Sports & Recreation

Free Safe Boating Class Announced

Feb. 8, 2016

Why sit at home dreaming about warmer weather and time on the water when you can be learning how to be safe when the time comes? Come join the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary at a free one-day boating safety course. Topics covered by the course include boat types and marine motors, pre-underway activities and trailering, boat handling and navigation rules, ...


Jan. 29, 2016

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 29, 2016 For Interviews or More Information: Sharon Cleaver, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City Phone: 816-462-0136 Mobile: 816-674-3721 Email / Web site: TRAVIS KELCE RECEIVES THE BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER KANSAS CITY ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR AWARD Chiefs Tight End Travis Kelce Selected by Club Members ...

Pomona Lake is first destination for 50 Plus Spring Strolling program on Feb. 24

Jan. 28, 2016

The Hedge-Wood and Buckbrush trails at Pomona State Park are the first destinations for a new season of the Wednesday Walks program being presented this spring by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Also called Spring Strolling, this program lets participants make friends while exploring the great outdoors. JCPRD does the driving while you ...

Next Ready, Set, Hike session for ages 3-5 set for Feb. 23 on Mill Creek Streamway Park

Jan. 28, 2016

Children ages three through five are invited to take part in a winter bird watching hike when the next in a series of nature hikes for young children being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Natureplay Preschool takes place in late February. Ready, Set, Hike, is the name of this series of hikes on the Mill Creek ...

Over $183,000 in cash up for grabs at the 2016 Lake of the Ozarks Spring Big Bass Bash

Jan. 28, 2016

Don't miss this year's premiere amateur bass fishing tournament, the Lake of the Ozarks Spring Big Bass Bash, which will be held on April 23-24, 2016. Over 200 places will be paid out throughout the weekend, totaling more than $183,000 in cash. Catch the biggest bass of the weekend and walk away with an astounding $61,200 in cash. The Big ...

Outback in the Ozarks Announces 2016 Race Dates, Early Registration Underway

Jan. 21, 2016

Outback in the Ozarks, an exciting 200 mile overnight team relay in the beautiful Ozark Mountains, announces October 21-22, 2016 as the dates for their fourth annual Outback in the Ozarks. “Outback in the Ozarks is an adventurous overnight running relay that combines extreme mental and physical tests of endurance with camaraderie and fun. You will quite possibly feel every ...

Police vs. Firefighters Basketball Fundraiser scores for local school’s Let Me Run team

Jan. 19, 2016

Sugar Creek, MO — The Sugar Creek Police Department and Sugar Creek Fire Department will go head to head in the Guns & Hoses Basketball Showdown on February 5th, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. in the Sugar Creek Gymnasium to raise funds for Abraham Mallinson Elementary School’s Let Me Run program. Donations will go directly toward sponsoring students who attend Abraham ...

CYO’s New Concussion Management Protocol

Jan. 18, 2016

The CYO of Johnson & Wyandotte Counties ( is proud to announce the release of a new policy that promises to impact the lives of children across the metro area. The CYO Concussion Protocol is a brand new policy governing education, assessment, and care related to concussions in youth athletes. This policy is now in effect in the CYO of ...

Special AyurVeda Health Seminar - Jan. 24th

Jan. 8, 2016

“The AyurVeda Science and Art of Diet, Digestion and Healthy Weight” Sunday, January 24th - 2-4 PM Westin Hotel Crown Center - Brookside Room - $39 Please call 913-648-0108 or email to reserve your seats and arrange payment. Here's What You'll Learn: “Power Digestion” - digestive strength is a key to perfect health and how to create it. Healthy ...

Shenae Lundberg Joins Trinity Performance Wear

Jan. 6, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Shenae Lundberg Joins Trinity Performance Wear Goaltender is the first professional athlete to align with ladies’ fitness apparel company SHAWNEE, KS – January 6, 2016—Deerfield Academy alumna Shenae Lundberg, goaltender for the New York Riveters of the National Women’s Hockey League, has become the first professional athlete to join Trinity Performance Wear, the fitness apparel company of ...

Something New Coming to Kansas City

Jan. 1, 2016

It has finally happened, Kansas City will welcome a new professional basketball team to the area in 2016. We know you have been waiting in anticipation on a basketball team to hit the city, well the wait is over! The Kansas City Majestics, Lady Eagles will be making their debut this coming summer. The Kansas City Majestics will be the ...

Locally Made Gourmet Food Product Now Available at Scheels in Overland Park, KS

Dec. 18, 2015

Overland Park, KS- Dec. 18th, 2015 Macho Mayo, a gourmet sandwich/burger spread that doubles as a dip, is now available at the sporting goods giant, Scheels, in Overland Park, KS. Macho mayo is gluten free, has no sugar, and has 1/3 less calories & fat compared to traditional mayonnaise. Macho Mayo is made in Kansas City and comes in two ...

Kansas Adapted Athletics Group Joins KU Senate in Call for Wheelchair Basketball Team

Dec. 11, 2015

For more information, contact: ROB EGAN 316-305-4151 American Collegiate Society for Adapted Athletics, a Wichita-based non-profit, has joined the Student Senate at The University of Kansas in urging campus administrators and Kansas State Legislators to help create a wheelchair basketball program on KU’s campus by Fall 2017. On Wednesday, The University of Kansas Student Senate unanimously passed a resolution ...

Westport’s Core Continuum: FREE classes, and gift drive for Rose Brooks

Dec. 8, 2015

Core Continuum, a Pilates and fitness-education center in Westport, is offering FREE fitness events all month in conjunction with Athleta's Country Club Plaza store. Bring a new, unwrapped toy or gift item for adult women or children of all ages to any event, and earn raffle entries for Core Continuum classes and gift certificates. Drawing will be held on 12/31. ...

Lee’s Summit Broncos in National Title Hunt in Orlando

Dec. 7, 2015

Lee’s Summit Broncos Football MEDIA RELEASE LEE’S SUMMIT POP WARNER BRONCOS CLEAR THE FIRST HURDLE ON RUN TOWARD NATIONAL TITLE GAME IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Craig Davis December 6, 2015 816-916-5702 Orlando, Florida – Twenty Nine (29) 7th and 8th grade boys from the Lee’s Summit area faced the North County Panthers from Massachusetts. The Panthers vaulted ...

Five Year Old Belton BMX Racer Signs to Factory Team

Dec. 5, 2015

Contact: Courtney Staton, 816-674-9460 The Factory Bombshell-Avent BMX team based out of Murrieta, California signed Eli Staton, 5, of Belton, Missouri to their nationally recognized racing team. The bicycle-motocross race team is comprised of elite athletes ranging from top-tier age group racers to 2016 Olympic hopefuls. Although it is rare for such a young racer to be selected as ...

Kansas vs. Missouri Rivalry Takes to the Ice

Dec. 1, 2015

INDEPENDENCE, MO. (December 1, 2015) – After a three year absence, the athletic competition between the University of Missouri and University of Kansas returns in the form of club hockey to Silverstein Eye Centers Arena (formally the Independence Events Center) on Thursday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. This Men’s Hockey Border Showdown will be the first meeting between these two ...

Local Youth Football team is greatly honored to represent the United States vs. Mexico in the 4th Invitational Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium (Cowboys Stadium) in Arlington, TX

Nov. 30, 2015

Local Youth Football team is greatly honored to represent the United States vs. Mexico in the 4th Invitational Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium (Cowboys Stadium) in Arlington, TX Blue Springs, MO — Sprouse’s Wildcats of Blue Springs have been invited to represent the United States in the 4th Invitational Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium on December 20, 2015 in Arlington, ...

Roeland Park Aquatic Center plans early or full closures on Dec. 24, 25, 26, and 31,

Nov. 25, 2015

The Roeland Park Aquatic Center will close early on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve for the holidays and will be closed on Christmas Day as well as the following day. During this holiday season, the center will offer special open swim hours on Dec. 24, 28, 29, 30, and 31. The facility, which is located at 4843 Rosewood Drive, ...

Bikes for Kids at Christmas in Leavenworth

Nov. 18, 2015

WHAT: BIKING FOR BIKES WHEN: WEDNESDAY – NOVEMBER 18th, 2:00 PM – NOVEMBER 19th, 2:00 PM WHERE: SANTA TRAILS BICYCLE AND COFFEE SHOP WHY: There are children, through no fault of their own, that find themselves in perpetual, economically challenging situations. Every child should know the joy and freedom of owning a bike. HOW: Brendan Sheehan, owner of Santa Fe ...

Heartland Chevrolet partners with Liberty North High School Performing Art Theater

Nov. 17, 2015

Heartland Chevrolet Announces Partnership With Liberty North High School Performing Arts Theater (KANSAS CITY, MO 2015) The Liberty School District Fine Arts Department is pleased to announce a partnership with Heartland Chevrolet. Heartland Chevrolet, the official Title Sponsor, has pledged a two-year donation of $10,000 to the Liberty North High School Performing Arts Theater and the Fine Arts Department of ...

Father, daughter become World Powerlifting Champions

Nov. 17, 2015

2LT Bobbi Walden, US Army, formerly of Lawrence, and Joe Walden of Lawrence became the first Father-Daughter World Powerlifting Champions in the same year. Both competed and won their weight classes this past weekend in Las Vegas at the International Powerlifting League World Championships. Bobbi competed in the 132 pound Women’s Open category on Thursday, Nov 12, and posted a ...

MFCAA to host First Annual “Run for Adoption” Marathon During National Adoption Month

Nov. 11, 2015

The Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association is hosting its first "Run for Adoption" marathon on Sunday, November 15th at Zona Rosa. This marathon is in celebration of National Adoption Month, and recognizes the long road foster children must travel to reach their "forever home." In 2015 there are more than 13,000 children in the custody of the State of ...

Epic!!! World Series B-ball Baby Costume

Nov. 7, 2015

Parents: Mr. & Mrs. Matt & Jasmine Meyer Daughter: Lylah (lie-lah) Meyer: age 1yr is pictured in Hand-made World Series Baseball Costume ( in link@ bottom of page) ph: 913-227-9123 Newley-wed couple Jasmine & Matt Meyer have enteted their adorable 1yr old daughter Lylah into a National Halloween Costume Contest in hopes of winning a $5,000 prize to save their ...

To our users and readers

Press Release Central has moved to a new server. What does this mean for you? Releases posted prior to March 1, 2012 have gone away, as has your old account registration info. Everyone will need to re-register for an account. We apologize for this inconvenience.

Want your event in our calendar?

Would you like your event published in The Kansas City Star? We’d be glad to consider it.

Enter your event


About Press Release Central

Press Release Central is Kansas City’s largest community site for press releases announcing news of all kinds: business, entertainment, sports and more. Releases stay for an extended period, so messages live a long life. And if you’re hunting for tips or information, just search to find news, names and subjects you might have missed.