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What I learned from my first gay rugby tournament

Writer’s perspective expanded

To some people, the phrase “gay rugby” may seem odd. But when I found out about Charlotte’s gay rugby tournament on Sept. 26, I wasn’t really surprised.

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Spring season heats up

Rugby, Softball, Kickball

It is about that time of year when a lot of your local sports teams are beginning to start up their leagues or are commencing their training for their spring seasons. Here are some dates to help you find an activity (or three!) to participate in for the 2015 year!

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Sports teams help with personal fitness goals

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In honor of our Health and Wellness issue, here is a list of Charlotte and Carolinas LGBT-friendly sports and activities to help you and your loved ones accomplish those well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions.

Seasons come to end across the Queen City

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As the year comes to a close and the holiday season gets into full gear, almost all sports leagues have shut down for the winter. So, here is a quick year-end wrap up to get you caught up on this exciting past year of LGBT sports.

Jon takes a NASCAR drive, plus recaps from rugby and kickball

I recently had the opportunity of a lifetime. I was able to participate in the Richard Petty’s Driving Experience. This program allows you to drive a NASCAR race car around Charlotte Motor Speedway for eight laps at speeds up to 200 mph. And, for those who want, you can ride along with a trained driver …

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Fierce competition sets the fall stage

Match-ups from across the Carolinas

Welcome back to Playing the Field. We hope you are enjoying the cooler weather of fall and football season finally being back. Here are some thing you might have missed this past month and what to look forward to in October (when you are not watching the Panthers!).

Charlotte Royals at the 2014 Bingham Cup

Match-ups from across the Carolinas

The last weekend in August saw your local rugby team, The Charlotte Royals, compete in the largest international rugby tournament in the world when they traveled down to Australia to play in the Bingham Cup.

Seasons end and tourneys awaits

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It is hot outside these days. But, that has not stopped the LGBT athletes of the Carolinas from playing the sports they love! Here are a couple events you may have missed and a look ahead at two of the biggest LGBT tournaments in the world.

Season winding down

Playing the Field: Match-ups from across the Carolinas

Welcome back to Playing the Field. We hope everyone has been enjoying the beautiful summer weather the Carolinas have been having. This time of year, most leagues and teams are wrapping up their seasons. So, here are some events you surely will not want to miss.