Moline native Dakota Bacus has spent the last 8 seasons in the minor league working his way up to the bigs. He received an invite to the Washington Nationals training camp for the first time in his career after an all star year in his first season as a pitcher at the Triple A level. Bacus is now apart of the 60 man roster for the Nationals as he works to make the 30 man roster and play a major part in the return of baseball.
The Beavers were able to have their first baseball practice on June 1st. There are a number of safety guidelines that they have to follow and adjusting to the guidelines is becoming a challenge but the team is happy to be back on the field.
Leaders in the Davenport community came together to speak on what steps the community should take next towards peace. In the aftermath of the looting on Sunday night they want to help direct the same energy the young people had into a positive direction to help create change.
With their senior baseball season cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus, these group of seniors from Kewanee organized a wiffle ball charity game that they never expected to become as big as it did. The group was able to raise $853 to donate to the food pantry.