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Spark Golf at Palmer Hills

June 1st, 2020

Ready to play Spark Golf? Spark is a 9-hole, recreational golf league where golfers play fun golf, connect with others and experience friendly competition. You can now experience Spark Golf every Wednesday night, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at Palmer Hills Golf Course (2999 Middle Road Bettendorf). Spark Golf is intended to be relaxed and fun with friendly competition. 2-person teams play a net better-ball format earning points during each league round. Play more rounds, earn more points and have more fun all season! Joining the league is free! League rounds are available for purchase each week or... Read More

John Deere Classic Cancellation A Devastating Economic Loss To Quad-Cities

May 28th, 2020

The cornucopia of closures due to coronavirus keeps growing, as what was planned to be the 50th PGA Tour event in the Quad-Cities, the John Deere Classic, is canceled this July. Because of the continuing Covid-19 restrictions around events and public gatherings in the surrounding area, the 2020 JDC at TPC Deere Run in Silvis was canceled, tournament officials announced Thursday. The tournament will, however, continue its commitment to the 2020 Birdies for Charity campaign, including a promise to deliver at least a 5-percent bonus to all participating organizations. Last year, the tournament raised... Read More

Rock Island Parks And Recreation Rolls Out Reopening Plans

May 24th, 2020

As we approach Phase 3 – Recovery in the State plan to Restore Illinois, the Rock Island Parks and Recreation Department is making plans in accordance with the Governor’s guidelines. Phase 3 is tentatively scheduled to begin May 29th. If Phase 3 is put in place, the Department will begin modified programming for groups up to 10. The following sports activities will be offered: mini youth sports skills outdoor camps including basketball, baseball, softball, soccer, xc/running, pickle ball, tennis and golf. All programs will be limited to small groups and have safety guidelines in place. Registration... Read More

EMSSC Competitive Soccer Tryouts Coming Up In June!

May 21st, 2020

It’s that time of year…time for EMSSC Competitive Soccer tryouts for the Fall 2020/Spring 2021 season! EMSSC’s competitive program is for those athletes with advanced skill and high ambition for the sport.  Our program teaches advanced soccer skills, teamwork, patience, and respect on and off the soccer field. For more information about the competitive program or to register for tryouts, head to https://www.emssc.org.  Read More

East Moline’s Deontae Nache Selected For Midwest Olympic Development Soccer Camp

May 14th, 2020

East Moline’s Deontae Nache, a member of the East Moline Silvis Soccer Club U14 RENEGADES, was selected to the Midwest Region Olympic Development Program ID Camp. The regional camp brings top players from the Midwest to play for high level coaches and college coaches to display their skills in hopes of being selected to represent the Midwest Region. The camp is currently delayed due to COVID 19 with the selection process continuing to November 2020. Congratulations, Deontae!  Read More

Michael Jordan Documentary Mini-Series ‘The Last Dance’

April 17th, 2020

ESPN’s highly anticipated 10-part docuseries on Michael Jordan, “The Last Dance”, originally set to debut in June 2020 will now premiere this weekend! Michael Jordan is one of the most celebrated figures in popular culture and is almost universally regarded as the greatest basketball player of all time. In a career filled with too many accolades to list, MJ dominated the ’90s, leading the Chicago Bulls to six championships. The only years the team didn’t win it all during this incredible run, were when Jordan was either retired or trying his hand at minor league baseball. In 1997-1998,... Read More

Quad City Steamwheelers Season Canceled

April 15th, 2020

The Steamwheelers have ground to a halt. The Indoor Football League, which includes the Quad City Steamwheelers, has decided to cancel the 2020 season. Steamwheeler representatives posted the following on their facebook page: “Though we are extremely disappointed we could not continue play we support the decision 100% as the health and safety for our players, staff and fans are paramount. We are looking forward to making a huge return in 2021! To all of our fans, sponsors, players, and partners we hope to keep all of you locked in for 2021. The IFL will expand to a 16 game season giving... Read More

Rock Island’s Augustana College Adding Men’s, Women’s Water Polo Teams

April 12th, 2020

Rock Island’s Augustana College is ready to make a splash, after announcing this week they’re going to be adding men’s and women’s water polo to its varsity sports lineup beginning with the 2021-22 school year. Director of athletics Mike Zapolski announced in a press release on the Augustana site that the two genders of water polo will give the Vikings 14 women’s sports and 14 men’s sports. Just last week Augustana announced that women’s wrestling would become a varsity sport, also in the 2021-22 school year. Zapolski is beginning a search for a new coach... Read More

East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Players Selected For Illinois ODP Team

April 10th, 2020

Three players from the East Moline Silvis Soccer Club U12 Spartans have made the final cut for the Illinois State Soccer Team in their age group, and seven players overall from EMSSC made the cut! Eli Nache and Jonas Cortez made the final cut for the state team for 2008, and Junior Garibay made the pool team! Other EMSSC players to make their respective teams include Deontae Nache and Austin VandeGeest, who made the 2006 team, Addi Schatteman, who made the girls 2007 team, and Logan Schaeffer, who made the 2007 team! EMSSC is the only team from the Quad-Cities to be represented on the teams! ... Read More

Get Fit And ZOOM LIVE This Week

April 6th, 2020

Join Daina Lewis as she kicks off SHINE yoga & bodyworks’ first ZOOM LIVE class for the Shine Community! This class is for all levels and you are encouraged to move at your own pace and listen to your body. Classes take place on Monday Apr 6, Wednesday Apr 8 and Friday Apr 10 from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. and Thursday Apr 9 from 5:45 – 6:45 p.m. To sign up for this class, go to Shine Yoga’s website (create a Mindbody account if you don’t already have one). Please be sure your email is in the Mindbody system when you sign up for the class. SHINE will send you an invite to the Zoom link for... Read More

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