Sports and Gaming

Kansas City 2012 All Star Committee Travels to AZ

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Kansas City, Missouri will be the host for the 2012 Major League Baseball All Star Game.  This is a significant and historic event for our area, and a particular kudo for the State of Missouri, as we hosted the 2009 All Star Game in St. Louis.  That event was grand, and made history as one of the strongest performance events in the ... Read More »

Cardinal Fan First

A week ago today, KatiesTrail and I had the privilege of attending Opening Day for the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. I’ve been going to Cardinals games for roughly 27 years, but 2011 marked my first time at Opening Day. Although the game ended up being a bit of a bummer, the Cardinals lost 5-3 to the San Diego ... Read More »

It’s Time to Tee It Up!

You'll find courses to suit every skill level around Missouri.

Is the snow finally gone?  Wow, what a wet winter we just had.  When we got the record snowfall in January, I asked myself “Do you think that we might see grass before June?” However, as we all know, we have green grass and trees blooming right now, which means one thing to me; let’s get out playing some golf! ... Read More »

4 Things to do to Avoid Being a Homebody When it’s Cold Out

It is late fall and the temperature has dropped significantly. Now, cold weather should not keep you trapped indoors all day; so below are four activities that are sure to warm up your day even if the weather isn’t. Spa day: Often times, cold weather makes your skin dry and itchy; what better time to rejuvenate your body with the ... Read More »

Homecoming 2010 – 99 Years of MU Tradition

Support the Missouri Tigers at Homecoming 2010.

M-I-Z-Z-O-U will be chanted loud and proud by thousands of students, faculty, fans and, of course, alumni this Saturday, Oct. 23 as the University of Missouri celebrates its 99th homecoming. In fact, the first homecoming was founded by the University of Missouri in 1911 to spark some excitement in the rivalry between Kansas and Missouri. Chester L. Brewer, who was ... Read More »

Mizzou hosts OU for Homecoming

In case you hadn’t heard, the University of Missouri Tigers will host the Oklahoma Sooners for this weekend’s MU Homecoming game. The sports world is abuzz about the contest, as it pits the newly minted BCS No. 1 Sooners against the hometown (and No. 11 BCS ranked) Tigers. It’s a big enough deal that ESPN’s College Gameday will be in ... Read More »

Ready for MU Homecoming?

If you’re a fan of the Missouri Division of Tourism’s Facebook page, and you’re a supporter of the Missouri Tigers, stop by our blog site, www.VisitMOBistro.com, starting around 9 a.m. Thursday. See ya then! Read More »

MO Football

As the leaves begin to change color and the temperature gets cooler, one thing comes to mind: Football season is here.  And when I say football, I don’t mean soccer, I’m talking about real American football with helmets, tackling and touchdowns. From recreational to professional levels, football brings both unity and competition for Missourians. Throughout Missouri, the sport of football ... Read More »

Who da thunk it?

Thousands of fans have visited Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp in St. Joseph.

As communications director for the St. Joseph Visitors Bureau, it’s often difficult to take the time to really appreciate what my community has to offer.  Even I take for granted all of the wonderful museums, restaurants and attractions we have here.  So, when Kansas City Chiefs Training Camp began in late July, I knew I just couldn’t miss this opportunity ... Read More »

Adrenaline Meets Demolition

It’s like basketball with lacrosse sticks.  But, oh yeah, there’s no hoop.  Also, you only use the end of the lacrosse stick.  And a Wiffle ball.  Get it?  No?  That’s OK, there are bumper cars. If you’re as confused as I was upon hearing that description of how to play Demolition Ball — a game at the Demolition Ball-Adrenaline Zone ... Read More »