If you love those sports stories that make you happy, then this is the story for you. It has nothing to do with the NFL lockout, which involves billions of dollars while the majority of this country battles job loss and major cutbacks. It has nothing to do with a looming NBA lockout (same as the NFL!).
It’s about a Maize South student who sees a need. Wes Phillips is collecting used sporting goods to help a Little League baseball team that lost everything. So if you want to help, the info is below.
I’m betting they’d take other sporting goods, too.
This is a story we can get behind, right?
How to donate sporting equipment for Joplin
What: People can drop off new or used baseball, softball and soccer sporting equipment and clothing of all sizes for children in Joplin.
Where: Wichita Sluggers Baseball Academy, 1443 N. Ridge Road
When: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, through June 22
For more information, call 316-992-4634.