Polak leaves South Carolina, signs with Jefferson College
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Polak leaves South Carolina, signs with Jefferson College

QUINCY -- Joey Polak spent his first year on the baseball team at the University of South Carolina as a redshirt after undergoing knee surgery during the winter. The Quincy Notre Dame graduate missed playing baseball last year. He doesn't want to risk not

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Getting stronger at top of to-do list for QU's McDonald
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Getting stronger at top of to-do list for QU's McDonald

Everything Jimmy McDonald needed this summer couldn't be found in a traditional collegiate summer baseball league. Luckily, South Florida has it all. McDonald and two of his Quincy University teammates -- junior third baseman T.J. Tamaccio and sophomore reliever Willie Sanchez -- are playing in the Collegiate League of the Palm Beaches, a first-year league with four teams that focuses on improvement over results.

It's been a while since a no-hitter has been thrown in QU Stadium
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It's been a while since a no-hitter has been thrown in QU Stadium

Has there ever been a no-hitter in QU Stadium? If so, who threw it and what year? Several teams -- high school, college and professional -- have called QU Stadium home. First, let's start with the Quincy Gems.

Whirlwind week sees QU's Walters start pro career with extra-base knock
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Whirlwind week sees QU's Walters start pro career with extra-base knock

QUINCY -- Jake Walters never harbored any grand illusions he'd be selected in the Major League Baseball Majoe League Baseball first-year entry draft. Still, the former Quincy University second baseman did think he had professional appeal.

Blue Jays tap QU pipeline again, draft Spraker
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Blue Jays tap QU pipeline again, draft Spraker

QUINCY -- As agonizing as it was to watch pick after pick announced and analyzed during the MLB Network's live coverage of the Majoe League Baseball first-year entry draft, Graham Spraker never turned away. It's a good thing he stayed tuned in.

QU baseball program forever changed the day two future draft picks committed
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QU baseball program forever changed the day two future draft picks committed

There may be no weekend like it in the history of the Quincy University baseball program before, since or ever again. Just how often to do you get two future Major League Baseball draft picks to commit on the same day?

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College notebook: QU men's soccer program adds assistant coach

Quincy University men's soccer team's pursuit of a fourth straight NCAA Division II national tournament appearance will be aided by a new assistant coach. Hawks coach MIke Carpenter recently hired Ben Clarvis as the program's full-time assistant.

Hawks set up for sustained success on national level
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Hawks set up for sustained success on national level

There was a mix of disappointment, determination and delight with how the Quincy University baseball team's season ended. The heartbreak of losing the first two games at the NCAA Division II Baseball Championship in Grand Prairie, Texas, was undeniable.

Scouts showing interest in Spraker, Miles
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Scouts showing interest in Spraker, Miles

Dominic Miles and Graham Spraker will be paying attention when the Major League Baseball first-year player draft begins June 12. It's a longshot that either of the recent Quincy University graduates gets drafted, but several teams have monitored their pro

Family atmosphere at heart of Hawks' success
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Family atmosphere at heart of Hawks' success

The circle continued to widen with each new person who made their way poolside. It didn't matter who it was -- player, coach, parent or friend. They were going to be included. This was a family celebration and everyone was invited.