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Endorsement Deals for NCAA Athletes?

Oct 8, 2019

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.

New Class for Tribe of Vikings HOF

Oct 4, 2019

Augustana College will honor some of its best student-athletes this weekend. Seven names will be added to the Tribe of Vikings Hall of Fame on Saturday.

On Midwest Week, how the long spring flood affected the Quad Cities River Bandits and a look back at their mostly successful season.

R.I. Vintage Football Game this Saturday

Sep 27, 2019
Simon Herrera

1920’s style football returns to the Quad Cities this weekend. 

Augustana Men's Basketball Ranked No. 9 in Poll

Sep 17, 2019
Dave Wrath, Augustana College

The Augustana College men's basketball team is among elite company according to Street & Smith. In the magazine's preseason top 10 poll this week, it ranked the Vikings as the ninth best Division three team in the country.

River Bandits Win Charity Award

Sep 5, 2019
Zach Wilson, WVIK News

The Quad Cities River Bandits’ charitable work has not gone unnoticed. On Thursday at Modern Woodmen Park, Ballpark Digest honored the team with its award for “Best Commitment to Charity.”

Bradley University Women's Head Basketball Coach Andrea Gorski will be on the Hilltop at least through the 2023-24 season.

Gorski signed a multi-year contract extension. She came back to Bradley in 2016 to coach her alma mater's team. 

In Gorski's first three seasons at the helm, the women's basketball team has produced three first-team All-MVC performers. That's the same number of Braves selected in the 15 years before Gorski's return.

She also led the women's team to its best season in a decade last year. 

Michael Nunn Comes Home

Aug 30, 2019
Don Doxsie - Quad City Times

On Midwest Week, after serving time in prison, a Quad Cities man who was once one of the top boxers in the world, has returned home. 

Augustana Football Ready to Start Season

Aug 26, 2019
Zach Wilson, WVIK News

The wait will soon be over for Augustana Vikings football fans, as Augie's season begins on September 7th at home against Coe College.

JDC Wrapup

Jul 26, 2019
WVIK News / WVIK News

On Midwest Week, who is Dylan Fritelli and why we should remember him along with Jordan Spieth and Steve Stricker.