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.
James Ramsay had two hits and two runs scored while Troy Scribner tossed four scoreless innings to close things out after a three-run sixth inning vaulted the Quad Cities River Bandits by the Cedar Rapids Kernels 5-2 at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
The Cedar Rapids Kernels scored three runs in the eighth inning, helped by a critical error, to come back and win their season-best eighth in a row 5-3 over the Quad Cities River Bandits, who have now lost seven of eight and 15 of 20.
The Clinton LumberKings lost to Wisconsin 10-9 on August 19.
St. Ambrose Football is hoping to play in the playoffs three years in a row hear more about the Fighting Bees as they get set for the new year.
The Quad City Mallards have signed goaltender Parker Milner and re-signed forward/defenseman Nick Grasso, the Mallards announced August 19.
Andrew Thurman tossed six strong innings but the Quad Cities River Bandits offense struck out 14 times in a 4-2 defeat at the hands of the Cedar Rapids Kernels, who won their season-high seventh game of the season Monday at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
A regular season conference championship and a run to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) semifinals for the first time in program history would be enough for any soccer program in the nation to hang their hats on for years. For the Ashford University men's soccer team, that is not the case. Sixth-year head coach Richard Markham and the Saints have entered their pre-season training schedule with a renewed focus and a sense of purpose. Spend any time around the team or its head coach and it is easy to see that not only does this year's version of the Saints want to replicate last year's success, they want to improve on it.
Big Ten Countdown To Kickoff: Minnesota
Jim Leyland Talks About Time Spent In Clinton
Tony Hawk Continues To Amaze
Iowa Hawkeyes Football Getting Ready For The Season
Jim Leyland Looks Back On Time In Clinton
Burlington Rallies To Beat Bandits 5-4
Tony Hawk And Co. Comes To the Quad Cities
Iowa Hawkeyes Looking To Step It Up
Indiana Football Ready To Make Some Noise
Lumberkings Win 4-0 In Jim Leyland's Return
Bandits Snap Four Game Skid, Win 7-6
Maryland Ready To Leave Mark In Big Ten
River Bandits Fall To Burlington 6-5
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!