West-North Central Articles

Article | May 12, 2020
Youth Baseball Makes Post-Lockdown Debut   

Play ball…carefully. That was the message in St. Louis over the weekend where a youth baseball game took place. And yes, social distancing was... More>>


Article | April 29, 2020
Sources: "Assault on Hometown Baseball" a Done Deal   

Last year, the country learned of what became known as “the assault on hometown baseball,” or MLB’s proposal to cut 40 teams from the minors.... More>>


Article | April 28, 2020
Virtual Tryouts Allowing Teams to Gather Athletes for Next Season   

Rah-rah for COVID-19? That’s a no-no. But cheer squads in the NFL, whose auditions were halted by the virus, have been instituting virtual tryouts,... More>>


Article | April 28, 2020
Waiting Game: FIFA World Cup Site Decision Another Casualty of COVID-19   

The FIFA World Cup in 2026 is further out than most sports commissions are looking at the moment, but they will have to wait to find out whether... More>>


Article | March 10, 2020
More States Sanctioning Bass Fishing as a High School Sport   

Somewhere between Super Tuesday and the COVID lockdowns, something was quietly happening in the Southeast that would be a bellwether for high school... More>>


Article | March 9, 2020
Small Town Ice Fishing Festival Gets Too Big to Succeed   

Can a sports event be too successful? Can that success lead to its own demise? Apparently so, according to organizers of the International Eelpout... More>>



IndustryLead
Article | March 6, 2020
Meet Your New Partners   

Events are successful because they are backed by excellence – excellence in planning, in marketing and in budgeting. The relationship of the event... More>>



Regional1
Article | March 6, 2020
Mountain Home for Sports   

With its soaring peaks, desert lands and rolling plains, the mountain region features the most diverse geography of any area in the U.S. Sports event... More>>



SuperBowl
Article | February 3, 2020
Super Bowl Saturday? Don’t Mark Your Calendar   

As much a part of the Super Bowl party experience is the entertainment of its commercials. So what is the takeaway from the pervasive #SuperMonday... More>>



ToughMudder
Article | January 8, 2020
Tough Times for Tough Mudder Show Dark Future for Obstacle Racing   

What happens when a giant in the industry falls? It reverberates through those left standing. Tough Mudder might not have hit the ground (yet) but it... More>>



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