Pressure cooker: Blue Devils, Raiders aim to make life difficult on each other

QUINCY -- Looking back, Jirehl Brock understands what pressure-packed means. Last December, Brock played in his first Quincy High School vs. Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball game and it challenged his ability to stay focused and emotionally...

Prep Girls Basketball

Solid defense helps Western-Payson prevail

QUINCY -- The Western-Payson Seymour girls basketball team held Canton to one field goal in the second quarter on the way to a 43-28 victory in the Rumble on the River at the Student Activity Center at John Wood Community College Saturday morning. The defe

Prep Wrestling

Illini West, Pittsfield compete in Porta quad

PETERSBURG, Ill. -- Gabe Castillo won three bouts for the Illini West wrestling team despite the Chargers dropping all four matches at the Petersburg Porta Super Quad Saturday. Castillo, wrestling at 145 pounds, won a 5-1 decision over Auburn, earned a pin

Prep Wrestling

Hartweg takes second place in Fort Madison Invitational

FORT MADISON, Iowa -- Chase Hartweg of the West Hancock wrestling team took second place in the 170-pound weight class Saturday at the Fort Madison Invitational. Hartweg won three matches on the day, but was pinned in the championship match by Ben Sarasin

Prep Girls Basketball

Pair or scoring runs dooms Hornets

QUINCY -- The Miller Career Academy girls basketball team used two second-half runs to pull away for a 59-42 victory over Brown County in Rumble on the River Saturday at John Wood. Mariah Markert's jumper in the lane midway through the third quarter pulled

Women's College Basketball

C-SC scores just nine points in second half

CANTON, Mo. -- The Culver-Stockton College women's basketball team scored just nine points in the second half in a 68-30 loss to the University of Missouri-St. Louis on Saturday afternoon at Charles Field House. C-SC took a 15-12 lead going into the second

Prep Wrestling

Carter, Yohn lead Blue Devils to fifth place at Mascoutah

MASCOUTAH, Ill. -- The Quincy High School wrestling team had two second-place finishers and took fifth place out of 30 teams at the 48th annual Mascoutah Invitational on Saturday. Mahomet Seymour won with 200.5 points, followed by Collinsville (193.5) and

Prep Boys Basketball

Talton, Panthers roll to victory

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- C.E. Talton led the Monroe City boys basketball team with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the Panthers' 60-46 victory over Van-Far on Friday night. Monroe City (7-1) took an 16-11 lead at the end of the first quarter...

Prep Girls Basketball

Late three-point play dooms Louisiana

LOUISIANA. Mo. -- A three-point play with less than a minute to play in regulation allowed the Brookfield girls basketball team to steal a Clarence Cannon Conference victory, winning 55-52 at Louisiana on Friday night. Louisiana led 52-51...

Prep Boys Basketball

Slow third quarter costly for Wolves

PLEASANT HILL, Ill. -- The Pleasant Hill boys basketball team was able cut the nine-point third-quarter deficit to one but could not grab a lead in a 50-44 loss to Jacksonville Routt on Friday night. The Wolves (3-4) were down 23-18 ...

Prep Boys Basketball

Strong defense pushes Tigers to victory

CENTER, Mo. -- Grant Peters scored 10 of his 26 points in the first quarter to help the Mark Twain boys basketball team take a 16-13 lead in the Tigers' 51-34 victory over Clopton on Friday night. Clopton got within one point entering halftime...