Don’t allow your intense passion as a fan overpower the pure beauty of sports 

Don’t allow your intense passion as a fan overpower the pure beauty of sports 

While sports fans can create a great atmosphere, they can also become a serious distraction when their behavior becomes inappropriate. Being an enthusiastic fan supporting your favorite team can be a tremendous and rewarding experience – if you participate positively and constructively.
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Fast-paced Ultimate Frisbee comes to College Station

Fast-paced Ultimate Frisbee comes to College Station

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By Ward Davis, Athletic Activities Assistant

The Parks and Recreation Department prides itself on providing quality athletic programs, including the addition of exciting new sports to our lineup of adult and youth leagues.

One of those recent additions is Ultimate Frisbee, a non-contact team sport that has quickly gained popularity around the world.

By teaming up with BCS Ultimate, we hope to encourage local interest and participation. Registration is underway for our Coed Ultimate Frisbee League for ages 16 and up, and play begins Feb. 24.

“Ultimate Frisbee is a team sport focused on camaraderie and good sportsmanship as well as athleticism,” BCS Ultimate League Manager Stephanie Browning said. “Coed teams are led by members of Bryan-College Station Ultimate. Players from novice to advanced levels participate together on balanced teams in a multi-week league. Fundamentals, strategy, and instruction are integrated each week.”

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Let the (senior) games begin!

Ah, the golden years. A time for dominos, naps, knitting, bingo, and the occasional trip to Luby’s followed by the 6 o’clock news.

Sound familiar?

Well, it’s not reality these days because older adults are much more likely to be participating in sports and recreational activities than living those stereotypical sedentary lifestyles. Some active seniors are satisfied with walking, water aerobics, tai chi and watching the grandchildren, while others are eager to find some friendly competition. 

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