Archive for August, 2013

Soccer Saturday

August 31, 2013 0 Comments

A quick look at the soccer tournaments that Quincy Notre Dame and Quincy High School hosted this weekend. Raiders cherish opportunity to play on Jack Mackenzie Field The Quincy Notre Dame boys soccer team experienced playing on its new “home” field for the first time this season. The Raiders hosted the 24th annual QND Tournament Friday […]

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Friday night rewind — Week 1

August 31, 2013 0 Comments

Here is the first in a weekly look at who jumps out from the box score for the prep football season. Top Rushers Caleb Kizer, Palmyra, 158 yards Trace Windsor, South Shelby, 144 yards Josh Hultz, Palmyra, 134 yards Malique Robbins, Quincy High School, 129 yards Brock Butler, Palmyra, 127 yards Alger Saldana, Central, 126 […]

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Chargers focus on getting hyped during entrance

August 31, 2013 0 Comments

At Illini West, tradition is important. And with two state championships in the last five years, the Chargers want to keep their maintain the luster that comes with winning. But winning isn’t the only tradition Illini West focuses on. The Chargers like to come out of the tunnel with some pizazz. Before their home games, […]

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Predicting Week 1 of the 2013 Prep football season

August 30, 2013 0 Comments

By Josh Rizzo When I heard there was a chance to go one-on-one with the great one, or whatever adjective you prefer to assign to my coworker, Blake Toppmeyer, I had to snap at the chance. Mr. Toppmeyer has already launched the opening salvo on his blog, Topp’s Tips. My intent is to defeat Mr. Toppmeyer and […]

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Quincy High School volleyball welcome opponents with treats

August 29, 2013 0 Comments
Quincy High School volleyball welcome opponents with treats

At a Quincy High School volleyball match, the comradery between the teams, fans, and even opposing teams, is evident from the moment the Blue Devils’ opponents get off the bus. QHS has a pre-game ritual of handing a goody bag stuffed with an assortment of different candies to the members of the opposing team. “It’s […]

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Week 1 Missouri and Illinois state football polls

August 28, 2013 0 Comments

 Here’s a look at who the sportswriters in Missouri and Illinois have tabbed as preseason favorites for high school football. Agree, disagree? Please comment below. Illinois Week 1 state football rankings Voted on by the Associated Press Class 8A School                                          W-L     Pts                                                 Prv 1. Stevenson (5)                               (0-0)   93                                                 – (tie) Loyola (4)                               (0-0)   93                                                 – […]

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Quincy High School vs. Monmouth-Roseville soccer rewind

August 26, 2013 0 Comments

By JOSH RIZZO Herald-Whig Sports Writer Hunter Hoschar scored two goals during the Quincy High School boys soccer team’s 3-0 win over Monmouth-Roseville Monday night at Flinn Stadium, putting him on pace to meet coach Matt Longo’s goal. “Our goal is to get five guys with double-digit goals and I think we can do that,” […]

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