Sports' top hits for the week


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Posted Online: Jan. 13, 2013, 7:45 pm
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Marc Nesseler, nesseler@qconline.com
According to the number of clickthroughs on QCOnline.com, these were the most popular sports stories for the past week:

1. 'Woods to be named new Moline football coach, pending board approval': Matt Woods, a Moline assistant football coach and former Alleman standout, will be recommended as the Maroons new football coach.

2. 'Rocks triple their fun in rout of Moline': Trae and Trey, Babers and Sigel, combined for eight 3-pointers in a 30-point win for the Rocks over the Maroons.

3. 'Dispatch/Argus restling photo makes some 'Headlines'': A photo of a Moline wrestler that looked as if he had three arms makes it on the Jay Leno Show.

4. 'Wrestling is music to Jackson's ears': Rock Island's Marcus Jackson not only is a top-notch wrestler but he's also a top-notch singer in the Rocky choir.

5. 'Prep wrestling leaderboard': Wrestling beat writer Daniel Makarewicz's feature is always a hit.

6. 'Rock Island sweeps first Q-C hoops polls of season': Rock Island's boys' and girls' teams are ranked No. 1 in the first 2013 media poll compiled by the Dispatch/Argus.

7. 'Geneseo Invitational strength is better than ever': Geneseo coach John Murray discusses the annual mat biggie.

8. 'Orion grad Williams set to have knee surgeries': The basketball season is over at Loyola for former Charger standout Tanner Williams.

9. 'Flock fails to make move': With a 3-2 loss to Arizona, the Quad City Mallards miss their chance to leapfrog Arizona in the CHL standings.

10. 'Rockridge regains touch, rolls past Alleman': The Rockets rout the Pioneers in a nonconference game in Edgington.

















 




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1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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