C-SC hires Unger to reinvigorate baseball program
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C-SC hires Unger to reinvigorate baseball program

CANTON, Mo. -- By the time his interview was finished, Brad Unger didn't want to leave. That's all Culver-Stockton College athletic director Pat Atwell needed to know. Atwell officially introduced Unger as the Wildcats' new baseball coach Tuesday...

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Braves select Hawks' Birdsong in 32nd round of MLB draft
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Braves select Hawks' Birdsong in 32nd round of MLB draft

QUINCY -- As the morning rolled into afternoon Wednesday, Cody Birdsong began to think it wasn't necessary to sit around his family's home in Neelyville, Mo., and monitor the Major League Baseball draft. "I texted one of my best friends...

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College baseball notebook: Wildcats looking for new coach

Culver-Stockton College is in the market for a new baseball coach. Kevin Kochs, who had been at the helm the past eight seasons, was informed this week his contract was not being renewed. C-SC athletic director Pat Atwell said the school will name...

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Hawks' season ends without winning game in NCAA Tournament

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Coming off a series victory over Bellarmine punctuated by Nick Stroud's record-setting 18-strikeout effort, the Quincy University baseball players felt confident they deserved the No. 1 ranking in the NCAA Division II Midwest Region.

Hawks unable to avoid trouble they created
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Hawks unable to avoid trouble they created

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Quincy University baseball team danced with danger once too often Thursday. Third-seeded Wayne State loaded the bases three times in the first five innings in the opening game of the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional...

Hawks' Hightower rediscovers fun playing baseball
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Hawks' Hightower rediscovers fun playing baseball

QUINCY -- Jeff Hightower didn't blame his tools for his trouble. But to get his head straight, he had to set those tools aside. So last summer came and went without the Quincy University senior catcher picking up a bat. Three full months passed...

Hawks earn NCAA bid, seeded sixth in Midwest
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Hawks earn NCAA bid, seeded sixth in Midwest

QUINCY -- The last name unveiled was the only one the Quincy University baseball players wanted to see. The Hawks are back in the NCAA Tournament. Quincy received one of the 33 at-large bids in the 56-team Division II national tournament field...

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Hawks wait to receive NCAA tournament bid

OZARK, Mo. -- The Quincy University baseball team has put its NCAA Tournament in the hands of the region selection committee. The Hawks' reign as the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament champions is over, too. After rallying to beat Drury 11-8...

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Hawks allow Prairie Stars to walk on by

OZARK, Mo. -- The Quincy University baseball team lost control for one inning Friday night, and it has put the Hawks on the brink of elimination. Fourth-seeded Illinois-Springfield capitalized on four walks and a hit batter to score six runs...

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College notebook: Hawks put five on All-GLVC baseball teams

Winning the regular season Great Lakes Valley Conference championship earned the Quincy University baseball team a handful of spots on the all-conference squads, including three first-team selections. Senior second baseman Cody Birdsong...