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Odajima, Steinkamp still alive at state tennis tourney

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. -- Otone Odajima kept herself in contention for a state medal. Jamie Steinkamp will try to do the same. Odajima, the Quincy High School senior and Japanese foreign exchange, went 3-1 on the opening day...

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Strength in numbers: QND girls well represented in state tennis tournament
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Strength in numbers: QND girls well represented in state tennis tournament

QUINCY -- A good contingent of Quincy Notre Dame players will take the court in the Illinois girls state tennis tournament on Thursday in the Chicagoland area. One of those Raiders will be making her fourth appearance. Clair Moore will end her senior...

Clayton, Odajima carry the Blue Devils banner
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Clayton, Odajima carry the Blue Devils banner

QUINCY -- One Blue Devil is making her return to the state tennis tournament, another is making her debut. Quincy High School senior Olivia Clayton and foreign exchange student Otone Odajima will both represent their school in the Chicagoland area...

Quintero takes sectional victory in first showing
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Quintero takes sectional victory in first showing

QUINCY -- Lia Quintero didn't look like a first-year high school player on Saturday morning. The Quincy Notre Dame freshman tennis phenom won her first postseason tournament in dominant fashion, taking the singles bracket in the sectional meet at...

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Blue Devils take team title with collective effort

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Once the dust settled and the matches were over, there was a tie at the top of the Class 2A Edwardsville sectional between the Quincy High School girls tennis team and O'Fallon. Both teams had an equal number of bracket winners...

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Clayton, Odajima earn state qualifications for Blue Devils

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- Two Quincy High School girls tennis players punched their tickets to the Class 2A state tournament on Friday with foreign exchange student Otone Odajima and senior Olivia Clayton both making the singles semifinals...

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Raiders net four into state tourney

QUINCY -- The Quincy Notre Dame girls tennis team will be well represented at the Class 1A state tournament. The Raiders garnered three state qualifications in their sectional on their home courts on Friday, with singles competitors...

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Odajima wins WB6 singles title

GALESBURG, Ill. -- Japanese foreign exchange student Otone Odajima has lit the Illinois girls tennis scene up for Quincy High School this season, and on Saturday she earned her first postseason trophy. Odajima won the singles bracket of the Western Big...

Raiders beat Blue Devils to finish season unbeaten
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Raiders beat Blue Devils to finish season unbeaten

QUINCY -- It didn't take long for Quincy Notre Dame seniors Clair Moore and Abigail Ley to realize what the moment meant. When the QND girls tennis team's No. 2 doubles tandem scored its final point in Monday night's victory over Quincy High School's...

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Area roundup: QHS tennis wins Rock Bridge Invite

COLUMBIA, Mo. QHS tennis wins Rock Bridge Invite The Quincy High School girls tennis team went undefeated on the day as they rolled to a win in the Columbia Rock Bridge Invitational on Wednesday. Otone Odajima and Olivia Clayton both won all their...