The best way to forget about a disappointing loss at home on the prep gridiron is to go to work on the practice turf improving in all areas of the game that that stand in the way of your teams success. That's what the Quincy High football team is trying to do this week after falling to Moline last Friday at Flinn Memorial Stadium 48-25.
The setback in "The Gem City" dropped the Blue Devils record to (1-2) on the season overall and (0-1) In the Western Big 6 Conference. This week, for the second time this season, the "Blue and White" are scheduled to board the team bus on Friday and hit the road as they head to East Moline, Illinois. That's where QHS will face United Township in their second conference game of the season.
The Panthers of UT are now sporting a perfect (3-0) slate on the prep gridiron after beating the Maple Leafs of Geneseo on the road last week 22-17. Blue Devils starting quarterback Adon Byquist took timeout from drills earlier today to share a few thoughts on what he feels QHS needs to do to turn the page on last week's loss and prepare for the challenge ahead.
At Camp Point Central, Panthers fans are ready to welcome "The Sting Squad" back to Adams county this "Football Friday Night" for another WIVC battle on the prep gridiron. (3-0) Brown County and (3-0) Central are set to collide in Camp Point in what's expected to be a true "battle royale" on the gridiron with the Hornets defense trying to find a way to contain the Panthers offensive unit. Central head coach Brad Dixon guided the Panthers to a big 42-34 win last week, on the road, against the previously unbeaten Mustangs of Unity. Brown County, under the guidance of longtime head coach Tom Little, was also able to post a 14-9 victory on the road against the Trojans of Triopia.
The (10-0) Lady Raiders Of Quincy Notre dame will return to action on the prep volleyball court on Wednesday. QND will host Payson-Seymour at "The Pit" in a contest that's expected to be very spirited from the start. We'll check in with Lady Raiders head coach Courtney Kvitle for her insight on just how her squad is performing and working together as a team this season after winning the title game of the Lincoln Tournament last weekend.