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101 Year Old Marine Shines at Basketball Game

Tuesday night's standout at the Western Illinois Woman's basketball game wasn't any of the players there, it was the singer of the National Anthem.

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Jacksonville QND Fight
Jacksonville High Boys Basketball (via Facebook)

30 Years Ago: The QND/Jacksonville Basket-Brawl [VIDEO]

Thirty years ago today, players on the Quincy Notre Dame and Jacksonville boys basketball teams THREW DOWN! And thankfully, a camera was rolling so that we could all enjoy all over again in 2017.

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McKenzie Brown, Quippi

Could Blue Devil Basketball End a Potential Teacher Strike?

With a potential teacher strike looming for the Quincy School District, plans are being formulated on both sides of issue. Picket line schedules will need to be worked out for the teachers, the school district will need to be working on post strike plans for lost days from a strike and working parents will be needing to find someone to watch their kids...

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Madonna House to Hold Canned Goods Collection at QHS-QND Game

The Madonna House will be holding a canned good collection event at an upcoming Quincy Senior High-Quincy Notre Dame Girl's basketball game.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Gus Macker Basketball Signup Deadline Nears

The 26th Annual Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament in Quincy, presented by the Quincy Exchange Club, will be held on May 28 and 29. The time to register initially has passed but the deadline has been extended until Monday, May 16th. To register before this Monday go to

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NBA Draft Letter
Ronald Martinez, Getty Images

NBA’s Decision to Allow Uniform Advertising is Not a Good One

It was announced recently that the National Basketball Association has decided to allow advertising on the uniforms of the players beginning in the 2017-18 season. It is a move that will generate at least $100-million annually. The NBA is the first major sport to make this move and I for one hope it is the last one to do so.

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Quincy Public Schools Partnering with Special Olympics

Special Olympics of Western Illinois recently received some great news in their efforts to reach out to more Special Olympians in the area. That news has to do with The Quincy Public School District partnering up with Special Olympics.

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Liberty Eagles Meet LeRoy in State 1-A Semi-Final Today

Here's a reminder for the last person leaving Liberty for Peoria today, please turn out the lights.  The Liberty Eagles will meet LeRoy today at 12:15 at Carver Arena in the Illinois State Class 1-A Semi-Final round.   

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Q.U. Hawks Men’s & Women’s Basketball Tourney Brackets Released

The Great Lakes Valley Conference released the final brackets with game times for the G.L.V.C. Championship Tournament to be played Thursday through Sunday (March 3-6) at Family Arena in St. Charles, Missouri.

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QHS to Play QND in Football and Basketball This Season

It has been an argument since the 1970s. Why doesn’t Quincy Notre Dame High School play Quincy Senior High School in football and basketball? Well, this past winter, QHS Principal Danielle Edgar and QHS Athletic Director Bill Sanders sat down with QND Principal Mark McDowell and QND Athletic Director Bill Connell and they addressed the issue. What came of that meeting was a decision to schedule games between the two Quincy high schools this season and next.

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