Quincy had a brush with rock and roll greatness way back in 1981. A young English band played what was then Quincy College. You might remember them as they became somewhat popular a few years later. They were Def Leppard.
Twenty-nine years ago yesterday, yours truly was on the road heading for Cape Girardeau, Missouri to broadcast a Quincy College-Southeast Missouri State University basketball game. I usually didn’t get too nervous going to ballgames, but this time I had a reason to be on edge because this was the predicted day of an earthquake for that area.
It is always good when you get a chance to report positive news especially when it involves a local person doing well. Such is the case for Cheri Preston of Quincy. Cheri is an award-winning broadcaster who has been anchoring ABC Radio’s mid-day hourly news and bottom-of-the hour updates on radio stations all across the country. Just last week, Cheri was promoted to the main anchor position for A
Forty-three years is a long time to do something, especially when you do it well for all those years. Such is the case with Jack Mackenzie. Jack Mackenzie announced his retirement as head coach of the Quincy University Soccer Hawks yesterday at a news conference on the Q.U. Campus.