Drake is a part-time sports reporter for Dispatch-Argus-QCOnline.com.
Although the Quad City Amateur Tour was officially canceled this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, area amateur golfers experienced some semblance of normalcy at Emeis Golf Course during Saturday’s opening round of the tour's signature event.
DEWITT — After suffering a five-run collapse in the sixth inning, the Davenport West baseball team flipped the script in the seventh at Central DeWitt on Friday night.
Tied at seven with North Scott in the bottom of the seventh inning, Davenport West incoming freshman Hannah Mitchell was tasked with executing a bunt with the potential winning run on third.
The Assumption baseball team did a bit of everything right in Thursday’s Mississippi Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep of Bettendorf on Thursday.
Multiple huge innings gave the Pleasant Valley baseball team plenty of cushion in Thursday’s Mississippi Athletic Conference doubleheader sweep at Davenport Central. After using a six-run sixth inning in a 9-3 Game 1 victory, the Spartans batted around twice in the nightcap, winning 22-3 in five innings.
North Scott senior softball player Brooke Kilburg was just looking to keep her team’s baserunners moving any way she could.
The Bettendorf baseball team kicked off coach Blake Hanna’s tenure with a road shutout at Davenport West, but both teams capitalized on opposing mistakes to produce big offense in Game 2 of Monday’s MAC doubleheader split to open the season.
Orion-Sherrard soccer player Jamie Abbott believes there is a direct correlation with passion and success. Orion’s senior valedictorian showed that in multiple endeavors in high school, including playing on three straight 20-plus win teams with O-S United.