With the assistance of sponsorship from The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, Alleman's IHSA Class 4A football semifinal game at Evergreen Park Saturday evening will be broadcast on the radio and on the Internet.
Aledo radio station WRMJ will carry the game both on the radio (FM 102.3) and on a live Internet stream (wrmj.com). Kickoff from the Chicago suburb is 6 p.m. with Jim Taylor and Bill Horrell on the call beginning at 5:30 p.m. Dispatch/Argus sportswriter and Alleman beat writer Daniel Makarewicz will do pregame and halftime interviews.
Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians. 1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park. 1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.