TexasIndependenceBallpark

Construction Beginning on College Station Baseball Complex

Construction is scheduled to begin soon in College Station, Texas, on a new Texas Independence Ballpark in Midtown College Station with an eye toward attracting baseball and softball events to the region. The new facility will feature eight fields, batting cages, concession stands and more. The venue, officially called Independence Park, will be used to […]

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PerfectGame

Perfect Game to Build Complex in Cedar Park, Texas

Perfect Game has announced that it will locate a 16-field complex spanning more than 100 acres in Cedar Park, Texas. President Jerry Ford announced that the youth baseball and softball platform and scouting service will build 16 turf baseball/softball fields spread across 112 acres as part of a complex that will include a convention center/hotel, […]

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Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City Expanding

The Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is getting a little bit more time in the destination. The NCAA’s Division I Competition Oversight Committee on Wednesday approved expanding the WCWS to a nine-day event, beginning with the 2022 championship. The change eliminates doubleheaders for teams who lose on the first day of the […]

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USL

USL Names Will Kuhns as SVP of Communications

The United Soccer League has hired Will Kuhns as its senior vice president of communications and public relations, charging him with building and maintaining relationships with national, local and international media as well as creating and executing communications initiatives to promote the USL and its member clubs. As a member of USL’s executive team, Kuhns […]

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Special Olympics Unified Cup 2022 Heading to Detroit

The Special Olympics Unified Cup 2022 presented by Toyota will be hosted by Detroit with nearly 600 athletes from up to 31 nations to competing starting July 31. The Special Olympics Unified Cup Detroit 2022 will be the second-ever tournament in this single-sport series, which challenges negative attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities and demonstrates […]

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USA Softball CEO Craig Cress was easy to spot at Yokohama Stadium.

Catching Up with USA Softball CEO Craig Cress

Tuesday, July 27, was a big day on the Olympic program, with much of the attention in the United States focused on the women’s gymnastics team and the withdrawal of Simone Biles from the competition. But in Yokohama, about an hour from Tokyo, an entirely different drama in women’s sports was taking place at Yokohoma […]

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United States' A'Ja Wilson, center, grabs a rebound between Nigeria's Adaora Elonu, left, and Atonye Nyingifa during women's basketball preliminary round play at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

At the 2021 Olympic Games, Women Rule

If you asked 100 people interested in this year’s Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo which athlete they want to see the most, it’s a safe bet the first name mentioned would be Simone Biles. Several may say Katie Ledecky. Others would say Allyson Felix, A’ja Wilson or Alex Morgan. As the 50th anniversary of Title […]

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Richmond Region Tourism to Host Three CIAA Championships Through 2024

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Richmond Region Tourism have announced a three-year partnership that will bring a trio of spring championships to the Virginia destination beginning in 2022. The championship events start next spring with outdoor track and field and women’s tennis hosted by Virginia State University, and softball at RF&P Park in Henrico […]

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Meijer President & CEO Rick Keyes (photo credit – Meijer)
Meijer President and CEO Rick Keyes discussed the recent agreement with the West Michigan Sports Commission. Photo: Courtesy of Meijer

West Michigan Sports Commission Continues Relationship with Meijer

The West Michigan Sports Commission has reached a new 10-year partnership with Meijer to serve as the naming rights partner of the WMSC’s baseball/softball complex in Rockford, Michigan. The venue will now be called the Meijer SportsComplex. “Meijer has been a loyal partner of the WMSC for more than a decade, and this naming rights […]

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WorldBaseballSoftball

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball Qualifier Heading to The Palm Beaches

The World Baseball Softball Confederation will stage its WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier from May 31 through June 5 in The Palm Beaches & St. Lucie County, Florida, as eight national teams will play for one spot in the upcoming six-team 2020 Olympic Summer Games tournament in Tokyo. Games will be played at Clover Park in […]

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