Another one-possession loss sinks QND, eliminates any chance of playoff push

The Quincy Notre Dame football team engineers a running play during Friday night's game against Columbia (Mo.) Father Tolton at Advance Physical Therapy Field. | Ron Kinscherf photo

QUINCY — Mistakes and missed opportunities will haunt the Quincy Notre Dame football team. The Raiders saw their playoff hopes evaporate Friday night when Columbia (Mo.) Father Tolton scored three touchdowns in a six-minute stretch overlapping the third and fourth quarters to erase a 12-point deficit and post a 35-28 victory at Advance Physical Therapy…

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Quincy Shootout: Mosser’s sizzling shooting carries Millard North past Father Tolton

Father Tolton's Evens Appolon, right, looks to make a move toward the basket against Millard North's Derek Rollins during Saturday's game in the Quincy Shootout at Blue Devil Gym. | Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — The Millard North boys basketball players didn’t overcomplicate things. When Neal Mosser got in a groove, they fed him the ball. The junior shooting guard knocked down five of the Mustangs’ eight 3-pointers in the first half of Saturday’s game against Columbia (Mo.) Father Tolton in the Quincy Shootout at Blue Devil Gym.…

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Defensive traction not enough to turn tide in QND’s favor in setback against Father Tolton

Father Tolton forward Evens Appolon, left, blocks the shot of Quincy Notre Dame guard Charlie Lavery during Friday night's game in the Quincy Shootout at The Pit. | Photo courtesy Max Bennett

QUINCY — The traction gained repeatedly on defense didn’t translate to offensive efficiency, handcuffing the Quincy Notre Dame boys basketball team in its comeback effort Friday night. Despite holding Columbia (Mo.) Father Tolton to a pair of fourth-quarter field goals, the Raiders managed just three field goals themselves, resulting in a 49-41 loss in the…

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