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Volunteers have huge value in our youth sports

Volunteerism is as American as apple pie. The notion is born out of need, and the idea that people in a community can come together to overcome that need. Within our swimming community, I often refer to coaches as the essential segment of our club system, but the system requires events, and the volunteers make… Continue Reading Volunteers have huge value in our youth sports

Ski Country mid-season visitation up, surpasses last year

Colorado Ski Country USA announced today its 21 member resorts reported an increase in skier visitation in January and February. Skier visits at Ski Country resorts were up by 3.7 percent during the second period of the 2014-15 season (defined as January 1 through February 28), compared to the same period of the prior year. “At… Continue Reading Ski Country mid-season visitation up, surpasses last year

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Olympic Museum selects Magneti to support communication initiatives

After a months-long national search, The United States Olympic Museum and Hall of Fame has chosen Colorado Springs-based Magneti Marketing to assist in the development of its communication strategy. “The United States Olympic Museum will become one of the city’s most iconic sites, representing Colorado Springs’ passion and commitment to the Olympic movement,” Kristen Downs,… Continue Reading Olympic Museum selects Magneti to support communication initiatives

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State cycling map now includes Colorado Springs trails

Colorado Springs has recently been included on the state’s upgraded Bicycle and Scenic Byways map. The Colorado Department of Transportation has given local governments across the state the opportunity to provide cycling information specific to their region. Colorado Springs was the third city to add its map and local data to the site (http://dtdapps.coloradodot.info/bike), according… Continue Reading State cycling map now includes Colorado Springs trails

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Hockey tournament has heavy economic impact

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Hockey tournament has heavy economic impact

Lace up your skates! Today through Monday, Colorado Springs will welcome throngs of young hockey players and their families, as the city plays host to the 38th Annual Colorado Springs Amateur Hockey Association Presidents’ Day Hockey Tournament, one of the largest tournaments in North America. According to information provided by the Colorado Springs Convention &… Continue Reading Hockey tournament has heavy economic impact

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Sky Sox, Domino’s announce third year of charity

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox announced they will once again be partnering with Domino’s Pizza to showcase local charities. The joint venture, named “Charity Spotlight,” is designed to help charities in the Colorado Springs area. “In the current economic environment, many charities are working harder than ever to meet budgets to support the ever increasing demand… Continue Reading Sky Sox, Domino’s announce third year of charity

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Registration open for State Games

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Registration open for State Games

Registration is now open for Colorado amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels to compete in the 2015 Rocky Mountain State Games, Colorado’s largest sport festival. The State Games will primarily take place over two weekends this summer — July 17-19 and July 24-26 — with more than 10,000 athletes from across the state expected to compete in more… Continue Reading Registration open for State Games

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Sports management all business at UCCS

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Sports management all business at UCCS

Taryn Duncan credits her love of sports to a childhood filled with opening days at Coors Field with her dad. She would go on to play prep softball and, while it was the team at UCCS that caught the Littleton native’s attention, it was the school’s sports management program that earned her devotion. Duncan, 24,… Continue Reading Sports management all business at UCCS

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USA Ultimate relocates to Colorado Springs

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USA Ultimate relocates to Colorado Springs

USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate in the United States and member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, announced last week the relocation of its national headquarters to Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs previously served as the home of USA Ultimate from 1992-2002 before the organization’s headquarters were relocated to Boulder. The… Continue Reading USA Ultimate relocates to Colorado Springs

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Venus Williams to keynote Peak Vista breakfast

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Venus Williams to keynote Peak Vista breakfast

Peak Vista Community Health Centers Foundation’s annual fundraising event, the Breakfast of Champions, will feature Venus Williams, tennis champion and a four-time Olympic gold medalist, as 2014’s keynote speaker. “Venus suffers from an autoimmune condition called Sjogren’s syndrome and is sensitive to the crucial need for people to have access to healthcare,” said BJ Scott,… Continue Reading Venus Williams to keynote Peak Vista breakfast

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