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Hockey Returns to the QC

Nov 2, 2018

On Midwest Week - it's a different team and a new league, with new owners and new players - but hockey has returned to the Quad Cities for another season.

Augustana College

A successful coach at Augustana College has been inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame. Kevin Puebla received a Lifetime Service Award over the weekend from the Illinois chapter of the Hall of Fame.

Soon there will be an all inclusive sports field in the Quad Cities. On Saturday the Parks and Rec department will break ground for the Miracle Field in Davenport. 

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A new team, a new league, new owners, and new players, but there will be hockey in the Quad Cities this year. Six months after the Mallards ceased operations, the Quad City Storm are ready to take their place.

Simon Herrera

Vintage football will return to the Quad Cities this weekend. On Sunday, the Rock Island Independents will take on the Moline Universal Tractors in their fourth annual re-enactment of how the game was played 100 years ago.

The Clinton LumberKings have decided to sign on with a new team. After being affiliated with the Seattle Mariners for ten years, the LumberKings are now partnered with the Miami Marlins.

Just two weeks after the 2018 season ended, the Quad Cities River Bandits have announced their schedule for 2019. Their 7th season as an affiliate of the Houston Astros will begin on April 4th with a home game against Burlington. 

On Midwest Week, even though they didn't repeat as champions of the Midwest League, the Quad City River Bandits had a good season. 

Vikings and Fighting Bees Esports Showdown

Sep 13, 2018

The Vikings and the Fighting Bees will go head-to-head at their first Esports game Thursday night. The match will prove who has the best team in the Quad Cities.

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The Missouri Valley Conference will host its women's championship in the Quad Cities for another two years. This afternoon at the TaxSlayer Center, the conference and its local partners announced the MVC President's Council has approved a two-year contract extension through 2021. 

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