QU denies allegations in lawsuit filed by former student

Quincy University is vigorously denying allegations against the school that have been made in a lawsuit filed in 2018.

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Area roundup: Marlow's double key hit in seven-run inning for Central

MENDON, Ill. -- A seven-run third inning, keyed by Kennady Marlow's three-run double, put the Central softball team comfortably ahead in a 17-2 non-conference victory over Unity on Wednesday. Jessie Grawe's two-run double in the fourth extended the lead to

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Prep baseball roundup: Birck's sacrifice fly completes Canton's comeback

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF Kegan Birck drove home the game-winning run in the top of the seventh inning to lead the Canton baseball team to a 13-12 come-from-behind victory over Scotland County on Tuesday in Memphis, Mo. Birck's sacrifice fly to center...

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Prep softball roundup: Saukees survive Suns' big inning

The Pittsfield softball team withstood an eight-run inning from Southeastern to win 13-12 Tuesday afternoon. Pittsfield (1-0) led 13-4 after the fourth inning, and the Suns' large inning closed the deficit to 13-12. Southeastern, however, stranded...

Hawks make big move with sweep
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Hawks make big move with sweep

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- By skipping a start on short rest last weekend against Drury, Quincy University left-hander Aaron Stone had ample time to prepare to face Illinois-Springfield on Wednesday. "Full rest," Stone said. "I was good to go." That was bad...

Blue Devils walk off with season-opening victory
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Blue Devils walk off with season-opening victory

QUINCY -- Kiley Espinoza was confident heading to the bottom of the seventh inning. Alton had tied the game at 5-5 with a solo home run in the top half of the frame, but the Quincy High School softball team needed just one run to win. With the top of the o

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Area roundup: Wildcats sweep Heart doubleheader

The Culver-Stockton College softball team swept Graceland 3-1 and 15-7 Tuesday in a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader at Himsl Field in Canton, Mo. In the opener, Wildcats starter McKena O'Donnell scattered 11 hits and fanned five...

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Prep notebook: Pirates off to fast start; Western-Griggsville hits the lanes

Hannibal baseball coach Ian Hatton hoped his team could get off to a fast start, and he got exactly what he wanted over the weekend. Hannibal went 2-1 in the Troy Tournament on Friday and Saturday, with the victories over Fort Zumwalt North and Wentzville

Prep softball: Carlisle's walk-off single gives Illini West victory
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Prep softball: Carlisle's walk-off single gives Illini West victory

Illini West's Sydney Carlisle hit a walk-off RBI single to drive in Elizabeth Talley as the Chargers won 7-6 over Brown County in local softball action on Monday in Carthage. Illini West jumped to a 6-0 lead in the first two innings, highlighted by two RB

Illinois prep baseball: West Hancock scores nine runs in fifth
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Illinois prep baseball: West Hancock scores nine runs in fifth

The West Hancock baseball team used two walks, an error and several RBI singles to score nine runs in the fifth inning and defeat Rushville-Industry 15-3 on Monday afternoon in Rushville. Julian Brooks hit a three-run double in a four-run first inning for

Missouri prep roundup: Fromm strikes out 11 in Scotland County opener
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Missouri prep roundup: Fromm strikes out 11 in Scotland County opener

Will Fromm allowed no runs and one hit while striking out 11 batters in five innings of work for the Scotland County baseball team in a 1-0 victory over Highland in the Tigers' season opener on Monday. Jacob McDaniel finished out the final two innings, a