West Virginia


Spartan

Spartan Announces Return of US National Series Presented by USANA This Month

February 24, 2021

Spartan has announced the return of its US National Series (USNS) Presented by USANA on February 28, 2021. more >>


StudentAnglerFederation

Full Schedule Released for 2021 Student Angler Federation

January 11, 2021

The Bass Federation’s Student Angler Federation (SAF) announces the 2021 High School Fishing sanctioned schedule. more >>


MLF_Big5

MLF BIG5 Announces Phoenix League Destinations

January 6, 2021

Major League Fishing announced the schedule, rules, payouts and entry dates for the 2021 Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine. more >>


RunnersWorld

Trail Racing Returns in 2021 with Full Slate of Events Nationwide

December 18, 2020

Trail racing is back in a big way in 2021. Here is a list of some of the more well-known events. more >>


Spartan

Spartan Announces Trail Event Schedule for 2021

December 14, 2020

Spartan Trail continues its foray into the North American trail running scene with 26 events for the 2021 Season in the US and Canada. more >>



SoutheastTourismSociety

Huddle Up Group, Southeast Tourism Society Announce New Partnership

March 1, 2021

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) and Huddle Up Group have announced their new industry partnership. more >>


TheBridge

The Bridge Sports Complex Hires General Manager Following National Talent Search

November 30, 2020

Opening in 2021, The Bridge Sports Complex has selected Droo Callahan as General Manager for the indoor sports complex. more >>


Highlands

Highlands Sports Complex Hires General Manager Following National Talent Search

May 18, 2020

After a national talent search, the Ohio County Development Authority has selected Harvey Greenidge as General Manager for its sports complex. more >>


Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


CharlestonWVCVBLogo

Charleston CVB Launches Smartphone App

November 24, 2014

The Charleston CVB has unveiled its new, free Meet Charleston West Virginia Smartphone app for meetings and sports events. more >>


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Articles

Article | July 25, 2018
Can Youth Soccer Reverse Downward Trend, Despite a U.S.-Free World Cup?

By: Michael Popke

With the 2018 World Cup in the rear-view, it’s time to see whether all those predictions that soccer wouldn’t enjoy a boost are actually valid....   More>>


blank Article | May 31, 2018
Up and Down the Coast

By: Michael Popke

Ask people to define the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, and you’ll likely receive different responses. Generally speaking, though, it...   More>>


Article | February 21, 2018
West Virginia Lawmakers Consider Allowing Guns on Campus, Including School Stadiums

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Earlier this month, West Virginia’s House Education Committee advanced legislation to require colleges to allow individuals to carry concealed guns...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


blank Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in...   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   More>>


blank Article | September 9, 2013
Softball: The Game America Plays

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball is hitting it out of the park, with more than 7.63 million people ages 6 and up participating.   More>>


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