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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, July 22, the 203rd day of 2014. There are 162 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Everybody is invited to go on a moonlight excursion next Monday evening on the steamer New Boston. The trip will be from Davenport to Muscatine and back.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The mayor and bridge committee let a contract to the Clinton Bridge company for a $1,125 iron bridge across Sears canal near Milan.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Injunction proceedings to compel the Central Association to keep a baseball team in Rock Island for the remainder of the season were contemplated by some of the Rock Island fans, but they decided to defer action.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The first of the new and more powerful diesel engines built for the Rock Island Lines for the proposed Chicago-Denver run, passed thru the Tri-Cities this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island Rescue Mission is negotiating for the purchase of the Prince Hall Masonic Home located at 37th Avenue and 5th Street, Rock Island.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Quad Cities Container Terminal is being lauded as a giant business boon that will save several days and hundreds of dollars on each goods shipment to the coasts. The Quad Cities Container Terminal is the final piece of the puzzle that opens up increase access to world markets, Robert Goldstein said.








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