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Red Dragons Soccer Camp Starts This Week

June 13th, 2017

Have a child, boy or girl, interested in soccer? The summer soccer camp, the Rock Island Red Dragons Camp, will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 13, 15, 20, 22 and 27 at Hauberg Park in Rock Island! Beginners (less than seasons played or ages 5-7) are at 4:45 p.m., Intermediate players (ages 7-11 or three seasons or more played) are at 5:30, Advanced players (four seasons or more played, or ages 8-11) are at 6:15 p.m. Cost is just $50 in advance/$60 first day of camp and beyond and kids get a Red Dragons jersey. If you’re interested, email seanleary@seanleary.com.  Read More

Live Coverage Of Randle Camp Ready To Hoop It Up

May 30th, 2017

Live coverage of Chasson Randle’s Dream Big Youth Camp will take place on QCSportsNet.com Friday, June 9, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. QCSportsNet.com, the leading provider of high school sports play-by-play in the Quad Cities, is set to bring listeners live coverage of Chasson’s Dream Big Youth Camp, featuring the 2011 Illinois Mr. Basketball, former Rock Island High School star and current New York Knicks player Chasson Randle. QCSportsNet’s Ken Jacoby, lead play-by-play announcer for Rocky sports, and Dallon Christensen will anchor the live coverage, on Friday, June 9, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00... Read More

Augustana Fencing More Than Duel-ly Entertaining

April 25th, 2017

What drew you into movies the most? Was it the storyline? The romance? The characters? The costumes? Or was it the action scenes: the brawling, the pistol duels, the sword fights? For as long as I can remember, movies such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Princess Bride, and Robin Hood all drew me in with their epic sword fights and swashbuckling heroics. Now that I’m in college I have been given the opportunity to learn this wonderful sport and mimic the amazing combat I witnessed on screen. Of course, there is more to this sport than what meets the eye, it’s not all slashing and hacking at your... Read More

Get Hoopin’ For The House!

April 6th, 2017

The Quad Cities’ Ultimate Pickup Game is once again upon us! That’s right, it’s time for the 10th Annual Hoopin’ for the House! Hoopin’ for the House is a fundraiser brought to you by Friendly House of Davenport. It is a twelve-hour marathon basketball game for adults. This year’s event will start at 7pm Friday April 7 and go through 7am on Saturday April 8. Each game will last forty minutes, with a five-minute warmup beforehand. This is not set up as a tournament, but score will be kept for general interest purposes. Between games, there will be plenty to keep players occupied. Live... Read More

Are You Ready For Some Baseball?!!???

April 6th, 2017

Baseball season is finally upon us! It’s time to start rooting for our Quad Cities River Bandits! The QC River Bandit’s Opening Day is this Thursday, April 6. There will be pregame fireworks, a magnet schedule giveaway and Thirsty Thursday specials. The game is scheduled for 6:35pm against the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers. You can check out the following link for this season’s schedule: http://www.milb.com/schedule/index.jsp?sid=t565. Also scheduled for this weekend is the one and only bi-state Bandits Race to Home 5K and Kids Fun Run! Presented by Palmer Chiropractic Clinics and the Quad City... Read More

Race Over To The Speedway To Burn Rubber This Weekend

April 5th, 2017

With warmer weather comes faster cars. That’s right, race season is here! The Davenport Speedway (2815 W Locust Street Davenport) will be kicking off their 2017 season this weekend! On Friday, April 7 the season starts with the REBEL 5K event. Pits will open at 3pm. The Grandstand opens at 4:30 and Hot Laps starts at 5:30. The races will begin at 6pm. Tickets are $21 for adults, $18 for students and seniors, and children 12 and under are free. The cost for a pit pass is $35. The REBEL 5K is highlighted by IMCA Late Models racing on the quarter-mile track, with a $5,000 prize awaiting the winner.... Read More

Hot Hoops Action at I-Wi This Weekend

March 8th, 2017

Looking for an action-filled weekend of live sports while supporting Women’s College Basketball? Then you are in luck! The 2017 Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament will be taking place at the IWireless Center in Moline March 9-12. Tickets vary depending on whether you purchase a single session admission or an all-session ticket package. Ticket prices and information can be found at http://www.mvcquadcities.com/tickets/default/#.WL3cRzvyvb1. Ten universities will be competing in the MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament, including: Bradley, Drake, Evansville, Illinois State,... Read More

Shoot For Some Fun With The Augie Hoops Team This Winter

December 9th, 2016

If you’re a big basketball fan, you’ll want to look no further than Augustana College’s men’s basketball team, which just started its season. Augustana Men’s Basketball will be playing home games in December on Saturday Dec. 10 against Carthage, Friday the 16th against Central College, and in January on Wednesday the 11th against Illinois Wesleyan, Saturday the 14th against Carroll College, and Wednesday the 25th against Elmhurst. All games start at 7:00 p.m. and are held at the Carver Center at 3500 5th Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201 and can be reached at 395-709-7000. The full game schedule... Read More

Augustana Women’s Basketball Shooting For A Huge Season

November 17th, 2016

What is the first thing you think of when you think of Augustana College? Is it the school mascot? The campus? The events you’ve attended or heard about, or is it what the school is better known for in the sports world: the school’s basketball team? Before Christmas, Augustana’s Women’s Basketball Team will have five home games at the Carver Center (3500 5th Ave, Rock Island, IL 61201, Phone: (309) 794-7000): 11/19 with Monmouth at 5 p.m., 11/29 with Coe at 7 p.m., 12/3 with North Park at 5 p.m. (which also starts their conference), 12/10 with Carthage at 5 p.m., and 12/20 with Whitewater... Read More

Davenport Eliminated After Tough Battles At Babe Ruth World Series

August 15th, 2016
Davenport's Cade Amato gets the out at first base

Davenport’s team was eliminated Sunday from the Babe Ruth World Series after a fourth tough loss, but its team can hold its head high after another terrific effort, perhaps their best yet of the competition. The team is composed of Manager Jason Gillaspie, Coach Larry Cato, Coach Tony Losasso and players Cody Depardo, Sam Wellman, Jacob Struss, Luke Loving, Lucas Gross, Andrew Hutchcroft, Cade Amato, Nate Canfield, Jake Mahon, Alex Jaros, Owen Steiger, Jackson Vogel, Kieren Obrien and Sam Fleming. Day four of the thirteen year old Ottumwa Babe Ruth World Series started smoothly but was interrupted... Read More

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