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Posted Online: Feb. 23, 2013, 11:30 pm
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By Chris Steele, chrissteele@qconline.com
Prep boys track and field
Joliet West Invitational: The Maroons' Marquez Ryan won the high jump with a jump of six feet four inches. Ryan would finish sixth in the 55 meter hurdles with a time of 8.77. Moline's Jake Barr finished the 800 meter dash in 2:11.24, and Kyle Moore was fourth in the fourth place (10--00) in the pole vault. Carl Sandburg won with a commanding 156 points, and Moline finished seventh (24) out of nine teams in the field.

Q-C college baseball
Augustana 6, Brandeis 0: The Vikings moved to 3-0 on the season hammering the ball for 10 hits. Jacob Van Duyne came through for four hits two RBIs and a pair of doubles to drive the Augustana offense. Ben Heaton picked up his first win of the season on the mound.

Q-C college softball
Augustana sweeps Ave Maria: The Vikings cleaned up in the first game winning 6-1, and kept the momentum going with a 8-3 win. In the first game, the Vikings' Sarah Hintz held Ave Maria in check pitching six scoreless innings with one hit and one walk. Jenna Nelson broke it open for Augustana with a three run triple in the fourth inning. Augustana took command in the second game in the second inning scoring four runs on Lavin's two run triple. Chelsea Rehmert picked up her first win of the season in the circle for Augie.

Queen Bees win three at Softball in the Snow Tournament: Played inside of the Ambrose Dome, St. Ambrose got the season started on the right foot with a 8-3 win against Waldorf, a 12-2 win against Culver-Stockton, and a 7-3 win against Graceland. In the first game. Against Waldorf, Niki Green singled up the middle in the fourth inning to score two runs and before the inning was over SAU was leading 6-2. Jenna Harshbarger picked up her first win in the circle for the Queen Bees. St. Ambrose bats were on fire against Culver-Stockton scoring 12 runs on 16 hits. Graceland took a 3-0 lead in the second inning, but Ambrose would rally back behind Nichole Garland three run triple in the fourth inning vaulted the Bees back into the game. Erin O'Donnell run scoring single gave SAU the lead for good in the fifth.



















 



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  Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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