Author Archives: Shane Hulsey

Transfer wide receiver feeling right at home at QU

By Shane Hulsey Brandon Gaston hasn’t had any trouble fitting in at his new school. That’s because he can fit in anywhere. “I really haven’t had a hard time here, honestly,” Gaston said. “I’m the type of person that’s open to everything. I’m not really a closed person. I was open to all my teammates when I first came here,

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QU Football Preview: Preparations intensify as first game approaches

By Shane Hulsey Energy. Kinetic, molecular, chemical, whatever kind of energy it was, it was on full display at Quincy University’s football practice this week. Things were moving. Things were fast. Music was blaring. Coaches were running from drill to drill. Players were sprinting, trying to beat them. In live drills, the offense was moving at breakneck speed. Quarterbacks barked

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Semper Fi. I do.

By Shane Hulsey This time last year, Zach Cookson had plans to join the Quincy University lacrosse team in Spring 2020. Cookson has more important business to take care of now. Cookson left in August to start his training for the Marine Corps. And he’s getting married…date TBD. Cookson proposed to Emma Hoyt, his girlfriend of nearly four years, on

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Pitch perfect: Jay Hammel’s mental side

By Shane Hulsey “Baseball is 90 percent mental, the other half physical.” Out of all his iconic Yogi-isms, the late Yogi Berra probably hit the nail squarest on the head with this one. Baseball is a mentally tiring game, and it can, and will, wear out players more mentally than physically. Every pitcher has a different mental approach, and that’s

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