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Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois

Will It Be Barca, Man U Or A Surprise For Griezmann?

June 8th, 2019

Will it be a Victory Royale for Barcelona or Manchester United in getting brilliant attacker, French World Cup winner and Fortnite fan Antoine Griezman? Or will another surprise team like Real Madrid end up dancing the L to Barca and Man U? Ever since Griezmann announced last month on his Twitter that he would be leaving Atletico Madrid after five years playing in the Wanda, there’s been rampant speculation on where the perennial contender for the Ballon D’Or would end up next season. The early money was on Barcelona, which had been courting the Frenchman last summer, and first reports jumping... Read More

EMSSC Spartans Ranked #15 In Illinois!

May 23rd, 2019

The East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Spartans U11 team has moved up to #15 in the state and #70 in the Midwest! The Spartans are the top-ranked team in the Quad-Cities region, and have moved up from #22 last month after a second-place finish in the Legacy Challenge in O’Fallon, near St. Louis, and a first place finish in the Armed Forces Tournament in Moline, after a thrilling penalty kick shootout 7-6 win over the Q-C Strikers. The Spartans are holding tryouts and looking for players at various age levels and skill levels. Tryouts are coming up June 12. For more information and to sign... Read More

Midwest Elite Dragons Camp Returns!

February 22nd, 2019

Midwest Elite Dragons Soccer CAMP is coming up and the deadline to register is Feb. 28! The fourth annual CAMP, for kids ages born in years 2007, 2008 and 2009, will teach kids soccer fundamentals, attack and defensive formations, team play and game theory! CAMP dates are March 12 6-8 pm at RIFAC; then three dates on the indoor fields at Rivers Edge— March 16 3:30-4:30, March 23 10:30-11:30 and March 29 6-7 pm. Cost is $75 for the entire camp and includes a Dragons CAMP t-shirt! To register, please email your child’s t-shirt size, and the name and number you’d like on the back, and PayPal... Read More

Davenport Soccer Registration Begins Saturday

August 31st, 2018

Indoor soccer registration for Davenport park board leagues opens up ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1!  To give everyone the same chance to register, the onsite (at the River’s Edge) AND the online registration will both open up at 7 am on 9/1. See below for specific start dates for all the leagues.  The fee per team for youth leagues is $370 (Davenport resident) and $430 per team (non-Davenport).  The fee for adults is $520/team (Davenport resident) and $610/team (non-Davenport). If you are planning on coming in to the River’s Edge to put down the deposit for your team, I encourage you... Read More

Mid America Premier Runs To Huge Championship In Washington

April 16th, 2018

Quad-Cities-based Mid America Premier Red, the top-ranked U10 youth soccer team in the Midwest, began its 2018 outdoor tournament season in winning fashion, with resounding thumpings of teams from throughout Illinois in the John Gaspar Soccer Tournament, including a demolishing 15-3 win in the title game. Playing in horrible weather conditions throughout the weekend, MAPS began action Saturday morning, ripping through biting wind and pelting rain to shellack their first opponent, 8-3. Connor Wehr poured it on for Premier with a hat trick, nailing all three goals in the second half, and Lawson... Read More

Red Dragons Soccer Camp Starts This Week

June 13th, 2017

Have a child, boy or girl, interested in soccer? The summer soccer camp, the Rock Island Red Dragons Camp, will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 13, 15, 20, 22 and 27 at Hauberg Park in Rock Island! Beginners (less than seasons played or ages 5-7) are at 4:45 p.m., Intermediate players (ages 7-11 or three seasons or more played) are at 5:30, Advanced players (four seasons or more played, or ages 8-11) are at 6:15 p.m. Cost is just $50 in advance/$60 first day of camp and beyond and kids get a Red Dragons jersey. If you’re interested, email  Read More