Several College Station events scheduled to commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11

Several College Station events scheduled to commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on our country. Commemorating 9/11 has added meaning in communities such as College Station, where military ties run especially deep. Here are some of the prominent local events that will remember the September 11 attacks and honor the lives that were lost. Continue reading Several College Station events scheduled to commemorate 20th anniversary of 9/11

Summer sports event schedule a huge victory for our entire community

Summer sports event schedule a huge victory for our entire community

College Station may not have a beach or fancy waterpark, but we’re one of the best-kept secrets for sports tourism. The Parks & Recreation Department will host 12 sports events from May 29-Aug. 29, attracting an estimated 32,000 visitors to the area. The diverse array of events includes youth soccer, girls’ fast-pitch softball, 7-on-7 football, and senior softball. Continue reading Summer sports event schedule a huge victory for our entire community

Nation’s largest slow-pitch softball tournament in town this weekend

Nation’s largest slow-pitch softball tournament in town this weekend

When local softball enthusiastic Greg Hutchinson created the Budweiser Softball Festival with 24 teams in 1986, no one could have guessed it would grow into the largest regular-season USSSA adult slow-pitch tournament in the nation. A total of 163 adult slow-pitch softball teams will participate in the Annual Summer Budweiser Softball Festival Friday through Sunday at Veterans Park & Athletic Complex, Stephen C. Beachy Central Park, and Bryan Regional Athletic Complex. Continue reading Nation’s largest slow-pitch softball tournament in town this weekend