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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 Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.

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