Quad Cities right-hander Kevin Comer posted career highs with six innings and 10 strikeouts Wednesday night, and second baseman Marc Wik had three of his team's eight hits, while third baseman J.D. Davis had a three-run home run and four RBIs in the River Bandits' 11-2 win over the Clinton LumberKings in front of 2,291 at Modern Woodmen Park.
The Illini kick-off the season at home on August 30.
The Quad City Mallards will open their 66-game 2014-15 Central Hockey League season at home on Friday, October 24 at 7:05 p.m. against the Rapid City Rush and go on to play their first four games on home ice, the Mallards announced August 27 in conjunction with the CHL.
For the fifth time in the last eight seasons and the seventh time during Coach Grey Giovanine’s 16-year tenure at Augustana, the men’s basketball team will be facing an NCAA Division I opponent this year. The Vikings will make the 90-mile trip south to Peoria, Illinois to face the Bradley Braves on Thursday, November 6. The exhibition contest will be played at Carver Arena in the Peoria Civic Center.
The Bettendorf Bulldogs beat PV in their volleyball match on August 26.
The Hawkeyes meet UNI in the season opener on August 30.
The Quad City Mallards have re-signed defenseman Nicholas Rioux and signed forward Kyle Thomas, the Mallards announced August 26.
The Quad Cities River Bandits and Houston Astros have signed a two-year extension of their Player Development Contract through the 2016 season. River Bandits owner Dave Heller and Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan made the announcement at a press conference Tuesday at Modern Woodmen Park.
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Former University of Illinois guard/forward Amber Moore has signed a professional contract with the Finnish team Turun Riento Turku for the 2014-15 season, her first foray into professional basketball. Moore led the Fighting Illini, averaging 15.3 points per game in 2013-14, along with 4.6 rebounds per game. She also broke the school record with 88 three-pointers in a season and finished her career with a school-record 295 treys.
The Moline Maroons are working together to make this a successful season.
The Illini have a new quarterback as they get ready to start the 2014 season.
he Big Ten office announced the conference schedule Thursday, completing the 2014-15 Fighting Illini men's basketball schedule. The Illini will host a total of 17 home games at State Farm Center. Season tickets are now on sale and can be purchased online at FightingIllini.com, toll free by calling 1-866-ILLINI-1 or in person at the temporary Illinois Ticket Office located at 2141 South Neil Street in Champaign.
The Hawkeyes open their season on Monday, Nov. 3, in a home exhibition contest against Northwood, with the regular season tipping off in Iowa City on Friday, Nov. 14, against an opponent to be announced later in a 2K Classic Regional Round game. The Hawkeyes will play a second 2K Classic Regional Round contest three days later on Nov. 17 on Mediacom Court at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.
Big racing weekend on the way at Cordova as they host the 61st WORLD SERIES OF DRAG RACING.
The Western Big Six Football Coaches got together at their annual banquet on August 20.
Jay Kidwell is the CBS4 sports director. He joined the CBS4 News team as Sports Director in May 2001. Jay is a huge fan of all sports but his real love is to cover the stories created by local sports and local athletes.
Weekend Sports Anchor Elliott Polakoff joined the CBS4 News team in September 2013 and with so many professional, collegiate, and high school teams in the Quad Cities, he's excited to get to cover it all!