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09/20/2014, 1:14 am Live Uncommon, the local charity fundraising organization, is offering an uncommonly good deal at Sunday's road race remembering former Cornbelt ...
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09/20/2014, 1:05 am Three Rivers Football Orion 21, Spring Valley Hall 20 (OT): Orion quarterback/linebacker Kyle Seys broke up Hall's two-point attempt in ...
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09/20/2014, 12:19 am DAVENPORT -- Winning multiple IMCA National championships is a terrific accomplishment. But with that already secured, Justin Kay has ...
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09/20/2014, 12:18 am ROCK ISLAND – The quest for the bewiskered battler of the Mighty Mississippi River got underway Friday with 51 boats ...
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09/20/2014, 12:18 am FULTON – When Coach Chuck Milem talks about his Erie-Prophetstown football team having explosive speed, it would be easy to ...
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09/19/2014, 11:52 pm SHERRARD -- The Rockridge football team's offensive unit lit up the scoreboard in a big way the last two weeks, ...
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09/20/2014, 12:45 am GENESEO -- The Geneseo football team has shown in recent weeks that it does have more than one dimension. ...
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09/19/2014, 11:51 pm WYOMING — The Stark County Rebels shifted into beast-mode here Friday night, suffocating the Annawan-Wethersfield Titans, 31-7. The overpowering ...
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09/19/2014, 11:49 pm MOLINE -- Kelan Whan was Alleman's backup quarterback the first three weeks of the football season. The junior debuted ...
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09/19/2014, 11:47 pm ROCK ISLAND -- From a statistical standpoint, the Rock Island football team put together what could be considered a season-best ...
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09/19/2014, 7:37 pm ROCK ISLAND -- The smile on his face when talking about his first touchdown of the season told most of ...
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09/19/2014, 7:37 pm Loras (1-1) at Augustana (0-2) Site: Lindberg Stadium Time: 6 p.m. Twitter: @TJ_DA Series: With victories the last two years ...
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09/19/2014, 12:30 pm NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Goodell will make his first public statements in more than a week about the rash ...
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09/19/2014, 12:31 am Dispatch/Argus sportwriters Daniel Makarewicz and Steve Tappa breakdown Friday night's biggest match-ups on the high school gridiron. ...
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09/18/2014, 11:10 pm Memorial Day annually signals the start of summer. What's being called "Memorial Weekend'' locally this year is in turn ...
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09/18/2014, 10:47 pm EDGINGTON -- Down 4-0 to start Thursday's third set after a tough second-game loss to visiting Riverdale, the Rockridge volleyball ...
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09/18/2014, 10:46 pm ROCK ISLAND --Cognizant of slow starts sometimes hampering the Rock Island volleyball squad, senior hitter Taryn VanEarwage wanted to see ...
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09/18/2014, 10:46 pm EAST MOLINE -- The Rock Island girls swimming team captured a satisfying win over rival United Township 99-84 Thursday evening ...
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09/18/2014, 10:32 pm MOLINE -- Coming into the season, Moline's volleyball players voted senior Marley Patrick and sophomore Isabel Potter team captains. ...
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09/19/2014, 9:06 am Three decades have passed since my days as a Bettendorf High School football player, and with every passing year now ...
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09/18/2014, 9:00 pm The Ness Guess would like to file a protest over the outcome of Week 2 of the Football Contest. ...
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09/18/2014, 8:37 pm FULTON -- Even before Jason Osborn returned a kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown the first time he touched the ...
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09/18/2014, 6:46 pm Alleman (1-2, 1-0 Western Big 6) at Moline (0-3, 0-1) Site: Browning Field, Moline. Time: 7:30 after the 5 p.m. ...
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09/18/2014, 6:01 am ILLINOIS: Here are the latest rankings of Illinois high school football teams in each class, according to an Associated ...
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09/17/2014, 11:36 pm State amateur golf Senior men's Am: Rock Island's Fred Lukasik and Kewanee's Tom Miler tied for fourth in the ...
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09/18/2014, 12:21 pm Unbeaten Bettendorf remains firmly entrenched atop the Quad Cities Prep Football Power Poll for a fourth straight week.So the focus ...
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09/17/2014, 8:59 pm DAVENPORT – Brett Phillips, who played 103 games as an outfielder this season for the Quad Cities River Bandits, was ...
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09/17/2014, 8:58 pm The first fantasy column I wrote this season addressed the change of the NFL rules and how they would affect ...
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09/17/2014, 8:10 pm Last week I mentioned a program being pioneered by Manatee (Fla.) School for the Arts called the Physics of Motorsports. ...
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09/18/2014, 10:35 pm GENESEO Potential always hovered over the Geneseo running back corps when this season started, but the genuine concern within ...
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09/17/2014, 7:29 pm MOLINE -- Neither Anna Brahm nor Alyssa Brems can pinpoint exactly how their friendship started, only that they first met ...
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09/17/2014, 8:46 am BALTIMORE (AP) The NFL players' union appealed Ray Rice's indefinite suspension Tuesday night. Rice was originally handed ...
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  Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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