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Storm Storming In With Thunderous Events For Opening Week!

October 15th, 2018

The Quad City Storm is jam-packed with exciting and historical events leading up to the first game in Storm history on Saturday, Oct.20. QuadCities.com is a proud sponsor of the Storm’s season! Here’s the list of events this week: Monday 10/15: 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M.-Season Ticket Holder Party, Rock Island Holiday Inn Tuesday 10/16: 5:00 P.M. Storm beer naming party,  Green Tree Brewery, LeClaire Wednesday 10/17:         12:30 P.M.-1:00 P.M.-Quad Cities Chamber Ribbon Cutting Saturday 10/20: 7:10 P.M.-Opening Night Game vs. Peoria Rivermen All events will be hosted at the TaxSlayer Center... Read More

Quad City Storm Fantasy Camp Roaring In

September 10th, 2018

The Quad City Storm will host their first ever Fantasy Camp on Friday, October 5 at 8:00am. Head Coach Dave Pszenyczny (“Coach Chezy”) will lead on ice drills, an off ice workout and a scrimmage game during the team’s first Fantasy Camp. Fantasy players will also receive lunch, a personalized jersey, a team picture and an individual photo with Coach Chezy. “We promised to bring the fun factor this year and we are living up to our word, “ President Gwen Tombergs said. She added, “We want to expand the hockey going experience above and beyond what has been done in the past.”  Coach... Read More

Come Prepared For A Healing Experience At Figge Yoga

November 11th, 2017

This time of year, schedules get busier and life can feel more overwhelming. As the weather gets colder, those aches and pains can also rear their ugly heads. So why not take advantage of an amazing and free program to help with relaxation techniques and healthy lifestyle tips? Howard Health Quarters is at it again with another amazing Free Community Yoga event! This one of a kind Yoga presentation will be held at the Figge Art Museum (225 W 2nd St Davenport) on Saturday Nov 11 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This session, designed for all levels of skill, will be instructed by the one and only, Aaron... Read More

Q-C Vintage Football Kicks Off At Hauberg

October 14th, 2017

Are you ready for some football? How about some vintage football? This Sunday, Oct 15 the Vintage American Football league is hosting their 3rd Annual Quad Cities’ Vintage Football Game at Hauberg Estates (1300 24th St Rock Island) at 3 p.m. with the Rock Island Independents versus Moline Universal Tractors. Step back in time to when the Rock Island Independents played their very first game, on Sep 26, 1920.  Watch these tough (un-padded) football players use a real vintage Melon football. The plays and rules will be very similar to how they were back in simpler times. Thankfully, some modern... Read More

Mid America Premier U10 Team Puts Out Fires To Win Lincoln Tournament

September 21st, 2017

Defense carried the days as Mid America Premier – the top-rated U10 soccer team in the region, and perhaps, now it can be said, the state of Illinois – took the gold in the Lincoln Soccer Tournament Sept. 16-17, defeating not only the top teams from downstate Illinois but the official youth team of Major League Soccer’s Chicago Fire. Mid America started off the first day hot – in more ways than one. Temperatures were a sweltering 90 degrees during both the team’s games. And their first game, Saturday morning, was against the official U10 youth team of the MLS’ Chicago Fire. If ever... Read More

Are You Ready For The Q-C Marathon?

September 21st, 2017

This year marks the 20th Annual Quad Cities Marathon. Are you ready? The Quad Cities Marathon will take place this weekend in downtown Moline, with a run for everyone! There will be the Marathon, a Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run/Walk, Kids Micro-Marathon and the Pump-N-Run. The weekend’s events start with the Active Endeavors Health & Fitness Expo at the iWireless Center on Saturday Sep 23 from 9 a.m. –  6 p.m.  This event is open to the public. There will be more than 40 booths featuring health and fitness products and information. Race Registration will also... Read More

Mid America Premier Opens Illowa League With 8-2 Win

September 14th, 2017

It was a strange, sloppy game at times, played on a pee wee-sized field that led to a lot of barely missed shots, but it was a win, and that was the important end result as the top U10 youth soccer team in the Midwest region, Mid America Premier Red, opened its Illowa League schedule with a 7-2 win over Q-C Legends at Rock Island’s Campbell Sports Complex on Sept. 10. Premier largely dominated the contest even beyond the final score, peppering the Legends goalie with shots and just missing the goal more than a dozen times with blasts. But with a game that started 15 minutes late due to a referee... Read More

Red Dragons Soccer Camp Starting Next Week!

September 6th, 2017

Do you know a kid who loves soccer? Are you the parent of a child who is interested in playing and learning soccer? RED DRAGONS SOCCER CAMP is starting soon! Reserve your spot now! Sessions are Sept. 12, 19, 26 and Oct. 3 and 10 at Hauberg Park in Rock Island! Beginner sessions (kids 4-7) are at 5 p.m., advanced (kids 8-11) are at 5:45. Kids learn the elements of great team play and fundamentals in addition to good sportsmanship and character! For more information email seanleary@seanleary.com !  Read More

Mid America Premier U10 Team Guts Out Huge Muscatine Tourney Win

September 6th, 2017

Mid America Premier’s U10 Red Team, the top-rated youth soccer squad in the Midwest region, gutted out a huge win in the Muscatine Soccer Club Fall Classic Tournament last weekend, taking home the first place gold and upping their 2017-2018 season record to a blistering 8-0. Playing up against teams stocked with 11-12 year olds, the Mid America squad, made up of 8-9 year olds, toughed out two tremendous wins on Saturday against the toughest competition in the tournament. In both games, a 2-1 nail-biter and a hard-fought 2-0 triumph, defense was key, as the Mid America players came up huge on... Read More

Mid America Premier U10 Team Dominates Elmhurst Cup Tourney

August 16th, 2017

Mid America Premier Soccer’s top-rated U10 team opened its new season by continuing its winning ways with a dominating win of the Elmhurst Cup over the weekend. The team played four games over the Aug. 12-13 tourney against a variety of squads from around Chicagoland on the pitches of the titular Windy City suburb. Seven teams were involved in the tourney, with the first three games being scored on points for victory and margin of victory. The top two teams in each age group then faced off in a Sunday afternoon battle. Mid America Premier stomped to massive wins in the first three contests,... Read More

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