Whether he stays or goes, QU's Bell ready to focus on administrative role
Men's College Basketball

Whether he stays or goes, QU's Bell ready to focus on administrative role

Change is imminent for the Quincy University athletic department, one way or another. Marty Bell made that clear Monday. Invited onto the Missouri Western State University campus as one of four finalists looking to fill...

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Sunday Conversation with Loren Wallace
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Sunday Conversation with Loren Wallace

It has been 15 years since Loren Wallace coached from the sidelines at Blue Devil Gym. Wallace, who turns 73 in August, coached basketball for 33 seasons. His teams won 682 games and never finished with a losing record. He is 21st in coaching victories in the Illinois High School Association record book.

Senor heading to England; third QU player to sign pro basketball contract
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Senor heading to England; third QU player to sign pro basketball contract

QUINCY -- A few sports agents passed on the chance to sign Herm Senor II as a client, thinking the marketability of a 5-foot-10 point guard from an NCAA Division II basketball program would be limited. They missed out. Senor, the former Quincy University g

Weedman ready for role as QU assistant women's basketball coach
Women's College Basketball

Weedman ready for role as QU assistant women's basketball coach

Taking on the role of a graduate assistant last year with the Quincy University women's basketball program allowed Hannah Weedman the opportunity to begin working toward a master's degree. It also opened her eyes to what she really wants to do.

Hanging with the boys: QU's Low improves game, proves herself playing at Air Force base
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Hanging with the boys: QU's Low improves game, proves herself playing at Air Force base

QUINCY -- Alexa Low might fit in quite nicely in the "noonball" games at the Quincy Family YMCA. The guys playing at Wright Patterson Air Force Base probably think so. With no women's leagues to participate in this summer while at home...

Gonna Make You Sweat: Pugh's basketball training making difference for several local players
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Gonna Make You Sweat: Pugh's basketball training making difference for several local players

They gather on Saturdays in the gymnasium at Holy Family Church in Hannibal for a little pickup basketball. The mix of players ranges from high schoolers like Palmyra junior Ragar McKinney to Quincy University's Evan McGaughey, who recently signed a professional contract in Germany. Before a game is played, work must be done.

QU's Bell named finalist for AD job at Missouri Western
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QU's Bell named finalist for AD job at Missouri Western

QUINCY -- Marty Bell, Quincy University's vice president of athletics and head men's basketball coach, has been named one of four finalists for the vacant athletic director position at Missouri Western State University.

Locked In: QU's Dosier spends month in L.A. working out with basketball's best
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Locked In: QU's Dosier spends month in L.A. working out with basketball's best

Robby Dosier, who will be a junior on the Quincy University men's basketball team, trained for a month with Pure Sweat Basketball founder and CEO Drew Hanlen in Los Angeles, while also working for Hanlen as he worked out NBA Draft hopefuls like No. 3 pick Jayson Tatum and current NBA players such as Jordan Clarkson, Seth Curry and Bradley Beal.

QU's McGaughey signs contract to play pro basketball in Germany
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QU's McGaughey signs contract to play pro basketball in Germany

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Changing his occupation on his Twitter profile is something Evan McGaughey knew he'd eventually have to do now that his care-free college days are over. When he switched it to professional basketball player Wednesday, the reality of a dre

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Prep notebook: South Shelby hires second boys basketball coach this summer

Ethan Schakelford wasn't even looking at the South Shelby boys basketball program when he got the call. The last he knew, the vacancy had been filled by former Montgomery Coach Ron Lebel. "I wasn't even looking to leave," Schakelford said. "But they calle