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Tweet More than 350 young tennis players from 24 clubs hit local tennis courts last week for the Kansas City JTL tennis tournament, the culmination of the summer season for the sport at area country and racquet clubs. The players slogged out their finals matches in 12 singles categories at Homestead Country Club Friday. Results [...]
Tweet Fifty two aspiring tennis stars will take to the courts at Homestead Country Club in Prairie Village Thursday hoping to earn a berth in the U.S. Open Qualifying Tournament. The USTA’s Missouri Valley Sectional Tournament kicks off at 11:30 a.m. with first round matches in the women’s singles bracket. The men start first round [...]
Tweet Eight-year-old Charlotte Hawes hit the pool at Homestead Country Club Wednesday and came away with a trip to the London Olympics. Hawes is one of ten finalists from across the country selected in McDonald’s Happy Meal Chefs contest. With the help of mother Tess, she submitted an application with a video explaining how the [...]
Tweet Boulevard Brewery founder John McDonald can tell you a thing or two about beer. Like how 7,000 years ago the serendipitous mixture of seeds a hunter-gather had stored in a stone or wooden vessel, some rain water and some wild yeast yielded a beverage that gave drinkers something of a “religious experience.” Or like [...]
Tweet A Prairie Village duo with a passion for paddles has taken home top honors in this year’s Kansas City Men’s Open platform tennis tournament — and they have their sights set even higher. Andy Metzler and Kevin Kowalik of Homestead Country Club won the tournament, now in its 12th year, and will be competing [...]