• Superior woman opens indoor field of dreams – Superior Telegram
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    Superior woman opens indoor field of dreams – Superior Telegram

    TOWN OF SUPERIOR — A new business in the town of Superior offers an all-season baseball facility paired with a roster of quality trainers. Northland Ball Club, owned by Cyndi Dennis, is dedicated to helping young baseball players flourish. It’s a place for them to train starting with the basic mechanics and working their way up, she said. Owner Cyndi Dennis, behind, coaches Declan Bergquist, 8, second from right, on how high to raise his leg when pitching during a day camp at Northland Ball Club in the town of Superior on Friday, Nov. 25.Maria Lockwood / Superior Telegram Her goal was to build a place where kids could play…

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  • Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens First Store in Lexington, Ky.
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    Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens First Store in Lexington, Ky.

    Marks Academy’s sixth location in the Bluegrass State KATY, Texas, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports + Outdoors (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO), a leading full-line sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer, is excited to announce the opening of its first Lexington, Ky. store. Located at 3220 Nicholasville Rd. #185, in South Park Shopping Center, the approximately 80,000 square-foot store brings a great assortment of sports and outdoors merchandise to Lexington. Academy will host grand opening festivities from Friday, Sept. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 2. Throughout the weekend, customers can look forward to exclusive deals, giveaways, activations by brands sold at Academy, food truck samples, and appearances by University of Kentucky…

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  • Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens New Store in Atlanta, GA
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    Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens New Store in Atlanta, GA

    The new location marks Academy’s 20th store in Georgia KATY, Texas, Aug. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports + Outdoors (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO) a leading full-line sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer, is excited to announce the opening of its newest Atlanta, GA store. Located at 130 Perimeter Center West, in Perimeter Square Shopping Center, the 50,200 square-foot store brings a great assortment of the best sports and outdoors merchandise to Perimeter. Academy will kick off the grand opening festivities with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 26. Customers can look forward to exclusive deals, giveaways, a meet and greet with former professional baseball player Peter Moylan and former collegiate…

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  • City opens new eSports league for residents embracing online games | Local
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    City opens new eSports league for residents embracing online games | Local

    In the past month, the athletic courts at the Columbia Sports Fieldhouse have been mostly empty in the evenings. Even on these nights with only a few athletes inside, the building still serves as a hotbed of competition; it’s the venue for the city’s weekly Super Smash Bros. eSports tournaments. The online video gaming tournaments are organized by Tai Fletcher, a Columbia Parks and Recreation employee who has served as the city’s eSports administrator since March. “My position actually did not exist before I filled it,” Fletcher said. “(Columbia Parks and Recreation) was interested in having an eSports league. … They wanted to make as direct of a connection as…

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  • Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens New Store in Panama City, Fla.
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    Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens New Store in Panama City, Fla.

    The new Panama City location marks the second of nine new stores Academy will open this year and one of three stores currently planned for Florida. Academy looks forward to continuing its expansion efforts beyond 2022, with the goal of opening 80 to 100 new stores over the next five years.                        “Academy Sports + Outdoors is excited to kickstart fun in the Panama City community by providing customers what they need to make pursuing their sports and outdoors passions easy and affordable,” said Sam Johnson, Academy’s Executive Vice President of Retail Operations. “Whether you’re an angler looking to reel…

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  • Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens New Store in Conyers, GA
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    Academy Sports + Outdoors Opens New Store in Conyers, GA

    This is the Company’s 11th metro Atlanta location and 260th in the U.S. KATY, Texas, April 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Academy Sports + Outdoors (“Academy”) (Nasdaq: ASO), a leading full-line sporting goods and outdoor recreation retailer, is excited to announce the opening of its Conyers, GA store. The store, located at 1448 Old Salem Rd., is 58,000 square feet and provides approximately 60 new jobs to the community. Academy now has 11 locations across metro Atlanta and 19 throughout Georgia. Academy will kick off the grand opening festivities with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, April 29 and fun celebrations will continue throughout the weekend. The new Conyers, GA location…

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