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College women's hoops
Augustana 75, Robert Morris-Springfield 63: The home opener was a success for Augustana as Molly Etheridge led three Vikings in double-digit scoring in the victory. Etheridge popped for a game-high 26 points, Gianna Pecora added 11 and Amy Hicks 10 as Augie evened its record at 1-1.

St. Ambrose 77, Harris Stowe State 63: SAU's Queen Bees moved to 4-1 with the home nonconference victory in which SAU rolled to a 41-21 halftime lead. Lauren Cash led SAU with 19 points, Lauren Brummel added 17 and Kewanee Wethersfield prep Shelby Steger added 10 points. Two of Harris Stowe State's starters combined for 47 points as the starters scored all 63 points with just one sub being used for 13 minutes of play.

College wrestling
Vikings at Concordia Open: The Augustana wreslting team got plenty of guys in action Saturday with a few of those guys working their way into top five places.At 125, Jake Scholten wrestled into the quarterfinals and after defeating teammate Jimmy Panozza in the wrestleback semis, settled for fourth place and Panozza ended up sixth.At 174, top-seeded Matt Burns lost a tough 10-9 decision in the semifinals and moved into the third-place match, but no results were reported for that match.At 184, fourth-seeded Jordan Richardson reached the championship semifinals before losing to the top seed. He then won his wrestleback semifinal with a pin in 2:24. His third-place match result was also not recorded.Wrestling into the championship quarterfinals were Hector Ruiz at 141, Thomas Reyhons at 157 and John Schraldt at 285.

Prep girl's basketball
Lady Rocks win Aurora IMSA Tournament: Rock Island outscored Yorkville 57-49 en route to its third win of the season and the Aurora IMSA Tournament championship. Carlee Hoover led the Lady Rocks with 17 points off of four 3-pointers and 5-of-8 shooting from the free-throw line.

Springfield 62, United Township 48: Playing in the Galesburg Tournament, Springfield handed United Township its third loss of the season. Taylor Dobrinske led the way for the Panthers with 13 points. Jen VanWatermeulen and Katie Daggett joined her scoring in double figures with 11 and 10, respectively.

Moline drops opener to Maine West: The Maroons outscored Maine South 17-10 in the fourth quarter to force an overtime before falling 48-43. Jordan de los Reyes paced the Maroons with 14 points, hitting two 3-pointers.

Lady Prophets fourth atOregon Tournament: The Prophetstown girls dropped a tough 47-46 semifinal decision to hosting Oregon at the Oregon Tournament, but bounced back with a convincing 48-31 victory over Mendota in the fourth-place game.

In the victory, Clare Kramer popped for a game-high 19 points, 13 of those in the first half when the Lady Prophets jumped to a 29-21 lead. From there, the defense took over as Prophetstown held the Lady Trojans to just two third-period points and eight in the fourth.

In the semifinal loss, the Lady Prophets trailed the hosts 41-27 after three quarters, but came storming back in the final quarter as Cassie Reiley hit four of her six 3-pointers. But that rally fell just short as the Lady Prophets were just 1-of-7 from the foul line in the last eight minutes and 3-of-11 for the game. Reiley led the Lady Prophets with a game-high 21 points and Riley Walters added 17.



















 




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  Today is Wednesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2014. There are 105 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We are told league merchants have paid no attention to the prohibition on selling ammunition, but continue to sell just as before the order was issued.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rev. R.F. Sweet, rector of Trinity Episcopal Parish, left for the East to visit his boyhood home in Boston before attending the general convention of the Episcopal Church in New York.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dr. E.A. Anderson was named to succeed Dr. E.L. Kerns as head physician of the Modern Woodmen of America, and moved to Rock Island from Holdingford, Minn.
1939 -- 75 years ago: One week late, because of the outbreak of war, Dr. E.L. Beyer resumed his work as professor of romance languages at Augustana College. Dr. and Mrs. Beyer left Germany on the last train to the Belgian border.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Employees in Turnstyle stores in Moline and Davenport will vote Oct. 2 in an election set up by the Chicago regional office of the National Labor Relations Board. Employees will vote either for the Retail Clerk International or for no union.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Rock Island High School is considering a step to help teen moms stay in school and get their diploma. The school board is expected to vote tonight on instituting an on-site child care center.




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