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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

John Deere Classic Hits The Tees This Week!

July 11th, 2019

The revered and lauded local golf tournament drawing fans and sportsmen from around the world, the John Deere Classic, runs at Moline’s Deere Run course Thursday through Sunday. Competitors began teeing off today, with a wide-range of events and promotions surrounding the event. Favorites for the trophy this year include Vegas odds favorite Collin Morikawa. The 160-player field battles it out for a $6 million purse, with the winner getting $1.044 million. Various charities are also winners as, last year, 521 participating charities received $12.27 million.  This year, the tournament is expected... Read More

Who’s Going To Win The John Deere Classic? The Answer Will Surprise You!

July 10th, 2019

Who’s going to win the John Deere Classic, running at Deere Run Thursday through Sunday this week? Will it be favorite Collin Morikawa, who is on top of the Vegas odds board at 14-1? Nope. Not according to a computer simulation run at the controversial website Sportsline.com, well known for its computer simulations and predictions on huge sporting events. No, Sportsline barely has Morikawa finishing in the top 10. Instead, they’ve got Kevin Streelman, a 25-1 long shot, making a strong run at the title. He has a much better chance to win it all than his odds imply, so he’s a target for... 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

John Deere Classic Returns to the Quad Cities!

July 5th, 2019

Calling all golf aficionados and enthusiasts! The most exciting event to hit the Quad Cities is right around the corner. The 49th John Deere Classic is next in line on the PGA Tour and is happening right here in the Quad Cities at TPC Deere Run (3100 Heather Knoll Silvis) from Monday Jul 8 through Sunday Jul 14. The John Deere Classic was honored to be named the 2016 Tournament of the Year by the PGA TOUR and has a long history of providing some of the most magical and memorable finishes in golf. Many recall Steve Stricker’s three-peat of championships from 2009 – 2011. Cedar Rapids native,... Read More

Scully Returns To The Quad City Storm

June 22nd, 2019

Storm forward John Scully has been signed to the training camp roster. Last season Scully tied for the team lead in goals with 14 and added eight assists. Storm signings this summer are presented by Sylvia’s Restaurant.  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

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

Quad City Storm Tickets For Next Season On Sale Now!

June 5th, 2019

Are you ready to rock some hockey again? Stanley Cup got you psyched for the next season? Well, the Quad City Storm has just dropped their schedule for 2019-2020 and tickets are on sale now! Storm fans, it’s time to break out your calendars and mark down the dates for the upcoming season. The schedule includes eleven Friday games, twelve Saturday games, three Sunday games and a pair of weekday games. All 28 contests will be played at the TaxSlayer Center. The team’s promotional schedule and opponents will be revealed in the next several weeks. October 25th, 2019 October 26th,... Read More

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