Be prepared for parking changes at QHS games
David Adam

Be prepared for parking changes at QHS games

Once you've eaten dinner, done the dishes, watched a little football and taken a nap in the recliner on Thanksgiving Day, you might want to head out a little early for the first night of games at the Quincy High School Thanksgiving Tournament in Blue Devil Gym.

Sunday Conversation with Michael Payne
David Adam

Sunday Conversation with Michael Payne

Michael Payne doesn't get back to Quincy very often these days, but when he does, he likes to visit Blue Devil Gym. That's where Payne became one of the best basketball players in Quincy High School history. He was part of the 1978-79 team that finished a

Player with ties to Ripken dies in Pittsfield home
David Adam

Player with ties to Ripken dies in Pittsfield home

A man who played a small part in the career of Cal Ripken Jr. died in Pittsfield last week. Wayne Krenchicki, 64, died of natural causes Tuesday in his home as he was watching a playoff baseball game. Krenchicki, a native of Ewing, N.J., played college baseball ...

Tears flow as Brock wears blue and white for last time
David Adam

Tears flow as Brock wears blue and white for last time

Jirehl Brock didn't want to leave. The final gathering of the team had broken up on the field after the Quincy High School football team's 34-14 loss to Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs. The QHS players started leaving the field, but not without an embrace with Brock. Same for the coaches. And the managers. In fact, just about anybody associated with the program made it a point to wrap their arms around Brock for the last time.

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