Sports and Activities News

Sports and Activities News – including team sports, sporting events, sports technology, water sports, snow sports, Olympics, and related sports news from the Send2Press Newswire service.


Pioneer of Golf Shot Tracking and Measurement commits $250,000 of golf shot measurement technology to provide a new golf sport for the blind

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 17, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Florida resident George Nauck has established Golf For Blind, Inc., a Florida Not For Profit Corporation. Funds raised will be used to place golf shot measurement and scoring systems on ranges where blind and disabled veterans may learn to play golf through measured and scored target shoots.

TeamSnap Partners with Champion Athleticwear to Launch New Team Apparel Platform

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, has partnered with Champion Athleticwear to be the official provider of custom fanwear sold through TeamSnap’s Team Store. The Team Store ecommerce platform gives TeamSnap’s 20 million users direct access to purchase custom branded Champion apparel through the popular app.

Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation to Host Annual Fundraiser 2018

NEWBURY, Ohio, Aug. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Camp Ho Mita Koda Foundation is proud to announce that its 2018 Backpack Bivouac fundraising event will take place at the Helmsley Pavilion at Camp Ho Mita Koda on Saturday, September 29, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m. This year’s theme, “A Night to Light the Future,” will raise critical dollars to help Camp Ho Mita Koda host children with diabetes as campers well into the future.

TeamSnap Debuts New Video Platform This Fall

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sharing video highlights during the game is now possible for any spectator. TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today it is partnering with Fantag, a pioneer in video highlight technology, to debut video highlights on its popular TeamSnap Live! platform for the first time this fall.

LACC Basketball Coach Mike (Michael) Miller Reveals Facts About His Innocence on TV show After Being Found Not Guilty On All Charges In Jury Trial

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles City College Coach Mike Miller, who gained fame as the most winning college basketball coach in the country from 1997-2006, with a winning percentage of .885 and a record of 241-38, was found not guilty by 12-0 vote in a jury trial verdict in Los Angeles Superior Court; announced the California Basketball Association (CBA).

Coach Michael ‘Mike’ Miller found not guilty by 12-0 vote in jury trial verdict in Los Angeles Superior Court

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Los Angeles City College (LACC) Coach and current CBA Commissioner, Michael Miller, exonerated on all charges in jury trial, the California Basketball Association (CBA) announced today.

All-Star Lineup of NHL Coaches to Present at TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference

TORONTO, Ontario, July 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap and The Coaches Site have confirmed an all-star lineup of NHL coaches presenting at the TeamSnap Hockey Coaches Conference taking place on July 20 and 21 in Toronto.

TeamSnap Launches New Officials Management Platform to Serve Referees and Umpires

BOULDER, Colo., June 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in sports-tech management, announced today the expansion of its industry-leading platform with the introduction of TeamSnap Officials – an innovative new online platform to schedule, manage and communicate with referees, umpires and officials.

TeamSnap Co-founder and CEO Dave DuPont Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Finalist

BOULDER, Colo., May 30, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today that company co-founder and CEO Dave DuPont was named a finalist for the prestigious EY Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2018 Award.

TeamSnap Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

BOULDER, Colo., May 14, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today that Todd Stockard has been appointed the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Stockard will oversee TeamSnap’s financial strategy as the company continues its rapid expansion with the introduction of new products, platforms and partnerships.

CES MMA continues East Coast Takeover May 4 with New York debut of Oyster Bay Welterweight John Gotti III

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CES MMA launches its New York division on May 4, 2018 with “CES MMA NY,” a star-studded event at The Space at Westbury Theater, featuring Bellator veterans Matthew Secor of Glens Falls, Kenny Foster of Corona and the debut of Oyster Bay welterweight John Gotti III.

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival Closing film ‘High & Outside : a baseball noir’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and DUBUQUE, Iowa, April 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — High and Outside, LLC announces “High & Outside : a baseball noir” film is the Closing film at the Julien International Film Festival in Dubuque, Iowa where “Field Of Dreams” was filmed. Moviemaker magazine named it “One of the 25 coolest film festivals in the World.”

Ballin’ 4 Peace Celebrity Charity Basketball Tournament Founded by Former Pro Ball Player H2O, Returns to Queens, NY April 21

QUEENS, N.Y., April 18, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — H2O Basketball announces the BALLIN’ 4 PEACE CELEBRITY CHARITY BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Founded by Queens native and Former Division 1, International Pro Basketball Player, Haron “H2O” Hargrave; returns to ELMCOR YOUTH & ADULT ACTIVITIES CENTER in Corona, Queens, N.Y., this Saturday, April 21, 2018.

KINONA Names Nathan Boroff to Board of Advisors

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KINONA, a collection of flattering, modern women’s golf apparel designed to bring feminine sensibility to women’s golf, announced today that Nathan Boroff, former TravisMathew Apparel CFO, has joined its Board of Advisors.

Luna Wear Releases World’s First Illuminating Athletic Apparel Line

MIAMI, Fla., April. 10, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Luna Wear, a fashion technology startup based out of Miami Florida, has released the world’s first ever machine washable and dryable, fashionable, illuminating athletic apparel line. Powered by a USB rechargeable lithium battery, Luna Wear’s super bright patented Luna illuminating material provides safety for outdoor runners.

Hedstrom Fitness launches the newest product in the Surge Toolbox – The Surge Riptide

ASHLAND, Ohio, March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness is pleased to announce the launch of their newest product in the Hydro-Interia(R) Training line, the Surge(R) Riptide. This specialized training tool utilizes water to create an unstable and unpredictable resistance, allowing the muscles to be challenged no matter what the exercise.

Capital Chevrolet Goes to Bat for The Salvation Army

RALEIGH, N.C., March 7, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Chevrolet is partnering with The Salvation Army in Raleigh. Capital Chevrolet has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment, invitations to FREE instructional clinics, and an opportunity for community members to earn donations for their league via a Test Drive fundraiser.

Tipp Pride Begins Engagement with Bruns General Contracting on their $4.9M Stadium Project

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During the latter portion of December, the Tipp City School Board and the Tipp Pride Association identified Bruns General Contracting as their choice for a general contractor for the new community stadium. The Tipp Pride Association initially estimated the stadium construction costs at $6.5M, however, after initial design choices and further examination using a process known as value engineering, Bruns now believes this funding number to be $4.9M.

Travel Insurance Comparison Website, TravelInsurance.com, Offers Tips for 2018 Solo Travelers

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Solo travel will always represent one of the largest segments of the travel market. And, as intrepid lone travelers hit the road this year, TravelInsurance.com recommends some special planning tips to help them travel safely. Here are five things solo travelers can do in 2018 to minimize risks and ensure a smooth adventure.

TeamSnap Launches Fully Integrated Payment Solutions for Sports Organizations

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 12, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in sports-tech management, announced today the expansion of their integrated payment platform with the launch of a new Invoicing feature – designed to make collections easier for sports administrators, coaches, parents and players.

Nation’s Best Track Stars Head to the Finals of the 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute — From an initial field of thousands of girls and young women from all over the East Coast, some 230 top point-scorers in divisions from elementary school through college and beyond, have earned their way to the finals of the 44th annual Colgate Women’s Games. Persevering through four preliminary meets and a semi finals at Pratt, these young Olympic hopefuls have emerged as some of the country’s finest athletic talent.

Nation’s Best Track Stars Head to Semi-Finals of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From an initial field of thousands, some 445 girls and young women from elementary school through college and beyond, have scored points to earn a spot in the semi-finals of the 44th annual Colgate Women’s Games Track and Field Series. From Georgia to Massachusetts, these gifted young competitors include some of the nation’s top-ranked athletes in their events and divisions.

MAG Instrument and Maschmedt and Associates collaborate on marketing of MAGLITE products in Western US

ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MAG Instrument Inc. has inked a manufacturer’s representative agreement with Maschmedt Group, a full service sales and marketing firm, to greatly increase its reach in the critical retail sectors of sporting goods and hardware. The deal is expected to boost sales of MAGLITE(R) products in these sectors especially in the Western United States where Maschmedt & Associates concentrates its efforts.

TeamSnap Kicks Off the 2018 Registration Season After Expansion and Record Engagement in 2017

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 16, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, officially kicks off the 2018 registration season this month following a record year of overwhelming growth across all of its business units.

Winter Storm Doesn’t Slow Pace as Thousands Brave the Worst and Find Their Best at Third Prelim of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pratt Institute: Thousands of young track stars braved the East Coast’s historic snowstorm to compete at the third preliminary meet of nation’s largest amateur track series for women, the 44th annual Colgate Women’s Games. From Boston to Georgia, girls of all abilities from elementary school through college and beyond continued to improve, with many leaders achieving nationally ranked scores.

East Coast Track Stars Heat Up Cold New Year’s Eve Second Prelim of The 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 2, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rising young stars and returning champions from all over the East Coast shared the spotlight throughout this holiday weekend at the second preliminary meets of the nation’s largest women’s amateur track and field series, the Colgate Women’s Games. Extreme cold temps had little effect on top contenders, some who come from as far as New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Virginia and Georgia, as they continue to improve an already fast national pace.

TeamSnap Appoints New Director of Marketing Communications

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 19, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeamSnap, the household name in integrated sports management, announced today that Sarah Berg has been appointed the company’s new Director of Marketing Communications. Berg brings to TeamSnap a wealth of digital and technology marketing experience.

Returning Champions and Rising Stars Set Fast Pace at Opening of 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games Track and Field Series

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A number of personal best performances marked an exceptional early start to the indoor track season as East Coast athletes from Boston to Virginia competed in one of the largest opening preliminary meets of the 44th annual Colgate Women’s Games.

MostFit to Feature the Core Hammer and SYN Rings at the NSCA Coaches Conference

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On January 3-5, 2018, MostFit will come together with strength and conditioning coaches from across the nation at the NSCA Coaches Conference in Charlotte, N.C.. Founder Andrew Gavigan and his team of trainers will be demonstrating exercises and movements with the Core Hammer and SYN Rings focused on increasing performance and movement among athletes

Keystone Homes Pledges $100,000 Towards the Construction of New Tipp City Stadium

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Oct. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tipp Pride Association Board of Directors announced today that the organization has received a $100,000 sponsorship from Keystone Homes of Troy, Ohio for the construction of Tipp City’s new community stadium. The generous gift will lead ongoing fundraising to support stadium construction.

Golden Globe Nominee Geoffrey Lewis’ last film ‘High & Outside a baseball noir’ North American Premiere at the Austin Film Festival

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 11, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Standard 17, LLC announces “High & Outside : a baseball noir,” also nominated for Best Screenplay & Best Film at the prestigious 2017 Raindance Film Festival in London. The film premieres Oct. 27 & Nov. 1, 2017 at the Austin Film Festival. “High & Outside” is about an independent league baseball player, Phil Harding (Phil Donlon), who takes desperate measures to keep his imperiled big-league dream alive, which threatens to destroy his already fragile family.

Club Golf Tour enables U.S. amateur golfers to compete at TPC clubs nationwide, Birdies for the Brave named exclusive charitable beneficiary

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Club Golf Tour LLC has announced the launch of the Club Golf Tour, one of the most exciting golf tour formats in the world. Open to an estimated 26 million amateur golfers in the U.S. regardless of their handicaps or genders, the Tour’s unique format will allow players nationwide to select their own time and location to play a round of golf – enabling players to compete against each other despite not being able to play at the same time/event or venue.

Tri at the Trump Fundraiser Will Continue in 2018 to Benefit Children with Cancer

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 25, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Amid controversy over an event name and outspoken public opinion, a Charlotte N.C. based charitable organization, Tri at the Trump was forced to cancel their annual charity race for 2017 due primarily to threats of physical harm.

Unity National Bank Pledges $100,000 Towards the Construction of New Tipp City Stadium

TIPP CITY, Ohio, Sept. 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Tipp Pride Association Board of Directors announced today that the organization has received a $100,000 sponsorship from Unity National Bank for the construction of Tipp City’s new community stadium. The generous gift will lead ongoing fundraising to support stadium construction.

Prestigious Fitness Professionals Join the MostFit Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit is excited and proud to announce the onboarding of three new Brand Ambassadors who have aligned with the brand and products to enhance the MostFit team. MostFit LLC provides unique, effective and efficient products to the fitness community to make optimum performance more accessible.

Capital Chevrolet Teaming Up with Salvation Army Youth Soccer

RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Capital Chevrolet is partnering with the Salvation Army Youth Soccer in Raleigh, N.C. Capital Chevrolet has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Soccer program to provide new equipment, invitations to FREE instructional clinics, and an opportunity for community members to earn donations for their league via a Test Drive fundraiser.

NC’s Gorges State Park a Prime Viewing Location for Total Solar Eclipse

SAPPHIRE, N.C., Aug. 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Friends of Gorges State Park is sponsoring “The Eclipse at Gorges,” a 3-day celebration leading up the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. This free, family-friendly event, hosted by Gorges State Park, promises to be an unforgettable experience for park visitors. Attracting adventure seekers and astronomy enthusiasts from all over the country, The Eclipse at Gorges will feature live music, food trucks and educational talks/hikes with Park rangers.

Former Los Angeles City College Basketball Coach Michael ‘Mike’ Miller’s Amazing New Self-Help Book Is Endorsed by Clergy and Coaches Alike

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pyramid Press proudly announced today its latest book, “Coach Miller’s Guide and Workbook To Life And Success” (ISBN: 978-0996893503) is available now at all bookstores and on Amazon. The book has an inspired and moving introduction by Virginia Tech Coach Buzz Williams and an amazing foreword by noted religious and political leader Rev. Misi Tagaloa, Ph.D., Head Pastor Second Samoan Church of Long Beach.

Supreme Lending Partners with Baseball Hall of Famer Ivan ‘Pudge’ Rodriguez for American Century Championship Golf Tournament

DALLAS, Texas, July 13, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Supreme Lending, a nationwide mortgage lender, has announced that it is partnering with baseball Hall of Famer, Major League Baseball All-Star and former Texas Ranger Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez, who will serve as the company’s ambassador during the American Century Championship Golf Tournament, July 11-16, 2017 at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

MostFit will Feature Product Demos, Discounts and More at the 2017 IDEA World Convention in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 20 – 23, MostFit will join more than 330 fitness brands and 10,000 fitness professionals in Las Vegas for four days of cutting edge education and networking at the biggest fitness industry event of the year.