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Originally Posted Online: Sept. 02, 2014, 10:28 pm
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Prep volleyball
LaSalle-Peru sweeps United Township: The Cavaliers defeated UT 25-17, 25-20. Tayler Walker led the Panthers with 18 assists and Sadie Roberts had nine blocks in the two games. Emily Flores and Taylor Murphy had six kills apiece.

Moline sweeps Ottawa: The Maroons beat Ottawa, 25-22, 25-17, securing their second win in six tries on Tuesday night at Wharton Field House. Leading the way for Moline was Cassie Shaw, who had 11 kills, and Jenna Laxton, who had 12 digs.

Rocks win: Rock Island went on the road and secured a 23-25, 25-16, 25-16 win at Sycamore. Lindsey Steger (10) and Becca Thomson (nine) led the Rocks' in kills, and Courtney Smith had nine digs. Thomson and Kenzie Zambrano each had 12 assists.

Kewanee downs Ridgewood: The Boiler Girls won in straight sets over Ridgewood, 25-22, 25-17. Ali Gustafson led Kewanee with nine kills and Sam Siemers had 11 digs. Raeshonda Chandler had three service aces. Paige Wexell paced the Spartans with seven kills.

Titans top Tornadoes: Monmouth-Roseville earned a 25-13, 25-20 win over Abingdon-Avon. No other information was available at press time.

Prep girls' tennis
Moline 8, United Township 1: Amanda Miller was the only Panther to earn a victory on Tuesday, coming in singles action as Miller downed Kate Helms, 6-4, 6-4. Helms did come around in doubles play, teaming with Khaya Patel to defeat Miller and Wendi Zhang, 7-6. Alyssa Brems was decisive in her singles matchup winning 6-1, 6-0.

Rock Island 6, Dixon 3: Nicole Tyulpa won 6-0, 6-0 in singles play, and kept rolling along in doubles. Her and Kaitlyn O'Brien won 6-1, 6-2 in doubles action. O'Brien also was a winner in singles, 6-4, 6-1.

Alleman 8, Sterling Newman 1: Lauren Hogan was dominant in singles bout, winning in straight sets 6-2, 6-0. Hogan and Sarah VanHoe teamed up in doubles play for a 6-2, 7-6 win. Elisabeth Parr won 6-2, 6-1 in singles and Mary Grevas won 6-4, 6-2.

Geneseo 4, LaSalle-Peru 1: Sommer Gagnon won in singles for the Maple Leafs, 7-5, 7-5. The doubles tandems of Tarah Fisher-Grace Madigan, Ally Klein-Paige Gramling and Jessica Daly-Cassidy Bos also won for Geneseo.

Prep boys' soccer
Moline 7, LaSalle-Peru 0: The Maroons extended their season-opening winning streak to seven matches with the win, their longest streak in four years. Jose Castillo and Alex Villanueva each had two goals in the victory. Also scoring for Moline were Armando Trigueros, Sam Riggins, Brenton VanThournout and Christian Cruz.

Prep boys' golf
Riverdale triangular: Riverdale's Tyler Bussert shot a 34 (1-under) on the par 35 course, earning medalist honors as Riverdale won the triangular meet with a 156. Right behind him were teammates Joe Ibarra and Tanner Reed, both shooting 40. Jaden Taylor led Prophetstown with a 44, while Jackson Ames and Jackson Westen finished their rounds at 46 apiece. Princeton (170) finished second and Prophetstown (185) was third.

Morrison wins at Orion: The Mustangs were led by medalist Anthony Tenboer, who shot a 43. The trio of Noah Hogue, Brock Smith and Colton Smith shot a 44. Orion was led by Payton Diamond, who shot a 46.

Kewanee victorious at home: The Boilermakers (first place, 167) were led by meet medalist Ryan Hansen, who shot a meet-best 38 on the par 35 front nine of Baker Park Golf Course in Kewanee. Logan Binnison shot a 42 and Andrew Welgat capped off the day with a score of 43 for Kewanee. Lucas Wiebenga lead Fulton, who finished four shots behind Kewanee, with a 40.

Sherrard triangular: Sherrard won with combined score of 168, led by medalist Grant Morse, who shot a 37. Rockridge's Trafton Otting shot a 39 as he and Morse were the only two golfers to break the 30s in the meet. Rockridge finished second with a 181 and Peru St. Bede finished in third at 185.

Rock Island 171, United Township 176: The Rocks were able to hold up a slim lead over the Panthers and take home the meet win. Austin Braud and Cade Kosche shot 37s, taking home co-medalist honors. UT's Jordan Hart and Dan DeVilder finished their rounds at 42.

Prep girls' golf
Moline 212, Quincy 256: Gaby Correa led Moline with a score of 44. Megan Medinger was two strokes behind her at 46. Quincy's Hannah Rosen was best on the day, taking home medalist honors with a 43.

Alleman triangular: The Pioneers scored a meet-low 188, besting Rockridge's 199 and Knoxville's 274. Alleman's Claire Benisch and Rockridge's Julian Stone shared medalist honors, each shooting a 41.

Geneseo triangular: The Maple Leafs held their own, shooting a 175 for the meet win. Prophetstown finished with a score of 240 and Rock Island came home third with a 249. Geneseo's Monica Lieving was the medalist, shooting a 39. Bailey Ries shot her season-low on Tuesday, finishing with a 41. Prophetstown was led by Taylor Kelley's 54.

Prep girls' cross country
Geneseo takes fifth at Sycamore Invitational: Geneseo finished fifth in the 14-team invite. Katie Puls was the Maple Leafs' top finisher with a time of 20:45, good for 16th place.

College women's soccer
SAU's Lynn honored: Morgan Lynn, a senior goal keeper for St. Ambrose, was named the Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the Midwest Collegiate Conference. Her week was highlighted with a shutout against No. 10 Robert Morris (Ill.), where she posted seven saves. She had 14 saves on the week.

College men's cross country
Balduf takes award: St. Ambrose junior Ty Balduf earned the inaugural MCC Runner of the Week for the season as he finished second out of 27 runners at the Fighting Bee Opener. His 5K time of 17:02 was a personal best and helped St. Ambrose to the team title.


Local events heading

  Today is Friday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2014. There are 103 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: Charles M. Osborn of this city, a lawyer of prominence, who voted for Lincoln in 1860 is now out strong for McClellan and will take the stump for him.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The George Fleming company had begun its dried fruit packing in a branch plant on 16th Street, Rock Island, employing nearly a hundred workers.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The cornerstone of the new Eagles home was laid. Building committee members were John Kobeman, Fred Ehmke and Frank Wich.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Former Kaiser Wilhelm, in exile, is sad as the Nazis march with communists.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Ninety-two members of the acappella choir at Davenport's West High School today accepted an invitation to perform at the New York World's Fair on June 13, 1965.
1989 -- 25 years ago: A Rock Island woman is one of 50 winners of $10,000 in cash in the Illinois State Lottery's "Celebration "89" instant ticket game. Dawn Loeffler was the third winner to be chosen through daily drawings that began Aug. 28 and will run 50 consecutive days.

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