Pickleball, Bubble Soccer Catching On in Knoxville
by Jen Parker Special to Go Knoxville May 2015
Two old tennis courts in West Hills Park have been approved by City Council to be converted into Knoxville’s first outdoor courts for the increasingly popular (and mostly unheard of) sport of pickleball.
Man Guilty of Stealing $3K from Youth Sports Group
by Nancy Bowman May 2015
The former treasurer of a Covington youth sports organization was found guilty of theft of money from the group after a two-day trial in Miami County Common Pleas Court this week.
Soccer Group Gets 1-Year Field Deal, But Future Cloudy
by Suzanne Hurt May 2015
The future of a kids soccer league in Riverside remains murky, but they can keep playing at city-owned fields for the next year after officials with the city's public utilities and the American Youth Soccer Organization agreed to a new contract.
Park District to Launch Competitive 'Senior Games'
by Sameera Luthman, Naperville Park District May 2015
Who says games are mostly for kids? Adults ages 50 and older are invited to enter the Naperville Park District's inaugural Naperville Senior Games for a chance to compete in a variety of events from athletics to art.
Rec Director Hiring Brings Conflict-of-Interest Claims
by Katie Leslie; Staff May 2015
A legal opinion sought by a critic of an Atlanta councilmember's appointment to the Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority is adding fuel to a debate over the appropriateness of her dual roles.
Soccer Tournament to Have 540 Teams, $9M Impact
by Steven Matthews May 2015
The annual Warrior Soccer Classic set for next weekend is projected to have a $9 million economic impact on the area and attract more than 30,000 people, according to tournament and county officials.
Locals Excited About Proposed Park Near MLB Facility
by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post May 2015
The multimillion-dollar park in West Plam Beach will include an open lawn with exercise stations, four lighted basketball courts, two soccer fields, a boundless playground with a splash pad, restrooms and waterfront benches overlooking an 11-acre lake on the east side of the park.
Basketball Program Hopes to Connect Youth, Police
by Tiffany Stevens firstname.lastname@example.org May 2015
City officials have created a new summer basketball program that aims to strengthen ties between teens living near Melrose Park and Roanoke police officers.
Philadelphia City Rowing Program Changing Young Lives
by Dotty Brown May 2015
In the last five years, the program has more than doubled to 85 students from 25 Philadelphia public and charter high schools.
Lawsuit: Baseball Organizer Didn't Deliver Tournaments
by Randy Ludlow May 2015
A New Albany man accepted deposits of as much as $5,000 from youth baseball teams but failed to put on promised tournaments, according to a state lawsuit.