Thursday - October 18, 2018
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Red Sox outfielder makes game saving catch, team takes 3-1 series lead - Thu, 18 Oct 2018
There are just four teams left in Major League Baseball, and Wednesday, October 17th's game between the Boston Red Sox and the Houston Astros was a wild one.

Green Tree Brewery in LeClaire taps new brew in honor of QC Storm hockey - Wed, 17 Oct 2018
A new brew in honor of the QC Storm hockey team was named ahead of the season opener.

University of Illinois leader expects action to find new mascot - Tue, 16 Oct 2018
A top University of Illinois administrator says he expects action within several months on recommendations toward quelling the ongoing turmoil over the school's former Chief Illiniwek mascot.

Broderson finds perfect fit in Ames - Tue, 16 Oct 2018
Assumption’s Julien Broderson chose Iowa State over several other schools this weekend.  The 2 time state champion called the Cyclones a perfect fit.

Assumption and Pleasant Valley share MAC volleyball title - Tue, 16 Oct 2018
The MAC volleyball title came down to the last night of league play.  Assumption swept 10th ranked North Scott at the Pit to earn their share of the title.  Pleasant Valley earns a sweep of their own against Burlington to grab a share of their own.

The Score Sunday – Sterling Volleyball, North Scott Football, Illini Athletics, FCA - Mon, 15 Oct 2018
The Score Sunday features the Sterling Volleyball Team who is off to a 32-1 start to the season and ranked in the state.  North Scott Football has won 7 straight games and are undefeated in district play with one more game to play.  Kedric Prince talks about the Illinois Football and Basketball Teams.  The FCA Story of the week features brothers on the Monmouth Football Team.

Regional Soccer, MTI Score Standout - Sun, 14 Oct 2018
Monmouth-Roseville and Alleman would play 100 minutes of soccer before they decided their Regional Championship in penalty kicks.  The titans beating the Pioneers 2-1 to advance to sectionals. Rock Island hosting Pekin in 3A quarterfinal soccer action.  The rocks dominated play through regulation and overtime, but Pekin would score a 3-1 win in penalty kicks to advance to the regional Semifinals. Midwest Technical Institute Score Standouts.

MTI Score Standout - Sun, 14 Oct 2018
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The Score Week 8 - Sat, 13 Oct 2018
Moline vs Quincy.  Moline goes to Quincy and beats the Blue Devils 28-21 to win the Western Big 6 Title. United Township vs Rock Island.  Rock Island shuts out the Panthers 42-0. Alleman vs Galesburg.  Alleman beats Galesburg 28-20. Sycamore vs Geneseo.  Sycamore runs past Geneseo 34-6. LaSalle-Peru vs Sterling.  Sterling wins their 8th game of the year 49-12. North Scott vs Clear Creek Amana.  North Scott post big road win to take lead in the District. Don Umland Mic’d […]

Three knives recovered during investigation into Iowa State University golfer’s death - Fri, 12 Oct 2018
Court records indicate police in Iowa have recovered three knives in an investigation into the killing of a top amateur golfer from Spain.

A Red Storm’s a-brewin’ inside of United! - Fri, 12 Oct 2018
United High School loves WQAD News 8, and school leaders were super excited to be our featured school for Week 8 of The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally on Good Morning Quad Cities.

AP Source: Cubs fire hitting coach Chili Davis - Fri, 12 Oct 2018
A person with knowledge of the situation says the Chicago Cubs have fired hitting coach Chili Davis after one season.

Week 9 of The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally takes us to…Galesburg! - Fri, 12 Oct 2018
Week 8 of The Score Pre-Game Pep Rally was fantastic at United High School and the GMQC crew is already gearing up for Week 9.

Assumption Football, Alleman Soccer, Monmouth-Roseville Soccer, Western Big 6 XC, Storm Hockey - Fri, 12 Oct 2018
Assumption beats Iowa City Liberty 27-0 to stay in the race for a district title.  Alleman rolls past Riverdale in the 1A Soccer Regional Semi-Final 11-2 they will play Monmouth-Roseville, who beat Kewanee 5-0, for the Regional Championship.  Western big 6 Cross Country teams ran at Empire Park to decide the Conference Title.  Moline would sweep the girls and boys team events.  Lylia Gomez from Moline was the top girls finisher, Fiker Rosen from Quincy was the boys winner.  The […]

Lily Schoeck Setting The Bar High - Wed, 10 Oct 2018
The Western Big 6 has always boasted plenty of talent when it comes to tennis. Dustin Nolan shows us one Alleman tennis player who is setting the Pioneer bar extremely high. Schoeck who has won the  Western Big 6 singles title three years in a row, is looking to make her third trip to state this season. You don’t have too look to far to see where Schoeck’s passion for the sport of tennis comes from, with a family that […]

Report: Minnesota Twins consider ex-Cubs catcher for management job - Wed, 10 Oct 2018
The Minnesota Twins have expressed interest in bringing a former Cubs player into an open managerial position, according to a report.

Pleasant Valley earns huge MAC win - Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Pleasant Valley sweeps Assumption in 3 games to improve to 7-1 in the MAC and pull into a 1st place tie with Assumption in the conference.

Complete coverage of Iowa Basketball Media Day - Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Kory Kuffler goes 1 on 1 with highly touted freshman and former Muscatine standout Joe Wieskamp Hawkeyes feel last season’s humbling experience will help this winter Iowa offense should impress again this winter, but can the Hawkeyes improve on the defensive end.

Baer primed for big senior season - Wed, 10 Oct 2018
4 and a half years ago Nicholas Baer came to Iowa City as an unknown walk on.  Now the former Bettendorf product is ready to start his last season as the Hawkeyes lone senior.  Baer says last year’s humbling season will help this winter and so too will the addition of Muscatine’s Joe Wieskamp.

The Score Sunday – Wilton Football, Pleasant Valley VB, FCA - Tue, 09 Oct 2018
The Score Sunday features the Wilton Football Team who is undefeated in district play.. The Beavers have the inside track to winning that district title.  Pleasant Valley Volleyball hsa a 20-5 record and 6-1 in the MAC.  The Spartans will face Assumption in a showdown for first place in the conference.  The FCA story of the week features two football players from Annawan-Wethersfield.