Category Archives: Sports

WANTED: 4,000 Rangers Fans

WANTED: 4,000+ Texas Rangers fans in search of a history-making experience.  Must love glow sticks.   Spelling skills required. Details On March 30, the City will team up with the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau for the “Let’s GLO Rangers Rally,” a free fan celebration of the team’s upcoming 40th Anniversary. The first…

Rangers Ballpark Renovations on Time for Opening Day

A $12 million renovation of the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, including a mass overhaul of Vandergriff Plaza, is scheduled to be completed on time, Rangers officials said Wednesday during a media tour of the construction zone. Manhattan Construction crews and subcontractors are expected to be done with their work by March…

Skate Facilities Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

Arlington is one step closer to providing skate facilities for its estimated 18,000 skaters. After City Council awarded New Line Skateparks the consultant contract on Feb. 7 to design the master plan for the citywide skate park at Vandergriff Park, Arlington can move forward in the planning process. Besides the larger park…

Register Now for Sports Leagues

Spring is just around the corner and February is the month to register for Arlington’s sports leagues. Get ready to hit the field as youth leagues start for Coach Pitch Baseball, Kickball, T-Ball and Soccer. Leagues start March 24 and all players receive an award at the end of the season. Game…

UT Arlington Unveils College Park Center

The University of Texas at Arlington is unveiling the new College Park Center Wednesday, February 1, 2012. In anticipation of the event, the University has been working closely with the City of Arlington and the Arlington Police Department to develop a traffic and parking plan to move vehicles in and out of…

Rangers Storybook Series Event – Richard Michelson

Award-winning author Richard Michelson will present the story behind his book, As Good as Anybody on Thursday, February 9 as part of the Texas Rangers Storybook Series. The free event is open to the public and will begin at 5 p. m. at the Ballpark in Arlington in Suite 306.  The Storybook…

Arlington Hosts US Open National Playoffs Qualifying Tournament

Singles, mixed doubles players 14 & older can earn berth into 2012 US OpenThe USTA Texas Section announced today that the Arlington Tennis Center will host the US Open National Playoffs USTA Texas Sectional Qualifying Tournament, June 18-23, 2012. The USTA created the US Open National Playoffs to expand the footprint…