Prep Girls Basketball

First quarter costly for Western-Payson in opener

WINCHESTER, Ill. -- The Western-Payson girls basketball team was outscored 26-6 in the first quarter in a 61-39 loss to Winchester West Central in the season opener for both teams on Monday. Jordan Walston led the Wildcats with 14 points. Annika Kauffmann

Blue Devils look for more scoring in Pazanin's second year
Prep Girls Basketball

Blue Devils look for more scoring in Pazanin's second year

QUINCY -- The getting-to-know-you period is over, and Quincy High School girls basketball coach Martin Pazanin is ready for his team to make even bigger improvements. Last year's team had a 15-12 record in Pazanin's first season for the first winning recor

Position switch designed to help Nelson now, in future
Prep Girls Basketball

Position switch designed to help Nelson now, in future

QUINCY -- Sarah Nelson has played with her back to the basket for most of her basketball career. It makes sense. She's always been one of the tallest players, and last year, she led Quincy High School in scoring at 9.2 points per game. When she thought abo

Women's College Basketball

Second-quarter blowout costs JWCC on road

PARK HILLS, Mo. -- The John Wood Community College women's basketball team was outscored 34-14 in the second quarter and never recovered in an 87-63 loss to Neosho County in the Mineral Area Classic on Sunday afternoon. The Trail Blazers (2-2) were ahead 2

Central rolls past third WIVC opponent, into state semifinals
Prep Football

Central rolls past third WIVC opponent, into state semifinals

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- A heads-up play was symbolic for the way things went for the Central football team in the first half. Central senior quarterback Eric Jones threw a 30-yard touchdown pass to Collin Sally with less than two minutes remaining in the secon

Preseason basketball capsules: Missouri prep girls
Prep Girls Basketball

Preseason basketball capsules: Missouri prep girls

Canton Coach: Danielle Baker (30-46 at Canton, fourth season). 2017-18 record: 9-17. Returning starters: G Laken Hugenberg, 5-6, Sr.; G Tegan Burbridge, 5-9, Soph.; F Abby Jarvis, 6-0, Soph.; C Lauren Frazier, 6-0, Jr. Other returners: G Riley Marshall, 5

Miller heeds father's advice, hits free throws down stretch
Men's College Basketball

Miller heeds father's advice, hits free throws down stretch

QUINCY -- Extra practice at the free-throw line paid off for Cory Miller this weekend. After making only six of his first 10 free throws this season, the John Wood Community College sophomore made 17 of 19 in a 39-point effort against Johnson County Friday

Hawks challenge Oilers to final seconds
Men's College Basketball

Hawks challenge Oilers to final seconds

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. -- The Quincy University men's basketball team did more than develop an identity this weekend. The Hawks showed they have heart. Trailing No. 23 Findlay by 19 points six minutes into the second half Saturday during...

College Football

Late touchdown helps Wildcats end season with victory

LAMONI, Iowa -- Denzel Campbell hauled in an 18-yard touchdown pass with 52 seconds remaining in regulation to lift the Culver-Stockton College football team to a 42-38 victory over Graceland at Huntsman Field on Saturday. The Wildcats finish the season...

Women's College Basketball

College women roundup: JWCC lets fourth-quarter lead get away

PARK HILLS, Mo. -- The John Wood Community College women's basketball team had a 40-39 lead entering the fourth quarter, but John A. Logan outscored the Blazers by eight points in the fourth quarter for a 56-49 victory in the Mineral Area Classic on Saturd