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 Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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