Community Sports Lists August 10-15 | Local

BLAIR GILL OF LYNCHBURG COMPETE AT USTA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: Lynchburg resident Blair Gill, a sophomore at Virginia Episcopal School, competed this month at the United States Tennis Association’s Billie Jean King Girls 16s National Championships in San Diego, Calif. Gill, a nationally ranked four-star rookie, was one of 224 entrants. of the whole country, and … Read more

Local Sports Roundup: Sunday, July 10 | Sports

(Edition of Sunday, July 10, 2022) RCHS JROTC Raider team to begin summer training The RCHS JROTC Raider team will begin summer training on 11JUL22 from 8am-10am. Training will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays until the start of the school year. Team Raider is a varsity competitive team focused on fitness, endurance, communication, … Read more

Capitan Hosts the 66th Annual Smokey Bear Stampede | Culture & Leisure

captain July 1-4 Stampede of the Smoked Bear The 66th Annual Smokey Bear Stampede is held at the Rodeo Grounds, 100 Fifth St., with nightly open rodeos, daily ranch rodeos, team roping, riding performances and nightly dances in the building Fletcher Hall. Rodeo tickets will be available at the door only. The Village of Capitan … Read more

Matt’s Musings: Pickleball is more than a hobby for van der Eems | Sports

Matt's Musings: Pickleball is more than a hobby for van der Eems |  Sports

When Jeffrey van der Eems moved from the Netherlands to the Quad-Cities in September 2018, he had never heard of pickleball. His mother-in-law Irene, who resides in Eldridge, encouraged him to give it a try. He was captivated by a sport that is a mix among tennis, ping-pong and badminton. So much so that it … Read more