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Then-senior Kyle Ekberg shakes hands with sprint coach Enyo DeWith in 2009. Ekberg is going to be Augustana's first ever athletics gift officer.
Augustana College

For the first time ever, Augustana College has hired someone to raise money for its athletic department. 

On Midwest Week, why one of our most popular sports might be "under siege."

Champions Indoor Football Adds Quad Cities Team

Aug 16, 2017

Starting next spring the Quad Cities will once again be home to an indoor football team. 

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For the third time this season, the Clinton LumberKings will have to get used to a new manager. Today, the team announced Manager David Macias has resigned after coaching only 45 games in the second half of the season.


Another young player gets his first victory at the John Deere Classic.

A different kind of golf tournament started Tuesday in the Quad Cities, and continues through Saturday. 650 players are competing in the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) Amateur and Junior Disc Golf World Championships.

John Deere Classic

Bryson DeChambeau overcame a four-stroke deficit to win the John Deere Classic by a stroke on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title — and a spot next week in the British Open. 

2016 John Deere Classic Champion Ryan Moore waves to the crowd after his final putt on the 18th green.
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Charles Howell III and Ollie Schniederjans finished in the top two spots of the John Deere Classic Thursday, each finishing with an eight under par 63.

Howell An Early Leader At John Deere Classic

Jul 13, 2017
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Charles Howell III is off to a strong start at the John Deere Classic, finishing his round Thursday at eight under par (63).

U of Illinois Teammates Receive JDC Sponsor Exemptions

Jul 12, 2017

Two recipients of sponsor exemptions for this year's John Deere Classic are college teammates.