The Ridiculous Business of Football Scholarships for Kids

I heard the other day that a 9-year-old was offered a college football scholarship. My first thought was ‘this kid must be really good.’ My second thought was about the pressure he will face as he tries to take his young body through strenuous workouts and conditioning until he is a senior in high school – the time when young people actually become eligible for college scholarships.

Don’t Forget the Water!

When planners forget basic necessities, it can grow into a bigger problem than ever expected...remember social media can be your best friend or your worst enemy.

14 Random Sports Facts

by Sherri Middleton, Managing Editor It’s that time of year when my thoughts inevitably turn to college football and how many more days I have to wait for the new season to start. The NCAA assures me that it’s coming soon, but soon is not really soon enough. The 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game features Alabama vs.... Continue Reading →

Big Fish and Tall Tales

While searching for some information about fishing -- ice fishing in particular -- I stumbled across several intriguing articles about a particular lake monster rumored to inhabit the water in Ohio around Lake Erie Shores and Islands.

5 Apps for Better Events

We’re always thinking about our planners and how we can help make your job a little easier. Here at SportsEvents magazine we use a variety of software and apps to help us with everything from managing projects to communicating with team members. With all the apps available now and more being developed daily, innovative tools are on the market to help with everything from ticket sales to volunteer management.

March Madness: Best College Hoop Cities

By John Rezell Check the calendar. It’s that time again. It’s all about the brackets. As another NCAA Basketball Tournament draws near college hoop fans get wound up to the max while many others prepare for the one time each year when they have to remember just how a tournament bracket works. I’ve always been... Continue Reading →

Attracting Millenials, Las Vegas style

By John Rezell Back in the day when we lived in Southern California, it wasn’t unusual for us to launch a spur of the moment road trip to Las Vegas. Even as a somewhat frequent visitors we found it difficult to keep pace with the endless evolution that is known as Vegas. Old stomping grounds... Continue Reading →

Volleyball Vacations

By John Rezell An entire volleyball team, coaches and parents packed more than a few tables shoved together at the Hard Rock Cafe in Seattle a few years ago, when the waiter asked the 14-year-old girls if they had any musical favorites they wanted to hear. A lot of pop music requests followed, just as... Continue Reading →

Best Valentine Gift: A Workout

By John Rezell Each Valentine's Day I'm reminded of the best February 14th present I ever handed out. Oh, it had nothing to do with chocolates or flowers. It had everything to do with affairs of the heart. Only a few months into my role as outdoor columnist for The Register-Guard newspaper in Eugene, OR,... Continue Reading →

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