QND gets to line plenty in victory over Farmington

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. -- The Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team made 20 of 26 free throws in the second half and overcame a halftime deficit to defeat Farmington 64-55 in the first game of the Bloomington Central Catholic Shootout on Monday morning at Cven

Trail Blazers throw scare at nationally-ranked Indian Hills
Men's College Basketball

Trail Blazers throw scare at nationally-ranked Indian Hills

OTTUMWA, Iowa -- Now Brad Hoyt will get to find out if the brutal schedule the John Wood Community College men's basketball team has played will pay off. The Trail Blazers lost 91-82 to Indian Hills on Saturday night at the Hellyer Center, wrapping up non-

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College notebook: Hawks pick up commitment from point guard
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College notebook: Hawks pick up commitment from point guard

Help is on the way for the Quincy University men's basketball team. The Hawks landed their second recruit in the Class of 2019 recently as Trent Champagne, a 6-foot-3 point guard from St. Charles (Mo.) West, announced he has committed to the QU program.

Small but mighty: C-SC's Johnson enjoys physical part of basketball
Men's College Basketball

Small but mighty: C-SC's Johnson enjoys physical part of basketball

CANTON, Mo. The roster lists Mike Johnson at 5-foot-11, but he says that's inaccurate. "They're actually cheating me an inch," Johnson said with a grin. "I'm actually 6-foot flat." Johnson, a senior guard for the Culver-Stockton College men's basketball t

Playing soccer helps JWCC's Wood develop her entire game
Women's College Basketball

Playing soccer helps JWCC's Wood develop her entire game

QUINCY -- Chelsea Wood admittedly knew very little about soccer when an email from John Wood Community College coach Hayley Womack popped up last fall. The fledgling JWCC women's soccer program was short on numbers, so Womack reached out to all female...

College roundup: Wildcats win third straight with season sweep over MidAmerica Nazarene
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College roundup: Wildcats win third straight with season sweep over MidAmerica Nazarene

The Culver-Stockton College men's basketball team shot 47 percent in the second half to top Heart of America Athletic Conference foe MidAmerica Nazarene 64-58 Saturday afternoon at Bell Family Arena in Olathe, Kan., for its third straight victory. C-SC (1

Hawks fail to stick with plan in GLVC loss
Men's College Basketball

Hawks fail to stick with plan in GLVC loss

QUINCY -- The Quincy University men's basketball team sketched out two perfect blueprints Saturday. One showcased how to build a lead. The other illustrated how to lose it. The Hawks abandoned the offensive attack that allowed them to lead...

Short-handed Blue Devils finally overcome adversity
Prep Boys Basketball

Short-handed Blue Devils finally overcome adversity

QUINCY -- Coming oh-so-close finally gave way to getting over the hump. It happened on a night when the Quincy High School boys basketball team easily could have given in to all the adversity its faced. Instead, the Blue Devils erased...

Central loses lead, rallies in final minutes
Prep Boys Basketball

Central loses lead, rallies in final minutes

MENDON, Ill. -- A 14-point swing saw the Central boys basketball team facing a four-point deficit midway through the fourth quarter. Central opened the third quarter with six straight points, but the Mustangs used an 18-4 run in a nine-minute span to take

C-SE's Lantz day-to-day with knee injury, expects to return
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C-SE's Lantz day-to-day with knee injury, expects to return

CAMP POINT, Ill. -- Central-Southeastern senior guard Laney Lantz has missed the team's last two games with a knee injury that isn't considered a serious concern. C-SE coach Matt Long said Lantz is day-to-day, and he expects she will return to the Panthers

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Prep roundup: Obert, Neisen lead Liberty to easy victory

Landon Obert and Jordan Neisen combined for 35 points in Liberty's 73-35 non-conference victory over Griggsville-Perry in boys basketball action on Friday night in Liberty. Obert had 19 points, with 14 of them coming in the Eagles' 45-point second half. N