QUINCY — In the brief amount of time Conner McLaughlin has been involved with the burgeoning Quincy University sprint football program, he’s answered a string of questions from those who have never heard of the sport. Is it 8-on-8? Is it 5-on-5? Is it flag football? Is it played in the spring? McLaughlin answers each […]
QUINCY — Brad Hoyt thrives on chasing championship moments. The John Wood Community College men’s basketball coach places such a high priority on that concept his players use the “championships are cool” mantra whenever they discuss expectations and goals. The other JWCC coaches are embracing the idea, too. It’s why Hoyt, who also serves as […]
QUINCY — Josh Rabe’s wardrobe is different. His daily routine is, too. After the Quincy University baseball team was eliminated from the NCAA Division II Midwest Regional on May 29, Rabe made his transition from coaching to administration. On June 1, he officially moved into his role as the Quincy University athletic director, having spent […]
QUINCY — When Alexandria Meyers discusses competing in her first kids triathlon roughly eight years ago and says her father, Glenn, “threw me into it,” let it be known he didn’t actually throw her into Moorman Lake. He threw her into a sport that has become her passion. Meyers was just 9 years old when […]
BURLINGTON, Iowa — Matt Schsrk had two RBIs in Wednesday night’s final game of the season to break the single-season record, but the Quincy Gems closed the season with an 11-5 loss to the Burlington Bees in a Prospect League game at Community Field. Schark’s two-out, two-run double to left field was part of a […]
HANNIBAL, Mo. — Aneyas Williams understands what comes with his first FBS scholarship offer. “I definitely know I have a target on my back,” the Hannibal football team’s sophomore all-purpose back said. He also understands what he has to do now, too. “Work two times as hard as everybody else,” Williams said. Monday evening, two […]
Muddy River Sports Editor Matt Schuckman talks about what is going into the new website as we reach closer to the August 16 launch.
MRN Editor David Adam talks with Sara Janes of the Hometown Hitters, a youth travel volleyball club, about that sport and how it is changing. State of Play is sponsored by Tri-City Sports and XCel Performance and Training.
SOUTH YARMOUTH, Mass. — The moment required subtlety and restraint. Will Conerly understood that. As Harwich Mariners second baseman Hal Hughes rounded the bases after hitting a solo home run, Conerly allowed his play-by-play voice to fade and the television audience to soak in the picture. Mickey Tettleton, the former major league catcher and analyst […]
QUINCY — A two-run rally in the ninth saved the Quincy Gems’ postseason chances, but the Gems couldn’t come up with two runs in the 11th to keep them alive as they lost 6-4 to the Clinton LumberKings on Sunday night in a Prospect League game at QU Stadium. The Gems (27-31 , 14-17 second […]