Pirates rebound for third in home tourney
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Pirates rebound for third in home tourney

HANNIBAL, Ill. -- Nathan DeStefane didn't even need one minute to help the Hannibal boys soccer team move on. The Pirates suffered a 6-0 setback to Southern Boone in the semifinals of Saturday's Pirate Shoot Out, but scored in the opening minute of the...

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Raiders outlast Ironmen for fourth win

QUINCY -- The Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team was banged, battered and bruised when it lined up to face Normal Community at Advance Therapy Field on Saturday afternoon. Despite missing multiple starters on the pitch, the Raiders still found a way...

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Blue Devils gain confidence despite loss

QUINCY -- Quincy High School boys soccer coach Ron Bridal and his staff devoted two full practices to a style change in order to combat the firepower of Gateway Legacy Christian Academy. It worked as well as anyone could have hoped. The Blue Devils...

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Area roundup: Kouyate, Wildcats fend off Trojans

CANTON, Mo. -- Saliou Kouyate learned the value of persistence Thursday. Stymied despite several quality scoring chances in the first half of Thursday's game against Hannibal-LaGrange University at Poulton Stadium, the Culver-Stockton College men's soccer

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Armfield's goal in OT lifts Hawks

HAMMOND, Ind. -- The way the ball came off Justin Armfield's foot was remarkably similar to the way the Quincy University men's soccer team played Thursday afternoon. Not perfectly crisp, but good enough to get the job done. Armfield's shot...

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VanderMaiden's two goals help Blue Devils to WB6 road victory

SILVIS, Ill. -- Quincy High School boys soccer coach Ron Bridal described Andrew VanderMaiden as a "blue collar" player. It's a fitting description of the junior forward, whose efforts following up deflected shots resulted in two goals as Quincy...

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Raiders get first shut out against Explorers

JACKSONVILLE, Ill. -- The Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team earned its first shutout of the season Monday by handing previously-undefeated Alton Marquette a 4-0 defeat at Illinois College. The Raiders (3-3) suffered their worst loss of the season...

Hawks make perfect connection to spark second-half flurry
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Hawks make perfect connection to spark second-half flurry

QUINCY -- Quincy University men's soccer coach Mike Carpenter struggled with which players he wanted on the field at the start of the second half Sunday. "I was on the fence," Carpenter said. He ultimately decided to have freshmen Craig Chisholm...

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Blue Devils' defense earns WB6 shutout

STERLING, Ill. -- The longest road trip of the new Western Big Six Conference slate didn't bother the Quincy High School boys soccer team in the least. In fact, it seemed to bring out the best in the Blue Devils' defense yet again.

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Rangers dominate second half, Hawks lose season opener

KENOSHA, Wis. -- Quincy University men's soccer coach Mike Carpenter wasn't enamored with how the Hawks finished the first half of Thursday's season opener. "We had taken our foot off the pedal," Carpenter said. Wisconsin-Parkside didn't make...