It is the sixth state championship for the QND girls soccer program, matching the girls basketball program for the most in school history.
Schreacke’s two free throws with four seconds put a cap on an epic 33-point performance and finished off a 63-56 victory over Winnebago on Saturday afternoon in the Class 2A state championship game at Illinois State University’s Redbird Arena.
Most followers of rock music enjoy arguing about what the best Beatles songs are. Your favorite Minister of Culture also enjoys arguing about the worst Beatles songs. Welcome to Vol. 92 of the Daily Dirt: 1. Granted, the Beatles were an incredible band — maybe the best ever, who can really say? — but that doesn’t […]
QUINCY — The end result of Graham Spraker’s first appearance out of the Buffalo Bisons’ bullpen made the decision to elevate him to the Toronto Blue Jays’ Triple-A franchise look like a headsy move. The right-hander’s final stat line from Wednesday’s 5-0 victory over the Rochester Red Wings: Two innings, two hits, no runs, three […]
QUINCY — Near the midpoint of this summer’s Ban Johnson League collegiate wood-bat schedule, the coach of the Kansas City Knights revealed to his players the details for an end-of-the-year all-star game. The top 36 hitters in the final league statistics would be invited to play in the showcase game at Kauffman Stadium, home of […]
PITTSBURGH — After dropping four strokes in a four-hole stretch, Alex McCulla turned to his caddie, Tyler Bertram, as they walked to the tee box of a nearly 500-yard par-4 and gave Oakmont Country Club a well-deserved salute. “I told him this is when you take your hat off to the golf course,” McCulla said. […]
PITTSBURGH — A “Tin Cup” moment led to the only visible eyesore on Alex McCulla’s scorecard Monday. Yet, it was the hole prior to catching a gust of wind that left him more disgusted. The Quincy golfer fired an even-par 70 in the opening round of the 121st U.S. Amateur at Longue Vue Club and […]
QUINCY — High temperatures and humidity which meteorologists turn into the better-take-note-of-these heat indexes greeted high school athletes for the official start of the fall sports season. Don’t think for a moment that turned into an excuse to take a play off or slug through a drill. Quincy Notre Dame football coach Jack Cornell drove […]
CANTON, Mo. — The most unsettling part of attempting to play collegiate sports during the coronavirus pandemic had to be the daily unknowns. Pat Atwell knows that all too well. With the Heart of America Athletic Conference choosing to proceed with fall sports as planned in 2020, the Culver-Stockton College athletic director tried to keep […]
QUINCY — Alex McCulla braced himself for sarcastic blowback from his father. Mike McCulla delivered on cue. In preparation to play in the 121st U.S. Amateur, which begins Monday at two courses near Pittsburgh, the younger McCulla decided to add two clubs to his bag — a 3-wood and a 5-wood — to help him […]