Prep Boys Tennis

QND's Shumake eliminated after losing two matches at state

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. -- Quincy Notre Dame's Jamie Shumake lost two matches and was eliminated from the Class 1A boys state tennis meet Thursday at Buffalo Grove High School. Shumake opened the tournament with a 6-0, 6-0 loss to No. 1 seed Natan Spear from C

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Seven-Year Itch: Shumake returns to tennis, reaches Class 1A state tournament
Prep Boys Tennis

Seven-Year Itch: Shumake returns to tennis, reaches Class 1A state tournament

QUINCY -- Jamie Shumake quit playing tennis seven years ago. At age 11, Shumake wanted to try other activities. He first tried tumbling, which he liked. However, he suffered a broken vertebra during the summer before he enrolled as a freshman at Quincy Not

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QND's Shumake takes third in sectionals

CHATHAM, Ill. -- Quincy Notre Dame boys tennis player Jamie Shumake lost his semifinal match in the Class 1A Chatham Glenwood Sectional to Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin's Grant Sarnowski 6-1, 6-0 but rebounded to beat Greenville's Josh Brannon 6-3, 6-1

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No Blue Devils advance to state

BELLEVILLE, Ill. -- Quincy High School's Zach Willing and Caleb Vonderheide each advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class 2A Belleville East Sectional Saturday, but were unable to reach the semifinals and the state tournament. Willing defeated O'Fallon'

QND's Shumake qualifies for state tournament
Prep Boys Tennis

QND's Shumake qualifies for state tournament

CHATHAM, Ill. -- Jamie Shumake of Quincy Notre Dame advanced to next week's Class 1A state tennis tournament by advancing to the semifinal round of the Chatham Glenwood Sectional Friday night. Shumake beat Jordan Goertz of Rochester 6-0 and 6-0 and followe

Two Thirds: Quincy takes third in WB6 singles, doubles
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Two Thirds: Quincy takes third in WB6 singles, doubles

QUINCY -- A weather delay and a change of venue turned the Western Big Six Conference boys tennis championships into a lengthy event. A couple of three-set third-place matches made the day feel like it lasted forever. "What was that?

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Raiders capture title at Effingham

EFFINGHAM, Ill. -- The Quincy Notre Dame boys tennis team won the Effingham Catholic Schools Tournament for the second year in a row on Saturday. QND tied Champaign St. Thomas More in total points but won the head-to-head tiebreaker.

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Blue Devils get lift from doubles teams

QUINCY -- The Quincy High School boys tennis team was able to win two of the three doubles matches Tuesday and beat Quincy Notre Dame 5-4 in a dual match at the Greeman Tennis Center. the Blue Devils' Greysen Arns and Blake Hayden...

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QND's Schieferdecker places third at Chatham Glenwood

CHATHAM, Ill. -- Jack Schieferdecker placed third at No. 2 singles while helping the Quincy Notre Dame boys tennis team place fifth at the Chatham Glenwood Tournament Saturday. Schieferdecker beat Cole Klockenga of Lincoln 6-2, 6-2 in the first round befo

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QHS doubles team goes 2-2 at Naper Valley

LISLE, Ill. -- The Quincy High School boys tennis team's No. 1 doubles tandem of Greysen Arns and Blake Hayden rebounded from losing their first two matches at the Naper Valley Invitational to win their final two. Arns and Hayden beat...