Voss' triple seals Unity's comeback
Prep Softball

Voss' triple seals Unity's comeback

MENDON, Ill. -- Alaina Voss got a few extra moments to have a chat with Unity softball coach Tad Miller. Unity loaded the bases on Annabelle Schaffnit's infield single with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning, and Payson Seymour coach...

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Prep Softball

Prep softball roundup: Saukees survive Suns' big inning

The Pittsfield softball team withstood an eight-run inning from Southeastern to win 13-12 Tuesday afternoon. Pittsfield (1-0) led 13-4 after the fourth inning, and the Suns' large inning closed the deficit to 13-12. Southeastern, however, stranded...

Blue Devils walk off with season-opening victory
Prep Softball

Blue Devils walk off with season-opening victory

QUINCY -- Kiley Espinoza was confident heading to the bottom of the seventh inning. Alton had tied the game at 5-5 with a solo home run in the top half of the frame, but the Quincy High School softball team needed just one run to win. With the top of the o

Sports

Area roundup: Wildcats sweep Heart doubleheader

The Culver-Stockton College softball team swept Graceland 3-1 and 15-7 Tuesday in a Heart of America Athletic Conference doubleheader at Himsl Field in Canton, Mo. In the opener, Wildcats starter McKena O'Donnell scattered 11 hits and fanned five...

Prep softball: Carlisle's walk-off single gives Illini West victory
Prep Softball

Prep softball: Carlisle's walk-off single gives Illini West victory

Illini West's Sydney Carlisle hit a walk-off RBI single to drive in Elizabeth Talley as the Chargers won 7-6 over Brown County in local softball action on Monday in Carthage. Illini West jumped to a 6-0 lead in the first two innings, highlighted by two RB

College Softball

QU splits GLVC doubleheader at home

QUINCY -- The Quincy University softball team split a Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader Monday at the Mart Heinen Softball Complex, losing 9-2 and winning 9-2 against William Jewell. Quincy (9-11, 1-3 GLVC) got solo home runs from Dana Walsh and K

College Softball

QU scores one run in GLVC twinbill loss

QUINCY -- Morgan Heckman's leadoff home run in the bottom of the seventh inning of Game 1 was all the offense the Quincy University softball team could manage in a 3-1, 7-0 Great Lakes Valley Conference doubleheader loss to Rockhurst Sunday afternoon at th

Young Raiders hoping to correct last year's errors
Prep Softball

Young Raiders hoping to correct last year's errors

QUINCY -- Catherine Steinkamp has a simple goal. The less running the Quincy Notre Dame softball team does this preseason, the better. Veteran coach Eric Orne would probably like that, too. The Raiders committed more than 100 errors last season and finishe

Blue Devils hope to be the surprise this spring
Prep Softball

Blue Devils hope to be the surprise this spring

QUINCY -- Kennady Fleer feels there's a different vibe around the Quincy High School softball team this season. It's made for a sense of optimism. "I think we have a lot of potential," said Fleer, a senior second baseman. "Yeah, we lost some talent, but w

College Softball

College softball roundup: Hawks salvage split in Florida

The Quincy University softball team used a three-run fifth inning to beat Shepherd 5-4 in the second of two games Saturday afternoon in the NTC Spring Games in Kissimee, Fla. Quincy lost the first game to Long Island-Post 5-0. Remi Ferguson had a double a