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East Moline Spartans Win Muscatine Tournament, Chasing Top Ten Ranking

July 5th, 2019

The 08 East Moline Silvis Soccer Club Spartans were already ranked in the top 15 in the state going into the Muscatine Soccer Club tournament June 9, and after a thoroughly dominating performance, it’s justifiable to see them chasing a top ten ranking soon. The Spartans completely demolished their opponents, outscoring AYSO, Quad Cities Rush and the home team of Muscatine Soccer Club by a combined goal total of 18-1. They say defense wins championships, and it was defense that led the way to EMSSC’s slaughter of their opponents. The scores were only part of the story, as the point differential... Read More

Get Your Punch On At Muscatine Boxing Club

March 29th, 2019

People of all ages can get a punch out of Muscatine Boxing Club, and residents can take a swing at finding out about it at its 1808 Dewey Ave., Building A, location. While some may be interested in the more pugilistic aspects of the sport, including self-defense training, there are a number of reasons boxing is an excellent addition to your life, said Laura Liegois, communications director for the club. “It’s a lot more than just fighting, we have people who come in here who have never stepped in the ring and some never will,” Liegois said. “Boxing is a great sport for all ages in that... Read More

Try Melon Tri Indoor Triathlon Takes Place this Weekend!

January 24th, 2019

Join the Muscatine Community YMCA for the 24th Annual Indoor Triathlon! The Try Melon Tri Indoor Triathlon takes place this Sunday Jan 27 at the Muscatine Community YMCA (1823 Logan St. Muscatine). Events for this amazing event are a 1/2 mile swim, a 5 mile Keiser M3i Cycle bike ride (level 10), and a 2 1/2 mile run. The first heat will begin at 11 a.m. and the last heat will begin at 4:00 p.m.  Awards will begin promptly after the last heat is completed. You may participate in the Try Melon Tri as an individual or a team! Entry forms are available at the YMCA, on their website or at For... Read More

Get Your Training on at the Newest Addition to Muscatine

January 16th, 2019

The newest addition to Muscatine, Impact Athletic Performance, opens their doors this Friday! Join the Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce & Industry as they welcome Impact Athletic Performance (610 Maiden Ln. Muscatine) for a Ribbon Cutting ceremony this Friday Jan 18 at 12:15 p.m. Scott Schultz, the owner and coach at Impact Athletic Performance has been an athlete all his life. However, he is now expanding his love of golf and cross-fit to group training classes for the entire community of Muscatine. Classes offered include: Mobility Impact, Performance Impact, Golf Impact and Recovery... Read More

Muscatine Boxing Club Heading to Silver Gloves Regional Boxing Tournament

January 2nd, 2019

Help support the Muscatine Boxing Club this weekend! The 2019 Silver Gloves Regional Boxing Tournament takes place this Friday Jan 4 and Saturday Jan 5 at Rockford Flinn Middle School (2525 Ohio Parkway Rockford).  Doors open at 6 p.m. and boxing fights will start at 7 p.m. on both Friday and Saturday. Admission is $10 for adults and children under 10 are $5. This tournament will consist of the best young athletes coming out of Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri. Ages 8-14 with both boys and girls competing and winners will advance to the National Silver Gloves. For more... Read More

Ramble Down the Cedar River!

September 25th, 2018

How does a nice relaxing paddle down Cedar River this weekend, sound? Join the Muscatine Soil and Water Conservation District on their Cedar River Ramble this Saturday Sep 29 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Don’t miss this day of discovery, nature and paddling on the Cedar River! We will be exploring the diversity along the Cedar River on a leisurely paddle beginning in Muscatine County and ending in Louisa County. Participants must RSVP to reserve their spot, $5 per person. Spots are limited, and participants may also choose to bring their own kayak or canoe. A shuttle will be provided. Bring your... Read More

On-Road Clinic at Island Speedway

August 24th, 2018

Looking for some insight on on-road racing tips and tricks? Curious about on-road racing? Then come check out this event! Island Speedway (1109 Grandview Ave Muscatine) is holding an On-Road Clinic this Saturday Aug 25 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. This On-Road Clinic will focus on building techniques (such as making sure your drivetrain and suspension work as free as possible), basic setup (including droop, camber, toe, etc.), and driving techniques to make sure you’re getting the most out of you Touring Car or 12th Scale pan car. There will be classroom time with a lot of question and answer.... Read More

Mid America Premier Runs To Huge Championship In Washington

April 16th, 2018

Quad-Cities-based Mid America Premier Red, the top-ranked U10 youth soccer team in the Midwest, began its 2018 outdoor tournament season in winning fashion, with resounding thumpings of teams from throughout Illinois in the John Gaspar Soccer Tournament, including a demolishing 15-3 win in the title game. Playing in horrible weather conditions throughout the weekend, MAPS began action Saturday morning, ripping through biting wind and pelting rain to shellack their first opponent, 8-3. Connor Wehr poured it on for Premier with a hat trick, nailing all three goals in the second half, and Lawson... Read More