Alleman semifinal football game scheduled for Saturday night


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Posted Online: Nov. 12, 2012, 6:35 pm
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Alleman will travel to Evergreen Park for a Class 4A state semifinal football game at 6 p.m. Saturday. Neither side could mutually agree on a date, so the Illinois High School Association made the final decision on Monday afternoon.

Gates will open at 4:30 p.m.

Starting today and lasting until Friday, Alleman will pre-sell tickets. Those interested can visit Alleman High School, 1103 40th St., Rock Island, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the main office. Tickets are $6.

The school also is organizing a fan bus to Evergreen Park. Contact the high school at (309) 786-7793 for more information.

















 



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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.
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1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
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