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Prep baseball roundup: Birck's sacrifice fly completes Canton's comeback

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF Kegan Birck drove home the game-winning run in the top of the seventh inning to lead the Canton baseball team to a 13-12 come-from-behind victory over Scotland County on Tuesday in Memphis, Mo. Birck's sacrifice fly to center...

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Missouri prep roundup: Fromm strikes out 11 in Scotland County opener
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Missouri prep roundup: Fromm strikes out 11 in Scotland County opener

Will Fromm allowed no runs and one hit while striking out 11 batters in five innings of work for the Scotland County baseball team in a 1-0 victory over Highland in the Tigers' season opener on Monday. Jacob McDaniel finished out the final two innings, a

Illinois prep baseball: West Hancock scores nine runs in fifth
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Illinois prep baseball: West Hancock scores nine runs in fifth

The West Hancock baseball team used two walks, an error and several RBI singles to score nine runs in the fifth inning and defeat Rushville-Industry 15-3 on Monday afternoon in Rushville. Julian Brooks hit a three-run double in a four-run first inning for

Kirn tosses gem to shut out Blue Devils
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Kirn tosses gem to shut out Blue Devils

QUINCY -- Even Griffin Kirn's opponents were impressed by his performance on the mound. Kirn, a left-handed junior pitcher for the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team, struck out 14 and allowed just three hits in 5 2/3 scoreless innings to help the Raiders bea

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Prep baseball roundup: Hannibal erupts to win two games

Allowing nine runs in an inning didn't get the Hannibal baseball team down. The Pirates just answered with a big inning of their own. After Holt scored nine times in the top of the fifth inning, Hannibal answered with an eight-run frame on the way to a 14

Foley opens season with no-hitter for QND
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Foley opens season with no-hitter for QND

QUINCY -- Dylan Foley couldn't have had a much better start to open the baseball season. The Quincy Notre Dame left-handed pitcher threw a no-hitter in a 1-0 five-inning victory over Illini West Friday afternoon at Ferd Niemann Jr. Memorial Ballfield. Fole

Anderson steps down after 19 seasons at Canton
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Anderson steps down after 19 seasons at Canton

CANTON, Mo. -- An emotional end-of-the-year banquet ended Thursday night with a warm surprise for Andy Anderson. Earlier in the day, Anderson announced he had resigned as the Canton boys basketball coach after 19 seasons. The Canton School Board officially

Missouri prep baseball preview capsules
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Missouri prep baseball preview capsules

Canton Coach: Clint Smith (106-27 at Canton, seventh season) 2018 record: 12-9 Returning starters: P/UT Carson Birck, Jr.; P/INF Brody Smith, Sr.; C Mason Wright, Sr.; OF Ethan Wingerter, Sr. Other returners: None listed. New faces: INF/P Trevor Logsdon,

Illinois prep baseball preview capsules
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Illinois prep baseball preview capsules

Brown County Coach: Jared Hoots (129-136 at Brown County, 11th season) 2018 record: 11-15 (second in Western Illinois Valley Conference) Returning starters: SS Nathan Hendricker, Jr.; 3B/P Bain Woodward, Sr.; CF Gavin Miller, Jr.; P/C Lanny Sussenbach, Jr

Blue Devils believe knowing identity will help this spring
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Blue Devils believe knowing identity will help this spring

QUINCY -- The Quincy High School baseball team suffered an identity crisis last spring. That led to the Blue Devils struggling to a 13-20 campaign, and a 3-7 mark in Western Big Six Conference play. The players acknowledge that, too. "We have to understand