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Fine and dandy: Keating's return from knee injury is major boon for Lady Raiders

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QUINCY — Quenna Keating heard the question repeatedly when she returned to the basketball court for her senior season. "Are you OK?" The question came from Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball coach Kevin Meyer...

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PREP NOTEBOOK: Meny, Richmiller face off as 1,500-point scorers

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A rarity occurred in the Clarence Cannon Conference when the Palmyra boys basketball team played Highland Wednesday in the semifinals of the Tony Lenzini Tournament. Palmyra guard Trevor Meny and Highland forward Austin Richmiller faced off as two 1,500-point scorers. The last time two 1,500-point scorers in the CCC played against each other was in 2003 when Highland's Greg Dilligard and South Shelby's Joe Chapin met.


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MAJOR THIRD: Unity Mustangs bounce back from semifinal loss for a convincing 59-43 win in third-place game

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PEORIA, Ill. -- Had a poll been taken Jan. 1 ranking the six high school basketball teams in Adams County, Unity likely would have been ranked last. Payson Seynour was ranked No. 1 in the Class 1A state poll at the time,... More>>

Long-range planning: Palmyra's offense rolls when 3-point shots fall

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Palmyra girls basketball coach Chris Parsons doesn't want the Lady Panthers to rely on the 3-point shot. However, he admits it makes the offense more explosive when the long-range shots fall.

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AREA ROUNDUP: Knox County rallies to beat North Shelby in overtime

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Knox County boys basketball coach Zach Summers was given a technical foul with five minutes left in the fourth quarter. The Eagles trailed by seven points after a North Shelby player made two free throws. However, the technical also sparked the Eagles. Knox County rallied to win 67-64 in overtime in the semifinals of the North Shelby Tournament in Shelbyville, Mo.

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Prep basketball preview: Quincy Notre Dame vs. Collinsville

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Quincy Notre Dame (8-9) vs. Collinsville (12-8) 7:30 p.m. Friday º Jerseyville, Ill. Havens Gym NewsTalk 105.1 FM º WTAD 930 AM Scouting the Kahoks: Collinsville has rattled off four straight victories,... More>>

Prep basketball preview: Rock Island Alleman at Quincy High School

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Alleman (4-12, 0-4) at Quincy High School (10-6, 2-2) 7:30 p.m. Friday º Blue Devil Gym ESPN 1440 AM º WQCY 103.9 FM Scouting the Pioneers: Alleman continues to struggle against Western Big Six Conference... More>>

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Keating's tip-in just before buzzer lifts QND to road victory

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Quenna Keating tipped in a lob off an inbounds play with 1.2 seconds remaining in regulation, lifting the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team to a 51-50 victory over Chatham Glenwood on Tuesday night in Chatham.


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BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Fox's free throws seal Titans' victory over Mustangs

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Two free throws by Cole Fox with 6.7 seconds left helped the West Hancock boys basketball team ice a 52-50 victory over Unity Tuesday night in Mendon.


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Jerseyville pounds ball inside to open tourney with victory over QND

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JERSEYVILLE, Ill. — When it came down to needing a clutch basket, the Jerseyville boys basketball team knew who needed the ball. And there was nothing Quincy Notre Dame could do to stop that...

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Keokuk holds off late Illini West rally to win Hancock County Tournament title

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CARTHAGE, Ill. — There was a common emotion in the Illini West boys basketball locker room Saturday night after the Chargers dropped a 70-69 decision to Keokuk in the Hancock County Tournament championship game... More>>

Illini West defense locks down in fourth to claim Lady Panther Classic title

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CAMP POINT, Ill. — The Illini West girls basketball team didn't panic when it fell behind by eight points with under two minutes to go in the third quarter. Instead, the Lady Chargers became more focused...

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BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Payson Seymour takes third at Winchester as offense revs up

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A slow start didn't keep the Payson Seymour boys basketball team from eventually revving up its high-octane offense. The Indians scored 19 points in both the second and third quarters and pulled away from Griggsville-Perry for a 66-41 victory in the third-place game of the Winchester Tournament...
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GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Hickerson comes off bench to lead Payson Seymour to first victory

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Since reviving the girls basketball program in 2013, Payson Seymour has been in search of foundation-building victory. It finally happened Saturday. Haley Hickerson came off the bench to score 17 points... 

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