Hannibal wrestling sweeps home triangular
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Hannibal wrestling sweeps home triangular

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal wrestling team came away with two wins in its home triangular on Wednesday, defeating Macon 51-24 and Mexico 44-34. Pirates coach Jake Borgmeyer said his team put on a show for the home crowd. "I truly believe this is the most

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'Intrinsic motivation': Push from within drives Blue Devils' Peter
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'Intrinsic motivation': Push from within drives Blue Devils' Peter

QUINCY -- Blake Peter's approach to wrestling is going to have major carryover to his college courses and post-academic career. He will need to remain surgical and precise. The Quincy High School senior plans to study pre-medicine at Quincy University...

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Prep wrestling roundup: Palmyra's Arch hits 100-victory milestone

PALMYRA, Mo. -- Ross Arch is setting the standard for future Palmyra wrestlers awfully high. Not only did the reigning Class 1 state champion at 145 pounds become the program's first titleist last season, but with a first-period pin against Brookfield...

Primary Culp-rit: QHS junior wrestler reaches 100-victory milestone
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Primary Culp-rit: QHS junior wrestler reaches 100-victory milestone

QUINCY -- Mason Davis understands there's as much value in the effort as there is in the outcome. Wednesday night, there was actually more. The Pittsfield sophomore wrestler bumped up a weight class to face Quincy High School's Thomas Culp...

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Blue Devils take fifth at Lincoln Holiday Tournament

LINCOLN, Ill. -- The Quincy High School wrestling team finished fifth out of 24 teams at the Lincoln Holiday Tournament over the weekend, with Thomas Culp leading the way by bringing home the 182-pound bracket. Culp, ranked No. 4 in Class 3A at 182...

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QHS girls basketball victorious at shootout

Kate Chevalier got things started for the Quincy High School girls basketball team Saturday afternoon.

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Area roundup: Culp, Blue Devils dominate dual

KEOKUK, Iowa -- The Quincy High School wrestling team won the first eight matches in a dual with Keokuk and rolled to a 61-13 victory Tuesday night at Wright Fieldhouse. Blue Devils junior Thomas Culp, ranked third in Class 3A at 182 pounds...

X marks the spot: Benjamin's addition to QHS wrestling team working out well
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X marks the spot: Benjamin's addition to QHS wrestling team working out well

QUINCY -- Xavious Benjamin planned to play basketball this winter, just as he had the previous three. Yet, tryouts didn't go like he expected, and the Quincy High School senior was left searching for a way to stay active. That's how he ended up...

Raiders growing up quickly on mat
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Raiders growing up quickly on mat

QUINCY -- Caleb Hoffman and the rest of the Quincy Notre Dame wrestling team's experienced grapplers understand this isn't the time to put the freshmen through any coming-of-age rituals. The Raiders need to keep the freshmen locked in, not locked up...

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EAST MOLINE, Ill. Blue Devils battle in I-74 Duals Thomas Culp won the three matches he wrestled Saturday as the Quincy High School wrestling team won one of its four head-to-head matches in the I-74 Duals at United Township. Culp, a junior who is...