Freshman pitcher Lexi Schaffer already does one thing in the circle that Quincy Notre Dame softball coach Eric Orne likes. "She mixes her pitches up really well," he said. "The changeup is a pitch where she doesn't always get the strikeout, but she gets outs."
QUINCY -- With the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team clinging to a one-run lead with two runners on and one out in the top of the seventh inning, the Raiders brought in Malachi Lentz to get out of the jam. The senior had just one thing on his mind. "I just w
QUINCY -- After a first half that couldn't have gone much worse Monday night, Quincy High School girls soccer coach Travis Dinkheller was looking for just one thing from his team. "We talked about playing and battling. Having no quit," Dinkheller said. "Yo
QUINCY -- There was just one thing going through Abbie Neally's mind. "You have to get the out. You can't walk her or anything," the Quincy High School softball pitcher said. "Get the out." With the bases loaded in the top of the seventh and two outs...
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal boys basketball team trailed by as many as 17 points in the first half but was ecstatic to trail Warrenton by only seven points at halftime of Monday night's Class 4 District 8 quarterfinals. "We were excited. We knew we had m
HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal girls basketball team was holding on to a four-point lead over Wentzville Liberty at halftime of Monday's Class 4 District 8 quarterfinal when Pirates coach Ben Jamerson issued a challenge. "What kind of second half team are w
CONCORD, Ill. -- After opening up a double-digit lead in the third quarter of Friday night's Class 1A Triopia Regional title game against Triopia, the Brown County boys basketball team knew it had to keep a level head. "Don't get too high, don't get too lo
CANTON, Mo. -- Despite holding the lead after the first quarter Thursday night, South Shelby girls basketball coach Luke O'Laughlin knew that the Lady Birds' defense was not playing up to their standards. South Shelby led by six points after a back-and-for
EWING, Mo. -- The Palmyra girls basketball team led for all but two minutes in the first half of Monday's Class 3 District 8 quarterfinal game, but the Panthers knew plenty of work remained. "We knew they were going to make a run," Palmyra coach Chris Pars
HAMILTON, Ill. -- Myah Gray has provided an unexpected spark for the West Hancock girls basketball team the last two games. The latest lifted the Titans to their first regional championship since 2010. Gray scored 12 points off the bench Thursday night to