QC Prep Football Power Poll -- How they fared, Week 1-2014


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Posted Online: Sept. 01, 2014, 5:32 pm
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By Steve Tappa, stappa@qconline.com
— These local media rankings are determined on a descending points system, with a first-place vote receiving 10 points, a second-place vote receiving 9 points, and so on. The vote was taken Aug. 27. Presented by The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus, WQAD-TV 8, Mediacom's MC22, WFXN-AM 1230's Quad Cities Radio Group, ESPN 93.5's TownSquare Media, QC SportsNet, Aledo's WRMJ-FM 102.3, Kewanee-based Regional Media and the Kewanee Star Courier.

Rank. Team: Outcome

1. Bettendorf (1-0): Beat No. 10 Assumption, 41-6 Thursday at Brady Street Stadium.
2. Rock Island (1-0): Won at Peoria Manual, 19-12 Friday.
3. Sterling Newman (1-0): Won at No. 8 Rockridge, 20-14 Friday.
4. Mercer County (0-1): Lost to state-ranked Elmwood-Brimfield, 28-0 Friday.
5. Geneseo (1-0): Beat Dunlap, 42-14 Friday.
6. Alleman (0-1): Lost to Peoria High, 50-7 Friday.
7. North Scott (1-0): Won at No. 9 Pleasant Valley, 7-3 Friday.
8. Rockridge (0-1): Lost to No. 3 Sterling Newman, 20-14 Friday.
9. Pleasant Valley (0-1): Lost to No. 7 North Scott, 7-3 Friday.
10. Assumption (0-1): Lost to No. 1 Bettendorf, 41-6 Thursday at Brady Street Stadium.

ALSO RECEIVING VOTES:

11. Annawan-Wethersfield (1-0): Beat Farmington, 42-21 Friday.
12. Erie-Prophetstown (1-0): Won at No. 13 Kewanee, 45-19 Friday.
13. Kewanee (0-1): Lost to No. 12 Erie-Prophetstown, 45-19 Friday.
14 (tie). Galesburg (1-0): Won at Moline, 26-22 Friday.
14 (tie). Muscatine (1-0): Won at Dubuque Hempstead, 31-16 Saturday.
16. Orion (1-0): Beat No. 17 Fulton, 33-26 Friday.
17. Fulton (0-1): Lost at No. 16 Orion, 33-26 Friday.
18 (tie). Monmouth-Roseville (0-1): Lost at Dixon, 25-0 Friday.
18 (tie). Sherrard (1-0): Beat Riverdale, 20-3 Friday.
18 (tie). United Township (0-1): Lost at state-ranked Quincy, 37-14 Friday.





















 



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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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