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2014-09-22 08:25:13

NEWTOWN, Conn., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new infographic issued by the National Shooting Sports Foundation tells the story, at a glance, of the growing number of new target shooting enthusiasts and how they're surprisingly different from established shooters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147098-INFO Newcomers--defined as those who have taken up target shooting in the last five years--are trending younger and female; also, they are city and suburban...

2014-09-21 23:02:57

Western Texas College begins men's and women's fall sports seasons. Snyder, TX (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 The Western Texas College Westerners fall sports teams are on the pitch, on the course and on the court. Cross Country- Coach James Williams is leading the men's and women's Cross Country teams. Upcoming regional meets at the end of October will determine what student athletes will qualify for nationals. On the WTC women's team Camira Haughton from Jamaica and...

2014-09-21 23:02:04

Ten teams of disabled and able-bodied athletes rafted the Colorado River, rode mountain bikes and hand cycles, and completed a ropes course at the September 12-14 Adventure Team Challenge from national non-profit World T.E.A.M. Sports. Rancho del Rio, Colorado (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 High in the rugged Gore Range northwest of Vail, Colorado, ten teams of disabled and able-bodied athletes rafted the Colorado River, rode mountain bikes and hand cycles, and completed a ropes course in...

2014-09-21 00:20:13

Allen Johnson Puts Dodge Dart in No.2 Spot for FallNationals Pro Stock Eliminations ENNIS, Texas, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Mopar Funny Car driver Matt Hagan defeated John Force in final elimination battle for the rescheduled National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Carolina Nationals title win at Texas Motorplex -- Final qualifying for AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals doubled as eliminations rounds to determine winners for last weekend's postponed...

2014-09-20 23:02:26

Ariana Grande concert tickets are on sale to the public today, and QueenBeeTickets.com is delighting fans with discount tickets for the 2015 Honeymoon Tour. Discount Ariana Grande tickets are in high demand today, and many online shoppers will find the seats they want at the price they need from this reliable provider. Oshkosh, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 QueenBeeTickets.com is ready to offer discount Ariana Grande tickets for the young star’s tour performances. She will visit...

2014-09-20 20:20:15

Dodge Vipers Victorious in Texas, while Dodge Challenger Wins in Connecticut AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The No. 93 Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R won in the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship's GTLM class at Texas' Circuit of the Americas (COTA) on Saturday. With their win, co-drivers Jonathan Bomarito and Kuno Wittmer now lead the GTLM point standings. The No. 91 Viper finished second in the event. -- The No. 33 Viper Exchange...

2014-09-19 23:07:48

Perfect Play 360 is the affordable new recruiting app designed to put the power back in the hands of the student athlete and their parents. Kalamazoo, MI (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Access Mobility 24 announced the launch of their newest app, Perfect Play 360 (PP360), designed for student athletes to market themselves to college coaches. PP360 provides a cloud-based application where athletes can upload video, pictures, and documents (i.e. transcript, athletic assessments, rosters,...

2014-09-19 23:01:46

Visual Sports brings the game to life for die-hard fans (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 On Saturday, September 20th, cutting-edge sports simulator company Visual Sports Systems will bring a unique football experience to NFL fans in support of Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play. Kicking off a day prior to the epic rivalry between the New York Giants and New York Jets, Visual Sports will bring their active gaming experience to Prospect Park in Brooklyn, New York for fans to test their skills...

2014-09-19 20:21:35

Sponsorship Will Highlight Panasonic's Line of Rugged Adventure Products at Four 2014 Spartan Race Events in Vermont, Massachusetts and California NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic, a leader in high-performance, rugged consumer products, announced today a multi-event sponsorship of the 2014 US Spartan Race Series beginning this weekend at the Spartan Race World Championship in Killington, Vermont. Panasonic will have awards sponsorship of the short-course sprint event in...

2014-09-19 16:23:40

Four Teams Kickoff League's Inaugural Season On October 8th NEW YORK, Sept.19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The FXFL, a new professional football league, which utilizes a developmental format, has announced training camp dates for the 2014 season. The Omaha Mammoths will report on September 25th to TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska with the first practice scheduled for September 26th. The Boston Brawlers, led by Head Coach Terry Shea, will also open camp in Omaha and take part in joint...


Latest Sports Reference Libraries

Agricultural Show
2013-08-21 06:49:05

An Agricultural Show is a public event and is synonymous with the term state and county fairs. Agricultural shows exhibit all things pertaining to agriculture including equipment, animals, sports, and recreation. Livestock entered into the show is judged for various merits with ribbons being awarded. Competitions are held as well as trading of equipment and breeding stock. Agricultural shows are an intricate part of life in small country towns or other farming communities. The shows can...

Southern Cricket Frog, Acris gryllus
2013-07-26 13:49:45

The Southern Cricket Frog (Acris gryllus) is a small Hylid frog that is native to the Southeastern United States. It's very similar in appearance and habits to the Northern Cricket Frog, Acris crepitans, and was previously conspecific. The scientific name Acris is from the Greek word for locust, and the species name gryllus is Latin for cricket. The Southern Cricket Frog is approximately 0.75 to 1.5 inches. It has a pointed snout. The hind leg is more than half of the body length when...

European Free-tailed Bat, Tadarida teniotis or Tadarida insignis
2013-06-18 12:46:10

The European free-tailed bat (Tadarida teniotis or Tadarida insignis) is a species of free-tailed bat that is native to many areas in the Old World. It was reportedly seen in Korea in 1931, but no other reports have been recorded since that year. The body length of this species reaches between 3.3 inches and 3.7 inches, with a wing length of up to 2.5 inches. The European free-tailed bat appears on the IUCN Red List with a conservation status of “Least Concern.” Image Caption: European...

Big-eared Woolly Bat, Chrotopterus auritus
2012-07-17 11:09:49

The big-eared woolly bat (Chrotopterus auritus), also known as Peter’s woolly false vampire bat and the false woolly vampire bat, is the only member of its genus. It is native to South and Central America, with a range that includes southern Brazil, Paraguay, and southern Mexico to Argentina. It prefers a habitat within subtropical forests, roosting in hollow logs and caves. The big-eared woolly bat is large, making it a rather slow flier. It will fly at altitudes of up to 6.5 feet. It...

Natterer's Bat, Myotis nattereri
2012-06-25 17:20:04

Natterer's bat (Myotis nattereri) is a small bat that is native to Europe. Typically, this bat bears brown fur on the back, wing, and leg membranes, with the wings appearing to be lighter in color. The underbelly is white in color. Its name is derived from Johann Natterer, an Austrian naturalist. As is typical with bats, Natterer’s bat uses echolocation to navigate and find food. The frequencies of its calls range between 23 and 115 kHz and can last up to 3.8 milliseconds. During the hot...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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