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Prep girls basketball roundup: Stone's basket wins game for Palmyra

Megan Stone's rebound basket with 21 seconds left proved to be the game-winner in the Palmyra girls basketball team's 53-52 victory over Unity Friday night in Palmyra, Mo. Stone's basket capped off a Panthers possession which included four offensive rebou

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Blue Devils fend off Panthers in WB6 play
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Blue Devils fend off Panthers in WB6 play

QUINCY -- Martin Pazanin knew he could have called a timeout. However, the Quincy High School girls basketball coach wanted to see how his team would respond. The Blue Devils led by as many as 18 points Thursday night, but United Township's 12-point...

Hummert's career night carries Raiders
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Hummert's career night carries Raiders

QUINCY -- Sydney Hummert had a night to remember. The junior forward on the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team erupted for a career-high 33 points to lead the Raiders to a 68-44 West Central conference victory over Macomb on Thursday night...

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Prep roundup: Mustangs put together tide-turning run

A 14-0 run that started late in the first half help the Unity girls basketball team earn a 59-51 victory over Canton, Mo., on Thursday night in Mendon, Ill. Kaylee Nichols' 3-pointer gave Unity the lead for good at 21-20 with 1 minute, 10 seconds...

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Unity eighth grade girls finish as state runner-ups

HAVANA, Ill. -- The Unity eighth grade girls basketball team led by two points at halftime Thursday night. That lead didn't last. Paris Crestwood outscored Unity 11-7 in the fourth quarter to earn a 36-31 victory in the Illinois Elementary School...

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Crusaders finish perfect season with title

GERMANTOWN HILLS, Ill. -- The only undefeated team remaining in the Illinois Elementary School Association Class 3A eighth grade state tournament field never had its unblemished record threatened. The Quincy Crusaders led from start to finish...

Big Maddie and Little Maddie: Having same name makes life interesting for QND seniors
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Big Maddie and Little Maddie: Having same name makes life interesting for QND seniors

QUINCY -- They share the same name, they play the same sports, and their birthday is only two days apart in May. They even had the same first part-time job at a local grocery store. It only makes sense that they essentially share the same nickname.

Beyond the Boxscore: Meyer wants to get team healthy by weekend
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Beyond the Boxscore: Meyer wants to get team healthy by weekend

PALMYRA, Mo. -- Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball coach Kevin Meyer hopes his team can get healthy quickly before a home game on Friday against Central and a trip to Blue Devil Gym on Saturday. Senior Dylan Foley, averaging 15.3 points and 6.3 rebounds th

Beyond the Boxscore: Orne to miss eighth-grade championship game
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Beyond the Boxscore: Orne to miss eighth-grade championship game

Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball coach Eric Orne will be at Thursday's West Central Conference game against Macomb in the Pit, but he'll be thinking about another game as well that night. The Quincy Catholic eighth grade girls team will be playing for t

Reversal of Fortune: Meyer turns things around in fourth-quarter rally
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Reversal of Fortune: Meyer turns things around in fourth-quarter rally

PALMYRA, Mo. -- The first three quarters of Tuesday night's basketball game for Madison L. Meyer were ... well, she would just rather forget them. The senior guard missed 9 of 11 shots, picked up her fourth foul with 4.9 seconds left in the third quarter..