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Athletes compete in 19th Quad City Triathalon despite extreme heat - Mon, 18 Jun 2018
More than 400 athletes raced through extreme heat in the 19th annual Quad City Triathlon on Saturday, June 16th at West Lake in Davenport.

WQAD Sports June 17th - Mon, 18 Jun 2018
– Bandits Get The Sweep Over Burlington – Cubs And Cards Highlights – Tigers And White Sox Highlights – U.S. Open Highlights – Chasson Randle On The NBA

Bandits move closer to playoff spot, North beats Bettendorf in baseball, PV Softball preparing to defend - Sat, 16 Jun 2018
Quad Cities River bandits move closer to a first half playoff spot with a 3-0 win over Burlington.  Bandits getting some help as Clinton and Peoria both lose. Davenport North and Bettendorf resume a delayed game.  The Wildcats beat the Bulldogs 9-2. Pleasant Valley softball has won 12 straight to improve their record to 18-5.  The Spartans are preparing to defend their State Championship.

US Open: Dustin Johnson leads as Woods, Spieth, McIlroy miss cut - Sat, 16 Jun 2018
The key, he said, was not getting angry.

Pleasant Valley SB, Bandits Sweep Clinton, David Robinson talks about taking over West BB - Fri, 15 Jun 2018
Pleasant valley Softball sweeps Clinton to stay atop the MAC race. Bandits take three from Clinton Lumberkings to move into a tie for first with three games remaining in the first half. Opening round of the 118th U.S. Open has four golfers tied for the lead at 1-under. David Robinson takes over the Davenport West Basketball program. He talks about what fans and players can expect this season.

Free admission for military service members at John Deere Classic 2018 - Thu, 14 Jun 2018
Service members will be invited to a military outpost behind the number 18 tee for VIP viewing in an air conditioned suite.

Bandits move into first place tie, North Scott baseball wins, Ri Post 200 wins Veterans Cup, 2-hole in ones - Thu, 14 Jun 2018
Quad Cities River Bandits move into a tie with Clinton for first place after beating the Lumberkings 5-4. North Scott Baseball shuts out Maquoketa 8-0. Rock Island Legion Post 200 beats Moline Legion Post 246,  5-2 to win the first Veterans Cup. Two local golfers Sharon Kundel and Debby Wheeler each made a hole in one on the same hole on the same day at Indian Bluff Golf Course.  The two ladies aced the Par 3 5th hole which was […]

Two Indian Bluff golfers make back-to-back holes-in-one on the same hole, on the same day - Wed, 13 Jun 2018
The odds are 17 million to 1, but two ladies beat those odds yesterday at Indian Bluff Golf Course in Milan, Illinois. On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018, Sharon Kundel and Debby Wheeler pulled off a rare feat – each making a hole-in-one on the same hole within minutes of each other. “Both aces came on the 5th hole, which is 126 yards for females and a par 3,” said a press release from Rock Island County Forest Preserve Director Jeff […]

Assumption Baseball, Wilton beats North in baseball, Bandits win, Bryson DeChambeau talks about the U.S. Open - Wed, 13 Jun 2018
Assumption gets a complete game shut out as they beat Cedar rapids Washington 1-0. Wilton scores 14 runs on their way to a 7-run win over Davenport North. Quad City River Bandits blank Clinton 4-nothing to move closer to a playoff spot. John Deere Classic Champ Bryson DeChambeau talks about the upcoming U.S. Open.

WQAD Sports June 11th - Wed, 13 Jun 2018
– “Do It For David” – Davenport West Names New Boys Basketball Coach – Quad City YMCA Was Rowing For Gold

Quad Cities youth rowers set personal best medal count in national competition - Mon, 11 Jun 2018
Results from the US Rowing Youth National Championship this past weekend reaffirmed the Quad Cities is a force to be reckoned with.

The Score Sunday – Rock Island Softball, Assumption Soccer State Champions - Mon, 11 Jun 2018
The Score Sunday features State Champions.  Rock Island Softball wins their first State Title in school history.  The Lady Rocks talk about winning and what it took to get it done this season. Assumption Girls Soccer wins their third straight State Title and 7th in the past eight year.  This is also their ninth championship which ties them for the most in the state of Iowa.

Assumption Soccer wins 9th Title in school history, Rock Island Softball wins first State Championship - Sun, 10 Jun 2018
Assumption Soccer cruised to an 8-0 win over Sioux City Heelan, it’s their 9th State Title in school history. Rock Island Softball makes history, winning their first Championship in softball.  Lady Rocks beat Plainfield North 2-1 for the 4A State Title.

Rock Island SB wins semifinal game, Assumption Advances to Soccer Championship, QC Hockey Gets New Coach - Sat, 09 Jun 2018
Rock Island Softball makes their first trip to the state tournament in school history.  The Lady Rocks beats York 3-1 to advance to the 4A Championship game. Assumption Soccer beat Center Point Urbana in the 1A Semifinals to advance to the State Championship game.  Carly King with the hat trick in the Lady Knights 5-1 win.  They will play for the 7th title in 8 years. A new coach has been named for the newest QC Hockey team. Dave Pszenyczny […]

WQAD Sports June 7th Part 1- State Soccer Coverage - Fri, 08 Jun 2018
 Assumption girls cruise to Quarterfinal win Pleasant Valley falls in Quarterfinals to Waukee 3-1 Burlington Notre Dame falls in Quarters to Waverly Shell Rock 4-1

WQAD Sports June 7th Part 2- Rocks sendoff - Fri, 08 Jun 2018
Lady Rocks receive hero’s sendoff Madison Keys falls in French Semifinals D.J. Carton selected for NBPA Elite camp Illini Transfer

Woman catches foul ball in her beer — then chugs it! - Thu, 07 Jun 2018
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – A baseball fan enjoying a cold beer at the Braves-Padres game became a legend after catching a foul ball in her cup. Gabby DiMarco got a little more than she bargained for when Braves outfield Ender Inciarte sent a pitch straight at her – and into her full brew. DiMarco really got the crowd going by downing her beverage with the baseball still inside. When the baseball lands in your beer cup in front of everyone…you chug […]

WQAD Sports June 4th - Wed, 06 Jun 2018
-Rock Island softball win Super Sectional title -Pleasant Valley, Burlington Notre Dame, and Assumption all punch their tickets to State Soccer tournament

NFL Eagles and Philadelphia mayor respond to Trump’s canceling WH visit - Tue, 05 Jun 2018
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said that he is "equally proud of the Eagles' activism off the field" and that the players "represent the diversity of our nation — a nation in which we are free to express our opinions."

Woman ‘astonished’ by kindness of stranger, who turns out to be NFL’s Jermaine Gresham - Tue, 05 Jun 2018
LOS ANGELES – A woman shared her airport encounter with “an angel,” who she later found out was NFL player Jermaine Gresham, and the story has gone viral. On May 30, Delilah Cassidy was about to miss her flight at Los Angeles International Airport when “the most amazing thing” happened to her. She said it all started when she learned about American Airlines’ new policy of passengers having to pay to take carry-on luggage onto planes. Cassidy said she put all of […]