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Greg Armstrong joined WQAD in June 2014, but he has been covering sports and news in the Quad City area since 2005, working for KWQC.

Greg grew up just a short drive east on Interstate 80, in Ottawa, IL. He has always had an interest in sports, but developed a true passion for covering local high school athletics right here in the QCA. Big or small, near or far, Greg loves traveling to high schools around the area to put local athletes center stage!

Greg studied broadcast journalism at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, where he anchored and reported for WSIU- TV. He was also the play-by-play voice of the Saluki Women's Softball team.

Greg, and his wife Becca have made their home in Davenport with their 2 children. When he's not working he enjoys spending time with his family, seeing live music, and rooting on the White Sox!


Recent Articles
  • Pleasant Valley Athletes Take Aim At Next Level

    Eight athletes from Pleasant Valley High School sign on the dotted line, all with Letters of Intent to Division 1 schools.

  • IHSA To Vote on Region Format in Football

    The IHSA is set to vote on a proposal that would shift football in Illinois to a “region” based format.  Under the current proposal, conferences, as we know them, would be eliminated.  The regions would be drawn up based on enrollment and geography.  IHSA football would remain at 8 classes, and would be divided up into 8 regions per class. The top 4 finishers from each region would qualify for the playoffs.  The vote is expected to be finalized by […]

  • Massey Reaches Milestone with Galesburg Win

    Galesburg opens the season with a 71-32 win over East Peoria in their annual Thanksgiving Tournament.  It is career win number 800 for Head Coach Evan Massey.  He currently ranks 2nd all time in career wins Illinois High School Girls Basketball history.

  • Score Vidcast- IHSA Semifinals Playoff Preview

    Matt Randazzo and Greg Armstrong give you the full preview for the upcoming IHSA State Football Semifinal match-ups, including Geneseo and Galena. In Class 1A, Galena travels to Forreston in a battle of the Northwest Upstate Illini. In Class 5A, the Geneseo Maple Leafs roll into the Semifinals at 12-0 to take on the defending Class 5A Runner Up, Lombard Montini Broncos. Make sure to follow ‘The Score’ on Twitter @TheScoreWQAD, for all the updates on Saturday.  And of course, […]

  • The Score Vidcast- Illinois Playoff Quarterfinals Preview

    Matt Randazzo and Greg Armstrong breakdown the local match ups in the IHSA State Football playoffs as we head into the Quarterfinals.  Follow ‘The Score’ on twitter, @TheScoreWQAD (@MattRandazzo @GregArmstrong33 @kuffsports) and make sure to watch all the highlights Saturday at 6p and 10p! Class 5A- Geneseo at Sycamore, Sat 1p Class 3A- Newman at Byron, Sat 1p Class 2A- Eastland Pearl City at Rockridge, Sat 1p Class 1A- Lena-Winslow at Galena, Sat. 1p Class 1A- Forreston at Stark Co, […]

  • Bettendorf defeats North Scott, Heading Back to the Dome

    The Bettendorf Bulldogs make a return trip to the UNI Dome with a 23-3 victory over North Scott.  Led by quarterback Cyle Cox’s 3 touchdowns, the Bulldogs remain perfect on the season, moving to 12-0.

  • Sterling Brings Home Sectional Gold

    The Sterling Golden Warriors defeat Lincoln, 2-0 to capture their first Volleyball title since 1981.  The Warriors move on to play Joliet Catholic on Saturday with a chance to advance to the State Tournament.

  • Geneseo Welcomes Familiar Name in 2nd Round

    Although the Geneseo Maple Leafs have never played the Rich East Rockets, there will be nothing unfamiliar about the Head Coach on the opposing sidelines come Saturday afternoon. Rich East is led by Barry Reade, who is the son of legendary Geneseo coach, Bob Reade.  The Maple Leafs current head coach, Larry Johnsen Jr, was childhood friends with Barry, and the two were also teammates in with the Green Machine and later at Augustana.

  • The Score Vidcast- Illinois 2nd Round Preview

    ‘The Score’ guys breakdown all the local match-ups in the 2nd Round of the IHSA Football State Playoffs!  Catch all the highlights from the games all over the area on Saturday on WQAD! 5A- Rich East vs. Geneseo, Sat. 1p 5A- Woodstock Marian at Sterling, 1p 4A- Dixon at Manteno. Sat, 1p 3A- Oregon at Newman, Sat. 7p 2A- Rockridge at Orion, Sat. 1p 1A- Galena at Dakota, Sat. 1p 1A- Polo at Stark Co, Sat. 3p 1A- A-Town at […]

  • The Score Vidcast- North Scott vs. Bettendorf Playoff Preview

    It’s a Quarterfinal rematch between Bettendorf and North Scott!  They game will be at Bettendorf’s TouVelle Stadium, Friday night at 7p.  The Score guys breakdown the matchup, and give you all the keys for both sides!  Check out FULL coverage on Friday night on WQAD!  All the highlights and postgame reaction!

  • PV Looks To Ride Momentum Into Postseason

    After starting the season 0-3, the Pleasant Valley Spartans end the season on a 6 game winning streak and district champions.  They look to carry momentum into the playoffs.  They host Cedar Rapids Prairie, Wed at 7p.

  • BV Offense Piling Up Stats With a “Fresh” Face

    The Bureau Valley Storm have overcome an 0-3 start in a big way.  They have rolled off 3 victories in a row, while averaging 46 points per game.  Leading the charge is freshman, Drake Davis.  He threw for 7 touchdown passes last week in a win over Riverdale. His leading receiver, Parker Neuhalfen made room for Davis by switching from QB to Wide Receiver after Week 1.  The pair have connected for over 800 yards through the air, and found […]

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