College Notebook: QU basketball schedule features nine straight home games
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College Notebook: QU basketball schedule features nine straight home games

Ryan Hellenthal hopes Pepsi Arena provides a true home court advantage this season. The Quincy University men's basketball team will play nine consecutive home games, beginning Nov. 20 against Missouri Western and ending with a Dec. 30 game against St. Lo

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College Notebook: Hellenthal hires assistants, Nokes wins conference honor, McClelland helping Murray State
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College Notebook: Hellenthal hires assistants, Nokes wins conference honor, McClelland helping Murray State

When second-year Quincy University men's basketball coach Ryan Hellenthal looked to fill two vacancies on his staff, he sought out young coaches who had been a part of a winning culture. He found two with solid pedigrees.

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Schmitz hired to guide Brown County boys basketball

MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Jeff Schmitz always kept tabs on the Brown County basketball programs, even after he left the school nearly 20 years ago after serving as an assistant coach to the girls basketball program. He knew at some point he'd want to return,

Blue Devils' Harmann gets chance to run his own program
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Blue Devils' Harmann gets chance to run his own program

No one is going to suggest Chris Harmann was the most prolific 3-point shooter on the Quincy High School boys basketball team his senior season. He was the only perfect one. Harmann went 6 for 6 from 3-point range during the 2002-03 season...

McGaughey taking his European tour to Czech Republic
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McGaughey taking his European tour to Czech Republic

QUINCY -- Evan McGaughey's growing knowledge of European culture and landmarks has him anxious to take hour-long train rides to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, whenever his schedule allows it. "They say it's one of the most beautiful cities...

Familiar faces coming to Quincy Shootout
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Familiar faces coming to Quincy Shootout

QUINCY -- The organizers of the Quincy Shootout plan to bring some familiar names and incredible talent to Blue Devil Gym for another prep basketball showcase. The lineup for the second annual event, taking place Jan. 25-26, features 16 teams...

Butler chasing dream of playing professional basketball
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Butler chasing dream of playing professional basketball

Counting the number of NCAA Division III basketball players to have played in the NBA can be done on one hand. Jack Sikma. Devean George. Vern Mikkelsen. There's the list. At least those are the ones you might now.

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Hawks finish recruiting class with commitment from Moore

QUINCY -- Adam Moore is quite familiar with how the game is played in the Great Lakes Valley Conference. It's why he was looking for a home inside the league. Moore, a 6-foot-7 forward from Duchesne High School in St. Charles, Mo., verbally committed...