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Iowa Schools Getting High Scores For High School Egaming Programs

June 22nd, 2022
Iowa Schools Getting High Scores For High School Egaming Programs

Davenport Schools students are excelling at a new kind of sports competition, one that takes them to different realities, finds them in battles with monstrous creatures, and pits them against daunting tasks that sometimes defy the very laws of time and space. Esports, competitive video gaming, has become a huge industry over the past decade, with many schools across the world founding their own teams to compete against rival schools. During that time, Davenport Community School District has become one of the top esports programs in the country – and it’s more than just a bunch of kids sitting... Read More

ESports Event Coming To Quad-Cities This Weekend

October 23rd, 2021
ESports Event Coming To Quad-Cities This Weekend

The National Esports Collegiate Conference (NECC) will host a series of scholastic LAN events throughout the 2021-22 academic year called the Hometown Series.  A LAN event stands for Local Area Network event where players connect computers together for multiplayer video games played simultaneously. In conjunction with St. Ambrose University, the NECC’s Hometown Series will head to Davenport, Iowa, on Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24.  Visit Quad Cities is also serving as a presenting partner in the event.  The state-of-the-art Rhythm City Casino will serve as the host location for... Read More

National ESports Event Beams Into Davenport Next Weekend

October 16th, 2021
National ESports Event Beams Into Davenport Next Weekend

Quad Cities – The National Esports Collegiate Conference (NECC) will host a series of scholastic LAN events throughout the 2021-22 academic year called the Hometown Series.  A LAN event stands for Local Area Network event where players connect computers together for multiplayer video games played simultaneously. In conjunction with St. Ambrose University, the NECC’s Hometown Series will head to Davenport, Iowa, on Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24.  Visit Quad Cities is also serving as a presenting partner in the event.  The state-of-the-art Rhythm City Casino will serve as the... Read More

ESports Events Coming To Quad-Cities In October

September 27th, 2021
ESports Events Coming To Quad-Cities In October

Quad Cities – The National Esports Collegiate Conference (NECC) will host a series of scholastic LAN events throughout the 2021-22 academic year called the Hometown Series.  A LAN event stands for Local Area Network event where players connect computers together for multiplayer video games played simultaneously. In conjunction with St. Ambrose University, the NECC’s Hometown Series will head to Davenport, Iowa, on Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24.  Visit Quad Cities is also serving as a presenting partner in the event.  The state-of-the-art Rhythm City Casino will serve as the... Read More

Jumer’s Changes Name, Becomes Bally’s Quad Cities Casino

September 20th, 2021
Jumer's Changes Name, Becomes Bally's Quad Cities Casino

Jumer’s has rolled the dice for the last time on its old name and has officially drawn a new moniker — Bally’s Quad-Cities Casino. The casino announced the following on its Facebook page: Our name has changed and we are officially part of the Bally’s Corporation family! We would like to present to you Bally’s Quad Cities Casino & Hotel, formerly known as Jumer’s Casino & Hotel. Welcome to the Ballyverse…we can’t wait for all the exciting things to come! #BallysQuadCities #jumpintothethrill #welcometotheballyverse  Read More

KWQC-TV6’s Skubie Mageza Is Moving Over To ESPN!

September 14th, 2021
KWQC-TV6's Skubie Mageza Is Moving Over To ESPN!

Skubie Mageza, one of the brightest stars in the local broadcast journalism galaxy, is getting a chance to glow up at a much higher level — on the gold standard for national sports coverage, ESPN. According to a story on the website of Mageza’s local employer, KWQC-TV6, the on-air personality is joining ESPN as a digital sports host, doing sideline reporting for college football and other events nationwide. Mageza had been a sports anchor and reporter for TV6 for three years, and from the time of his arrival, was an engaging and fun on-air personality. Mageza started his new gig on... Read More

NES @ Night Dropping At Davenport Public Library

August 31st, 2021
NES @ Night Dropping At Davenport Public Library

Party like it’s 1989!  Pop in Thursdays in September at 6:00 pm at Fairmount St. (3000 Fairmount St.) and post the best time/score each month on a classic game to take home QC bragging rights and a prize. We kick off our first month of NES @ Night with Konami’s “Contra.” This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information visit www.davenportlibrary.com or call the library at (563) 326-7832.  Read More

Next Stop on ESports Hometown Series is Davenport, Iowa, Oct. 23-24

August 27th, 2021
Next Stop on ESports Hometown Series is Davenport, Iowa, Oct. 23-24

Quad Cities – The National Esports Collegiate Conference (NECC) will host a series of scholastic LAN events throughout the 2021-22 academic year called the Hometown Series.  A LAN event stands for Local Area Network event where players connect computers together for multiplayer video games played simultaneously. In conjunction with St. Ambrose University, the NECC’s Hometown Series will head to Davenport, Iowa, on Saturday, October 23 and Sunday, October 24.  Visit Quad Cities is also serving as a presenting partner in the event.  The state-of-the-art Rhythm City Casino will serve as the... Read More