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Stanley Cup Visits QC

Dec 20, 2019
WVIK News

One of the best-known trophies in professional sports is making a brief stop in the Quad Cities. Friday night, fans can see the Stanley Cup at the TaxSlayer Center during the game between the Quad City Storm and Peoria Rivermen.

Augustana College

Over the weekend, Augustana College honored one of its most successful coaches. Family and friends held a surprise, 80th birthday party, for Jim Borcherding. 

John Deere Classic

This year's winner of the John Deere Classic, Dylan Frittelli, wasn't the only one who walked away from the 2019 tournament with an award. The John Deere Classic has been honored by the PGA Tour with an award for "Best Title Sponsor Integration" for the second consecutive year, and "Most Engaged Community" for the seventh time.

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Major League Baseball is considering a plan that would eliminate 42 teams from the minor leagues: and some local teams are among them.

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

The Quad City Storm are honoring veterans in a unique way. On Tuesday, the team invited people to come to the TaxSlayer Center in Moline and write the names on the ice of friends and family who have served in the military. 

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

The Quad Cities River Bandits formally introduced their new leader on Wednesday at Modern Woodmen Park. Joe Kubly is taking over the reins as general manager of the team.

WVIK News

The new season opens this weekend for the Quad City Storm. The team will play at Peoria Saturday night, then play their first home games next weekend.

Zach Wilson, WVIK News

Professional hockey in the Quad Cities is back.

Quad Cities River Bandits

The Quad Cities River Bandits have a new leader.

NCAA

California's new law that will attempt to pay college athletes will not deeply affect small colleges like Augustana. That's according to Augustana Athletic Director Mike Zapolski, who says the largest impact will be felt by the "power five" conferences in Division I: SEC, ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, and Pac 12.

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