Teams of the decade: Wildcats experience highs, lows of success
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Teams of the decade: Wildcats experience highs, lows of success

Extreme highs. Extreme lows. That pretty much sums up the last decade for the Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team. The Wildcats won a single-season record 26 games during the 2012-13 season, earned an NAIA national tournament berth...

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Teams of the Decade: Hawks reach remarkable benchmarks
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Teams of the Decade: Hawks reach remarkable benchmarks

The ups and downs the Quincy University men's basketball program experienced throughout the last decade included two incredible highs. In 2010, the Hawks reached the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional championship game, marking the first Sweet 16...

Teams of the Decade: Trail Blazers step into national spotlight
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Teams of the Decade: Trail Blazers step into national spotlight

Clearly this was a decade to remember for the John Wood Community College men's basketball program. The Trail Blazers were the NJCAA Division II national runner-up in 2015, made three national tournament appearances, won three Region 24 championships...

Still in the Game: Carr develops CBD-based products for athletes
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Still in the Game: Carr develops CBD-based products for athletes

EVERGREEN, Colo. -- The allure of the mountains proved to be something Will Carr couldn't ignore. The summer before his senior season playing basketball at the University of Alabama-Huntsville, the West Hancock product and former John Wood Community...

GLVC ADs face challenge of changing schedules
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GLVC ADs face challenge of changing schedules

QUINCY -- The athletic directors and other top athletic administrators from the Great Lakes Valley Conference's 15 schools began the process last week of adjusting schedules to comply with the NCAA's decision to reduce the maximum number of games...

Transfer guard adds to Hawks' competitive fire
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Transfer guard adds to Hawks' competitive fire

QUINCY -- Quincy University men's basketball coach Ryan Hellenthal is stocking his roster with players who share his fervor for competition. Silas Crisler fits that mold. "I'll do whatever it takes to win," Crisler said. "I just want to win." So when...

Hawks find backcourt help with transfer from Montevallo
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Hawks find backcourt help with transfer from Montevallo

QUINCY -- The coronavirus pandemic forced Jack Youmans to do his homework. Having made the decision to transfer from the University of Montevallo after sitting out a majority of his sophomore season with a stress fracture, the 6-foot-2 shooting guard...

Hawks land D-I transfer to fill need in frontcourt
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Hawks land D-I transfer to fill need in frontcourt

QUINCY -- Jim Newport didn't wait long to update his game day wardrobe. "He sent me a text this morning that he ordered two t-shirts and a hat from Amazon," said Mick Sullivan, a 6-foot-8 sophomore forward on the DePaul men's basketball team...

WIU's Jeter creates Chicago pipeline with assistants
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WIU's Jeter creates Chicago pipeline with assistants

MACOMB, Ill. -- Rob Jeter understands how important recruiting the Chicagoland area is to the future success of the Western Illinois University men's basketball program. So the new WIU coach added a recognizable and influential figure to his staff.

Hellenthal earned respect of being called 'Coach'
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Hellenthal earned respect of being called 'Coach'

The usual Monday night crowd had yet to shuffle in when Mike Hellenthal took residence on the barstool beside me. It wasn't long before Quincy University men's basketball coach Ryan Hellenthal -- Mike's son -- along with his staff and others arrived...