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Which College Has the Best Mascot?
A few weeks back, we asked you to vote on the area’s BEST high school mascot. The Quincy Blue Devils took that vote, but that got me thinking about about college mascots.
A Sign of Spring, College Baseball is Underway
With the forecast calling for 5 to 8 inches of snow, it is hard to think about playing baseball, but the season is either underway now (or will be shortly) for the area colleges. Obviously all of the local schools will be playing games in warmer southern locations to begin the season.
Quincy Place Kicker Pat Smith Wins Big Ten Honor
Former Quincy Notre Dame and current Nebraska senior place-kicker Pat Smith has been named the Big Ten Conference special teams player of the week, the conference announced today. Smith was honored after kicking the game-tying and game-winning field goals in Nebraska’s 23-20 overtime…
Place-Kickers Mat Sims and Pat Smith to be Showcased on ESPN
In case you football fans haven’t noticed this area is blessed with some great kicking talent as evidenced by the fabulous seasons being put together by Pat Smith at Western Illinois University and Mat Sims at Northern Illinois University.  Pat is from Quincy and Mat is from Han…

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