Heroes of zeroes: QND defense shutting out postseason foes
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Heroes of zeroes: QND defense shutting out postseason foes

QUINCY -- A mathematician will say it doesn't add up, but the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer players beg to differ. 3 + 0 = 7. If the Raiders allow zero goals over the next three games, they'll complete a seven-game run to the Class 1A state championship.

Postseason shutout streak at four for Raiders
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Postseason shutout streak at four for Raiders

Quincy Notre Dame's boys soccer team continued its postseason shutout streak on Saturday, posting its fourth straight goose egg in Class 1A play. Goalkeeper Griffin Kirn didn't have much to do as the Raiders outshot Riverton/Buffalo Tri-City 17-2. QND also enjoyed a 14-0 edge in corner kicks. But on a day when a stiff wind created chaotic conditions, the Raiders got three tallies -- two by senior Mitchell Murphy -- in a span of 2 minutes and 25 seconds late in the first half.

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Blue Devils blanked in regional championship game

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. -- The Collinsville soccer team accomplished Saturday what few teams have this fall. The Kahoks blanked Quincy High School. The Blue Devils were limited to one shot in the first half, just five in the game and were shut out for just the

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Hannibal outshoots Marshall but loses at home

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- The Hannibal boys soccer team outshot Marshall 11-7 but couldn't find the back of the net on Saturday in a 3-0 loss in a North Central Missouri Conference game. Hannibal trailed 1-0 at halftime, with Marshall's first goal being scored six

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Area roundup: Pirates, Owls to square off for NCMC title

FULTON, Mo. Pirates stay in NCMC title chase Nathan DeStefane, Collin Poage and Adam Albright each scored twice as the Hannibal boys soccer team beat Fulton 6-2 Wednesday night to set up a North Central Missouri Conference title showdown with Marshall.

Five goals in 11 minutes send Raiders into sectional title game
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Five goals in 11 minutes send Raiders into sectional title game

RAYMOND, Ill. -- When the goals come so easy and so quick, it would be easy for the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team to put its attack on cruise control. The Raiders refused to do that Tuesday night. Mitchell Murphy scored off a restart...

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Phillips' goal pushes Blue Devils into regional title game

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. -- The play wasn't perfect. The ending was. That's all that mattered to the Quincy High School boys soccer team. Tied with Alton at 1 with less than four minutes to play in Tuesday night's Class 3A Collinsville Regional semifinals...

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Hannibal picks up 13th victory with shutout

CHILLICOTHE, Mo. -- Adam Albright curled in a corner kick for a goal in the game's 19th minute to help the Hannibal boys soccer team defeat Chillicothe 3-0 on Monday. Tristan Terrill cleaned up Nathan DeStefane's shot off the post to score in the 15th minu

Getting healthy breeds confidence in Blue Devils
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Getting healthy breeds confidence in Blue Devils

QUINCY -- The hope had been when the blazing heat from the dog days of summer finally gave way to the fall chill typical of the postseason the Quincy High School boys soccer team would still be sizzling. The Blue Devils just might be heating back up...

Raiders bury Cavies to win regional championship
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Raiders bury Cavies to win regional championship

CARLINVILLE, Ill. -- Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer coach Greg Reis had some legitimate concerns Friday as he watched the rain fall throughout the day. "You worry the field will be the great equalizer," he said. The Raiders never allowed that to happen. Col