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: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.

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