Prep Boys Tennis

Blue Devils' duo fights to bitter end at state tourney

CHICAGO -- The way Greysen Arns and Blake Hayden played Thursday, Quincy High School boys tennis coach Mike Terry believes their 1-2 record at the Class 2A state tournament easily could have been reversed or better. "All of those were winnable matches...

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Devils' doubles team 'Blazen' way to state
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Devils' doubles team 'Blazen' way to state

The nickname suggests Blake Hayden and Greysen Arns play with an edge and the kind of ferocity needed to mow down opponents through a grueling three days of play in the Illinois Class 2A boys tennis state tournament. It just doesn't mirror...

Display of moxie helps Arns, Hayden take second at sectionals
Prep Boys Tennis

Display of moxie helps Arns, Hayden take second at sectionals

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- The day had an ominous start, but it ended with Greysen Arns and Blake Hayden showing the confidence needed to take on the best doubles team in the state. The Quincy High School boys tennis team's No. 1 doubles pairing...

School records fall as Eagles run, jump into state track finals
Prep Girls Tennis

School records fall as Eagles run, jump into state track finals

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- A record-setting day for the Liberty girls track and field team means there is a chance for a significant medal haul come Saturday. The Eagles set three new school records and qualified for the finals in four events Thursday...

Blue Devils, Raiders bring out best in each other
Prep Boys Tennis

Blue Devils, Raiders bring out best in each other

QUINCY -- Quincy Notre Dame boys tennis coach Ben Klingner has seen Jack Schieferdecker rise to the level of his competition throughout the season. Monday, he had to ratchet it up another notch. Schieferdecker took Quincy High School junior Zach Willing...

Blue Devils capture WB6 tennis title
Prep Boys Tennis

Blue Devils capture WB6 tennis title

EAST MOLINE, Ill. -- The higher the expectations, the greater the nerves. That's kind of how Quincy High School boys tennis coach Mike Terry felt Saturday. With his No. 1 doubles team and his No. 1 singles player earning the top seeds...

Prep Boys Tennis

Area roundup: Raiders win bracket at Belleville East Invitational

The Quincy Notre Dame boys tennis team won three duals to capture the championship of its bracket during Saturday's 16-team Belleville East Invitational in Belleville, Ill. The field was split into two eight-team brackets. Quincy High School...

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Prep roundup: Blue Devils finish fifth in Triad Tournament

The Quincy High School boys tennis team finished fifth out of 16 teams in the Triad Tournament Saturday in O'Fallon, Ill. Quincy defeated Peoria Christian, Rock Island and Quincy Notre Dame. The Blue Devils defeated the Rocks 3-2 as Caleb Vonderheide...

Sports

Prep roundup: Blue Devils capture WB6 victory

The Quincy High School boys tennis team swept all three doubles matches in a 7-2 Western Big Six Conference victory over Galesburg on Tuesday in Galesburg, Ill. The Blue Devils followed the doubles sweeps by winning four singles matches to secure...

UC-San Diego finds better weather, victory in Quincy
Men's College Tennis

UC-San Diego finds better weather, victory in Quincy

The University of California-San Diego tennis team had lost four matches this spring because of rain, and the last time it took the court was on March 13 against Quinnipiac at home.