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Prep roundup: Wiegand's goal only one Blue Devils need

QUINCY -- Evan Wiegand's performance off the bench in the first half Saturday forced Quincy High School boys soccer coach Ron Bridal to leave him on the field for the start of the second half. It turned out to be a smart move. Off a Jaeden Smith...

Raiders elevate game to hand Blue Devils first loss
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Raiders elevate game to hand Blue Devils first loss

QUINCY -- Mitchell Murphy swore he'd never seen Peyton Stegeman jump as high as he did in pursuit of a perfectly placed cross in front of the Quincy High School boys soccer team's goal. That made Stegeman chuckle. "That's probably true...

Phillips scores twice for Blue Devils but suffers injury
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Phillips scores twice for Blue Devils but suffers injury

QUINCY -- The mood of the players on Quincy High School boys soccer team changed from excitement to concern in about a three-minute span. Senior forward Robby Phillips scored the game-winning goal for the Blue Devils with 22 minutes remaining to seal a 2-1

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Albright, DeStefane score two each for Hannibal

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal boys soccer team raced to a 3-0 halftime lead and held off Kirksville 5-3 in a North Central Missouri Conference game on Tuesday. Adam Albright headed in a corner kick from Collin Poage in the 17th minute to give the Pirates a

Smith's hat trick moves Blue Devils to 5-0
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Smith's hat trick moves Blue Devils to 5-0

ALTON, Ill. -- Quincy High School boys soccer coach Ron Bridal worried ever so slightly about his team's conditioning when senior forward Jaeden Smith questioned whether they had run enough in the preseason. All worries were put to rest Saturday. Quincy br

Raiders finish brutal stretch with road victory
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Raiders finish brutal stretch with road victory

ROCHESTER, Ill. -- It's unlikely many people will enjoy the Labor Day holiday break more than the members of the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team. The Raiders have played seven games in the past nine days, finishing a grueling start to their schedule wit

Delayed Reaction: Stegeman has to wait to get credit for game-winner
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Delayed Reaction: Stegeman has to wait to get credit for game-winner

QUINCY -- Peyton Stegeman was really ticked off for about 10 seconds. The senior midfielder thought he had scored the go-ahead goal for the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team with about 12 1/2 minutes gone in the second half.

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Murphy's hat trick leads Raiders

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF Mitchell Murphy had a hat trick as the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team thrashed Canton 14-0 Thursday at Advance Physical Therapy Field. Murphy netted his hat trick in the first 28 minutes. Quincy High School 173, Galesburg 204:

Murphy scores twice, but QND loses in PK shootout
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Murphy scores twice, but QND loses in PK shootout

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team outshot Jefferson City 19-6, but the score was tied 2-2 in regulation play and the Raiders lost a penalty-kick shootout 4-3 on Tuesday. The Raiders got on the board in the 11th minute off Mitche

Smith's late penalty kick secures victory for Blue Devils
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Smith's late penalty kick secures victory for Blue Devils

The ball probably should have rolled over the end line for a goal kick, but Jaeden Smith had a different idea. The Quincy High School senior forward collected the ball before it could go out of bounds. With a Belleville East player draped on him, Smith made a move that led to a foul against the Lancers' defender moments later, and the Blue Devils were awarded a penalty kick with a little more than three minutes remaining in regulation play.