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Simon Herrera

Vintage football will return to the Quad Cities this weekend. On Sunday, the Rock Island Independents will take on the Moline Universal Tractors in their fourth annual re-enactment of how the game was played 100 years ago.

The Clinton LumberKings have decided to sign on with a new team. After being affiliated with the Seattle Mariners for ten years, the LumberKings are now partnered with the Miami Marlins.

Just two weeks after the 2018 season ended, the Quad Cities River Bandits have announced their schedule for 2019. Their 7th season as an affiliate of the Houston Astros will begin on April 4th with a home game against Burlington. 

On Midwest Week, even though they didn't repeat as champions of the Midwest League, the Quad City River Bandits had a good season. 

Vikings and Fighting Bees Esports Showdown

Sep 13, 2018

The Vikings and the Fighting Bees will go head-to-head at their first Esports game Thursday night. The match will prove who has the best team in the Quad Cities.

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The Missouri Valley Conference will host its women's championship in the Quad Cities for another two years. This afternoon at the TaxSlayer Center, the conference and its local partners announced the MVC President's Council has approved a two-year contract extension through 2021. 

A professional tennis player from the Quad Cities is once again in the running for a Grand Slam championship.

The St. Ambrose football team has high hopes for this season. The Fighting Bees want to improve after two straight 4-6 seasons. And they hope their promising, 50-man recruiting class will help them win their conference for the first time.

Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

The new season begins in a few weeks for the Augustana College football team. The Vikings finished last season with a record of 1-9 overall, 1-7 in the CCIW.

St. Ambrose University wants to help e-Sports grow in the Quad Cities. The new team is preparing for its first season as a member of the National Association of Collegiate e-Sports.

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