Q-C Sports Shorts from Nov. 20


Share
Posted Online: Nov. 21, 2012, 6:41 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
Staff report, sports@qconline.com
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.


















 



Local events heading








  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








(More History)