Through the players’ eyes: Second in state

November 8, 2015 0 Comments
Through the players’ eyes: Second in state

Throughout the Quincy High School boys soccer team’s trip to the Class 3A state tournament, three of the Blue Devils — from left to right,  seniors Christian Blattner, Parker Westerman and Brett Landwehr — will provide their view on the experience and offer some behind-the-scenes flavor. Here is their latest entry: We may have lost the […]

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Through the players’ eyes: Getting prepared

November 7, 2015 0 Comments
Through the players’ eyes: Getting prepared

Throughout the Quincy High School boys soccer team’s trip to the Class 3A state tournament, three of the Blue Devils — from left to right,  seniors Christian Blattner, Parker Westerman and Brett Landwehr — will provide their view on the experience and offer some behind-the-scenes flavor. Here is their latest entry: We sit here on the […]

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Through the players’ eyes: Semifinal victory

November 7, 2015 0 Comments
Through the players’ eyes: Semifinal victory

Throughout the Quincy High School boys soccer team’s trip to the Class 3A state tournament, three of the Blue Devils — from left to right,  seniors Christian Blattner, Parker Westerman and Brett Landwehr — will provide their view on the experience and offer some behind-the-scenes flavor. Here is their latest entry: Tonight we have accomplished one […]

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Through the players’ eyes: The wait

November 6, 2015 0 Comments
Through the players’ eyes: The wait

Throughout the Quincy High School boys soccer team’s trip to the Class 3A state tournament, three of the Blue Devils — from left to right,  seniors Christian Blattner, Parker Westerman and Brett Landwehr — will provide their view on the experience and offer some behind-the-scenes flavor. Here is their latest entry: Sitting here hours before our […]

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Through the players’ eyes: The final practice

November 6, 2015 0 Comments
Through the players’ eyes: The final practice

Throughout the Quincy High School boys soccer team’s trip to the Class 3A state tournament, three of the Blue Devils — from left to right,  seniors Christian Blattner, Parker Westerman and Brett Landwehr — will provide their view on the experience and offer some behind-the-scenes flavor. Here is their latest entry: Stopped around Chicago at Glenbrook […]

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Through the players’ eyes: The journey begins

November 5, 2015 0 Comments
Through the players’ eyes: The journey begins

Throughout the Quincy High School boys soccer team’s trip to the Class 3A state tournament, three of the Blue Devils — seniors Brett Landwehr, Christian Blattner and Parker Westerman — will provide their view on the experience and offer some behind-the-scenes flavor. Here is their first entry: This is the last time we will be leaving […]

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QHS defense bands together to win regional title

October 25, 2015 0 Comments

Before taking the field for Saturday night’s Class 3A Quincy Regional championship, the Quincy High School soccer players read a quote from legendary Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi that emphasized how individuals can’t win a championship. Only teams can. That’s the way the Blue Devils played, especially defensively. Senior keeper Eric Lubbert made several […]

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Turn back the clock: The game story from 1985

October 22, 2015 1 Comment
Turn back the clock: The game story from 1985

The last time Quincy High School and Quincy Notre Dame met on the gridiron was 1985 when the Blue Devils won 34-0 in the season opener, breaking a 27-game losing streak. Legendary Herald-Whig scribe Chuck Brady was on the scene. Here’s his account of the game:

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QHS vs. QND: The matchups

October 21, 2015 0 Comments

For the first time in 30 years, the Quincy High School and Quincy Notre Dame football teams will meet Friday night at Flinn Stadium. The Blue Devils carry a 5-3 record and are unbeaten at home this season. The Raiders are 6-2 and headed to the playoffs for the 13th consecutive season. It promises to […]

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Cardinals vs. Cubs: October baseball at its best

October 9, 2015 0 Comments

Choose your side, your color and your loyalty. There are no middle men in this series. You root for the Cardinals or you root for the Cubs. That’s how rivalries go. There will be no “I’m happy for whoever wins” during this series, and there shouldn’t be. Rivals aren’t created by playing nice. It’s cutthroat […]

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