Blue Devil Alumni
Part of the 1968-69 Quincy High School boys basketball team Sherrill Hanks referred to as the “skinny runts,” Jeff Stollberg was the leading scorer at 15.1 points per game for a group that climbed to No. 1 in the state by midseason.
The Blue Devils won 15 of their first 16 games, finished the season 25-6 and made a Sweet 16 appearance. Stollberg was the team MVP, received special mention all-state and set the school record for free throw percentage at 86.7 percent.
As a junior, he helped the Blue Devils go 22-9 and reach the Sweet 16. Basketball wasn’t Stollberg’s only passion. He earned two letters in track, setting the school record in the high hurdles at 14.6 seconds as a senior.
Stollberg competed in both sports in college where he was an NAIA honorable mention All-American at Culver-Stockton College when he averaged 19.5 points per game and was ranked sixth all-time in scoring when he graduated. As a senior, he ranked third in the nation in free throw percentage at 87.5 percent.
In track, he set C-SC records in the 120-yard high hurdles and the 400 high hurdles. Stollberg is currently a counselor at Quincy High School. He and his wife, Amy, have three daughters — Ashley, Emily and Erika.
2010 Inducted into the Blue Devil Hall Of Fame.