Friday - January 17, 2020
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Quad City Storm Forward Fries Named Player Of The Week

January 8th, 2020

Storm forward Connor Fries has been named the SPHL’s Warrior ‘Player Of The Week.’  It is the first player of the week honor for a Storm player in franchise history.  Per the SPHL: “The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that Connor Fries of the Quad City Storm was named the Warrior Hockey/SPHL Player of the Week for December 30-January 5. Fries scored six goals, including his first professional hat trick, added two assists and was +7 as the Storm picked up five of a possible six points last week, going 2-0-1. The Centerville, MA native closed out 2019 with... Read More

QuadCities.com – Top 30 Stories Of 2019 (#10 – #1)

December 31st, 2019

And here you have them, the TOP TEN stories of the year, 2019. There were obviously a lot of big stories this year, but, these are the ten that we picked to have the biggest impact and resonance. Why did we pick these stories? A couple of them involved incredible achievements by local groups of people, achievements that are rarely accomplished by groups on the local level. Some of those involved achievements by groups of kids, which make them even more impressive, and also leave the possibility for even greater resonance later on down the line as those children grow and mature and work towards... Read More

Get Quad City Storm Tickets, Help The EMSSC Spartans Soccer Team!

December 19th, 2019

Storm tickets make a great Christmas gift, and so does helping out a group of great kids! And now you can see a great Q-C Storm game and help out the EMSSC U12 SPARTANS, the top-rated local youth soccer team, ranked #8 in Illinois at the U12 level! Yup, if you buy your tickets at the link below, proceeds from ALL ticket sales will go to help the EMSSC U12 Spartans! You have to buy from this link though, because that’s how the Storm keeps track of sales for the team. The two benefit games for the Spartans are the Nickelodeon Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game December 27 and the Marvel universe... Read More

What’s The Good News, Quad-Cities?

December 4th, 2019

With the doldrums of winter weather upon us, there’s a need now more than ever for some journalistic sunshine in our lives, and you’ve come to the right place! Every month we look at some of the great positive news going on around the Quad-Cities, and, in partnership with KWQC-TV6’s “Paula Sands Live,” we shine the spotlight on the GOOD news in the area! Let’s get started!   Like, OMG Becky, We HAVE To Go To This Fest! Crafted QC will be hosting its sixth indie arts festival, OMG Beckyfest, Friday, December 6, 6-9 PM and Saturday, December 7, 10 AM-4 PM,  in the Great Hall of... Read More

Painting The Ice For Veterans With The Quad City Storm!

November 8th, 2019

The Quad City Storm, your local hockey squad, is honoring veterans this weekend with their Salute To Veterans game Saturday night at 7 p.m.! There will be special deals for customers, special honors for veterans, and various benefits for veterans charities, including a jersey auction of special themed jerseys worn by the team that night! In addition, this week, families and friends of local veterans were asked to come on down to the TaxSlayer to paint the ice with the names of their beloved veterans, with all proceeds from the painting going to charity. It’s going to be a great game for a... Read More

Last Day To Bid On Storm Peanuts Jerseys!

October 29th, 2019

Today is the final day for fans to bid on the Storm’s Halloween Peanuts jerseys online at http://www.QuadCityStorm.com!   The auction will close at 7:00 P.M. central time.  All net proceeds will benefit the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center in Rock Island which serves to provide opportunities for a diverse population through a variety of programs and services. The Storm and Saturday’s Peanuts Game sponsor, Liberty Packaging, will present a check to the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center tomorrow at 3:00 P.M. at the center, located at 630 9th St, Rock Island, IL 61201.  Read More

Quad City Storm Storm Quad-Cities With Awesome Opening Weekend!

October 28th, 2019

The Quad City Storm stormed back onto the ice at TaxSlayer Center Friday and Saturday with two hard-fought opening contests, splitting with a win and a loss, but coming up big winners in providing excitement to fans and helping out local charities with an auction of Peanuts-themed jerseys on Saturday night! As the Storm posted on their Facebook page on Sunday morning: “Thanks for a great weekend Storm Fans! Opening night rocked and we appreciate your energy last night, even though we didn’t get the result we wanted. Our jersey auction for these Peanuts jerseys is open right now. Click... Read More

Three Lucky Locals Win Tickets To See The Quad City Storm!

October 24th, 2019

They came, they saw, they answered the trivia question correctly, and they won tickets! Yup, THREE lucky locals each won a pair of tickets to see the opening night game of the Quad City Storm this Friday! QuadCities.com is, once again, a proud sponsor of the Quad City Storm! And during select times this season, we’re giving away THREE PAIRS OF TICKETS to see the Storm at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline to a trio of lucky folks. All you have to do is answer our hockey trivia question correctly and email your answer to Sean@QuadCities.com before 3 p.m. Thursday. We’ll pick the winners... Read More

Play Hockey Trivia, Win Tickets To See The Quad City Storm!

October 22nd, 2019

How would you like to win a pair of tickets to see the opening night game of the Quad City Storm this Friday? It’s easy! And fun! QuadCities.com is, once again, a proud sponsor of the Quad City Storm! And we’re giving away THREE PAIRS OF TICKETS to opening night this Friday at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline to a trio of lucky folks. All you have to do is answer the following hockey trivia question correctly and email your answer to Sean@QuadCities.com before 3 p.m. Thursday. We’ll pick the winners and notify you that afternoon and announce the winners Friday! The question is:... Read More

Quad City Storm Announce Captains For The Coming Season

October 18th, 2019

Tomorrow the Storm play the first game of the 2019-2020 season on the road versus the Peoria Rivermen at 7:15 P.M. Today, Storm Head Coach Dave Pszenyczny announced captains for the upcoming season: Captain:                              Dean Yakura Assistant (home)              John Schiavo Assistant (home)              Kristaps Nimanis Assistant (road)                Tommy Tsicos Assistant (road)                Junior Harris Yakura was acquired last season in a trade with the Peoria Rivermen and has played... Read More

Translate