Ryder Cup captivates sporting audience

September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Ryder Cup captivates sporting audience

It could be considered a no-brainer type of question, but I asked it anyway. Who won the FIBA World Championship? Of the eight people in the Quincy University Health and Fitness Center who I tossed the question at, they each had a similar response. “It had to be the USA, right?” Indeed, it was. The […]

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QU capitalizes on in-region opportunities

September 17, 2014 0 Comments

Quincy University men’s soccer coach Mike Carpenter knows what kind of impact an in-region loss can have. Last year, the Hawks went 1-1 against Midwest Region foes outside the Great Lakes Valley Conference, including a one-goal loss on the road against Lindenwood. “If we win that game last year, we were in the (NCAA) tournament,” […]

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Beyond the boxscore: Northern Michigan at QU

September 14, 2014 0 Comments

Speed up the game On its second possession of the second half Saturday, the Quincy University football team shifted gears and went to a no-huddle offense. The subsequent success of the offense raised an interesting question: Should the coaching staff consider using the hurry-up strategy more often? “Maybe,” QU junior quarterback Nick Lonergan said with […]

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GLVC football notebook

September 9, 2014 0 Comments
GLVC football notebook

QU’s Lonergan earns weekly GLVC honor So many of Nick Lonergan’s weapons hadn’t played a college football game before last Thursday. No wonder the Quincy University football team leaned heavily on the junior quarterback to help the offense find some rhythm. Once that happened, the Hawks earned the first season-opening victory of third-year head coach […]

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QHS coach laying foundation for success at grade-school level

September 9, 2014 0 Comments
QHS coach laying foundation for success at grade-school level

Andy Douglas knows for the Quincy High School boys basketball program to regain the statewide prominence it once held you have to build from the bottom up. So he’s laying the foundation that will tie the program together from top to bottom. The first-year QHS coach kicked off the Lil’ Devils Basketball Association on Sunday […]

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Five things to like about QU women’s soccer

September 5, 2014 0 Comments

The Quincy University women’s soccer team went undefeated in the regular season last year and the junior class has lost only two regular-season games in their career. That is going to be put to the test Friday night when the Lady Hawks open the season against No. 1-ranked Grand Valley State, the same team that […]

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Five things to like about QU men’s soccer

September 5, 2014 0 Comments

The Quincy University men’s soccer team opens its season with two games on the road this weekend, beginning with Friday’s game at the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. So what will separate the Hawks from the rest of the Great Lakes Valley Conference? Here are five things to like: 1. Firepower It’s going to […]

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Kickoff Chat returns Thursday

August 19, 2014 0 Comments

Are you ready for some football? We are! So beginning Thursday and each week throughout the season, we will be talking football with you on the Kickoff Chat. The interactive chat will be online beginning at noon and last for up to an hour. All of your thoughts and questions are welcome. Just log on […]

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Inside the Hawks: The offensive line

August 14, 2014 1 Comment

Throughout the preseason, I will take a look at the Quincy University football team position-by-position as the Hawks prepare for their Sept. 4 season opener at Lindenwood-Belleville. We start up front with the offensive line … Forgive Tom Pajic if he thinks it’s an illusion he sees. When the Quincy University football coach watches the […]

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The eyes are staring at you

August 14, 2014 0 Comments
The eyes are staring at you

The Quincy University men’s and women’s soccer teams have added an intimidating presence to their homefield advantage. Staring down on Jack Mackenzie Field at Legends Stadium is a hawk on the new sign that stretches across the back of the North Campus building immediately to the east of the field. The sign is designed to […]

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