The countdown is on. Jack Cornell started it Tuesday. In the middle of the thank yous and the this-is-where-I-want-to-bes that accompany any introductory press conference, Cornell made a comment that grabbed the attention of the Quincy Notre Dame...
QUINCY -- Adehkeem Brown is confident his football career is far from over. All he has to do is prove that to at least one professional scout. The former Quincy University cornerback is hoping to make an impression during pro day workouts this month. Brown
QUINCY -- Had it been any other circumstance, Jack Cornell would have left his cell phone behind or at least turned it off. Yet, when he and his wife, Lauren, were seated for a performance of "Hamilton" on Broadway during a recent weekend getaway...
The sport of 8-man football has enough participants to offer state championships in neighboring states of Missouri and Iowa, and it's slowly growing in Illinois. A group of schools from Chicagoland have formed the 8-Man Football Association and is pursuing the opportunity to be sponsored by the Illinois High School Association and form its own state series. Seven schools -- Alden-Hebron, Westminster Christian in Elgin, Christian Life in Rockford, Judah Christian in Champaign, Lake Forest Academy, Milford-Cissna Park and Jacksonville ISD -- are playing 8-man football for the 2018 season, while Polo will join in 2019.
QUINCY -- Much of the drama that accompanies college football's signing day was taken out of the equation before Quincy University coach Gary Bass and his staff arrived at their offices Wednesday morning. They weren't waiting on any final decisions.
Bill Connell firmly believes the vacant Quincy Notre Dame football coaching position is an attractive one. For the most part, no one will argue that. The Raiders have created a history of success, having reached the playoffs in 21 of the past 26 seasons.
QUINCY -- The news didn't take the Quincy Notre Dame football players by surprise. That doesn't mean it wasn't any less disappointing. About 8:30 a.m. Friday, 30 minutes before Bill Connell announced publicly he was resigning after 26 years...
Eleven years ago, when Bill Connell resigned as the Quincy Notre Dame football coach, hs family -- his two children specifically -- convinced him to rescind his resignation and continue coaching the Raiders. They won't change his mind again.
PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The wins and losses may not show it, but Curt Simonson believes the Pittsfield football program is in better shape than when he took over as the head coach for the 2014 season. Simonson, 63, submitted his resignation to school officials
QUINCY -- Jackson Connell always assumed his college football career would take him to a different zip code. "I was thinking I needed to get out of town to call some other town my second home," the Quincy Notre Dame senior all-state linebacker said.