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Knox County Ready For 2018 Campaign On The Turf Knox County Ready For 2018 Campaign On The Turf

Knox County Eagles Ready To Soar To New Heights In 2018 Video included

The Eagles of Knox County will open their season officially on August 24, on the road, facing Schuyler County in Lancaster, Missouri in a huge conference game for both programs.

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QHS Blue Devils Continue To Prepare For Season Opener August 24 (Part II) Video included

Quincy Blue Devils In The Spotlight On The Football Turf Quincy Blue Devils In The Spotlight On The Football Turf

The Quincy Blue Devils rolled through a very spirited practice session led by (SR) running back Jirehl Brock on Wednesday at Flinn Stadium in the Gem City. The Iowa State Commit made one move during practice that signaled he was ready to start the season. With a strong senior class, the team chemistry on this years squad is indeed strong heading into Friday "Blue & White" scrimmage. More>>

Quincy High School Wins Dual Golf Meet Over Springfield

Quincy High Beats Springfield In Dual Meet Golf Action Quincy High Beats Springfield In Dual Meet Golf Action

On Thursday evening at the Westview Golf Course, the Blue Devils of QHS beat Springfield in a dual golf meet in the Gem City. Below are the final scores: QHS - 164 1. Laci Novosel - 38 T-2. Brooke Walbring - 41 T-4. Paige Cain - 42 6. Avery Scott - 43 Springfield - 175 T-2. Kylie Fair - 41 T-4. Kayla Adkins - 42 7. Sofia Baptist - 45 More>>

Western Illinois Soccer Team Falls To Defeat In Springfield

Leathernecks Fall To Defeat On Soccer Pitch Leathernecks Fall To Defeat On Soccer Pitch

Western Illinois dropped the season opener in a weather-shortened match at Missouri State in a 1-0 defeat to the Bears on Thursday (Aug. 16). "Lightning ended the game early unfortunately," Director of Soccer Dr. Eric Johnson said. "We had a decent first half and created two really good chances but did not finish them off. On their goal we let a winger cut inside and paid the price. Missouri State is a solid athletic team so it was a good test for us. We can build on o... More>>

Jaeden Smith Offers Insight On 2018 QHS Blue Devils On The Soccer Pitch Video included

QHS Opens The Soccer Season August 20 QHS Opens The Soccer Season August 20

On the prep soccer pitch, the Blue Devils of Quincy held their annual "Blue and White" game tonight at Flinn Stadium in preparation for what QHS fans hope will be another successful season for the defending Western Big 6 Champions. The Blue Devils will open the regular season August 20 at Beardstown. After posting a (15-8) record in 2017, head coach Ron Bridal returns a confident squad, that includes Forward Jaeden Smith, that's eager to make anoth... More>>

Tigers Of Scotland County Preparing For Jamboree Action On Friday Night Video included

Tigers Of Scotland County Will Play In Jamboree On Friday Tigers Of Scotland County Will Play In Jamboree On Friday

The Tigers of Scotland County have been grinding on the practice turf since August 6. 

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Iowa QB Nate Stanley Named To Manning Award Watch List Video included

Iowa QB In The Running For Top Award Iowa QB In The Running For Top Award

University of Iowa junior quarterback Nate Stanley has been named to the 2018 Manning Award Watch List. 

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Sports Extra For Friday, August 10, 2018 (Part III) Video included

Sports Extra For Friday, August 10, 2018 (Part III) Sports Extra For Friday, August 10, 2018 (Part III)

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Sports Extra For Friday, August 10, 2018 (Part II) Video included

Sports Extra (Part II) Sports Extra (Part II)

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  • QMG Play of the Week - Vote now!

    QMG Play of the Week - Vote now!

    WGEM Sports is in search of the very best the tri-states has to offer with our Play of the Week brought to you by Quincy Medical Group! Watch our nominees video and vote below in our online poll!More >>
    WGEM Sports is in search of the very best the tri-states has to offer with our QMG Play of the Week. The online poll is open until Friday night at 5:00 PM and the winner will be announced on WGEM Sports Extra.More >>
  • Hawks Of Quincy University Ranked 11th In Conference Volleyball Poll

    Hawks Of Quincy University Ranked 11th In Conference Volleyball Poll

    Quincy University Picked 11th In GLVC Volleyball PollQuincy University Picked 11th In GLVC Volleyball Poll
    Quincy University Picked 11th In GLVC Volleyball PollQuincy University Picked 11th In GLVC Volleyball Poll
    In the Great Lakes Valley Conference preseason volleyball poll released on Thursday, Quincy University women's volleyball team was picked 11th as they prepare to start the 2018 season. Head coach Abby Moser will lead the Hawks into competition for the second year at the helm of the program. QU finished (8-21) last season and (5-13) in the GLVC standings.More >>
    In the Great Lakes Valley Conference preseason volleyball poll released on Thursday, Quincy University women's volleyball team was picked 11th as they prepare to start the 2018 season. Head coach Abby Moser will lead the Hawks into competition for the second year at the helm of the program. QU finished (8-21) last season and (5-13) in the GLVC standings.More >>
  • Gridiron Preview: Scotland County Tigers In The Spotlight

    Gridiron Preview: Scotland County Tigers In The Spotlight

    Tigers Of Scotland County Open The Football Season Next WeekTigers Of Scotland County Open The Football Season Next Week

    It may be hard to believe, but we are now just 9 full days away from the start of the 2018 high school football season across the Tri-States.

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    It may be hard to believe, but we are now just 9 full days away from the start of the 2018 high school football season across the Tri-States.

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  • Quincy High Soccer Team Will Play "Blue & White" Game On Thursday

    Quincy High Soccer Team Will Play "Blue & White" Game On Thursday

    QHS Soccer Returns To The Pitch On ThursdayQHS Soccer Returns To The Pitch On Thursday

    The Quincy High varsity soccer team did not this morning's rain slow them down on the practice turf! Quincy's annual "Blue-White" scrimmage is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. 

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    The Quincy High varsity soccer team did not this morning's rain slow them down on the practice turf! Quincy's annual "Blue-White" scrimmage is set for Thursday at 6 p.m. 

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  • Iowa Hawkeyes Announce Nonconference 2018-19 Basketball Schedule On Wednesday

    Iowa Hawkeyes Announce Nonconference 2018-19 Basketball Schedule On Wednesday

    Iowa Hawkeyes Will Open Nonconference Schedule  November 4Iowa Hawkeyes Will Open Nonconference Schedule November 4
    Iowa Hawkeyes Will Open Nonconference Schedule  November 4Iowa Hawkeyes Will Open Nonconference Schedule November 4
    IOWA ANNOUNCES MEN’S BASKETBALL 2018-19 NONCONFERENCE SCHEDULE    University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced the 2018-19 nonconference schedule on Wednesday. The Hawkeyes will play eight nonconference games and one exhibition contest on Mediacom Court at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, beginning Sunday, Nov. 4. Iowa will also play three neutral site games: facing Oregon of the Pac-12 Conference and either Syracuse (ACC) or Connecticut (A...More >>
    IOWA ANNOUNCES MEN’S BASKETBALL 2018-19 NONCONFERENCE SCHEDULE    University of Iowa head men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery announced the 2018-19 nonconference schedule on Wednesday. The Hawkeyes will play eight nonconference games and one exhibition contest on Mediacom Court at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, beginning Sunday, Nov. 4. Iowa will also play three neutral site games: facing Oregon of the Pac-12 Conference and either Syracuse (ACC) or Connecticut (A...More >>
  • Quincy Blue Devils Continue To Prepare For Season Opener On August 24

    Quincy Blue Devils Continue To Prepare For Season Opener On August 24

    QHS Blue Devils Continue To Prepare For August 24QHS Blue Devils Continue To Prepare For August 24

    Not even Mother Nature could keep the young men of the gridiron off the turf today. 

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    Not even Mother Nature could keep the young men of the gridiron off the turf today. 

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  • WIU Women's Basketball Makes Addition To Their 2018-19 Roster

    WIU Women's Basketball Makes Addition To Their 2018-19 Roster

    WIU Leathernecks Add Shooting Guard To Their RosterWIU Leathernecks Add Shooting Guard To Their Roster

    On the college hardwood, Western Illinois has announced that they will add a talented three-point specialist and two time Junior College Academic All-American Avery Hamm to their roster for this upcoming season.

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    On the college hardwood, Western Illinois has announced that they will add a talented three-point specialist and two time Junior College Academic All-American Avery Hamm to their roster for this upcoming season.

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  • SC Audio: Connor McLaughlin, Head Football Coach at Unity/Payson

    SC Audio: Connor McLaughlin, Head Football Coach at Unity/Payson

    WGEM SportsCenter talked with coach about the upcoming season.

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    WGEM SportsCenter talked with coach about the upcoming season.

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  • SC Audio: Seth Bass, Head Football Coach of North Shelby

    SC Audio: Seth Bass, Head Football Coach of North Shelby

    WGEM SportsCenter chatted with coach about the upcoming season.

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    WGEM SportsCenter chatted with coach about the upcoming season.

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  • North Shelby Looking To Bounce Back From 2017 On The Softball Diamond

    Lady Raiders Of NSHS Believe In Each Other In 2018Lady Raiders Of NSHS Believe In Each Other In 2018

    The Lady Raiders of North Shelby are working hard during preseason drills on the dirt and batting cage. The Raiders will play in a Jamboree in Huntsville on Saturday afternoon at 4:00 PM. The players are also excited at the prospect that they have great team chemistry after sticking together through a tough (1-20) season last year. 

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    The Lady Raiders of North Shelby are working hard during preseason drills on the dirt and batting cage. The Raiders will play in a Jamboree in Huntsville on Saturday afternoon at 4:00 PM. The players are also excited at the prospect that they have great team chemistry after sticking together through a tough (1-20) season last year. 

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  • Quincy Notre Dame Soccer Team Continues To Grind On The Pitch

    Quincy Notre Dame Soccer Team Continues To Grind On The Pitch

    Quincy Notre Dame Soccer Teams Opens Season August 24Quincy Notre Dame Soccer Teams Opens Season August 24

    On the soccer pitch at Quincy Notre Dame High, the Raiders have been working hard on the pitch since August 6 preparing to make another serious run towards a possible birth in the Final Four. 

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    On the soccer pitch at Quincy Notre Dame High, the Raiders have been working hard on the pitch since August 6 preparing to make another serious run towards a possible birth in the Final Four. 

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  • Gridiron Preview: South Shelby Moves Brock Wood from RB to QB for 2018

    Gridiron Preview: South Shelby Moves Brock Wood from RB to QB for 2018

    Brock Wood is making the move from running back to quarterback in 2018.Brock Wood is making the move from running back to quarterback in 2018.

    Quarterback was never the position Brock Wood dreamed about. Wood said, "Really never grew up playing catch too much to be honest. My brothers, they didn't really care much for football...

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    Quarterback was never the position Brock Wood dreamed about. Wood said, "Really never grew up playing catch too much to be honest. My brothers, they didn't really care much for football...

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  • Gridiron Preview: Highland, Mark Twain

    Gridiron Preview: Highland, Mark Twain

    Nathan Davenport is ready to lead Mark Twain into 2018.Nathan Davenport is ready to lead Mark Twain into 2018.

    At Highland High the players and Cougars coaching staff continue to work to get better as part of their process to get better day-by-day. After a 1-9 record in 2017, the teams feels it's made...

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    At Highland High the players and Cougars coaching staff continue to work to get better as part of their process to get better day-by-day. After a 1-9 record in 2017, the teams feels it's made...

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  • Lady Raiders Of North Shelby In The Softball Spotlight

    Lady Raiders Of North Shelby In The Softball Spotlight

    Lady Raider Softball Looking Forward To The New Season That Starts August 27Lady Raider Softball Looking Forward To The New Season That Starts August 27

     On the North Shelby High campus, the Lady Raider softball team is excited with the start of a new season that's quickly approaching. 

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     On the North Shelby High campus, the Lady Raider softball team is excited with the start of a new season that's quickly approaching. 

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  • Quincy University Women's Soccer Teams Hits The Pitch On Monday In Preparation For Upcoming Season.

    Quincy University Women's Soccer Teams Hits The Pitch On Monday In Preparation For Upcoming Season.

    Quincy Womens Soccer Team In The Spotlight!Quincy Womens Soccer Team In The Spotlight!

    Being ranked 11th in the country on the women's soccer pitch to start a new season has to put a lot of pressure on the younger players in the program at Quincy University. 

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    Being ranked 11th in the country on the women's soccer pitch to start a new season has to put a lot of pressure on the younger players in the program at Quincy University. 

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  • Gridiron Preview: Clark County Brings Back Experience in 2018

    Gridiron Preview: Clark County Brings Back Experience in 2018

    Clark County opens up the season August 25th at Highland.Clark County opens up the season August 25th at Highland.
    Clark County opens up the season August 25th at Highland.Clark County opens up the season August 25th at Highland.

    Clark County football fans are all gearing up for the Indians to turn in another  big season when the 2018 campaign gets underway on Saturday, August 25th at Highland that...

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    Clark County football fans are all gearing up for the Indians to turn in another  big season when the 2018 campaign gets underway on Saturday, August 25th at Highland that...

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  • Gridiron Preview: Rockets Of Rushville-Industry High Return 13 Starters From 2017 Squad

    Gridiron Preview: Rockets Of Rushville-Industry High Return 13 Starters From 2017 Squad

    After a day off Sunday, the Rockets of Rushville-Industry High School came out today at 8:00 am as if they were literally ready to blast off and start the season today!

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    After a day off Sunday, the Rockets of Rushville-Industry High School came out today at 8:00 am as if they were literally ready to blast off and start the season today!

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  • QU Football Puts on the Pads

    QU Football Puts on the Pads

    QU had their first intersquad scrimmage on Saturday.QU had their first intersquad scrimmage on Saturday.
    QU had their first intersquad scrimmage on Saturday.QU had their first intersquad scrimmage on Saturday.

    The QU Hawks struggled in head coach Gary Bass's first season at the helm finishing just 3-8 with Bass having the interim tag next to his name. With new additions via transfers and a solid injection of youth though...

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    The QU Hawks struggled in head coach Gary Bass's first season at the helm finishing just 3-8 with Bass having the interim tag next to his name. With new additions via transfers and a solid injection of youth though...

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  • QMG Play of the Week

    QMG Play of the Week

    This week's QMG Play of the Week winner is Weston Reyburn! Reyburn dominated the 9-10 year 25 meter breast stroke last Saturday at the River Country Championships at the  Sheridan Swim Club...

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    This week's QMG Play of the Week winner is Weston Reyburn! Reyburn dominated the 9-10 year 25 meter breast stroke last Saturday at the River Country Championships at the  Sheridan Swim Club...

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  • Gridiron Preview: West Hancock Titans In The Prep Spotlight

    Gridiron Preview: West Hancock Titans In The Prep Spotlight

    Titans of West Hancock Ready To Start A New Chapter in 2018Titans of West Hancock Ready To Start A New Chapter in 2018
    Titans of West Hancock Ready To Start A New Chapter in 2018Titans of West Hancock Ready To Start A New Chapter in 2018
    The Titans of West Hancock finished the 2017 season on the high school gridiron with an impressive (11-1) slate. The Titans won 11 games before suffering the lone setback in the postseason. Now the players and coach at WCHS are working hard to turn the page and write a new chapter that will hopefully have a "state title" ending. Head Coach Travis Cook took timeout to offer a little perspective on the program and this seasons team in Hamilton, Illinois.More >>
    The Titans of West Hancock finished the 2017 season on the high school gridiron with an impressive (11-1) slate. The Titans won 11 games before suffering the lone setback in the postseason. Now the players and coach at WCHS are working hard to turn the page and write a new chapter that will hopefully have a "state title" ending. Head Coach Travis Cook took timeout to offer a little perspective on the program and this seasons team in Hamilton, Illinois.More >>
  • Sports Extra For Friday, August 10, 2018

    Sports Extra For Friday, August 10, 2018

    Sports Extra With Tony Cornish, Jr. Features A LIVE Interview With QHS Head Coach Rick LittleSports Extra With Tony Cornish, Jr. Features A LIVE Interview With QHS Head Coach Rick Little

    This exciting edition of "Sports Extra" is filled with interesting stories and interviews that high school football fans should enjoy as WGEM Sport continues to countdown to the start of the 2018 season across the Tri-States.

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    This exciting edition of "Sports Extra" is filled with interesting stories and interviews that high school football fans should enjoy as WGEM Sport continues to countdown to the start of the 2018 season across the Tri-States.

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  • Western Illinois Football Games Will Be Aired Nine Times In 2018

    Western Illinois Football Games Will Be Aired Nine Times In 2018

    9 Football Games Will Be Shown By ESPN Platforms In 20189 Football Games Will Be Shown By ESPN Platforms In 2018
    9 Football Games Will Be Shown By ESPN Platforms In 20189 Football Games Will Be Shown By ESPN Platforms In 2018
    The Leathernecks if Western Illinois will get more than a few opportunities  to sell their program to future recruits from coast-to-coast this season. Western's September 15th home opener against Montana will be streamed "live" on ESPN-Plus! 5 other Leathernecks games will also be streamed on the network throughout the 2918 season.  Three additional W.I.U. games will be shown on ESPN-3.More >>
    The Leathernecks if Western Illinois will get more than a few opportunities  to sell their program to future recruits from coast-to-coast this season. Western's September 15th home opener against Montana will be streamed "live" on ESPN-Plus! 5 other Leathernecks games will also be streamed on the network throughout the 2918 season.  Three additional W.I.U. games will be shown on ESPN-3.More >>
  • Gridiron Preview: Fort Madison Setting Their Sights On A Playoff Push In 2018

    Gridiron Preview: Fort Madison Setting Their Sights On A Playoff Push In 2018

    Bloodhounds Set Their Sights On A State Playoff Run In 2018Bloodhounds Set Their Sights On A State Playoff Run In 2018
    Bloodhounds Set Their Sights On A State Playoff Run In 2018Bloodhounds Set Their Sights On A State Playoff Run In 2018
    The Bloodhounds of Fort Madison are hoping to do this season, what no other FMHS squad has done in nearly 3 decades, and that's earn a berth in the State Playoffs. If the Hounds do mount a post-season push in 2018, a lot of the responsibility to accomplish the feat of making the playoffs will fall on the shoulders of quarterback Lennon Barker. Barker is a three-year starter at Fort Madison, and thankfully for the Bloodhound fan base across the Tri-States, Barker has shown improvemen...More >>
    The Bloodhounds of Fort Madison are hoping to do this season, what no other FMHS squad has done in nearly 3 decades, and that's earn a berth in the State Playoffs. If the Hounds do mount a post-season push in 2018, a lot of the responsibility to accomplish the feat of making the playoffs will fall on the shoulders of quarterback Lennon Barker. Barker is a three-year starter at Fort Madison, and thankfully for the Bloodhound fan base across the Tri-States, Barker has shown improvemen...More >>
  • Macomb Bombers Looking Forward To The New Football Season

    Macomb Bombers Looking Forward To The New Football Season

    Macomb Looking Forward To Upcoming SeasonMacomb Looking Forward To Upcoming Season
    Macomb Looking Forward To Upcoming SeasonMacomb Looking Forward To Upcoming Season
    The Bombers have been are hard at work as they try and rebound from a difficult (1-8) season in 2017. Second year head coach Tony Weston leads a young Macomb team that will need to rely heavily on underclassmen this season. Despite their youth, this squad is confident they've made significant strides since last season, especially when it comes to the "big boys" up front--doing the dirty work.More >>
    The Bombers have been are hard at work as they try and rebound from a difficult (1-8) season in 2017. Second year head coach Tony Weston leads a young Macomb team that will need to rely heavily on underclassmen this season. Despite their youth, this squad is confident they've made significant strides since last season, especially when it comes to the "big boys" up front--doing the dirty work.More >>
  • Gridiron Preview: QND, QHS and Keokuk Put on the Pads

    Gridiron Preview: QND, QHS and Keokuk Put on the Pads

    QHS scrimmaged on Saturday morning for the first time this season.QHS scrimmaged on Saturday morning for the first time this season.
    QHS scrimmaged on Saturday morning for the first time this season.QHS scrimmaged on Saturday morning for the first time this season.

    Saturday was a big day in the Tri-States as teams put on the pads for the first time.  In this Gridiron Preview we take a look at QHS and QND's scrimmages.   Plus a trip to Iowa to see how the Keokuk...

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    Saturday was a big day in the Tri-States as teams put on the pads for the first time.  In this Gridiron Preview we take a look at QHS and QND's scrimmages.   Plus a trip to Iowa to see how the Keokuk...

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  • Gridiron Preview: Macomb Ready to Bounce Back in 2018

    Gridiron Preview: Macomb Ready to Bounce Back in 2018

    Second year Head Coach Tony Westen is preparing his team for an exciting 2018.Second year Head Coach Tony Westen is preparing his team for an exciting 2018.
    Second year Head Coach Tony Westen is preparing his team for an exciting 2018.Second year Head Coach Tony Westen is preparing his team for an exciting 2018.

    The Macomb Bombers have had more than a few tough challenges the last few seasons. Case in point, the last time MHS has had a winning season was six years ago in 2012, but headed into this new season...

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    The Macomb Bombers have had more than a few tough challenges the last few seasons. Case in point, the last time MHS has had a winning season was six years ago in 2012, but headed into this new season...

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  • WGEM SportsRadio Introduces Game of the Week Schedule

    WGEM SportsRadio Introduces Game of the Week Schedule

    WGEM SportsRadio has announced a new schedule for the upcoming high school football season.

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    WGEM SportsRadio has announced a new schedule for the upcoming high school football season.

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  • SC Audio: Quentin Hamner, Head Football Coach of Keokuk

    SC Audio: Quentin Hamner, Head Football Coach of Keokuk

    WGEM SportsCenter talked with coach about getting his guys back at practice.

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    WGEM SportsCenter talked with coach about getting his guys back at practice.

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  • SC Audio: Travis Cook, Head Football Coach of West Hancock

    SC Audio: Travis Cook, Head Football Coach of West Hancock

    WGEM SportsCenter talked with coach about getting his guys back at practice.

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    WGEM SportsCenter talked with coach about getting his guys back at practice.

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  • SC Audio: Ethan Allen, Head Football Coach of Clark County

    SC Audio: Ethan Allen, Head Football Coach of Clark County

    WGEM SportsCenter talked with coach about getting his guys back at practice for another season.

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    WGEM SportsCenter talked with coach about getting his guys back at practice for another season.

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  • Gridiron Preview: Hannibal Setting Their Sights High On The Football Turf In 2018

    Gridiron Preview: Hannibal Setting Their Sights High On The Football Turf In 2018

    Hannibal Pirates Open 2018 Football Season On August 24Hannibal Pirates Open 2018 Football Season On August 24

    As we take a look at the Hannibal Pirates football program, we go inside the numbers surrounding HHS.

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    As we take a look at the Hannibal Pirates football program, we go inside the numbers surrounding HHS.

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  • Gridiron Preview: Brown County Hornets Prep For 2018 Season On The Gridiron

    Gridiron Preview: Brown County Hornets Prep For 2018 Season On The Gridiron

    Brown County Hornets Ready For 2018 Football SeasonBrown County Hornets Ready For 2018 Football Season

    The Brown County Hornets have a proud tradition of excellence on the prep gridiron. 

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    The Brown County Hornets have a proud tradition of excellence on the prep gridiron. 

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  • Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball Standout Set To Train With NBA Players

    Iowa Hawkeyes Basketball Standout Set To Train With NBA Players

    Iowa's Tyler Cook Selected For Nike Basketball AcademyIowa's Tyler Cook Selected For Nike Basketball Academy
    Iowa's Tyler Cook Selected For Nike Basketball AcademyIowa's Tyler Cook Selected For Nike Basketball Academy
    University of Iowa basketball standout Tyler Cook has been selected to participate in the heralded Nike Basketball Academy in California this week. The Junior Forward out of St. Louis led the Hawkeyes in both scoring and rebounding last season.More >>
    University of Iowa basketball standout Tyler Cook has been selected to participate in the heralded Nike Basketball Academy in California this week. The Junior Forward out of St. Louis led the Hawkeyes in both scoring and rebounding last season.More >>
  • Quincy High Blue Devils Plan A Live Scrimmage On Saturday Morning At Flinn Stadium

    Quincy High Blue Devils Plan A Live Scrimmage On Saturday Morning At Flinn Stadium

    QHS Will Conduct Team Scrimmage On SaturdayQHS Will Conduct Team Scrimmage On Saturday

    The Quincy High football team will conduct their first "live" scrimmage of fall training camp on Saturday morning at Flinn Stadium. The full equipment drill is always filled with excitement for the players who get an opportunity to perform in a game-type environment to test their skills, knowledge, technique, and strength. Head Coach Rick Little stated today that the Blue Devils will start practice this Saturday at 8:00 AM. 

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    The Quincy High football team will conduct their first "live" scrimmage of fall training camp on Saturday morning at Flinn Stadium. The full equipment drill is always filled with excitement for the players who get an opportunity to perform in a game-type environment to test their skills, knowledge, technique, and strength. Head Coach Rick Little stated today that the Blue Devils will start practice this Saturday at 8:00 AM. 

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  • Quincy University Women's Soccer Team Gaining More National Attention

    Quincy University Women's Soccer Team Gaining More National Attention

    Quincy Soccer Team Ranked 11th In The NationQuincy Soccer Team Ranked 11th In The Nation

    The Quincy University soccer team was ranked 11th in the country in the first preseason United Soccer Coaches poll.  The Hawks finished last season with a (17-3-2) record. QU will be under the direction of first year head coach Marc Hager this season.

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    The Quincy University soccer team was ranked 11th in the country in the first preseason United Soccer Coaches poll.  The Hawks finished last season with a (17-3-2) record. QU will be under the direction of first year head coach Marc Hager this season.

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  • Prep Football Schedule Changes Underway In Missouri

    Prep Football Schedule Changes Underway In Missouri

    Referee Shortage Affects August 24 Schedule In (MO)Referee Shortage Affects August 24 Schedule In (MO)
    Referee Shortage Affects August 24 Schedule In (MO)Referee Shortage Affects August 24 Schedule In (MO)
    The first preseason changes of the 2018 Missouri High School football season is now in the books.. Schedule changes have taken place and it involves the Cougars of Highland and the Indians of Clark County. Due to a "critical shortage" of football officials across the state, who are available on August 24, the Highland vs. Clark County game has been moved back one day to Saturday, August 25. Kick-off is set for 7 pm at Highland. The Louisiana and Mark Twain footba...More >>
    The first preseason changes of the 2018 Missouri High School football season is now in the books.. Schedule changes have taken place and it involves the Cougars of Highland and the Indians of Clark County. Due to a "critical shortage" of football officials across the state, who are available on August 24, the Highland vs. Clark County game has been moved back one day to Saturday, August 25. Kick-off is set for 7 pm at Highland. The Louisiana and Mark Twain footba...More >>
  • Gridiron Preview: Hawks Of Central Lee High In The Spotlight On Wednesday

    Gridiron Preview: Hawks Of Central Lee High In The Spotlight On Wednesday

    CLHS Hawks Look Sharp During Day 3 Of Football DrillsCLHS Hawks Look Sharp During Day 3 Of Football Drills
    CLHS Hawks Look Sharp During Day 3 Of Football DrillsCLHS Hawks Look Sharp During Day 3 Of Football Drills
    Central Lee High School's football team is working hard this week trying to set the right tempo to help them endure in the heat and humidity. CLHS will host the Bloodhounds of Ft. Madison in their season opener on August 24. WGEM Sports checked in with the Hawks head coach to get some insight on the team during Day 3 of official drills,More >>
    Central Lee High School's football team is working hard this week trying to set the right tempo to help them endure in the heat and humidity. CLHS will host the Bloodhounds of Ft. Madison in their season opener on August 24. WGEM Sports checked in with the Hawks head coach to get some insight on the team during Day 3 of official drills,More >>
  • Tom Sallay Shares Thoughts On The Wildcats Of Culver-Stockton College

    Tom Sallay Shares Thoughts On The Wildcats Of Culver-Stockton College

    New Coach Offers Insight & Analysis At CSCNew Coach Offers Insight & Analysis At CSC
    New Coach Offers Insight & Analysis At CSCNew Coach Offers Insight & Analysis At CSC
    As the Wildcats of Culver-Stockton continue to get through the first week of football drills in Canton (MO), first year head coach Tom Sallay is offering his insight and analysis on how his team is looking so far on the turf.More >>
    As the Wildcats of Culver-Stockton continue to get through the first week of football drills in Canton (MO), first year head coach Tom Sallay is offering his insight and analysis on how his team is looking so far on the turf.More >>
  • Quincy University Coaching Search Underway

    Quincy University Coaching Search Underway

    QU Searching For A New Assistant CoachQU Searching For A New Assistant Coach
    QU Searching For A New Assistant CoachQU Searching For A New Assistant Coach
    At Quincy University, the search for a new assistant basketball coach is now "officially" underway for the men's program. Hawks head coach Ryan Hellenthal has a short less of candidates that he's looking at to replace Von Washington, who is now at Western Illinois.  Hellenthal also told WGEM Sports today that he wants to have someone in place in the position before classes start up August 20 for A-Session.More >>
    At Quincy University, the search for a new assistant basketball coach is now "officially" underway for the men's program. Hawks head coach Ryan Hellenthal has a short less of candidates that he's looking at to replace Von Washington, who is now at Western Illinois.  Hellenthal also told WGEM Sports today that he wants to have someone in place in the position before classes start up August 20 for A-Session.More >>
  • Culver-Stockton Has A New Head Football Coach And New Attitude For 2018

    Culver-Stockton Has A New Head Football Coach And New Attitude For 2018

    Culver-Stockton Football Team Preparing For Challenging SeasonCulver-Stockton Football Team Preparing For Challenging Season
    Culver-Stockton Football Team Preparing For Challenging SeasonCulver-Stockton Football Team Preparing For Challenging Season
    The Wildcats of Culver-Stockton College appear to be taking an early "blue-collar" approach in getting ready for their upcoming season on the gridiron. The Wildcats were working on several possible new formations during their afternoon practice session today on the Canton campus (that was scheduled to get started at 2:30.) First year head coach Tom Sallay is wasting no time setting a new "tough as nails" mentality over his 20-8 squad who open the season...More >>
    The Wildcats of Culver-Stockton College appear to be taking an early "blue-collar" approach in getting ready for their upcoming season on the gridiron. The Wildcats were working on several possible new formations during their afternoon practice session today on the Canton campus (that was scheduled to get started at 2:30.) First year head coach Tom Sallay is wasting no time setting a new "tough as nails" mentality over his 20-8 squad who open the season...More >>
  • Gridiron Preview: Unity Mustangs Counting On Senior Leadership In 2018

    Gridiron Preview: Unity Mustangs Counting On Senior Leadership In 2018

    Mustangs Of  Unity Ready To Run Past OpponentsMustangs Of Unity Ready To Run Past Opponents

    At Unity High, Mustang fans well remember the fast start that the "Maroon and White" started out on last season on the prep gridiron by winning their first 3 games.  The 2017 team followed that up by losing their next 4 games in a row in route to posting a (5-5) overall record. this year, the seniors hope to direct this team to a more consistent level of performance on the turf. The Mustangs open their 2018 season on August 24 against Greenfield-Northwestern.

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    At Unity High, Mustang fans well remember the fast start that the "Maroon and White" started out on last season on the prep gridiron by winning their first 3 games.  The 2017 team followed that up by losing their next 4 games in a row in route to posting a (5-5) overall record. this year, the seniors hope to direct this team to a more consistent level of performance on the turf. The Mustangs open their 2018 season on August 24 against Greenfield-Northwestern.

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  • Gridiron Preview: Central Lee Hawks Ready To Soar In 2018

    Gridiron Preview: Central Lee Hawks Ready To Soar In 2018

    Hawks Of Central Lee Ready To Take Flight In The Prep Football RanksHawks Of Central Lee Ready To Take Flight In The Prep Football Ranks

    The Hawks of Central Lee High School will kickoff their season August 24 against Fort Madison in southeast Iowa.

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    The Hawks of Central Lee High School will kickoff their season August 24 against Fort Madison in southeast Iowa.

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  • WGEM Sports Gives Viiewers A "LIVE" Sneak Peak Inside Prep Football Practice At Quincy Notre Dame

    WGEM Sports Gives Viiewers A "LIVE" Sneak Peak Inside Prep Football Practice At Quincy Notre Dame

    Day 1 Of Football Drills Now Underway!Day 1 Of Football Drills Now Underway!
    Day 1 Of Football Drills Now Underway!Day 1 Of Football Drills Now Underway!
    The high school football season is now in full gear with the official start of practices across the Tri-States. WGEM Sports offers viewers a "LIVE" look at practice session at QND on Day 1 of drills, along with other prep programs across the region.More >>
    The high school football season is now in full gear with the official start of practices across the Tri-States. WGEM Sports offers viewers a "LIVE" look at practice session at QND on Day 1 of drills, along with other prep programs across the region.More >>
  • Von Washington Departs Quincy University Coaching Ranks And Heads To Western Illinois

    Von Washington Departs Quincy University Coaching Ranks And Heads To Western Illinois

    Von Washington Set To Join Basketball Staff At WIUVon Washington Set To Join Basketball Staff At WIU
    Von Washington Set To Join Basketball Staff At WIUVon Washington Set To Join Basketball Staff At WIU
    Former Hawks Assistant Basketball Coach Von Washington is leaving the Quincy University coaching staff and is now set to join the Leathernecks of Western Illinois. Washington will join the WIU staff as their new Director of Basketball Operations. He'll oversee all team travel, video, and overall player development.  More >>
    Former Hawks Assistant Basketball Coach Von Washington is leaving the Quincy University coaching staff and is now set to join the Leathernecks of Western Illinois. Washington will join the WIU staff as their new Director of Basketball Operations. He'll oversee all team travel, video, and overall player development.  More >>
  • Gridiron Preview: Unity Mustangs Returning To Action With Experience Up Front

    Gridiron Preview: Unity Mustangs Returning To Action With Experience Up Front

    Unity Mustangs Ready For 2018 SeasonUnity Mustangs Ready For 2018 Season

    At  Unity High School, excitement is in the air concerning the start of the 2018 high school football season that gets underway in less than 3 weeks for the Mustangs.  Second year head coach Conner McLaughlin has a bevy of starters returning from last years (5-5) team. The Mustangs have four seniors lining up on the offensive and defensive line this season this season. UHS also has two capable players fighting for the top quarterback spot...

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    At  Unity High School, excitement is in the air concerning the start of the 2018 high school football season that gets underway in less than 3 weeks for the Mustangs.  Second year head coach Conner McLaughlin has a bevy of starters returning from last years (5-5) team. The Mustangs have four seniors lining up on the offensive and defensive line this season this season. UHS also has two capable players fighting for the top quarterback spot...

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  • Gridiron Preview: Monroe City

    Gridiron Preview: Monroe City

    Monroe City practiced Tuesday as they prepare to defend their Class 1 State Title.Monroe City practiced Tuesday as they prepare to defend their Class 1 State Title.
    Monroe City practiced Tuesday as they prepare to defend their Class 1 State Title.Monroe City practiced Tuesday as they prepare to defend their Class 1 State Title.

    The Monroe City Panthers began their  quest to repeat as Class 1 state champs this week.  The Panthers return 12 starters from last years squad and although the team has made it all the way to the Class 1...

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    The Monroe City Panthers began their  quest to repeat as Class 1 state champs this week.  The Panthers return 12 starters from last years squad and although the team has made it all the way to the Class 1...

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  • Gridiron Preview: Palmyra

    Gridiron Preview: Palmyra

    Palmyra is feeling confident after finishing 9-3 last season.Palmyra is feeling confident after finishing 9-3 last season.
    Palmyra is feeling confident after finishing 9-3 last season.Palmyra is feeling confident after finishing 9-3 last season.

    The WGEM Sports Gridiron Previews roll on towards opening kickoff. Tuesday there was a stop in Missouri with the Palmyra Panthers who return a squad that's hoping to be smarter, stronger, and ready to go as we countdown...

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    The WGEM Sports Gridiron Previews roll on towards opening kickoff. Tuesday there was a stop in Missouri with the Palmyra Panthers who return a squad that's hoping to be smarter, stronger, and ready to go as we countdown...

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  • First Day Of High School Football Practice Underway Across The Tri-States

    First Day Of High School Football Practice Underway Across The Tri-States

    Friday Night Football Starts August 24Friday Night Football Starts August 24
    Friday Night Football Starts August 24Friday Night Football Starts August 24
    It was a day that thousand of fans and hundreds of players have been waiting for all summer long. The start of the 2018 high school football season across the Tri-States started with day one of "official" practice on August 6. The Gridiron Previews are now on the way. Let WGEM Sports know your thoughts on your favorite prep football team. More >>
    It was a day that thousand of fans and hundreds of players have been waiting for all summer long. The start of the 2018 high school football season across the Tri-States started with day one of "official" practice on August 6. The Gridiron Previews are now on the way. Let WGEM Sports know your thoughts on your favorite prep football team. More >>
  • Camp Point Central Panthers Football In The Spotlight

    Camp Point Central Panthers Football In The Spotlight

    Camp Point Central Panthers Working To Get BetterCamp Point Central Panthers Working To Get Better
    Camp Point Central Panthers Working To Get BetterCamp Point Central Panthers Working To Get Better
    At Camp Point Central High, the Panthers were already working on sharpening up on their on-side kick calls during the very first day of drills.  Head coach Brad Dixon led the Panthers to an (8-3) 3 record last season and a (4-1) conference mark. The longtime Camp Point Central field general offered a few thoughts on who the first day of drills was going for the Panthers on Monday. "You know we've got a lot of guys back this year. We've got a lot of experien...More >>
    At Camp Point Central High, the Panthers were already working on sharpening up on their on-side kick calls during the very first day of drills.  Head coach Brad Dixon led the Panthers to an (8-3) 3 record last season and a (4-1) conference mark. The longtime Camp Point Central field general offered a few thoughts on who the first day of drills was going for the Panthers on Monday. "You know we've got a lot of guys back this year. We've got a lot of experien...More >>
  • Illini West Chargers Set Sights On 2018 Football Season

    Illini West Chargers Set Sights On 2018 Football Season

    Chargers Ready For 2018 CampaignChargers Ready For 2018 Campaign
    Chargers Ready For 2018 CampaignChargers Ready For 2018 Campaign
    In Carthage, IL, conditioning was the focus of the day for the Chargers of Illini West. To their credit, the Chargers braved thunderstorms, heat, and humidity with flying colors this morning. Head coach Lyle Klein and his staff had to be quite proud of the composure their players displayed under some tough conditions.  The chargers will play their first game August 24 at  Annawan/Wethersfield coop.  They play their games at Wethersfield High School. By the...More >>
    In Carthage, IL, conditioning was the focus of the day for the Chargers of Illini West. To their credit, the Chargers braved thunderstorms, heat, and humidity with flying colors this morning. Head coach Lyle Klein and his staff had to be quite proud of the composure their players displayed under some tough conditions.  The chargers will play their first game August 24 at  Annawan/Wethersfield coop.  They play their games at Wethersfield High School. By the...More >>
  • Quincy-Notre Dame Hold First Practice On Monday Evening

    Quincy-Notre Dame Hold First Practice On Monday Evening

    QND Raiders Hold First Workout On MondayQND Raiders Hold First Workout On Monday
    QND Raiders Hold First Workout On MondayQND Raiders Hold First Workout On Monday
    At Quincy-Notre Dame High today, the Raiders hit the gridiron at 5:00 pm sharp for their first official workout of fall camp. QND is working on the fundamentals and a few new wrinkles under first year head coach Jack Cornell. The players are indeed ready for the challenges that await in the weeks and months ahead. Team captain Nathan Obert stated, "I think we're really excited for our first day. All the guys been working real hard in the weight room and think we're all real...More >>
    At Quincy-Notre Dame High today, the Raiders hit the gridiron at 5:00 pm sharp for their first official workout of fall camp. QND is working on the fundamentals and a few new wrinkles under first year head coach Jack Cornell. The players are indeed ready for the challenges that await in the weeks and months ahead. Team captain Nathan Obert stated, "I think we're really excited for our first day. All the guys been working real hard in the weight room and think we're all real...More >>
  • Gridiron Preview: QND, Quincy, Hannibal, Fort Madison

    Gridiron Preview: QND, Quincy, Hannibal, Fort Madison

    Hannibal began practice Monday as they look to improve on last year's 6-5 record.Hannibal began practice Monday as they look to improve on last year's 6-5 record.

    The football season is just a few short weeks away and the WGEM Sports team hit the ground running on day one of practice with Gridiron Previews. In this edition you'll get a live look at QND's practice...

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    The football season is just a few short weeks away and the WGEM Sports team hit the ground running on day one of practice with Gridiron Previews. In this edition you'll get a live look at QND's practice...

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  • Gridiron Preview: Live Interview with QND's Nathan Obert

    Gridiron Preview: Live Interview with QND's Nathan Obert

    Nathan Obert breaks down the outlook for QND during their first practice Monday.Nathan Obert breaks down the outlook for QND during their first practice Monday.

    The Quincy Notre Dame Football team began practice Friday and there was lots of energy in the air.  Tony Cornish, Jr. caught up with senior wide receiver and team captain Nathan Obert to discuss the team continuing...

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    The Quincy Notre Dame Football team began practice Friday and there was lots of energy in the air.  Tony Cornish, Jr. caught up with senior wide receiver and team captain Nathan Obert to discuss the team continuing...

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  • Gridiron Preview: Live Look at QND First Practice with Jack Cornell

    Gridiron Preview: Live Look at QND First Practice with Jack Cornell

    QND began preparing Mondayfor their first game coming up on August 24th.QND began preparing Mondayfor their first game coming up on August 24th.

    High school football practice started all around the Tri-States on Monday and WGEM Sports was on the scene to take in the QND Raiders first day of drills. Sports director Tony Cornish, Jr. caught up with...

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    High school football practice started all around the Tri-States on Monday and WGEM Sports was on the scene to take in the QND Raiders first day of drills. Sports director Tony Cornish, Jr. caught up with...

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  • Nick Stroud Working Hard On and Off the Field

    Nick Stroud Working Hard On and Off the Field

    Nick Stroud pitched for the Gems this Summer in addition to working three jobs.Nick Stroud pitched for the Gems this Summer in addition to working three jobs.
    Nick Stroud pitched for the Gems this Summer in addition to working three jobs.Nick Stroud pitched for the Gems this Summer in addition to working three jobs.

    The Gems wrapped up their season Thursday and there's no arguing that the baseball season is the definition of a grind. Many consider the prospect league, 60 games in 70 days, a full-time job. But one full-time job is nothing for Nick Stroud...

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    The Gems wrapped up their season Thursday and there's no arguing that the baseball season is the definition of a grind. Many consider the prospect league, 60 games in 70 days, a full-time job. But one full-time job is nothing for Nick Stroud...

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  • Adams County Elite Falls To Defeat In Minnesota At The Northern National Tournament.

    Adams County Elite Falls To Defeat In Minnesota At The Northern National Tournament.

    Adams County Elite Falls To Defeat In MinnesotaAdams County Elite Falls To Defeat In Minnesota
    Adams County Elite Falls To Defeat In MinnesotaAdams County Elite Falls To Defeat In Minnesota
    Earlier today in Minnesota, Adams County Elite 16U fell to defeat against  Plover 7-5. Plover is out of Wisconsin and they were also last years National Champions. Adams County scored all their runs in the bottom of the 7th inning.  Today's match-up was the final game for Adams County in the Northern National Tournament. The team is now scheduled to return to the Quincy area tomorrow (Sunday). More >>
    Earlier today in Minnesota, Adams County Elite 16U fell to defeat against  Plover 7-5. Plover is out of Wisconsin and they were also last years National Champions. Adams County scored all their runs in the bottom of the 7th inning.  Today's match-up was the final game for Adams County in the Northern National Tournament. The team is now scheduled to return to the Quincy area tomorrow (Sunday). More >>
  • WGEM Sports Trivia Night: A Success and a Tribute

    WGEM Sports Trivia Night: A Success and a Tribute

    The 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night was a blast, but also paid tribute to Josh Houchins.The 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night was a blast, but also paid tribute to Josh Houchins.

    The 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night was Saturday at QU Stadium and as usual the event was a success for those answering the questions and the charities benefiting from the event. This year the...

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    The 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night was Saturday at QU Stadium and as usual the event was a success for those answering the questions and the charities benefiting from the event. This year the...

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  • River Country Championships Recap

    River Country Championships Recap

    The 2018 River County Championships was an exciting one at the Sheridan Swim Club.The 2018 River County Championships was an exciting one at the Sheridan Swim Club.

    It was a perfect day for a dip in the pool, we just heard Jeremy tell us all about it, but the splash zone got jacked up a few notches competitively today at Sheridan Swim Club for the River Country Swim Championships... 

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    It was a perfect day for a dip in the pool, we just heard Jeremy tell us all about it, but the splash zone got jacked up a few notches competitively today at Sheridan Swim Club for the River Country Swim Championships... 

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  • John Wood Volleyball Team Working Hard Preparing For 2018 Season

    John Wood Volleyball Team Working Hard Preparing For 2018 Season

    John Wood Volleyball Is Back In The SpotlightJohn Wood Volleyball Is Back In The Spotlight
    John Wood Volleyball Is Back In The SpotlightJohn Wood Volleyball Is Back In The Spotlight
    The Trailblazers Volleyball team at John Wood Community College is back in the spotlight after the program went dark in 2009. Head Coach Madeleine Halford and her assistant Monica Bumbry have the 16 Blazers on this seasons roster working on the fundamentals early in camp. John Wood will play their first scrimmage on August 17 against Culver-Stockton College in Canton. JWCC will play 2 matches on the road before their home opener against East Central College slated for August 29...More >>
    The Trailblazers Volleyball team at John Wood Community College is back in the spotlight after the program went dark in 2009. Head Coach Madeleine Halford and her assistant Monica Bumbry have the 16 Blazers on this seasons roster working on the fundamentals early in camp. John Wood will play their first scrimmage on August 17 against Culver-Stockton College in Canton. JWCC will play 2 matches on the road before their home opener against East Central College slated for August 29...More >>
  • QMG: Play Of The Week Winner Selected By The Votes Of Viewers

    QMG: Play Of The Week Winner Selected By The Votes Of Viewers

    New QMG Play Of The Week Winner Selected By ViewersNew QMG Play Of The Week Winner Selected By Viewers
    New QMG Play Of The Week Winner Selected By ViewersNew QMG Play Of The Week Winner Selected By Viewers
    The voters across the Tri-States have voted and we have a new Quincy Medical Group "Play Of The Week" winner. Gems centerfielder Francisco Rodriguez made an super over the shoulder catch against the Paints on July 25 that certainly drew the attention of the Paints and many WGEM-TV viewers.   Francisco's snag tallied 86 % of the votes cast and the Tarleton State University product out of Punta de Lata, Venezuela takes home the top prize.More >>
    The voters across the Tri-States have voted and we have a new Quincy Medical Group "Play Of The Week" winner. Gems centerfielder Francisco Rodriguez made an super over the shoulder catch against the Paints on July 25 that certainly drew the attention of the Paints and many WGEM-TV viewers.   Francisco's snag tallied 86 % of the votes cast and the Tarleton State University product out of Punta de Lata, Venezuela takes home the top prize.More >>
  • Sports Extra For August 3, 2018

    Sports Extra For August 3, 2018

    Sports Extra For Friday, August 3Sports Extra For Friday, August 3
    Sports Extra For Friday, August 3Sports Extra For Friday, August 3
    This Friday edition of Sports Extra had a lot of everything. We had baseball highlights from Hannibal, featuring the Hoots, and Cubs and Cardinals highlights from the big league's as well. We also checked in on Brown County's new head basketball coach Jeff Schmitz, and Quincy Notre Dame's new head football coach Jack Cornell. The volleyball and women's soccer program were also in the spotlight along with more details on the 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night!More >>
    This Friday edition of Sports Extra had a lot of everything. We had baseball highlights from Hannibal, featuring the Hoots, and Cubs and Cardinals highlights from the big league's as well. We also checked in on Brown County's new head basketball coach Jeff Schmitz, and Quincy Notre Dame's new head football coach Jack Cornell. The volleyball and women's soccer program were also in the spotlight along with more details on the 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night!More >>
  • Jeff Schmitz Ready To Take Over The Reins Of Hoops Program At Brown County High

    Jeff Schmitz Ready To Take Over The Reins Of Hoops Program At Brown County High

    Jeff Schmitz Takes The Reins At Brown County High schoolJeff Schmitz Takes The Reins At Brown County High school
    Jeff Schmitz Takes The Reins At Brown County High schoolJeff Schmitz Takes The Reins At Brown County High school
    Jeff Schmitz has returned to Brown County High School after almost 20 years away from the Hornets nest. Schmitz will be taking over the reins of the boys basketball program at BCHS as head coach for this upcoming season. Previously during his coaching career, Schmitz served as an assistant on the girls basketball squad at Brown County.   Last season, the Hornets advanced all the way to the Sectional Finals in Class 1A.More >>
    Jeff Schmitz has returned to Brown County High School after almost 20 years away from the Hornets nest. Schmitz will be taking over the reins of the boys basketball program at BCHS as head coach for this upcoming season. Previously during his coaching career, Schmitz served as an assistant on the girls basketball squad at Brown County.   Last season, the Hornets advanced all the way to the Sectional Finals in Class 1A.More >>
  • 2018 River Country Swim Championships Set For Saturday In The Gem City

    2018 River Country Swim Championships Set For Saturday In The Gem City

    River Country Swim Championships Set For SaturdayRiver Country Swim Championships Set For Saturday
    River Country Swim Championships Set For SaturdayRiver Country Swim Championships Set For Saturday

    The River Country Swim Championships will take place Saturday at 9:00 am at the Sheridan Swim Club.  Several local swim teams from throughout the Tri-States will be in competition for top honors. The Gem City will be well represented by the Sheridan Swim Team, the Quincy Family Y, and the Quincy Country Club, just to name a few. 

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    The River Country Swim Championships will take place Saturday at 9:00 am at the Sheridan Swim Club.  Several local swim teams from throughout the Tri-States will be in competition for top honors. The Gem City will be well represented by the Sheridan Swim Team, the Quincy Family Y, and the Quincy Country Club, just to name a few. 

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  • Hoots Win Season Finale At Clemens Field Against Springfield

    Hoots Win Season Finale At Clemens Field Against Springfield

    Hoots Win Season Finale Against SlidersHoots Win Season Finale Against Sliders
    Hoots Win Season Finale Against SlidersHoots Win Season Finale Against Sliders
    Tonight on the diamond, Hoots head coach Clayton Hicks had his squad ready to snap their latest 2-game losing skid as they faced the Springfield Sliders! This contest represented the "season finale" for the Hoots at historic Clemens Field.  In the top of the first inning, Hoots starter Randall Coxwell recorded a strikeout for the first out of the game.  In the bottom of the second inning, St. Louis native Tommy Kraus (Hoots) hit an RBI s...More >>
    Tonight on the diamond, Hoots head coach Clayton Hicks had his squad ready to snap their latest 2-game losing skid as they faced the Springfield Sliders! This contest represented the "season finale" for the Hoots at historic Clemens Field.  In the top of the first inning, Hoots starter Randall Coxwell recorded a strikeout for the first out of the game.  In the bottom of the second inning, St. Louis native Tommy Kraus (Hoots) hit an RBI s...More >>
  • Adams County Elite 16U Team Still Alive At Northern National Tournament

    Adams County Elite 16U Team Still Alive At Northern National Tournament

    Adams County Elite Will Play On Saturday In MinnesotaAdams County Elite Will Play On Saturday In Minnesota
    Adams County Elite Will Play On Saturday In MinnesotaAdams County Elite Will Play On Saturday In Minnesota
    Earlier today in North Mankato MN, the Adams County Elite Softball 16U team won their first game of the day at the Northern National Tournament. Adams County beat Prodigy (Colorado) 11-2. In game 2, Adams County lost against  River City Rage (Wisconsin) 8-0.  During their third game of the day against the Minnesota Peppers, Adams County Elite posted an 11-0 shutout win. Adams County Elite will play on Saturday against Plover (WI) at 11:00 am. Adams Co...More >>
    Earlier today in North Mankato MN, the Adams County Elite Softball 16U team won their first game of the day at the Northern National Tournament. Adams County beat Prodigy (Colorado) 11-2. In game 2, Adams County lost against  River City Rage (Wisconsin) 8-0.  During their third game of the day against the Minnesota Peppers, Adams County Elite posted an 11-0 shutout win. Adams County Elite will play on Saturday against Plover (WI) at 11:00 am. Adams Co...More >>
  • Quincy Notre Dame Head Coach Jack Cornell Offers Insight On The Upcoming Season "LIVE" On Sports Extra

    Quincy Notre Dame Head Coach Jack Cornell Offers Insight On The Upcoming Season "LIVE" On Sports Extra

    QND Head Coach Jack Cornell Joins Sports ExtraQND Head Coach Jack Cornell Joins Sports Extra
    QND Head Coach Jack Cornell Joins Sports ExtraQND Head Coach Jack Cornell Joins Sports Extra
    Quincy Notre Dame Head Coach Jack Cornell offered a few thoughts on the upcoming football season, and how he plans to prepare the Raiders for the challenges ahead. The former NFL player and QND Alum also offered his thoughts on how the 2018 team has responded during off-season conditioning. The Raiders will have an opportunity to practice as a team on Monday, August 6, when prep teams across the state will be able to start their "official" practice sessions with ...More >>
    Quincy Notre Dame Head Coach Jack Cornell offered a few thoughts on the upcoming football season, and how he plans to prepare the Raiders for the challenges ahead. The former NFL player and QND Alum also offered his thoughts on how the 2018 team has responded during off-season conditioning. The Raiders will have an opportunity to practice as a team on Monday, August 6, when prep teams across the state will be able to start their "official" practice sessions with ...More >>
  • Adams County Elite Softball 16U Split Two Games On Thursday In Minnesota

    Adams County Elite Softball 16U Split Two Games On Thursday In Minnesota

    Adams County Elite 16U Splits 2 GamesAdams County Elite 16U Splits 2 Games
    Adams County Elite 16U Splits 2 GamesAdams County Elite 16U Splits 2 Games
    In Minnesota earlier today, the Adams County Elite Softball 16U travel team split the 2 games they played on the dirt  at the Northern National Tournament. Adams County won game one, 2-1 over Fondy Fusion out of Wisconsin. Pitcher Addison Miller picked up the "W" in the circle. Kennedy Fleer scored the game winning run for Adams County. In game 2, Adams County lost 4-2 against DP Dynasty out of Maryland. Adams County will return to action at the doubl...More >>
    In Minnesota earlier today, the Adams County Elite Softball 16U travel team split the 2 games they played on the dirt  at the Northern National Tournament. Adams County won game one, 2-1 over Fondy Fusion out of Wisconsin. Pitcher Addison Miller picked up the "W" in the circle. Kennedy Fleer scored the game winning run for Adams County. In game 2, Adams County lost 4-2 against DP Dynasty out of Maryland. Adams County will return to action at the doubl...More >>
  • Quincy Gems Win At Home To Close Out The 2018 Prospect League Season

    Quincy Gems Win At Home To Close Out The 2018 Prospect League Season

    Cody Birdsong Hits Game Winning RBI Double For QuincyCody Birdsong Hits Game Winning RBI Double For Quincy
    Cody Birdsong Hits Game Winning RBI Double For QuincyCody Birdsong Hits Game Winning RBI Double For Quincy
    The season finale for the Quincy Gems was indeed bitter sweet tonight at QU Stadium. Most of the fans on hand were quite proud of the Gems and their efforts this summer, while the players (being competitors) were a little disappointed that they were unable to make it to the Prospect League playoffs.  Tonight they were playing for pure pride, and "The Paddle" of course,  as Quincy played host to the Hannibal Hoots.   This game was tied at 7 aft...More >>
    The season finale for the Quincy Gems was indeed bitter sweet tonight at QU Stadium. Most of the fans on hand were quite proud of the Gems and their efforts this summer, while the players (being competitors) were a little disappointed that they were unable to make it to the Prospect League playoffs.  Tonight they were playing for pure pride, and "The Paddle" of course,  as Quincy played host to the Hannibal Hoots.   This game was tied at 7 aft...More >>
  • Gems Slugger Cody Klotz Shares Thoughts On 2018 Season During A "Live" Interview

    Gems Slugger Cody Klotz Shares Thoughts On 2018 Season During A "Live" Interview

    Cody Klotz Shares His Story During A "LIVE" Interview At QU StadiumCody Klotz Shares His Story During A "LIVE" Interview At QU Stadium
    Cody Klotz Shares His Story During A "LIVE" Interview At QU StadiumCody Klotz Shares His Story During A "LIVE" Interview At QU Stadium
    Quincy Gems standout Cody Klotz has had an amazing summer season on the Prospect League diamond in 2018. Klotz led the Gems in a number of key statistical categories (HR's and RBI) , while also playing a number of different positions. The Maryville University product shared some thoughts on the season, the franchise, and his own performance this season during a "LIVE" interview during WGEM's 6:00 newscast. More >>
    Quincy Gems standout Cody Klotz has had an amazing summer season on the Prospect League diamond in 2018. Klotz led the Gems in a number of key statistical categories (HR's and RBI) , while also playing a number of different positions. The Maryville University product shared some thoughts on the season, the franchise, and his own performance this season during a "LIVE" interview during WGEM's 6:00 newscast. More >>
  • Quincy Gems Interim Head Coach Pat Robles Shares Insight On 2018 Season

    Quincy Gems Interim Head Coach Pat Robles Shares Insight On 2018 Season

    Gems Interim Head Coach Pat Robles Shares Insight On 2018 SeasonGems Interim Head Coach Pat Robles Shares Insight On 2018 Season
    Gems Interim Head Coach Pat Robles Shares Insight On 2018 SeasonGems Interim Head Coach Pat Robles Shares Insight On 2018 Season
    The Quincy Gems closed out their season on the Prospect League diamond last night against the Hannibal Hoots at QU Stadium. Interim Head Coach Pat Robles took time out to offer some insight on the team and how they competed during the summer season. Robles expressed his thoughts during a LIVE interview during WGEM's 5:00 newscast.  There is no "official" word yet on if Robles will return next season to led this team in 2019, or even continue as a member of the Gems c...More >>
    The Quincy Gems closed out their season on the Prospect League diamond last night against the Hannibal Hoots at QU Stadium. Interim Head Coach Pat Robles took time out to offer some insight on the team and how they competed during the summer season. Robles expressed his thoughts during a LIVE interview during WGEM's 5:00 newscast.  There is no "official" word yet on if Robles will return next season to led this team in 2019, or even continue as a member of the Gems c...More >>
  • Western Illinois Conduct First Practice Session On The Gridiron

    Western Illinois Conduct First Practice Session On The Gridiron

    Leathernecks Hold First Football Practice On WednesdayLeathernecks Hold First Football Practice On Wednesday
    Leathernecks Hold First Football Practice On WednesdayLeathernecks Hold First Football Practice On Wednesday
    Senior quarterback  Sean McGuire led the Leathernecks of Western Illinois in drills earlier today as the squad held their first official practice session of fall camp this morning in Macomb. First year head coach Jared Elliott had his troops focused during their first workout that was "officially" closed to the media. In just 29 days, WIU will play their 2018 season opener, on the road, at Montana State.        More >>
    Senior quarterback  Sean McGuire led the Leathernecks of Western Illinois in drills earlier today as the squad held their first official practice session of fall camp this morning in Macomb. First year head coach Jared Elliott had his troops focused during their first workout that was "officially" closed to the media. In just 29 days, WIU will play their 2018 season opener, on the road, at Montana State.        More >>
  • 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night Benefits Local Agencies And Residents

    11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night Benefits Local Agencies And Residents

    11th Annual Sports Trivia Night Benefits 2 Local Agencies11th Annual Sports Trivia Night Benefits 2 Local Agencies
    11th Annual Sports Trivia Night Benefits 2 Local Agencies11th Annual Sports Trivia Night Benefits 2 Local Agencies
    The 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night is set for Saturday, August 4 at 6:00 PM. This year, all proceeds from the event will be awarded to 2 local agencies that help residents in need. Both agencies were also very important to the late WGEM Sportscenter Host Josh Houchins.  More >>
    The 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night is set for Saturday, August 4 at 6:00 PM. This year, all proceeds from the event will be awarded to 2 local agencies that help residents in need. Both agencies were also very important to the late WGEM Sportscenter Host Josh Houchins.  More >>
  • 3 Western Illinois Football Players Receive Preseason Recognition On Defense And Special Teams

    3 Western Illinois Football Players Receive Preseason Recognition On Defense And Special Teams

    Western Illinois Trio Receive Preseason HonorsWestern Illinois Trio Receive Preseason Honors
    Western Illinois Trio Receive Preseason HonorsWestern Illinois Trio Receive Preseason Honors
    Western Illinois saw three Leathernecks voted first team on the Missouri Valley Football Conference's preseason lists and the standouts represented WIU's defense and special teams' units. Defensive lineman Khalen Saunders, (DB) Justin Fitzpatrick, and Return Specialist Steve McShane were all named to the first team!. Linebacker Quentin Moon was a second team selection. Saunders is expected to lead the charge on the Leathernecks' defensive line. The senior from St. Louis was re...More >>
    Western Illinois saw three Leathernecks voted first team on the Missouri Valley Football Conference's preseason lists and the standouts represented WIU's defense and special teams' units. Defensive lineman Khalen Saunders, (DB) Justin Fitzpatrick, and Return Specialist Steve McShane were all named to the first team!. Linebacker Quentin Moon was a second team selection. Saunders is expected to lead the charge on the Leathernecks' defensive line. The senior from St. Louis was re...More >>
  • Women's Soccer Team Begins Practice At John Wood Community College

    Women's Soccer Team Begins Practice At John Wood Community College

    Women's Soccer Now In The Spotlight At John Wood Community CollegeWomen's Soccer Now In The Spotlight At John Wood Community College
    Women's Soccer Now In The Spotlight At John Wood Community CollegeWomen's Soccer Now In The Spotlight At John Wood Community College
    The women's soccer team at John Wood Community college has started to prepare for the upcoming season. This is the first year that the ladies will be on the pitch at JWCC. The challenges ahead will be daunting, but this team appears ready to take them on with a great deal of poise on the Quincy campus.More >>
    The women's soccer team at John Wood Community college has started to prepare for the upcoming season. This is the first year that the ladies will be on the pitch at JWCC. The challenges ahead will be daunting, but this team appears ready to take them on with a great deal of poise on the Quincy campus.More >>
  • John Wood Trailblazers Soccer Program Starts Drills On Wednesday

    John Wood Trailblazers Soccer Program Starts Drills On Wednesday

    John Wood Blazers Soccer Team Starts DrillsJohn Wood Blazers Soccer Team Starts Drills
    John Wood Blazers Soccer Team Starts DrillsJohn Wood Blazers Soccer Team Starts Drills
    The three new athletic programs this year at John Wood Community College include a women's and men's soccer team as well as a volleyball squad. The men's soccer team was certainly focused during their evening practice session on Wednesday The Trailblazers were also on the pitch this morning preparing for their first season under the watchful eye of head coach Bob Cowman.More >>
    The three new athletic programs this year at John Wood Community College include a women's and men's soccer team as well as a volleyball squad. The men's soccer team was certainly focused during their evening practice session on Wednesday The Trailblazers were also on the pitch this morning preparing for their first season under the watchful eye of head coach Bob Cowman.More >>
  • Iowa Head Coach Kirk Ferentz Issues Statements Concerning Players On Tuesday

    Iowa Head Coach Kirk Ferentz Issues Statements Concerning Players On Tuesday

    Iowa Issues Statement Concerning Status Of 2 PlayersIowa Issues Statement Concerning Status Of 2 Players
    Iowa Issues Statement Concerning Status Of 2 PlayersIowa Issues Statement Concerning Status Of 2 Players

    University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz announced Tuesday that Brandon Snyder is leaving the program to pursue an opportunity to receive more time on the field.

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    University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz announced Tuesday that Brandon Snyder is leaving the program to pursue an opportunity to receive more time on the field.

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  • Chicago Cubs Fall On The Road At PNC Park

    Chicago Cubs Fall On The Road At PNC Park

    Cubs Lose In The Steel CityCubs Lose In The Steel City
    Cubs Lose In The Steel CityCubs Lose In The Steel City

    The National League Central leading Chicago Cubs traveled to PNC Park tonight to face the Pirates in the Steel City in the first of a two game set on the road. 

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    The National League Central leading Chicago Cubs traveled to PNC Park tonight to face the Pirates in the Steel City in the first of a two game set on the road. 

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  • Hannibal Hoots Fall On The Road

    Hannibal Hoots Fall On The Road

    Hoots Humbled In The Hoosier StateHoots Humbled In The Hoosier State
    Hoots Humbled In The Hoosier StateHoots Humbled In The Hoosier State

    The Hoots fell to defeat on the road in a 1 run set-back in the Hoosier State tonight as they faced the 1st place Terre Haute Rex. 

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    The Hoots fell to defeat on the road in a 1 run set-back in the Hoosier State tonight as they faced the 1st place Terre Haute Rex. 

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  • "Mother Nature" Offers The Quincy Gems A Break In The Hoosier State

    "Mother Nature" Offers The Quincy Gems A Break In The Hoosier State

    Rains Puts A Damper On Quincy's Plans On The DiamondRains Puts A Damper On Quincy's Plans On The Diamond
    Rains Puts A Damper On Quincy's Plans On The DiamondRains Puts A Damper On Quincy's Plans On The Diamond

    Gems Interim Head Coach Pat Robeles always appears to try to keep things "loose" around the Quincy clubhouse, but tonight, the pressure was simply too daunting. 

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    Gems Interim Head Coach Pat Robeles always appears to try to keep things "loose" around the Quincy clubhouse, but tonight, the pressure was simply too daunting. 

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  • Pat Atwell Now In The Running For National AD Of The Year Award

    Pat Atwell Now In The Running For National AD Of The Year Award

    Pat Atwell Leading The Way At Culver-StocktonPat Atwell Leading The Way At Culver-Stockton
    Pat Atwell Leading The Way At Culver-StocktonPat Atwell Leading The Way At Culver-Stockton

    One day after being honored in Kansas City as the Heart Of America Conference's "Athletic Director Of The Year," Pat Atwell was back at work at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO.

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    One day after being honored in Kansas City as the Heart Of America Conference's "Athletic Director Of The Year," Pat Atwell was back at work at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, MO.

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  • SC Audio: Jared Elliott, Head Football Coach at WIU

    SC Audio: Jared Elliott, Head Football Coach at WIU

    WGEM SportsCenter chatted with coach about the upcoming season.

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    WGEM SportsCenter chatted with coach about the upcoming season.

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  • Quincy Gems Taking Post-Season Drive All In Stride

    Quincy Gems Taking Post-Season Drive All In Stride

    Gems Setting Sights On The Postseason Without  Addng Any PressureGems Setting Sights On The Postseason Without Addng Any Pressure
    Gems Setting Sights On The Postseason Without  Addng Any PressureGems Setting Sights On The Postseason Without Addng Any Pressure
    The third place Quincy Gems are in the middle of post-season fight with a number of teams vying for a playoff spot in the Prospect League's West Division. Despite that pressure, the team is staying calm and focused on playing sound baseball down the stretch. One player leading by example is Cody Klotz who is batting (.343) with 12 homers. Klotz also has 47 RBI and 16 stolen bases. He's a player willing to do whatever it takes to help his team win and be successful. After missing the p...More >>
    The third place Quincy Gems are in the middle of post-season fight with a number of teams vying for a playoff spot in the Prospect League's West Division. Despite that pressure, the team is staying calm and focused on playing sound baseball down the stretch. One player leading by example is Cody Klotz who is batting (.343) with 12 homers. Klotz also has 47 RBI and 16 stolen bases. He's a player willing to do whatever it takes to help his team win and be successful. After missing the p...More >>
  • Quincy Medical Group: Play Of The Week Nominees

    Quincy Medical Group: Play Of The Week Nominees

    QMG: Play Of The Week Nominees Are In!QMG: Play Of The Week Nominees Are In!
    QMG: Play Of The Week Nominees Are In!QMG: Play Of The Week Nominees Are In!

    Check Out The QMG: Play Of The Week Nominees For This Monday, July 30, 2018 and VOTE for your favorite play. 

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    Check Out The QMG: Play Of The Week Nominees For This Monday, July 30, 2018 and VOTE for your favorite play. 

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  • Countdown To WGEM Sports Trivia Night Underway Across The Tri-States

    Countdown To WGEM Sports Trivia Night Underway Across The Tri-States

    WGEM Sports Trivia Night Set For August 4WGEM Sports Trivia Night Set For August 4
    WGEM Sports Trivia Night Set For August 4WGEM Sports Trivia Night Set For August 4
    Don't forget this Saturday, August 4, 2018, the 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night will be rolling your way.  Come out this weekend to Quincy University and have some fun and good times in a sports atmosphere that will be unmatched. Trophies will be awarded and raffle prizes will also be handed out to some of the night's big winners. This is also your chance to meet all the WGEM sports personalities, plus a few news and weather personalities will be on han...More >>
    Don't forget this Saturday, August 4, 2018, the 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night will be rolling your way.  Come out this weekend to Quincy University and have some fun and good times in a sports atmosphere that will be unmatched. Trophies will be awarded and raffle prizes will also be handed out to some of the night's big winners. This is also your chance to meet all the WGEM sports personalities, plus a few news and weather personalities will be on han...More >>
  • Western Illinois University Players Due To Report On Wednesday

    Western Illinois University Players Due To Report On Wednesday

    Leathernecks Report To Fall Camp On WednesdayLeathernecks Report To Fall Camp On Wednesday
    Leathernecks Report To Fall Camp On WednesdayLeathernecks Report To Fall Camp On Wednesday
    The Leathernecks of WIU are slated to report for fall camp this Wednesday to begin preparing for the upcoming college football season. Western Illinois has been selected to finish 7th this season in a preseason poll conducted by coaches in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, along with select members of the media, and Sports Information Directors within the conference ranks.  The Bison of North Dakota State were picked to finish first in the preseason poll fo...More >>
    The Leathernecks of WIU are slated to report for fall camp this Wednesday to begin preparing for the upcoming college football season. Western Illinois has been selected to finish 7th this season in a preseason poll conducted by coaches in the Missouri Valley Football Conference, along with select members of the media, and Sports Information Directors within the conference ranks.  The Bison of North Dakota State were picked to finish first in the preseason poll fo...More >>
  • Quarterback Baker Mayfield Ready For New Challenges In NFL

    Quarterback Baker Mayfield Ready For New Challenges In NFL

    Baker Mayfield In The Spotlight In ClevelandBaker Mayfield In The Spotlight In Cleveland
    Baker Mayfield In The Spotlight In ClevelandBaker Mayfield In The Spotlight In Cleveland

     National Football League Training Camps are now open for business, and one camp in particular, is receiving a lot of attention.

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     National Football League Training Camps are now open for business, and one camp in particular, is receiving a lot of attention.

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  • QMG: Plays Of The Week Winner Is Illinois All-Star Grady Kurfman

    QMG: Plays Of The Week Winner Is Illinois All-Star Grady Kurfman

    QMG Plays Of The Week Winner AnnouncedQMG Plays Of The Week Winner Announced
    QMG Plays Of The Week Winner AnnouncedQMG Plays Of The Week Winner Announced
    The results are in and this week's QMG "Plays of the Week" winner is from the All-Star diamond. Illinois All-Star Grady Kurfman's outstanding leaping grab at short drew the attention of 87 % of voters who logged on and voted at WGEM.COM/Sports.  Grady is proud member of the Class of 2018 from Liberty High School. Kurfman helped lead the Illinois All-Stars to an impressive 11- 5 win over the Missouri All-Stars last Saturday in Hannibal.More >>
    The results are in and this week's QMG "Plays of the Week" winner is from the All-Star diamond. Illinois All-Star Grady Kurfman's outstanding leaping grab at short drew the attention of 87 % of voters who logged on and voted at WGEM.COM/Sports.  Grady is proud member of the Class of 2018 from Liberty High School. Kurfman helped lead the Illinois All-Stars to an impressive 11- 5 win over the Missouri All-Stars last Saturday in Hannibal.More >>
  • Pike County Falls To Defeat In Indiana

    Pike County Falls To Defeat In Indiana

    Pike County Falls Against Iowa 4-1Pike County Falls Against Iowa 4-1
    Pike County Falls Against Iowa 4-1Pike County Falls Against Iowa 4-1
    Pike County was in action on Friday at the Final Four of the Midwest Central Softball Regional in Zionsville Indiana. PC lost against Iowa 4-1. PC scored their lone run in this contest in the top of the 2nd inning. Catcher Makeena Winchell picked up the RBI. Iowa's pitching staff held Pike County to just two hits. PC also committed 5 errors on the day. The Illinois state champions sent pitcher McKinley Lowe to the circle against Iowa. She had 7 strikeouts on the day as Pike County saw...More >>
    Pike County was in action on Friday at the Final Four of the Midwest Central Softball Regional in Zionsville Indiana. PC lost against Iowa 4-1. PC scored their lone run in this contest in the top of the 2nd inning. Catcher Makeena Winchell picked up the RBI. Iowa's pitching staff held Pike County to just two hits. PC also committed 5 errors on the day. The Illinois state champions sent pitcher McKinley Lowe to the circle against Iowa. She had 7 strikeouts on the day as Pike County saw...More >>
  • Sports Extra For Friday, July 27, 2018 (Part II)

    Sports Extra For Friday, July 27, 2018 (Part II)

    Part 2 of Sports Extra For July 27, 2018Part 2 of Sports Extra For July 27, 2018
    Part 2 of Sports Extra For July 27, 2018Part 2 of Sports Extra For July 27, 2018
    In Part II of Sports Extra we'll check in on NFL rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield of the Cleveland Browns and share some valuable information regarding the 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night set for Saturday, August 4 at Quincy University. More >>
    In Part II of Sports Extra we'll check in on NFL rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield of the Cleveland Browns and share some valuable information regarding the 11th Annual WGEM Sports Trivia Night set for Saturday, August 4 at Quincy University. More >>
  • Sports Extra For Friday, July 27, 2018

    Sports Extra For Friday, July 27, 2018

    Sports Extra For Friday, July 27, 2018.Sports Extra For Friday, July 27, 2018.
    Sports Extra For Friday, July 27, 2018.Sports Extra For Friday, July 27, 2018.
    During this edition of Sports Extra we checked in with the longtime Commissioner of the Great Lakes Valley Conference Jim Naumovich about his days as a student at Quincy University and his career overall. We also ventured to Clemens Field where the Hoots were in action against the Paints in a Prospect League contest in Hannibal. Details on the QMG: "Plays Of The Week" winner were also revealed along with the latest on NFL rookie Baker Mayfield of the Cleveland Browns. Finall...More >>
    During this edition of Sports Extra we checked in with the longtime Commissioner of the Great Lakes Valley Conference Jim Naumovich about his days as a student at Quincy University and his career overall. We also ventured to Clemens Field where the Hoots were in action against the Paints in a Prospect League contest in Hannibal. Details on the QMG: "Plays Of The Week" winner were also revealed along with the latest on NFL rookie Baker Mayfield of the Cleveland Browns. Finall...More >>
  • Quincy Hawks Celebrate Start Of The Football Season With 2nd Annual Kickoff Bash

    Quincy Hawks Celebrate Start Of The Football Season With 2nd Annual Kickoff Bash

    QU Hawks Football Ready To Start Focusing On 2018 SeasonQU Hawks Football Ready To Start Focusing On 2018 Season
    QU Hawks Football Ready To Start Focusing On 2018 SeasonQU Hawks Football Ready To Start Focusing On 2018 Season
    What a great night for QU Hawks Football! The fun filled evening started at 5:00 pm at QU Stadium where free tee-shirts and some great food helped set a very festive mood during the annual "Kickoff Bash!" At 6:30 pm, the yearly bash moved to the Cedar Club for a social hour that was slated to roll on until 8:30 pm.  Football was on the minds of many of those in attendance as  QU head coach Gary Bass and his staff take on the challenge of trying...More >>
    What a great night for QU Hawks Football! The fun filled evening started at 5:00 pm at QU Stadium where free tee-shirts and some great food helped set a very festive mood during the annual "Kickoff Bash!" At 6:30 pm, the yearly bash moved to the Cedar Club for a social hour that was slated to roll on until 8:30 pm.  Football was on the minds of many of those in attendance as  QU head coach Gary Bass and his staff take on the challenge of trying...More >>
  • Pike County Little League Advances To The Final Four At Midwest Central Regional

    Pike County Little League Advances To The Final Four At Midwest Central Regional

    Pike County Continues To Win At RegionalPike County Continues To Win At Regional
    Pike County Continues To Win At RegionalPike County Continues To Win At Regional
    The young ladies from Pike County Little League continued their winning ways earlier today in Zionsville, Indiana at the Midwest Central Softball Regional. Pike County, representing the state of Illinois, beat Michigan 2-1. Pitcher McKinley Lowe had 6 strikeouts in this contest. Pike County will now face Ohio on Friday at 10:00 am. PC head coach Ryan Lowe is continuing to keep Pike County in the hunt for a possible regional championship.More >>
    The young ladies from Pike County Little League continued their winning ways earlier today in Zionsville, Indiana at the Midwest Central Softball Regional. Pike County, representing the state of Illinois, beat Michigan 2-1. Pitcher McKinley Lowe had 6 strikeouts in this contest. Pike County will now face Ohio on Friday at 10:00 am. PC head coach Ryan Lowe is continuing to keep Pike County in the hunt for a possible regional championship.More >>
  • Cubs Pull Off Dramatic Win Against Arizona At Wrigley Field And Kris Bryant Is Placed On DL

    Cubs Pull Off Dramatic Win Against Arizona At Wrigley Field And Kris Bryant Is Placed On DL

    Cubs Win In Dramatic Fashion In The 9th InningCubs Win In Dramatic Fashion In The 9th Inning
    Cubs Win In Dramatic Fashion In The 9th InningCubs Win In Dramatic Fashion In The 9th Inning
    Earlier today the Chicago Cubs placed third baseman Kris Bryant on the 10-day disabled list because of an inflamed left shoulder. The club indicated that the move involving the 2016 National league MVP is retroactive to July 24. This is Bryant's second stint on the DL.  Bryant was batting (.276)  with 11 homers and 44 runs batterd in 76 games. On the field, the Cubs and D-backs were in action at Wrigley this afternoon. Trailing 6-4 in the 9th inning, Cubs rookie Davi...More >>
    Earlier today the Chicago Cubs placed third baseman Kris Bryant on the 10-day disabled list because of an inflamed left shoulder. The club indicated that the move involving the 2016 National league MVP is retroactive to July 24. This is Bryant's second stint on the DL.  Bryant was batting (.276)  with 11 homers and 44 runs batterd in 76 games. On the field, the Cubs and D-backs were in action at Wrigley this afternoon. Trailing 6-4 in the 9th inning, Cubs rookie Davi...More >>
  • "2018 Kickoff Bash" Interview (Live) With Quincy University Associate Head Coach/Offensive Coordinate Khanis Hubbard

    "2018 Kickoff Bash" Interview (Live) With Quincy University Associate Head Coach/Offensive Coordinate Khanis Hubbard

    QU Hawks Offensive Coordinator Khanis Hubbard Offers Thoughts On 2018 SeasonQU Hawks Offensive Coordinator Khanis Hubbard Offers Thoughts On 2018 Season
    QU Hawks Offensive Coordinator Khanis Hubbard Offers Thoughts On 2018 SeasonQU Hawks Offensive Coordinator Khanis Hubbard Offers Thoughts On 2018 Season
    At the "2018 Kickoff Bash" on Thursday evening, WGEM Sports Director Tony Cornish, Jr. has a chance to interview Quincy University's Associate Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator Khanis Hubbard. Hubbard shared his thoughts on the upcoming season and what type of offensive scheme and identity QU hopes to develop this season. Hubbard is entering his 6th season on the Hawks coaching staff and his 2nd season as head of the offensive unit.More >>
    At the "2018 Kickoff Bash" on Thursday evening, WGEM Sports Director Tony Cornish, Jr. has a chance to interview Quincy University's Associate Head Coach/Offensive Coordinator Khanis Hubbard. Hubbard shared his thoughts on the upcoming season and what type of offensive scheme and identity QU hopes to develop this season. Hubbard is entering his 6th season on the Hawks coaching staff and his 2nd season as head of the offensive unit.More >>
  • "2018 Kickoff Bash" Live Interview With Quincy University Defensive Coordinator Sean Kelly

    "2018 Kickoff Bash" Live Interview With Quincy University Defensive Coordinator Sean Kelly

    Quincy University Defensive Coordinator Sean Kelly Shares InsightQuincy University Defensive Coordinator Sean Kelly Shares Insight
    Quincy University Defensive Coordinator Sean Kelly Shares InsightQuincy University Defensive Coordinator Sean Kelly Shares Insight
    During the "2018 Kickoff Bash" at Quincy University, Hawks Defensive Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator Sean Kelly offered details on the Hawks players fans should watch out for this season on the defensive side of the ball. Quincy will open the 2018 college football season on August 30 at Indiana State.More >>
    During the "2018 Kickoff Bash" at Quincy University, Hawks Defensive Coordinator/Recruiting Coordinator Sean Kelly offered details on the Hawks players fans should watch out for this season on the defensive side of the ball. Quincy will open the 2018 college football season on August 30 at Indiana State.More >>
  • Kickoff Bash "LIVE" Interview With Quincy University Head Coach Gary Bass

    Kickoff Bash "LIVE" Interview With Quincy University Head Coach Gary Bass

    2018 Kickoff Bash Held At QU Stadium Tonight2018 Kickoff Bash Held At QU Stadium Tonight
    2018 Kickoff Bash Held At QU Stadium Tonight2018 Kickoff Bash Held At QU Stadium Tonight
    The second annual "Kickoff Bash" was held this evening on the campus of Quincy University. Alums, boosters, area coach, college administrators, former players, and interested football fans showed up at QU Stadium for the festivities that are geared to kickoff the college football season. Hawks Head Coach Gary Bass joined WGEM Sports for a "LIVE" interview during the 5:00 newscast to offer his insight on his team and the upcoming season.More >>
    The second annual "Kickoff Bash" was held this evening on the campus of Quincy University. Alums, boosters, area coach, college administrators, former players, and interested football fans showed up at QU Stadium for the festivities that are geared to kickoff the college football season. Hawks Head Coach Gary Bass joined WGEM Sports for a "LIVE" interview during the 5:00 newscast to offer his insight on his team and the upcoming season.More >>
  • Pike County Enjoys A Day Off At Midwest Central Softball Regional

    Pike County Enjoys A Day Off At Midwest Central Softball Regional

    Pike County Still Vying For A Championship In IndianaPike County Still Vying For A Championship In Indiana
    Pike County Still Vying For A Championship In IndianaPike County Still Vying For A Championship In Indiana

    At the Midwest Central Softball Regional in Zionsville, Indiana, Pike County (Illinois State Champions) has a chance to rest with a day off from action on the dirt. The ladies will return to action on Thursday under the watchful eye of Head Coach John Lowe. Stay tuned to WGEM Sports for more updates on the ladies from Pike County as they battle to keep the championship dreams alive in the Hoosier State.

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    At the Midwest Central Softball Regional in Zionsville, Indiana, Pike County (Illinois State Champions) has a chance to rest with a day off from action on the dirt. The ladies will return to action on Thursday under the watchful eye of Head Coach John Lowe. Stay tuned to WGEM Sports for more updates on the ladies from Pike County as they battle to keep the championship dreams alive in the Hoosier State.

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  • Illinois Ready For Fan Appreciation Day

    Illinois Ready For Fan Appreciation Day

    Fighting Illini Welcome Fans On August 18Fighting Illini Welcome Fans On August 18
    Fighting Illini Welcome Fans On August 18Fighting Illini Welcome Fans On August 18
    Fighting Illini Fan Appreciation Day Set for Aug. 18 Fans can watch practice at Memorial Stadium, then get autographs from the Illini on the field CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The University of Illinois football team will host its annual Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, Aug. 18. The team will hold an open practice at Memorial Stadium from 3-5 p.m., followed by an on-field fan event from 5-6 p.m. The annual preseason event gives Illini fans a chance to interact with their favorite playe...More >>
    Fighting Illini Fan Appreciation Day Set for Aug. 18 Fans can watch practice at Memorial Stadium, then get autographs from the Illini on the field CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The University of Illinois football team will host its annual Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, Aug. 18. The team will hold an open practice at Memorial Stadium from 3-5 p.m., followed by an on-field fan event from 5-6 p.m. The annual preseason event gives Illini fans a chance to interact with their favorite playe...More >>
  • Quincy University Hawks Football Will Be In The Spotlight On Thursday

    Quincy University Hawks Football Will Be In The Spotlight On Thursday

    Quincy University Football Ready For Kickoff BashQuincy University Football Ready For Kickoff Bash
    Quincy University Football Ready For Kickoff BashQuincy University Football Ready For Kickoff Bash

    Quincy's Gary Bass, who is entering his first full season as head coach, will have a prime time opportunity to share his thoughts and vision on the upcoming season and his squad tomorrow night in the Gem City. Bass will be on hand for Quincy's "Kickoff Bash" that will get underway Thursday starting at 5:00 pm at QU Stadium. There will be free food on hand as well. QU's top field general may also offer up more information on the Hawks All-Confe...

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    Quincy's Gary Bass, who is entering his first full season as head coach, will have a prime time opportunity to share his thoughts and vision on the upcoming season and his squad tomorrow night in the Gem City. Bass will be on hand for Quincy's "Kickoff Bash" that will get underway Thursday starting at 5:00 pm at QU Stadium. There will be free food on hand as well. QU's top field general may also offer up more information on the Hawks All-Confe...

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  • Quincy Gems Winning Streak Comes To An End

    Quincy Gems Winning Streak Comes To An End

    Gems Get Shutout At Home By Paints On WednesdayGems Get Shutout At Home By Paints On Wednesday
    Gems Get Shutout At Home By Paints On WednesdayGems Get Shutout At Home By Paints On Wednesday
    The red hot Quincy Gems, winners of 9 of their last 10 games, were vying for their 10th win in a row on the Prospect League diamond tonight in front of their home town fans at QU Stadium.    In the top of the 1st inning, Paints right fielder Dillion Dingler hit a chopper to 2nd base, Dallas Hall scored on the play as the Paints took an early 1-0 lead.  In the top of the 7th Dan McCauley hit a hard grounder to 3rd base and Matt Hansen was able ...More >>
    The red hot Quincy Gems, winners of 9 of their last 10 games, were vying for their 10th win in a row on the Prospect League diamond tonight in front of their home town fans at QU Stadium.    In the top of the 1st inning, Paints right fielder Dillion Dingler hit a chopper to 2nd base, Dallas Hall scored on the play as the Paints took an early 1-0 lead.  In the top of the 7th Dan McCauley hit a hard grounder to 3rd base and Matt Hansen was able ...More >>
  • Illini West Duo Teams Up for All-Star Game and Beyond

    Illini West Duo Teams Up for All-Star Game and Beyond

    Kennedy Gooding and Jackson Porter are headed to Carl Sandburg college together next year.Kennedy Gooding and Jackson Porter are headed to Carl Sandburg college together next year.
    Kennedy Gooding and Jackson Porter are headed to Carl Sandburg college together next year.Kennedy Gooding and Jackson Porter are headed to Carl Sandburg college together next year.

    The Illinois-Missouri High School All-Star Baseball game is set for Saturday night at 7 at historic Clemens Field. While many of the players are teaming up for the first time, there are some who have been teammates for quite some time...

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    The Illinois-Missouri High School All-Star Baseball game is set for Saturday night at 7 at historic Clemens Field. While many of the players are teaming up for the first time, there are some who have been teammates for quite some time...

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  • Marlins' Urena appeals penalty for hitting Acuna, can play

    Marlins' Urena appeals penalty for hitting Acuna, can play

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:50 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:50:10 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:36:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto (11) stands between pitcher Jose Urena (62) and Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker (43) as the dugouts empty after Urena hit Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. with a pitch during the first inning o...(AP Photo/John Bazemore). Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto (11) stands between pitcher Jose Urena (62) and Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker (43) as the dugouts empty after Urena hit Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. with a pitch during the first inning o...
    Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena is appealing his six-game suspension for intentionally hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Braves with a pitch. Urena was in uniform and Marlins manager Don Mattingly didn't rule out...More >>
    Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena is appealing his six-game suspension for intentionally hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Braves with a pitch. Urena was in uniform and Marlins manager Don Mattingly didn't rule out using him this weekend at Washington.More >>
  • AP source: Browns, Dez Bryant still talking but no deal

    AP source: Browns, Dez Bryant still talking but no deal

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:40:49 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:36:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File). FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, in Arlington, Texas. Dez Bryant has dropped in to meet the Browns....(AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File). FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) warms up before an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, in Arlington, Texas. Dez Bryant has dropped in to meet the Browns....
    Person familiar with the negotiations to AP: Browns, Bryant fail to reach deal but still talking.More >>
    Person familiar with the negotiations to AP: Browns, Bryant fail to reach deal but still talking.More >>
  • Maryland Board of Regents takes control of McNair probe

    Maryland Board of Regents takes control of McNair probe

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-08-18 01:20:09 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:36 PM EDT2018-08-18 02:36:34 GMT
    The University of Maryland Board of Regents has assumed authority over the investigation of the death of Jordan McNair, who collapsed during football practice and subsequently died.More >>
    The University of Maryland Board of Regents has assumed authority over the investigation of the death of Jordan McNair, who collapsed during football practice and subsequently died.More >>
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