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Posted Online: April 28, 2013, 11:05 pm
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Augustana sweeps Knox: The Vikings swept Knox on Sunday afternoon, winning a pair of games by 4-0 and 8-0 finals. Pitchers Sarah Hintz and Ashley Anderson allowed a combined three hits in the doubleheader. Chelsea Lavin had four hits on the day for the Vikings, including a three-bagger in the nightcap.

St. Ambrose sweeps Viterbo: Sarah Frerichs had quite a day for the Queen Bees, who beat Viterbo 8-0 and 9-0, the latter game in five innings. Frerichs had five hits on the day with two doubles and a pair of round-trippers. The two home runs came in Game 2 with Frerichs driving in a trio of SAU runs. Davenport West product Samantha Saladino had three hits on the day, two of which went for doubles. The victories moved SAU to 34-13, 11-5 in the Midwest Classic Conference, where the Queen Bees are just 1.5 games out of first place with four games left.

















 




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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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