• Youth Soccer Tournament Could Bring $10.2M to City

    by Jeff Mills June 2017

    The return of the U.S. Youth Soccer Region III Championships is a big deal to the city.

  • Second Pool Opened to Campers with Special Needs

    by Valerie Bauman June 2017

    Huntington officials found a way to address the concerns of parents who said their children were being discriminated against.

  • Youth Soccer Players Show Support with Team Haircut

    by Courtney Cameron June 2017

    After controversy over a youth soccer tournament disqualification attributed to a player’s mistaken gender, eight-year-old Mili Hernandez’ teammates made a public show of solidarity.

  • Softball League to Serve Inner-City Youth

    by Gordon Engelhardt June 2017

    If Don Mattingly could spearhead the local Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities program, why not try to do the same thing with fast-pitch softball?

  • USA Football Program Bridges Flag, Tackle

    by Josh Barnett June 2017

    USA Football is unveiling a pilot program Wednesday in 11 youth football leagues across the country that features fewer players, smaller fields, no special teams and no three-point stance.

  • Youth Soccer Player Disqualified for Looking Like a Boy

    by Courtney Cameron June 2017

    On Sunday, eight-year-old Mili Hernandez was disqualified from the finals of the Springfield (Neb.) Soccer Club Tournament along with her entire team when officials mistook her for a boy.

  • Officials Announce $1M Park Upgrade, Free Pool Use

    by Carmen Duarte May 2017

    Youth leagues will benefit from $1 million in improvements at Tucson's Jesse Owens Park, city officials say. Separately, anyone younger than 18 years old can swim for free at city pools starting June 1.

  • Child Receives Second-Degree Burns at Splash Pad

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    A concerned parent called the Greenwood, Ind., parks department after her son received a second-degree burn on Monday from walking on the blacktop of a splash pad at City Center Park.

  • Blog: Involving Students in Plans for College Recreation

    by John Horn May 2017

    For this blog post, I felt it was time to showcase the student involvement in the Rec Sports Master Plan. After all, the entire reason the plan even exists is due to our students. They requested the initial master plan and later voted to fund it. They suggested we take that plan to referendum, and ultimately the plan as you see it has been driven by the student voice.

  • Recreation Program in Jeopardy after Mass Resignation

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Every member of the Norton, Mass., parks and recreation commission has turned in their resignation after a budget override intended to augment the department’s resources failed to pass.