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 Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.




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