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Moline’s TaxSlayer Center Planning Safe Reopening

February 23rd, 2021

Teams were on the court of TaxSlayer Center warming up for the opening game of the 2020 Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Championship basketball tournament last March 12. Within hours, our world changed. The following hours and days were globally historic. The balls stopped bouncing in the TaxSlayer Center because of a virus the world was only beginning to comprehend. Change and disruption continued in blurred days to follow. Scott Mullen, executive director of the TaxSlayer Center, said the arena was ready to host the Missouri Valley Women’s Championship a year ago when the virus rapidly... Read More

Sports Exams Available at Genesis Health Group

February 15th, 2021

The first step to be fully prepared for an outstanding sports season isn’t taken in a gym, on a track, or on a field of play. Before the first sports workout, young athletes will need a sports participation exam to assess ability to compete safely. Parents and their athletes are asked to schedule their required school/sports participation exam with their Genesis provider. For those without a primary care provider (PCP), call 421-DOCS (3627) or visit the Genesis Sports Medicine Walk-In Clinic or a Genesis Convenient Care location. Genesis recommends all parents establish a primary care provider... Read More

Quad City Storm Eyeing December Start Date For Season

July 28th, 2020

Could there be some hockey this year after all? Maybe, but it’ll be late this year. The league of the Quad City Storm, the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) today announced that it is targeting mid-to-late December for the start of the 2020-2021 regular season. “With the continued spikes in COVID-19 throughout the country and the challenges other sports are facing in their attempts to resume play, delaying our start to December gives us the best chance of completing an entire season with all 10 teams,” stated Commissioner Doug Price. “In addition, various state restrictions... Read More

Rock Island Parks And Rec Offering Variety Of Sports Programs For Kids

June 18th, 2020

FRIDAY June 19th is the registration deadline for Tball and Coach Pitch Programs with Rock Island Parks and Recreation. You can register by calling 309-732-7275 option 1 weekdays from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm or online by clicking the program links below: T Ball: 3-5 year old Coach Pitch “Modified”: 5-6 year old Coach Pitch Girls Softball: 7-9 year olds Coach Pitch Boys Baseball: 7-9 year olds We still have a few spots available for our modified outdoor sport camp programming. The following sports activities are offered: mini youth sports skills outdoor camps including basketball, baseball,... Read More

10 Fun Things To Do Week of March 15th: Movies, Virtual Tours, Board Games and More!

March 15th, 2020

QuadCities.com proudly presents the third installment of our new feature, FUN10, a list of the top 10 things to do in the Quad Cities this week, and every week! Every Sunday, we’ll drop a new FUN10, to give you a head start on your week and a heads up on what’s going on over the coming seven days. Check out FUN10 every Sunday for the details on ten awesome events happening around town. It’s a cool read, and a great way to get started planning your entertainment for the week. Due to the cancellation of so many regularly scheduled events in the Quad Cities – with more coming in every hour... Read More

Looking For A Great Youth Soccer Program? Check Out EMSSC!

February 17th, 2020

Looking for a great spot for your child to play soccer this spring? Sign up for East Moline Silvis Soccer Club! EMSSC has the most players (nine) participating in the Illinois Olympic Development Program statewide, their U14 travel team won the USA Cup in Minnesota last summer and their U12 travel team is ranked #8 in Illinois out of over 250 teams! Deadline for spring rec soccer is next Monday, February 24th! Registration for the spring 2020 session of rec soccer is now open.  This is ONLY for players that DID NOT play rec in the fall 2019 session.  If the athlete already played in the fall,... Read More

Quad-Cities One Of The Top Sports Towns In The U.S.!

October 4th, 2019

The Quad Cities ranks highest among all teams in the SPHL and 11th nationally as a premiere minor league sports market.  Per the SPHL: “In a recent article by Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal, four teams in the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) were recognized as one of the top 25 minor league markets in the United States. The highest on the list among SPHL teams are the Quad Cities (Moline-Rock Island, Ill./Davenport-Bettendorf, Iowa), who ranked 11th on the list…Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal has compiled its rankings of the top minor-league markets... Read More

Rock Island Hosting NFL Draft Pick!

April 3rd, 2019

Are you ready for some football… drafting??? Rock Island sure is, the city that rocks is hosting the sixth round picks in this year’s NFL draft and having a hometown event for the whole family in conjunction with the kickoff. The entire community is invited to join in celebration on April 27th at the Austin E. Knowlton Athletic Complex at Augustana College. Gates Open: 12:00 pm Family Fun Zone:  Bounce houses, Games, & Goodie Bags Youth Football Skills Clinic: 12:30 PM (Sign Up for Skills Clinic) (Pre-Registration Required) Vintage Football Game:  Rock Island Independents vs.... Read More

Storm Announce Roster For Inaugural Season!

October 17th, 2018

The Quad City Storm, the new hockey team for the Quad-Cities, had its media day Wednesday (as pictured, and announced their final roster for the 2018-2019 season: Austin Hervey Vladimir Nikiforov Taylor McCloy Dalton Mills Joe McKeown Phil Bronner John Scully Mitchell Mueller Vincent Caligiuri Al Graves Kristaps Nimanis Don Olivieri Ludlow Harris Jr Skyler Smutek Jake Schultz Troy Henley Ben Boukal Peter DiSalvo Eric Levine   The Storm has their home opener this Saturday! Opening night is October 20 The Storm are planning to have 8000 fans making noise in the seats for the first game of the... Read More

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