APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 4; ORGANIZATION WILL AWARD $15,000 TO HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUTSTANDING SPORTSMANSHIP WITH TOP AWARD WINNER RECEIVING $10,000
ST. LOUIS – March 24, 2016 – The St. Louis Sports Commission is accepting nominations for its annual Carl Fricks Sportsmanship Scholarship through Monday, April 4. The scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors from the St. Louis metro area who exemplify outstanding sportsmanship. This year, the organization will award $15,000 in scholarship funds with the top award winner receiving $10,000 to apply to higher education expenses. Administered by the Sports Commission Associates – the Sports Commission’s young professionals group – the scholarship program is part of the organization’s efforts to promote sportsmanship in the community.
The Sportsmanship Scholarship application packet can be obtained online at sportsmanship.org/scholarship or by calling 314-345-5130. The packet also is attached.
Nominations must be received by April 4. The recipient will be selected by April 30.
FANS CAN ORDER 2017 TICKETS ONLINE OR BY PHONE
ST. LOUIS – March 15, 2016 – Beginning tomorrow (Wednesday) at 9 a.m. Central, fans can order tickets for next year’s NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in St. Louis. Tickets can be purchased online at ncaa.com/tickets or by phone at 800-745-3000. The 87th NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships take place at Scottrade Center on March 16-18, 2017.
The University of Missouri and the St. Louis Sports Commission serve as hosts for the event, which returns to St. Louis for the eighth time since 2000. The 2015 Championships in St. Louis set the event’s all-time total attendance record of 113,013.
More than 19,000 out-of-town fans, student-athletes, coaches, media and officials visited St. Louis for the 2015 Championships.
The NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships have had six consecutive sellouts: 2010 in Omaha, 2011 in Philadelphia, 2012 in St. Louis, 2013 in Des Moines, 2014 in Oklahoma City and 2015 in St. Louis. The 2016 NCAA Wrestling Championships take place this week at Madison Square Garden in New York.
For more information on the 2017 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships, visit stlsports.org/wrestling.
For more information, contact:
The St. Louis Sports Commission
FANS CAN SECURE SEATS AT NCAA.COM/MBBTICKETS OR THE SCOTTRADE CENTER BOX OFFICE
ST. LOUIS – March 14, 2016 – Tickets remain available for the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball First & Second Rounds Friday (March 18) and Sunday (March 20) at Scottrade Center in Downtown St. Louis.
All-Session tickets start at $150 and include four games Friday and two games Sunday. A small number of lower level all-session tickets are still available. Single-session tickets start at just $50 and provide access to two games each. Additional handling fees may apply. To purchase tickets, fans can log onto ncaa.com/mbbtickets, call 800-745-3000 or visit the Scottrade Center box office.
A special offer is available to groups of 10 or more, who can receive $10 off each ticket purchased for session 1 on Friday by entering promo code DWNTWN or visiting the box office to redeem the offer.
Friday’s games feature the following compelling matchups (all times listed are Central): Read More