Booster Club ready to send Summerfest on a hunt for clues

DALLAS — The Dallas Booster Club has long played a major role during Summerfest. The club is bringing something new to the festivities on Saturday.

Kids’ triathlon out to entertain, energize

DALLAS — If there’s an event that provides the thrill of competition for the young ones — and provides the staff and spectators the joy of watching it unfold — it would be the Kids’ Triathlon.

Golf course to gauge interest in eclipse tournament

DALLAS — If you haven’t made plans for the Great American Eclipse on Aug. 21, Cross Creek Golf Course may have the event for you.

Basketball tourney returns to Dallas Summerfest

DALLAS — Have a score to settle or want to show off your skills? Want to prove you’re the next LeBron James or Candace Parker?

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Annual race attracts big crowd

MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE — The crowd roared. Runners and walkers charged toward the finish in a blaze of glory.

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Tennis tournament draws 58 players

INDEPENDENCE — Robert Sanchez, of Woodburn, loves tennis. The 2017 Woodburn High graduate played throughout high school and has competed in United States Tennis Association tournaments.

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Race offers big thrills

MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE — When runners set off on the 47th annual Monmouth-Independence Mini-Marathon, they take part in a unique event.

Pickleball a popular summer sport in Dallas

DALLAS — The improvised courts set up in the parking lot of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office were busy for much of the first of Dallas’ Tuesday on the Square events on June 13.

Registration for tennis tourney continues

MONMOUTH/INDEPENDENCE  — Sign-ups for the Monmouth-Independence Fourth of July Tennis Tournament have started.

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Cycling event heads to Riverview Park

INDEPENDENCE — The National Psoriasis Foundation is on a mission to raise awareness about psoriatic disease — and it’s ready to put rubber to the road to do it.

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Adult recreation makes comeback in Dallas

When the City of Dallas decided not to rehire a youth/adult recreation coordinator, it left the future of the city’s adult recreation program in doubt.

Polk Pedalers to ride on Saturday

DALLAS — The Polk Pedalers Bicycle Club will hold a 40-mile ride on Saturday.

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Glow run comes to Dallas

Dallas’ adult recreation program is ready to get in the Halloween spirit with the Glow Run, set for Oct. 15 at 7:15 p.m.

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Independence Sports Park set for opening celebration on Saturday

INDEPENDENCE — The city of Independence is ready to kick off the celebration of three new soccer fields.


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