Area teams will face off in 3A, 4a regional openers


Share
Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 10:24 pm
Comment on this story | Print this story | Email this story
By Marc Nesseler, nesseler@qconline.com
The matchups of the Nos. 4 and 5 seeds of the Class 4A United Township Regional and the Class 3A Galesburg Regional will draw plenty of Quad-Cities attention, with seeds being announced on Thursday.

In 4A, Moline, as the No. 4, and United Township, the No. 5, will face off in a play-in game to the semifinals at the UT gathering.

In 3A, No. 4 Geneseo will meet No. 5 Alleman as the Galesburg Regional play-in game to the semifinals.

Rock Island got the top seed in the UT Regional, followed by No. 2 Peoria Richwoods and No. 3 Pekin. Those two will match up and meet the winner of Rock Island vs. the Moline-UT survivor.

At Galesburg, the Silver Streaks check in as a No. 2 seed, behind top-seeded Quincy Notre Dame. Galesburg will face No. 3 seed Canton in the semifinals.

The 3A and 4A regionals start the week of Feb. 25.

















 




Local events heading








  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




(More History)