Hull to take over Hannibal basketball program
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Hull to take over Hannibal basketball program

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."

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McCann gets first head coaching position at Mark Twain
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McCann gets first head coaching position at Mark Twain

CENTER, Mo. -- Cody McCann spent the last four seasons learning under Clopton boys basketball coach Craig Smith, and he believes he's ready to lead his own program. He's getting his chance to do that. McCann was named the coach of the Mark Twain boys bask

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Prep notebook: Three area basketball players to play in IBCA all-star game

Three area boys basketball players and potentially a fourth will play in this summer's Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game. Unity's Cory Miller, Quincy Notre Dame's Justin Bottorff and Pittsfield's Korbyn Personett will play in the game

Run, Cory, Run: Miller carries Unity to elite level
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Run, Cory, Run: Miller carries Unity to elite level

MENDON, Ill. -- It was the smartest and simplest instruction any coach could have given. Run, Cory, run. The first time Cory Miller heard it was nearly a decade ago before he blossomed into one of the most accomplished athletes in Unity High School...

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2016-17 Boys Basketball Statistical Leaders

Who was The Herald-Whig area's top scorer? Top rebounder? Best shooters? Who led the area in assists and steals?

COACH OF THE YEAR: Meyer provides meaningful experiences for QND
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COACH OF THE YEAR: Meyer provides meaningful experiences for QND

QUINCY Kevin Meyer looked at the scoreboard before addressing his Quincy Notre Dame team during a timeout midway through the fourth quarter of a tight game in the Class 2A super-sectional in Springfield. "I'm trying to get the guys to smile," he said. "An

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All-Area Boys Basketball: Second Team and Honorable Mention

SECOND TEAM Logan Dorethy, Junior, West Hancock Garrett Gadeke, Senior, Quincy Lane Marlow, Senior, Central Jacob Mayfield, Senior, Quincy Notre Dame Alec Patterson, Junior, South Shelby Nick Reel, Senior, Pittsfield Derek Richards, Sophomore, Louisiana K

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

Meet the 10 first-team players on the 40th annual Quincy Herald-Whig Boys All-Area Basketball Team.

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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

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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