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11/15/2022

Academy Sports Opens Two New Locations

The stores in West Virginia and Florida bring the retailer's 2022 grand openings to nine with more planned for the New Year.
Greg Sleter
Associate Publisher/Executive Editor
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Academy Sports + Outdoor

Academy Sports + Outdoors has opened two new stores, one in Barboursville, W. Va, and the other in Tampa Bay, Fla. 

The Barboursville store is more than 60,000 square feet and is located at 30 Tanyard Station Drive, in Tanyard Station shopping center. The Tampa store in Pinellas Park is 50,000 square feet and is located at 7230 US Hwy 19 N.  

Academy has opened nine new stores in 2022. The Barboursville store marks the first in the state of West Virginia, and Pinellas Park marks the first Academy store in Tampa Bay and 14th in Florida. Academy plans to continue its expansion efforts beyond 2022, with the goal of opening 80 to 100 new stores over the next five years.

Academy carries an array of national brands and also offers everyday value and quality through its exclusive, private label brands such as Magellan Outdoors, Freely, R.O.W., BCG, H2O Xpress, Mosaic and O'Rageous, which cover outdoor apparel and equipment, women’s and men’s apparel, workout attire, fishing equipment, outdoor furniture and water gear, respectively.