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, 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.