Scheduling conflict postpones LTC All-Star hoops to Apr. 14

Posted Online: April 03, 2013, 6:28 pm
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By Terry Duckett,
The Lincoln Trail Conference will have to wait one more week before being able to put on its second annual All-Star Basketball Classic.

The girls' and boys' hoops doubleheader, originally postponed from Mar. 24 to this Sunday, has been postponed one more time, this time to the following Sunday (Apr. 14). A scheduling conflict meant the Kewanee Armory, the site of the games, was unavailable for use this week.

Admission to the games is $5 per person and $15 for a family of three or more individuals. Babies in arms will be let in for free.

-- By Terry Duckett


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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Short Hills Country Club held onto its lead yesterday despite a rally by host Davenport Country Club and claimed the team title in the Sunshine Cup golf series.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad-Citians can look forward to more excitement and fun at this year's Rock Island Labor Day parade at 9:30 a.m. Sept 4, say organizers. This years theme is "Celebrate Rock Island."

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