Opportunity to advance slips away from Trail Blazers
Men's College Basketball

Opportunity to advance slips away from Trail Blazers

DANVILLE, Ill. -- The end result is the only thing Cory Miller Jr. would change. The execution and decision-making on the final two offensive possessions of Thursday's NJCAA Division II national tournament quarterfinal fell in line with the way...

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Area roundup: Trojans win pair of one-run games

The Hannibal-LaGrange softball team earned a pair of one-run victories of 4-3 and 8-7 to sweep Clarke in a non-conference doubleheader in Hannibal, Mo. In the opener, pitcher Jordyn Alford helped herself out with RBIs for the Trojans. She threw a complete

Miller fills up stat sheet in memorable performance
Men's College Basketball

Miller fills up stat sheet in memorable performance

DANVILLE, Ill. -- The minutes piled up along with the points, so much so that Cory Miller Jr. nearly ended up with equal amounts of both. The John Wood Community College men's basketball team needed them all. Miller played a little more than 36 minutes in

Ray dominates as Raiders combine to no-hit Cougars
Prep Baseball

Ray dominates as Raiders combine to no-hit Cougars

QUINCY -- Quincy Notre Dame baseball coach Ryan Oden thought right-handed pitcher Tommy Ray looked shaky in his first start of the season last Saturday against Unity. In that start, Ray gave up two runs and walked five batters in 3[Note]1/3 innings in the

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Prep softball roundup: Marks' grand slam propels Blue Devils

Ella Marks hit a grand slam, and Kennady Fleer added a two-run homer to propel the Quincy High School softball team to an 8-7 victory over Macomb Thursday evening in Macomb, Ill. The Blue Devils (2-0) trailed 6-2 entering the fifth inning then they erupte

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Prep baseball roundup: Palmyra scores 15 runs in first inning

The Palmyra baseball team scored 15 runs in the first inning on the way to a 15-0 three-inning victory over Canton Thursday afternoon in Palmyra, Mo. The Panthers had 10 hits on the day, and Zane Meyers led with three hits and three RBIs. Corder Lehenbaue

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Pirates earn shutout victory

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Haley Ballinger scored two goals to lead the Hannibal girls soccer team to a 5-0 victory over Kirksville in North Central Missouri Conference play Thursday. The Pirates' Bella Falconer scored two minutes into the game, and added goals in t

QU denies allegations in lawsuit filed by former student
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QU denies allegations in lawsuit filed by former student

Quincy University is vigorously denying allegations against the school that have been made in a lawsuit filed in 2018.

Buckling Down: Trail Blazers hold on to win national tourney opener
Men's College Basketball

Buckling Down: Trail Blazers hold on to win national tourney opener

DANVILLE, Ill. -- The consensus among the John Wood Community College men's basketball players and coaches was Wednesday's defensive effort wasn't necessarily good, just good enough. That's all it had to be. The Trail Blazers held St. Clair County...

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...