|Upward Sports Rolls Play With Purpose Events Into RecSpo '14|
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Play With Purpose events - originally scheduled for five different cities across the country - will be a part of the RecSpo '14 schedule.
|Using Sports As Intentional Ministry|
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
The inventor of basketball believed that sports was an ideal platform for ministry. That's even MORE true in today's sports-obsessed culture.
|It Only Takes One - Greg Schell's Story|
Friday, April 11, 2014
Sometimes a single free-throw can have a bigger impact. Read Greg's story about a thrilling moment at his church's Upward Basketball League.
|Upward Stars Announce Schedule For First NPSL Season|
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
In their inaugural season, the Upward Stars in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) will play ten games against elite competition.
|Hearing the Call - David Tripp's Story|
Friday, April 04, 2014
Ministry doesn't have to be complicated. You can simply use a ball. Read David's story about how God called him to ministry through a basketball.
|What the Coaches Say: 8 Quotes From College Basketball's Greatest Leaders|
Thursday, March 20, 2014
March Madness is upon us! Read eight quotes from some of the greatest coaches in college basketball history.
|Youth Sports on Sundays: A Paradigm Shift|
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
More and more families have to choose between church and sports on Sundays. How can we use the platform of youth sports to BE the church to nonbelievers?
|Upward Sports Announces Redesigned, Rebranded "Upward Sports Team Shop"|
Friday, February 21, 2014
The new Upward Sports Team Shop is redesigned and rebranded with a new selection of offerings that enhance and reinforce the values of the 360 Progression.
|Loving People Trumps Everything|
Friday, February 14, 2014
On Valentine's Day, we celebrate the love in our lives. On this day & every day, keep in mind that our truest example of love is Christ's death on the cross.
|Close and Clean|
Thursday, January 30, 2014
There’s something about a new year that inspires us to want to start fresh and wipe the old slate clean. This year, stay close to Christ and clean from sin.
|Upward Sports Expands Into Higher Level of Competitive Soccer|
Monday, January 13, 2014
Upward Sports' new expansion soccer team, Upward Stars, joins the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL), the 4th Division of American professional men's soccer.
|Never Too Old – Beverly Chumley's Story|
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
When Beverly asked God to place her in a ministry, she had no idea that God would use her to reach kids and families through something like cheerleading.
|From Upward Basketball to Pepperdine Basketball - Paula Price's Story|
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Since age 5, Paula's son, AJ, has loved the game of basketball. Read about how Upward Basketball prepared him for college basketball at Pepperdine University.
|God's Perfect Timing - Myrna Gregory's Story|
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Sometimes we don't understand God's plan, but his timing is always perfect. Myrna's story is about just that - God's perfect timing and his work all around us.
|"This is Not Your Normal AAU Team. This is a Family." - Javis Howard's Story|
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Our Upward Stars coaches strive to develop athletes mentally, athleticly, spiritually, and socially, and Javis's story shows the impact of the 360 Progression™.
|An ALL IN Challenge – Kayla Buchanan's Story|
Friday, October 11, 2013
Kayla’s ALL IN Challenge began when she was at an Upward Sports Conference, turned to her friends, and said, “I know this might sound crazy, but I think God is wanting us to…”
|Upward Sports to Sponsor and Host A National Recreation and Sports Conference|
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
RecSpo, a national conference for sports ministry leaders, will be held at the Upward Star Center in Spartanburg, SC September 17 - 19, 2014.
|Upward Sports Announces Plans for a Multi-Sport Complex in Spartanburg, SC|
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The Upward Star Center, a 120,000 square foot facility, will make Spartanburg, SC the premier destination for youth sports events in the southeastern U.S.