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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 Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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