Category: Sports

Clayton Plan Commission to take first step toward considering renovation of Adzick Field

PHOTO: An artist’s rendering of the proposed updates to Adzick Field at Shaw Park in Clayton. A local architect is pitching an alteration and exterior renovation of Clayton High School’s Adzick Field that would transform the 195,000 square-foot site into a multi-use facility replete with synthetic turf and additional updates to the entire facility. The multi-purpose artificial turf field will allow Adzick Field to host a number of high school athletic events, including baseball, softball and field hockey, according […]

Enterprise given naming rights to St. Louis Blues’ arena

For the third time since it opened in 1994, the St. Louis Blues’ home arena is changing names. In a press conference held Monday, the Blues announced Scottrade Center will become Enterprise Center effective later this summer. Enterprise Holdings, the Clayton-based company owned and operated locally by the Taylor family, has signed a 15-year agreement with the option to extend the naming rights for an additional five years. Enterprise Holdings also owns and operates Enterprise […]

RELEASE: 500 Topgolf jobs now available in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® today announced hiring plans for its 43rd location, which will open late summer 2018. Approximately 500 new jobs have been posted online at topgolf.com/careers, and MISSION: Ambition auditions begin in three weeks. A Topgolf MISSION: Ambition hiring event is one of the most unique ways one will ever interview for a job. Cloaked in mystery, but full of intrigue, these events are Topgolf’s special way of showcasing […]

RELEASE: Cardinals to honor Bob Gibson with #CompleteGamer pregame ceremony Friday night

The St. Louis Cardinals will honor Hall of Famer Bob Gibson prior to Friday night’s game in a special pregame ceremony as part of the team’s season-long #CompleteGamer fan engagement campaign.  During the ceremony, Gibson will be joined by family, former teammates, team officials and the students and other musicians who created the #CompleteGamer theme song that shares his extraordinary life story.  Fans will also learn more about how they can get involved in the […]

U.S. Supreme Court decision paves way for sports betting in Missouri

WASHINGTON — Missouri has the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports, following a Monday decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that struck down a federal law that barred sports gambling in most states. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act was struck down in a 6-3 U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The law, enacted in 1992, banned sports gambling — animal races were not included — in most states. Exceptions were made for Nevada, Montana, Oregon, and […]

Board President Reed introduces resolution seeking answers for why minority groups weren’t paid after effort to keep Rams in STL

St. Louis Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed introduced a resolution Friday seeking to get to the bottom of why three minority firms who worked to help keep the Rams in St. Louis haven’t been paid. In 2015, the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority Board (RCSA) voted unanimously on a resolution authorizing the chairman and executive director to, “engage professionals, enter into contracts, and take actions necessary for the planning, development, financing, and […]

RELEASE: Cardinals team with Kolten Wong to help Hawaii disaster victims

The St. Louis Cardinals, in collaboration with second baseman Kolten Wong and his wife, Alissa, announced the team will sell specially-priced $15 tickets to the Sunday, May 20, game against the Philadelphia Phillies to help those impacted by the Kilauea volcanic eruptions and earthquakes in Kolten?s native state of Hawaii.  Fans can purchase the specially-priced tickets now at cardinals.com/Hawaii. For every specially-priced $15 ticket purchased, $10 will be donated to the Wong’s relief efforts aiding […]

Clayton High School proposes plan to upgrade Adzick Field with synthetic turf

PHOTO: An artist’s rendering of the proposed updates to Adzick Field at Shaw Park in Clayton. Clayton school and city officials will consider plans for major upgrades to one of the high school’s athletic facilities. According to updated plans filed with the City of Clayton Friday, Clayton High School plans to upgrade Adzick Field at Shaw Park from grass to synthetic turf, with additional updates to the entire facility. The multi-purpose artificial turf field will allow Adzick […]

RELEASE: 2018 Cardinals Hall of Fame Class announced

Five-time 20-20 member Ray Lankford & two-time All-Star speedster Vince Coleman voted in by fans, 11-year starting pitcher and two-time World Champion Harry “The Cat” Brecheen also to be enshrined. In a television special on FOX Sports Midwest this evening, the St. Louis Cardinals announced that Ray Lankford, Vince Coleman and Harry Brecheen will be inducted into the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame presented by Edward Jones on Saturday, August 18, at FOX Sports Midwest […]

RELEASE: Cardinals 2018 Hall of Fame induction class to be announced Friday on FOX Sports Midwest

The fifth elected St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame induction class will be revealed on FOX Sports Midwest in a 30-minute special on Friday, May 4, at 6 p.m. CT. FOX Sports Midwest play-by-play announcer Dan McLaughlin hosts the show, joined by Cardinals President Bill DeWitt III. Fans selected two players for induction from a ballot composed of Vince Coleman, Keith Hernandez, Jason Isringhausen, Ray Lankford, Scott Rolen, Lee Smith and John Tudor. In addition, […]