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Posted Online: Dec. 03, 2012, 10:34 pm
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Prep girls' basketball
Prophetstown 46, Fulton 18:
The Prophets continued their hot start with a Three Rivers Conference home win. Cassie Reiley (14 points) and Clare Kramer (10) each reached double figures for Prophetstown (8-1, 4-0), which received eight points from Corrie Reiley as well. Katherine Wayne led Fulton with six points.

Wethersfield 68, Mercer County 35: A trio of double-digit scores carried the Flying Geese to the Lincoln Trail Conference win in Aledo. Sarah Hansen (18 points), Aly Eastman (16) and Kodi Hammer (10) provided the offense for Wethersfield. Kristin Heath's 11 points and 10 from Michael Baker paced the Golden Eagles.

Annawan 64, United 28: Celina VanHyfte's game-high 27 points helped the Bravettes continue their undefeated start with a Lincoln Trail Conference win in Monmouth. Maddie Jackson added 11 points in the victory. Cassie Ellison tallied a team-high six points for the Red Storm.

Quincy 50, Monmouth-Roseville 25: The Titans trailed by 11 at halftime, but a scoreless third quarter was their downfall in a nonconference home loss. Destiny Smith's seven points led Monmouth-Roseville, which received four points apiece from Emily Lovdahl, Natalie Baber and Haley Johnston.

ROWVA 50, Ridgewood 49: A back-and-forth Lincoln Trail Conference contest went against the Spartans in Oneida. The difference was the Tigers' 10-8 advantage in the fourth quarter, turning a 41-40 deficit into the win. Ashley Collins led all Ridgewood scorers with 13 points. Jasmine Jefko (12 points) and Sabrina Medley (11) both reached double figures for the Spartans as well.

Prep wrestling
Monmouth-Roseville wins twice:
The Titans earned home victories over Midwest Central (45-33) and Peoria Heights (60-21). Buddy Wilbanks (106 pounds), Chuck Jacobson (120), Kaleb Carlson (145), Logan Millizer (182), Caine Cokel (220) and Shain Johnson (285) all had two wins for Monmouth-Roseville.

Q-C college men's basketball
Black Hawk 72, St. Ambrose JV 64:
Sophomore and Alleman graduate Austin Long had a game-high 13 points — including three 3-pointers — and Orion product Danny DeBacker added another 12 points for the Braves. Geneseo product Jared Kuben scored 10 points for Black Hawk. Adam Koncel's 14 points paced SAU.

Q-C college awards
Trio of Bees earn conference awards: St. Ambrose senior guard and 2009 Moline graduate Justin Blondell was named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Player of the Week after averaging 19.0 points in three games. Raimon Clay, a 2011 United Township graduate, was named the league's runner of the week for men's indoor track. Clay won the 55-meter dash (6.54 seconds) and finished third in the 200-meter dash 23.20 at the Frigid Bee Invite, hosted by St. Ambrose. Wes Vaden earned the award for men's indoor field. Vaden picked up this year's inaugural award by winning the weight throw and placing second in the shot put at the Frigid Bee Invite. His toss of 49-feet earned the weight throw crown, while his shot put of 47-2.25 was good enough for second.

Q-C college football
Viking seniors to compete in post-season all-star contests:
Five Augustana seniors will participate in all-star contests in the coming weeks. Arnie Fitzwater will be participating in the D3 Senior Classic in Salem, Va., on Friday. Rob Mago will play in the National Bowl in Allentown, Pa., on Sunday.

Mago, Joe Spindler, Brett McWilliams and Shane Holl will play in theTazón de Estrellas in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Dec. 15.


Local events heading

  Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.

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