• Backboard Collapse Forces Basketball Teams to Relocate

    by Special to The Post and Courier October 2014

    The Charleston Southern men's and women's basketball teams may be forced to open their respective seasons in high school gyms after a backboard expansion collapsed at CSU Field House.

  • Gym Height Requires Rezoning of School Relocation Site

    by Kitty Conley, Sun-Times Media October 2014

    The planned move of Illiana Christian High School from Lansing to Lake County, Indiana, cleared a major hurdle last week when the county board of zoning appeals recommended approval of a zoning variance to allow a new school to be built.

  • 2014 Facilities of Merit: Middlebury College Squash Center

    by AB Editors October 2014

    Middlebury College Squash Center | Middlebury, Vt.

    There are upgrades, and then there is the Middlebury College Squash Center, which replaces an air-supported structure incapable of hosting tournaments.

  • 2014 Facilities of Merit: Holaday Athletic Center

    by AB Editors October 2014

    Holaday Athletic Center | U.S. Air Force Academy | USAFA, Colo.

    Standing six and a half stories tall and housing a regulation-size football field, the Holaday Center makes an impression based on size alone, but its design specifics drew accolades from judges.

  • Coming Monday: 2014 Facilities of Merit Winners

    by AB Editors October 2014

    For two weeks beginning Monday, the 10 winners of the 2014 Facilities of Merit awards will be announced on

  • Middle School's $3M Gym Has Look of HS Facility

    by Megan Erbacher October 2014

    With crowded bleachers behind him, Perry Heights Middle School Principal Charles Goodman put his arm around Morgan Whitehead while holding a cellphone in his other hand to take the first selfie in the school’s new regulation-sized gymnasium.

  • HS Fieldhouse, Track Up for Third Bond Vote in Two Years

    by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling Valley News Staff Writer September 2014

    After two previous bond initiatives left the project unfunded, the School Board voted last week to put the issue on the November ballot in the form of a $3.5 million bond.

  • Multipurpose Activity Courts Deliver Campus Rec Options

    by Paul Steinbach September 2014

    They are confined playing fields with near-limitless functionality. Since their rise to prominence on college campuses two decades ago, multipurpose activity courts have maintained their go-to status among both recreation facility designers and end-users looking to pack the most programming punch into one self-contained indoor space.

  • Concerns Over Precedent as Gym Usage Fee Waived

    by Dave Dahl September 2014

    A youth athletics organization can use gymnasiums in the Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District without worrying about the cost. The Board of Education has waived the $1,800 fee for Springville Youth Inc. for its boys and girls basketball teams to play in the district's gymnasiums.

  • Developer Resets Financing Deadline for Fieldhouse Project

    by Steven Matthews September 2014

    GoodSports Enterprises could begin construction on its $22 million fieldhouse/hotel complex in Huber Heights before the end of the year, if the company secures its financing by Nov. 15 - the new date it has given to city officials.