Quincy University sports

Land of Linkin

July 29, 2009 0 Comments

Here are a few stories that might interest you: • Quincy native D.A. Weibring’s back will keep him out of this week’s U.S. Senior Open outside of Indianapolis. Weibring’s staying busy though. He made a stop in Metamora earlier this week to check on a course his design company, Weibring-Wolfard Golf Design, is working on. […]

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Former QU/JWCC star helps team win title

April 30, 2009 0 Comments
Former QU/JWCC star helps team win title

Former Quincy University and John Wood Community College men’s basketball player Joel Box is celebrating a championship today. On Wednesday night, Box helped Al-Qadsia to a 69-67 victory over Al-Rayyan of Qatar in the championship game of the Gulf Championship in Kuwait. Box scored the game-winning basket on a tip-in with three seconds left. He […]

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Changing plans

April 16, 2009 0 Comments

With the threat of rain in the forecast for Saturday — The Weather Channel has it as a 50 percent chance — several athletic events have already been moved from Saturday to Friday. The Quincy High School baseball team, which was forced to move its Western Big Six Conference opener to Rock Island last weekend, […]

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Mid-Week Grades for April 8

April 8, 2009 1 Comment
Mid-Week Grades for April 8

Here’s this week’s look at my sports world grade book. We’ll break these down on Wednesday’s exciting edition of WGEM SportsCenter. Tune in around 8:20 or so to ESPN 1440. A — Chicago Bears. Whether or not the deal for quarterback Jay Cutler leads to a Super Bowl or not, you have to love the […]

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Tuesday tidbits

March 3, 2009 5 Comments
Tuesday tidbits

March Madness is here. A busy time for sports fans everywhere. A few things from my notebook: Upon further review Those who took in the Quincy University women’s basketball team’s 87-72 victory over Drury on Saturday surely haven’t forgotten about the game-changing call in that game. Drury’s Erica Groose made what looked to be a […]

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QU’s Mount Rushmore

March 2, 2009 3 Comments
QU’s Mount Rushmore

Editor’s Note: This column originally appeared in the Sunday, March 1 edition of the Herald-Whig. For the past few weeks, ESPN has been promoting its Mount Rushmore of sports. The station has asked voters to name the top four sports stars in every state. The Illinois Mount Rushmore of Michael Jordan, Walter Payton, Ernie Banks […]

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More GLVC changes ahead?

February 3, 2009 0 Comments

This much we know about the future of the Great Lakes Valley Conference — Maryville and Illinois-Springfield will be joining the NCAA Division II league next season. What happens after that is anyone's guess. There is a lot of talk around the league that Rockhurst, which joined the league in 2005, is actively seeking membership […]

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QU tidbits — White gone, Keeven injured in wreck

December 2, 2008 1 Comment
QU tidbits — White gone, Keeven injured in wreck

Two pieces of news coming out of Quincy University today. Also, the Hawks have lost junior forward Steve White, who has been dismissed from the team for violating team rules. White, a 6-foot-7 transfer from Cochise State, played in just two of the Hawks' three games this season. He averaged 7.5 points and 4.0 rebounds […]

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Mid-Week Grades for Nov. 19

November 19, 2008 9 Comments

Time for an extra-special edition of the Mid-Week Grades. Break out your favorite college sweater like Cosby used to because we're dealing exclusively with our area college teams now that the fall sports season is (almost) over. To listen in, tune your AM dial to 1440, home to ESPN 1440, or join us online at […]

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