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EMSSC Renegades Return Home Victorious From USA Cup

July 16th, 2019

After a stunning first place finish at the 2019 USA Cup in Minnesota over the weekend, the U13 EMSSC Renegades returned home this week, bringing the gold cup and the spoils of their victories. The annual tournament features teams from over 25 countries worldwide and ranked teams from all 50 states. Teams must meet a certain ranking in order to be included in the mix, and EMSSC has been ranked in the top 20 throughout the season to qualify. The Renegades are made up of Deontae Nache, Aiden Sensabaugh, Landon Sensabaugh, Austin VanDeGeest, Andres Segovia, Jayden Kerr, Carter Ramsey, Logan Schaefer,... Read More

EMSSC U13 Renegades Win 2019 USA Cup!

July 15th, 2019

Very few teams from the Quad-Cities area have ever competed in the USA Cup, let alone won a trophy there. The annual tournament in Blaine, Minn. features teams from around the world and is only open to the top-ranked squads from states across the country. Some of the top soccer players from around the globe meet up to compete, trade pins, hang out and talk soccer with each other, knowing full well that many of the athletes taking the pitch will be crossing the endlines in professional games before a decade passes. These are kids that take the sport seriously, work hard, practice, and dedicate their... Read More

Experience YouthFest 2019 at Fejervary Park!

July 7th, 2019

Enjoy the Quad Cities’ biggest youth extravaganza of the summer! Hosted by Davenport’s Parks and Recreation department, YouthFest 2019 is happening this Wednesday Jul 10 at Fejervary Park (1800 W 12th Street Davenport) from 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. And it’s FREE! YouthFest is a yearly celebration sponsored by Davenport Parks & Recreation and Davenport Community Schools to encourage youth involvement in constructive summer activities. Participants will enjoy hands-on games, activities, and interactive displays at Fejervary Park Come explore the natural play features and enjoy music, food,... Read More

East Moline Spartans Win Muscatine Tournament, Chasing Top Ten Ranking

July 5th, 2019

The 08 East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Spartans were already ranked in the top 15 in the state going into the Muscatine Soccer Club tournament June 9, and after a thoroughly dominating performance, it’s justifiable to see them chasing a top ten ranking soon. The Spartans completely demolished their opponents, outscoring AYSO, Quad Cities Rush and the home team of Muscatine Soccer Club by a combined goal total of 18-1. They say defense wins championships, and it was defense that led the way to EMSSC’s slaughter of their opponents. The scores were only part of the story, as the point differential... Read More

Re-FL3X Showcase 2019 Provides Fun for the Entire Family!

June 26th, 2019

The Showcase is Back! This is a show for the entire family! If you love Hip Hop Music, Dance and Spoken Word, then this event is for you! Check out the Re-FL3X Showcase 2019, this Saturday Jun 29 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Davenport Junior Theatre (2822 Eastern Avenue Davenport). Bring the kids to this family friendly event presented by Re-FL3X Hip Hop. Re-FL3X Students will be performing pieces from class. Special Guests will also be attendance, that will make this night so much better! Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. Purchase your tickets today at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/re-fl3x-showcase-2019-tickets-63094373971. For... Read More

Do You Know The True Story of The Three Little Pigs?

June 17th, 2019

You thought you knew the story of the “The Three Little Pigs”… You thought wrong. Circa ’21 (1828 3rd Avenue Rock Island) presents their Children’s Summer Musical, The True Story of The Three Little Pigs, beginning this Tuesday Jun 18. In this hysterical and clever fractured fairy tale that twists point of view and perspective, youngsters will finally hear the other side of the story of “The Three Little Pigs.” There are two sides to every story, and when the Big Bad Wolf takes the stand in Piggslyvania’s Trial of the Century, he finally gets his say. But whether he’ll get a fair... Read More

Happy Joes Benefits Area Youth With Golf Outing

June 16th, 2019

Happy Joe’s isn’t just serving up tasty pizza to area families, they’re serving the community. The Happy Joe’s Kids Foundation is dedicated to benefiting and improving the lives of children with special needs and their families and along those lines, last Sunday, June 9, they held the Happy Joe’s golf outing at Fyre Lake Golf Club in Sherrard, Illinois.  Cost was $100 per player and registration included green fees, a shared cart, a boxed lunch including two (2) drink tickets, and following golf an off-site social at TBK Sports Complex in Bettendorf, IA.  The format... Read More

Top-Rated Youth Soccer Team in the Quad-Cities Holding Tryouts

June 13th, 2019

Looking for a great soccer team for fall? EMSSC SPARTANS are having tryouts THIS WEEK! Spartans are the TOP-RATED team in the Quad-Cities, ranked in the top 15 in Illinois at the U11 and U13 levels this year and have excellent coaches and programs for all ages for boys and girls! Looking for a great family environment and the chance to play some awesome soccer? Become a Spartan! Details are in the flyer attached with this story. For more information see http://emssc.org/?fbclid=IwAR2a-zkVbqZVcJHNmMxcLwWlEdbgXVFeYYU3rW9w-npjDBEwywNzpQW6ulI  Read More

Explore the Truth About Dinosaurs at Niabi Zoo

June 13th, 2019

Did you know we have living dinosaurs walking our planet present day? Where are they?  What are they eating? Experience Dinosaur Day at Niabi Zoo (13010 Niabi Zoo Rd. Coal Valley) this Saturday Jun 15 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come see evidence to answer the question, “Are dinosaurs alive?” Participate in hands-on learning activities all day on the Festival Lawn and a special Dinosaurs Alive program at 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., also on the Festival Lawn. Dinosaur Day activities are included with the price of admission – all admission supports conservation and education initiatives at Niabi... Read More

East Moline Spartans Win Armed Forces Cup, Move Up to 15 In State

June 8th, 2019

After a thrilling 7-6 championship win on penalty kicks in the Armed Forces Cup, the U11 East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Spartans are definitely looking like a team to be reckoned with. The Spartans rose to being ranked 15 in the state in the latest GotSoccer ratings after the tournament gold, knocking out Peoria FC and the Q-C Rush in the prelims before taking on and taking out the Q-C Strikers in an electrifying final game. The Spartans, missing two of their starters, leading scorer and striker Elijah DeLaCruz and goalie Gavin DeRudder, dug deep and played tough throughout the weekend, with coach... Read More

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