New reality begins as prep teams head to practice
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New reality begins as prep teams head to practice

QUINCY -- The alarms set to ring early Monday morning will signal a new day, a new season and a new hope. What happens shortly thereafter will be a reminder of a new reality. Fall sports teams in Illinois and Missouri -- at least those cleared to play...

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Generational gift: QHS dedicates new training facility at Flinn Stadium
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Generational gift: QHS dedicates new training facility at Flinn Stadium

QUINCY -- What started as a dream of Jim Hansen's will now benefit Quincy High School athletics for years to come. On Thursday morning Quincy Public Schools dedicated the new athletic facility built at Flinn Stadium, putting to rest a project that...

Palmyra finishes off upgrades to athletic facilities
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Palmyra finishes off upgrades to athletic facilities

PALMYRA, Mo. -- If the fall sports season continues as planned, Palmyra football will have new digs to break in. The Palmyra School District will have new and improved athletic facilities when the 2020-21 school year begins. Among the improvements...

IHSA amends return to play guidelines, QND shuts down all workouts
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IHSA amends return to play guidelines, QND shuts down all workouts

QUINCY — Bill Connell wasted no time reacting to the Illinois High School Association's amended Phase 4 return to play guidelines. The Quincy Notre Dame athletic director received an email with the amended regulations — the most significant ...

Two QND football players test positive for COVID-19
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Two QND football players test positive for COVID-19

Quincy Notre Dame football coach Jack Cornell hadn't planned any full-contact drills for the Raiders upon their return to sport-related activities as they wait for reconditioned helmets to return from a national distributor.

Still in the Game: Nguyen blazes well-respected trail in physical therapy realm
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Still in the Game: Nguyen blazes well-respected trail in physical therapy realm

QUINCY -- The most fitting piece of advice Toko Nguyen ever received came from am older brother who could see both his strengths and weaknesses. Being headstrong and determined was both. An all-area wide receiver and defensive back for the Quincy Notre...