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CLINTON — With the majority of its top wrestlers sick or injured, the Clinton wrestling team had an additional challenge Saturday when it hosted he annual Bob Lueders Invitational wrestling tournament at W.J. Yourd Gymnasium.

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ORION, Ill. — Fulton's Fleetwood twins won titles and the Steamers had three finalists Saturday on the way to a fourth-place finish at the Bob Mitton Invitational wrestling tournament.

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DEKALB, Ill. — Fulton bowlers Seth and Stan Sikkema qualified for the Illinois High School Association state bowling tournament Saturday.

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ERIE, Ill. — Josh Hammer poured in 18 of his game-high 26 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to lead Erie past Forreston 53-49 in non-conference boys basketball Saturday night.

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CAMANCHE – The Camanche girls had no problem handling the Fulton Steamers, whose scoring problems continued Saturday afternoon in a 68-23 non-conference girls basketball loss.

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ERIE, Ill. — Fulton watched an early 10-point lead disappear, then roared back after trailing by eight in the third quarter to beat Erie 47-44 on Friday night in Three Rivers Conference boys basketball.

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CLINTON — Kaidion Larson and Patrick Mulholland scored 22 points apiece to help Prince of Peace jump to an early lead and maintain control in a 74-49 victory over the Midland Eagles in boys basketball at Central Catholic Auditorium on Friday night.

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BETTENDORF — The Clinton River Queens tied the game  late in the fourth but couldn't pull off the upset in a 33-31 loss to the Bettendorf Bulldogs on the road Friday night.

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The Clinton River Kings fell behind early and couldn’t find the hoop, adding to their season-long scoring problems with a 53-24 loss to Bettendorf in Mississippi Athletic Conference play Thursday night at Yourd Gymnasium.

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CLINTON — Fans and staff alike gathered at the 2018 Hot Stove Banquet at Eagle Point Lodge to talk about the upcoming Clinton LumberKings season, and one of the big topics of discussion was the upcoming changes to Ashford University Stadium.

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CLINTON — The 45th Annual Bob Lueders Invitational is coming up this Saturday, and it’s not a coincidence that the head coach of the Clinton River Kings shares that last name: it’s a family tradition.

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ELDRIDGE—The Clinton River Kings had no answer for the pressure defense from the No. 6 ranked North Scott Lancers and fell 67-28 in a road matchup on Tuesday night at the Pit in Eldridge.

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DES MOINES — Drake hired men’s basketball coach Niko Medved in the offseason with the hope that he could eventually lead the Bulldogs to Missouri Valley Conference titles.

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MAQUOKETA — Abe Becker had a huge first half, then his teammates picked up the slack after intermission and helped Maquoketa complete a sweep of Clinton on Saturday night.

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MT. CARROLL, Ill. – The Unity Christian Knights picked up a 46-21 win over West Carroll’s junior varsity squad in the 11th Annual Manny’s Shootout Saturday in boys basketball.

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CAMANCHE — Camanche scored the game’s first 11 points, then held off several Bellevue charges the rest of the way to win the battle of ranked girls basketball teams from the River Valley Conference 54-51 on Friday.

CLINTON—The Clinton LumberKings will see their fourth manager since the beginning of the 2017 season when games begin in April as Denny Hocking takes the reins.

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CLINTON — Camanche proved it can win when standout sophomore Cam Soenksen isn’t his usual self.

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FULTON, Ill.—The Unity Christian boys never trailed in their conference matchup against Faith Christian at home on Tuesday, and won 64-46 in their first game back after the holidays.

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MEDIAPOLIS — In Todd Borrison's first season as head coach, Mediapolis remained unbeaten Saturday with a 64-39 non-conference girls basketball win against Northeast.

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FULTON, Ill. — Keegan Kloepping gave Fulton a lift from the outside, then Tyler Bruggenwirth sealed the Steamers’ 52-45 win against Riverdale on Friday by making 5 of 6 free-throw attempts in the final 1 minute, 18 seconds.

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RIVERDALE — Hunter Snyder fueled a third-quarter surge that Clinton couldn't recover from in a 56-36 Mississippi Athletic Conference boys basketball loss Friday.

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CLINTON—The Clinton River Queens couldn’t hold off an undefeated Pleasant Valley team and fell 54-20 at home on Friday night.

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LANARK, Ill. — Trying to fight back after a 10-point lead turned into an eight-point deficit, Fulton needed some inspirational plays to raise its spirits.

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ERIE, Ill. — Ben Brackemyer scored 21 points to earn all-tournament recognition and lead Morrison past Peoria Heights 49-42 on Saturday at the Cliff Warkins Memorial Cardinal Classic.

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DENVER — President Donald Trump couldn’t stand NFL players kneeling in protest during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” His angry call to fire players who didn’t stand for the national anthem rekindled both the national debate over the issue and the movement itself.

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DAVENPORT — Davenport Assumption scored in bunches Friday night to sweep a Mississippi Athletic Conference girls-boys basketball doubleheader against Clinton.

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CLINTON — Big 3-pointers from Prince of Peace junior Patrick Mulholland helped the Irish pull away from Central City and grab a 64-62 victory in boys basketball Friday at Central Catholic Auditorium.

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GOOSE LAKE — The Northeast Rebels’ offense went cold in the last eight minutes of play, and they fell 44-33 to Iowa City Liberty in girls basketball at home Tuesday night.

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BURLINGTON — Clinton took advantage of Tarae Warner's foul trouble in the third quarter, then held on after Burlington's star returned for a 40-39 win in the girls portion of a Mississippi Athletic Conference basketball doubleheader Tuesday night.

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FULTON, Ill. — Rock Island Alleman recorded pins at the lowest three weights and won eight of the contested matchups Tuesday in a 40-30 win against Fulton in high school wrestling.