Sports & Recreation

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 ...

US Dept. of Justice Awards $311,000 for After-school Program

Nov. 5, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 5, 2015 News Release Angela Brunner (816) 581-5622 US Dept. of Justice Awards $311,000 for After-school Program Kansas City, MO - On Friday, November 6, City Councilwoman Jolie Justus of Kansas City, Missouri will join students at Northeast Middle School and staff of Mattie Rhodes Center in an honorary kick-off event to celebrate the expansion ...

Hunters to Sight In Rifles

Nov. 3, 2015

Hunter Sight-In Days at Pioneer For over 60 years Pioneer Gun Club has been helping hunters get their hunting firearms properly sight-in. An accurately sighted firearm assures the hunter a safer hunt and better success at acquiring their game animal. This year Pioneer’s Hunter Sight-In Days will be the weekend of November 7TH and 8TH from 9am to 4 pm ...

Could Alcides Escobar’s inside-the-park home run have been avoided?

Oct. 30, 2015

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Supported Intelligence unveiled SmartPitcher, a data-driven pitch selection model, during game one of the 2015 World Series last night. Mets pitcher Matt Harvey threw a fastball low and in to Royals leadoff hitter Alcides Escobar to begin the bottom of the 1st. A good choice—but not the best, says SmartPitcher. Escobar rifled the first pitch into ...

Twisted Balloon KC Royals Player is a Good Luck Charm for Tallgrass Creek Fans

Oct. 28, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 28, 2015) – Scores of Tallgrass Creek residents stayed up into the wee small hours of the morning last night, huddled around television sets in their retirement community’s bistro and main lobby, to watch their beloved Kansas City Royals beat the New York Mets in a 14-inning World Series Game 1 thriller. And now they have ...

Braves Athletic Performance Center to Open in January

Oct. 28, 2015

OTTAWA, Kan. – The Ottawa University Athletic Department is growing and with the growth comes the need for additional athletic facilities. To meet the increasing needs of the student-athletes on campus, OU is expanding its performance based facilities by repurposing the Myers Library on campus and adding a new weight room. “Thanks to the success of our athletic facilities campaign ...

UHRA Announces Arena Racing Series for 2016

Oct. 25, 2015

(Kansas City, Missouri) October 24, 2015 The United Hi-performance Racing Association has announced that they will sanction 13 indoor arena races for the 600 Micro Sprint, Lightning Sprint classes across Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri in 2016. Future consideration depending on venue size, will be given to Midgets and other classes that can be contested indoors. “The UHRA has set ...

Unbound Trailblazers Use Feet to Fight Poverty

Oct. 16, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Kan. –Unbound Trailblazers are hitting the pavement for one last bout of training before running in the Kansas City Marathon on Saturday, October 17. Fifteen Unbound Trailblazers will run in the full marathon, half marathon, marathon relay or 5K race, including eight Unbound employees from the organization’s global headquarters in Kansas City, Kan. Several Trailblazers will participate in ...

Introducing Derrick Thomas #58 Wine

Oct. 15, 2015

The Derrick Thomas/Neil Smith Third and Long Foundation presents Sea of Red by Daylight Wines of California. The #58 Wine collection will be present Thursday, October 22, 2015 at The Pavilion located at 7436 Neiman Road, Shawnee KS 66203 at a Wine Tasting Event. 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm. Wine Tasting, Hors d'ovres, Giant Silent Auction and Door Prizes. Cost ...

For Immediate Release - Volleyball Beach to Open Country’s Largest Air Dome

Oct. 8, 2015

For Immediate Release VOLLEYBALL BEACH TO OPEN LARGEST AIR DOME IN THE COUNTRY FOR FALL & WINTER SAND VOLLEYBALL. LEAGUE REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR NOV. 1st – JAN. 8th SEASON. On Sunday, November 1, 2015, Volleyball Beach in Martin City will welcome league play in Kansas City’s first ever winter sand volleyball home within their new heated air dome. Warmed ...

Green at Heart Yoga Hike offered on Oct. 31 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Oct. 8, 2015

Experience the power of a walk in nature fused with the awareness of yoga during an adult fitness program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. The program is called Green at Heart Yoga Hike and is for ages 16 and older. Participants can workout ...

KAMO Adventures hosts third-annual Stockton Lake fishing trip.

Oct. 6, 2015

10/05/2015 - Kansas City, MO Continuing the 5th year of engaging and encouraging wounded and disabled veterans, KAMO Adventures was excited for the 3rd annual fishing trip at Stockton Lake. On Thursday, September 24th, three Vietnam Veterans and 2 Iraq Veterans met at the farm in Jerico Springs for a weekend of fishing and camaraderie. On September 25th - 26th, ...

Fall Trout Stockings planned at two JCPRD lakes on Oct. 28

Oct. 1, 2015

Come watch as 3,000 pounds of squirming rainbow trout are stocked in two Johnson County Park & Recreation District lakes in late October. The fall stockings will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at each respective lake's boat ramp. Stocking of about 1,000 pounds of trout at Kill Creek Park will begin at 2:30 p.m., and stocking of about 2,000 ...

50 Plus plans fall Adventure Walk on the Konza Prairie on Oct. 21

Oct. 1, 2015

An opportunity to walk on the Konza Prairie Trail near Manhattan, Kan., is being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in late October. The program is called Konza Prairie Trail Adventure Walk and will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 21. The Konza Prairie preserves 8,616 acres of prairie winding through the Flint ...

Orienteering workshop for ages 16 and older offered on Oct. 17

Oct. 1, 2015

Do you enjoy hiking cross-country, but fear losing your way? If so, join the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for a Map and Compass Workshop beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Learn the basic skills of using a topographic map and a magnetic compass in ...


Sept. 30, 2015

Maya Yoga, Kansas City’s Ashtanga Yoga Studio, is committed to building a stronger Crossroads community. This top rated studio will offer its Introduction to Ashtanga yoga class in Spanish. At the reduced price of $5.50, it is the perfect opportunity to better your health and well-being in a non-competitive atmosphere. Instructor, Karen Lisondra, will teach the 60-min class Saturday mornings ...

The Whole Person Presents Accessible Outdoor Sporting Event

Sept. 29, 2015

Contact: Mary Pat Mahoney 816-627-2203 (direct) KANSAS CITY, MO. — On Oct. 9, The Whole Person (TWP) will present Cast ‘N Blast, an accessible outdoor sporting event for people with disabilities. Hosted by the Missouri Department of Conservation, this annual event is free to TWP’s consumers and features outdoor recreation such as fishing, archery and air rifle target shooting. ...

Girls on the Run Kansas City Receives Grant Award from Hospital Hill Run Foundation

Sept. 29, 2015

Girls on the Run Serving Greater Kansas City is proud to be a recipient of funds raised by the Hospital Hill Run Foundation. In spring 2015, Hospital Hill Run Foundation awarded Girls on the Run Serving Greater Kansas City a grant in the amount of $20,000 to help fund the fall 2015 program. The funding will be used for scholarships ...

Julie Golob Awarded U.S. IPSC Ladies National Title in Classic 1911 Division

Sept. 23, 2015

Decorated Ladies Shooting Champion Claims 8th International Practical Shooting Confederation Title KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Team Smith & Wesson’s Captain Julie Golob, secures her 8th International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) title at the United States IPSC National Championships hosted by the Universal Shooting Academy in Frostproof, FL. Fresh off a Second Overall finish at the United States Practical Shooting Association ...

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