Trail Blazers’ season ends in unfamiliar territory with loss in Region 24 quarterfinals

John Wood Community College men's basketball coach Brad Hoyt and the Trail Blazers had their season end Wednesday night with a 93-86 loss to Spoon River in the Region 24 Tournament quarterfinals. | Matt Schuckman photo

CANTON, Ill. — The dark ride home gave John Wood Community College men’s basketball Brad Hoyt to accept there will be no tomorrow, at least not for this year’s team. “The reality has sunk in,” Hoyt said. “You get spoiled.” For the first time in six years, the Trail Blazers won’t play for the Region…

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Slow start, Little’s injury lead to loss for JWCC women in league opener

John Wood Community College's Lenlee Klusman, left, navigates her way around Spoon Rivers's Taylor Stockham after grabbing a rebound during Wednesday night's game at the Student Activity Center. Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — Spoon River College’s game-opening 3-point barrage proved to be a challenge for the John Wood Community College women’s basketball team to overcome. So did losing McKenna Little to an ankle injury. The Snappers jumped out to a 9-2 lead Wednesday night in the Mid-West Athletic Conference game at the Student Activity Center by…

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