McCulla goes low to grab lead at state
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McCulla goes low to grab lead at state

NORMAL, Ill. -- Alex McCulla admittedly likes to play aggressive. Rolling in birdie putts on the first two holes Friday allowed him to turn it loose. The Quincy Notre Dame junior golfer reached 7-under through 15 holes in the opening round of the Class 2A.

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Raiders stay in contention at state golf
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Raiders stay in contention at state golf

NORMAL, Ill. -- David Hutson realized it sounded cliche, but something former Quincy Notre Dame boys golf coach Mark Longo often said rang true Friday. You can't win the championship on the first day of the state tournament, but you certainly...

All for one: Camaraderie pushes Raiders in quest for state title
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All for one: Camaraderie pushes Raiders in quest for state title

QUINCY -- As they milled around the clubhouse waiting for a playoff to end so they could receive their regional championship plaque, the Quincy Notre Dame golfers were quick to point out David Hutson's effort might have been a stroke or two better...

New 'Mr. October' helps Raiders head back to state tourney
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New 'Mr. October' helps Raiders head back to state tourney

MACOMB, Ill. -- Step aside, Gavin Frese. There's a new "Mr. October." His name is Ross Thompson. The No. 6 golfer in the Quincy Notre Dame boys golf team's lineup throughout the season, Thompson hadn't had his score count toward the team total...

Raiders make a splash, win 2A regional title
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Raiders make a splash, win 2A regional title

QUINCY -- A regional championship works well as a birthday gift. "Yeah, that's pretty nice," Luke Siebers said. And it serves as a double reason to celebrate. "But I'm not really sure what we're going to do," said Siebers, the Quincy Notre Dame senior...

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Saukees win second regional in past three seasons

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- The consistency of the Pittsfield boys golf lineup carried it to its second regional championship in the last three seasons. Pittsfield junior Cade Tomhave and senior Griffin VanWinkle each shot a 90 as the Saukees posted a 369...

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Blue Devils advance to site of sectional success

GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- History is going to be on the Quincy High School boys golf team's side when it ventures to Lick Creek Golf Course next week. Seven times in QHS coach Doug Bruner's 17 seasons at the helm the Blue Devils have played a sectional...

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Area roundup: Raiders battle tough invitational field

NORMAL, Ill. -- The Quincy Notre Dame boys golf team got a taste Friday of what competing at the state tournament will be like should the Raiders return to the Weibring Golf Club. The Raiders finished tied for fourth in a field of state contenders at the N

Raiders overwhelm WCC field with four lowest scores
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Raiders overwhelm WCC field with four lowest scores

QUINCY -- A weird wind that never seemed to blow straight in any direction made the first nine holes of Tuesday's West Central Conference boys golf championship quite challenging. And Quincy Notre Dame wasn't quite up to the challenge.

Raiders nearly sweep Blue Devils in Ryder Cup event
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Raiders nearly sweep Blue Devils in Ryder Cup event

QUINCY -- An order of double chicken would have hit the spot after a grueling day of golf. Instead, Luke Siebers settled for a single order. During Tuesday's Ryder Cup event at Quincy Country Club, Quincy Notre Dame boys golf coach Brian Hendrian...