Q-C Sports Shorts from Nov. 27


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Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 11:33 pm
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Prep girls' basketball
Rock Island 67, Sterling 52:The Rocks (5-0) got up by 10 after three quarters and cruised home to the non-conference victory. Shavonne Brewer continued her hot start, dumping in 16, while Mercedes Jackson added a dozen and Carlee Hoover added 8. Brewer and Hoover knocked down a pair of 3s.

United Township 49, Davenport Central 23: Katie Daggett (18) and Jen VanWatermeulen (13) both hit double figures in points, and United Township (4-3) had 10 players score in their crossriver blowout over Central (0-1). The Panthers jumped to a 26-10 halftime lead, and allowed the hosts just seven baskets overall.

Prep boys' basketball
Monmouth-Roseville 81, Mercer Co. 41:
The Titans took it to the Golden Eagles Tuesday as Liam Merritt ended with 15 points and both Trayvon Smith and Connor Gillen dropped in 10 points for Mon-Rose. Brandon Butcher scored 14 for MC, but the Titans nearly doubled up the Eagles behind scoring from every player on Mon-Rose's roster.

Riverdale 73, Morrison 42: The blowouts continued with the Rams cleaning things up behind Jared Richmond's 19 points. Mitchell Sand knocked down four 3s to end with 13 while Drew Beale and Cole Solomon each added a dozen. Alexander Volchmann was the high scorer for the Mustangs with 13.

Prophetstown 58, Bureau Valley 55 (OT): Ethan Howard (14 points) and Devin Johnson (13 points) combined to score 10 of the Prophets' 12 points in overtime. Zach Inskeep (12 points) and Carter Ames (11 points) also scored in double figures for Prophetstown (3-2, 1-0) in the Three Rivers Conference opener for both teams.

Prep wrestling
Riverdale 54, Orion 23:
The squads evenly split the eight bouts decided on the mat, with all four of Riverdale's wins coming by pin. John Stickler (120), Lohman (160), Terry White (182) and Nathan Rocker (195) scored the sticks for the Rams. Orion, which forfeited five weights, and received a double forfeit in another, countered with pins by Jacob DeVolder (126), Mike Dierikx (132) and Long (138), plus got a technical fall from Joe DeVolder (152).

Sherrard 57, Fulton 16: Four pins and five forfeits led to the Tigers' romp. Chance Teal (113), Nathan Miller (145), Dylan Mizaur (152) and Ben Corlett (285) registered the sticks for Sherrard. Ethan Jones (132) had the only fall for Fulton.

















 



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  Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: After Sept. 1, every small box of matches will be required to have a 3 cent duty Lincoln stamp on it, and every large box will be one cent for every 100 matches.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Capt. Clark Means, new darkhorse twirler for the ARGUS staff, was in great form in his initial contest as a mound laborer. The result was that THE ARGUS trimmed the Union 6-5.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Hunter and Humprey Moody, young Decatur, Ill, brothers, lack only a few hours of establishing a new world light plane endurance record.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Gates of the 110th annual Mercer County Fair swing open tonight at Aledo for a full week of day and night activity. More that $36,000 will be paid in premiums and race purses.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The baseball field carved out of the cornfield near Dyersville, Iowa, continues to keep dreams alive for hundreds of visitors. Tourists from 26 state and France have visited Dan Lansing's farm to see the baseball diamond seen in the hit movie "Field of Dreams."






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