• New High School Arena Ready for Interior Work

    by Alex Chambliss November 2015

    Cleveland City Schools officials, including members of the parent advisory council, recently took a sneak-peek tour of Cleveland High's Raider Arena, now under construction and expected to be completed in March.

  • UNC Building Indoor Football Practice Facility

    by John McCann November 2015

    Build stuff for kids. They'll come, North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said. The Tar Heels are on the verge of getting a new playground, an indoors facility for practicing football. Things like that attract good football players, Fedora said. Right now, the Duke Blue Devils and N.C. State Wolfpack - both have football-specific places to practice indoors - can tsk-tsk UNC when talking with high school recruits about facilities: Yeah, the Tar Heels have a nice-enough football center where they can lift weights and run on treadmills; but heaven help 'em when Mother Nature goes overboard watering the lawn.

  • HS Hoops Teams Tip Off in New $5.7M Gym

    by Kevin Mills November 2015

    It was the start of a new season and era Monday. The Lisbon High School basketball team took to the court for the first time this winter sports season, but this year's opening day of practices had new meaning for the Greyhounds, who practiced on a brand new court in the school's beautiful new gym. "It's pretty neat," said senior Bree Sautter, the lone senior on the girls' squad. "I never thought we'd be here. I never thought I'd see this. It's awesome."

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    by AB Staff November 2015

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  • School Board Shoots Down Request to Use Field

    by Rochelle A. Shenk November 2015

    PA Classics' request to use the turf field at Elden Rettew Stadium for its Winter College Showcase in December has been denied by Manheim Central School District officials.

  • Flexible Gym Design Accommodates More than Just Basketball

    by Wayne L. Hughes November 2015

    Many colleges, municipalities and high schools host sports, events and meetings in gymnasiums filled with history. But many of today's gyms — built in the 1970s, '60s and even earlier — were primarily sized for basketball: A standard 50-foot-wide court of 94 feet in length (at the college level) or 84 feet (at the high school level), and a (typically) too-small clearance around the perimeter. The perimeter walls were often structural, load-bearing walls of concrete block or brick.

  • $160M Bond May Not Be Able to Get HS Gym Air Conditioning

    by Hannah DelaCourt October 2015

    New Hanover County Schools is moving forward with several building projects to be funded through the $160 million school bond passed by voters last November.

  • District Approves $3.4M Gymnasium Construction Plan

    by Beatriz Alvarado October 2015

    The Corpus Christi ISD Board of Trustees Monday called for two $1.7 million gymnasiums to be added to construction plans for Los Encinos and Wilson elementary schools. The board debated the idea for about two hours, until board secretary Tony Diaz made a motion in favor of the plan and District 2 Trustee Tony Elizondo seconded it.

  • City's $4M in Park Upgrades to Include New Gymnasium

    by Christopher Placek October 2015

    Rosemont is planning $4 million worth of park improvements, including a gymnasium, behind the Westin Hotel and apartment buildings near River and Higgins roads. The new gym at Dunne Park will be constructed on the site of existing tennis courts and connected to an existing building via a new hallway.

  • Lawsuit Prompts District's $190K ADA Upgrades

    by Jason Nevel Staff Writer October 2015

    The Springfield School District is spending nearly $190,000 to add wheelchair-accessible drinking fountains and restrooms near the Lanphier High School gymnasium.