Why here? Hawks hope answer becomes clear with continued progress
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Why here? Hawks hope answer becomes clear with continued progress

QUINCY -- The depth Quincy University football coach Gary Bass and his staff have created didn't change the way they recruited their latest class. It changes the urgency to play the incoming freshmen right away. "When guys asked about playing time...

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Hawks tap into Windy City talent pipeline
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Hawks tap into Windy City talent pipeline

QUINCY -- Quincy University football coach Gary Bass saw Chicago as an untapped resource. In the Hawks' previous three recruiting classes, they had signed just 11 players from the Chicagoland area. Meanwhile, in the same span, Quincy signed 49 players...

Division II programs covet area linemen on signing day
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Division II programs covet area linemen on signing day

QUINCY -- The path makers who opened holes for some of the area's top running backs proved to be a valuable commodity during the recruiting process for NCAA Division II football coaches. Four offensive linemen and one hulking fullback signed national...

Leonard first QU player to earn All-American honor in D-II era
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Leonard first QU player to earn All-American honor in D-II era

QUINCY -- The nation's leading tackler deserved a spot on the American Football Coaches Association NCAA Division II All-American team. Quincy University senior linebacker Cody Leonard, who piled up 168 tackles in his record-setting season, was named...

Powell playing sizable role in Stanford's strong finish
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Powell playing sizable role in Stanford's strong finish

Last Saturday was all about preparation, performance and persistence. When Dylan Powell has the chance to sit back and some perspective to what took place, he'll understand he lived a bucket list moment. The Hannibal, Mo., native started at right guard...

Hawks make changes within football coaching staff
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Hawks make changes within football coaching staff

QUINCY -- Quincy University football coach Gary Bass saw progress in a myriad of ways this fall, but one nagging problem continued to plague the Hawks. They were too inefficient on offense. He hopes a coaching change will help rectify that.