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Quincy Notre Dame football has filled its week nine scheduling vacancy, where the Raiders will travel to Clearwater, Florida for a match-up against Calvary Christian High School on October 24th. Quincy Notre Dame football has filled its week nine scheduling vacancy, where the Raiders will travel to Clearwater, Florida for a match-up against Calvary Christian High School on October 24th.

QND Football: Raiders fill week 9 vacancy with Florida opponent Video included

Quincy Notre Dame football has filled its week nine scheduling vacancy, where the Raiders will travel to Clearwater, Florida for a match-up against Calvary Christian High School on October 24th. More>>

Monday's Area Scores - September 1

Western Illinois and Hannibal-LaGrange both suffer losses on the pitch in Labor Day matches across women's college soccer. Western Illinois and Hannibal-LaGrange both suffer losses on the pitch in Labor Day matches across women's college soccer.

Western Illinois and Hannibal-LaGrange both suffer losses on the pitch in Labor Day matches across women's college soccer. More>>

Holliday, Wong lead Cardinals past Pirates, 5-4

Matt Holliday had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong's pinch-hit homer tied the score, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. More>>

Castillo, Valbuena help Cubs beat Brewers 4-2

Welington Castillo homered and drove in three runs, Luis Valbuena also hit a home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday. More>>

Saturday's Area Scores - August 30 Video included

Shamar Griffith has a second half rushing touchdown in Hannibal's 52-14 loss at Helias on Saturday night. Shamar Griffith has a second half rushing touchdown in Hannibal's 52-14 loss at Helias on Saturday night.

High school football rolled into Saturday where Hannibal fell at Helias, while Pittsfield and Rushville notch season opening wins, plus QHS remains perfect on the pitch, and QND rolls to first place at the Rockford East Volleyball Tournament. More>>

Illini, Lunt survive Youngstown scare, 28-17

Illinois QB Wes Lunt threw four touchdown passes in Saturday's season opening win over Youngstown St. Illinois QB Wes Lunt threw four touchdown passes in Saturday's season opening win over Youngstown St.

It took a while but new quarterback Wes Lunt delivered a come-from-behind 28-17 win Saturday for Illinois over Youngstown State in a season opener. More>>

No. 24 Missouri defeats South Dakota St 38-18

Maty Mauk threw for 178 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 24 Missouri past South Dakota State 38-18 in the season opener for both teams Saturday. More>>

Iowa holds off Northern Iowa 31-23

Jake Rudock threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns and Iowa hung to beat Northern Iowa 31-23 on Saturday. Jake Rudock threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns and Iowa hung to beat Northern Iowa 31-23 on Saturday.

Jake Rudock threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns and Iowa hung to beat Northern Iowa 31-23 on Saturday. (Picture courtesy KWWL-TV) More>>

Friday Night Football - August 29 Video included

Alger Saldana and Central scored 26 points unanswered to down North Greene 32-6 on opening night. Alger Saldana and Central scored 26 points unanswered to down North Greene 32-6 on opening night.

Quincy High takes care of United Township, QND falls to Rockford Lutheran, West Hancock blanks South Fork, Central pushes past North Greene, Central Lee rallies to knock off Keokuk, Macon upends Monroe City, Palmyra downs Bowling Green in OT, Knox County blanks Scotland County, and Mark Twain gets in the win column. More>>

Friday's Area Scores - August 29 (Non-Football)

**High School Soccer**(QHS Midwest Classic)Glenbrook North: 0Quincy High: 1 More>>

Thursday's Area Scores - August 28 Video included

Western Illinois rolled up 593 yards of total offense during Thursday's 45-6 thumping of Valparaiso. Western Illinois rolled up 593 yards of total offense during Thursday's 45-6 thumping of Valparaiso.

Western Illinois thunders past Valparaiso in college football, Quincy High and Holy Trinity snag opening night wins on the road in volleyball, plus Canton softball scores 10 unanswered runs to beat Schuyler County on the diamond, and Macomb cross country dominates in its back yard. More>>

QND Football: Raiders open with Top 5 showdown Video included

QND head coach Bill Connell hopes to "earn respect" with a trip reigning Class 4A semifinalist Rockford Lutheran on Friday night. QND head coach Bill Connell hopes to "earn respect" with a trip reigning Class 4A semifinalist Rockford Lutheran on Friday night.

If there's one thing Quincy Notre Dame football coach Bill Connell won't shy away from - it's a challenge. His Raider teams perennially play a difficult schedule and this year is no different, beginning with Friday's visit to Rockford Lutheran. More>>

On the Sidelines: WIU begins fall crusade with Valpo in season opener Video included

Western Illinois will kick off the 2014 season against Valparaiso on Thursday night at Hanson Field. Western Illinois will kick off the 2014 season against Valparaiso on Thursday night at Hanson Field.

Four weeks of preseason camp has come to an end. Come Thursday night the Western Illinois football team will get their first crack at showcasing a new and improved group against visiting Valparaiso. More>>

Off and Running: Monroe City turns page after impressive debut Video included

The Monroe City Panthers hope to build off of Friday's impressive season opening win over Clark County, with the next challenge coming right away in a week two road trip to Macon. The Monroe City Panthers hope to build off of Friday's impressive season opening win over Clark County, with the next challenge coming right away in a week two road trip to Macon.

The Monroe City Panthers hope to build off of Friday's impressive season opening win over Clark County, with the next challenge coming right away in a week two road trip to Macon. More>>

Offensive Nucleus: Anders carries franchise role for Raiders attack Video included

Following a 1,500 yard junior campaign, Anders is once again the clear centerpiece of an offense that will rely on his big time production throughout the season. Following a 1,500 yard junior campaign, Anders is once again the clear centerpiece of an offense that will rely on his big time production throughout the season.

Quincy Notre Dame running back Daylin Anders burst onto the scene last year with a 1,500 yard season and returns to the Raider backfield prepared to shoulder the load as the centerpiece of a program in search of its 12th consecutive playoff appearance. More>>

Friday Night Football - Week 1 Video included

Macon blanks Palmyra, Monroe City takes down Clark County, Brookfield handles South Shelby, Bowling Green beats rival Louisiana, Mark Twain pushes state ranked Westran to the limit, and Van-Far shuts out North Shelby. More>>

C-SC Football: Much needed stability to drive Wildcats this fall Video included

Culver-Stockton returns 18 starters, nine on offense and nine on defense, in hopes of its first winning season since 2001. Culver-Stockton returns 18 starters, nine on offense and nine on defense, in hopes of its first winning season since 2001.

For the first time in now his fourth season as the leader of the Culver-Stockton football program Jeff Duvendeck has stability. He's no longer relying heavily on young players, and more importantly, players without experience. More>>

GRIDIRON PREVIEW: Simonson returns to coach Sangamo bound Pittsfield Video included

Former Saukee head coach Curt Simonson has returned to the sidelines to start the program's first season in the Sangamo Conference. Former Saukee head coach Curt Simonson has returned to the sidelines to start the program's first season in the Sangamo Conference.

The landscape of Pittsfield football has changed dramatically, where former Saukee head coach Curt Simonson returns to the sidelines to start the program's first season in the Sangamo Conference. More>>

GRIDIRON PREVIEW: Battled tested West Hancock determined to bounce back Video included

The Titans had seven underclassmen start on both side of the ball in 2013. The Titans had seven underclassmen start on both side of the ball in 2013.

It's no longer a time for transition at West Hancock where Travis Cook takes the sidelines for his second season as head coach with a team that brings back a majority of its starting line-up and an imposing physical presence. More>>

GRIDIRON PREVIEW: Bushnell and West Prairie join forces as the Sparclones Video included

Bushnell-West Prairie head coach Roy Gully III looks on at practice in Sciota as his team gears up for the first season under a new co-op. Bushnell-West Prairie head coach Roy Gully III looks on at practice in Sciota as his team gears up for the first season under a new co-op.

The Bushnell and West Prairie programs inked a co-op deal this off-season, along with a unique mascot combining the Spartans and Cyclones into the Sparclones, beginning a new chapter of football between two schools in search of success. More>>

GRIDIRON PREVIEW: Clark County looks to 'Trump' the competition Video included

Clark County is banking on experience to try and rebound from a 5-6 season a year ago. Clark County is banking on experience to try and rebound from a 5-6 season a year ago.

With plenty of graduation in the Clarence Cannon Conference there's only a few teams that have experience on this year's roster. One of those is Clark County who's mission is to climb to the top with more than a dozen players who are game ready.

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