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On Midwest Week, a wrap-up of the pandemic-shortened season for the Quad City Storm - their second season in the Southern Professional Hockey League.

Quad City Storm

Despite the shortened season, owners of the Quad City Storm are pleased with the team's performance. Friday they announced a two-year contract extension for head coach Dave Pszenczny.

On Midwest Week, an update on plans to shrink minor league baseball, including some local teams, and big plans for the Field of Dreams.

Just hours before it was scheduled to begin, the Missouri Valley Conference women's basketball tournament has been canceled. The first games were set for Thursday night at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline. 

Missouri Valley Conference

This week, the Quad Cities will host one of the Midwest's largest women's basketball tournaments.

Major League Baseball will soon learn how much support there is for minor league baseball in eastern Iowa. The Clinton Herald has started a petition drive to show support for the Lumber Kings, and opposition to a plan by the major leagues to eliminate some minor league teams.

https://tinyurl.com/wlcc656 / Monmouth College

The Monmouth College women's basketball team will face No. 5 Wartburg in the first round of the NCAA Division Three tournament.

The Fighting Scots picked up the automatic slot by defeating Ripon in the Midwest Conference championship tournament.

Monmouth's record is 21 and 6, and 14 and 4 in conference play. 

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. 

J.D. Classic Wins 2 PGA Tour Awards

Nov 22, 2019
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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