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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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Blue Devils scratch out victory at home over Rocks

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With a 14-13 lead with 2 minutes, 41 seconds to play and facing a third down and 10 on their own 30-yard line, Quincy running back Bryce Unmisig and the Blue Devils refused to panic. "We're at home," Unmisig said.... More>>

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>>

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

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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.

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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>>

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

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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.

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Panthers showcase speed on way to win

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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... More>>

Prep Notebook: Knox County has chance to shake up Tri-Rivers Conference standings

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Knox County football coach Alex Van Delft knows the Eagles can cause a stir in the Tri-Rivers Conference Friday night. With a road game against three-time conference champion Milan, Knox County can take a step toward... More>>

Prep football preview: Kirksville at Hannibal

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KIRKSVILLE AT HANNIBAL When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Porter Stadium, Hannibal, Mo. Radio: KHMOradio.com, KDBL 96.9 FM Records: Kirksville -- 0-4 (0-2 North Central Missouri Conference). Hannibal -- 3-1 (2-0 North... More>>

Prep football preview: Quincy High School at Peoria Manual

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QHS AT PEORIA MANUAL When: 7:30 p.m. Friday Where: Peoria Stadium Radio: WQCY 103.9 FM Records: QHS -- 2-1 (2-0 Western Big Six Conference). Manual -- 1-2. Coaches: QHS -- Rick Little (38-32 at Quincy, eighth... More>>

Prep football preview: Illini West at Quincy Notre Dame

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ILLINI WEST AT QND When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Advance Physical Therapy Field Radio: ESPN 1440 AM, WTAD 930 AM Records: Illini West -- 2-1 (0-0 West Central Conference). QND -- 2-1 (0-0 WCC). Coaches: Illini West... More>>

Pirates' fourth-quarter flurry leads to remarkable come-from-behind victory

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MEXICO, Mo. — Hannibal football coach Mark St. Clair didn't like the vibe he was getting from the Pirates at halftime Friday night. "Their body language was not good," St. Clair said.  Their energy level was worse. "We weren't playing with any energy," St. Clair said...

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Spread the wealth: Chargers use mutliple backs to run to victory in home opener

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CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The Illini West football team proved Saturday it doesn't have a one-man rushing attack. Dry conditions helped the Chargers get everyone involved. A week after fullback Austin Curfman rushed for 150 yards and five touchdowns against Rockford Christian, eighth-ranked Illini West... More>>

Prep football roundup: Clark County's rushing attack leads to upset of Macon

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Allowing a safety in the first quarter didn't phase the Clark County football team, which responded to beat Macon 18-15 in a Clarence Cannon Conference game in Macon, Mo. The Indians benefited from the return of senior running back Jake Trump. Trump scored a 14-yard touchdown to put Clark County (1-2, 1-2 CCC) ahead 6-2 in the first.

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  • West Hancock grounds out victory over Scotland County

    West Hancock grounds out victory over Scotland County

    Saturday, September 6 2014 1:33 AM EDT2014-09-06 05:33:47 GMT
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Travis Cook understands that football is a game of endurance. The West Hancock football coach also knows how conditioned his team is. "We feel like we're in pretty good shape," Cook said. "We know...
    HAMILTON, Ill. -- Travis Cook understands that football is a game of endurance. The West Hancock football coach also knows how conditioned his team is. "We feel like we're in pretty good shape," Cook said. "We know...
  • Hannibal dominates Boonville in lightning-shortened conference opener

    Hannibal dominates Boonville in lightning-shortened conference opener

    Saturday, September 6 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-09-06 05:19:47 GMT
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A blowout victory was what the Hannibal football team needed after a blowout loss. The Pirates got that in their North Central Missouri Conference opener, thumping Boonville 49-0 in a lightning-shortened...
    HANNIBAL, Mo. -- A blowout victory was what the Hannibal football team needed after a blowout loss. The Pirates got that in their North Central Missouri Conference opener, thumping Boonville 49-0 in a lightning-shortened...
  • Pittsfield opens second Simonson era with road victory

    Pittsfield opens second Simonson era with road victory

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:12 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:12:44 GMT
    VARNA, Ill. -- Curt Simonson's return as the head coach of the Pittsfield football program didn't play out like a Hollywood-esque script. The ending wasn't quite picture perfect either.

    VARNA, Ill. -- Curt Simonson's return as the head coach of the Pittsfield football program didn't play out like a Hollywood-esque script. The ending wasn't quite picture perfect either.

  • Hannibal runs into Helias buzzsaw

    Hannibal runs into Helias buzzsaw

    Sunday, August 31 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-08-31 04:03:09 GMT
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Hannibal football coach Mark St. Clair can't think of a better way to start the season than playing two powerhouses. Even if it means starting with a 1-1 record, including Saturday night's 52-14 loss to Jefferson City Helias at Adkins Stadium.

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Hannibal football coach Mark St. Clair can't think of a better way to start the season than playing two powerhouses. Even if it means starting with a 1-1 record, including Saturday night's 52-14 loss to Jefferson City Helias at Adkins Stadium.

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