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• Miracle League of Independence, for ages 5-18 who have an intellectual or physical disability. Cost is $15 per player and scholarships are available and based on need. Games played on Saturday mornings, Sept. 21 and 28 and Oct. 5, 12 and 19, at Daniel’s Diamond at McCoy Park. Deadline to register is Sept. 13. Visit to register.


• Metropolitan Community College Athletics Department will hold its annual MCC Wolves Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 23, at Shoal Creek Golf Course in Kansas City. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with tee-off at 9 a.m. Cost is $135 per golfer or $500 per foursome. Tournament will be a four-person scramble, including longest drive, closest to the pin and putting contests. Each golfer will receive complimentary range balls, a pair of Under Armour sunglasses and lunch. Prizes awarded to the top three teams and individual contest winners. There will also be a sports memorabilia auction and prize raffle. Register online at Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Contact Brian Bechtel, MCC director of athletics, at 816-604-1059 or


• Blue Springs Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball Leagues registration is open. Cost is $80 per player. Boys and girls divisions for grades 1-5 and coed for kindergarten. Eight-game schedule will be played on Saturday mornings at Blue Springs School District gymnasiums. Practice begins the week of Nov. 12, and games begin Jan. 11. Deadline to register is Oct. 27 and a coaches meeting is scheduled for Oct. 30. Register online at or in person at the Blue Springs Fieldhouse (425 N.E. Mock Ave.) during office hours, or call 816-228-0137 to register by phone with Visa, Discover or MasterCard or for more information.