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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 Saturday, April 19, the 109th day of 2014. There are 256 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Miss McCorkindale has opened millinery rooms over Gimbel's dry goods store, where she offers a choice lot of millinery goods, which she will manufacture to order.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The annual Dispatch/Rock Island Argus Spelling Bee continues to be a family tradition. Ed Lee, an eighth-grader at John Deere Junior High School, Moline, is the 1989 spelling bee champion from among 49 top spellers in Rock Island, Henry and Mercer counties. He advances to the competition in Washington, D.C. Runnerup was Ed's sister, Susan.






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