Facilities: Gym & Fieldhouse
Video Emerges of Argyle Athletic Facility Collapse
by Michael Gaio April 2015
Two workers have died in the construction of a new athletic facility for Argyle High School near Dallas. Now video of the structure’s collapse that killed 36-year-old Julio Ledesma has been released.
Protecting Gym Lighting, Sprinklers and Scoreboards
by Emily Attwood April 2015
In January, dozens of visitors complained of feeling sick after attending a basketball game at Roby High School gymnasium in Texas. Administrators went so far as to have the bleachers removed and tested for chemical residue before uncovering the culprit a couple of weeks later: a broken light bulb over the visitors' bleachers emitting UV radiation.
HS Athletic Facility Construction Halted by Deaths
by Michael Gaio April 2015
After two deaths in one week, Argyle Independent School District near Dallas is halting work on a new high school athletic facility.
Facility Offers Indoor Obstacles for Parkour Enthusiasts
by Allison Ward, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH April 2015
The gym, which will host its first introduction-to-parkour series on Saturday, has a variety of classes, including parkour for women or toddlers and, throughout the week, workouts of the day.
New Gym's Inability to Fit Title Banners Rankles Some
by Donna Boynton, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF April 2015
Sutton High School athletic teams have been winning championships since 1952, and until three years ago, individual banners marking each league, division and state championship hung in the school's gymnasium.
Panel Opts for Fieldhouse Addition Over Science Facility
by Kevin Murphy, For TH Media March 2015
A state panel Tuesday recommended including a $15 million addition to the Williams Fieldhouse at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in the state's next capital budget but not a $19.7 million renovation of the campus' primary science facility.
New School Gym to Lift Lockers, Weights from Basement
by Christopher Placek, Chicago Daily Herald March 2015
From above, Maine West High School in Des Plaines appears as the hub and spokes of a bicycle wheel. The school was designed and built in 1959 with the intention of having three self-contained high schools within one building, each wing with a principal and small gymnasium of its own.
N.D. State Basketball Thrives While in Facilities Flux
by Jim Meehan email@example.com, (208) 659-3791 March 2015
The coaching offices are in an industrial park off campus. Players lift weights in a vacant grocery store.
School Discovers Toxic Dirt Under Demolished Gym
by DAVID DANELSKI, STAFF WRITER March 2015
Work has begun on a $400,000 project at the California School for the Deaf, Riverside, to remove about 2,900 tons of soil contaminated with unsafe levels of lead, arsenic and two kinds of pesticides that have been banned for decades because of their toxicity.
School's Arena Construction Progresses Despite Cold
by Paul Leech, Chattanooga Times Free Press March 2015
Despite numerous days lost to inclement weather, construction of Raider Arena, Cleveland High School's new gymnasium, is making good progress, says city school board member Charlie Cogdill.