Dearrel Bates Mississippi River Shootout

Posted Online: Jan. 02, 2013, 7:36 pm
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Marc Nesseler,
Saturday at Black Hawk College
10 a.m.: Rockridge vs. Davenport North
11:30 a.m.: Alleman vs. Davenport West
1 p.m.: Sherrard vs. Davenport Central
2:30 p.m.: Moline vs. Bettendorf
4 p.m.: Orion vs. North Scott
5:30 p.m.: United Township vs. Pleasant Valley
7 p.m.: Rock Island vs. Davenport Assumption

Note: Illinois leads Iowa 7-0-1 in the history of the Shootout. Shootout records of teams in the field: Sherrard 1-0, Rock Island 6-1, Assumption 6-2, Moline 6-2, West 4-3, Alleman 2-1, Rockridge 2-1, Orion 3-3, UTHS 2-5, Bettendorf 2-6, Central 1-5, North 0-8, PV 0-1.


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  Today is Wednesday, April 16, the 106th day of 2014. There are 259 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Yesterday some bold thief stole a full bolt of calico from a box in front of Wadsworth's store, where it was on exhibition.
1889 -- 125 years ago: A team belonging to Peter Priese got away from its driver and made a mad run across the Rock Island Bridge. The driver was thrown from his seat but not hurt.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Carlton Taylor was appointed district deputy grand master for the 14th
Masonic District of Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Moline's million dollar municipal airport was dedicated to air transportation and the national defense by Lt. Gov. John Stelle.
1964 -- 50 years ago: THE ARGUS will be election headquarters for Rock Island County tomorrow night, and the public is invited to watch the operation. The closing of the polls at 6 p.m. will mark the start of open house in the newsroom. Visitors will see staff members receiving, tabulating and posting returns.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Few bricks actually tumbled, but no one seemed to mind as about 1,000 people gathered to celebrate the formal start of demolition at the site of a downtown civic center.

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