Home » NEWS » Sports (page 3)

Sports

TODD SMITH — Winter Olympics brands pay top dollar for sponsorships

The 2018 Winter Olympics aren’t just a showcase for the world’s top athletes. Some of the world’s largest brands paid millions to promote its products on a global stage in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The International Olympic Committee has top-level sponsorship deals in place with 13 corporations. Each “Worldwide Olympic Partner” pays roughly $100 million per four-year Olympic cycle, according to ...

Read More »

PHIL HARDWICK: Flags — what do they mean?

With the Winter Olympics in full swing most of us are seeing a lot a flags. Some are really beautiful, and some are really ugly. So what makes a great flag? The answer to that question can be found in a great little booklet compiled by Ted Kaye and published by the North American Vexillological Association (NAVA). Here are the ...

Read More »

Bishop named fitness director at Reunion

Linda Bishop has been Fitness Director and personal trainer at the Reunion Golf & Country Club in Madison. Bishop is a nationally certified personal trainer, nutrition specialist and group fitness instructor through ISSA, IFTA, Fit Tour, World Spin, Balanced Body, Yoga-Fit, and Precision Nutrition.

Read More »

Reunion hires Scheiver

Justyn Scheiver has been named Director of Tennis at Reunion Golf and Country Club. Scheiver previously was Academy and Director of Events for Van der Meer Tennis University in Hilton Head, S.C. He was named the USPTR’s Professional of the Year for Mississippi in 2011, and the USTA MS Professional of the Year in 2012. He was coach for Mississippi ...

Read More »

Baseball League recognized 3 in Laurel

The National Urban Professional Baseball League recently recognized Elvin Ulmer, Park and Recreations (City of Laurel) as its 2017 Man of the Year and Yolanda Coleman, Distinguish Business Woman (City of Laurel) as it 2017 Women of the Year. It also honored Richard Brown a local businessman and father figure to many Mississippi baseball players over the years with its ...

Read More »

Reunion makes 4 administrative changes

David Nutt & Associates, the parent company of Reunion Inc., and the Reunion Golf and Country Club, recently announced four changes in its administrative staff. Keith D. Kent, PLA, has been appointed Vice President Of Reunion, Inc. As Vice President Kent will be responsible for all developmental milestones of the 2,116-acre active lifestyle residential community. Those duties include Neighborhood Development, ...

Read More »

Hattiesburg Country Club making turn with new ownership

By BECKY GILLETTE For 98 years, the Hattiesburg Country Club has been owned by member stockholders. Those stockholders recently voted for a new lease on life for the club by selling it to Carter Callaway, a former professional golfer who has been building homes in Hattiesburg since after Katrina, and Paul Maholm, a retired professional baseball player originally from Holly ...

Read More »

Larry Johnson named marketing coordinator for Reunion, Inc.

Larry Johnson has been appointed to the Reunion, Inc. marketing team where he will serve as Marketing Coordinator for the expansion of the Reunion Golf & Country Club and the next phase of residential development. David Nutt & Associates is the parent company of Reunion, Inc. Johnson has been the managing principal of The Advisory Group of Mississippi, LLC., based ...

Read More »