Raiders continue to put best foot forward in pursuit of state title
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Raiders continue to put best foot forward in pursuit of state title

QUINCY -- The comment came across a little braggadocious, and Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer Mark Longo knew there'd be some kickback to what he said. Yet, his purpose for suggesting the Raiders could go undefeated in defending...

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Defense responds to Joliet Catholic's challenge
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Defense responds to Joliet Catholic's challenge

LASALLE, Ill. -- It would have understandable had the Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team's defense felt like its back was against a wall. Joliet Catholic became the first team this postseason to aggressively take the attack to the defending Class 1A state

Back in Business: QND returns to state tournament with complete effort
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Back in Business: QND returns to state tournament with complete effort

Finally faced with a worthwhile test this postseason, the Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team came away with more than a passing grade. The Raiders put together a complete effort. QND withstood Joliet Catholic Academy's opening salvo, took control of the game with a physical defensive effort and put the pressure on the Angels. It resulted in three first-half goals and a 4-1 victory Tuesday night in the Class 1A Ogelsby Super-sectional at Rotary Park.

Raiders promise they're not looking past super-sectional
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Raiders promise they're not looking past super-sectional

QUINCY -- The Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team has made quick work in getting back to the Class 1A super-sectional. QND hasn't played a full 80-minute contest in any of its four postseason games and has outscored its opponents 33-1. The lone goal came o

Feeling D-Izzie: Anderson's hat trick in first seven minutes leads Raiders to sectional title
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Feeling D-Izzie: Anderson's hat trick in first seven minutes leads Raiders to sectional title

QUINCY -- An ambitious shot from midfield on the opening kickoff kept Quincy Notre Dame goalkeeper Madison L. Meyer on her toes. "That was a really good kick," Meyer said. "I wasn't expecting that." QND had Bloomington Central Catholic on its heels 26 seco

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Canton gives up 10 goals in district loss

ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The Canton girls soccer team trailed 4-0 at halftime in a 10-0 loss to Principia in a Missouri Class 1 District 4 final on Tuesday. Canton's season ends with a record of 2-6.

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Edwardsville eliminates QHS from regional

GRANITE CITY, Ill. -- The Edwardsville girls soccer team had little trouble defeating Quincy High School 6-0 on Tuesday in the Class 3A Granite City Regional. Hannah Bielicke and Paityn Schneider each scored twice for the No. 1 seed Tigers, with Emma Sitto

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Goal in double overtime eliminates Hannibal

WENTZVILLE, Mo. -- Genevieve Johnson scored her second goal of the game in double overtime Tuesday to lead the Wentzville Liberty girls soccer team past Hannibal Tuesday 2-1 in a Class 3 District 8 semifinal. Hannibal's Shelby Stine scored off a cross from

Raiders ruthless in sectional rout
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Raiders ruthless in sectional rout

QUINCY -- Morgan Evans played the facilitator, delivering an on-the-money pass Erin Barnes was able to turn into the Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team's second goal in Tuesday's Class 1A sectional semifinal. Moments later, they reversed their roles.

Dickerman's recovery speed makes QND defense tough to beat
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Dickerman's recovery speed makes QND defense tough to beat

QUINCY -- Mark Longo turned to his assistant coaches and admitted to being envious of the skills of one of his players. Maddie Dickerman, a sophomore sweeper on the Quincy Notre Dame girls soccer team, had recovered to stop an offensive rush...