Prep Girls Basketball

Girls basketball roundup: Raiders use free throws to hold off Chargers

The Illini West girls basketball team made a run in the fourth quarter. Quincy Notre Dame made enough free throws to stave off the rally. The Raiders made six free throws in the fourth quarter to hold on for a 41-35 West Central Conference victory Thursda

College roundup: McCabe leads JWCC on the road
Women's College Basketball

College roundup: McCabe leads JWCC on the road

Madison McCabe scored 19 points to lead the John Wood Community College women's basketball team to an 84-63 victory over Illinois College JV Thursday night. Kelsi Dishman and Chelsea Wood both scored 13 points, while Vanessa Gajdosova and Bre Bordewick sc

Prep Girls Basketball

Prep roundup: Blue Devils handle pressure, capture tourney title

The Quincy High School girls basketball team took advantage of Central-Southeastern all-stater Laney Lantz sitting on the bench. The Blue Devils attacked the Panthers' pressure defense to build a 15-point advantage heading to the fourth quarter Wednesday

Men's College Basketball

Wildcats upend No. 2 Statesmen in overtime

OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Aaron Hill called it a "program win." Troy Green's layin with 1.4 seconds remaining in overtime Wednesday night lifted the Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team to a 93-92 victory over No. 2 William Penn in Heart of America...

Prep Boys Basketball

Prep roundup: Central can't survive two close games

The Central boys basketball team finally ran out of gas. Forced to play two games Wednesday at the 97th Winchester Tournament with a roughly 90-minute break in between, the Panthers were held to just seven points in the fourth quarter of a 36-33 loss...

Prep Boys Basketball

Panthers toe the line to finish tourney victory

PALMYRA, Mo. -- Ragar McKinney didn't touch the ball much in the fourth quarter Wednesday night. His teammates made sure he didn't need to. Bill Nunnelly went 6 of 7 from the free-throw line and Zane Meyers was 5 of 6 as the Palmyra boys basketball team...

Prep Boys Basketball

Lack of games not helping QND prepare for brutal stretch

QUINCY -- The Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team is scheduled to play six games in eight days, and four of those games are against state-ranked opponents. That type of schedule in January has become commonplace for the Raiders in the past few years...

Snowy weather creates frustrations for basketball coaches
Prep Boys Basketball

Snowy weather creates frustrations for basketball coaches

PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Tuesday's practice was the first time Pittsfield boys basketball coach Brad Tomhave has seen his players in nearly a week. He has the recent blizzard to thank for that. The Saukees practiced last Thursday but had an early dismissal Frid

Peters helps fill offensive void for Raiders
Prep Girls Basketball

Peters helps fill offensive void for Raiders

QUINCY -- Maddie Peters knew it was up to her to run the offense. Quincy Notre Dame senior guard Madison L. Meyer suffered a concussion over the weekend, leaving Peters as the Raiders' primary ballhandler ahead of Tuesday night's game against crosstown riv

Efficient Raiders hold on against crosstown rival Blue Devils
Prep Girls Basketball

Efficient Raiders hold on against crosstown rival Blue Devils

QUINCY -- The Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball team had missed more free throws in the game than field goals at one point in the third quarter. The Raiders made 16 of their first 18 shots, shooting at nearly a 90-percent clip, and had missed three of fou