Texas Sports

Austin-based Explica rockets past 10 million users at record pace

09 12 2017

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 9, 2017 -- Broadly speaking, modern communication was disrupted rapidly in the last 20 years with the invention of the Internet, and later, the mobile smartphone—thereafter, what many refer to as the 'mobile web.' News media in particular, has been shocked by this frame shift. Since then, the world of apps seems to have conquered the timeshare of most digital citizens' screen time. Today, a burgeoning technology company based out of Austin seems to have the answers to the future of news in the Internet age. Explica (explica.co) has reached over 10 million monthly users via their popular media destination site, covering sports and entertainment for a primarily US-based audience. The company is experiencing breakneck growth in a short period of time—they corporation has existed for just over a year. An audience of 18 – 35 yr. old readers rely on Explica for a wide range of news including basketball, football, celebrities, music, film, television,...

Melissa ISD To Open New Sports Complex

09 12 2017

MELISSA, TX – 9 Dec, 2017 – For the first time in school history, the Melissa Independent School District will have its very own baseball and softball fields to call home. After years of playing on fields leased to them by the city, Melissa ISD will soon open its own baseball and softball facility at a newly constructed complex located near the district’s new high school. Melissa ISD selected Symmetry Turf to build the new complex which includes: Symmetry’s high-performance Genesis® turf on the baseball and softball fields, new Musco lighting systems, new bleacher seating with state-of-the-art press boxes, covered batting cages, and spacious bullpens. “This sports complex is very important to the kids in Melissa Schools and our partnership with the City of Melissa,” said Duke Sparks, Director of Community Outreach for Melissa ISD. “Jason Bell and his team at Symmetry Turf are very good at what they do and work hard to build great relationships with their clients. We are...

Altitude Trampoline Park is jumping into Pelham, NH

09 12 2017

PELHAM, N.H. December 08, 2017 Pelham, New Hampshire (Publish Date) 2017 – Texas based Altitude Trampoline Parks, will soon be bringing more fun and excitement to the Pelham community. Company officials are eager to announce that preparations for the newest cutting-edge facility have begun and will open its doors early 2018. Altitude Pelham will include party rooms of plentiful space, as well as ample in-park party areas for birthdays, corporate team outings, church groups, and sports teams, with the ability to accommodate groups of any size. “Altitude sets the standard in trampoline family entertainment. We are the leader in customer service, cleanliness, safety, and in growth potential as we support all our franchise parks from every angle.” – Curt Skallerup, Altitude- President/CEO. Altitude Pelham’s facility will encompass a large interconnection of wall to wall trampolines and attractions for the amusement and exercise of guests of all ages. The indoor park will include...

New Youth Fundraiser Results in Record Sales Amidst Hurricane Harvey

08 12 2017

A new approach to youth fundraising was put to the ultimate test when a Texas football league ran the program during the worst of Hurricane Harvey and achieved record fundraising sales. Oshkosh, WI, December 08, 2017 -- A new approach to youth fundraising was put to the ultimate test when a Texas football league ran the program during the worst of Hurricane Harvey and achieved record fundraising sales. Katy Youth Football League is headquartered just west of Houston where the effects of Hurricane Harvey, one of the worst U.S. natural disasters in recorded history, were most significant. At a time when much of their community was focusing on relief efforts, the league of 70 tackle football, flag football and cheer teams, was able to sell $55,000 using a new program from Dynamic Drinkware Fundraising.With this program, participants sold Fundraising Cards that supporters redeem online for their favorite set of Full-Image™ Tumblers, including local Houston Astros and Houston Texans and over...

AngMar Retail Group Names Joey Dello Russo New Vice President of Operations

08 12 2017

AngMar Retail Group announced today Joey Dello Russo has been promoted to Vice President of Operations. Dello Russo previously served as Director of Operations for Marksmen Firearms & Outfitters, Fat Daddy’s Sports & Spirits Café, Smokey MAE’s Pit BBQ, Southern Oaks Golf & Tennis Club, AutoWorx and House of Hot Rods.Mansfield, TX, December 08, 2017 -- AngMar Retail Group announced today Joey Dello Russo has been promoted to Vice President of Operations.Dello Russo previously served as Director of Operations for Marksmen Firearms & Outfitters, Fat Daddy’s Sports & Spirits Café, Smokey MAE’s Pit BBQ, Southern Oaks Golf & Tennis Club, AutoWorx and House of Hot Rods.“His hard work, dedication and work ethic have been a big part of our success these past several years. We’ve opened five new retail businesses in 2017 and that growth will continue into 2018 and beyond. Joey’s vast knowledge of our retail businesses and leadership skills made him the...

Texas Financial Company Helps Merchants In The CBD Industry Find A Stable Merchant Banking Solution

08 12 2017

Cannabis products such as CBD oil and hemp oil are on the rise as more states are approving the products for medical use. However, such companies are considered high volume/high risk, and can have a difficult time finding a stable merchant banking solution at an affordable cost. The Southern Institute helps clients to reduce the overall processing costs for credit cards and checks, as well as keeping their merchant accounts running smoothly. Addison, TX – High risk businesses generally have a rougher time when it comes to creating and maintaining merchant accounts that serve as a strong foundation for their business. Such businesses can include debt collections, travel agencies, fantasy sports programs, and CBD oil sellers. The Southern Institute has more than 20 years of experience handling high risk accounts and their payment services, helping their clients to create a strong foundation for their businesses. Considered experts in high risk industries, The Southern Institute is a full...

TOTAL Extends Partnership with Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and The Mid-Ohio School

08 12 2017

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Texas Tech University Athletics Invests Heavily in Improving Sport Performance and Reducing Risk of Injury

07 12 2017

The ELITE DXA Installation at Texas Tech University "We chose the Norland ELITE DXA because of its scan size. We are not limited in height or width to produce accurate readings for our athletes." FORT AKINSON, Wis. December 07, 2017 Texas Tech University recently invested in technology that will impact all 17 intercollegiate sports. This technology will improve sports performance and reduce the risk of injury. The Sports Medicine and Sports Nutrition Departments invested in the ELITE DXA from Norland which will result in a multidisciplinary approach to monitoring athlete’s body composition and bone health. The goal being to improve performance reduce risk of injury and monitor overall health of the student athletes. Dayna McCutchin, Director of Sports Nutrition at Texas Tech University, stated, “We chose the Norland ELITE DXA because of its scan size. We are not limited in height or width to produce accurate readings for our athletes.” Limitations of all other DXA devices...

Houston Astros World Series Championship Book on Pace to Become the #1 Selling Sports Commemorative Book of All Time

07 12 2017

December 07, 2017 - HOUSTON, Texas - The Chicago Cubs are days from joining the Red Sox, Yankees and Dodgers on a growing list of marquee Major League brands humbled and defeated by the 2017 Houston Astros accomplishments; this time, courtesy of Astros fans. Winners Books, authors and publishers of the No. 1 sports championship books for the past eight years are preparing for additional printings to keep up with demand of championship-starved Astros fans. “I knew Cubs fans hadn’t had a reason to celebrate for over 100 years, so their astronomical sales I expected. But the passion and excitement I’m seeing from fans in Houston is unprecedented and it’s a credit to this amazing fan base,” said book author Tom Zenner. “As a company, we felt it was necessary to take it a step further and donate a portion of the proceeds to the Astros Foundation to continue their vigilant support of the community.”The book is written and designed in a tone and style that brings the entire season...

The Gents Place Receives Investment From Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones And Blue Star Innovation Partners

06 12 2017

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