Schisler makes jump from QND to Prospect League; loss to Alton gives Gems worst record

Joe Huffman | Photo courtesy of Quincy Gems

ALTON — Recent Quincy Notre Dame graduate Jake Schisler allowed four runs in five innings and took the loss in his first start for the Quincy Gems in a 7-4 loss to the Alton River Dragons on Sunday in a Prospect League game at Lloyd Hopkins Field. The Gems (3-9) now have the worst record…

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Super duper: Hawks score six times in first inning to extinguish Timberwolves’ hope, advance to super regional

The Quincy University baseball players celebrate after the final out in Saturday's 9-0 victory over Northwood to advance to the NCAA Division II Midwest super regional. | Photo courtesy Denny Sinnock, QU athletics

QUINCY — Eight innings remained, but any hope Northwood had of stymying the steamroller better known as the Quincy University baseball team evaporated after a single frame. The Hawks weren’t surrendering a six-run lead. Not one game from reaching the super regional. Not with Jay Hammel in control on the mound. And certainly not at…

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Walk this way: Freshmen set stage for Hawks to stroll away as winners in GLVC tournament opener

MARION, Ill. — A glimpse at the future of the Quincy University baseball program enabled the present-day Hawks to see how to keep their championship aspirations on course. It takes patience and persistence. The two freshmen inserted into the starting lineup — Joe Huffman started just three games in the last month and Ben Dahlof…

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