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Full-time soccer academy will open in Nashville this August

FC Barcelona (FCB), one of the largest professional sports franchises in the world, is opening a full-time youth soccer academy in Nashville, in partnership with Father Ryan High School and Harding Academy. The Nashville Barça Academy will open officially in mid-August, with open tryouts beginning May 20. The Barça Academy is an official extension of

By | 2019-05-13T14:31:05+00:00 May 13th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Sports, WillCo Arts|Comments Off on Full-time soccer academy will open in Nashville this August

Preds Ice Center Bellevue rising generates excitement across Middle Tennessee

By BEN MATTHEWS Bellevue residents now have their first glimpse of what the Preds Ice Center in One Bellevue Place will look like once completed. The Preds Ice Center in Bellevue is set to open in September of 2019. Ford Ice Center general manager Danny Butler presented renderings of the completed Preds Ice

By | 2019-01-24T19:53:57+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Categories: BW-News, Featured - BVHP, Sports|Comments Off on Preds Ice Center Bellevue rising generates excitement across Middle Tennessee

FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Page, Nolensville, Franklin, Summit, BGA all earn wins

PHOTO: Franklin running back Matt Gaca fights for yardage in a game against Centennial earlier this season. / STEVE WHEELER BY RUSSELL VANNOZZI The high school football regular season came to an end Friday. Some are on to the playoffs, while others will clean out their lockers and head home. Each of the Williamson County

By | 2018-10-27T06:49:26+00:00 October 27th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Featured - SHHP, Sports, WillCo Football|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Page, Nolensville, Franklin, Summit, BGA all earn wins

Sports Fields Inc. hopes to generate economic benefit with youth athletic complex in Williamson County

PHOTO: President and CEO of Sports Fields Inc. Brian Storm, right, answers questions at the Williamson County Sports Authority meeting on Monday, September 17, 2018./Brooke Wanser By BROOKE WANSER During Monday’s sports authority meeting, the board heard a proposal from an Atlanta-based sports group which hopes to build a youth athletic complex in Williamson County.

By | 2018-09-17T19:42:50+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Featured - SHHP, Franklin, More News, Sports|Tags: , |Comments Off on Sports Fields Inc. hopes to generate economic benefit with youth athletic complex in Williamson County

Amano brothers traded football for Hawaiian BBQ, and found success

PHOTO: Eugene Amano, left, and Fred Amano, right, are former professional football players that now own several L&L Hawaiian Barbecue franchises. / RUSSELL VANNOZZI By RUSSELL VANNOZZI When Eugene and Fred Amano wrapped up their football careers around the same time, they decided their next move would be in the restaurant business. The two brothers

Brentwood tech company Takl starts NASCAR sponsorship this weekend

Takl, a Brentwood-based tech company that connects homeowners online with services ranging from gutter cleaning to appliance installation, will be primary sponsor on board the No. 9 Chevrolet with driver Tyler Reddick in upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series. The Takl logo will be prominent on the car during races at Chicagoland Speedway (June 30), Daytona International Speedway (July

By | 2018-06-29T22:47:52+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Categories: BW-News, BW-Tech, Sports|Comments Off on Brentwood tech company Takl starts NASCAR sponsorship this weekend

Former Liverpool FC executive named as Nashville MLS team CEO

PHOTO: John R. Ingram, right, presented Ian Ayre with a scarf in honor of the announcement of Ayre as CEO of the Nashville expansion MLS team. By BROOKE WANSER During a press event Monday afternoon, the MLS2Nashville committee announced former Premier League club Liverpool FC CEO Ian Ayre as the CEO of Nashville’s expansion soccer

By | 2018-05-21T18:11:19+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured Sports, More News, Sports|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Former Liverpool FC executive named as Nashville MLS team CEO

County Sports Authority hears proposal to lure USA Rugby training facility, Hall of Fame

PHOTO: Dan Hammond shows Williamson County Sports Authority members a video of a rugby match as part of a pitch to create a rugby complex in the county.//Brooke Wanser. By BROOKE WANSER Sports Authority board members on Monday listened to a presentation on bringing rugby to the county in the form of an athletic complex

By | 2018-04-23T19:52:00+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Categories: BW-News, Featured, Franklin, More News, Sports|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on County Sports Authority hears proposal to lure USA Rugby training facility, Hall of Fame