• Short on Donations, District to Borrow to Cover Stadium Construction

    by Nick Blizzard November 2015

    A multiuse athletic complex at Miamisburg High School is expected to break ground this month. The football stadium would replace Harmon Field. MIAMISBURG - The Miamis-burg school district plans to borrow money to jump-start what has been touted as a privately funded multimillion dollar athletic complex and may use public money to help pay for the project.

  • 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.

  • PTA Purchases Soccer Goals For Students

    by D. Jackson Maxwell October 2015

    Grahamwood’s Parent Teacher Organization put up the money to purchase soccer goals so that the P.E. department could create a soccer field for the students.

  • Report Finds Athletic Facility Would Have $101 Economic Impact

    by Nicholas Deshais, October 2015

    Return on investment The complex would cost about $35 million to construct and $1million annually to operate in its first five years. In that time, the feasibility report estimates, the complex would generate more than $101 million in economic impact. Web resource: Read the sportsplex feasibility report at

  • Clothes Discarded By Marathoners Donated to Goodwil

    by JoAnne Viviano October 2015

    Marathon racers began tossing layers of clothing to the side of the road as early as Mile 2 on East Broad Street in Columbus at the 36th Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon on Sunday. The record 19,000 runners who participated in this year's Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus Marathon and Half-Marathon wasn't the only high number for the events. The Oct. 18 race also offered a laundry list of other stats. And one of the most impressive has to do specifically with runners' laundry.

  • Temple's Goal: 34,000-Seat, $100 Million Stadium

    by Marc Narducci and Dylan Purcell October 2015

    Temple's goal to build a football stadium on campus has received "some seven-figure commitments" for funding, the chairman of the university's board of trustees said Thursday. Chairman Patrick O'Connor confirmed that a proposed 35,000-seat stadium with an estimated cost of $100 million is being pursued for the northwest corner of campus. He said the issue is expected to be discussed at the December trustees meeting. "We are moving forward and exploring every option," he said. The stadium would rise about a block or two behind the Liacouras Center.

  • Rec Center Master Plan Funded by $97.5K Donation

    by Aleese Kopf Daily News Staff Writer October 2015

    With a hefty donation from the Mandel Foundation, a plan is underway to renovate the decades-old Palm Beach Recreation Center and Seaview Park.

  • Gamecocks Baseball Scores $7M Stadium Naming Deal

    by Staff report October 2015

    When South Carolina opens its 2016 baseball season, the Gamecocks will do so not in Carolina Stadium but in Founders Park.

  • Travel, Admission Fees Push Up Youth Sports Costs

    by The Buffalo News October 2015

    The Pop Warner Football League offers youngsters a chance to take part in a grand childhood tradition. But the opportunity to play in a travel league carries a cost, and that can be a barrier for those from low-income families. Often, coaches dig into their own pockets for uniforms, equipment and other expenses to cover children who cannot afford them. Now, the league has come under criticism for charging admission to its games at the Johnnie B. Wiley athletic complex in Buffalo - $3 for adults and $2 for children.

  • 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.