Sports' top hits for the week


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Posted Online: April 13, 2014, 7:18 pm
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1. "RI grad Keim back to loving baseball": Josh Keim off to a great start with St. Joseph's College in Indiana.

2. "Transitioning Humphries hot for Leafs": Geneseo baseball standout Cooper Humphries is the week's Metro Pacesetter.

3. "Proposed SAU sports complex a no-brainer": Q-C college beat writer Tom Johnston weighs in St. Ambrose University's proposal for a sports complex.

4. "Late goal pushes Alleman to historic win over UTHS": Raven Wyatt's goal gives the Pioneers what is believed to be their first-ever girls' soccer win over the Panthers.

5. "Big Ten 2014-15 basketball predictions": Illini Nation columnist Kedric Prince looks into his basketball crystal ball.

6. "Ex-Mallards hoping to ground the Flock": Five ex-Mallards play for Grand Rapids as the Rush take on the Mallards in the CHL playoffs.

7. "Hard-hitting Maple Leafs top Moline": Geneseo pulls out a 9-5 nonconference baseball victory over the Maroons.

8. "Sherrard takes advantage of Alleman's defensive mistakes for win": The Tigers get an 11-8 win over the Pioneers in softball, capitalizing on three key errors.

9. "Big weekend by Brill helps Appalachian State win series": Moline grad Matt Brill keys his team winning two of three in the against Wofford.

10. "Mallards rally in OT to tie series": The Mallards draw even to Rapid City by winning a playoff game on the road against the Rapid City Rush.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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