Rock 'em, sock 'em: Hawks show aggressive side in beating Ohio Valley
Men's College Basketball

Rock 'em, sock 'em: Hawks show aggressive side in beating Ohio Valley

QUINCY -- It's not a flattering reputation to have, which explains why the Quincy University men's basketball team wanted so badly to avoid another slow start. The Hawks don't like being known as counterpunchers. "We talked about being the aggressor...

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Planned to perfection: Blue Devils' Amos rising to occasion on every level
Prep Boys Basketball

Planned to perfection: Blue Devils' Amos rising to occasion on every level

Where and when the plan was hatched is inconsequential at this point. All that mattered to Aaron Shoot and Ben Amos was finding the chance to execute it. Prior to the fourth quarter Saturday night, there hadn't been a moment set up...

Technical Knockout: Raiders tie score after T on Douglas, but Blue Devils' defense takes over
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Technical Knockout: Raiders tie score after T on Douglas, but Blue Devils' defense takes over

QUINCY -- For the second consecutive year, a technical foul turned the tide in the annual basketball showdown between Quincy High School and Quincy Notre Dame. A technical foul on Blue Devils coach Andy Douglas led to four consecutive free throws for the Raiders and a 34-34 score with three minutes to play in the third quarter.

Schutte lights fire under undefeated Clark County
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Schutte lights fire under undefeated Clark County

QUINCY -- Often times in sports, little things are the difference between winning and losing. Saturday's girls basketball game between Quincy Notre Dame and Clark County at the 11th annual Rumble on the River was one of those times. Clark County took advan

Men's College Basketball

C-SC loses exhibition to Nicholls State

THIBODAUX, La. -- Thaddeus Newby scored 11 points for the Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team in a 92-51 exhibition loss at NCAA Division I Nicholls State University Saturday. Nicholls State took a commanding 52-14 halftime lead over C-SC.

Hawks rally in second half, but can't overcome early deficit
Men's College Basketball

Hawks rally in second half, but can't overcome early deficit

QUINCY -- Trailing by 25 points at halftime against Missouri Southern, the Quincy University men's basketball team was in desperate need of a spark. For the Hawks, that started with their point guard being more aggressive. "My teammates tell me that I need

At critical juncture, Shoot's leadership proves invaluable for Blue Devils
Prep Boys Basketball

At critical juncture, Shoot's leadership proves invaluable for Blue Devils

When Andy Douglas sat down -- by rule, not by choice -- he momentarily feared things could begin to unravel if the Quincy High School boys basketball team didn't show some composure. The most composed player on the floor made sure...

Prep Boys Basketball

Panthers hold on in final seconds

LIBERTY, Ill. -- Jordan Neisen missed two 3-point attempts in the final 10 seconds as the Central boys basketball team held on to beat Liberty 36-33 Saturday night. Central's Lane Ippensen missed two free throws with 30 seconds remaining that allowed Liber

Prep Boys Basketball

Second quarter effort helps Canton boys take control

QUINCY ญญ-- The Canton boys basketball team took advantage of several transition opportunities during the second quarter of a 52-40 victory over Pleasant Hill Saturday night at Rumble on the River at John Wood. The Tigers outscored the Wolves 17-4 in the s

Women's College Basketball

Webster has career game for QU

QUINCY -- Anika Webster scored a career-high 33 points to lead the Quincy University women's basketball team to a 79-70 victory over Northwest Missouri State Saturday at Pepsi Arena. Webster scored 18 of her points in the second half as she knocked down a