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List of Advertisers


Pekin Insurance
2505 Court Street
Pekin IL

Pete Peterson's Bird Shop
1108 Jersey Ridge Rd.
Davenport IA

Piehl Motors
1402 N. Main St

QC Rebath
530 West 1st St. Hwy 67

QC Suzuki
QC Toyota
Quad City International Airport
2200 69th Avenue P. O. Box 9009
Moline IL
(309) 764-9621

Quad City Sports Center
700 West River Drive
Davenport Iowa

Quality Inn & Suites
6920 27th Street
Moline IL

Radisson John Deere Expressway
Radisson QC Plaza
1415 River Drive
Moline IL

Ramada Inn
3020 Utica Ridge Road
Bettendorf IA

Manufacturing Co.
2018 4 Ave
Rock Island IL

Remax On Track
4210 44th Ave
Moline IL

What pro sports can I watch?

-- John Deere Classic -- For 36 years, the Quad-Cities has hosted the PGA Tour under various names, growing from a satellite event at Crow Valley Country Club in Bettendorf, through many years at Oakwood Country Club in Coal Valley, to the present-day $4 million John Deere Classic at Silvis' new Tournament Players Club course, TPC at Deere Run, which opened in 2000 at John Deere Road and Colona Road. This year's championship rounds will be televised nationally on CBS-TV. Deere & Co. is signed on as sponsor of the tournament through 2010. TPC at Deere Run, (800) 336-4655;,

-- The Swing of the Quad Cities -- The Class A baseball affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals battles Midwest League foes in John O'Donnell Stadium -- completely renovated in 2004 -- at 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport, at the foot of the Centennial Bridge. The Swing host home games at 7 p.m., and at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and Sundays. (319) 324-3000;

-- Quad City Flames --The newest entry to the local sports scene, the American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL's Calgary Flames, replaces the Quad City Mallards at The Mark of the Quad Cities. The season begins in early October and runs into April with 40 home games a season at The Mark in downtown Moline. 1201 River Drive; (309) 764-7825 (PUCK);

-- Quad City Steamwheelers --In their inaugural season, the Quad City Steamwheelers captured 2000's ArenaCup championship by posting a pro football record-setting 19-0 record. The 'Wheelers followed that up with an 18-1 title season in 2001 and remain arenafootball2's model franchise. The 'Wheelers play 16 games during the regular season, eight of them at home at The Mark of the Quad Cities. The af2 season runs from April through July; playoffs are in late July and August. 1201 River Drive, Moline; (563) 324-4888;

-- Cordova Dragway Park -- This historic track offers a summertime of drag-racing events, including the International Hot Rod Association's Summer Nationals in June and the World Series of Drag Racing every August. Ten miles north of Interstate 80 on Illinois 84; (309) 654-2110;

-- Stock-car racing -- Weekly racing is available from spring to fall at several area tracks, including: Hawkeye Raceway, RR 1, Blue Grass, Iowa, (563) 381-1554,; Quad City Raceway, Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline, (309) 796-2444,; Mercer County Speedway, Mercer County Fairgrounds, Aledo; and Davenport Speedway, Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, Davenport, (563) 326-5338.

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