Valuable lessons are learned through participation in youth sports
One lazy Sunday afternoon in March, more than a decade ago, light cascaded through our living room window and landed on a child-sized basketball hoop. It was illuminated in a way that held my attention -- like a scene from a suspense movie.
First Round of the MIAA Women's Tournament in the Books
Three of the four top seeds advanced to the MIAA Tournament got underway in women's basketball.
9 reasons why sports are valuable for our children to play
You probably already know the answer to that question. We've been hearing for years that youth sports build character, persistence and teamwork. I'd like to get a bit deeper and explain nine very specific reasons why I am glad my three 20-something kids played sports from preschool through college.
The Lockton Company's Resiliency Award
The Lockton Company’s Resiliency Award goes to Mindy Corporon, who lost her son and father in the Jewish Community Center shootings in April 2014. While Mindy says the months since have been very painful, they have also been very enriching and brought many new people into her life.
HCA Midwest Health Systems Youth Sports Girl Award
The HCA Midwest Health Systems Youth Sports Girl award goes to Mariah Peters, a student at Blue Springs high school. Peters is the 2014 Class 2 Missouri state golf champion and led the team to its first overall team championship in school history.
KU female student athlete helps bring change to NCAA legislation
The winds of change for intercollegiate athletics, have been blowing for years, with everything from conference realignment, to the first year of a college football playoff system.