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WIN for KC announces its 2015 honorees
WIN for KC announced award winners for their Feb. 12 celebration luncheon at the Sheraton Crown Center.

Teacher shows kids the value of staying active

Park University volleyball wins 2014 NAIA Volleyball National Championship
SIOUX CITY, Iowa – From its first win in August over a talented Kansas Wesleyan team, the Park University community knew it had something special in its women's volleyball program. Saturday night (Dec. 6), the Pirates showed the rest of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, unseating defending national champion University of Texas at Brownsville in three sets (25-23, 25-19, 25-16) to cap a 40-0 season and claim the school's first-ever women's volleyball national championship.

"Mother of Title IX" Patsy Mink receives Presidential Medal of Freedom
Patsy Mink, “the Mother of Title IX” most known for co-authoring and championing 1974’s landmark legislature, was awarded today with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, 12 years posthumously.

Research: More than Half of Top Female Execs Were College Athletes
All managers want to hire people with discipline, determination, and drive. Women executives are no different. And according to a newly-released study, women executives who once played competitive sports, in college or elsewhere, prefer to hire other people with athletics in their background.

8 Tips to Prevent Injury in Kids' Sports
Fall sports season is in full swing now and many parents’ nights and weekends are spent on the sidelines of their child’s game. Whether they play soccer or lacrosse or even dance, your primary concern as a parent is to keep them safe while they are doing something they love. While all injuries are not avoidable, Dr. Theodore Ganley, director of the Sports Medicine and Performance Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has some tips on injury prevention for parents, coaches and even kids themselves.

Cancer cases linked to lack of exercise among women 'rising'
Women in the UK have the 10th highest rate in the world for cancers linked to a lack of physical activity, research has found. The estimated number of diagnosed cases of bowel, breast and womb cancers in 2012 was 78,935, about 12,000 of which could be prevented if people were more physically active, according to scientists.

Events

2015 WIN for KC Women
  • Thursday, February 12, 2015

    2015 WIN for KC Women's Sports Awards Celebration presented by Price Chopper

    Six-time Olympic Gold Medalist Swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen will be the featured speaker.  Sponsor a table today as we recognize local girls and women for their community contributions and achievements in sports. Email Lisa Diven at ldiven@sportkc.org.

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