College football: Aschemann, Smith play key role in Mules' title pursuit
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College football: Aschemann, Smith play key role in Mules' title pursuit

Neither Zack Aschemann nor Deven Smith had to do much in the last game of the Central Missouri football team's march to the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association championship. When you start on defense for a team that wins 73-6...

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Wiley shakes off first-half struggles, leads Raiders into quarterfinals
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Wiley shakes off first-half struggles, leads Raiders into quarterfinals

QUINCY -- Ike Wiley was out of sync, out of rhythm and out of sorts in every regard. "I don't know what I was doing," the Quincy Notre Dame junior quarterback said. It showed. The Raiders trailed top-seeded Beardstown 7-0 at halftime...

Panthers' postseason run comes to an end
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Panthers' postseason run comes to an end

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- The game was begging for a big play, and Athens delivered. With a little more than 11 minutes remaining, Warriors running back Deyson Davis busted a third-down run through the line and rumbled all the way into the end zone for a...

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College roundup: Second quarter helps Wildcats pull away

CANTON, Mo. Second quarter helps C-SC pull away The Culver-Stockton College football team scored five touchdowns in the second quarter to pull away for a 52-14 Heart of America Athletic Conference North Division victory over Graceland Saturday...

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Hawks fall flat in first half, unable to recover against Bearcats

LEBANON, Ill. -- The shot at a winning season is gone, but measurable progress still exists. That gives the Quincy University football team a reason to rebound. The Hawks fell flat in the first half Saturday, trailing McKendree 41-7 at halftime...

Momentum shift: Raiders take control in second half, dispatch Tigers
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Momentum shift: Raiders take control in second half, dispatch Tigers

QUINCY -- Neither the deficit nor the mistakes nor the lost opportunities to score in the first half Saturday changed the Quincy Notre Dame football team's demeanor. One touchdown certainly did. Trailing top-seeded Beardstown 7-0 at halftime Saturday...

Second-half outburst carries Pirates into district title game
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Second-half outburst carries Pirates into district title game

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Being able to adapt on the fly was the key to success for the Hannibal football team in a 40-15 victory over St. Dominic in the Class 4 District 4 semifinals Friday night at Porter Stadium. The second-seeded Pirates (7-4) advance to...

Containing Tigers' Guilavogui is Raiders' toughest task
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Containing Tigers' Guilavogui is Raiders' toughest task

QUINCY -- The last name may be difficult for some to pronounce, and none of the Quincy Notre Dame football team's 11 defensive starters are concerned with getting it right. Their mission is contain Beardstown running back Pascal Guilavogui...

Palmyra puts Monroe City on ice in district semifinal
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Palmyra puts Monroe City on ice in district semifinal

MONROE CITY, Mo. -- There was no slow start for Palmyra this time around. After a touchdown on its opening drive of Friday's Class 2 District 6 semifinal against Monroe City, Palmyra immediately got the ball back on a perfectly executed onside kick by...

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Prep playoff preview: Athens at Central

Athens at Central What: Class 1A second-round playoff game Where: Camp Point, Ill. When: 2 p.m. Saturday Records: Athens -- 8-2 (7-2 Sangamo Conference). Central -- 9-1 (4-1 Western Illinois Valley Conference North Division). Last meeting: Oct. 29, 2011 -- C