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The Midwest League championship series begins Wednesday night. Fort Wayne will host the Quad Cities River Bandits in game one of the best-of-five series.

As 22-year-old Madison Keys gears up to compete in tomorrow's U.S. Open final, one fan in Rock Island is remembering her as the 7-year-old star she was when she lived here. 

The Midwest League will end its regular season this weekend, and prepare for the playoffs that begin next week. The Quad Cities River Bandits have qualified for the postseason, but not the Clinton Lumber Kings.

submitted / Cordova International Raceway

Cordova International Raceway is getting ready for street racing after the successful return of the World Series of Drag Racing last weekend.

WVIK's Michelle O'Neill talked with spokesman Blake Anderson, who says around 25,000 fans came to the track for the world series, which was held in Memphis last year.

The move to Memphis felt like a slap in the face to many racers and fans of Cordova, which had been the home of the World Series of Drag Racing since 1954.

Then-senior Kyle Ekberg shakes hands with sprint coach Enyo DeWith in 2009. Ekberg is going to be Augustana's first ever athletics gift officer.
Augustana College

For the first time ever, Augustana College has hired someone to raise money for its athletic department. 

On Midwest Week, why one of our most popular sports might be "under siege."

Champions Indoor Football Adds Quad Cities Team

Aug 16, 2017

Starting next spring the Quad Cities will once again be home to an indoor football team. 

submitted / Clinton LumberKings

For the third time this season, the Clinton LumberKings will have to get used to a new manager. Today, the team announced Manager David Macias has resigned after coaching only 45 games in the second half of the season.

WVIK News

Another young player gets his first victory at the John Deere Classic.

A different kind of golf tournament started Tuesday in the Quad Cities, and continues through Saturday. 650 players are competing in the Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) Amateur and Junior Disc Golf World Championships.

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