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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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.

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