Little People's participant creates 'Eat and Treat' idea to battle hunger
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Little People's participant creates 'Eat and Treat' idea to battle hunger

Max Hilgenberg's idea turned into Jack Hilgenberg's mission. Five years ago, when Max was celebrating his eighth birthday, he asked his friends to bring canned goods to his birthday party instead of presents.

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Quincy's Novosel in hunt for LPGC title

QUINCY -- After day one of the Pepsi Little People's Golf Championships, there's a familiar name near the top of the girls 14-15 division leaderboard. Incoming Quincy High School sophomore Laci Novosel is in third place of her division after the first 18 h

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Little People's Golf Championships results 16-17 division

Division 7B (Boys 16-17) 18 holes daily Aaron Kuznik, Orono, Minn. 68 Alex McCulla, Quincy 70 Blake Heimburger, Foristell, Mo. 71 Keegan Gowin, Charleston, Ill. 72 Will Webb, Lake Forest, Ill. 72 Bennett Zeitner, Columbus, Ohio 73 Logan Lowery, Caseyville

McCulla chasing scores to match his expectations
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McCulla chasing scores to match his expectations

QUINCY -- The swing. The contact. The trajectory. Everything about Alex McCulla's tee shot on the par-3 ninth hole Tuesday seemed pure. Everything except the landing. McCulla's shot flew over the flagstick and landed 10 feet or so behind the green...

'It's been building': Guthrie's game on rise as he heads to U.S. Open
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'It's been building': Guthrie's game on rise as he heads to U.S. Open

What awaits Luke Guthrie this week is the toughest test in golf on one of the game's most iconic courses. Yet he's better prepared to face the treacherous conditions of the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links now than any other point in his career.

Guthrie goes low at sectional qualifier, earns U.S. Open berth
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Guthrie goes low at sectional qualifier, earns U.S. Open berth

Local golf fans hoping to watch Luke Guthrie tee it up next week in the Web.com Tour's Lincoln Land Charity Championship in Springfield, Ill., are going to be sorely disappointed. The Quincy native won't be in the field. He has reservations to play Pebble

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Guthrie fights to stay near top of leaderboard

RALEIHG, N.C. -- The run of consecutive holes without a bogey ended shortly after Luke Guthrie teed off Saturday. He didn't let it derail his pursuit of another top finish. The Quincy native scrambled around the Country Club at Wakefield Plantation...

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Birdie barrage carries Guthrie up leaderboard

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A bogey-free round is a good way to head into the weekend. Tack nine birdies onto it and it might just be a precursor to a great weekend. That's what Quincy native Luke Guthrie did Friday at the Web.com Tour's REX Hospital Open...

Quincy's best golfers? Here's my crack at the top 10
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Quincy's best golfers? Here's my crack at the top 10

It happened to be the first post I saw on Twitter early Friday morning and it stayed on my mind throughout the day. It was the list of Quincy's best golfers put together by Tim Schrage and Aaron St. Clair that elicited many comments and sparked...

Quincy's best golfers? That list creates a lively debate
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Quincy's best golfers? That list creates a lively debate

The list intrigued and baffled me at the same time, but at first, I couldn't put my finger on why. A trend popped up over the past week on Twitter where sports-savvy area fans engaged in entertaining debates over top-of-the-charts lists.