RECENT ARTICLES
  • Columnist: Time for UTC Track Supporters to Ante Up

    by Mark Wiedmer February 2015

    Standing room only. That's the crowd that packed the Raccoon Mountain Room at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's University Center on Tuesday afternoon.

  • NFL Alum Bulger Endows $50K WVU Scholarship

    by MIKE CASAZZA February 2015

    More than 14 years after playing his final game at West Virginia University, Marc Bulger is aiming his efforts at his alma mater.

  • Sluggish Fundraising May Delay U. of Minnesota Project

    by JOE CHRISTENSEN; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) February 2015

    The University of Minnesota's chief financial officer said that the school has a "big hill to climb" with fundraising if it's going to begin construction of its proposed $150 million athletics facilities project by October.

  • FGCU Gets $1M Toward Strength and Conditioning

    by Greg Hardwig ghardwig@naplesnews.com 239-263-4767 February 2015

    Longtime donors Jim and Donna Sublett donated $1 million for Alico Arena’s strength and conditioning facility exclusively for FGCU’s 250 student-athletes.

  • Sports, Fitness Expo Raises Money for Abilene Youths

    by Brandon McAuliffe February 2015

    Contests including a quarterback skills competition and a long-drive golf challenge — and booths where people could try their hands at fast pitch, soccer and basketball — were some of the activities attendees at the annual West Texas Sports and Fitness Expo could enjoy.

  • Gift to Cover Half of School's $1.37M Sports Building

    by Susan Dibble sdibble@dailyherald.com February 2015

    Wheaton's St. Francis High School will break ground this spring on a $1.37 million building to house some sports programs and accommodations for spectators.

  • Bucks Could Tap NBA Loan Pool for Arena Financing

    by DON WALKER, dwalker@journalsentinel.com Milwaukee Journal Sentinel February 2015

    With the legislative debate about to begin on Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to invest $220 million in state bonds toward a new Milwaukee sports arena, the Milwaukee Bucks have another financing option at their disposal.

  • Region Split on Who Should Pay for Bills Stadium

    by Jerry Zremski, News Washington Bureau Chief February 2015

    Erie County voters find themselves split over whether they should bear part of the cost burden for a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills.

  • Property Tax Bill May Doom Local Little League

    by jhartsell@postandcourier.com February 2015

    Crowfield Little League owes a two-year property tax bill of about $7,200. The first payment is due Feb. 9, and the league can cover that payment after collecting its registration fees over the next two weekends. But the balance of the tax bill will be due by June, and that will be much tougher to make, he said.

  • Tech, Funding Drive High School Scoreboard Upgrades

    by Dennis Van Milligen November 2014

    Beyond the playing surface itself, sports fans' eyes are drawn most often to one must-have venue amenity: the scoreboard. For high school administrators committed to modernizing their facilities without the funding to do so, scoreboards are increasingly seen as a great place to start. "Budgets are tighter than they've ever been," says Mike Daniel, CEO for Murray, Ky.-based Sportable Scoreboards. "Athletics has such a broad footprint, as it draws in so many folks to the school, that athletic administrators have to come across as putting their best foot forward, and a scoreboard is a big part of that."