Quincy's best golfers? That list creates a lively debate
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Quincy's best golfers? That list creates a lively debate

The list intrigued and baffled me at the same time, but at first, I couldn't put my finger on why. A trend popped up over the past week on Twitter where sports-savvy area fans engaged in entertaining debates over top-of-the-charts lists.

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Quincy's best golfers? Here's my crack at the top 10
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Quincy's best golfers? Here's my crack at the top 10

It happened to be the first post I saw on Twitter early Friday morning and it stayed on my mind throughout the day. It was the list of Quincy's best golfers put together by Tim Schrage and Aaron St. Clair that elicited many comments and sparked...

Devils' doubles team 'Blazen' way to state
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Devils' doubles team 'Blazen' way to state

The nickname suggests Blake Hayden and Greysen Arns play with an edge and the kind of ferocity needed to mow down opponents through a grueling three days of play in the Illinois Class 2A boys tennis state tournament. It just doesn't mirror...

Baseball shifting away from traditional thinking
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Baseball shifting away from traditional thinking

Each time left-handed hitting Quincy University first baseman Michael Nielsen came to the plate last weekend, Lewis third baseman Michael O'Brien sprinted across the diamond and settled into a spot in the grass in short right field.

'Win or lose, be a good sport:' Hayden's actions bring mantra to life
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'Win or lose, be a good sport:' Hayden's actions bring mantra to life

The temperatures never climbed higher than 65 degrees throughout the day, but the exhausting nature of playing six matches in less than 24 hours took its toll. "It was a tiring day," Quincy High School senior tennis player Blake Hayden said...

Seeing kids at play makes for great day
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Seeing kids at play makes for great day

The ball cleared the house and the trees with surprising ease, landing near the sidewalk and bouncing into the middle of the street. It brought traffic from both directions to an abrupt halt. A moment later, a 10-year-old boy came sprinting...

Kalusniak continues to be in sync with Hawks' staff
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Kalusniak continues to be in sync with Hawks' staff

The rapport Quincy University senior right-hander Nick Stroud has developed with junior catcher Jacob Kalusniak is the kind you'd expect has been fostered by years of playing together. That's not the case. They've been teammates roughly eight months...

Beyond the Boxscore: Hawks' Snyder benefits from being able to reset
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Beyond the Boxscore: Hawks' Snyder benefits from being able to reset

Nolan Snyder's reaction was quite telling. When it was mentioned he put together a string of quality at-bats Saturday during the Quincy University baseball team's doubleheader sweep of Missouri S&T, the junior center fielder deadpanned, "Finally."

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Field set for Blue Devils' Thanksgiving feast

It's time to empty the notebook as spring moves into full swing ... qqq The field for the 48th annual QHS Thanksgiving Tournament is set. The QHS boys basketball team will welcome Chicago Leo, Lutheran North and Waukegan to Blue Devil Gym...

Hawks say goodbye to family member taken too soon
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Hawks say goodbye to family member taken too soon

One of the most common questions Quincy University football coach Gary Bass gets asked is why he and his family have become so enamored with this community. "It's the people," said Bass, heading into his third season as head coach and eighth...