Mizzou Caravan to hit Hannibal

April 23, 2014 0 Comments
Mizzou Caravan to hit Hannibal

If you like to “bully for Ol’ Mizzou,” then you need to find your way to the Hannibal Country Club on Thursday. The Mizzou Caravan is making its annual stop in America’s Hometown. A reception begins at 6 p.m. with a formal speaking program scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Mizzou almuni, fans and friends […]

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Cards fans celebrate Pujols’ milestone

April 23, 2014 0 Comments
Cards fans celebrate Pujols’ milestone

The resentment has faded for the most part. Tuesday night showed that. After Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit a pair of home runs against the Nationals — Nos. 499 and 500 of his career — fans of the St. Louis Cardinals showed their appreciation for the slugger’s milestone moment by sending out well wishes […]

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Want to play a round with Luke Guthrie?

April 22, 2014 0 Comments
Want to play a round with Luke Guthrie?

GolfNow is giving a golfer and three of his or her friends the chance to play an 18-hole round with PGA Tour pro and Quincy native Luke Guthrie at legendary TPC Sawgrass. If you’re the lucky winner, here’s what you receive: • Round of golf and private lesson at TPC Sawgrass with Luke Guthrie • […]

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What has your sporting interest?

April 22, 2014 0 Comments

Through three games of the NHL first-round playoff series between the Blues and the Blackhawks, there hasn’t been a moment I’ve missed. After watching the Blues’ triple-overtime victory in Game 1, you had to come back and watch Game 2 in its entirety, right? After seeing another overtime thriller, Game 3 became must-watch TV. Although […]

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New WIU coach takes to social media

April 16, 2014 0 Comments

Billy Wright’s first task as the new Western Illinois University men’s basketball coach was to begin recruiting. A close second in the pecking order was getting involved with social media. Hired Monday to replace Jim Molinari and become the program’s 20th head coach and officially introduced to the media and the WIU family on Tuesday, […]

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What do you want in the next QHS coach?

April 15, 2014 1 Comment

What qualities do you want in the next Quincy High School boys basketball coach? That was the question I posed to several former QHS players, several season-ticket holders and a vast number of fans. Some liked Sean Taylor and his style. Some did not. Some were fans of Loren Wallace. Some were not. Some wished […]

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Applicant pool filling up for QHS job

April 14, 2014 0 Comments

With the deadline to apply for the vacant Quincy High School rapidly approaching, the candidate pool is larger than it was 11 years ago when Sean Taylor was hired to replace Loren Wallace. According to Dave Boster, director of human resources for the Quincy Public Schools, there have been 20 candidates formally apply. Once the […]

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Search committee faces plenty of questions

April 10, 2014 7 Comments

When the Quincy School Board released the names of the committee assembled to find the next Quincy High School boys basketball coach, my immediate reaction was two-fold. One, is a 13-member committee really needed to find the next coach? And two, why isn’t QHS Principal Danielle Edgar on the committee? With the committee ready to […]

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Coaches show support for Taylor

March 26, 2014 0 Comments

The coaching fraternity is strong, especially in the Western Big Six Conference. Coaches around the state reacted strongly to the Quincy School Board’s decision Wednesday morning to dismiss Sean Taylor as the Quincy High School boys basketball coach, showing support for Taylor on several social media venues. Here’s what they had to say … Rock […]

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Sean Taylor’s letter

March 26, 2014 5 Comments

Wednesday morning, the Quincy School Board voted 6-0 with one member abstaining to terminate the contract of Quincy High School boys basketball coach Sean Taylor after 11 seasons at the helm. Taylor released a letter to the media. Below is the letter: March 24, 2014 To Whom It May Concern, When I interviewed for the […]

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