Sports news

Even though the baseball season has been delayed by the pandemic, the Clinton Lumber Kings want to celebrate what would have been their home opener. So on Thursday some of the food available during games will be available for pickup at NelsonCorp Field.

Augustana College

Augustana College is going to add more varsity sports. Tuesday it announced men's and women's water polo teams will begin competition during the 2021-22 school year.

Augustana College has announced plans to add a new varsity sport. Starting in the fall of 2021, it will field a women's wrestling team.

Quad Cities Bicycle Club

The latest casualties of the pandemic are the bicycle races held in southeast Iowa each year during the Memorial Day weekend. 

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.