ORGANIZATION’S YOUNG PROFESSIONALS GROUP TO AWARD $25,000 TO HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS WHO EXEMPLIFY OUTSTANDING SPORTSMANSHIP; TOP WINNER WILL RECEIVE $15,000
APPLICATION PACKET NOW AVAILABLE
ST. LOUIS – Feb. 8, 2022 – The St. Louis Sports Commission is accepting nominations for its annual Carl Fricks Sportsmanship Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to graduating high school seniors from the St. Louis metro area who exemplify outstanding sportsmanship in athletic competition.
ST. LOUIS – Feb. 3, 2022 – For the second consecutive year, St. Louis will be the site of the NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships. The event will take place March 11-12 at Chaifetz Arena and will be hosted by Maryville University and the St. Louis Sports Commission for the third time since 2015.
MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT MARK LOMBARDI ELECTED TO THIRD TERM AS SPORTS COMMISSION’S CHAIR
ST. LOUIS – Jan. 12, 2022 – The St. Louis Sports Commission is adding several regional business, civic and sports leaders to its volunteer board of directors. They will help the privately-funded nonprofit organization continue to fulfill its mission to make St. Louis a better place to live, visit, work and play through sports.
NATIONALLY-TELEVISED EVENT WILL HONOR WAYNE & JANET GRETZKY AND THOSE WHO EMBODY EXTRAORDINARY CHARACTER
ST. LOUIS – Nov. 17, 2021 – The year’s greatest moments of sportsmanship and the ultimate “good sports” will be honored in St. Louis on Saturday night (Nov. 20) as the Musial Awards return to Stifel Theatre. The national event celebrates those in sports who exemplify class and character. Showtime is 7 p.m. A limited number of tickets are available through Ticketmaster. The show will air nationally as a one-hour special on CBS on Christmas Day at 5 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. CT.
GAMES FEATURING MATCHUP OF WORLD’S TOP TWO HOCKEY TEAMS WILL BE PLAYED ON DEC. 15 & 17 AT CENTENE COMMUNITY ICE CENTER IN MARYLAND HEIGHTS
ST. LOUIS – Nov. 16, 2021 – Leading up to the upcoming Olympic Games in Beijing, China, the U.S. Women’s National Hockey Team will face Canada on Wednesday, Dec. 15 and Friday, Dec. 17 at Centene Community Ice Center in Maryland Heights. Both games are set for 7 p.m. CT and are part of the My Why Tour presented by Toyota.
Tickets go on sale on Thursday, Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. CT at centenecommunityicecenter.com.
ZAILA AVANT-GARDE TO RECEIVE THE STAN MUSIAL AWARD FOR EXTRAORDINARY CHARACTER
NATIONAL SPELLING BEE CHAMP AMONG THOSE JOINING WAYNE AND JANET GRETZKY TO BE HONORED IN ST. LOUIS NOV. 20 AT NATIONALLY TELEVISED EVENT CELEBRATING SPORTSMANSHIP IN AMERICA
ST. LOUIS – Oct. 21, 2021 – Zaila Avant-garde, winner of this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee, will receive the 2021 Stan Musial Award for Extraordinary Character. She will be honored at the Musial Awards in St. Louis on Nov. 20 for the poise and grace she showed through the pressure of competition and the accolades that followed.
COUPLE WILL BE HONORED AT THE MUSIAL AWARDS IN ST. LOUIS ON NOV. 20 AND IN NATIONAL BROADCAST AIRING ON CBS CHRISTMAS DAY
ST. LOUIS – Sept. 14, 2021 – Embodying greatness when it comes to class, graciousness and generosity, Wayne and Janet Gretzky will receive the highest award for sportsmanship: the Stan Musial Lifetime Achievement Award. The Gretzkys will be honored at the 2021 Musial Awards taking place at Stifel Theatre in St. Louis on Saturday, Nov. 20.
BIZ DASH BRINGS AREA BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYEES TOGETHER TO CELEBRATE CIVIC PRIDE, CAMARADERIE AND LIVING A HEALTHY, ACTIVE LIFESTYLE
COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS CAN CHOOSE TO PARTICIPATE IN-PERSON OR VIRTUALLY
ST. LOUIS – July 1, 2021 – Registration for the 2021 Biz Dash 5K presented by World Wide Technology is now available at stlbizdash.com. Known as St. Louis’ Healthiest Happy Hour, the live event takes place at Ballpark Village on the Together Credit Union Plaza on Thursday, Sept. 2. 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. Companies and individuals can also participate in the event virtually between Sept. 2 and 5.
224 TEAMS FROM 14 STATE ASSOCIATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SIX-DAY EVENT
ST. LOUIS – June 25, 2021 – The 224 best youth soccer teams in the Midwest will compete for a regional championship in St. Louis starting today. The US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships will take place through Wednesday, June 30 at Creve Coeur Park Soccer Complex and Lou Fusz Athletic Soccer Complex in Maryland Heights. The Missouri Youth Soccer Association and the St. Louis Sports Commission serve as the host organizations for the event.
TOP GYMNASTS WILL BE NAMED TO TEAM USA SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND SUNDAY NIGHT
ST. LOUIS – June 22, 2021 – The men’s and women’s gymnastics teams for Team USA competing at the Tokyo Olympic Games will be named this weekend in St. Louis during the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Gymnastics. Hosted by the St. Louis Sports Commission, the Trials take place Thursday (June 24) through Sunday (June 27) at The Dome at America’s Center.