Look what's new

By PrepsKC staff
Posted: September 28, 2013 - 12:29 AM



Academy Sports + Outdoors will open its second Kansas City Metro store 8 a.m. Friday in Olathe. The store is located at 14405 W. 135th St., Olathe, Kan.
 
Academy Sports + Outdoors kicked off the opening of its third Kansas store, which brings over 150 new jobs to the area, by donating $100 Academy gift cards to 50 deserving youth in the Greater Kansas City and letting them shop for anything in the store the day before it opens. This event was held today with the grand opening to the public taking place Friday.
 
The new store features over 71,000 square feet of footwear, apparel, sports and leisure products plus quality hunting, fishing and camping equipment at everyday low prices.
 
Academy Sports + Outdoors is a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer with a broad assortment of quality hunting, fishing and camping equipment and gear along with sports and leisure products, footwear, apparel and much more. The Texas-based company operates 166 stores throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
 
The Academy Sports + Outdoors philosophy is to deliver an unparalleled shopping experience by providing convenience, offering a broad selection of quality products, delivering exceptional customer service and selling the right stuff at everyday low prices. For more information about Academy Sports + Outdoors visit academy.com, facebook.com/academy, twitter.com/academy, pinterest.com/academy and youtube.com/academy.