Dearrel Bates Mississippi River Shootout

Posted Online: Jan. 02, 2013, 7:36 pm
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Marc Nesseler,
Saturday at Black Hawk College
10 a.m.: Rockridge vs. Davenport North
11:30 a.m.: Alleman vs. Davenport West
1 p.m.: Sherrard vs. Davenport Central
2:30 p.m.: Moline vs. Bettendorf
4 p.m.: Orion vs. North Scott
5:30 p.m.: United Township vs. Pleasant Valley
7 p.m.: Rock Island vs. Davenport Assumption

Note: Illinois leads Iowa 7-0-1 in the history of the Shootout. Shootout records of teams in the field: Sherrard 1-0, Rock Island 6-1, Assumption 6-2, Moline 6-2, West 4-3, Alleman 2-1, Rockridge 2-1, Orion 3-3, UTHS 2-5, Bettendorf 2-6, Central 1-5, North 0-8, PV 0-1.


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  Today is Sunday, April 20, the 110th day of 2014. There are 255 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The attention of contractors is called to proposals for building a magazine. The building is to be erected on the south side of the island, above the railroad, nearly opposite Sinnit's ice houses.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Ladies patent leather tip shoes were selling for $3 at the M & K store, and men's spring overcoats were advertised at $7.50.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Fred Feuchter, of Davenport, was elected president of the Tri-City Post Office Clerks club, and Joe Goldsmith, of Rock Island, was named secretary treasurer.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Mass vaccination of more than 1,600 employed of the Rock Island Arsenal has been ordered by Col. Norman Ramsey after a 13-year-old daughter of the Arsenal manager became ill with smallpox.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The 1964 Scout-O-Rama of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts closed a two-day session last evening at the Rock Island Armory with 5,000 paid attendance.
1989 -- 25 years ago: "From the horse and buggy days ... to this" said Mercer County Sheriff Marvin Thirtyacre, waving his hand to indicate the sheriff's department facilities at the new $1.5 million Mercer County Jail in Aledo.

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