QND doesn't renew coaching contract for Waggoner

QUINCY -- Andy Waggoner was humbled when he was named the Quincy Notre Dame girls basketball coach last June. That opinion hasn't changed even though he's no longer the coach. QND athletic director Bill Connell announced Tuesday morning the school...

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.

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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?

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

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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All-West Central Conference Basketball Teams

All-Conference Boys West Central Conference North Division First Team Carter Fayhee, Macomb; Logan Dorethy, West Hancock; Lane Marlow, Central; Jackson Porter, Illini West; Riley Langford, West Hancock; Jared Kirby, Monmouth-Roseville Honorable Mention Ke

Scotland County rallies in second half, finishes third in Class 2
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Scotland County rallies in second half, finishes third in Class 2

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The atmosphere in the Scotland County girls basketball team's locker room during halftime wasn't like one of a losing team. "You would've thought we were up heading to the locker room," Scotland County coach Cory Shultz said. "We were full

Scotland County humbled in state semifinals
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Scotland County humbled in state semifinals

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Cory Shultz knew the top-ranked Skyline girls basketball team was going to bring relentless pressure. It didn't help Scotland County beat it on Thursday night. "It's one of those things it is hard to prepare for until you're actually there

Heart and Soul: Feeney's role taking Scotland County to new heights
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Heart and Soul: Feeney's role taking Scotland County to new heights

MEMPHIS, Mo. -- When Abi Feeney isn't doing well on one end of the floor, she makes up for it on the other. The Scotland County girls basketball point guard showed that in the Tigers' 37-35 victory over New Haven in the Class 2 sectional last week. She mis

Bergman resigns after three seasons coaching QHS girls basketball team
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Bergman resigns after three seasons coaching QHS girls basketball team

Brad Bergman can point to a number of moments that show the growth of the Quincy High School girls basketball program. It will be someone else's task to maintain that growth. Bergman's resignation as Quincy's coach became official Tuesday morning. QHS athletic director Scott Douglas, who informed the players of Bergman's decision, said he and the school's administrative staff would start the process of hiring a new coach immediately.