Category Archives: Sports

What to Know: Texas Rangers’ Final Home Opener at Globe Life Park

The Texas Rangers today announced the details of the pre-game ceremonies for the club’s 26th and final home opener at Globe Life Park in Arlington on Thursday, March 28 versus the Chicago Cubs. The Rangers’ 48th overall opener in Arlington will begin at 3:05 p. m. All tickets have been sold for…

Mexican National Team to Face Ecuador June 9 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

The Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF), NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, MLS’ FC Dallas, and the Dallas Sports Commission announced today that Ecuador will be Mexico’s rival for the previously-announced Mexican National Team U. S. Tour match on Sunday, June 9, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington – presented by Allstate. The match marks the…

Rangers’ Globe Life Field Features Texas Inspiration Inside and Out

From the limestone quarried in Lampasas to the “Champion Red” Acme brick made in Denton, the Texas Rangers’ future Globe Life Field features materials inside and out made here in the Lone Star State. Bryan Trubey, executive vice president of HKS and the principal designer of Globe Life Field, discussed the…

Ask the Experts: Playing Field Technology at Globe Life Field

The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication recently talked to William Chaffe, President of Paragon Sports Constructors, LLC, a sports construction company that specializes in the construction of synthetic grass sports fields and running tracks. The Texas Rangers announced earlier this year that the club will install a specially designed synthetic grass…

February 2019 Student-Athlete of the Month: Laura Phillips

Laura Phillips, a sophomore on the Bowie High School girls soccer team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for February 2019. Phillips, captain of the Lady Volunteers soccer team, was named First Team All-District her freshman year. “Laura is a perfect is example of what…

More than 100 MISD Student-Athletes Participate in National Signing Day

Mansfield ISD’s National Signing Day event celebrated the 109 student-athletes who earned scholarships and committed to continue playing their sport at the collegiate level. National Signing Day is held on the first Wednesday in February. It has traditionally been the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding…

Texas Rangers to Host Inaugural MLB Grit Invitational for High School Girls

The Texas Rangers announced this week plans to host the first ever MLB Grit event at Globe Life Park in Arlington and the Texas Rangers Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex Presented by Toyota in West Dallas from Thursday, March 7 through Sunday, March 10. MLB Grit is a new high school baseball tournament for young…

Bob Stoops Named as Head Coach, General Manager for XFL Team in Arlington

Bob Stoops, the winningest head coach in University of Oklahoma history, has been named head coach and general manager of the XFL team that will play in Arlington. The announcement was made Thursday at Globe Life Park, where the XFL team will start playing next year. The XFL will reimagine football…

More than 60 Students Dream Big at the 2019 AISD National Signing Day

Arlington ISD held its annual district-wide National Signing Day ceremony today for students who have signed or will sign with a college athletic program. More than 60 students representing all six AISD high schools signed national letters of intent in nine different sports, as they prepare to take their athletic dreams to…