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Blue Devils end season with loss to Belleville West

ALTON, Ill. -- The Quincy High School girls basketball team faced off with Belleville West in the quarterfinals of the Class 4A Alton Regional on Tuesday night, looking to avenge a 51-41 defeat at the hands of the Maroons from back in November. The Blue...

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Raiders holster Blue Bullets in fourth quarter
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Raiders holster Blue Bullets in fourth quarter

MACOMB, Ill. -- A four-quarter contest turned into an eight-minute sprint. And the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball players brought their racing shoes. The Raiders were tied at 28 with Knoxville in the Class 2A Macomb Sectional semifinals heading...

Pioneers knock off Chargers in sectional semifinals
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Pioneers knock off Chargers in sectional semifinals

MACOMB, Ill. -- Some nights your shot doesn't fall. That was definitely true for the Illini West girls basketball team Monday night. The Chargers limped out of the gate with a scoreless first quarter in Monday's Class 2A Macomb Sectional semifinal...

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Tigers let defense pave way to league title

SALISBURY, Mo. -- The Scotland County girls basketball team is back on top. The Tigers withstood a late scoring barrage from Salisbury to secure a 52-50 victory Monday night that wrapped up the Lewis & Clark Conference championship. Scotland County...

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Area roundup: Pirates share the wealth, down Owls

MARSHALL, Mo. -- The Hannibal girls basketball team had four players score in double figures as they defeated Marshall 70-50. Hannibal's Abby Baumann led the way with 13 points while Kaylee Falconer and Sydnee Hart each had 12. Bella Falconer also...

Pirates rebound in fourth quarter to snare NCMC victory
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Pirates rebound in fourth quarter to snare NCMC victory

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal girls basketball team outplayed Moberly for most of the game, but a subpar third quarter nearly cost the Pirates. A fourth-quarter surge, however, allowed them to secure a 51-43 North Central Missouri Conference victory.

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Prep girls basketball roundup: Monroe City outlasts Centralia

CENTRALIA, Mo. -- The Monroe City girls basketball team and Centralia were tied at 47 after the third quarter of Friday's Clarence Cannon Conference contest. The two teams traded baskets back and forth for the entire fourth quarter, but Monroe City...

Raiders trounce Titans, win regional final
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Raiders trounce Titans, win regional final

RUSHVILLE, Ill. -- After halftime, the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team held a 33-14 lead on Monmouth-Roseville in Thursday's Class 2A Rushville-Industry Regional final. The Raiders went on a 25-8 run in the final 12 minutes of the first half...

Blue Devils pluck Maple Leafs to secure second place in WB6
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Blue Devils pluck Maple Leafs to secure second place in WB6

QUINCY -- The Quincy High School girls basketball team has hit its stride at the end of the season. The Blue Devils wrapped up the regular season with a 56-46 victory over Western Big Six Conference champion Geneseo on Thursday night to place second...

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Eagles put scare into top-ranked Indians

LIBERTY, Ill. -- The halftime score wasn't a fluke. It was a credit to the Liberty girls basketball team's execution. The Eagles led top-seeded and top-ranked Lewistown 26-23 at halftime of Thursday night's Class 1A Liberty Regional championship.