Academy Sports to open store in northeast Wichita

KSN News (file)
KSN News

KATY, Texas – Academy Sports + Outdoors announced Thursday that it will open a second location in Wichita at the intersection of Hwy. 96 & Greenwich Rd. in 2015.

“Our new store will provide local residents with an additional location for active-minded Wichita families to shop all their sports, outdoor and lifestyle needs at everyday low prices,” says Ken Attaway, Academy Sports + Outdoors executive vice president, chief operating officer. “We’re looking forward to offering local residents with a convenient location and continuing to be an active member of the community.”

Academy’s second Wichita store will be approximately 71,000 square feet and bring approximately 150 jobs to the area.

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