Clark County wins second half, captures Tony Lenzini title
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Clark County wins second half, captures Tony Lenzini title

PALMYRA, Mo. -- John Weaver didn't want to change anything coming out of halftime despite his Clark County girls basketball team trailing by six. He just wanted more effort. He got his wish. Fourth-seeded Clark County dominated the third quarter against th

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Hugenberg's work ethic gets her back in form
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Hugenberg's work ethic gets her back in form

CANTON, Mo. -- It may have seemed like an ordinary regular-season game on Dec. 13 when the Canton girls basketball team lost to Unity 59-51 in Mendon, Ill., but it was a huge hurdle cleared for senior guard Laken Hugenberg. In the same matchup one year ear

Prep girls roundup: Hummert scores 1,000th point in victory
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Prep girls roundup: Hummert scores 1,000th point in victory

CARROLLTON, Ill. -- Sydney Hummert scored 25 points to surpass 1,000 points for her career as the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team beat Hardin Calhoun 57-33 Monday night in the Carrollton Tournament. The Raiders led 31-18 at halftime and allowed onl

C-SE's Lantz day-to-day with knee injury, expects to return
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C-SE's Lantz day-to-day with knee injury, expects to return

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Central-Southeastern senior guard Laney Lantz has missed the team's last two games with a knee injury that isn't considered a serious concern. C-SE coach Matt Long said Lantz is day-to-day, and he expects she will return to the Panthers

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Missouri Prep Basketball Polls for Jan. 15

Class 1 1 Dora 12-1 2 Winston 12-0 3 South Iron 11-1 4 Mound City 14-0 5 Jefferson 12-1 6 Lakeland 12-1 7 Eminence 10-4 8 St. Elizabeth 12-3 9 Meadville 12-1 10 Northwest Mendon 10-1 Others receiving votes: Halfway 10-2, Risco 9-2, Slater 11-3, LaPlata 11

Blue Devils shake off scoreless quarter, win 20th game
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Blue Devils shake off scoreless quarter, win 20th game

QUINCY -- Not too often do teams go scoreless in a quarter and still win, but that is exactly what happened in Thursday's Western Big Six girls basketball game at the QHS gym. After holding a 13-6 lead at the end of the first quarter, the Quincy High Scho

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Girls basketball roundup: Raiders use free throws to hold off Chargers

The Illini West girls basketball team made a run in the fourth quarter. Quincy Notre Dame made enough free throws to stave off the rally. The Raiders made six free throws in the fourth quarter to hold on for a 41-35 West Central Conference victory Thursda

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Prep roundup: Blue Devils handle pressure, capture tourney title

The Quincy High School girls basketball team took advantage of Central-Southeastern all-stater Laney Lantz sitting on the bench. The Blue Devils attacked the Panthers' pressure defense to build a 15-point advantage heading to the fourth quarter Wednesday

Efficient Raiders hold on against crosstown rival Blue Devils
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Efficient Raiders hold on against crosstown rival Blue Devils

QUINCY -- The Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team had missed more free throws in the game than field goals at one point in the third quarter. The Raiders made 16 of their first 18 shots, shooting at nearly a 90-percent clip, and had missed three of fou

Peters helps fill offensive void for Raiders
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Peters helps fill offensive void for Raiders

QUINCY -- Maddie Peters knew it was up to her to run the offense. Quincy Notre Dame senior guard Madison L. Meyer suffered a concussion over the weekend, leaving Peters as the Raiders' primary ballhandler ahead of Tuesday night's game against crosstown riv