Crim: Lepper epitomizes Hall of Fame tenacity and Hall of Fame personality

Tom Lepper, a 1992 Quincy High School graduate and a 1996 Quincy University graduate, was inducted into the QU Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday. | Photo courtesy QU Athletics

QUINCY — The one thing Tom Lepper promised ahead of his acceptance speech after being inducted into the Quincy University Sports Hall of Fame was that it would be brief. “I’m not a guy that tries to draw attention to himself, you know,” said the man who never openly sought the spotlight but couldn’t escape…

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2023 Quincy Notre Dame Hall of Fame inductee: Tom VanderBor

Tom VanderBor has been a teacher at Quincy Notre Dame and a youth basketball coach since 1991. | Photo courtesy QND Hall of Fame

Editor’s Note: Quincy Notre Dame will hold its Hall of Fame induction ceremony at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday between games of the 2023 QND Tip-Off Tourney at The Pit. Below is the biography used by the QND Hall of Fame committee to honor one of this year’s inductees. QUINCY — When Tom VanderBor came to Quincy…

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2023 Quincy Notre Dame Hall of Fame inductee: Rachel Stuckman

Rachel (Powers) Stuckman was a two-time state golf medalist at Quincy Notre Dame. | Photo courtesy QND Hall of Fame

Editor’s Note: Quincy Notre Dame will hold its Hall of Fame induction ceremony at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday between games of the 2023 QND Tip-Off Tourney at The Pit. Below is the biography used by the QND Hall of Fame committee to honor one of this year’s inductees. QUINCY — Rachel (Powers) Stuckman, a 2010 graduate,…

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2023 Quincy High School Hall of Fame inductee: Tony Carnivale

Tony Carnivale was a three-time state medalist for the Quincy High School boys golf team. | Photo courtesy QHS Hall of Fame

Editor’s Note: Quincy High School will hold its Hall of Fame induction ceremony at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday between games of the 52nd QHS Thanksgiving Tournament at Blue Devil Gym. Below is the biography used by the QHS Hall of Fame committee to honor one of this year’s inductees. QUINCY — Tony Carnivale is in select…

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2023 Quincy Notre Dame Hall of Fame inductee: 2004 football team

The 2004 Quincy Notre Dame football team reached the Class 4A state semifinals. | Photo courtesy QND Hall of Fame

Editor’s Note: Quincy Notre Dame will hold its Hall of Fame induction ceremony at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday between games of the 2023 QND Tip-Off Tourney at The Pit. Below is the biography used by the QND Hall of Fame committee to honor one of this year’s inductees. QUINCY — The 2004 Quincy Notre Dame football…

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2023 Quincy High School Hall of Fame inductee: Chris Adams

Chris Adams was a two-sport standout at Quincy High School and a track standout at Western Illinois University. | Photo courtesy QHS Hall of Fame

Editor’s Note: Quincy High School will hold its Hall of Fame induction ceremony at approximately 6:30 p.m. Saturday between games of the 52nd QHS Thanksgiving Tournament at Blue Devil Gym. Below is the biography used by the QHS Hall of Fame committee to honor one of this year’s inductees. QUINCY — Speed set Chris Adams apart.…

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