Gallaher considering position as director of competition at Quincy Raceways

QUINCY -- The most interesting storyline to emerge Sunday night at Quincy Raceways came off the track. Terry Gallaher, a four-time late model champ at 8000 Broadway and a 2012 inductee into the track's hall of fame, has admitted he is considering accepting

Gems' winning streak snapped after rally falls short
Prospect League

Gems' winning streak snapped after rally falls short

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The Quincy Gems scored five runs in the final three innings but came up short in a 14-11 Prospect League loss to the Springfield Sliders Saturday night at Robin Roberts Stadium. The Gems (9-7) had their four-game winning streak snapped

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Penn's double-double fuels Illinois' victory in girls game
Prep Girls Basketball

Penn's double-double fuels Illinois' victory in girls game

QUINCY -- Molly Penn was shocked to hear her name announced after the conclusion of the 36th version of the McDonald's/Herald-Whig Classic girls basketball game. She shouldn't have been. The Quincy Notre Dame graduate had 10 points and 12 rebounds was name

Classic Notebook: JWCC pitches in to help games get played
Prep Boys Basketball

Classic Notebook: JWCC pitches in to help games get played

Brad Hoyt was enjoying a rare weekend at home with little to do when his phone rang about 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon. His peaceful weekend wasn't so peaceful any longer. A mechanical issue with the air conditioning unit that cools both Quincy University's

Post 37 loses twice in Sedalia Tournament
Sports

Post 37 loses twice in Sedalia Tournament

SEDALIA, Mo. -- The Quincy American Legion Post 37 baseball team dropped its final two games at the Sedalia Tournament Saturday, falling to Jefferson City 5-3 in eight innings and Sedalia 10-2 in six innings. Post 37 (6-4) tied the score at 3 in the bottom

Walk-off homer sends Hoots to fourth straight loss
Prospect League

Walk-off homer sends Hoots to fourth straight loss

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The Lafayette Aviators' Kevin Dobos smacked a three-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning, sending the Hannibal Hoots to their fourth straight Prospect League defeat in a 10-7 setback Saturday night at Loeb Stadium. The fourth st

Auto Racing

Hell Tour coming to Quincy in July

It's almost time. Many true dirt-track racing fans relish this time of the year, especially those who love the big-bodied late models. This is when one of the sport's true treats emerges -- the DIRTCar Summer Nationals, also known as "The Hell Tour." This

Missouri boys look to reverse trend with Classic victory
Prep Boys Basketball

Missouri boys look to reverse trend with Classic victory

It isn't quite as dramatic as Joe Namath guaranteeing the New York Jets' victory in Super Bowl III, but Chandler Bevans has said the Missouri boys all-stars will reverse the losing trend in Saturday night's McDonald's/Herald-Whig Classic.

Post 37 beats Branson in tournament opener
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Post 37 beats Branson in tournament opener

SEDALIA, Mo. -- Brady Nierman drove in four runs to help the Quincy American Legion Post 37 baseball team beat Branson 11-2 in five innings Friday night in the Sedalia Tournament. The score was tied at 2 until Post 37 (5-2) scored seven runs in the bottom

New faces, same results: Gems extend winning streak to four games
Prospect League

New faces, same results: Gems extend winning streak to four games

QUINCY -- Several new players have made their debuts for the Quincy Gems in the last week and immediately produced. That was the theme Friday night. Brady Netherton threw 5 1/3 scoreless innings in his first Gems game, and Riley Pittman had two hits and fo

Gems top Hoots to win third straight game
Prospect League

Gems top Hoots to win third straight game

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Blake Adams has continued to stay hot at the plate. It's helping the Quincy Gems start a winning streak. Adams, a left fielder from Tarleton State, went 3 for 6 with a home run and drove in four runs to propel the Gems to a 12-8 victory...