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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 Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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