Academy Sports + Outdoors opened the company’s first store in Winston-Salem, NC, located at 3467 Burke Mill Road. The store is approximately 63,000 square feet and brings over 100 new jobs to the community. Academy Sports + Outdoors now has 12 stores throughout North Carolina.

“At Academy Sports + Outdoors, we believe that sports and outdoor activities help our customers thrive,” said Sam Johnson, Academy Sports + Outdoors’ executive vice president of retail operations. “From little league to university games, we offer everything you need to get on the field or cheer on the team, all at everyday low prices.”

Academy Sports has over 245 locations.