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Illinois trio qualifies for state
Nick Williams of Erie/Prophetstown claimed third place and Morrison’s Austin Keller and Austin Shoup advanced to the Illinois Class 1A wrestling state tournament by taking fourth Saturday at the Byron Sectional meet.
Kings grab 2 16ths, 2 19ths at state swim meet
Clinton swimmers earned two 16th-place finishes and two 19ths Saturday at the Iowa boys state meet.
Kings hit their mark
As his team loosened up, Clinton wrestling coach J.D. Lueders placed the number for satisfaction at five.
Six for Six
Prophetstown defeated Fulton 49-42 on Friday night because of costly mistakes and players losing composure late in the fourth quarter in what was a back-and-forth battle throughout.
The frenzy started in the fourth quarter when Prophetstown’s Seth Cady received a technical foul for shoving Fulton’s Seth Sanderson after a close play in the paint.
Jones reaches milestone in loss
Jalen Jones became the first Clinton boys basketball player to reach the 1,000-point mark Friday night, but the River Kings came up eight points short in a 67-59 loss to Davenport Assumption on Friday night.
Playoffs continue tonight in 2A, 3A
Playoff basketball continues this evening (weather permitting), with Class 2A and 3A regional first-round action beginning in Camanche, Bellevue and Goose Lake.
Easton Valley scores 81 on Camanche
Easton Valley defeated Camanche 81-56 on Friday night.
Marquette surges into second round
The Marquette Catholic Mohawks may have been a little nervous in the first few minutes of their 49-31 Iowa Class 1A regional quarterfinal girls basketball win over Easton Valley on Thursday.
Facebook Frenzy: Prince of Peace students use social media to spread athletics news
If you go to a Prince of Peace athletic event this school year, odds are you'll see a pair of students walking around with an iPad and a microphone dressed up as students normally do to show spirit.
River Kings finish dual season on full effort
By the time Justin Guilliams stepped onto the mat for the final bout of Clinton's dual against Bettendorf in the teams' 3A regional final, the result had long ago been decided.
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