Like mother, like daughter: Meyer locks down goal for Raiders
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Like mother, like daughter: Meyer locks down goal for Raiders

NAPERVILLE, Ill. -- From the team hotel to Benedetti-Wehrli Stadium is probably a 15-minute ride depending on traffic. That was long enough for Madison L. Meyer to have a little chat with her mom, Michelle. "She made me call her before the game...

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

Beyond the Boxscore: Victory No. 41 is significant for Hawks
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Beyond the Boxscore: Victory No. 41 is significant for Hawks

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- With his postgame responsibilities finished and his family patiently waiting, Quincy University baseball coach Josh Rabe headed for the Robin Roberts Stadium exit. Just before he walked away, he pulled a baseball out of his back...

Brock on final five: 'I really can't lose'
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Brock on final five: 'I really can't lose'

As he narrows his list of potential landing spots, Jirehl Brock believes the recruiting process is getting easier. "You would think it would get tougher," the Quincy High School junior running back said. "But I have really good options. I really can't los

Beyond the Boxscore: Stellar defense boosts Hawks' confidence
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Beyond the Boxscore: Stellar defense boosts Hawks' confidence

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- A tenuous first inning ended with the Quincy University baseball team's defense providing sophomore left-hander Riley Martin an assist. There were more helpful moments to come. The left side of the Hawks' infield...

Beyond the Boxscore: Martinez's defensive gem key to Hawks' victory
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Beyond the Boxscore: Martinez's defensive gem key to Hawks' victory

OZARK, Mo. -- Brynn Martinez scored the winning run Thursday as the Quincy University baseball team rallied to beat Southern Indiana 5-4 in the first round of the Great Lakes Valley Conference Tournament at U.S. Baseball Park.

Beyond the Bosxcore: Raiders continue to build impressive resume
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Beyond the Bosxcore: Raiders continue to build impressive resume

The numbers the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team is putting up offensively are eye-popping. Following Wednesday's 7-1 victory over Quincy High School at Ferd Niemann Jr. Memorial Ballfield, the Raiders are hitting .342 as a team.

Moriarty stays calm in tough situation for Hawks
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Moriarty stays calm in tough situation for Hawks

Brandan Moriarty trotted from the bullpen right into the fire. He quickly put out the flames. Moriarty, a sophomore left-handed pitcher on the Quincy University baseball team, began warming up after starting pitcher Nick Stroud walked...

Beyond the Boxscore: DeMuri's homer shows patience, perseverance
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Beyond the Boxscore: DeMuri's homer shows patience, perseverance

J.C. DeMuri was waiting for an off-speed pitch, and he was patient enough and stubborn enough to make Drury right-hander Austin Simms finally throw one. The Quincy University center fielder didn't waste that opportunity.

Discovering the meaning of a good day outdoors is priceless
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Discovering the meaning of a good day outdoors is priceless

MEYER, Ill. -- Ewwww. That familiar sound of disgust kept coming from Ben Jenkins' 9-year-old granddaughter, Isabella. She blurted it out loud and danced around when he pulled a worm from a small bucket and tried to convince her to hold it.