The Quad City Lady Hitmen will be hosting an 8-under softball clinic on July 7th , 6 p.m. at Rangel Field. The cost will be $25 and Riley Strandgard, a former Sherrard prep and four-year starter at Division I Illinois State, will be the lead instructor.


Strandgard will be coaching our 8-under ('13) team next season and has many accomplishments during her playing career. Those include:


14th in IHSA history for the most homeruns

Rock Island Argus/Moline Dispatch Player of the Year (2013)

All-Missouri Valley Conference Second Team (2015 & 2016)

NFCA All-Mideast Region Second Team (2016)

MVC All-Tournament Team (2016)

MVC Preseason All-Conference selection (2017)

MVC Player of the Week (2017)

MVC All-Defensive Team Member (2018)


To sign up for the clinic, please visit:

Mission Statement

The Mission of the Quad City Hitmen Baseball and Softball Academy is to use the vehicle of a challenging, competitive baseball and softball program to help develop the character of young people in the Quad Cities area. Hitmen baseball and softball strive to develop the talent of baseball and softball players through a program of outstanding instruction that emphasizes both the skills of the game as well as the player’s commitment to learning and personal improvement. The Hitmen Academy seeks to develop young people who are skilled in the game and to better prepare them for leadership in the community.

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Rock Island-Milan Parkway

Milan, IL 61264

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Rock Island, IL 61201

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801 1st St East

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