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Alburnett outscores Prince of Peace boys
Prince of Peace started strong in each half, but Alburnett outscored the Irish 18-6 in the fourth quarter to pull out a 63-56 Tri-Rivers Conference boys basketball victory Saturday.
Camanche tops Clinton in non-conference girls basketball
After a slow start, Camanche revved up its offense in the second half and defeated Clinton 48-30 in a non-conference girls basketball game Saturday.
Limited to one 3-point basket in the first half, Kylie Vogel exploded in the second half. She made three more 3-pointers and went 8-for-10 from the free-throw line to finish with 20 points.
Six Panthers, 5 Mustangs advance
Erie/Prophetstown placed third and qualified six individuals for the district meet, while Morrison placed fourth and had five wrestlers advance Saturday at the Illinois Class 1A Erie Regional tournament.
Cardinals' Kloft captures title
Jacob Kloft won the title at 152 and was one of three Maquoketa wrestlers to advance Saturday at the Iowa Class 2A West Delaware Sectional wrestling tournament.
Jones becomes Clinton's all-time scoring leader
Jalen Jones scored 21 points, surpassing Dick Farwell as the leading scorer in school history, and led Clinton to a 50-40 victory against Burlington on Friday.
CHS seniors star on Senior Night
Clinton's two seniors, Erin Wenzel and Jordan Nelson, combined for 41 points on Senior Night and led the River Queens to their second consecutive girls basketball win, a 64-45 victory against visiting Burlington on Friday.
Boys basketball roundup: Cascade avenges loss to Camanche
Cascade got a little revenge Friday, beating Camanche 74-48 in River Valley Conference boys basketball.
Girls basketball roundup: Cascade beats Camanche
Cascade remained unbeaten Friday with a 43-30 win against Camanche in River Valley Conference girls basketball.
Bowling roundup: Sabers, Cardinals split
Central DeWitt won the girls match and Maquoketa won the boys dual as the schools split Friday in high school bowling.
Let Putin's Games begin
It’s designed to celebrate a millennium of Russian might and this country’s modern rebound, and kick off two weeks of extraordinary human endeavors and planetary sportsmanship. But the ceremony opening the Sochi Olympics today, more than anything, will be about one man: Vladimir Putin.
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