Follow Friday night football online

Posted Online: Oct. 04, 2012, 8:38 pm
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Fans can go to for up-to-the-minute scoring from all of the games we're covering. Or, for those on the go, follow the games at Twitter. Reporters will use #qcscores.

Here is the Twitter lineup for Friday night:

Alleman at Moline: SteveTappa_DA

Galesburg at Rock Island: Ness_DA

Quincy at UTHS: DanMak_DA

Geneseo at Sterling: DanTomlin_DA

Orion at Sherrard: Sports_DA

Monmouth-Roseville at Rockridge: ASandoval_DA

Erie-Prophetstown at Kewanee: Sports_DA



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.

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