THREE FC KANSAS CITY PLAYERS TO REPRESENT THE U.S.
PRAIRIE VILLAGE, MO (October 8, 2014) – U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis named 20 players to the roster for the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship, which will be held from Oct. 15-26 in four U.S. cities. The U.S. Women’s National Team will open Group A play at Sporting Park in Kansas City, against Trinidad & Tobago on Wednesday, Oct. 15, at 7:30 p.m. CT (FOX Sports 2).

One Last Game
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- When Mount Saint Joseph University opens its women's basketball season in November, the opening game will be unforgettable, but it won't have anything to do with the score.

K-State to Discontinue Equestrian/Add Soccer
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Following a recent NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics recommendation to drop the intercollegiate sport of equestrian as an emerging Division I women's program, K-State Athletics Director John Currie announced today that K-State will discontinue its sponsorship of equestrian at the conclusion of the 2015-16 season.

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.

After The Storm
Abby Wambach is sitting on a silver bench, wearing sunglasses and workout clothes, watching the U.S. women's national soccer team practice at Rentschleer Field in East Hartford a day before the Americans play a June friendly against France. The session is open to the public, including media, and there are hundreds of people sitting in the bleachers, many of them assessing the state of the team and predicting which players will be in the starting lineup for the 2015 Women's World Cup.

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.

Here's the kicker: This homecoming queen also stars on her school's football tea
Already a star on the Mississippi school’s girls soccer team, Smith has been getting her kicks lately as the first girl to make the school’s varsity football squad. And she has a response ready if someone tells her she plays like a girl. “I’m me, and I’m not trying to be anybody else,” Smith, 17, told TODAY.com. “I’ll take that as a compliment.” Her football coach, Corey Reynolds, said one of his assistants, Matt Smith, the strength and conditioning coach for Smith’s soccer team, suggested Smith be the kicker they’d sought all summer. “It just turned out to be a blue-eyed, homecoming-queen soccer player,” added Reynolds, a former quarterback and punter at Delta State University.

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

20th Anniversary Celebration
  • Wednesday, November 12

    20th Anniversary Celebration

    To celebrate WIN for KC's 20th Anniversary, we would like to honor you and our entire WIN for KC Family to celebrate the impact WIN has had on the community.  Hors d'oeuvres and refreshments provided.  Program featuring WIN directors starts at 6 p.m.

    Please RSVP for this free event.

    Location:
    Roasterie Bean Hanger
    1204 W. 27th Street
    Kansas City, MO 64108

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