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Augustana College

After 40 years, a successful coach at Augustana College is going to retire. Right after he graduated from Augustana in 1974, Fred Whiteside was hired to be an assistant coach for the men's cross country team.

Augustana College

The Augustana College men's basketball team has made it to the Division 3 Final Four. And Friday in Salem, Virginia, the Vikings take on Babson in the first semi-final. The Vikings made it to the Final Four, for the first time in 22 years, after defeating Mount Union and Marietta last weekend at Augustana's Carver Center. Dave Wrath, Assistant Athleticic Director, says more than 2,000 people showed up to each game.He says the strong community support and media coverage helps the team excel- both on and off the court. 

Augustana College

Friday, the Augustana College men's basketball team could move one step closer to the Division 3 Final Four. The Vikings will host a sectional tournament.  On Friday, in game one, Marietta will play Saint Olaf. And in game two, the Vikings take on Mount Union. Augustana Head Coach Grey Giovanine says all four teams are ranked in the top 10 in the nation. But, the Vikings have an advantage because they're playing at home. 

Moline School District

A high school basketball team from the Quad Cities has made it to the state tournament in just its first year of competition. The Moline Special Olympics basketball team will travel to Illinois State University in Bloomington-Normal this weekend after winning the District Tournament in January.

Augustana College

Augustana College has hired a new coach for the men's soccer team. 

Coaching Milestone

Jan 21, 2015
Augustana College

With help from his players, the men's basketball coach at Augustana College could reach a milestone on Saturday.

WVIK Staff

Augustana College didn't have to look very far to find a new head football coach. 

Augustana Football

Dec 2, 2014

The head football coach at Augustana College has resigned after six years on the job. Rob Cushman started as a defensive coordinator for the Vikings in 2008, and became head coach two years later.During Cushman's first season as head coach, the Vikings ended with 2 wins and 8 loses, but went 5 and 5 for the next three years. The football team finished in third this year in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin.As head coach, Cushman also helped produce 5 Academic All-Americans, a National Football Foundation Scholar, and a Division 3 All-American.

Sean Flynn Photography/Quad City Mallards

The home team Quad City Mallard battled back from two points down in the third period to beat the Tulsa Oilers in a shootout at the iWireless Center last night. These are just five photos the Mallards posted on the team's Facebook page. Here are the rest. 

Quad City Times

This week on Midwest Week, the Quad City Mallards begin a new season in a new league.

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