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MidAmerica quarterback frustrates C-SC in first loss

CANTON, Mo. -- The Culver-Stockton College football team was a play away from getting the ball back for perhaps a final drive before halftime. MidAmerica Nazarene quarterback Austin Blackston broke up those plans. The Pioneers faced a third and 18 near mid

All aboard: Brinson powers Hawks' fourth-quarter rally in home opener
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All aboard: Brinson powers Hawks' fourth-quarter rally in home opener

QUINCY -- The aggravation born of a litany of mistakes the Quincy University football team made forced Chris Brinson to speak up. "It takes just one person to change the whole thing," Brinson said. "And I really hate losing." So as the Hawks took...

Illinois roundup: Illini West rallies for late touchdown to beat Knoxville
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Illinois roundup: Illini West rallies for late touchdown to beat Knoxville

Carter Boyer connected with Lincoln Gooding for an 11-yard touchdown with 3:09 left in the game, and Nick Vorhies scored the two-point conversion run to help the Illini West football team rally for a 20-18 victory over Knoxville on Friday night at Fuzz Be

Brunk's chase helps swing momentum in Clark County's favor
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Brunk's chase helps swing momentum in Clark County's favor

HAMILTON, Ill. -- Twenty players on the football field thought West Hancock senior running back Peyton Dooley had burst for a 94-yard touchdown run on the Titans' first possession of the third quarter Friday night. Clark County's London Brunk was the lone

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Missouri roundup: Alexander interception sparks Palmyra to 3-0 start

Jarom Alexander picked off a pass by Centralia quarterback John Durant three minutes into the game and returned it for the first touchdown of the game to help spur Palmyra to a 28-8 victory on the road in a Clarence Cannon Conference game. Jacob Kroeger r

Geneseo controls line of scrimmage, sends QND to 0-3 start
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Geneseo controls line of scrimmage, sends QND to 0-3 start

QUINCY -- Simon Holtschlag took a look at the size of Geneseo's linemen during pregame warmups and was worried. "Seeing them walk around before the game, you could tell those were just some big farm boys," the Quincy Notre Dame senior linebacker said.

College football notebook: Aschemann makes mark in first career start
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College football notebook: Aschemann makes mark in first career start

Zach Aschemann enjoyable a memorable start to his college football career. Central Missouri nearly made it epic. Aschemann, a redshirt freshman defensive tackle from Quincy High School, started his first game as part of a three-man front...

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Game preview: Kentucky Wesleyan at Quincy University

Kentucky Wesleyan at QU When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: QU Stadium Records: Kentucky Wesleyan -- 0-1. QU -- 0-1. Radio: WGEM 1440 AM Extra points: The Hawks begin a four-game homestand with the home opener against a former Great Lakes Valley Conference member.

Harris, Hawks try to do what comes naturally
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Harris, Hawks try to do what comes naturally

QUINCY -- When the first play of your college football career goes awry, everyone waits to see how you react. Tionne Harris' teammates told him to do what comes naturally. "We were like, ‘Dude, you've played football before. Just go out there and play...

Brock scores five TDs as Blue Devils roll
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Brock scores five TDs as Blue Devils roll

BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Quincy High School football coach Rick Little was eager to get his Blue Devils back on the field following their disappointing loss to Alton last week. With severe weather in the Southern Illinois forecast -- courtesy of Tropical Storm G