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East Moline’s Rubi Tapia-Macias wins WB6 Cross Country championship and MVP honors

October 31st, 2022

Believe it or not, 2003 was the last time when a girl from United Township High School won the Western Big 6 individual title in Cross Country. This year Rubi Tapia-Macias, a UT freshman, broke that spell and was also named MVP at the conference meet. Born and raised in the Quad Cities, Tapia-Macias started playing soccer and running when she was in elementary school. “I started running when I was 9 with the Girls on the run GOTR,” she said. Although soccer is something she greatly enjoys, running was what won her this prestigious title in the WB6. This year’s Western Big 6 Conference cross-country... Read More

Future Panther Soccer Camp Starts In East Moline Tonight!

July 18th, 2022
Future Panther Soccer Camp Starts In East Moline Tonight!

Join the UTHS coaching staff and players for the Future Panther Soccer Camp! Camp starts tomorrow from 6-7:30pm at Panther Pitch, for all girls and boys going into grades 2-8. You can signup and pay tomorrow at Panther Pitch before camp starts! This is a great opportunity to learn new skills, interact with the high school players, and have fun playing soccer! The flyer is attached for all the details!  Read More

Golden Apple Awards Airing On WQPT

June 22nd, 2019
Golden Apple Awards Airing On WQPT

WQPT invites you to tune in to the Golden Apple Awards 2019 for Excellence in Teaching & Leadership on June 23rd at 7:00 pm and June 29 at 3:30 pm honoring 10 extraordinary teachers from the State of Illinois. This is the first year that the awards will feature award-winners from all over the state including United Township history teacher, Heather Monson. The ceremony took place on May 18 in Chicago, Illinois at the WTTW studios. “WQPT was honored to tape the local segment featuring Ms. Monson,” said WQPT producer Lora Adams. Ms. Monson was selected from 550 nominations from 71 counties... Read More