2012-13 Dispatch/Argus Metro Wrestling All-Star team


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Wrestler of the Year B.J. McGhee
Rock Island, 120 pounds, Sr.:
Class 2A state champion finished with a 45-1 record; regional champ and All-Western Big 6 Conference first-team selection; career record of 154-11 and the 22nd state champion in school history; helped Rocks win third consecutive Big 6 title; finished season ranked 16th nationally by InterMat.

First team Lane Akre
Geneseo, 195 pounds, So.:
Regional runner-up; 20-21 record.

Michael Cole
Rock Island, 170 pounds, Sr.:
2A fifth place; All-Big 6; 36-9 record.

Tyler Dehaven
Rock Island, 126 pounds, Jr.:
2A regional champ; All-Big 6; 37-10 record.

Hunter Grau
Geneseo, 120 pounds, Fr.:
2A state qualifier; 40-13 record.

Trenton Jackson
Moline, 106 pounds, Fr.:
All-Big 6 honorable mention; 23-20 record.

Adarios Jones
Moline, 285 pounds, Jr.:
3A third place; regional champ; All-Big 6; 47-4 record.

Mitch Miller
Geneseo, 182 pounds, Sr.:
2A regional champ; 19-10 record.

Brandon Mizlo
Geneseo, 170 pounds, Sr.:
2A sixth place; NIB12 champ; 40-9 record.

Markus Murphy
United Township, 170 pounds, Sr.:
2A state runner-up; regional and sectional champ; All-Big 6; 29-6 record.

Jean-Louis Sawadago
Rock Island, 145 pounds, Jr.:
2A state qualifier; All-Big 6; 33-7 record.

Tanner Schuldt
United Township, 152 pounds, Sr.:
2A fourth place; regional champ; All-Big 6; 32-8 record.

Jeronnie Steward
United Township, 113 pounds, Jr.:
2A sixth place; All-Big 6; 39-8 record.

Devin Syler
Rock Island, 138 pounds, Sr.:
All-Big 6; 34-10 record.

Deryck Wessels
United Township, 160 pounds, Sr.:
Regional champ; All-Big 6; 28-10 record.

Ben West
Alleman, 220 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifier; regional champ; All-Big 6; 33-5 record.

Sean Wetherell
Alleman, 170 pounds, Sr.:
1A state qualifer; regional champ; All-Big 6; 28-5 record.

Chase Wiggins
Rock Island, 132 pounds, Sr.
: 2A state qualifer; regional and sectional champ; All-Big 6; 35-8 record.

Honorable mention Alleman: Connor Doak, Max Rocha;Geneseo: Jarred Bruce, Josiah Cropp, Joey Medina, Cam Panicucci, Ryan Pitra, Nick Verbeck, Jon Warner;Moline: Zack Fowler, Caleb Schnell, Daniel Terronez, Austin Vanscoy;Rock Island: Keith Lawrence, Nick Niles;United Township: Marques Harrison.



















 



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  Today is Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.




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