David Adam has held multiple positions at The Herald-Whig since he was hired as part-time sports clerk in 1985. He was a sports writer from December 1987 until August 1997, when he joined the copy desk. He was primarily responsible for the layout and design of Page 1A and coordinating the newspaper's national news report. He was named news coordinator in October 2004 and remained in that position until November 2015, when he was named Sports Editor. As news coordinator, he was responsible for assisting Executive Editor Don Crim in planning, developing and coordinating local news and photo coverage and special sections. He also served as Internet Director from August 2009 to September 2010. He has won 27 awards for page design and writing. Adam is a Quincy native and graduated from Quincy College in 1987 with a degree in communications. He has three daughters – Jennifer, Jill and Jamie. He has coached local youth sports teams for more than 35 years. He has broadcast local sporting events for WGEM Radio since September 1997. He also is the faculty adjunct for Quincy University’s student newspaper and is the statistics coordinator for the Quincy Gems, a summer collegiate league baseball team. He is a member of the Quincy Exchange Club and also volunteers for Birthright of Quincy.
Second team Easton Billings, Senior, Western Macker Little, Senior, Quincy Notre Dame Lance Logsdon, Senior, Canton Grant Peters, Senior, Mark Twain Peyton Plunkett, Senior, Palmyra Tommy Ray, Junior, Notre Dame Derek Richards, Junior, Louisiana Zeb Riney
SCORING Player G Pts Avg Dezi Jones, Hann 24 676 28.2 C.E. Talton, MCity 29 722 24.9 Derek Richards, La 26 548 21.1 Jackson Porter, IWest 29 585 20.2 Grant Peters, MTw 25 501 20.0 Chandler Bevans, CC 27 530 19.6 Trevor Voss, Pay-Sey 29
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