Ashley Conrad asks why Quincy High School is considering ending the recognition for top graduates and talks to Brittany Boll about her experience with caviar on the Mississippi.
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QUINCY — Daniel Schild was crowned the winner of the Mr. QHS competition on March 4 at Quincy High School. Mr. QHS, which had been on a hiatus for two years because of the pandemic, is a Quincy High School Student Council community fundraiser that pits senior males against each other in competitions consisting of […]
Welcome to today’s three thoughts and Vol. 228 of The Daily Dirt. Let’s celebrate the current high school basketball season and already start looking ahead to next year.
SPRINGFIELD — Winning a 10th Illinois Drill Team Association Class A pom championship on Saturday in the Bank of Springfield Center was certainly special for the Quincy Notre Dame pom team. However, QND coach Jennifer Duesterhaus said this title was particularly rewarding after the way the team saw its nine-year championship streak end last year. […]
The show dates for “Dear Ruth” are February 10, 11 and 12 at 7:30. The cost for admission is $7 for students and $10 for adults. The tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling the QHS music office at 217-224-3774.
The Rotund Stuffer had a fabulous weekend, thanks to taking in a couple of high school football playoff games in Missouri and Illinois, respectively. Today’s three thoughts were spurred by that experience. Welcome to Vol. 121 of the Daily Dirt. 1. The local high school football season is waning, so it’s time for the inaugural […]
The 25th QHS Octoberfest Invitational Parade and Field Competition will be held Saturday. Marching bands from Illinois, Missouri and Iowa will travel down Quincy’s Maine Street beginning at 2 p.m. The parade will begin at 30th and Maine streets and continue west to Quincy Junior High at 14th and Maine. Area and traveling marching bands […]
QUINCY — Junior high schools, high schools and colleges across the country have seen a recent increase in vandalism because of a social media challenge. Quincy hasn’t avoided it. Jody Steinke, principal at Quincy High School, reported “maybe six, no more than eight” incidents during a four-day stretch last week at the 33rd and Maine […]
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 […]
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 […]
QUINCY — Life soon will change dramatically for Thomas Culp, all in the span of four days.. On August 18, the recent Quincy High School graduate celebrates his 18th birthday. Three days later, the state champion wrestler checks into the dorms at Missouri Baptist University. “I’ll be getting a lot more freedom right when I […]
QUINCY — Of the elements needed for Jettason Rose to excel at the AAU Region 13 track and field qualifier last Sunday in Joliet, Ill., one took priority. He had to find shade. “It was a hot day, but the sun was the worst part of it,” Rose said. “Keeping in the shade was a […]
QUINCY – The Quincy School Board approved a plan for a new physical education class for freshman athletes at Quincy High School. The class is for one hour per day and will focus on strength and weight training, flexibility, yoga, fitness, agility and leadership. It is optional for student-athletes and not required. The proposal, presented […]
QUINCY — A student was removed from school Wednesday after a female student was assaulted and injured in a restroom at Quincy High School. Quincy police officers responded to the scene on Wednesday. Sgt. Mark Folkenroth said a preliminary report was sent to the Adams County State’s Attorney’s office. Roy Webb, superintendent for Quincy Public […]