Moline's Brody Harding (2) reacts after the Maroons scored against Rockford Lutheran during their game Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, at Wharton Fiel…

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In what has become more of a talent show for amateur comedians, the Western Big 6 Conference Boys’ Basketball Coaches Banquet was another laugh fest on Wednesday at the Quad City Botanical Center in Rock Island. United Township coach Ryan Webber stole the show with his takeoffs on the other league coaches and Moline’s Sean Taylor, Galesburg’s Mike Reynolds and Quincy’s Andy Douglas helped with the comedy show.

SHERRARD — With a bunch of fresh faces and strong senior leadership, the Sherrard boys look to return to the glory days of Tigers' basketball.

ANNAWAN — The Annawan Braves boys’ basketball team lost all five starters to graduation from last season’s Class 1A state runner-up squad, but coach Alex Coppejans is excited about his team’s potential for this season.

FULTON — A pair of honorable mention All-Staters graduated. Gone, too, is the 6-foot-5 tandem that helped carry the Fulton boys’ basketball team to such great heights last season.

MORRISON — For Morrison boys’ basketball coach Jason Banks, execution on both ends of the floor will be the key to the Mustangs’ success this season.

MONMOUTH — As Doug Dennison heads into his third season as boys’ basketball coach at United, he is expecting the growth of his program to continue. One thing is for sure, it will be a family affair at the rural school.

MONMOUTH — Monmouth-Roseville athletic success is great to see, but coach Chuck Grant wishes he had more time to prepare his boys’ basketball team before this week’s season-opening tournament.

Galesburg boys' basketball coach Mike Reynolds likes the mix of players he has, and knows that the program just might be ready to explode. For now, he will just take it one day at a time.

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