Pursuit of ring driving QU baseball team
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Pursuit of ring driving QU baseball team

Dominic Miles figured he'd have a ring by now. Maybe even two or three. When the Quincy Notre Dame graduate and 2013 Herald-Whig Player of the Year decided to play baseball at Quincy University, the Hawks seemed destined for a title.

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Before picking college, dinners with family come first for Brock
Prep Football

Before picking college, dinners with family come first for Brock

Mondays are saved for family dinners, and Jirehl Brock knows not to miss them. His schedule is hectic. Endurance and agility workouts, open gyms and travel with his AAU basketball team leave the Quincy High School sophomore with little wiggle room.

Flood waters impact wildlife just as dramatically
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Flood waters impact wildlife just as dramatically

URSA, Ill. -- The ripple on the water caught Garrett Cronkite's attention. He had been leaning over a railing near the Canton Chute Public Use Area turnoff wondering if there were any fish in the drainage ditch below, and the entire time he'd been...

Schultz's milestone moment complete having his father there to see it
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Schultz's milestone moment complete having his father there to see it

PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Some milestones grab headlines. Others are merely a footnote. Regardless of how history recognizes certain accomplishments, they always matter to someone. John Schultz Sr. and his son can speak to that. The 78-year-old father...

Beyond the Boxscore: Numbers show dominance of Green's no-hitter
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Beyond the Boxscore: Numbers show dominance of Green's no-hitter

The no-hitter Drake Green tossed Friday night against Rock Island Alleman wasn't the first he's thrown. As a 12-year-old playing for his first traveling team after his family moved to Quincy, Green tossed a no-hitter against the Springfield Cyclones...

Life will go on, but it will never be the same
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Life will go on, but it will never be the same

Late Saturday night, with deadline approaching or in some cases having passed, newspaper page designers, headline writers and sports reporters in Connecticut and Mississippi were tasked with summing up one of the most monumental upsets...

St. Clair exhibits Hall of Fame credentials in every regard
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St. Clair exhibits Hall of Fame credentials in every regard

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- It was about an hour prior to kickoff and a few of the Hannibal football players were stretching on the field while others were in the locker room going through pregame preparations. The coaches were on the sideline testing...

Patience leads to historic season for Hawks
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Patience leads to historic season for Hawks

QUINCY -- Marty Bell stayed patient and confident. He hoped everyone else would, too. Three straight losing seasons and three consecutive losses to open the 2015-16 season had fans and critics questioning the direction the Quincy University...

Beyond the Boxscore: Hinton comes through as Hawks battle foul trouble
Men's College Basketball

Beyond the Boxscore: Hinton comes through as Hawks battle foul trouble

LOUISVILLE -- The fouls kept accumulating at a rapid rate. So did the trouble that accompanied them. Quincy University senior forward Evan McGaughey was the first to sit Saturday night, going to the bench with two fouls after only 6 minutes, 53 seconds...

Parents help Hawks create family environment
Men's College Basketball

Parents help Hawks create family environment

LOUISVILLE -- The miles vary as do the methods of travel, but no matter how they get there or how long it takes, the parents of the Quincy University men's basketball players refuse to be left behind. It's the kind of constant support that has pushed...