Happ earns more All-State honors


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Posted Online: March 14, 2013, 4:14 am
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Rockridge junior forward Ethan Happ was named first-team Class 1A/2A All-State by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association. Happ, who last week earned Associated Press first-team All-State honors, was the only local player who earned the accolade.

Erie's Jacob Johnston, Wethersfield's Trevor Lay and Monmouth-Roseville's Martel Hunter were placed on the second team. Rockridge's Bryan Heath garnered third-team honors.

Earning special mention were Galva's Dexter Ingels, Riverdale's Jared Richmond, Kewanee's Donovan Oliver, Orion's Dylan Schultz and Monmouth-Roseville's Trayvon Smith.

Galva's Reece Hoxworth and Kewanee's Dayton Ince were honorable mention.

— Staff report

















 




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1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
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