QUINCY -- Aziz Fadika found Quincy to be so welcoming he decided to stick around. The 6-foot-8 forward who spent the last two seasons playing at John Wood Community College verbally committed this week to join the Quincy University men's basketball...
Four of the brightest basketball coaches in west-central Illinois and northeast Missouri will be on the sidelines for the McDonald's/Herald-Whig Classic. The 36th annual girls game will be played Saturday, June 16 at Quincy University's Pepsi Arena, followed by the 35th annual boys game. The girls game will start at 5 p.m.
LIBERTY, Ill. -- Brad Bergman said he felt nostalgic any time he stepped inside the gymnasium at Liberty High School. "It was kind of like when an old song on the radio comes on, and it takes you back to high school or college and it was a good time in you
Justin Bottorff is leaving the Quincy University men's basketball program, but don't expect him to go far. Hawks coach Ryan Hellenthal confirmed Friday that the 6-foot-7 Bottorff, a freshman forward from Quincy Notre Dame who redshirted last winter, will transfer at the end of the semester. Bottorff declined to comment on his decision until he signs with a new school,
Bruce Bonness knows it's uncommon for a former college basketball coach to apply for a job at Highland High School. When former Culver-Stockton College men's basketball coach Jack Schrader applied for a Spanish teaching job, Bonness immediately wanted him
It's probably the biggest mismatch in the history of basketball in Quincy, but it didn't bother anybody. The Soviet Union women's national basketball team played a series of exhibition games during April 1976, and one of them was played in what was then k
High school basketball coaches across the state have many opinions about whether the shot clock should be added to the game, but they do seem to agree that if it is added, it will change how the game is played and coached. "It will speed up some of those teams that can't play that quick and handle that pressure," Quincy High School boys basketball coach Andy Douglas said. "The coaches will have to coach a little more," West Hancock boys basketball coach Reno Pinkston said.
Culver-Stockton College middle hitter Ammuniki Wood was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association Men's NAIA All-America first team on Monday. Wood is the first All-America selection in the five-year history of the men's volleyball program ...
QUINCY -- Kurt Gibson was positive that the 30-second shot clock was coming to basketball in Illinois, if not this year then certainly next year. Gibson, associate executive director of the Illinois High School Association, said the shot clock narrowly mis
Blair Borrowman never expected to be faced with the prospect of having a college basketball coach other than Tony Francis. Then came the news Friday morning that Francis was resigning after eight seasons as the head women's basketball coach at Lindenwood,