Drake Lansman, Quad-City Times

Drake Lansman

Quad-City Times

Contact Drake

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Quad-City Times

Recent articles by Drake:

IHSA State swim preview

The basics: Friday and Saturday at the FMC Natatorium in Westmont → Read More

Illinois girls swimming Metro Honor Roll

Illinois girls swimming Metro Honor Roll 50 free - 1. Sophie Greko, Moline, 24.98; 2. Clara Van Note, MHS, 26.17; 3. Hailee Messerly, MHS, 26.59; 4. Olivia Sholl, Rock Island, 27.16; 5. Josie Smith, United Township, 27.84 100 free - 1. Greko, MHS, 53.99; 2. Van Note, MHS, 55.72; 3. Messerly, MHS, 56.86; 4. Bailey Hecker, RI, 1:00.13; 5. Hannah Gault, MHS, 1:00.86 200 free - 1. Greko, MHS,… → Read More

Sophomore Jackson explodes in Assumption's win over Alleman

Angelo Jackson started the Assumption High School football season with a bang. → Read More

Davis relaxed at JDC after first win at Rocket Mortgage Classic

Following his first career PGA Tour victory via five-hole playoff at the Rocket Mortgage Classic last week in Detroit, Mich., Cam Davis shot a 4-under 67 with four birdies, two → Read More

Alleman girls rout Peoria Christian soccer

Coming off a tie at Quincy, the Alleman girls soccer team dominated Peoria Christian on Saturday. → Read More

Moline girls soccer falls short to Washington as Lindsay Schilb fills in as coach

A shorthanded Moline girls soccer team continues to battle against tough competition this season. → Read More

Geneseo soccer holds on against short-handed Moline

A rough day for the Moline soccer team set the stage for a big conference win for Geneseo. → Read More

Illinois boys swimming Metro Honor Roll (final)

Moline's Peter Adams competes in the 200-yard freestyle event at the Western Big 6 Conference boys swim meet Saturday at Mustain Pool in Galesburg. The junior won the event with a time of 1:49.19. STEVE DAVIS, For The Register-Mail 50 free - 1. Peter Adams (Moline) 22.44; T2. Xavier Lolli (RI) 23.18; T2. Lucas Rettig (RI) 23.18; 4. Joshua Mottet (UT) 23.50; 5. Noah Rettig (RI) 23.91 100 free -… → Read More

Boys swimming Illinois Metro Honor Roll

Moline's Peter Adams swims the 100-yard butterfly at the Illinois sectional boys swim meet at Rock Island on Saturday. GARY L. KRAMBECK 50 free — 1. Lucas Rettig (Rock Island) 23.18; 2. Xavier Lolli (RI) 23.50; 3. Noah Rettig (RI) 23.91; 4. Henry Neff (Moline) 24.14; 5. Payton Cassidy (RI) 24.82. 100 free — 1. L. Rettig (RI) 51.07; 2. Lolli (RI) 53.01; 3. Aedyn Rowe (M) 54.80; 4. Cassidy (RI)… → Read More

Quad-Cities All-Western Illinois girls tennis team

Lauren Myers, sr., and Sarah Gustafson, jr., Moline: There was no state tournament in Illinois this season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but Myers and Gustafson would have qualified after winning the Class 2A sectional doubles title. The duo, with a 16-3 doubles mark, won the Western Big 6 Conference doubles title as well for a second straight year. They helped the Maroons claim back-to-back… → Read More

Girls swimming: Illinois Metro Honor Roll (Final)

Moline's Sophia Greko in the 500-yard freestyle at the Illinois girls sectional swim meet, Saturday, at Rock Island high school pool. GARY L. KRAMBECK 50 free — 1. Sophie Greko (Moline) 24.96; 2. Jillian Smith (United Township) 25.91; 3. Clara Van Note (Mol) 26.23; 3.; 4. Josie Smith (UT) 26.72; 5. Hailee Messerly (Mol) 26.74. 100 free — 1. Greko (Mol) 53.27; 2. Van Note (Mol) 55.57; 3. Jillian… → Read More

Lancers spikers breeze to sweep in 4A tourney opener

ELDRIDGE — The North Scott High School volleyball team is one step closer to another shot at state in Class 4A. → Read More

Girls swimming: Illinois Metro Honor Roll

Moline's Sophie Greko swims in the 500 freestyle in a dual meet earlier this season against Rock Island. GARY L. KRAMBECK 50 free -- 1. Sophie Greko (Moline) 25.42; 2. Clara Van Note (Mol) 26.23; 3. Jillian Smith (United Township) 26.57; 4. Hailee Messerly (Mol) 26.74; 5. Josie Smith (UT) 27.27. 100 free -- 1. Greko (Mol) 54.32; 2. Van Note (Mol) 56.75; 3. Messerly (Mol) 57.35; 4. Jillian Smith… → Read More

Moline's Messerly had head start with dad as coach

Getting to instruct his daughter, Hailee Messerly, ignited a passion to coach swimming for Moline’s Michael Roche. → Read More

Minus Greko, Moline swimmers still shine

The Moline girls swim team wanted to step up with its top swimmer absent for a two-week mandatory quarantine. → Read More

Girls swimming: Illinois team, individuals to watch

Moline: The Maroons hope to compete for a three-peat in the Western Big 6 Conference after winning their second straight Big 6 title for the first time in 30 years last season. Moline lost three strong seniors to graduation in Taylor Puglisi, Gabbi Lopez and Olivia White, but six solid returning varsity pieces (two seniors, four juniors) and a few impact newcomers should provide plenty of… → Read More

Iowa girls swimming teams, athletes to watch

× Sign Up Today and Support Local Journalism Enjoy more articles from the Quad Cities' Most Trusted Information Source. Subscribers can log in for unlimited digital access Pleasant Valley's Taylor Buhr swims the breaststroke portion of the 200-yard individual medley during the 25th annual United Township Invitational last year. Buhr finished in the top 11 at the Iowa state meet as a sophomore.… → Read More

West registers shutout against UT

For a pair of football teams that have not had a winning season in more than 15 years, the first game of the year can be a tone-setter, especially for → Read More

Former Rockridge star eagles his way into JDC

MILAN — By sinking a pair of clutch shots for eagle in Monday's John Deere Classic Open Qualifier, Kurt Slattery went from JDC hopeful to hometown hero at Pinnacle Country → Read More