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

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Game preview: Quincy High School at Belleville East

QHS at Belleville East When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: Charlie Woodford Field, Belleville, Ill. Records: QHS -- 1-1. Belleville East -- 0-2. Radio: None Extra points: This will be the first meeting between the programs. The game was originally scheduled...

Youthful Raiders keep plugging away despite 0-2 start
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Youthful Raiders keep plugging away despite 0-2 start

QUINCY -- Dalton Venvertloh remembers the frustration and exhaustion that comes with playing varsity football for Quincy Notre Dame as a sophomore. "It was so hard," he said. "You have to learn so quickly. You're getting everything thrown at you, and you'r

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Illinois prep football rankings: Central stays No. 4 in 1A, Illini West still No. 6 in 2A

Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated Press panel of sportswriters: Class 8A School W-L Pts Prv 1. Lincoln-Way East (8) (2-0) 98 1 2. Loyola (1) (2-0) 90 2 3. Maine South (1) (2-0

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Game preview: Geneseo at QND

Geneseo at QND When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Advance Physical Therapy Field Records: Geneseo -- 1-1. QND -- 0-2. Radio: WGEM 1440 AM/98.9 FM, WTAD 930 AM Extra points: The Raiders and Maple Leafs are meeting for the first time since Sept. 12, 2008, when QND

QHS, Belleville East try to beat rain, move game up 24 hours
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QHS, Belleville East try to beat rain, move game up 24 hours

Weather-related issues brought on by the remnants of tropical storm Gordon have forced Quincy High School and Belleville East to play Friday night's scheduled football game a day early. Officials from both schools agreed for the game to be played at 7 p.m. Thursday at Charlie Woodford Field in Belleville to avoid potential delays or cancellations on Friday.

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Missouri prep football polls: Week 2

The statewide high school football rankings are compiled by a 12-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. First-place votes are in parenthesis. Class 6 Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW 1. CBC (12), 2-0, 120, 1 2. Lee's Summit West, 2-0, 104, T3 3. Kirkw

Blue Devils see lead evaporate, fall to Alton
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Blue Devils see lead evaporate, fall to Alton

QUINCY -- The Quincy High School football players know how fast you can go from being comfortably confident to uncomfortably numb. It takes less than three minutes. A 14-point lead with 2 minutes, 47 seconds remaining in the first half Friday night morphed

Missouri prep roundup: Hannibal loses heartbreaker at Jefferson City
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Missouri prep roundup: Hannibal loses heartbreaker at Jefferson City

Damien French ran for 139 yards and scored three touchdowns, but a Jefferson City touchdown with three minutes left was enough to give the Jays a 30-27 victory over the Hannibal football team at Pete Adkins Stadium on Friday night in Jefferson City, Mo. H

Chargers post consecutive shutouts for first time since 2009
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Chargers post consecutive shutouts for first time since 2009

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- The Illini West football team still hasn't allowed a point. Havana got inside the 30-yard line twice, but Colton Sargeant and Weston Pollock picked off passes at the goal line to help the Chargers preserve a shutout in a 56-0 rout over th