Bradshaw returning to Griggsville-Perry bench
Prep Boys Basketball

Bradshaw returning to Griggsville-Perry bench

GRIGGSVILLE, Ill. -- Todd Bradshaw thought his basketball coaching career had concluded when he stepped away two years ago. He's restarting his career this season. Bradshaw, who coached 15 of 16 seasons as the Griggsville-Perry boys basketball coach before

Bell says he still has 'the juice' to be coach, AD at QU
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Bell says he still has 'the juice' to be coach, AD at QU

QUINCY Marty Bell knew what his audience needed to hear. During a July 24 public forum as part of his interview for the position of athletic director at Missouri Western, Bell was asked if he was ready to give up coaching. "What could I do if I was just f

Bell bypassed for athletic director job at Missouri Western
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Bell bypassed for athletic director job at Missouri Western

Marty Bell, Quincy University's vice president of athletics and head men's basketball coach, was one of four finalists for the job as the director of athletics at Missouri Western State University. However, he learned Monday he didn't get the job. The school instead chose Josh Looney, the director of athletics at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania.

Whether he stays or goes, QU's Bell ready to focus on administrative role
Men's College Basketball

Whether he stays or goes, QU's Bell ready to focus on administrative role

Change is imminent for the Quincy University athletic department, one way or another. Marty Bell made that clear Monday. Invited onto the Missouri Western State University campus as one of four finalists looking to fill...

Sunday Conversation with Loren Wallace
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Sunday Conversation with Loren Wallace

It has been 15 years since Loren Wallace coached from the sidelines at Blue Devil Gym. Wallace, who turns 73 in August, coached basketball for 33 seasons. His teams won 682 games and never finished with a losing record. He is 21st in coaching victories in the Illinois High School Association record book.

Senor heading to England; third QU player to sign pro basketball contract
Men's College Basketball

Senor heading to England; third QU player to sign pro basketball contract

QUINCY -- A few sports agents passed on the chance to sign Herm Senor II as a client, thinking the marketability of a 5-foot-10 point guard from an NCAA Division II basketball program would be limited. They missed out. Senor, the former Quincy University g

Weedman ready for role as QU assistant women's basketball coach
Women's College Basketball

Weedman ready for role as QU assistant women's basketball coach

Taking on the role of a graduate assistant last year with the Quincy University women's basketball program allowed Hannah Weedman the opportunity to begin working toward a master's degree. It also opened her eyes to what she really wants to do.

Hanging with the boys: QU's Low improves game, proves herself playing at Air Force base
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Hanging with the boys: QU's Low improves game, proves herself playing at Air Force base

QUINCY -- Alexa Low might fit in quite nicely in the "noonball" games at the Quincy Family YMCA. The guys playing at Wright Patterson Air Force Base probably think so. With no women's leagues to participate in this summer while at home...

Gonna Make You Sweat: Pugh's basketball training making difference for several local players
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Gonna Make You Sweat: Pugh's basketball training making difference for several local players

They gather on Saturdays in the gymnasium at Holy Family Church in Hannibal for a little pickup basketball. The mix of players ranges from high schoolers like Palmyra junior Ragar McKinney to Quincy University's Evan McGaughey, who recently signed a professional contract in Germany. Before a game is played, work must be done.

QU's Bell named finalist for AD job at Missouri Western
Men's College Basketball

QU's Bell named finalist for AD job at Missouri Western

QUINCY -- Marty Bell, Quincy University's vice president of athletics and head men's basketball coach, has been named one of four finalists for the vacant athletic director position at Missouri Western State University.