Relationship with USA Fencing Grows with New Event at Greater Columbus Convention Center
October 20, 2016 | The next stop on our tour is Columbus Recreation and Parks Department for some recreational volleyball! Trophy swung by the Bill McDonald Sports Complex to catch up with some local athletes who were preparing for a game.
You’ve probably all heard the name before, but Trophy wanted to know—what exactly does Columbus Recreation and Parks do for our community? As it turns out, their mission is to provide overall wellbeing to Columbus’ residents. Their parks, programs and services give Columbus natives a chance to improve their physical and mental health, to develop our city’s youth, to focus on the environment and to make a positive economic impact on the city.
By Steve Wartenberg | Who’s the second-most popular member of the world-champion Cleveland Cavaliers?
Kyrie? Kevin? J.R. ?
By Steve Wartenberg | “Hi, I’m Ritta from BGR Columbus.”
This is what Larritta Johnson of the Columbus Chapter of Black Girls RUN! says whenever she meets another BGR member at a race.
By Steve Wartenberg | This may be hard to believe now, but back in 1999 the idea of building the country’s first soccer-specific stadium in Columbus was “a revolutionary concept,” said Andy Loughnane, Columbus Crew SC President of Business Operations.
Release: Tickets On-Sale for 2016 Ohio High School Athletic Association State Football Championships at Ohio StadiumSep 22
All-Session Tickets for 2016 State Finals Go On-Sale Friday, September 23 at 10:00 a.m.
Release: MAPFRE Stadium to Host United States Men’s National Team 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification Match Against Mexico on Friday, November 11Sep 20
United States Men’s National Team to face Mexico to open CONCACAF Fifth Round qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, commonly known as the Hexagonal;
MAPFRE Stadium to host USMNT’s home Hexagonal match against Mexico for the fifth consecutive cycle
By Steve Wartenberg | It was a night of firsts and lasts – and a barrage of goals – at MAPFRE Stadium, as the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) hosted Thailand on Thursday night in an international friendly.
This was the first time the two countries have faced off in a women’s soccer match, and Thailand may want to rethink a rematch after the U.S. won 9-0.
By Steve Wartenberg | How long does it take for the best U.S.-born hockey players to come together as Team USA?
16 minutes and 56 seconds.
By Steve Wartenberg | If you listen closely, there’s plenty to hear at a hockey game. Or practice.
There’s the distinctive “scraping, swooshing” sound a pair of skates make as a player pivots and rushes up ice; the sharp “clack” of a wooden stick slapping a vulcanized rubber puck; and the soft “pffft” the puck makes when it comes to an abrupt stop inside a goalie’s glove.