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Prep boys' basketball
Galva 88, Annawan 77 (OT):Galva's 1-2 punch of Dexter Ingels and Reece Hoxworth proved too much for the Annawan Braves to contend with as the 20-4 Wildcats rallied from a 45-31 halftime deficit. Galva forced overtime before outscoring the Braves 22-11 in the extra session to move to 8-0 in the Lincoln Trail Conference. Ingels posted a game-high 34 points, with Hoxworth adding 30 to go with 10 rebounds. Grant Baele and Tony Gripp each had 19 points to lead Annawan, with Michael Smith adding 11 points and nine boards.

Stark County 44, Wethersfield 41: Trailing 37-29 at the end of the third quarter, the Rebels outscored the Flying Geese 15-4 in the fourth quarter to earn the Lincoln Trail Conference win and move ahead of Wethersfield into second place. Stark County's Jake Berchtold revived the Rebels in the second half, scoring 13 of his game-high 16 points in the second half. Trevor Lay led Wethersfield with 13 points.

Mercer County 70, United 48: The Golden Eagles soared in the Lincoln Trail matchupm flying out to a 38-29 halftime lead. Mercer County's Zach Aldinger scored a game-high 19 points, Tanner Matlick added 11 points, and Tyson Nylin dropped in nine points. United's JobRunge scored seven points.

Sherrard 71, Illini West 70: The Tigers closed out the game by shooting 9-of-11 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter. On the game, Sherrard finished 15-of-23 from the free-throw line. Sherrard's JakeCoyne made 6-of-7 in the fourth quarter to finish with a team-high 19 points, and Jake Kissner put in 11 points. Sherrard had three others finish in double digits with Clayton Bjustrom, Lucas Boraas and Brennen Bollinger each scoring 10 points.

Ridgewood 63, Princeville 58: The Spartans' Ridge Greenman put his team on his back in the fourth quarter. Greenman tallied 12 points in the fourth quarter on his way to a team-high 21 points. James Brooks scored 10 points with a pair of 3-pointers.

















 




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  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.




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