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https://goo.gl/DeL86r / Missouri Valley Conference website

Basketball players from ten teams are in the Quad Cities today to practice one last time. The Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball tournament begins tonight at the TaxSlayer Center, with the championship game on Sunday.

https://goo.gl/3DjxJX / Monmouth College Men's Basketball web page

Tonight in NCAA Division III action, it's a first round road game for the Monmouth College men's basketball team. The Fighting Scots will face the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, and the Pioneers will have home court advantage. Game time is 7:30.

Monmouth's record is 20 and 7, while the Pioneers are at 22 and 4. The Scots won the Midwest Conference title, then picked up two victories last weekend to win the conference tournament.

Augustana College

Augustana College will host some first round games in the Division III post season men's basketball tournament.

Augustana College

Thanks to Tuesday night's come-from-behind victory, the Augustana College men's basketball team has won a share of its fourth consecutive CCIW championship.

Quad City Steamwheelers

On Midwest Week - a new version of the Quad City Steamwheelers has started practicing and will play its first game next week.

WVIK News

Almost a decade after the team disbanded and the league closed down, professional indoor football has returned to the Quad Cities. Tuesday, one day after practice began, the Quad City Steamwheelers held a ceremonial ribbon cutting to open their new office in downtown Moline. 

Silver Oaks Communications

A local company played a key role in creating a traveling exhibit for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  That exhibit will open at the Putnam Museum in Davenport this weekend, just in time for the Super Bowl. 

 Tim Wren, and a team from Silver Oaks Communications, put together the multi-media exhibit called "Gridiron Glory."

RAGBRAI Route Will End In Davenport This Summer

Jan 29, 2018
RAGBRAI

Davenport will once again be the finish line for one of the biggest bicycle rides in the world.

RAGBRAI Route To Be Announced This Weekend

Jan 25, 2018
RAGBRAI

Once again, Davenport might be the last stop on a long trip through Iowa.  The Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa, also known as RAGBRAI, will announce the route this weekend.  

Augustana College

Augustana College has selected a new head coach for the men's track team.  Jake Shaver, who graduated from the college in 2006, will replace Paul Olsen, who is retiring this spring.

Shaver has worked as an assistant coach for women's and men's track and cross country at Illinois State University since 2014.  He has also been head coach for both sports at the Fontbonne University in St. Louis and at Millikin University in Decatur. 

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