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The 7th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night was another successful evening of fun and raising money for local charities. The 7th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night was another successful evening of fun and raising money for local charities.

Friday's Sports Extra - August 1 Video included

The first Sports Extra in August features the 7th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night, Prospect League baseball between the Gems and Cavemen, plus the start of fall practice for Western Illinois University football. More>>

Bouncing Back: Canton's Niemann recovers with strength from family Video included

Canton's Tom Niemann continues to recover and make progress from a stroke he suffer earlier this year. Canton's Tom Niemann continues to recover and make progress from a stroke he suffer earlier this year.

Behind the strength of his family and friends Canton assistant baseball coach Tom Niemann continues to progress and recover from a stroke he suffered in late March. More>>

Thursday's Prospect League: Gems handle Cavemen to stay at top Video included

Cassidy Brown had two hits and an RBI to help lift Quincy past Hannibal 8-3 on Thursday night. Cassidy Brown had two hits and an RBI to help lift Quincy past Hannibal 8-3 on Thursday night.

Quincy builds an early lead and never looks back in victory over Hannibal, plus Terre Haute defeats Springfield meaning the Gems and Rex remain tied in the playoff chase, and the Post 37 Junior Legion squad falls in their state tournament opener. More>>

Better Together: WGEM Sports to raise money for area kids Video included

All proceeds from Friday's WGEM Sports Trivia Night will benefit the Back to School Help Fair on August 9 and the winter clothing collection this winter. All proceeds from Friday's WGEM Sports Trivia Night will benefit the Back to School Help Fair on August 9 and the winter clothing collection this winter.

This Friday marks seven years of being better together. It's one of the biggest nights of the year as WGEM Sports hosts another trivia night to raise money for a worthy cause. This year WGEM has teamed up with organizers of the 16th annual Back to School Help Fair.  More>>

Wednesday's Prospect League: Gems, Cavemen both secure road wins Video included

Demetre Taylor had four hits and scored twice as the Gems beat Springfield 4-3 on Wednesday. Demetre Taylor had four hits and scored twice as the Gems beat Springfield 4-3 on Wednesday.

**Prospect League Baseball**Quincy: 4Springfield: 3 More>>

The Panther Program: Efficiency drives Central as fall practice nears Video included

Behind a foundation put in place by Brad Dixon, the Panthers have the advantage of an established, well-oiled program, where players take it upon themselves to put in the work throughout the off-season. Behind a foundation put in place by Brad Dixon, the Panthers have the advantage of an established, well-oiled program, where players take it upon themselves to put in the work throughout the off-season.

High school football games are played on Friday nights during the fall, but the Central Panthers mindset as a program has proven that most victories are earned months before kickoff. More>>

Tuesday's Prospect League: Gems rally for improbable win Video included

Tyler Adkison had four hits in Quincy's come from behind 10-9 win at Springfield. Tyler Adkison had four hits in Quincy's come from behind 10-9 win at Springfield.

**Prospect League Baseball**Quincy: 10Springfield: 9 More>>

Southeastern picks Ufkes to lead boys basketball program Video included

Former Brown County standout Brett Ufkes is the new boys basketball coach at Southeastern High School. Former Brown County standout Brett Ufkes is the new boys basketball coach at Southeastern High School.

Southeastern has a new boys basketball coach and a name familiar to fans of the Suns program as well as Brown County. Brett Ufkes has been tabbed to replace Todd Fox who stepped down in June. More>>

WIU football predicted to finish second to last in Missouri Valley Video included

Western Illinois is predicted to finish ninth in the 10 team Missouri Valley Football Conference this fall. Western Illinois is predicted to finish ninth in the 10 team Missouri Valley Football Conference this fall.

Respect is hard to maintain. And even harder to get back. Just ask the Western Illinois football team. More>>

Building The Basics: QU football hosts youth camp Video included

The QU Hawks are on the turf at Flinn Stadium this week hosting their third annual Youth Football Camp. The QU Hawks are on the turf at Flinn Stadium this week hosting their third annual Youth Football Camp.

Fall practice is still a couple of weeks away, but the QU Hawks are back on the turf at Flinn Stadium this week hosting their third annual Youth Football Camp. More>>

Monday's Area Scores - July 28 Video included

Logan Bone hits a go-ahead RBI single in the 8th inning as the Gems beat Danville 3-2. Logan Bone hits a go-ahead RBI single in the 8th inning as the Gems beat Danville 3-2.

**Prospect League Baseball**Danville: 2Quincy: 3 More>>

Sunday's Area Scores - July 27

Quincy dropped a 3-1 decision to Danville on Sunday night at QU Stadium, falling one game back of first place in the West Division standings. Quincy dropped a 3-1 decision to Danville on Sunday night at QU Stadium, falling one game back of first place in the West Division standings.

The Quincy Gems fall one game back of first place in the West Division standings following Sunday's loss to Danville, while Hannibal drops a road game in Terre Haute, plus champions are crowned at the Quincy Tennis Doubles Tournament at Reservoir Park. More>>

Quincy Raceways Results (July 27)

The following are results from the Quincy Raceways from July 27:UMP ModifiedsFeature:1. Rusty Griffaw (Festus, MO), 2. Michael Long (Fowler, IL), 3. David Wietholder (Liberty, IL), 4. Donovan Lodge, 5. Craig Spegal (New London, MO), 6. Robbie Reed (Mexico, MO), 7. Brian Lynn, 8. Chad Evans (Mattoon, IL), 9. Shawn Deering (Quincy, IL), 10. Jake Griffin (Quincy, IL), 11. Russ Coultas (Bluffs, IL), 12. Brandon Roberts (Ashland, IL), 13. Tommy Sheppard Jr. (Berlin, IL), 14. Ethan Schnapp (Springf... More>>

Saturday's Area Scores - July 26 Video included

Todd Willing and Bill LaTour won in straight sets in the QTA Doubles Tournament semifinals advancing to Sunday's championship match. Todd Willing and Bill LaTour won in straight sets in the QTA Doubles Tournament semifinals advancing to Sunday's championship match.

All four top seeded teams advance to Sunday's championship matches in the men's and women's Quincy Doubles Tennis Tournament, plus the Quincy Gems get a bounce back win at Terre Haute snapping a three game losing streak. More>>

All-Time Cats: Culver-Stockton introduces 2014 HOF Class Video included

Former C-SC quarterback Clint Grothaus accepts his Hall of Fame plaque during Friday's ceremony at Spring Lake Country Club. Former C-SC quarterback Clint Grothaus accepts his Hall of Fame plaque during Friday's ceremony at Spring Lake Country Club.

Culver-Stockton Athletics honored its 2014 inductions into the school's Hall of Fame on Friday, which included two former all-time great athletes and the 1999 Wildcat Baseball team More>>

Friday's Sports Extra - July 25 Video included

The Quincy Gems fell 1-game back in the West Division's second half standings following Friday's 1-0 loss at Terre Haute. The Quincy Gems fell 1-game back in the West Division's second half standings following Friday's 1-0 loss at Terre Haute.

The Quincy Gems lose their third straight game falling out of first place in the West Division, while Hannibal comes up one run short in Danville, plus Keokuk's Matt Murphy wins the QMG Play of the Week Award highlighting Friday's Sports Extra. More>>

The Hit Hunter: Gems outfielder Miles maintains consistent approach Video included

The Quincy Gems offense is getting quite the spark at the top with the versatility of lead-off hitter Dominic Miles. The Quincy Gems offense is getting quite the spark at the top with the versatility of lead-off hitter Dominic Miles.

Quincy University sophomore and QND alum Dominic Miles has helped ignite a Quincy Gems offense which started play Thursday with the third best team batting average in the Prospect League. More>>

Golden Girl: Holy Trinity's Foecke helps lead USA to gold medal Video included

Holy Trinity's Mikaela Foecke helped lead team USA to a gold medal at the Continental Championships in Guatemala. Holy Trinity's Mikaela Foecke helped lead team USA to a gold medal at the Continental Championships in Guatemala.

Mikaela Foecke is the defending Gatorade Player of the Year in the state of Iowa, a three time state trophy winner, and the volleyball star has now added a gold medal to her resume after winning the Continental Championships with Team USA. More>>

QND's Polak fulfills childhood dream by committing to SEC program Video included

QND's Joey Polak says he's had a goal of playing baseball in the SEC since he was 9-years old. QND's Joey Polak says he's had a goal of playing baseball in the SEC since he was 9-years old.

For Quincy Notre Dame's Joey Polak, the question wasn't if he would make his college decision this summer. It came down to when the timing was right. It turns out Sunday was when it all came together. More>>

Future Gamecock: QND's Polak commits to South Carolina Video included

QND infielder Joey Polak has given a verbal commitment to the University of South Carolina. QND infielder Joey Polak has given a verbal commitment to the University of South Carolina.

Quincy Notre Dame infielder Joey Polak has verbally committed to continue his baseball career at the University of South Carolina following his senior year with the Raiders in 2016. More>>

Sunday's Area Scores - July 20 Video included

Ian Hinkamper beat Ryan Schnack in straight sets on Sunday to claim his fifth consecutive QTA City Tournament title. Ian Hinkamper beat Ryan Schnack in straight sets on Sunday to claim his fifth consecutive QTA City Tournament title.

Ian Hinkamper wins his fifth consecutive Men's City Tennis title, while Theresa Quintero topples defending champ Kadi Fauble in straight sets in the Women's Finals, plus the Quincy Gems beat Champion City at QU Stadium, and Hannibal drops a road match-up in Springfield. More>>

Friday's Sports Extra - July 18 Video included

The Keokuk Chiefs beat Knoxville 4-3 in Friday's Class 3A Centerville District Tournament semifinals. The Keokuk Chiefs beat Knoxville 4-3 in Friday's Class 3A Centerville District Tournament semifinals.

Keokuk advances to the Class 3A Centerville District Championship with a narrow win over Knoxville, while Ft. Madison's season ends with a loss to Fairfield, plus the Quincy Gems grab a bounce back victory, and Hannibal's losing streak extends to six games. More>>

Thursday's Area Scores - July 17 Video included

Ben Mero crushes a three run home run in Quincy's match-up against Galesburg on Thursday. Ben Mero crushes a three run home run in Quincy's match-up against Galesburg on Thursday.

Quincy Post 37 bows out of the District 15 Legion Tournament following a pair of one-run losses, plus the Gems fall to Springfield at QU Stadium, and the Hannibal Cavemen lose their fifth straight game. More>>

Wednesday's Area Scores - July 16 Video included

Gems pitcher Vince Braman got the win for Quincy on Wednesday, allowing just one run through eight innings on the mound. Gems pitcher Vince Braman got the win for Quincy on Wednesday, allowing just one run through eight innings on the mound.

The Quincy Gems extend their West Division lead following Wednesday's win over Terre Haute, while the Hannibal Cavemen lose their fourth straight falling to Chillicothe at Clemens Field. More>>

Hard Work Pays Off: Keokuk's Murphy signs with Iowa Wesleyan Video included

Keokuk's Matt Murphy signed with Iowa Wesleyan College on Wednesday afternoon in the Gate City. Keokuk's Matt Murphy signed with Iowa Wesleyan College on Wednesday afternoon in the Gate City.

Keokuk's Matt Murphy has come a long way in his career with the Chiefs and his hard work paid off on Wednesday, when he signed a letter of intent to continue his baseball campaign with Iowa Wesleyan College. More>>

Tuesday's Area Scores - July 15 Video included

The Quincy Legion baseball team won its District 15 Tournament opener 4-2 over Atkinson on Tuesday at Ferd Niemann Jr. Field. The Quincy Legion baseball team won its District 15 Tournament opener 4-2 over Atkinson on Tuesday at Ferd Niemann Jr. Field.

The Quincy Gems overtake first place in the West Division with a doubleheader sweep of Terre Haute, while Hannibal falls to Chillicothe at Clemens Field, plus the Quincy Legion baseball squad opens its District Tournament with a win. More>>

WIU Roundup: LeRoy A. Ufkes Court complete at Western Hall Video included

Construction of LeRoy A. Ufkes Court is complete at Western Hall, the first major floor upgrade since the 1990's. Construction of LeRoy A. Ufkes Court is complete at Western Hall, the first major floor upgrade since the 1990's.

Construction of LeRoy A. Ufkes Court is complete at Western Hall, a brand new gym floor that athletic officials and coaches say will be a great tool for the University, along with other upgrades to facilities at WIU in the near future. More>>

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