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The First Rafting Trip of the 2021 New River Gorge National Park Rafting Season at ACE Adventure Resort

OAK HILL, W.Va., April 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACE Adventure Resort kicked off the New River Gorge National Park rafting season with their first rafting trip on Friday, March 26, 2021. Last year brought a welcomed increase in outdoor recreational activities such as rafting, climbing, mountain biking, as more Americans turned to outdoor vacations and reduced or eliminated foreign travel in response to the global pandemic.

Gearing up for a Busy Season at ACE Adventure Resort

OAK HILL, W.Va., April 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In preparation for the season kicking off, ACE Adventure Resort announced they are looking for seasonal employees to fill a variety of positions. Adjacent to the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, ACE, a family owned and community-based resort, operates on 1,500 acres of lush property.

Kalyagen Announces Release of ‘The Stemregen Effect’ Commercial with Three Former UCLA Players to Coincide with the Bruins Advancing to the...

AUSTIN, Texas, April 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Kalyagen™ is pleased to announce the release of its "The Stemregen Effect" social media ad featuring former UCLA Bruins and NBA players Niguel Miguel, Marques Johnson and Mitchell Butler to promote STEMREGEN®, a natural stem cell enhancer documented to increase the number of circulating stem cells by stimulating Endogenous Stem Cell Mobilization (ESCM).

Skyhawks extends partnership with STEM Sports® to continue igniting passion for STEM learning in young athletes

PLANO, Texas, March 30, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Skyhawks Sports Academy and STEM Sports® have recently announced plans for their continued partnership. With a joint interest of empowering kids with the resources to develop their physical abilities and academic knowledge these two companies will begin their 3rd year of collaboration, Stack Sports announced today.

Say Soccer Embraces A True Business Partner to Grow Soccer Participation

PLANO, Texas, March 10, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SAY Soccer, a recognized leader in recreational soccer support and programming, has extended its partnership with the participation growth platform, U.S. Soccer Connect. SAY Soccer was searching for a true business partner to collaborate with on their new initiatives supporting recreational soccer and found one in the Stack Sports powered U.S. Soccer Connect team.

New Jersey Youth Soccer Extends Partnership With Stack Sports To Streamline The Registration Process With Best-in-class Technology

TRENTON, N.J., and PLANO, Texas, March 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stack Sports, the largest and fastest-growing provider of sports technology, today announced a two-year extension of its strategic partnership with New Jersey Youth Soccer, the governing body for US Youth Soccer in New Jersey.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes Selects Sports Connect to Advance the Growth of Faith-Based Athletics

PLANO, Texas, March 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stack Sports today announced that the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) - an organization dedicated to helping athletes unite their two passions, faith, and athletics, to impact the world for Jesus Christ - has selected Sports Connect, powered by Stack Sports, to provide its organization with real-time membership insights, better communications tools and an enhanced registration process for local clubs and leagues.

Andrew Hiatt Joins Stack Sports Leadership Team to Shape Soccer Development

PLANO, Texas, Feb. 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stack Sports announced today that Andrew R. Hiatt (Drew) will be joining the Stack Sports leadership team as the VP of Growth and Market Strategy. In his role, Hiatt will partner with clubs, leagues, and associations to grow soccer participation through Stack Sports' wealth of technology solutions and services.

BE BOLD, GET COLD! 2021 POLAR PLUNGE Benefiting Special Olympics Oregon Goes Virtual

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oregonians have a longstanding and beloved winter tradition of Plunging into the frigid Columbia waters and even some icy cold pools every February to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Oregon. Donning their wildest costumes and swimming attire, more than 1,500 brave (some might say crazy) supporters across Oregon would have been preparing to take the Polar Plunge next month.

RightOnTrek Launches Premium Line of Adventure Meals for Backpackers

WHITEFISH, Mont., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- RightOnTrek today announced the release of its long-awaited Adventure Meals for backpackers. Their meals use the finest ingredients and preferred preparation and preservations techniques to create a delicious dining experience on the trail.

The Florida vs Georgia All-Star Game Shines a Spotlight on Some of the South’s Most Prominent High School Athletes

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Florida vs Georgia All-Star Football Game presented by DRV PNK, a game set to host one of the most premier all-star high school football games in the country, will be taking place January 17, 2021 in the beautiful city of Miami, Florida at Traz Powell Stadium "The Mecca."

Stack Sports and Georgia Soccer Look to Long-Term Growth With 5 Year Partnership Extension

ATLANTA, Ga. and PLANO, Texas, Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stack Sports, the largest and fastest-growing provider of sports technology, continues its momentum in Soccer with a 5-year partnership extension with long-term partner Georgia Soccer.

Stack Sports and PA West Chart Long-Term Future With 5 Year Partnership

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Stack Sports, the largest and fastest-growing provider of sports technology, today announced a five-year extension of its strategic partnership with PA West Soccer, the governing body for US Youth Soccer in Western Pennsylvania.

Brent Grablachoff Discusses What Makes Miami Dolphins Kicker Jason Sanders so Consistent

MIAMI, Fla., and AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brent Grablachoff, Owner of Kicking World, a program for high school football kickers to improve their skills and earn college scholarships, recently interviewed one of his most successful students, Dolphins kicker Jason Sanders.

In A Year Full of Uncertainty, Stack Sports Remains Focused on Innovation and Thankful for Its Strong Partners

PLANO, Texas, Nov. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After a record first quarter for Stack Sports, the novel coronavirus took the United States by storm - closing schools, halting sports, and even shutting down whole communities. With over 95% of athletes nationwide impacted in some way, Americans looked to find the way forward.

Polovolo Launches the First Sport-Specific Digital Platform for Water Polo Recruiting

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Nov. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- High school water polo athletes looking to continue their playing careers in college have a new resource available to showcase their accomplishments and connect with college coaches. Polovolo is a digital platform designed for the unique needs of high school water polo athletes, their parents and the collegiate water polo coaching community.

Area Code Baseball Partners with Prep Baseball Report on Innovative Event Series

PLANO, Texas, Nov. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Area Code Baseball, a Stack Sports Experience, has partnered with Prep Baseball Report to offer more athletes an opportunity to learn, compete and showcase their abilities through the Area Code ID Series.

Texas Firm Launches New Product to Help Support Collegiate Sports This Fall

AMARILLO, Texas, Oct. 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the national discussion surrounding collegiate sports, Texas-based Fairly Group and sister-company OccuNet have unveiled an insurance product which covers medical expenses for collegiate student-athletes who contract COVID, bringing a relevant solution to the intense national discussion regarding collegiate sports.

TeamSnap Commits $1 Million to Improve Access to Sport for Underserved Youth

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today at The Aspen Institute Project Play Summit 2020, TeamSnap CEO and Founder Dave DuPont announced that TeamSnap will commit $1 million over the next three years to improve access to sport for underserved youth athletes.

TeamSnap CEO Joins Top Sport Leaders at Aspen Institute Project Play Virtual Summit

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap announced today that CEO and Founder Dave DuPont will join an all-star lineup of sport industry leaders presenting at the Aspen Institute Project Play Virtual Summit taking place October 13-16.

TeamSnap Health Check Issues 3 Million COVID-19 Screenings for Youth Sports Teams Over the Past Month

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap announced today that 3 Million COVID-19 Health Check screenings have been performed since the popular tool launched last month. The surge in demand comes from thousands of youth sports teams and clubs leveraging the platform to help manage the COVID-19 symptom screening process.

Brazilian Flat Track League organizes online race for 2020

SOROCABA, SP, Brazil, Sept. 23, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It's not a secret that Covid-19 had 2020 pretty much canceled all over, affecting some of the major events in the USA and abroad, but has also brought people together and fired up new ways for connecting and exchanging ideas, says the Brazilian Flat Track League.
San Francisco 49ers fan cutout program

AAA Flag & Banner Hits Home Run with Custom Fan Marketing for Sports Teams

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- AAA Flag & Banner, the company that made headlines with its quick and innovative solution for filling empty Major League Baseball stadiums with cardboard cutout fans, has elevated its service to the next level with the rollout of custom online ordering portals for teams across the country.

Sokal to Sponsor Greg Biffle’s Return to NASCAR

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sokal, a leader in the advertising world, will sponsor the long-awaited return of Greg Biffle to NASCAR. Sokal, a long-time supporter and avid fan of NASCAR, will be the proud sponsor of this event.
KINONA launches Queen of the Green

KINONA launches Queen of the Green VIP Program designed to inspire and uplift Women in Golf

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Queen of the Green, a VIP program developed by women's golf fashion brand KINONA, aims to reward loyal customers while giving back to women-led causes.

A5 Volleyball Club to Open New State-of-the-Art Sportsplex Facility – Millions in Revenue for Alpharetta / Roswell Expected

ATLANTA, Ga., Sept. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At a time when many youth club sports clubs are struggling or shutting down as a consequence of the national pandemic, one metro-Atlanta based club, A5 Volleyball Club, is boldly expanding, offering more world class opportunities for athletes to train and compete.

TeamSnap Welcomes Shaina Jordan as New Head of Analytics

BOULDER, Colo., Sept. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the industry-leading sport management platform, announced today that Shaina Jordan has joined the company's senior leadership team as Head of Data Engineering and Analytics.

Teays Valley Local Schools is Creating a First-of-its-Kind TV Network, Powered by Livecast365, to Broadcast Athletic Events to Fans Who Cannot...

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- One of the largest school districts in the state of Ohio, Teays Valley, is working with Columbus based digital media company, Livecast365, and their proprietary streaming technology. Teays Valley pursued their very own dedicated TV network and TV channels to support athletics and education within their community.

FormFree to Host Heroes Golf Classic on Oct. 30 in Support of the American Red Cross

ATHENS, Ga., Aug. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- FormFree® today announced it will host the 2020 Heroes Golf Classic on October 30, 2020, at Château Élan in Braselton, Georgia. All proceeds from the charity golf tournament will be donated to the American Red Cross of Northeast Georgia, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that helps feed, shelter and provide support for people affected by fires and other disasters.

Teacher Bodybuilder Suits Up in Bikini as ‘Queen Of Swords’ for Ms. Health and Fitness Title

TULSA, Okla., Aug. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Judy Stetson, widow, teacher, bodybuilder, and contestant for Ms. Health and Fitness 2020 suits up in a bikini to ride the wave of pandemic changes throughout the Fall school season. The teacher battled memories of 911 emergency calls and widespread stress syndrome from the COVID crisis that took the life of her adult former student.

Molly Quinn Named First CEO of Blind Athletes Association

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., July 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) today announced that sports marketing professional Molly Quinn has been appointed chief executive officer of the 44-year-old organization that provides sports opportunities for blind and visually impaired individuals of all ages and abilities, including at the international Paralympic level.

Pennsylvania Becomes Home to Brand New ‘COVID-Friendly’ Physical and Spiritual Adventure

BOILING SPRINGS, Pa., July 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Co-owners Cody Meassick and Chris Paradysz present the opening of Adventure Explorations, a multi-disciplined, concierge adventure company using top-notch gear and guides to create custom experiences. With discovery at its heart, adventure creates extraordinary moments of clarity, truth and connection.

Robot Helps with Social Distancing at Space Golf in Illinois

OLAND PARK, Ill., June 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As Illinois prepares to move to Phase Four of its re-opening plan, one small business, Space Golf, has employed a robot to help serve customers and reduce direct person-to-person contact, during the days of COVID-19.

Harlem Wizards Committed to Driving Equality, Fairness and Justice for All

NEW YORK, N.Y., June 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Harlem Wizards' players, staff and support personnel want to express their deep sympathy to the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. As an organization, it's saddened to see the images of such heinous murders. This is very personal for the group as 90 percent of the players are people of color.

Two Local Altitude H2O Recreation Facilities To Re-Open Under The WhoaZone Brand

MADISON, Wis., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Empire Recreation Management (ERM), the managing partner responsible for the WhoaZone brand, is pleased to announce that (2) of Altitude H2O's (AH2O) Texas facilities - Grapevine & Rosharon - are going to open in 2020 under the WhoaZone brand.

Wonderland Water Park at ACE Adventure Resort Announces Reopening Date

OAK HILL, W.Va., May 27, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NESWSWIRE) -- ACE Adventure Resort, an adventure resort based in The New River Gorge, began rafting, ziplining, and rock climbing trips last weekend, after guidance provided by the state of West Virginia was released. The resort, which encompasses 1,500 acres bordering the New River Gorge National River, announced today their plans to open their most popular attraction, Wonderland Waterpark.

TeamSnap Raises $5.5 Million in Funding as Sports Activities Begin to Resume

BOULDER, Colo., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the leader in sport management technology, announced today a $5.5 million convertible notes financing led by Foundry Group and Bolt Ventures. The funding comes as TeamSnap prepares for sports activities to return after the global shutdown.

Kidventure to Open Texas Summer Programs

AUSTIN, Texas, May 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- After much consultation with our health professionals including infectious disease doctors and pediatricians, with newly released Guidelines for Summer Camps from the Governor's Task Force, representatives from the CDC, and many families, Kidventure, has made the decision to open camp programs beginning June 1, 2020.

Epix Gear Launches Made in the USA Custom-Designed Sports Apparel

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. and TEMPE, Ariz., May 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Colorado-based sports apparel company, Epix Gear, has announced the re-shoring of their apparel production with the opening of a made in the USA facility in Tempe, Arizona.

TeamSnap Appoints Tech Leaders to Executive Team

BOULDER, Colo., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap CEO and co-founder Dave DuPont announced today new additions to its executive team. Global tech leader Woody Hartman joins TeamSnap as President and Head of Product, overseeing business operations for the industry-leading sports platform. Partnership executive Alex Underwood has been named General Manager of Advertising and Commerce.

Whitewater Rafting Season Begins in West Virginia

OAK HILL, W.Va., May 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New River Gorge, whitewater rafting outfitters are excited to begin their 2020 season following guidelines set in place by West Virginia Governor Jim Justice to modify operational procedures in order to provide COVID-19 safety precautions for outfitter guests and staff. ACE Adventure Resort in Oak Hill, West Virginia is excited to get back out on the river.
Tournament MVP Jerron Wilbut with Coach Michael Miller

University of L.A. College of Divinity Captures The First National Championship of 2020 ‘March Madness’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- In only its third season of fielding a men's basketball team the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity (ULACD) overcomes all odds to win the ACCA national championship in Joplin, Missouri.

Brazilians want to make an impact during FlatOutFriday

MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 10, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- It was only six years ago when the first official Flat Track competition took place in Brazil, with only ten to fifteen riders. Now, there are over fourteen teams around the country, and the Brazilian Flat Track League will have nine riders racing during FlatOutFriday (FOF) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 13. The group is looking forward to making a good impression during FOF 2020.

The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia Leaders and Achievers Gala – Keynote by Doug Pederson, Head Coach of the Philadelphia Eagles

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia hosted its fourth annual Leaders & Achievers Gala at the Philadelphia Country Club on March 4. This event provides critical resources for TFT of Greater Philadelphia to positively impact the lives of over 30,000 young people in the region, and to forward their mission of teaching life skills and core values through the game of golf.

Louisiana Soccer Association Adds TeamSnap As New Technology Partner

BATON ROUGE, La. and BOULDER, Colo., March 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Louisiana Soccer Association, a state association of the United States Soccer Federation, announced today it has signed a new technology partnership with TeamSnap, the leader in integrated sports management.
ULACD team after victory at Occidental College

ULACD and Coach Mike Miller Notch Nation’s Second Best Two-Year Record of 56-4 Among All Four-Year Colleges from 2018-19 to 2019-20

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Association of Christian College Athletics announce 2020 Championship Tournament Bracket. Despite a wonderful record of 27-1 the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity (ULACD) has a very tough road ahead as the fourth seed.
Brazilian entrepreneur, Bruna Wladyka

First female Brazilian pilot to race FlatOutFriday

MILWAUKEE, Wis., March 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brazilian entrepreneur, Bruna Wladyka, is scheduled to be Royal Enfield's substitute racer in its "Built Train Race" (BTR) program, during the team's first race at FlatOutFriday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 13.

Team Rio National and Sports U announce merger to create Team Rio University

COLTS NECK, N.J., Feb. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Team Rio National and Sports U are proud to announce a collaboration and combination of NJ's most successful grassroots basketball programs over the last decade with the creation of Team Rio University (Rio U).

Morrison Outdoors Wins GearJunkie Best in Show Award at Outdoor + Snow Show

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Just over one year since the Kickstarter campaign that launched their new company, Morrison Outdoors capped off a successful appearance at the 2020 Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show by taking home GearJunkie's "Best in Show" award for their Little Mo 20° Baby Sleeping Bag.

Officials welcome Lucas Oil Products to family of sponsors at Rock Maple Racing

HAMPSTEAD, N.H., Jan. 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rock Maple Racing, New England's premier sanctioned cross-country racing series, announces the sponsorship signing of Lucas Oil Products, Inc., headquartered in Corona, California.

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