Raiders survive to remain undefeated
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Raiders survive to remain undefeated

QUINCY, Ill. -- Sydney Hummert and Abbey Schreacke took turns carrying the offensive load for the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team in its 55-53 victory over Rochester on Tuesday night. Hummert led the charge in the first half. The senior forward...

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Prep basketball roundup: Monroe City girls handle Van Far in tourney opener
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Prep basketball roundup: Monroe City girls handle Van Far in tourney opener

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- The Monroe City girls basketball team kicked off the 95th annual Monroe City Tournament with a 62-21 drubbing of Van-Far. After the first quarter the Panthers owned a 20-7 lead and extended that advantage to 36-11 by halftime thanks...

Edwards comes in clutch for Blue Devils
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Edwards comes in clutch for Blue Devils

QUINCY -- Down four points to Sterling with one minute, 13 seconds left in the game, Quincy High School's Olivia Edwards stepped up to the free throw line. The senior Blue Devils guard calmly hit both shots to put her team within two at 55-53, and that...

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Crusaders to play for state title

AUBURN, Ill. Crusaders to play for state title The Quincy Catholic seventh grade girls basketball team won a pair of games Saturday at the IESA state tournament and will play for the Class 3A championship against Staunton at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Palmyra shuts down Canton with second half defense
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Palmyra shuts down Canton with second half defense

PALMYRA, Mo. -- Palmyra girls basketball coach Chris Parsons wanted to place an emphasis on defense Friday night in his team's game against Canton. That emphasis was felt as the Panthers beat the Tigers 56-15. "The girls had to adjust a little bit...

Raiders' third-quarter pressure puts clamps on West Hancock
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Raiders' third-quarter pressure puts clamps on West Hancock

QUINCY -- At the start of the third quarter the West Hancock girls basketball team trailed Quincy Notre Dame by seven points. It didn't take long for that gap to grow. The Raiders came out in a press that completely befuddled the Titans, and after a few...

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Blue Devils surge past Panthers in second half

EAST MOLINE, Ill. -- A first half lead wasn't enough for the United Township girls basketball team, as turnovers and shooting woes cost the Panthers in a 68-51 loss to Quincy. The Panthers had 20 turnovers in the game and went 18-of-50 from the field...

Area roundup: Smart play in fourth quarter lifts Hornets
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Area roundup: Smart play in fourth quarter lifts Hornets

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- The youthful mistakes the Brown County girls basketball team made during the opening two weeks of the season are being replaced by smart decisions late in close games. That was evident Wednesday night. Belle Koch and...

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Area roundup: Monroe City holds off furious Canton comeback

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- Trailing by eight points entering the fourth quarter against Monroe City, the Canton girls basketball team needed to pull out all the stops to pick up a victory, and it nearly did. The Tigers outscored the Panthers 22-15 in the...

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Hummert helps Raiders roll to third win

QUINCY -- Neither the Warrenton girls basketball team nor Quincy Notre Dame could get anything to fall in the first two minutes of their match on the second day of the QND Gully Transportation Tip-off Shootout Saturday night. Then Raiders senior...