Player of the YearShavonne Brewer Rock Island, G, Sr.: Averaged 16 points and four rebounds as the Rocks won the outright Western Big 6 Conference title; first-team All-Big 6; Associated Press All-State honorable mention; Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-State third team.
First teamCairece Allen Rock Island, F, Sr.: Averaged 5.7 points and 4.0 rebounds; shot 50 percent from the field.
Anne Bohnert Alleman, G, Sr.: Averaged 11.1 points and 5.0 rebounds; first-team All-Big 6; IBCA All-State special mention.
Katie Daggett United Township, F, Sr.: Averaged 10.0 points; first-team All-Big 6; IBCA All-State special mention.
Emily Ford Geneseo, G, Sr.: Averaged 6.1 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.3 steals; first-team All-NIB12 West Division; shot 42 percent from the field.
Morgan Gerard Moline, G, Sr.: Averaged 11.5 points; first-team All-Big 6; IBCA All-State special mention.
Mercedes Jackson Rock Island, C, So.: Averaged 8.0 points and 6.0 rebounds; first-team All-Big 6.
Erin Morrisey Alleman, F, Jr.: Averaged 10.1 points and 5.2 rebounds; first-team All-Big 6; IBCA All-State special mention.
Jamie VanWatermeulen United Township, G, Sr.: Averaged 5.2 points; All-Big 6 honorable mention.
Jen VanWatermeulen United Township, G, Sr.: Averaged 8.5 points; first-team All-Big 6; IBCA All-State special mention.
Honorable mentionAlleman: Anna Wetherell; Geneseo: Molly DeBrock, Jamie DeFauw; Rock Island: Jacqueline Twing; United Township: Tayler Dobrinske.
Today is Wednesday, March 12, the 71st day of 2014. There are 294 days left in the year. 1864 -- 150 years ago: Soldiers from the barracks on the Arsenal manage to elude the vigilance of the guard nearly every day and come to town armed. In the hands of excited and perhaps intoxicated men, these weapons are dangerous. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Manufacturing's merchants and professional men of Moline were petitioning the Western Union Telegraph company to establish a telegraph office in the business area of the city. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Three Rock Island students, the Misses Eleanor Cleaveland, Dorothy McCabe and Ruth West, escaped injury when fire destroyed College Hall at Wellesley College in Massachusetts. 1939 -- 75 years ago: The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War gave a party for William H. Stremmel, the only survivor of John Buford Post 243, GAR. 1964 -- 50 years ago: The East Moline Grade School Board of Education last night granted salary increases totaling about $47,000 to teachers and staff members. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Five champion spellers from the Rock Island/Milan School district were selected after competition this week at Modern Woodmen of America. Winners are Sarah Cottay, Christopher Gilbrich, Jared Vogele, Kedric Roper and Kenny Stevenson.