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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 Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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