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CSN Chicago Names Almquist Field Top HS Stadium in Illinois
While previewing this week's high school football contests around the state yesterday, Edgy Tim and Joe Collins on CSN Chicago talked about their top picks for the best high school stadiums in Illinois.
While Edgy Tim selected Rock Island High School's Almquist Field second, Joe Collins said that the…
Quad City Steamwheelers Holding Open Tryouts
In 6th grade, I was hell bent on making the football team, but I knew I was small, so I thought I could at least be the kicker. I practiced for weeks and when tryout day came, the wind blew dust in my eyes just as I was kicking and I bounced the ball across the turf...
Single-Game Hawkeye Football Tickets Go On Sale
It's only 37 more sleeps until the Iowa Hawkeyes kickoff their 2017 football season.
At 9:00am today, single-game tickets for home games at Kinnick Stadium go on sale. Fans are limited to 10 tickets and no multiple orders are permitted...
Vintage Football Game Scheduled for Rock Island
I've written before about Rock Island's pedigree as a founding member of the National Football League. In fact, Douglas Park in Rock Island was the site of the very first NFL football game.
To mark our football heritage, Quad City Vintage Football will stage the 3rd Annual 1920&ap…
Recently Released K.C. Chief Arrested in Aledo
The Rock Island Argus is reporting that a player recently released from the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs was arrested and released on bail in Aledo this week.
The Argus reports that running back Darrin Reaves spent Sunday night in the Mercer County Jail after Aledo Police arrested him earlier that d…
Iowa Hawkeye #1 Pick in Canadian Football Draft
A defensive tackle from the Iowa Hawkeyes was the first pick in the Canadian Football League (CFL) draft over the weekend.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL drafted Faith Ekakitie (#56) with the number one pick on Sunday. The 6-foot-1, 304 pound tackle finished his Hawkeye football career with 39 …
Judge Says Kinnick House Can Go Ahead
You may remember back in February when I told you about an Iowa City couple who put their plans to build a 7,500 square foot replica house of Kinnick Stadium - home of the Iowa Hawkeyes football team - on hold. 
The delay was in response to neighbors concerned about noise, traffic, and parties w…

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