Teams of the Decade: QHS softball program on upward trajectory
Prep Softball

Teams of the Decade: QHS softball program on upward trajectory

The trajectory the Quincy High School softball program is on is exactly what Darrell Henze envisioned when he took over as head coach. He wanted to see steady progression. The Blue Devils ended the decade with a 16-16 season -- only the second .500...

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Teams of the decade: Offense lights up scoreboard for QND softball program
Prep Softball

Teams of the decade: Offense lights up scoreboard for QND softball program

Pitching and defense typically are considered the keys to a championship season. The Quincy Notre Dame softball team showed how valuable a potent offense can be, too. The Raiders won a Class 2A sectional title in 2011 -- the only sectional title...

Transfer guard adds to Hawks' competitive fire
Men's College Basketball

Transfer guard adds to Hawks' competitive fire

QUINCY -- Quincy University men's basketball coach Ryan Hellenthal is stocking his roster with players who share his fervor for competition. Silas Crisler fits that mold. "I'll do whatever it takes to win," Crisler said. "I just want to win." So when...

Dahl's career brings him home as West Hancock basketball coach
Prep Boys Basketball

Dahl's career brings him home as West Hancock basketball coach

WARSAW, Ill. -- Jeff Dahl has a picture that captured the dismay his sons, David and Jonny, experienced when he left Warsaw in 2001 after seven seasons as the boys basketball coach. "They were so sad because they had all this Wildcat stuff...

Still in the Game: Former QU outfielder on leading edge of elbow rehabilitation
College Baseball

Still in the Game: Former QU outfielder on leading edge of elbow rehabilitation

QUINCY -- To some, Nolan Rappé might have seemed a little brash or aggressive with his pitch as he sat in front of the SSM Health Care System hierarchy in 2017 hoping to convince them to hire him. But he had a vision and he needed them to see it.

College Football

Hawks earn GLVC sportsmanship awards

QUINCY -- Quincy University student-athletes Andrew Rund and Dami Adeyinka were named the school's recipients of the James R. Spalding Sportsmanship Award, presented annually to representatives of each institution by the Great Lakes Valley Conference.

Hawks find backcourt help with transfer from Montevallo
Men's College Basketball

Hawks find backcourt help with transfer from Montevallo

QUINCY ­-- The coronavirus pandemic forced Jack Youmans to do his homework. Having made the decision to transfer from the University of Montevallo after sitting out a majority of his sophomore season with a stress fracture, the 6-foot-2 shooting guard...

Pandemic forces cancellation of McDonald's/Herald-Whig Classic
Prep Boys Basketball

Pandemic forces cancellation of McDonald's/Herald-Whig Classic

QUINCY -- The McDonald's/Herald-Whig Classic is suffering the same fate as most events scheduled for early this summer. The games won't be played. The annual all-star basketball showcase featuring the top seniors from Illinois and Missouri scheduled...

Teams of the decade: Raiders display consistent high-level success
Sports

Teams of the decade: Raiders display consistent high-level success

Talk about a decade to remember.
The Quincy Notre Dame baseball program produced four of the 10 Herald-Whig Players of the Year.

Teams of the decade: Blue Devils excel amidst heavy turnover
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Teams of the decade: Blue Devils excel amidst heavy turnover

The Quincy High School baseball program experienced a decade of change.
The Blue Devils played for four different coaches, but still found a way to stay competitive in the Western Big Six Conference.