- Backyard Football Game Turned Charity Raises $250K
by Jim Mackinnon November 2016
In Medina County, what started as a family's annual Thanksgiving football game has morphed over the decades into a significant charity fundraiser. Thursday's event netted $245,000, the highest total yet.
- Baltimore Unveils New UA House Rec Center
by Courtney Cameron November 2016
On Tuesday, Under Armor CEO Kevin Plank unveiled the new UA House at Fayette, a recreation and community center in East Baltimore. The UA House project started with a revitalization of the former Carmelo Anthony Center, and has grown into a center for creative learning and innovation offering a recording studio, design lab, yoga and dance studio and other classrooms, workforce development and entrepreneurship center, and gymnasium. The entire project took 336 days to complete.
- University Kicks Off $1M Fundraiser for New Soccer Field
by Staff report November 2016
The University of Illinois Springfield athletic department officially launched this week a campaign to raise $1 million to replace the grass on its soccer field at Kiwanis Stadium with an artificial playing surface.
- District Begins Fundraising for $1.8M Turf Project
by Telegram & Gazette November 2016
After months of research by the high school improvement project team, the Shrewsbury school district unanimously approved the first phase of a $1.8 million capital campaign to replace the grass stadium field with artificial turf and resurface the track.
- National Program Promotes Use of Athletic Trainers
by Jason Scott November 2016
A new initiative is encouraging high schools across the country to expand the use of athletic trainers.
- Foundation Announces $1.5M Gift for UMaine Athletics
by Bangor Daily News November 2016
The award establishes the Alfond Fund in the University of Maine Foundation, focused on creating a centralized fundraising structure for UMaine Athletics and continuing support of the football program.
- Carolina Panthers Fund HS Hurricane Recovery
by Courtney Cameron October 2016
Not for the first time, the Carolina Panthers have stepped up to help high school athletics programs in North and South Carolina recover from losses due to hurricane damage.
- Nevada State Senate Approves $1.4B for Raiders Stadium
by Courtney Cameron October 2016
With the Nevada state legislature making quick decisions concerning funding for a new stadium for the Oakland Raiders, owner Mark Davis may have to follow through on his promise to move the team to Las Vegas. Following a designated public forum at the state capitol on Tuesday, the Nevada Senate voted 16-5 in approval of a $1.4 billion public funding package to build the Raiders a new home stadium and convention center in Las Vegas.
- 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.