spt Heading spt RSS

09/01/2014, 11:21 pm ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Holliday is keeping quiet about his recent hitting surge. However, his St. Louis teammates are ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 9:10 pm Result: The Quad Cities River Bandits lost their regular season finale, 8-5, on the road against the Burlington Bees. The ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 8:24 pm BRIDGEVIEW — The Moline boys' soccer team extended its season-opening winning streak to six matches after a 6-1 victory over ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 7:55 pm The Ness Guess Football Contest is ready to start its 31st year. The entry blank will be in The Dispatch ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 6:52 pm EAST MOLINE — Keith Blum used the Quad City Speedway as a testing ground all season for one race. That ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 5:58 pm During her prep days at Morrison, Julia Deter had the chance to learn the coaching trade first-hand in her own ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 5:48 pm Alleman Pioneers Coach: Doug Burke (sixth year) Girls 2013: Second at Western Big 6 Conference; third at Class 2A ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 5:45 pm A competitive group of returning talent will make this year's girls' cross country season something to remember. Moline earned ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 5:39 pm The Quad-Cities metro boys' cross country season will be about seeing how teams fit together. Alleman has won two ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 5:34 pm When the St. Ambrose women's cross country team opens the season on Friday, it will have an even larger target ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 5:32 pm — These local media rankings are determined on a descending points system, with a first-place vote receiving 10 points, a ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 5:30 pm Recruiting is the lifeline of any major college program, and sometimes coaches bypass the recruiting gurus and go with their ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 12:21 am — Note: Listed by driver, home and difference to winning time. Local drivers in bold. *-Foreign drivers. #-Female drivers. Fast-lap ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 12:25 am ROCK ISLAND -- Michael Dittmer was upset at first. In position to capture a third win Sunday at the ...
Read Full Story

09/01/2014, 12:26 am 1. Briggs & Stratton Local Option 206 Heavy: Pole-sitter Connor Lund of Greenwood, Ind., lost the lead for four laps, ...
Read Full Story

08/31/2014, 8:30 pm Result: The Quad Cities River Bandits earned a 9-4 victory over the Burlington Bees on Sunday at Community Field. Despite ...
Read Full Story

08/31/2014, 7:20 pm A year playing college volleyball gives Illinois Central sophomore setter Jacqueline Twing a new outlook on the game, with that ...
Read Full Story

08/31/2014, 7:20 pm A franchise defined by losing and the longest playoff drought in the majors suddenly is the talk of baseball ...
Read Full Story

08/31/2014, 7:18 pm According to the number of click-throughs on QCOnline.com, these were the most popular sports stories for the past week: ...
Read Full Story

08/31/2014, 2:23 pm The Moline boys' soccer team will play at match on Monday in Bridgeview at Toyota Park, home to the Chicago Fire. The ...
Read Full Story

08/31/2014, 11:32 pm — Note: Listed by driver, home and difference to winning time. Local drivers in bold. *-Foreign drivers. #-Female drivers. ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 11:51 pm CHAMPAIGN (AP) — For almost three full quarters Saturday, Wes Lunt's debut at Illinois was anything but what the quarterback ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 11:51 pm IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa won't have to face Northern Iowa again for four years. The Hawkeyes won't be ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 11:45 pm Prep boys' golf Geneseo Invitational: The Moline Maroons finished just four shots behind invite champion Bettendorf, shooting a 301 on ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 11:16 pm Prep boys' golf Geneseo Invitational: The Moline Maroons finished just four shots behind invite champion Bettendorf, shooting a 301 on ...
Read Full Story

08/31/2014, 12:23 am The 20th Rock Island Grand Prix crowned its first champion Saturday when Indiana's Colton Aldridge won Valspar's Race Against Hunger. ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 10:39 pm Result: The Quad Cities River Bandits inched within a game of Wisconsin in the playoff race after a 5-1 win ...
Read Full Story

08/31/2014, 12:26 am ROCK ISLAND -- Qualifying is one of the most difficult parts of any form of auto racing. With the ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 7:22 pm After two August weekends of tournament action in the Quad-Cities, the North American Fastpitch Association (NAFA) is gearing up for ...
Read Full Story

08/31/2014, 12:21 am EAST MOLINE -- Quad City Speedway will host its second annual Ron Marks Jr. Memorial tonight as the Weber Auto ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 6:45 pm Rock Island's Nicole Tyulpa has one last goal to accomplish – winning a Illinois state tennis title. The junior ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 6:45 pm There will be some familiar faces in different places on the Quad City girls' tennis scene. Long time Rock ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 6:20 pm The Rock Island Grand Prix is more than just a day at the races. The karting extravaganza offers plenty of ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 6:22 pm Scott Speed showed off his skills in The District before earning fame as the first American in Formula One racing ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 1:40 am -- These local media rankings are determined on a descending points system, with a first-place vote receiving 10 points, a ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 3:00 am SHERRARD -- A one-hour rain delay couldn't keep a fired-up bunch of Sherrard Tigers from a successful 2014 debut Friday ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 12:21 am QUINCY -- Moments before making his debut as the United Township football coach on Friday night, Jason Kirby talked about ...
Read Full Story

08/30/2014, 12:08 am Three Rivers football Erie-Prophetstown 45, Kewanee 19: In a matchup of 2013 playoff squads, the Panthers hit the ground running, ...
Read Full Story






Local events heading








  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






(More History)