Raiders respond to early deficit, win season opener
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Raiders respond to early deficit, win season opener

QUINCY -- Jefferson City Helias' gameplan took the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team a little by surprise. "They came out and kind of parked the bus on us," Raiders coach Greg Reis said of the Crusaders' decision to pack it in defensively.

Smith leads Blue Devils' rally, caps PK shootout victory
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Smith leads Blue Devils' rally, caps PK shootout victory

QUINCY -- Three times Friday night in its season opener, the Quincy High School boys soccer team found itself trailing by two goals. The Blue Devils never flinched. Jaeden Smith tied a single-game school with four goals and made the deciding...

Blue Devils expect defense to complement high-scoring attack
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Blue Devils expect defense to complement high-scoring attack

QUINCY -- Almost each and every time Ron Bridal is asked to assess the Quincy High School boys soccer team, his response is the same. "We're going to score some goals," the second-year head coach says. What he doesn't always elaborate...

Raiders looking to break super-sectional curse
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Raiders looking to break super-sectional curse

QUINCY -- On the doorstep. That's where the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team's season has ended each of the past two years. The Raiders were one step away from reaching the Class 2A state tournament when they lost in the super-sectional...