in the 57th minute. The younger Foley added a second goal 13 minutes later, sealing QND's 2-0 win Tuesday at Flinn Stadium.
    Cassidy Foley wanted to make something happen. "I saw an open run and just called for the ball," the Quincy Notre Dame senior said. "She gave me a great pass, and I finished well. I had a gap, and I just hit it right." The elder Foley's shot into the right corner of the net put QND ahead 1-0 in the 57th minute. The younger Foley added a second goal 13 minutes later, sealing QND's 2-0 win Tuesday at Flinn Stadium.

  • Baseball Roundup: QND handles challenge from Palmyra

    Baseball Roundup: QND handles challenge from Palmyra

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-04-02 20:49:11 GMT
    The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team waited three innings for its chance. In the fourth, the Raiders seized their opportunity. QND snapped a scoreless tie when Austin Ridder hit an RBI single. The Raiders used that momentum to beat Palmyra 3-0 Tuesday at Flower City Park in Palmyra, Mo. It was the first loss for the Panthers (5-1).
    The Quincy Notre Dame baseball team waited three innings for its chance. In the fourth, the Raiders seized their opportunity. QND snapped a scoreless tie when Austin Ridder hit an RBI single. The Raiders used that momentum to beat Palmyra 3-0 Tuesday at Flower City Park in Palmyra, Mo. It was the first loss for the Panthers (5-1).

  • College Roundup: QU pitcher one out from no-hitter, then loses game on two-run homer

    College Roundup: QU pitcher one out from no-hitter, then loses game on two-run homer

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-04-02 20:43:16 GMT
    Quincy University freshman Graham Spraker was one out away from completing a feat that many pitchers at any level dream of: a no-hitter. With a 1-0 lead and a runner on second base and two outs in the top of the seventh inning, Spraker unleashed a pitch to pinch hitter Corban Williams, who knocked it over the right-field wall. The home run gave Truman State a 2-1 win to salvage a split with the Hawks at QU-Stadium.
    Quincy University freshman Graham Spraker was one out away from completing a feat that many pitchers at any level dream of: a no-hitter. With a 1-0 lead and a runner on second base and two outs in the top of the seventh inning, Spraker unleashed a pitch to pinch hitter Corban Williams, who knocked it over the right-field wall. The home run gave Truman State a 2-1 win to salvage a split with the Hawks at QU-Stadium.
  • Schuckman: Lack of answers from school board puts Quincy in murky situation

    Schuckman: Lack of answers from school board puts Quincy in murky situation

    Thursday, March 27 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-03-27 17:07:53 GMT
    The question was posed before the Quincy School Board adjourned its Wednesday morning meeting. Who's next? A better question would have been this. Why now? The board voted 6-0 with one member abstaining to...
    The question was posed before the Quincy School Board adjourned its Wednesday morning meeting. Who's next? A better question would have been this. Why now? The board voted 6-0 with one member abstaining to...
  • College basketball preview: Quincy men at Rockhurst

    College basketball preview: Quincy men at Rockhurst

    Saturday, January 25 2014 1:01 AM EST2014-01-25 06:01:16 GMT
    Quincy men (6-12, 1-7) at Rockhurst (5-10, 1-7) 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Mason-Halpin Field House Kansas City, Mo. Radio: ESPN 1440 AM and WGEM.com Twitter: @WhigSports Scouting Rockhurst: Having lost three ...
    Quincy men (6-12, 1-7) at Rockhurst (5-10, 1-7) 3:15 p.m. Saturday at the Mason-Halpin Field House Kansas City, Mo. Radio: ESPN 1440 AM and WGEM.com Twitter: @WhigSports Scouting Rockhurst: Having lost three in a...
  • Lady Panthers showcase other weapons in outlasting Lady Indians in semifinals

    Lady Panthers showcase other weapons in outlasting Lady Indians in semifinals

    Thursday, January 23 2014 9:17 AM EST2014-01-23 14:17:50 GMT
    PALMYRA, Mo. — Allie Dietrich was at a loss for words when Katee Hinkle, the Palmyra girls basketball team's leading scorer, was not performing like her usual self Wednesday night...
    PALMYRA, Mo. — Allie Dietrich was at a loss for words when Katee Hinkle, the Palmyra girls basketball team's leading scorer, was not performing like her usual self Wednesday night. "It was weird not having her shooting like she was," Dietrich said...
  • Area Roundup: Eagles able to Poore it on in fourth quarter to advance

    Area Roundup: Eagles able to Poore it on in fourth quarter to advance

    Thursday, January 23 2014 9:10 AM EST2014-01-23 14:10:30 GMT
    Royce Poore decided he didn't want the North Shelby boys basketball team playing for the championship of its own tournament. The Knox County senior forward scored 14 points...
    Royce Poore decided he didn't want the North Shelby boys basketball team playing for the championship of its own tournament. The Knox County senior forward scored 14 points in the fourth quarter Wednesday night, helping the Eagles finish off the Raiders 71-65 in the semifinals...
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  • Canton, Mo., artist makes statement with environmental artwork

    Canton, Mo., artist makes statement with environmental artwork

    Monday, April 21 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-04-21 17:50:00 GMT
    CANTON, Mo. -- Canton artist Sandy Eccles is concerned that threats to the environment could have an impact on her grandchildren and future generations. So she's doing something about it.
    CANTON, Mo. -- Canton artist Sandy Eccles is concerned that threats to the environment could have an impact on her grandchildren and future generations. So she's doing something about it.
  • Quincy School District gets more than 1,700 responses to facilities survey

    Quincy School District gets more than 1,700 responses to facilities survey

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:07 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:07:58 GMT
    The Quincy School District received more than 1,700 responses to its recent facilities survey. Business Manager Joel Murphy told the School Board's Finance Committee on Wednesday morning that the survey results still...
    The Quincy School District received more than 1,700 responses to its recent facilities survey. Business Manager Joel Murphy told the School Board's Finance Committee on Wednesday morning that the survey results still...
  • Drug take-back event set for Saturday at Quincy Mall

    Drug take-back event set for Saturday at Quincy Mall

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 12:00 PM EDT2014-04-23 16:00:21 GMT
    The Quincy Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will hold a drug take-back event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Quincy police subpost in the Quincy Mall. The service is free and anonymous,...
    The Quincy Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will hold a drug take-back event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Quincy police subpost in the Quincy Mall. The service is free and anonymous,...
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