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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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1889 -- 125 years ago: Rock Island residents had contributed a total of $1,293 to the American Red Cross for the Johnstown flood relief fund.
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