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Habitat First is a program developed by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT) Wildlife Division for private landowners interested in developing or enhancing wildlife habitat on their land. Under the program, district wildlife biologists will deliver the following ser…

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Baseball and softball practices started this week for Atchison Recreation. Starting the week of July 6, teams will practice on their first scheduled night and then play a scrimmage game on their second scheduled night. This will run through the month of July.

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The Kansas Department of Health and Environment, along with local public health, is encouraging people who are attending sporting tournaments to please exercise appropriate prevention measures for COVID-19 as clusters are beginning to develop and potential exposures have occurred.

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Last week we checked in on the opening round of the Major League Baseball draft, where the Royals selected a major pitching prospect in Asa Lacy and a contact hitter valued for his versatility in Loftin, who they considered taking with the fourth overall pick but fell to them in the mid-30 c…

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Due to low numbers in baseball/softball registration and limited gyms for summer league basketball/volleyball, Atchison Recreation Commission has decided to send out the following release with updated info on each program.

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We are on the verge of a return to professional sports, and I could not be more excited. Over the next month to two months, the NBA, MLS, MLB and other individual sports will be filtering back into our television programming, and some are even warning that with leagues trying to cram in game…

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It seems like a joke. Somewhat of a cruel joke, maybe a practical joke, but definitely a fitting joke. Before an MVP franchise quarterback came along, the idea that the world might shut down if the Chiefs won a Super Bowl might have been a popular meme. But then came Patrick Mahomes, then ca…

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After having to cancel the spring activity season, Atchison Recreation is making plans to reopen in the coming weeks in order to have indoor and outdoor activities this summer in some capacity.

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CORRECTION: Because of a reporter's error, a previous version of this story inaccurately described how YMCA membership dues will be affected by the COVID-19-related closure. Atchison Globe regrets the error. 

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Fireball 10U had a good Fall Season going 6-3. Not many of these girls had played together, but they mingled together and built a solid team.

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Signup and Equipment Checkout for the Atchison Recreation Youth Football program will be held Friday, August 9th from 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. and Saturday, August 10th from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial Street.

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In the Jefferson County Little League A, the Effingham Tigers finished 2nd in league and 2nd in tournament play.

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In the Jefferson County Little League A this season, the Effingham Tigers finished 2nd in league and 2nd in tournament play. Front row, left to right. Devin Smith, Corbin Ellerman, Ty Bessette, Peyton Teel, Kreyton Bauerle, Carter Swendso. Back row, left to right. Coach Mike Lee, Colton Myer…

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Entries are now being accepted for the fall Co-Rec Volleyball program sponsored by the Atchison Recreation Commission. This is a recreational volleyball league for men and women 16 years and older.

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Sign-ups for the Atchison Recreation Indoor and Outdoor Soccer programs will be accepted until Friday, Aug. 17, at the Recreation office at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St. Office hours are 9 a.m. — noon and 1-5 p.m. on Monday through Friday.

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The annual fishing clinic will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at the Atchison State Lake.

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The Atchison Kids Wrestling Club closed out the 2017-18 season with a trip to the Kansas State Wrestling Tournament March 24-25 in Topeka.

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Sign-ups for the Atchison Recreation girls’ softball program will be accepted from March 12 through April 9 at the Recreation Office at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St.

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Sign-ups for the Atchison Recreation baseball program will be accepted from March 12 until April 9 at the Recreation Office at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St.

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The Atchison Recreation Commission is accepting sign-ups for an outdoor soccer league for boys and girls in pre-school (4 years old) through eighth grade.

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Sign ups for the Atchison Recreation Commission Spring Indoor Soccer program will be accepted until Monday, Jan. 22, at the Recreation Office at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St. Office hours are 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday.

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Entries are now being accepted for the Spring Co-Rec Volleyball program sponsored by the Atchison Recreation Commission.This is a recreational volleyball league for men and women 16 years and older.

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The Atchison Recreation Commission is now accepting team entries for a coed indoor soccer league for high school boys and girls, grades 9-12.

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The Atchison Recreation Commission is accepting team entries for a winter basketball league for boys in grades 3-6. This will be a competitive, full court basketball league with two divisions of play: third and fourth grade boys, and fifth and sixth grade boys.

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The Atchison Recreation Commission is accepting team entries for a winter basketball league for girls in grades 3-6. This will be a competitive, full-court basketball league with two divisions of play: third and fourth grade, and fifth and sixth grade.

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Sign ups for the Atchison Recreation Commission youth basketball program will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-5 p.m. now until Friday, Oct. 27 at the Recreation office at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St.

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Team entries are now being accepted for the 2017-18 Atchison Recreation men’s basketball program. The men’s basketball program is a 5-on-5, full-court program with officials and a scorekeeper. Players must be 18 years of age or older. Games will be played on Monday and Wednesday nights at Me…