A Kansas angler’s prized catch may actually be worth a prize this spring and summer. The first-ever Great Kansas Fishing Derby will run May 1 to July 31, 2021, with at least 500 specially tagged fish located in up to 37 public waterbodies in Kansas. The Great Kansas Fishing Derby is sponsore…
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Atchison Recreation recently finished up basketball and indoor soccer with a pretty good amount of success as the community reaches some normalcy.
2020 was a year full of challenges for many, especially for the Atchison Recreation Commission.
Just keep repeating: “A win is a win is a win.”
The 2020 NFL season is set to get underway with the Chiefs and Titans game next Thursday night, and while the upcoming slate will look unlike anything we’ve seen before thanks to the ongoing pandemic, it will be the litany of on-field plot twists from the oddest off-season in memory that wil…
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Atchison Golf Club at Bellevue junior golf saw almost double the turnout from 2019, even with the country dealing with a pandemic.
Due to the recent order given by the governor of Kansas and the ruling of the county commissioners to follow the guidelines set forth by the governor, the Atchison Recreation Commission is cancelling the 2020 summer league basketball and volleyball programs.
There will be a traditional hunter education class held on Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26.
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…
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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…
Earlier this week, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced that Kansas would be moving into a modified version of Phase 2 of “Ad Astra: A Plan to Reopen Kansas.”
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.
For the first time in its 45 year history, Biking Across Kansas will not take place this summer.
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.
Police say recent sports complex burglary and thefts are linked to a motorcycle reported stolen Friday morning from a storage unit in North town.
No sporting or public event has been safe from the COVID-19’s rampage through the country.
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.
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.
In the Jefferson County Little League A, the Effingham Tigers finished 2nd in league and 2nd in tournament play.
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…
Youth golf in Atchison hasn’t been able to really catch on in the community past few years.
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri — Young Missouri Western basketball fans are joining the Griffons on the hardwood this summer.
The Atchison Recreation Baseball/Softball sign-up deadline for all ages has been extended through April 26th.
The Atchison Recreation Commission is accepting team entries for the fall volleyball league for fifth and sixth grade girls.
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.
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.
Sign-up and equipment checkout for the Atchison Recreation youth football program is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4 at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St.
The annual fishing clinic will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 12 at the Atchison State Lake.
All practices at the Atchison Sports Complex.
All practices at the Atchison Sports Complex.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All soccer practices will be at Memorial Hall, 819 Commercial St.
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.
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.
The Atchison Recreation Commission is now accepting team entries for a coed indoor soccer league for high school boys and girls, grades 9-12.
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.
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.
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.
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…