Sometimes it takes the NCAA Tournament to realize how small the sports world really is. A phone call and an email on Thursday night brought to my attention that Porter Moser, the head men's basketball coach at Loyola-Chicago, has ties to Quincy.
Sports Editor David Adam takes a day off to watch at least a few minutes of all 16 games played on Thursday during the NCAA Tournament.
QUINCY -- As soon as it was determined that Quincy Notre Dame and West Hancock were scheduled to play Tuesday in the Class 2A boys basketball sectional at Farmington, the howling started. "Why is the IHSA going to make those teams travel to Farmington on a
When Monroe City took an 11-1 lead during Saturday's Class 3 District 8 boys basketball championship game, Zeb Riney brought Clark County back on his own.
As Erika Eaton and Molly Penn posed for photos with friends and family after Friday night's double overtime victory in the Class 3A Macomb Regional championship, they didn't just hold the plaque. They hugged it. They caressed it.
QUINCY -- It's been 40 years since the best basketball team in Quincy University history has been together. The 1977-78 team, then known as Quincy College, won a school-record 30 games and took third place in the NAIA National Tournament in Kansas City. It i
Strength of schedule. Power ratings. KenPom. Sagarin. Massey. Seems like everyone is trying to determine which teams are best without actually pitting them on the field of play, but it's an inexact science. And just how important is it? Does it just provi
Before the Illinois High School Association split its boys basketball tournament from two classes to four, there was never a more unlikely Class A title winner than Nauvoo-Colusa. Don't tell that to Reno Pinkston, the coach of the Vikings, or any of the p
QUINCY When the Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team plays Friday and Saturday in the KHQA Country Financial Shootout, Bill Mass will be in the Pit to watch. He'll sit at center court in lower bleachers on the south side, about three rows up. It's the s
Webster Groves, Mo., and Sunrise Christian Academy from Topeka, Kan., are being touted as two of the best teams ever to play in Blue Devil Gym when they participate in the QHS Shootout this weekend. Believe the hype.