Rutgers fired basketball coach Mike Rice on Wednesday after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs during practice.
Area schedule (Dec. 9-14, 2013)
The area high school and college sports schedules for Monday, Dec. 9, through Saturday, Dec. 14
Bench leads Steamers to win
Fulton won its fifth straight boys basketball game Friday night, beating River Ridge 47-35.
Boys basketball: Unity improves to 4-0
Unity Christian rolled to its fourth consecutive win to open the boys basketball season Friday.
Prep wrestling: Steamers earn split
Sam Grant pulled out a 12-11 win at 160 pounds, and that made the difference as Fulton defeated Rock Falls 36-35 for a split Friday in a high school wrestling triangular.
Girls basketball: Muskies top Queens
Muscatine defeated Clinton 55-35 in the Mississippi Athletic Conference opener for both girls basketball teams Friday night.
Third quarter carries Kings
After a lackluster first half in which his team was outplayed by Camanche, Clinton coach Nick Lawrence saw what he liked in the third quarter. The River Kings scored the first 24 points of the third quarter after leading by two at the half and defeated the Indians 77-45 in the semifinals of the River City Classic boys basketball tournament.
The little guy almost wins
Prince of Peace gave Davenport North a battle Friday night, but, ultimately, the bigger school won as North held on for a 61-51 victory in the first game of the River City Classic boys basketball tournament.
- Boozer leads Bulls to rout of defending-champion Heat CHICAGO -- The way everything was crumbling, the Chicago Bulls sure needed a reprieve. Knocking off the defending champions was a nice one. Carlos Boozer scored 27 points, and the Bulls pounded LeBron James and the Miami Heat 107-87 on Thursday night
- Camanche wallops Cascade CASCADE -- Camanche built a 500-pin lead in the first round and expanded it during Baker Round play to beat Cascade 2,943-2,226 in boys bowling Thursday at Cascade Lanes. Drey Abbott rolled a 248 in his opening game for the Indians and led all scorer
Wrestling: Camanche opens with 2 victories
CAMANCHE -- Seniors Quan Matthew and Mike Morris recorded back-to-back pins in each dual as Camanche opened its high school wrestling season with wins against North Cedar and Fulton on Thursday night. Ethan Sharp (285 pounds) also had a pin in the 48
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