Rallying around the coach

November 27, 2014 0 Comments
Rallying around the coach

Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois Andy Douglas wasn’t expecting a sendoff quite like this. Set to coach his first game as the Quincy High School boys basketball team’s head coach, Douglas was treated Wednesday to a pep rally at Washington Elementary School, where he is the physical education instructor. The school staff, with help from the […]

Continue Reading »

Lomprez’s faith in QU program leads to success

November 15, 2014 0 Comments
Lomprez’s faith in QU program leads to success

Looking back, Kyle Lomprez took a leap of blind faith. Everyone in his recruiting class did, too. The Quincy University football team was coming off an 0-11 season when Lomprez, an offensive lineman from Rochester, Ill., committed to play for the Hawks. He was joined by high school teammate Dan Camp, a linebacker, and a […]

Continue Reading »

Walking away with a smile

October 30, 2014 0 Comments
Walking away with a smile

One of the first lessons you learn as a sports writer, outside of being fair, accurate and unbiased, is to check your emotions at the door. You’re there to do a job. You’re not there to be a fan. Wednesday night, I wanted to do both. I was at Legends Stadium to chronicle the Quincy […]

Continue Reading »

Sunshine’s calling: QND enjoys the scenery

October 24, 2014 0 Comments
Sunshine’s calling: QND enjoys the scenery

Quincy Notre Dame football players L.B. Cornwell and Carson Kroshinsky are providing updates from the road as the Raiders travel to Clearwater, Fla., to face Calvary Christian High School in the regular-season finale at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The game is being carried live on WGEM NewsTalk 105.1 FM with Eric Ervin providing the play-by-play: Following […]

Continue Reading »

Sunshine’s calling: QND relaxes before game

October 24, 2014 0 Comments
Sunshine’s calling: QND relaxes before game

Quincy Notre Dame football players L.B. Cornwell and Carson Kroshinsky are providing updates from the road as the Raiders travel to Clearwater, Fla., to face Calvary Christian High School in the regular-season finale at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The game is being carried live on WGEM NewsTalk 105.1 FM with Eric Ervin providing the play-by-play: With […]

Continue Reading »

Sunshine’s calling: QND reaches Florida

October 23, 2014 1 Comment
Sunshine’s calling: QND reaches Florida

Quincy Notre Dame football players L.B. Cornwell and Carson Kroshinsky are providing updates from the road as the Raiders travel to Clearwater, Fla., to face Calvary Christian High School in the regular-season finale at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The game is being carried live on WGEM NewsTalk 105.1 FM with Eric Ervin providing the play-by-play: The […]

Continue Reading »

Sunshine’s calling: QND travels to Florida

October 23, 2014 0 Comments
Sunshine’s calling: QND travels to Florida

Quincy Notre Dame football players L.B. Cornwell and Carson Kroshinsky are providing updates from the road as the Raiders travel to Clearwater, Fla., to face Calvary Christian High School in the regular-season finale at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The game is being carried live on WGEM NewsTalk 105.1 FM with Eric Ervin providing the play-by-play: QND […]

Continue Reading »

Finding some Blue Devil treasures

October 14, 2014 0 Comments
Finding some Blue Devil treasures

My parents had plans to clean out the closet in my old bedroom for a while now, and there were some boxes piled up at one end that my mom decided I needed to have. So last week, I helped her remove and rearrange some things and hauled home enough stuff to fill the backseat […]

Continue Reading »

Quincy University football notebook

October 13, 2014 0 Comments
Quincy University football notebook

Feeling a little like home Rail Road Flat, Calif., is a historic mining town with a population of only 475 people and a long, long way from Quincy. Eli Thom felt a little like he was back there Saturday. The junior center on the Quincy University football team had his mother and a few family […]

Continue Reading »

Baseball is the ultimate theater

September 30, 2014 0 Comments

Derek Jeter made us cry. The Cardinals and Pirates made us scoreboard watchers. The Royals made us nostalgic. And baseball made us happy. That sums up the last week quite nicely, doesn’t it? Although most of our wives, girlfriends or significant others won’t want to hear this, baseball is the true first love for many […]

Continue Reading »