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Prep girls basketball
Prophetstown 50, Sterling Newman 38: Cassie Reiley's 11-point second half fueled the Lady Prophets, who trailed 21-20 at the half. Reiley scored a team-high 14 points leading Prophetstown. Karli Stafford scored nine points and Riley Walters eight in the victory.

Sherrard 64, Macomb 46: The Sherrard Tigers rolled to the West Central Conference North Division win at Harry Hunt Gym, keeping their perfect league record. Carly Adams led the way with 26 points, six steals and four rebounds. Riley Strandgard (15 points) and Erin Barton (10) both reach double figures for Sherrard (19-1, 6-0), which received 10 rebounds from Anne Winston.

Geneseo 48, Ridgewood 34: The Geneseo Maple Leafs made it an early night, using a 20-2 run to end the first half and take a 30-15 lead into halftime. Geneseo's Molly DeBrock scored a game-high 21 points. The Leafs also had nine scorers add to the point total. The Leafs are now on a four game win streak and got back to .500 on the season (10-10). Jasmine Jefko had 10 points to lead Ridgewood.

Illini West 61, Monmouth-Roseville 34: The Mon-Rose Titans went to Carthage and suffered a West Central Conference North Division loss. No other information was available at press time.

Prep bowling
Rock Island 2,857, Galesburg 2,229: The Rock Island bowling team had a strong showing in what Coach Jim Braet called "our best performance of the year." Jordan Sholl and Aubree Hooks led the charge, each firing a 654 series at Milan Lanes. Hooks had the high game with a 223. Assia Filali was the third highest bowler for the Rocks with a 525. The win pushes Rocky's dual-meet record to 3-3 as it heads to the Galesburg Invitational this weekend along with United Township and Moline.

Prep wrestling
Geneseo 52, Ottawa 16: The Maple Leafs wrapped up the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference West Division title with the comfortable win at Ottawa. Tumbo Tumbarello (106 pounds), Hunter Grau (120), Josiah Cropp (145), Ryan Pitra (160) and Mitch Miller (182) won by fall for Geneseo (21-2, 5-0), which also received wins from Gunner Gaines (113), Clayton Kennedy (126), Cole Hunzeker (152) and Nick Verbeck (285).

Rams earn split: Riverdale earned a split at the Ashton-Franklin Center triangular, earning a with a36-27 win over the hosts and suffering a 36-24 Three Rivers Conference loss toSterling Newman. Against AFC, the Rams' Joe Tanner (138 pounds) won by pin in 3:20. Casey Gonzalez's pin at 220 was Riverdale's bright spot against Newman.

Morrison sweeps conference duals: The Mustangs galloped to a pair of Three Rivers Conference wins, topping Fulton (51-21) and Kewanee (52-26) at the Fulton Triangular. Cody Vanderlaan (106), Nolan Dykema (152), Bobby Deter (160), Leather Lewis (170), Calvin Harridge (195), Tyler Todd (220), Austin Shoup (182) and Adam Deter (285) each had two wins for the Mustangs. Kewanee earned a 47-24 win over Fulton in the other dual. Connor Oetzel (102), Bo Walters (126/132) and Mark Breedlove (138/145) secured two wins for the Boilermakers. Jake Hoffman (113) and Aaron Field (132) were the Steamers' lone two-bout winners.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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