I never thought about men's vs. women's basketball until last week when a video was taken comparing the men's workout facility compared to the women's. That got me thinking about the difference in high school sports and I have a question, why don't the Girls Blue Devil Basketball team play in Blue Devil Gym?
The year was 1981. Nationally, Jimmy Carter left the presidency. Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States in January of that year. The Iran Hostage crisis finally came to an end. Locally, the Quincy Senior High School Basketball Blue Devils captured the Illinois State 2A Championship with a win over Proviso East High School and the Liberty Eagles took 4th place after losing to Cairo in Champaign in the Class 1A Basketball Tournament.
A few weeks ago we embarked on a hugely unscientific journey to find the absolute most beloved high school mascot in our area. For our purposes, “our area” included…literally anybody that stumbled upon the post. Anyway, more than 3,000 people joined in on the fun and cast more than 20,000 votes.
In October, the Quincy Blue Devils played the Quincy Notre Dame Raiders in football for the first time in 30 years. It hasn't quite been that long since the boys' basketball teams for the schools have played one another, but it's been a while. The Blue Devils and Raiders will meet up for the first time since 2008 on Saturday. Who do you think will win the game?
There have been some pretty big football games over the past few seasons. In 2012 Quincy made a visit to Hannibal. That was a crazy night. There crowd was huge. The weather was terrible. Everyone got soaked, but they saw a great game. Quincy Notre Dame and Hannibal had played one another up until this season, and those games were also always packed. For this season, it's hard to imagine a game tha
I have never met Luke Guthrie but I feel like he's one of us simply by being from Quincy. This young man came from behind yesterday to win the Web.com Tour's WNB Golf Classic in Midland, Texas. He was 5 shots back when play started yesterday and he made up the difference and then some after firing a 6 under par 66 in the final round.