Prospect League

Dans put away Hoots late

DANVILLE, Ill. -- An eight-game road trip didn't start off the way the Hannibal Hoots envisioned. One swing by the Danville Dans ensured that. Richard Sorrenti's two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning put the finishing touches on the Dans' 8-3 Pr

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Gems ground Aviators for fourth straight victory

LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The Quincy Gems continue to pour on the runs. It's keeping them in the top half of the Prospect League West Division standings. The Gems banged out 20 hits on the way to thrashing the Lafayette Aviators 16-5 Tuesday night at Loeb Stadium

Hoots split twinbill, miss chance to climb West Division standings
Prospect League

Hoots split twinbill, miss chance to climb West Division standings

QUINCY -- The Hannibal Hoots had the pitching efforts to sweep two games from the Terre Haute Rex. The offense, however, didn't follow suit. Hannibal mustered just eight hits in splitting a Prospect League doubleheader after beating Terre Haute...

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Behling, Gems continue to heat up offensively

QUINCY -- Drew Behling altered his approach. It allowed him to alter the scoreboard. Struggling in his first two at-bats in the nightcap of Sunday's doubleheader against the Cape Catfish, the Quincy Gems left fielder uncorked a three-run home run...

Turn the page: Gems bounce back to drub Hoots
Prospect League

Turn the page: Gems bounce back to drub Hoots

QUINCY -- What a difference a day makes. After suffering a 13-2 loss to Hannibal on Thursday night, the Quincy Gems bounced back for an 18-3 Prospect League victory over the Hoots on Friday night at QU Stadium. The victory ended a five-game losing...

Prospect League

Surging Hoots squash faltering Gems

QUINCY -- Heading into Thursday's meeting between the Quincy Gems and Hannibal Hoots at QU Stadium, the two teams were on opposite trajectories. Hannibal had won two of its last four games, including a 16-6 victory over the Springfield Sliders...

Prospect League

Catfish walk off with victory over Gems

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- One out away from sending the game to extra innings, the Quincy Gems couldn't get out of a ninth-inning jam. Cape Catfish's Peyton Faulkner doubled with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to drive in Jackson Campbell...

Prospect League

Hoots split doubleheader with Sliders

QUINCY -- The Hannibal Hoots squandered one lead Wednesday night. They were never in danger of letting go of another. The Springfield Sliders rallied for four runs in the top of the seventh inning to steal a 6-4 victory in the first game...

C-SC hires Unger to reinvigorate baseball program
College Baseball

C-SC hires Unger to reinvigorate baseball program

CANTON, Mo. -- By the time his interview was finished, Brad Unger didn't want to leave. That's all Culver-Stockton College athletic director Pat Atwell needed to know. Atwell officially introduced Unger as the Wildcats' new baseball coach Tuesday...

Prospect League

Oppotunistic Hoots hold on to beat Gems

QUINCY -- The Hannibal Hoots are learning to take advantage of every mistake an opponent makes. The Quincy Gems made too many to overcome Sunday night. The Hoots doubled their run total by scoring three unearned runs off three errors in the middle...