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Pirates score five goals in second half

MEXICO, Mo. Pirates score five
in second half The Hannibal boys soccer team netted five goals in the second half on the way to a 6-0 North Central Missouri Conference victory over Mexico Thursday. The Pirates (12-3, 7-1 NCMC) only led 1-0 at halftime tha

Search for Seven: Raiders' quest is state championship
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Search for Seven: Raiders' quest is state championship

QUINCY -- The Quincy Notre Dame soccer players understand the cliche is apt. They have to take their postseason quest one game at a time. "That's where you start," senior forward Mitchell Murphy said. "If you do that, you'll make it all the way...

Raiders shut out Bombers, reach regional championship
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Raiders shut out Bombers, reach regional championship

CARLINVILLE, Ill. -- One of the biggest challenges the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer players felt the postseason presented was playing on a grass field. Loveless Park needed more grass to make that an actual challenge. The Raiders adapted...

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Mudd's goal in second OT sinks Pirates

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Carson Mudd scored with two minutes left in the second overtime to give the Jefferson City boys soccer team a 2-1 victory over Hannibal on Saturday. Adam Albright scored the Pirates' goal in the 21st minute. A total of 28 shots were taken

Murphy's Law: Everything that can go right does for QND senior
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Murphy's Law: Everything that can go right does for QND senior

QUINCY -- Remember when Michael Jordan made six consecutive 3-pointers against Portland in the first game of the 1992 NBA Finals? After the sixth, Jordan turned to his bench and gave his famous shrug as if to say, "What can I say?"

Beyond the Boxscore: Murphy only recently started taking restarts
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Beyond the Boxscore: Murphy only recently started taking restarts

QUINCY -- Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer coach Greg Reis admitted his team had been working on set pieces during recent practices. However, he never envisioned them working as well as they did Wednesday night. Murphy scored four goals, all on restarts, in Q

Happel helps Blue Devils shut out Maroons, win WB6 title
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Happel helps Blue Devils shut out Maroons, win WB6 title

QUINCY -- Jack Bartley wasn't embellishing when he called Quincy High School goalkeeper Jake Happel's stonewalling of Moline's Payton Allers a game saver. "Maybe one goal goes in and the whole game changes," said Bartley, a QHS senior midfielder.

Two late goals turn loss into victory for QND
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Two late goals turn loss into victory for QND

EAST MOLINE, Ill. -- The Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team was four minutes away from a loss. However, Peyton Stegeman converted a penalty kick in the 77th minute, and Mitchell Murphy buried a shot from 18 yards for the game-winning goal on an assist from

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QND takes third at Go 4 the Goal Fall Classic

BURLINGTON, Iowa -- The Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team couldn't find the back of the net in the first half Saturday morning. That changed in the second half. Keegan Klingele and Colby Kapp each scored a goal, and the Raiders held off a rally by Arlingt

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QND loses in sudden death shootout

BURLINGTON, Iowa -- By the time the Go 4 the Goal Fall Classic is through, the Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team won't have to worry should a postseason game go to a penalty kick shootout. The Raiders will be well versed on what to do. For the second game