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04/18/2014, 3:45 pm Western Big 6 standings School W-L-T Conf. Moline 7-2-0 2-0 Quincy 5-5-0 2-0 Alleman 5-3-1 1-1 UTHS 1-7-0 1-1 Rock ...
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04/17/2014, 11:50 pm ST. LOUIS (AP) Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues ...
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04/17/2014, 11:08 pm PORT BYRON — Two nights after clearing 5-feet, 7-inches to both win the Bureau Valley Invitational high jump title and ...
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04/17/2014, 11:03 pm DAVENPORT — The Quad Cities River Bandits bats were silent on Thursday against Arizona Diamondbacks 2013 first-round pick Braden Shipley. ...
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04/17/2014, 10:57 pm Prep baseball United Township 6, Rock Island 2: After splitting their conference doubleheader on Saturday, the United Township Panthers took ...
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04/17/2014, 10:34 pm Jordan Mayer failed to start the Quad City Mallards' first-round playoff series. However, the 22-year-old rookie helped finish off ...
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04/17/2014, 10:20 pm EDGINGTON — Knowing she would face two state-caliber athletes in the triple jump on Thursday evening during the Lady Rocket ...
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04/17/2014, 8:04 pm Easter Weekend is full of the usual egg hunts for kids. Only one, though, runs alongside a road race Saturday ...
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04/17/2014, 6:26 pm The University of Illinois' men's basketball program badly wants Lincolnshire Stevenson all-stater Jalen Brunson. The Fighting Illini ...
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04/17/2014, 6:23 pm ROCK ISLAND — People would sometimes ask Alleman senior Kevan O'Hanlon if she liked running or soccer more. "For ...
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04/17/2014, 8:57 am There is little, if any, question that the Children's Therapy Center Charity Bass Tournament, which will reach the ripe old ...
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04/17/2014, 1:37 am RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The Quad City Mallards defied a mountain of history Wednesday to finish off a dramatic, first-round ...
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04/16/2014, 11:03 pm Prep baseball Moline 10, Normal West 5: Braden Mosley and Mitch Owens each had two hits and a pair of ...
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04/16/2014, 11:03 pm SHERRARD -- At the same time on Wednesday, Sherrard's baseball and softball teams enbarked on innings that could be considered ...
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04/16/2014, 11:02 pm DAVENPORT -- With the game-winning run standing on second base and two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning, ...
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04/16/2014, 10:00 pm ROCK ISLAND – In the past week, junior Izzy Anderson has had 27 at-bats for the Alleman softball team. You ...
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04/16/2014, 8:27 pm The Quad-Cities is one of five cities selected for the Illinois Coaches Caravan in 2014. Scheduled to appear are ...
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04/16/2014, 8:26 pm ROCK ISLAND -- Alleman girls' basketball coach Jay Hatch will be inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of ...
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04/16/2014, 7:18 pm * Next week: The IHRA under Scott Gardner The winds of change are blowing through Cordova Dragway Park, but ...
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04/16/2014, 7:18 pm Hometown: Port Byron. Career: Street Stock 1999 to present; 2014 IMCA Modified. Street Stock Track Championships: 2000 Quad City Speedway, ...
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04/16/2014, 2:11 pm Press release submitted by Jessica Waytenick. The second annual Quad Cities Amputee Golf Outing is set to tee off ...
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04/16/2014, 12:26 am DAVENPORT – If nothing else, the Quad Cities River Bandits are consistent. Monday evening, the local Class A Midwest ...
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04/15/2014, 11:37 pm RAPID CITY, S.D. -- If the Quad City Mallards want to win a playoff series for the first time since ...
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04/15/2014, 10:54 pm Prep baseball Mercer County 14, United 2: Pitcher Blake Dillavou (3-1) got the win for the Golden Eagles and also ...
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04/15/2014, 10:53 pm FULTON -- A surprising run by the Erie-Prophetstown boys' track team to a Class 1A third-place state trophy last spring ...
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04/15/2014, 10:14 pm In some ways, the 2013 high-school baseball season was a learning experience for Ryan Garrett. Besides learning to deal ...
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04/15/2014, 9:47 pm MACOMB — Western Illinois has hired Billy Wright as its basketball coach. The school said he will be introduced ...
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04/15/2014, 9:47 pm Rock Island boys' basketball senior guard Trey Sigel committed to Wis.-Platteville on Tuesday evening. The Pioneers compete in the NCAA ...
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04/15/2014, 9:46 pm Former NFL player Don Beebe will join Geneseo football coach Larry Johnsen in putting on a combine for football players ...
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04/15/2014, 7:27 pm It's amazing the things you find while you're waxing your boat. For me it was the orange sticker with the ...
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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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