QUINCY -- Kevin Meyer's options seem pretty limited. Go big or go big. Brock Edris seems to be in a similar situation with twist. Go small or go small. The 34th annual McDonald's/Herald-Whig Classic boys basketball game features a constrast in size.
QUINCY -- Demetrius Houston Jr. liked the family atmosphere the Quincy University men's basketball coaching staff has created with the program. His parents had to like it, too. "They loved it actually," Houston said. "They loved the campus...
EDINA, Mo. -- Zach Short was excited to be named the Knox County boys basketball coach on Tuesday, but getting the opportunity was bittersweet. Short replaces long-time friend Zach Summers, who resigned last week after six seasons to become the athletic di
QUINCY -- Two coaches who guided their teams to the girls state basketball tournaments will square off against each other at the McDonald's/Herald-Whig Classic, while two coaches who turned their programs around will oppose each other in the boys game. The
EDINA, Mo. -- Zach Summers said it was going to take a "really good" offer to get him to leave Knox County High School. Keokuk, Iowa, made that offer this week. Summers, who spent the last six seasons as the Knox County boys basketball coach, has resigned
QUINCY -- Over the last couple of winters, Garrett Gadeke got his grandmother hooked on basketball. "She even watches on TV now," he said. Since her grandson, a 6-foot-3 power forward from Quincy High School, has signed with John Wood Community College...
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -- The best basketball player in the Land of Lincoln has decided to stay close to home. Edwardsville senior guard Mark Smith, who was being wooed by some of college basketball's most legendary programs, spurned those overtures...
Jessica Keller is quickly climbing the coaching ladder. The Quincy University women's basketball program's all-time leading scorer resigned this week as the head coach at Columbia College to join the staff at Illinois State University.
Martin Pazanin says he is the kind of coach who likes to give feedback. "Non-stop feedback," he said. So don't expect the new Quincy High School girls basketball coach to take a passive approach to anything. "During the games, you're not going to see me sit down," Pazanin said. "I'm non-stop communicating with my players. The same thing in practice. I'm always trying to preach positive energy."
It's been eight seasons since Marty Hull has been in charge of his own high school basketball team. That doesn't mean he's been away from the game. "There's always been something," Hull said. "I was an assistant one year at Mark Twain, and I coached junior high basketball for one year. When I wasn't doing that, I was coaching my kids."