Player of the Year Laurel Enstrom Rock Island, Sr.FYI: State qualifier (tied for 46th in Class AA with an 84); runner-up in the sectional, regional and Western Big 6 Conference meet; Lost in playoffs for the sectional (82) and league (78) titles; Four-round postseason average 80.75; 3-time All-Area (Honorable Mention in 2010); 4-time medalist in 9 duals; Team MVP and Most Improved (biggest drop in average); Season scoring averages: 39 (duals), 80 (tournaments).
First teamMackenzie Clawson Mercer County, Sr.:Sectional qualifier; 3rd-place regional medal; 2nd at Lincoln Trail Conference Railsplitter; Scoring averages 43 (duals) & 92 (tournaments).
Molly Corbin Prophetstown, Sr.:State qualifier; Regional champ; Three Rivers Conference champ; Posted a 46 scoring average.
Paige Dougherty Kewanee, Jr.:3-time sectional qualifier; 7th at Class A regional; Three Rivers Conference runner-up; 92 scoring average; First-team All-TRAC.
Sydney Kilcoin Rockridge. Sr.:Sectional qualifier; 5th-place regional medal; 6th at West Central Conference; All-West Central; Scoring averages of 42.8 (9 holes) and 91.7 (18).
Jenna Lawrence Moline, Jr.:Sectional qualifier; 5th at Big 6; 45.8 scoring average.
Monica Lieving Geneseo, Fr.:State qualifier; 4th-place regional medal; 12th at sectional (95); 3rd at Northern Illinois Big 12 meet; Team-low 44.4 scoring average.
Sydney Magedanz Mercer County, Sr.:Sectional qualifier; 6th at Lincoln Trail Conference Railsplitter; Scoring averages 46 (duals) and 96 (tournaments).
Megan Medinger Moline, Fr.:Sectional qualifier; 6th at regional; 6th at Big 6; 45.3 scoring average.
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 11, the 345th day of 2013. There are 20 days left in the year. 1863 — 150 years ago: The message of Abraham Lincoln, read in congress yesterday, is published in full in our paper today, with a new proclamation relating the terms upon which states can return to the union. 1888 — 125 years ago: An appropriation has been made by congress for the improvement of the upper Mississippi River with $200,000 set aside for the portion of the river between Keokuk and the mouth of the Illinois River. 1913 — 100 years ago: Work of remodeling First Swedish Lutheran Church at 4th Avenue and 14th Street was nearly completed. 1938 — 75 years ago: An unexplained outbreak of tularemia (rabbit fever) in the state has Illinois public health officials puzzled. Ten persons have died, and 243 are officially reported ill with the infection. 1963 — 50 years ago: A dramatic, multi-million dollar riverfront improvement project for the downtown area of Rock Island was unveiled at a meeting of 200 civic leaders at noon today. 1988 — 25 years ago: For several supporters of the Dispatch Goodfellow/Argus Santa program their donation is a year long project. Emma Pugh and Anne Persinger spent a good part of their spare time this year knitting forty pairs of mittens and slippers.