Gems, Prospect League plan to start season on time
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Gems, Prospect League plan to start season on time

QUINCY -- Two weeks ago, Missouri State junior and 2016 Herald-Whig Player of the Year Joey Polak was on his way to Kansas City to catch a flight to California where the Bears were scheduled to take on UC-Irvine in a weekend series. An hour away from...

Communication key for athletes to navigate tough times
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Communication key for athletes to navigate tough times

QUINCY -- Everything seemed casually comfortable as Alex Pribyl, Jimmy McDonald and Zach Lamari waited their turn to take the mound. The three right-handed pitchers -- all redshirt juniors on the Quincy University baseball team -- suffered injuries...

Seniors facing tough decision on returning for additional season
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Seniors facing tough decision on returning for additional season

QUINCY -- Some see it as an easy decision. It isn't. Nolan Snyder and Riley Martin can tell you why. The starting center fielder on the Quincy University baseball team, Snyder is a fifth-year senior who will complete his master's degree in business...

GLVC cancels remainder of spring sports season
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GLVC cancels remainder of spring sports season

QUINCY -- Friday's news came as no surprise. A week after Great Lakes Valley Conference officials canceled the spring championships and suspended all athletic-related activities, the league's Council of Presidents voted unanimously to cancel all sports...

Hawks reset with offensive onslaught against Trojans
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Hawks reset with offensive onslaught against Trojans

QUINCY -- Reset. Restart. Revive. That was the plan the Quincy University baseball team took into its midweek doubleheader against Hannibal-LaGrange University. After getting swept by Bellarmine on the opening weekend of Great Lakes Valley Conference...

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College roundup: Hawks buried at start of doubleheader sweep by Knights

A rough start didn't get much better for the Quincy University baseball team as it opened its Great Lakes Valley Conference season with 9-5 and 12-2 losses to Bellarmine on Saturday at QU Stadium.