Raiders benefiting from pitching

April 7, 2015 0 Comments

During the Quincy Notre Dame baseball team’s eight-game win streak, the pitching has delivered some strong performances. Justin Tallman’s no-hitter against Quincy High School in a 10-0 victory Tuesday night was the highlight of the pitching staff’s outings, but wasn’t the only one in the last four games. Sophomore Johnny Ray and freshman Malachi Lentz […]

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John earns first victory over QND as QHS coach

March 21, 2015 0 Comments

Not only was the Quincy High School baseball team’s 2-1 victory over Quincy Notre Dame its first since 2012, it was the first for Quincy coach Brigham John. John, who’s entering his third season as the Blue Devils’ coach, hadn’t beaten the Raiders in his first six tries. Last season, QHS went 0-4 against QND […]

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Green adds new pitch to repertoire

March 20, 2015 0 Comments

Drake Green knew to expect an increase of innings as a sophomore pitcher for the Quincy High School baseball team. He spent the offseason improving, which also meant adding a changeup to give him three pitches at his disposal. “Before varsity I had fastball and curveball,” Green said. “Coach (Brigham John) told me if I […]

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All-North Central Missouri Conference First Team

March 3, 2015 0 Comments

Here is the First Team All-NCMC boys basketball team. Tanner Wetrich – Moberly J’Von Spiller – Moberly Dylan Powell – Hannibal Jared Armstrong – Marshall Cole Jaramillo – Mexico Ta’Vious Brazil – Boonville Dallin Vorkink – Kirksville

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Regional/district predictions Feb. 27

February 27, 2015 0 Comments

Friday is our first day of championships with a slate of regional titles in Illinois in the Brown County, Warsaw and Auburn regionals. From Thursday’s action, we had another upset in No. 2 Louisiana falling to No. 3 Sturgeon in the Class 2 District 5 semifinals. Sturgeon now gets No. 1 Canton in the district […]

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Regional/district predictions Feb. 26

February 26, 2015 0 Comments

We saw another big upset during Wednesday’s night action, as fourth-seeded Pittsfield knocked off top-seeded Auburn in the Class 2A Auburn regional with a last-second layup. It was the second win in as many nights the Saukees won on the final possession. In the Class 3 District 7 tournament, third-seeded Highland toppled second-seeded Palmyra for […]

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Regional/district predictions Feb. 25

February 25, 2015 0 Comments

Tuesday saw some big shakeups in the Illinois boys state tournaments. In Class 2A, hosts and fourth-seeded West Hancock knocked off Hancock County rival and top-seeded Illini West 59-49 to advance to the Warsaw regional title game. In Class 1A, seventh-seeded Unity found some of its magic from last season’s tournament run to upset second-seeded […]

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Regional/district predictions Feb. 24

February 24, 2015 0 Comments

Nearly came close to a perfect day of picking from Monday’s slate of games. Only wrong prediction was Marion County girls winning in its opening game of Class 1 District 11 play. Here are the predictions for Tuesday, Feb. 24. Picks so far: 8-1 Illinois boys Class 1A Mt. Sterling regional No. 2 Liberty 61, […]

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Predicting basketball regionals and districts

February 22, 2015 0 Comments

Perhaps the most exciting time of the year is here with the start of basketball tournaments. Before we get to enjoy March Madness, we get the high school version. There’s several teams to watch on both sides of the river this postseason with a chance to make a deep run to a state championship. In […]

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QND boys roster growing thinner

February 14, 2015 0 Comments

The Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team got a little thinner this week as forward Johnny Ray left the team, according to coach Bruce Bonness. Bonness said Ray’s decision to leave the team was a family decision. Ray, who was arguably one of the Raiders’ better defenders, had not played since the Jerseyville Tournament last […]

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