Westview golfers defy odds by stringing together aces
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Westview golfers defy odds by stringing together aces

An off-the-cuff suggestion hole-in-ones don't seem so hard caused some Quincy golfers to either roll their eyes, shake their heads or offer a you've-got-be-kidding-me laugh. They know there's nothing easy about an ace. In fact, the National Hole-in-One...

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Heart preparing for fall sports to begin ... as of now
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Heart preparing for fall sports to begin ... as of now

The Heart of America Athletic Conference is giving it the good old college try. Only time will tell if that is a prudent move. Last week, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, of which the Heart is a member, announced it was moving...

Golfers help Quincy roll on with charitable effort
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Golfers help Quincy roll on with charitable effort

Ray Weast felt compelled to do more than reopen the doors to his golf equipment business after the initial coronavirus pandemic shutdown passed. He wanted to lift the spirits of those struggling to lift themselves. Quincy's golf community helped him...

Putting spring sports in crosshairs again makes no sense
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Putting spring sports in crosshairs again makes no sense

As speculation, theories and opinions continue to swirl, keep this question in mind: Who stands to suffer the most if athletic organizations start flipping seasons? That seems to be an oft overlooked part of these discussions. The Illinois High...

Optimism, concern come with new IHSA plan
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Optimism, concern come with new IHSA plan

Cautiously optimistic, yet nervously concerned. Anyone else feeling that way, too? Late Friday afternoon, right about the time everyone was heading off to begin their holiday weekend celebration, the Illinois High School Association emailed...

Joy of sports reveals itself in simple forms
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Joy of sports reveals itself in simple forms

The pitter-patter of rain against the windows followed the booming sound of thunder and served as a precursor for the type of violent storm that makes people scatter. Clouds rolled. Winds blew. Hail fell. Eventually, it passed, relatively quickly in fact.

Being better starts with being able to see beyond color
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Being better starts with being able to see beyond color

Andy Douglas is black. Does that matter to you? It certainly has never mattered to me. So you might be asking, "If it doesn't matter to you, why bring it up?" Because it matters to somebody. It might be one person. It might be 100. I'm not sure...

MLB's reduction of draft will start to kill dreams
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MLB's reduction of draft will start to kill dreams

Since taking over as the Quincy University baseball coach in 2010, Josh Rabe has been able to use his professional experience and his draft stories as recruiting tools. If you're a high school senior with pro baseball aspirations and sitting across...