Q-C Sports Shorts from Nov. 20


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Posted Online: Nov. 21, 2012, 6:41 pm
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Prep girls' basketball
Prophetstown 65, Bureau Valley 14: Lady Prophets star Riley Walters equaled the Storm's offensive output in the Three Rivers Conference decision for the league co-champs. Corrie Riley chipped in 11 points for Prophetstown (4-1, 1-0), which led 46-0 by halftime and did not play any regulars after intermission.

Riverdale 53, Morrison 18: Elle May and Hannah Nimrick combined for 30 points, with May's game-high 17 nearly outscoring Morrison in Riverdale's successful Three Rivers Conference opener. The league's defending co-champs blew out to an 18-2 lead after the opening quarter.

ROWVA 53, Rockridge 46: Haylee Swanson's 16 points led three Tigers into double figures. A 17-6 second quarter was the difference. Miranda Potter led Rockridge with 13 points.

Erie 51, Monmouth United 38: Paige Rus had game-highs in points (23) and rebounds (7), plus Erie (5-0) held off a persistent 3-point attack by United (1-2). The Red Storm hit seven long balls, four by Cassandra Ellisom (17 points) and three by Andi Hendrix (14 points).

College men's basketball
Eureka 82, Monmouth 80:
A six-game Fighting Scots winning streak over their in-state rivals was halted on the road. Trailing 79-77 with 28 seconds left, freshman Jon Calhoun converted an old-fashioned 3-point play to give Monmouth a one-point lead. However, Eureka hit a game-winning triple in the final eight seconds.


















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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