They're Baaaaack: Defense leads Monroe City's return to state title game
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They're Baaaaack: Defense leads Monroe City's return to state title game

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- Blake Hays and Monroe City football coach David Kirby enjoyed the moment for a split second. Fullback Cole Pennewell punched in a 6-yard touchdown run that put the Panthers ahead by two touchdowns over East Buchanan. Monroe City was 41

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Hickey leads comeback as Hawks win in OT
Women's College Basketball

Hickey leads comeback as Hawks win in OT

QUINCY -- The Quincy University women's basketball team played poorly in the first quarter on Saturday for the second consecutive game. The Hawks eventually got as close as two points on Friday night but never took the lead in a loss to Winona State. Tayl

Hawks fall short on final possession again
Men's College Basketball

Hawks fall short on final possession again

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Quincy University men's basketball team was close to winning on Saturday afternoon. But for the second time in four games this season, the Hawks couldn't get a game-tying or game-winning basket to drop on the final possession of the

Celebration subdued for Panthers after winning semifinal game
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Celebration subdued for Panthers after winning semifinal game

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- There was no wild celebration this time. Instead, there were a few hugs before the Monroe City football team formed a line to shake hands with East Buchanan after winning Saturday's Class 1 state semifinal game 28-14 at Lankford Field a

Clark County's surprise run ends in state semifinals
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Clark County's surprise run ends in state semifinals

KAHOKA, Mo. -- The Clark County football team knew it was in a place not many outside the program expected. The Indians couldn't keep their surprise playoff run last one more week. Clark County fell behind by three touchdowns early to Lafayette County and

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Brown County rallies in fourth quarter for victory

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Kylie Moorman scored 19 points for Brown County in a 62-56 victory over Pittsfield in the final game of the Lady Hornet Classic on Saturday. Sydney Bauer scored 15 of her 19 points in the first half to help the Saukees build a 29-20 l

Borrowman's 23 points helps Western/Payson survive
Prep Girls Basketball

Borrowman's 23 points helps Western/Payson survive

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Blair Borrowman scored 23 points for the Western/Payson girls basketball team to help them beat West Hancock 33-30 Saturday at the Hornet Classic. The game was tied 30-30 with less than two minutes to play when Borrowman scored to

Prep Girls Basketball

Liberty tops Unity in season opener

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- The Liberty girls basketball team outscored Unity 8-6 in overtime to win 52-50 in its season opener in the Lady Hornet Classic Saturday. Liberty's Taryn Roe scored 16 points, including a 3-pointer. Paige Knuffman added 11 points for

Prep Girls Basketball

Pepper scores 33 points to lead Pittsfield

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Lilly Pepper scored 33 points for the Pittsfield girls' basketball team in a 67-52 victory over Rushville-Industry on Saturday at the Lady Hornet Classic. Pepper scored 19 of her 33 points in the first half along, and Hannah Clemen

Prep Girls Basketball

Western-Payson pulls away in fourth

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Blair Borrowman helped the Western-Payson girls basketball pull away for a 61-57 victory over Peoria Central in the Lady Hornet Classic Saturday. Borrowman scored 11 points in the fourth quarter, making seven of eight from the free-