2012-13 Dispatch-Argus Area Boys' Basketball All-Star team

Posted Online: March 24, 2013, 7:03 pm
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Player of the Year Ethan Happ
Rockridge, C, Jr.:
First team Associated Press and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-State (Class 2A)and first team All-West Central North; averaged 23.5 points and 10.5 rebounds with 2.5 blocked shots and 2.0 steals per game.

First team Carter Ames
Prophetstown, F, Sr.:
First team All-Three Rivers Conference and team's leading scorer at 14 points per game.

Tony Gripp
Annawan, G, Sr.:
First team All-Lincoln Trail Conference; averaged 12.5 points for Class 1A regional finalists.

Bryan Heath
Rockridge, G, So.:
Fourth team IBCA Class 2A All-State and first team All-WCC North; averaged 18 points, 5.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists.

Reece Hoxworth
Galva, F, Sr.:
Honorable mention IBCA Class 1A All-State and first team All-LTC; averaged 17 points and 6.5 rebounds.

Martel Hunter
Monmouth-Roseville, G, Jr.:
Second team AP and IBCA Class 2A All-State and first team All-WCC North; averaged 15 points, 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals.

Dayton Ince
Kewanee, G, Sr.:
Honorable mention IBCA Class 2A All-State and unanimous first team All-TRAC-9; averaged 17 points, 4 assists and 2 steals.

Dexter Ingels
Galva, G, Jr.:
Special mention IBCA Class 1A All-State, honorable mention AP 1A All-State and first team All-LTC averaged 20 points and 3 assists.

Kegan Jacobson
Wethersfield, F, Sr.:
Second team All-LTC pick; averaged 10 points and 8.5 rebounds.

Jacob Johnston
Erie, G/F, Sr.:
Second team IBCA and AP Class 1A All-State; TRAC-9 MVP (unanimous first-team pick), averaged 23 points, 9.5 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 blocks.

Trevor Lay
Wethersfield, G, Jr.:
Second team IBCA Class 1A All-State, honorable mention AP 1A All-State and first team All-LTC;averaged 21.5 points, 5 assists and 2 steals.

Tanner Matlick
Mercer County, F, Sr.:
First team All-LTC; averaged 14 points and 11 rebounds.

Elisha McCreary
Ridgewood, G, Sr.:
First team All-LTC; averaged team-best 15 points per game plus 3 steals.

Donovan Oliver
Kewanee, F, Fr.:
Special mention IBCA Class 2A All-State, honorable mention AP 2A All-State and second team All-TRAC-9; averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds.

Jared Richmond
Riverdale, G, Sr.:
Honorable mention AP Class 2A All-State and first team All-TRAC-9; averaged 19 points and 5.5 assists.

Dylan Schultz
Orion, G, Sr.:
Special mention IBCA Class 2A All-State and first team All-WCC North; averaged 17 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 assists.

Michael Smith
Annawan, F, Sr.:
Second team All-LTC; averaged 11.5 points and 9.5 rebounds.

Trayvon Smith
Monmouth-Roseville, F, Jr.:
Special mention IBCA Class 2A All-State and first team All-WCC North selection; averaged 12.5 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks.

Honorable mention Annawan: Grant Baele;Erie: Connor Saad, Rhett Stover;Fulton: Matt Dail, Nick Fish, Jake Willging;Galva: David Jeffries, Connor King;Kewanee: Matt Gustafson, Dalton Nuding;Mercer County: Zach Aldinger, Tyson Nylin;Monmouth-Roseville: Connor Gillen, Dalton Hottle;Morrison:AlexanderVolckmann;Orion: Adam Killion, Tyler Nelson;Prophetstown: Ethan Howard, Zach Inskeep, Devin Johnson;Ridgewood: Sam Althaus, James Brooks, Ridge Greenman;Riverdale: Drew Beale, Mitchell Sand;Rockridge: T.J. Henry, Nyle Stevens;Sherrard: Jacob Coyne, Jake Kissner;United: Job Runge, Gary Wynne.;Wethersfield: Trey Hannam, Matt Jenkins, Tyler Litton.


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1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.

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