QUINCY -- Much of the drama that accompanies college football's signing day was taken out of the equation before Quincy University coach Gary Bass and his staff arrived at their offices Wednesday morning. They weren't waiting on any final decisions.
Bill Connell firmly believes the vacant Quincy Notre Dame football coaching position is an attractive one. For the most part, no one will argue that. The Raiders have created a history of success, having reached the playoffs in 21 of the past 26 seasons.
QUINCY -- The news didn't take the Quincy Notre Dame football players by surprise. That doesn't mean it wasn't any less disappointing. About 8:30 a.m. Friday, 30 minutes before Bill Connell announced publicly he was resigning after 26 years...
Eleven years ago, when Bill Connell resigned as the Quincy Notre Dame football coach, hs family -- his two children specifically -- convinced him to rescind his resignation and continue coaching the Raiders. They won't change his mind again.
PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- The wins and losses may not show it, but Curt Simonson believes the Pittsfield football program is in better shape than when he took over as the head coach for the 2014 season. Simonson, 63, submitted his resignation to school officials
QUINCY -- Jackson Connell always assumed his college football career would take him to a different zip code. "I was thinking I needed to get out of town to call some other town my second home," the Quincy Notre Dame senior all-state linebacker said.
Representatives from the Archdiocesan Athletic Association and the Metro League in the St. Louis area have reached out to Quincy Notre Dame about being part of a 20- or 24-school conference of private schools that would be created for football purposes only starting with the 2020-2021 school year.
QUINCY -- Justus Spillner had never heard of Quincy University when quarterbacks coach Sam Fisk called him to talk about recruiting. Thirty minutes into the conversation, Spillner received an offer to come play for the NCAA Division II football program.