Marty Bell sees several similarities between his coaching career and the path Quincy native Ryan Hellenthal has taken. That's one of the reasons Bell is ready to turn the Quincy University men's basketball coach over to his top assistant.
GRIGGSVILLE, Ill. -- Todd Bradshaw thought his basketball coaching career had concluded when he stepped away two years ago. He's restarting his career this season. Bradshaw, who coached 15 of 16 seasons as the Griggsville-Perry boys basketball coach before
QUINCY Marty Bell knew what his audience needed to hear. During a July 24 public forum as part of his interview for the position of athletic director at Missouri Western, Bell was asked if he was ready to give up coaching. "What could I do if I was just f
Marty Bell, Quincy University's vice president of athletics and head men's basketball coach, was one of four finalists for the job as the director of athletics at Missouri Western State University. However, he learned Monday he didn't get the job. The school instead chose Josh Looney, the director of athletics at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania.
Change is imminent for the Quincy University athletic department, one way or another. Marty Bell made that clear Monday. Invited onto the Missouri Western State University campus as one of four finalists looking to fill...
It has been 15 years since Loren Wallace coached from the sidelines at Blue Devil Gym. Wallace, who turns 73 in August, coached basketball for 33 seasons. His teams won 682 games and never finished with a losing record. He is 21st in coaching victories in the Illinois High School Association record book.
QUINCY -- A few sports agents passed on the chance to sign Herm Senor II as a client, thinking the marketability of a 5-foot-10 point guard from an NCAA Division II basketball program would be limited. They missed out. Senor, the former Quincy University g
Taking on the role of a graduate assistant last year with the Quincy University women's basketball program allowed Hannah Weedman the opportunity to begin working toward a master's degree. It also opened her eyes to what she really wants to do.
QUINCY -- Alexa Low might fit in quite nicely in the "noonball" games at the Quincy Family YMCA. The guys playing at Wright Patterson Air Force Base probably think so. With no women's leagues to participate in this summer while at home...
They gather on Saturdays in the gymnasium at Holy Family Church in Hannibal for a little pickup basketball. The mix of players ranges from high schoolers like Palmyra junior Ragar McKinney to Quincy University's Evan McGaughey, who recently signed a professional contract in Germany. Before a game is played, work must be done.