2012-13 Dispatch/Argus Metro Volleyball All-Star team


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Originally Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2012, 11:28 pm
Last Updated: Dec. 13, 2012, 9:12 am
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Player of the Year Jacqueline Twing
Rock Island, S, Sr.:
First-team All-Western Big 6 Conference and second-team all-state from The Champaign News-Gazette; Team captain finished with a school-record 652 assists, averaged 8.4 assists per game and tallied 93 percent serving accuracy; Helped the 30-6 Rocks to a school record for victories this year.

First team Courtney Cutlip
Geneseo, MH/OH, Sr.:
All-Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference West Division first team; 5.6 serve-receives per game, 2.4 digs per game, 2.0 kills per game; 93 percent serving.

Hailey Feldhahn
Rock Island, MH, Jr.:
Averaged 2.8 kills per game; 95 percent serving.

Merritt Johnson
Moline, OH, Jr.:
All-Western Big 6 Conference first team; 3.1 kills per game, 0.47 blocks per game.

Taryn VanEarwage
Rock Island, OH, So.:
Honorable mention all-state by The News-Gazette; 3.9 digs per game, 3.3 kills per game; 93 percent serving.

Rachael Wilson
Moline, Libero, Sr.:
All-Western Big 6 Conference first team.

Honorable mention Alleman: Billie Franks, Erin Morrisey; Geneseo: Kelcey Adams, Kylie Gerhardt, Mallory Wirth; Moline: Brianna Bonner, Becki Hinz; Rock Island: Lindsay Steger, Becca Thomsen.





















 



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1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
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