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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. 

St. Ambrose Adds Varsity E-Sports Team

Jan 9, 2018
 A gamer plays League of Legends, one of the video games the new varsity e-sports team at St. Ambrose will play.
Piotr Drabik / Flickr

St. Ambrose University is introducing a program to accommodate a growing trend in sports. The university in Davenport recently announced the addition of e-sports to its varsity line-up.

Missouri Valley Conference

Tickets for the Missouri Valley Conference Women's Basketball tournament go on sale Saturday. The tournament will be held March 8th through the 11th at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline.

WVIK News

After five years on the job, Bob McNamara is no longer the president and general manager of the Quad City Mallards. Tuesday a press release from the team said he and the team "have parted ways."

Neal Rozendaal

One of the best players in the early days of the National Football League grew up in Clinton and played for the University of Iowa. And there's a re-newed effort to add him to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

WVIK News

Hockey returns to the Quad Cities this weekend. The Mallards will begin their 21st season overall, and 4th in the ECHL, with home games against Toledo and Tulsa.

The Quad City Mallards have officially begun preparing for the new season - their 21st overall, and fourth in the ECHL. Training camp opened Sunday, and will last for two weeks.

MVC Adds a Year in the QC

Sep 25, 2017

One of the top sports events in the Quad Cities will be held here for at least one more year. The convention and visitors bureau and the Missouri Valley Conference have tentatively agreed to extend their current contract for the women's basketball tournament through 2019 at the iWireless Center.

20th Annual QC Marathon

Sep 22, 2017
QC Marathon

The 20th annual Quad Cities Marathon will be held this weekend - on Sunday morning - with the start and finish lines on River Drive in downtown Moline. Proceeds each year benefit  prostate cancer research and screening.

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