Frese's strong play reflects lessons learned from father
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Frese's strong play reflects lessons learned from father

QUINCY -- The tempo of Gavin Frese's swing doesn't change no matter which club he pulls from his bag. He starts with the driver, pounding balls down the range at the Knights of Columbus as he and the rest of the Quincy Notre Dame boys golfers prepare for M

Wind blows Blue Devils' way in securing regional title
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Wind blows Blue Devils' way in securing regional title

PEKIN, Ill. -- After playing a practice round Tuesday at Lick Creek Golf Course, the Quincy High School girls golfers knew they faced a stiff test in the Class 2A Pekin Regional. "It's a tough course. There's no sugar-coating it," QHS coach Lindsay Burry..

Bross shakes off pressure, helps Central win regional
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Bross shakes off pressure, helps Central win regional

HAMILTON, Ill. -- Conner Bross had a little added pressure put on him as he approached the 18th green Tuesday afternoon. Bross knew the Class 1A Hamilton Regional championship was going to come down to Central and Unity, especially after he recorded a trip

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Palmyra captures first district championship

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- It's taken only three years for the Palmyra girls golf team to claim its first postseason title. The Panthers shot a 380 to win the Class 1 District 5 championship by 13 shots over Marshall at LA Nickell Golf Course Tuesday afternoon. "I'm

Blue Devils take third, advance to sectional
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Blue Devils take third, advance to sectional

SHILOH, Ill. -- Quincy High School boys golf coach Doug Bruner had his own personal seedings for the Class 3A O'Fallon Regional, placing his Blue Devils third behind O'Fallon and Edwardsville. His expectations came true, as Quincy finished third with a 31

'Mr. October' leads Raiders to regional title
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'Mr. October' leads Raiders to regional title

CUBA, Ill. -- Quincy Notre Dame golfer Alex McCulla dubbed teammate Gavin Frese "Mr. October." Tuesday, Frese reminded everyone why. The QND senior shot a 75 in the Class 2A Canton Regional at Wee-Ma-Tuk Country Club, finishing in the top 10...

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Local roundup: C-SC's Bettis tied for first after one round

The Culver-Stockton College men's golf team is in third place after one round of the Porto Cima Invitational at Sunrise Beach, Mo. Culver-Stockton's Hunter Bettis is tied for first with Seminole State College's Mason Coulston, as they finished with a sco

QU women place fourth in weekend tourney
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QU women place fourth in weekend tourney

The Quincy University women's golf team placed fourth in the Dan Salisbury Invitational, hosted by the University of Illinois-Springfield this weekend at Panther Creek Golf Club in Springfield. The Hawks shot 660, five strokes behind third-place Maryville

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Area roundup: Pittsfield takes third at own invitational

Griffin Van Winkle and Cade Tomhave both shot 92s to tie for third and led Pittsfield boys golf team to a victory with a 380 Saturday in their Pittsfield Invitational at Old Orchard Country Club. West Central's Braden McLaughlin earned medalist honors wit

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Prep golf roundup: Blue Devils win dual against Macomb

MACOMB, Ill. Blue Devils win dual Brooke Walbring shot a 1-under par 34 to lead the Quincy High School girls golf team to a dual victory over Macomb Thursday at Gold Hills Golf Club. The Blue Devils carded a 154. Rushville, Ill. Unity wins quad The Unit