Second-set fight not enough for Blue Devils to knock off top-seeded Tigers in regional opener

Quincy High School's Kaley Summers, right, attempts to block a shot by Edwardsville's Addie Reader during Tuesday night's regional semifinal at Alton High School. | Photo courtesy Billy Woods, Edwardsville Intelligencer

GODFREY, Ill. —  Shelby Lee’s second block of the night came at the right time for the Edwardsville volleyball team.  The junior hitter rose high for a block to break a tie between top-seeded Edwardsville and seventh-seeded Quincy late in the second set Tuesday. On the next point, the Tigers wrapped up a 25-17, 25-23…

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Tigers rally from three-run deficit to end Blue Devils’ season in regional semifinals

Quincy High School right-hander Brady Lowe delivers a pitch during Wednesday's Class 4A regional semifinal against Edwardsville at Tom Pile Field in Edwardsville, Ill. | Photo courtesy Billy Woods, Edwardsville Intelligencer

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. — The Edwardsville baseball team started this postseason how it ended last season. Winning in comeback fashion. The defending Class 4A state champion faced a 3-0 deficit to Quincy High School before coming from behind for a 6-4 victory in the Class 4A Edwardsville Regional semifinals on Wednesday at Tom Pile Field.  “Everyone’s…

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Edwardsville’s goal in final minute results in heart-breaking loss for QHS girls soccer team

Quincy High School defender Anna Morrison, left, knocks the ball away from the pressure of Edwardsville's Olivia Baca during Friday night's Class 3A regional championship at Flinn Stadium. | Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — Travis Dinkheller offered all he could. A hug. A pat on the back. An “I love you” to his players. Those things matter in due time. In the moment, it’s difficult to see past the tears of a season-ending loss, especially one that happened in such heart-breaking fashion. The Quincy High School girls…

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Photo gallery: QHS girls soccer team’s season ends with loss to Edwardsville

Quincy High School girls soccer coach Travis Dinkheller, right, tries to console his players following Friday night's 2-1 loss to Edwardsville in the Class 3A regional championship game at Flinn Stadium. | Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — The effort was commendable, especially the manner in which the Quincy High School girls soccer team locked down defensively on Edwardsville in the second half of Friday night’s Class 3A regional championship at Flinn Stadium. However, the Tigers scored with 29.5 seconds remaining in regulation to earn a 2-1 victory and end the…

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Edwardsville’s powerful lineup knocks QHS baseball team out in regional championship game

Quincy High School's Connor Schwindeler reacts to a play during the Class 4A Alton Regional championship game against Edwardsville. | Photo courtesy Matt Kamp

ALTON, Ill. — Powered by the top three hitters in its lineup, the Edwardsville baseball team outmuscled Quincy High School in Saturday’s Class 4A Alton Regional championship. Grant Huebner, Spencer Stearns and Riley Iffrig went a combined 8 for 11 with two home runs, three doubles and six RBIs to send the top-seeded Tigers to…

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Second-half goal pushes Edwardsville past Quincy in Class 3A regional semifinals

Quincy High School junior Anna Morrison, right, pushes the ball forward against Edwardsville during Tuesday's Class 3A Collinsville Regional semifinal at Kahok Stadium. Photo courtesy Matt Kamp

COLLINSVILLE, Ill. — As the scoring chances continued to pile up despite no change in the scoreboard, Edwardsville freshman Mea Hook said the team wasn’t panicking. “It wasn’t frustrating. We weren’t mad about it. It was more aggravating,” Hook said. The aggravation turned to celebration when Hook scored the game’s lone goal in the 53rd…

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SuperFan Shootout: Edwardsville pulls away from QND in fourth quarter in showdown of two girls basketball dynasties

Edwardsville's Elle Evans, left, tries to take away the passing lane from Quincy Notre Dame's Abbey Schreacke during Saturday night's game in the SuperFan Shootout at The Pit. Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — Sydney Harris said she and her Edwardsville girls basketball teammates tend to struggle following a long bus ride. That haul from Madison County to Quincy, however, proved to be little or no problem when the Tigers outlasted Quincy Notre Dame 66-54 in Saturday night’s marquee matchup in the SuperFan Shootout at The Pit.…

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