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Dec 2, 2014

The head football coach at Augustana College has resigned after six years on the job. Rob Cushman started as a defensive coordinator for the Vikings in 2008, and became head coach two years later.During Cushman's first season as head coach, the Vikings ended with 2 wins and 8 loses, but went 5 and 5 for the next three years. The football team finished in third this year in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin.As head coach, Cushman also helped produce 5 Academic All-Americans, a National Football Foundation Scholar, and a Division 3 All-American.

Sean Flynn Photography/Quad City Mallards

The home team Quad City Mallard battled back from two points down in the third period to beat the Tulsa Oilers in a shootout at the iWireless Center last night. These are just five photos the Mallards posted on the team's Facebook page. Here are the rest. 

Quad City Times

This week on Midwest Week, the Quad City Mallards begin a new season in a new league.

Ballpark Digest

For the second year in a row, Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport has won a national award. One year after being named the "Best Minor League Ballpark" by USA Today, it's been honored for the "Best Ballpark Improvement" by Ballpark Digest - for its ferris wheel.

WVIK Staff

Thanks to the skill of the professional golfers, and generosity of contributors, local charities will have a lot of new money to spend in the coming year.

Soccer League Director Steps Down

Oct 29, 2014
Photo provided by Chris Cournoyer

 She kept women's soccer alive in the Quad Cities for 35 years, but now it's time to step down. On Oct. 26, the Quad City Women's Soccer League honored founder and director, Jan Luton, who is retiring.  Chris Cournoyer, who plays for a Bettendorf team, says Luton started the Soccer League in 1980 with other local women who were enthusiastic about the sport. Now, the league has teams across the Quad Cities, including some from community colleges and businesses. Cournoyer says Luton has played in and organized every season for the league.  

For local hockey fans, the big day has finally arrived. The Quad City Mallards open the new season Friday night with a home game against Rapid City, at the I Wireless Center.

WVIK Staff

For local hockey fans, the big day has finally arrived. The Quad City Mallards open the new season Friday night with a home game against Rapid City, at the I Wireless Center.

With just two weeks to go until the new season starts for the Quad City Mallards, preparations are still far from complete. Earlier this week, the Central Hockey League dissolved, and its seven teams, including the Quad Cities, joined the ECHL.

Augustana College

Nine former standout athletes at Augustana College will be honored this weekend. They'll be inducted into the "Tribe of Vikings Hall of Fame" on Saturday, as part of the Homecoming celebration.

They'll be the 19th class inducted into the Hall of Fame, and will be presented at halftime during the football game between Augustana and Wheaton.

The former athletes graduated between 2000 and 2004, and excelled in cross country, track, baseball, soccer, football, volleyball, wrestling and basketball.

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