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Prep Girls Soccer

Straight Ahead: Two goals by Barnes establishes Raiders' play

QUINCY -- Don't let the 4-1 score fool you. Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer coach Mark Longo wasn't thrilled with his team's play in victory.

UC-San Diego finds better weather, victory in Quincy
Men's College Tennis

UC-San Diego finds better weather, victory in Quincy

The University of California-San Diego tennis team had lost four matches this spring because of rain, and the last time it took the court was on March 13 against Quinnipiac at home.

Meyer to spend 35th year of coaching at Unity
Prep Volleyball

Meyer to spend 35th year of coaching at Unity

MENDON, Ill. -- Rich Meyer says it's good to feel wanted.

The veteran volleyball coach was recently contacted by someone involved in Unity athletics and asked if he would be interested in coaching the varsity volleyball team.

The job was his three days later.

Meyer was officially given the position at CUSD4 School Board meeting March 6. The resignations of head coach Alese Speckhart and assistant coach Rita Speckhart were approved at the board meeting on Dec. 19.

Meyer was the only candidate to complete the application process. Only one other person indicated interest, but they did not complete the application process.

Meyer, 72, lives in Quincy but spent last season at Liberty, guiding his team to a 16-15 record. The Eagles lost in the first round of the Class 1A regional at Western.

He'll start his 35th season on a high school bench this fall with a career record of 827-350-1. Quincy Notre Dame won a Class 2A state title in...

QU denies allegations in lawsuit filed by former student
Sports

QU denies allegations in lawsuit filed by former student

Quincy University is vigorously denying allegations against the school that have been made in a lawsuit filed in 2018.

Men's College Basketball

NJCAA Division II Tournament: Team Capsules

No. 1 seed Kirkwood. Where: Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Record: 27-4. Notes: Sophomore Doug Wilson, who will play next year at South Dakota State, leads Eagles at 20.8 ppg. Four other players average at least 9.6 points. The Eagles average 88.1 ppg, ranking 22nd

Quincy News

Nominations sought for 67th annual Golden Deeds award

QUINCY -- The Quincy Exchange Club is giving people an opportunity to recognize someone who has been a selfless volunteer or has worked tirelessly on behalf of the community. The club will present its 67th annual Golden Deeds award during a luncheon May 10

Clock Strikes Midnight: Wildcats' Cinderella run ends in Heart Tournament finals
Women's College Basketball

Clock Strikes Midnight: Wildcats' Cinderella run ends in Heart Tournament finals

OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- How much of an impact did Yashti Nwagbaraocha have on Monday night's Heart of America Athletic Conference women's basketball tournament championship game? Just simply looking at the scorebook should give you an idea, but it more than th

C-SC ready to make noise in conference tournament
Men's College Basketball

C-SC ready to make noise in conference tournament

CANTON, Mo. -- The main objective in Saturday's game for the Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team was to secure a spot in the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament with a victory. Holding Graceland to four points in the final 5:53 helped

Prep Boys Basketball

Tornadoes blow Raiders out of regional

CLINTON, Ill. -- The past season for the Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team was filled with plenty of highs but ended with the lowest of lows. The Raiders fell behind by 10 points after just five minutes, trailed by 20 points midway through the second

No breaks for Raiders in postseason this year
David Adam

No breaks for Raiders in postseason this year

The Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team could be excused if it looked at the field in the Class 2A Riverton Sectional and sighed. On one side of the bracket are West Hancock and Pleasant Plains. The Raiders beat both teams last month. On the other side