CommunityAmerica Ballpark to host pro fastpitch softball games
The Kansas City T-Bones are pleased to welcome professional fastpitch softball to Kansas City this summer, as the USSSA Florida Pride and the Dallas Charge of the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league will play a two-game series on June 11 and 12 at CommunityAmerica Ballpark. It will mark the first time an NPF series will be played during the Top Gun Invitational youth tournament, which will bring more than 110 teams from at least 20 states to the Kansas City area.
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen says she has reflexes in her knees, ankles
Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, the six-time Olympic gold-medalist swimmer who severed her spinal cord in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Arizona last June, reached perhaps her biggest milestone so far in her recovery.
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.