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2016-17 Girls Basketball Statistical Leaders

Who led The Herald-Whig area in scoring, rebounding, blocked shots, field goal percentage, free throw percentage, 3-pointers made, assists and steals?

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40th annual Quincy Herald-Whig Girls All-Area Basketball Team
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40th annual Quincy Herald-Whig Girls All-Area Basketball Team

Meet the to first-team players on the 40th annual Quincy Herald-Whig Girls All-Area Basketball Team.

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All-Area Girls Basketball: Second Team and Honorable Mention

SECOND TEAM Tressa Campbell, Senior, Clark County Audrey Fohey, Sophomore, Palmyra Brianna Hildebrand, Senior, Central-SE Laken Hugenberg, Sophomore, Canton Jada Humphrey, Senior, Quincy Kaylee Kuhn, Senior, Unity Lilly Pepper, Sophomore, Pittsfield-Pleas

Daddy's girl: Hildebrand uses father's toughness to lead Unity's historic run
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Daddy's girl: Hildebrand uses father's toughness to lead Unity's historic run

Standing in the middle of Menard's, unaware where her father, Greg, might have wandered off to, Jordan Hildebrand did what she has always done to locate him. "Marco!" she screamed. A moment later, she heard something and knew the response.

COACH OF THE YEAR: Begeman guides Unity to historic heights
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COACH OF THE YEAR: Begeman guides Unity to historic heights

MENDON, Ill. Brad Begeman smiled as he watched a replay of his Unity girls basketball team playing in the Class 1A state championship game. It was the first time Begeman had seen the game since the season ended in late February. He was in awe with the cam

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Museum chronicling prep basketball in Illinois planned for Pontiac

PONTIAC, Ill. -- The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association's plans for a museum to recount the history of high school basketball in Illinois were detailed Wednesday during a news conference at Pontiac City Hall. Pontiac's city council approved on Monday

College notebook: Tagarelli to represent QU in all-star game
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College notebook: Tagarelli to represent QU in all-star game

Joe Tagarelli is making sure the Quincy University men's basketball team is represented at the NCAA Division II national tournament in Sioux Falls, S.D. Tagarelli, a 6-foot-5 senior forward, has been selected to play in the Reese's Division II College...

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Miller named MVP in all-star game

PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Cory Miller of Unity High School scored a game-high 21 points to help Team Pepsi rally for a 131-123 victory over Team Mountain Dew in the WBBA/WJBM All-Star Classic Saturday night at Voshall Gym. Team Pepsi trailed 74-54 at halftime be

Sunday Conversation with Kevin Garner
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Sunday Conversation with Kevin Garner

Kevin Garner has come a long way from playing basketball in the park in Edina, Mo., and playing basketball at Knox County High School to becoming an assistant executive director with the Missouri State High School Activities Association. Garner, 50, made

Loose Leathernecks mirror coach's personality and approach
Women's College Basketball

Loose Leathernecks mirror coach's personality and approach

MACOMB, Ill. -- Followers of the Western Illinois University women's basketball team on social media have come to expect the unexpected. One day, there might be video clips of a dunk contest among the coaches. The next, it could be a karaoke contest.