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  • ST. LOUIS HOSTS MUSIAL AWARDS SATURDAY NIGHT

    JIM THOME, OZZIE SMITH AND SISTER JEAN AMONG HONOREES 

    CAPACITY CROWD EXPECTED AT STIFEL THEATRE FOR ONE-OF-A-KIND EVENT CELEBRATING SPORTSMANSHIP IN AMERICA

    ST. LOUIS – Nov. 14, 2018 – A hall of fame lineup of class acts will be honored in St. Louis on Saturday night (Nov. 17) as the Musial Awards – presented by Maryville University – takes place at Stifel Theatre (formerly Peabody Opera House).  The national event celebrates the year’s greatest moments of sportsmanship and the biggest names in sports who embody class and character.  Showtime is 7:30 p.m.  A small number of tickets remain available through Ticketmaster and at MusialAwards.com.

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  • 2018 MUSIAL AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED

    JIM THOME, SISTER JEAN, OZZIE SMITH AND THOSE CONNECTED TO YEAR’S MOST INSPIRING MOMENTS OF SPORTSMANSHIP TO BE HONORED IN ST. LOUIS ON NOV. 17

    ST. LOUIS – Oct. 17, 2018 – They include two Hall of Famers, an NCAA champion coach, and a nun who had an unforgettable road to the Final Four.  They represent six different sports and cover the youth, high school, college and pro ranks.  They range in age from 10 to 99.  From stars and legends to everyday people who do the remarkable, the nation’s best sports will be honored at the Musial Awards in St. Louis on Nov. 17.

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  • OLYMPIC RINGS “SPECTACULAR” TO BE UNVEILED FRIDAY NIGHT AT WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

    CEREMONY TO INCLUDE AREA OLYMPIANS AND 1968 DECATHLON GOLD MEDALIST BILL TOOMEY

    ST. LOUIS – Sept. 24, 2018 – It has been 114 years in the making.  On Friday, Sept. 28, the Olympic Rings will be permanently displayed in St. Louis.  Their presence will commemorate the region’s role as America’s first Olympic city and its ongoing contributions to the Olympic Movement.

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  • JIM THOME TO RECEIVE MUSIAL LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR SPORTSMANSHIP

    NEWLY-INDUCTED BASEBALL HALL OF FAMER WILL BE HONORED AT THE MUSIAL AWARDS IN ST. LOUIS ON NOV. 17

    ST. LOUIS – Sept. 6, 2018 – In July, Jim Thome’s accomplishments and impact on the game earned him baseball’s greatest honor: induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.  This fall, the class, civility and integrity that defined his Hall of Fame career will be recognized with the highest award for sportsmanship.

    Thome is the 2018 recipient of the Stan Musial Lifetime Achievement Award.  The five-time MLB All-Star will be honored at the Musial Awards in St. Louis on Saturday, Nov. 17.

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  • SISTER JEAN TO BE HONORED AT THE MUSIAL AWARDS IN ST. LOUIS ON NOV. 17

    LOYOLA BASKETBALL CHAPLAIN WILL RECEIVE EXTRAORDINARY CHARACTER AWARD AT NATIONAL EVENT CELEBRATING SPORTSMANSHIP IN AMERICA

    2018 MUSIAL AWARDS TICKETS ON SALE TOMORROW

    ST. LOUIS – July 17, 2018 – She defines what it means to be a good sport.  Thrust into the national spotlight during the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Sister Jean Delores Schmidt handled her newfound fame with class, grace, humor and humility.  Her wit and wisdom captured the hearts of fans across the nation.

    In recognition of the graciousness and positive spirit she exuded throughout March Madness – and the kindness and selflessness she has exemplified throughout her life, the 98-year-old chaplain of the Loyola men’s basketball team will be honored at the 2018 Musial Awards.  She will receive the prestigious Musial Award for Extraordinary Character at the event in St. Louis on Nov. 17.

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  • ST. LOUIS SPORTS COMMISSION’S YOUNG PROFESSIONALS GROUP ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF 2018 SPORTSMANSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS

    ORGANIZATION AWARDS $17,500 TO FIVE AREA STUDENTS FOR EXEMPLIFYING CLASS AND CHARACTER ON THE PLAYING FIELD

    ST. LOUIS – May 30, 2018 – Catherine Arnold, Imanté Griffin, Madelyn Hubbs, Connor Kingsland and Mary LaBelle are the recipients of the 2018 Carl Fricks Sportsmanship Scholarships.  The scholarships are awarded by the St. Louis Sports Commission’s young professionals group – the Sports Commission Associates – and recognize graduating high school seniors from the region who embody outstanding sportsmanship.  The five students were selected from 80 applications.

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  • REGISTRATION FOR BIZ DASH 5K PRESENTED BY WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY OPENS TUESDAY AT 10 AM

    BIZ DASH BRINGS AREA BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE CIVIC PRIDE, CAMARADERIE AND LIVING A HEALTHY, ACTIVE LIFESTYLE

    ST. LOUIS – April 30, 2018 – Registration for the 2018 Biz Dash 5K opens tomorrow (Tuesday) at 10 a.m. at stlbizdash.com.  Known as St. Louis’ biggest office party, the event takes place at Soldiers Memorial on Thursday, Sept. 27.  The Biz Dash is the perfect opportunity for St. Louis area businesses to bring employees together to promote a healthy, active lifestyle, while having a fun night with friends and colleagues.  More than 250 companies and 6,000 individual runners and walkers are expected to participate in the third year event.

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  • NCAA WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS RETURN TO ST. LOUIS THIS WEEK

    LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS REMAIN

    ST. LOUIS – April 17, 2018 – The St. Louis Sports Commission continues its run of producing high-profile national gymnastics events when the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships takes place at Chaifetz Arena April 20-21.  In addition to the NCAA Championships, which also took place in St. Louis last year, the Gateway City hosted the 2018 SEC Gymnastics Championship, the 2016 Men’s Olympic Trials and women’s gymnastics national championships, and the 2012 USA Gymnastics Men’s and Women’s Championships.

    A limited number of single-session tickets are available starting at $20.  All-session tickets (providing admission to all three sessions during the championships) remain available.  Tickets can be purchased online at NCAA.com/WGymnastics, by phone at 800-745-3000, or at the Chaifetz Arena box office.

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  • SINGLE-SESSION TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR 2018 NCAA WOMEN’S BOWLING CHAMPIONSHIP IN ST. LOUIS

    TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLINE AND DURING THE EVENT AT TROPICANA LANES

    ST. LOUIS – April 5, 2018 – Single-session tickets are now on sale for the 2018 NCAA Women’s Bowling Championship in St. Louis.  Fans can purchase tickets online at stlsports.org/bowling.  Tickets will also be sold during the championship, April 12-14, at Tropicana Lanes in Richmond Heights. Admission for the sessions on Thursday and Friday is $15 ($10 for students).  The Saturday morning round, if necessary, will have the same ticket prices.  Tickets for the championship session at 5:30 p.m. Saturday are $20 ($15 for students).

    All-session packages, providing admission to all six rounds of the championship, are $35 ($25 for students).

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  • SINGLE-SESSION TICKETS ON SALE FOR THE 2018 NCAA WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ST. LOUIS

    ST. LOUIS – March 27, 2018 – Single-session tickets are now on sale for the 2018 NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis on April 20-21.  Seats start at just $23.  All-session tickets, which provide admission to all three sessions of the event, are available starting at $54.  Tickets can be purchased online at NCAA.com/WGymnastics, by phone at 800-745-3000, or at the Chaifetz Arena box office.

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