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 Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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