College honors for Moline's Geever


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Posted Online: Feb. 26, 2013, 7:20 pm
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CHICAGO –- Moline product Miranda Geever was selected to the All-Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference's second team for women's basketball this week.

The junior led No. 23 nationally-ranked Olivet Nazarene to a 23-8 record. The Tigers made an early exit from the league tournament, though, and are waiting to hear today if they will receive an at-large bid to the NAIA Division II national tournament.

Geever ranks second in the nation in assist/turnover ratio (2.696), leading the Tigers with 124 assists, to average 4 per game, opposite a mere 46 turnovers.

Geever also sits 11th nationally in steals with 95, and averages 10.8 points per game, shooting 116-of-225 (.455) from the field.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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