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Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament
Mercer County 49, West Prairie 39: Kristen Heath's game-high 17 points provided the spark the Golden Eagles needed in their Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament victory at Aledo. Bridget Anderson and Michaela Baker each added 13 points for Mercer County (6-17), which led 28-15 at halftime. The Golden Eagles meet ROWVA in the consolation semifinals tonight at 7:30 p.m. at United.

Galva 38, United 28: The Wildcats moved into the LTC consolation semifinals with the double-digit home win. Alex Strom paced Galva with a game-high 15 points, with seven coming in the second quarter. The Wildcats meet Ridgewood at United tonight at 6.

ROWVA 57, Princeville 42: Haylee Swanson tallied 21 points to push the Tigers into the consolation semifinals.

Prep wrestling
Sherrard wins twice: The Sherrard Tigers secured victories over West Carroll (37-36) and Sterling Newman (49-27) at the West Carroll Triangular. Jacob Hast (120 pounds) and Sam Ryner (132/138) picked up two non-forfeit victories. Hunter Spengler (106), Chance Teel (113), Zach Gustafson (170), Sam Congdon (182), Jon Stoops (195) and Ben Corlett (285) also had two wins.

Prep girls' bowling
Rock Island 2485, Abingdon 2153: Rocky freshman Samantha Roberge continued her hot streak, leading the team with a 581, after having a career-high 610 against Moline the night before, Roberge had a single-game high of 210. Rock Island's Assia Filali finished with a 543 series.

QC college women basketball
Augustana 69, Millikin 55: Molly Etheridge scored a season-high 27 points, Gianna Pecora added 19 and Amy Hicks 10 as those three starters totalled 56 points to outscore the hosting Big Blue on their own. Pecora hit four 3-pointers and Etheridge nailed three treys as Augie (6-9, 2-3 CCIW) won for just the second time on the road this season. Millikin (5-10, 0-5 CCIW), led by Jasmine Johnson's 13 points, shot just 29-percent from the field for the game.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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