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  • Police Use Seized Assets to Improve Harlem Gym

    by Maria Alvarez June 2016

    For the first time in 30 years, children at the Frederick Samuel Houses Community Center in central Harlem will play basketball on a new gym floor and have an electronic scoreboard — all paid with cash seized from drug traffickers.

  • County Debates Use of Park Funds for Braves Stadium

    by Carolyn Cunningham June 2016

    Representatives of the Cobb Parks Coalition have appealed to the Cobb County Board of Commissioners at every meeting for many months to fully fund the $40 million 2008 parks bond approved by 65 percent of the voters.

  • YMCA Seeks Donations for Expansion Effort

    by Judith McGinnis June 2016

    It’s a growth spurt 70 years in the making. YMCA of Wichita Falls is campaigning for funds for new and improved facilities to fulfill its mission of meeting community needs, from early childhood education to the health of families.

  • VW Employees Donate to Youth Soccer Program

    by Dave Flessner May 2016

    Volkswagen employees are helping to fund a new program with the Chattanooga Football Club to promote soccer as a way for low-income youth to live active and healthier lives.

  • Cell Tower Could Help Finance HS Football Stadium

    by Paul Leach May 2016

    A cell tower may be the ticket to the giving East Ridge High School a new football stadium. County commissioners and school board members are expected to hash out this possibility at a facility planning meeting Tuesday evening at schools central office on Hickory Valley Road.

  • Student Athletic Fees on the Rise

    by jhartsell@postandcourier.com April 2016

    Student athletic fees, which fuel college athletics at the state's mid-major schools, continue to rise in South Carolina. The state's six public mid-major schools (FCS and non-football Division I programs) raised their athletic fees for in-state students by an average of 11.5 percent in 2014-15, according to figures from the state Commission on Higher Education. The increases ranged from 51.4 percent at Coastal Carolina to 2.9 percent at College of Charleston, with South Carolina State decreasing its reported fee by 3 percent. The Citadel boosted its fee some 3.9 percent to $2,486 per student, while College of Charleston s fee rose almost 3 percent to $1,246 per student.

  • Developer Offers to Privately Fund Football Stadium

    by Harry Minium April 2016

    Developer Stephen Ballard has offered to provide private financing for a new football stadium he has proposed building at Old Dominion University, a significant departure from the traditional financing model for college athletics.

  • Seniors Go Topless to Fundraise for Rec Center

    by Emily Attwood October 2015

    Looking for a creative way to raise some extra funds for your recreation center project? Pilot Mound, small town in Manitoba is raising some eyebrows with its latest initiative — selling calendars featuring topless men in “flirty” poses.

  • Proposed St. Louis Stadium Finds Naming Sponsor

    by Jason Scott October 2015

    The proposed riverfront football stadium in St. Louis got a cash infusion late yesterday, as Missouri governor Jay Nixon’s stadium task force unveiled a $158 million sponsorship deal.

  • Sponsored Video: How to Make a Daktronics Video Board a Reality for Your High School

    by AB Staff August 2015

    This sponsored content was paid for by Daktronics. What is sponsored content?

    Thanks to Daktronics, video technology once reserved for the biggest and best professional venues is now possible at high schools everywhere. In this exclusive video, AB brings viewers on an all-access look at Daktronics headquarters in Brookings, South Dakota and shows how the company is bringing the professional game day experience to the prep level.

    You'll learn how high schools are implementing video boards into their athletic events and academic curriculum, benefiting students beyond the playing field. Plus, see how Daktronics can help schools of all sizes (and budgets) afford a video board.