Schisler turns in another solid start, Loos takes over league homer lead as Gems cut magic number to three

Jake Schisler | Photo courtesy of Quincy Gems

QUINCY — The Quincy Gems’ magic number for clinching the second-half title in the Great River Division is now at three after Monday night’s 8-4 victory over the Alton River Dragons in a Prospect League game at QU Stadium. The Gems (29-24, 16-9 second half) are in first place in the Great River Division, 2½…

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Schisler turns in best start of season for Gems, who knock off Prospect League’s top team

Jake Schisler | Photo courtesy of Quincy Gems

QUINCY — Jake Schisler turned in the best starting pitching performance of the summer for the Quincy Gems, allowing one hit, one walk and one unearned run in six innings in a 4-3 victory over the Cape Catfish on Sunday night in a Prospect League game at QU Stadium. The Catfish, the Prospect’s League’s best…

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Raiders’ Schisler earns all-state plaudits, joined by Saukees’ Allen and Hornets’ Wort

Quincy Notre Dame right-hander Jake Schisler went 8-1 this spring while also hitting .440 as the Raiders' leadoff man, earning Class 2A first-team honors. | Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — Missouri S&T pitching coach Shane Herschelman made Quincy Notre Dame right-hander Jake Schisler a recruiting priority last year, liking the way Schisler attacked hitters and how his pitches had natural movement. After the spring Schisler had, Miners head coach Todd DeGraffenreid might have to consider using Schisler as a two-way talent. Schisler was…

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For love of the game: Raiders’ year-round passion for baseball leads to unparalleled success

Quincy Notre Dame senior co-captains Jake Schisler, left, and Dalton Miller, smile as they get ready to accept the Class 2A sectional championship plaque. | Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — At the most elemental level, it’s a warehouse. The building has been remodeled and retrofitted to be a baseball haven, but the brick exterior, the large, garage-style doors and the location close to the Mississippi River suggest it once was used for storage, construction or manufacturing. The Quincy Notre Dame baseball players embrace…

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