• Rec Center's Weeknight Youth Hoops Program Expands

    by Allison Ward, The Columbus Dispatch July 2015

    Terry Jackson had just settled on the couch for the evening at his East Side home when his son, Jaylon, approached. "Dad, Dad -- we've got to go to basketball," the elder Jackson recalled his 12-year-old pleading one Wednesday this month.

  • Community Support Puts Youth Program Back on Track

    by Scott Taylor, Sun Journal (Lewiston, Maine) June 2015

    All it took to rescue the city's community track program was a community to step forward.

  • Residents Gather to Defend Youth Baseball League

    by Anne Kallas, Ventura County Star June 2015

    About 150 adults and children — many in baseball uniforms — showed up at an Oxnard parks commission meeting to defend the NorthSide Youth Baseball League’s right to use the playing fields at Curren School on F Street, next to Eastwood Park.

  • Youth League Combats Violence with Officer Coaches

    by Maudlyne Ihejirika, Chicago Sun-Times June 2015

    When Kenyatta Jones heard the premise behind the Englewood Police Youth Baseball League, she quickly signed up her 9-year-old son, DuQuan Williams.

  • J.R. West Team Attorney Seeks Disclosure Over Probe

    by Mitch Dudek, Chicago Sun-Times June 2015

    After months of getting nowhere, the Jackie Robinson West Little League team is headed to court to try to force the disclosure of information used in the investigation that stripped the team of its national title.

  • Youth Soccer Tournament Brings 20,000 People, $15M

    by David Gutman, Charleston Gazette June 2015

    In the next few days, somewhere between 15,000 and 20,000 people will flood into Charleston, Huntington and the areas in between from all over the northeastern United States.

  • One Y's Remarkable Story of a Community Movement

    by Dale Jennings June 2015

    Dale Jennings is a founding member of the YMCA Team 13 training program and a 12-year volunteer for the YMCA of Southwestern Indiana.

  • City Turns to Golf Bikes, Foot Golf to Enliven Staid Sport

    by Thomas Bailey Jr. 9015292388 June 2015

    The new Golf Bike contraptions started rolling Friday at the Links at Overton Park. They are six-geared, fat-tired bicycles with saddles that hold a dozen golf clubs and represent a new paradigm for getting around the oldest public golf course in Memphis.

  • Chattanooga Announces Plans for "World Class" Marathon

    by Mike Pare June 2015

    Leveraging Chattanooga's Outside magazine win as America's "Best Town Ever," city officials unveiled what they envision as a world-class marathon race.

  • Summit Introduces New Sports to International Attendees

    by Michael Scott Davidson, Sarasota Herald Tribune June 2015

    On Saturday, Prateek Syangden strapped on a pair of ice skates for the first time in his life and entered the skating rink at the Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex.