Follow local prep football, basketball games on Twitter


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Posted Online: Nov. 22, 2012, 7:20 pm
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Marc Nesseler, nesseler@qconline.com
You can follow the Quad-Cities sports teams on Twitter today!

For both the Class 4A football title game between Alleman and Rochester and the Class 2A football title game between Mercer County and Belleville Althoff, follow @danmak57

For today's high-school basketball tournaments, here's your Twitter key:
@Ness_DA for the Galesburg Tournament (Moline at 10 a.m. and 8:15 p.m.; UTHS at 11:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.)
@SteveTappa_DA for the Rock Island Tournament (Noon & 7:30 p.m. RI games)
@DanTomlin for the Geneseo Tournament (Alleman at noon, Geneseo at 8 p.m.)
@ASando for the Orion Tournament (Games 4 to 8:30 p.m.)



















 



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