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Gus Macker
Jeff Dorsey

How Did Gus Macker Get Its Start in Quincy?

The year was 1974. The city was Lowell, Michigan. The location was Scott McNeal's driveway. The participants were 17 of his friends. Combine all that and you had the start of Gus Macker, but how did it get to Quincy?

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Macker to Have Registered Officials This Year to Curb Rough Play

The Quincy Exchange Club is actively addressing a major concern about the Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament which is set for May 24 and 25. That concern is the officiating that has taken place over the years, which has led to some "rough" play on the courts. That major concern was addressed and the Exchange Club has done away with volunteer court officials called "Gus Busters." This year's tournament will have registered officials working on all youth and adult courts.

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Coach Sean Taylor
Jeff Dorsey

Quincy School Board Fires QHS Basketball Coach Sean Taylor

The employment of Sean Taylor as head basketball coach of the Quincy Senior High Blue Devils came to an end this morning. The Quincy School Board voted to remove him, according to Quincy Herald-Whig. School Board President Stephanie Erwin made the announcement after the board voted 6 to nothing to remove Taylor from his basketball position.

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Gregory Shamus, Getty Images
Gregory Shamus, Getty Images

Former Q.U. Basketball Coach Steve Hawkins a Finalist for the Hugh Durham Award

The fifteen finalists for the 2014 Hugh Durham Award were recently announced and it was good news for a former Quincy University Coach.. Former Quincy University and current Western Michigan head men's basketball coach Steve Hawkins is listed among the finalists, according to Western Michigan.

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Jared Wickerham, Getty Images
Jared Wickerham, Getty Images

Former Q.U. Coach Steve Hawkins’ Team Meets Syracuse on CBS Today

Former Quincy University Hawks basketball coach Steve Hawkins will be on the sidelines today guiding his Western Michigan Broncos against the highly touted Syracuse University Orangemen in the second round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament. The game can be seen this afternoon locally on KHQA-TV with a 2:45pm scheduled start time.

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Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images
Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images

Culver-Stockton Wildcats to Hold NAIA Selection Show Party

By virtue of finishing in second place during the Heart of America Athletic Conference regular season, the No. 14 Culver-Stockton College men’s basketball team is ensured a spot in next week's Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I National Tournament. The program has announced that it will hold an NAIA Tournament Selection Show Watch Party on Wednesday, March 12, at Meader's Lounge inside the Gladys Crown Student Center. 

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QND Girls 2013, Jeff Dorsey
QND Girls 2013, Jeff Dorsey

QND Lady Raiders Lose and Will Play for 3rd Place

The chance to become the first school to ever win four straight basketball titles came to an end today for the Quincy Notre Dame Lady Raiders as they lost to Joliet Catholic by the score of 70 to 59 in the State 3A semi-final round. 

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Janette Burgin, Culver Stockton College
Janette Burgin, Culver Stockton College

Janette Burgin to Head up Culver-Stockton’s Women’s Basketball Program

Culver-Stockton College has announced the appointment of Janette Burgin to the position of interim head women’s basketball coach. Burgin arrives at C-SC after spending the past three seasons as an assistant coach with the women’s program at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo

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Registration Open for Adult Men’s Basketball League From the Quincy Park District

The Quincy Park District is once again giving you some hoops love. Registration is open for the Adult Men's Basketball League scheduled to start Sunday, November 3, 2013.

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Mike Hellenthal/ Facebook
Mike Hellenthal/ Facebook

Jerry Leggett’s Blue Devils Were Also Mike Hellenthal’s Blue Devils

Saturday marked the birthday of former Quincy High School Blue Devil Coach Mike Hellenthal who now resides in Marion, North Carolina. So I thought I would take the time to spotlight a man that deserves to get a lot more credit than he ever got for helping the Blue Devil basketball program become one of the most talked about teams in the State of Illinois and beyond. I first met Mike when I arrived in Quincy back in 1978. I came to Quincy to work at WTAD Radio and became the play-by-play announcer for the Blue Devils at perhaps the best time any announcer could walk into Blue Devil Gymnasium.  

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