Springfield is home to professional and collegiate athletics teams and many local, regional and national sporting events. Springfield is also home to many different sports organizations and programs. When in Springfield, we invite you to check out our home teams as well as our sports-related attractions!
Double A Baseball
The Springfield Cardinals are the Double A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cardinals play their home games at Hammons Field in downtown Springfield. Springfield has been the Double A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals since 2005.
World Team Tennis
The Springfield Lasers are a World TeamTennis (WTT) Pro League franchise. Since 1996, the Springfield Lasers have been managed through the Springfield-Greene County Park Board. The home venue for the Lasers is the 2,500-seat Cooper Tennis Complex.
Baptist Bible Patriots
The Baptist Bible College (BBC) Patriots compete in four sports. BBC is located at 628 E. Kearney in Springfield.
Drury University is a member of the Great Lakes Valley Conference and competes at the Division II level. Drury competes in 17 sports. The Drury University campus is located in central Springfield at 900 N. Benton.
Evangel University Crusaders
Evangel University competes in the Heart of America Athletic Conference and is a member of the NAIA. Evangel competes in 12 sports. Evangel University is also centrally located in Springfield at 1111 N. Glenstone Avenue.
Missouri State University Bears
Missouri State University is a member of the Missouri Valley Conference and competes at the Division I level. Missouri State participates in 16 different sports. The Missouri State University campus is located at 901 S. National in the heart of Springfield.
Springfield Area High School Teams
Central High School
Central High School is home to the Central Bulldogs.
423 E. Central
Springfield, Missouri 65802
Glendale High School
Glendale High School is home to the Glendale Falcons.
2727 S. Ingram Mill Road
Springfield, Missouri 65804
Greenwood Laboratory School
Greenwood is home to the Greenwood Blue Jays.
901 South National
Springfield, Missouri 65897
Hillcrest High School
Hillcrest High School is home to the Hillcrest Hornets.
3319 N. Grant
Springfield, Missouri 65803
Kickapoo High School
Kickapoo High School is home to the Kickapoo Chiefs.
3710 S. Jefferson Ave.
Springfield, Missouri 65807
New Covenant Academy
New Covenant Academy is home to the New Covenant Academy Warriors
3304 S. Cox Rd.
Springfield, Missouri 65807
Parkview High School
Parkview High School is home to the Parkview Vikings.
516 W Meadowmere St
Springfield, Missouri 65807
Springfield Catholic High School
Springfield Catholic is home to the Springfield Catholic Fightin’ Irish
2340 S. Eastgate
Springfield, Missouri 65809
Organizations & Clubs
Lake Country Soccer
Lake Country Soccer was founded in 1984 by parents and soccer enthusiasts looking for a home for their kids to play soccer in Springfield. Since then, Lake Country Soccer has grown into a 55+ acre facility with 18 outdoor fields (7 of which are lighted) and an indoor facility (2 fields) serving close to 2,500 registered youth players and nearly 12,000 visitors annually.
Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in Springfield showcases sports memorabilia of Missouri athletes and interactive displays. The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame programming includes the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony, Sports Enthusiast Luncheons for baseball, basketball, football and more throughout the year.
Show Me Collegiate League
The Show Me Collegiate League, a summer collection of college standouts from coast to coast and beyond, made its debut on June 1, 2016 at U.S. Baseball Park, with more than 100 players converging for the summer of play in the wood bat league.
Springfield Amateur Softball Association
The Springfield Amateur Softball Association was founded in April 1935 and consisted of leagues from the Frisco railroad and local churches. Since that time the association has grown to include men’s fast and slow pitch, women’s and coed slow pitch, and youth fast pitch tournaments. We continue our involvement with local, state, regional tournaments and national qualifiers, and since the late 1960’s our involvement with hosting national championships. Springfield facilities rank near the top, and we have been privileged to host 30 national championships. Since 1991, twenty-one of these tournaments have received the James Farrell Award of Excellence from the ASA.
Springfield-Greene County Park Board
The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is committed to providing the highest quality of leisure opportunities, to offering programs for relaxation as well as stimulation, and to encouraging personal and community enrichment for the citizens of Springfield, Missouri.
Springfield Roller Derby
Springfield Roller Derby is the area’s nationally ranked flat-track Roller Derby team. We have been skater owned and operated since our inception in 2006, and became a member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association (WFTDA) in 2011.
The WFTDA maintains high standards of excellence and we constantly strive to adhere to them. SRD is always accepting new members to our organization whether they skate or not. Our league members help in all aspects of our game from skating to officiating, and we appreciate them in all they do! Our mission is to be active athletes who have fun while inspiring each other, and the greater community, with our hard work, determination, social consciousness, and good sportsmanship.
Springfield Rugby Football Club
Since 1983, the Springfield Rugby Football Club (SRFC) has been celebrating the sport of rugby in the Springfield area. The club is part of the Heart of America Union, and has played regional and international teams. The season is divided between spring and fall, with matches played on Saturdays. SRFC is one of the few club teams in the nation to own a full-sized pitch, Springfield Rugby Park.
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