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 Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.

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