'He was such a strong human being': Mackenzie's legacy is much more than soccer success
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'He was such a strong human being': Mackenzie's legacy is much more than soccer success

The man they respectfully called "Coach" until his dying day was so much more than that. Those who played for Jack Mackenzie during his legendary career as the Quincy University men's soccer coach attest to that. "No truer words were spoken when you talk about Jack," said Eric Delabar, an All-American goalkeeper who graduated from QU in 1979 who later spent 19 seasons as the head women's soccer coach at Maryville University. "He was a great coach, a legendary soccer coach, but he cared about his players even more."

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Jack Mackenzie, 77, helped create soccer dynasty in Quincy
Men's College Soccer

Jack Mackenzie, 77, helped create soccer dynasty in Quincy

Jack Mackenzie, the Hall of Fame coach who was the architect of the Quincy University men’s soccer dynasty, died Wednesday night. He was 77.
Mackenzie coached the Hawks for 43 seasons, leading them to nine NAIA national championships between 1971 and 1981 while compiling a 516-258-76 overall record. His 516 victories rank 10th in NCAA history, regardless of division. He’s third on the NCAA Division II all-time victories list.
Mackenzie was named the NAIA Coach of the Year four times and was inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame, the United Soccer Coaches Hall of Fame, the St. Louis Players Hall of Fame and the QU Hall of Fame.

Jack Mackenzie, 77, helped create soccer dynasty in Quincy
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Jack Mackenzie, 77, helped create soccer dynasty in Quincy

QUINCY -- Jack Mackenzie, the Hall of Fame coach who was the architect of the Quincy University men's soccer dynasty, passed away Wednesday evening. He was 77. Mackenzie coached the Hawks for 43 seasons, leading them to nine NAIA national championships...

QU's Leonard named GLVC Defensive Player of the Year
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QU's Leonard named GLVC Defensive Player of the Year

Quincy University senior linebacker Cody Leonard has been named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year after his record setting season. Leonard is the first Hawks football player to receive this distinction since the conference sta

QHS alum Sohn helps Saints win GLVC title
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QHS alum Sohn helps Saints win GLVC title

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. -- Neither the dramatic manner in which the Maryville men's soccer team won Sunday's Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament championship nor the reaction of the Saints will be forgotten. "Unreal," sophomore midfielder J.D. Sohn said.

College notebook: QU soccer players earn GLVC postseason honors
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College notebook: QU soccer players earn GLVC postseason honors

The Great Lakes Valley Conference postseason honors suggest good things are on the horizon for the Quincy University men's and women's soccer programs. Each team had a player share the league's Freshman of the Year honor, and they combined...

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Hawks' season ends after conference tournament loss

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College notebook: Hawks coming alive offensively at right time
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College notebook: Hawks coming alive offensively at right time

As stingy as the Quincy University women's soccer team has been the final five games of the regular season, Hawks coach Marc Hager is more encouraged by the offensive output. The Hawks went 4-0-1 in that stretch, scoring 15 goals and climbing...

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Trail Blazers' season ends in Region 24 tourney loss

O'FALLON, Mo. -- The John Wood Community College men's soccer team's season came to a end in a 6-1 loss to Lewis & Clark in the Region 24 Tournament Friday afternoon at Rush Soccer Park. JWCC ends with a 9-6 record in the program's first year after the reb

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College roundup: HLGU women score 10 consecutive goals

After falling behind 2-0 in the game's 11th minute, the Hannibal-LaGrange women's soccer team scored 10 unanswered goals, including two each from Maci Cotler, Mari Monteiro and Sarah James, for a 10-2 victory over Williams Baptist University on Saturday a