KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sporting Kansas City announced Tuesday that the club has loaned 18-year-old forward Tyler Freeman to Karlsruher SC for the 2021-22 German 2. Bundesliga season with an option to recall the player.

Freeman, a Sporting KC Academy product and Shawnee native, became the second youngest player in Sporting history upon signing an MLS contract with the club in October 2018 at 15 years old. Since then, the versatile attacker has recorded six goals and one assist in 35 USL Championship appearances for Sporting Kansas City II.

Freeman joined the Sporting KC Academy at age 11 in 2014

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The school that has dominated women’s college basketball for the past two decades has branched out internationally.

There is definitely a UConn flavor to the women’s basketball being played in the Tokyo Games.

The school that has dominated women’s college hoops for the past two decades has branched out internationally with former players not only representing the U.S., but France and Canada as well.

UConn coach Geno Auriemma has been recruiting more internationally.

“There’s a culture of basketball in some of these other countries, their style of play is more the style I like to coach,” he said in a

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The September Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop is now accepting registrations.

The two-day event is like summer camp for adults.

You will sleep in cabins, eat at the mess hall and attend various workshops like building a campfire, shooting a bow or making your own flys.

BOW introduces women to outdoors skills in an enjoyable, non-threatening environment with expert instructors, according to organizers.

Classes are held during the day, and the evenings and mornings are filled with fun and entertainment like bird walks, yoga, fly tying, night fishing and presentations.

Interested in learning about firearms? Take aim in rifle marksmanship

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Sport climbing’s Olympic debut will have an element of surprise.

The key to the sport is strength, particularly in the fingers and arms, but there’s also a degree of problem-solving involved.

So to keep the playing field (or wall) level, climbers won’t get a chance to see the wall in two of the three disciplines until right before their first attempt.

“Probably the most difficult thing for non-climbers to understand is how we can look at this spray of holds that look random and kind of know what we’re supposed to do,” American climber Nathaniel Coleman said. “But it’s

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Simone Biles’ Olympic career will almost certainly come to an end Tuesday after she performs on the balance beam. She is competing in her second Olympics Games, and at this point in her career, she isn’t likely to participate in another with little else left to accomplish in her all-time great career.

Biles hasn’t confirmed that she’s done yet. But per the New York Times, it seems likely that Biles will retire after Tokyo, though she could attempt to qualify in one event at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

She has hinted about coming back for the 2024 Paris Games,

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Blues on the Chippewa, Friday-Saturday, Memorial Park, one block off Main Street between Second Ave. E. and First Ave., Durand. Bands include Jackie Venson, Annie Mack Band, St. Paul Peterson and the Minneapolis Funk All Stars, Joyann Parker. Free; donations are welcome. Information: bluesonthechippewa.com; [email protected].

Bill Kirchen of Commander Cody’s Lost Planet Airmen; Redd Volkaert, who was Merle Haggard’s lead guitarist; Erik Koskinen and Trevor McSpadden, 6 p.m. Saturday, Silver Dome Ballroom, five miles west of Neillsville on U.S. 10. $25; silverdomeballroom.net.

Rhythm Playboys, old-time dance, 1-5 p.m Saturday, Silver Dome Ballroom, five miles west of Neillsville

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