Q-C Sports Shorts from Nov. 14


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Posted Online: Nov. 14, 2012, 11:04 pm
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QC college women basketball
Lindenwood-Belleville 70, St. Ambrose 78: L-B's Taylor James hit a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left, and St. Ambrose missed a shot in the waning seconds to decide thenonconference battle and hand the Queen Bees their first loss of the season in their fourth game.

Freshman Devan Griffin had an impressive outing. The freshman from Geneseowas 9-of-11 from the field for 21 points and hauled down 12 rebounds. SeniorSam Saladino hit for 15 points and also grabbed 12 rebounds.

SAU's largest lead was three at the 5:51 mark of the second half, while L-B led byeight in the first half of the game that was tied nine times.

QC college men's basketball
Lincoln 92, Black Hawk 63: It was a tough road trip for the Braves as theydropped to 1-2. Not only did BHC play without three starters because of injuries,but also had to wait through a delay when officials failed to show up, according toBHC coach Darren Bizarri.

"Then we came out asleep,'' said Bizarri, whowatched his club play well in stretches before throwing away chances with somesloppy play.

Greg Kent led BHC with 12 points and Josh Russell and Jordan Schaller eachadded 11.

The Braves played without Jared Kuban (sprained MCL) and Deqwon Horn andAustin Long, both out with sprained ankles.

Prep girls' basketball
ROWVA Cranberry Classic: Bridget Anderson scored eight of her 12 points in the third quarter, as Mercer County broke open a tight tournament game with Abingdon, 47-30. Kristin Heath scored a game-high 18 points. Michaela Baker added a game-best 11 assists for the Golden Eagles (1-2).

















 



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  Today is Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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