Facilities: Gym & Fieldhouse
HS Players Use T-Shirts to Take a Stand... For a New Gym
by EVAN F. MOORE December 2014
Morgan Park High School's boys basketball team joined in on the recent trend of using T-shirts to take a public stand on an issue - though one not nearly as important as the national debate over police shootings of unarmed black men.
How to Keep Costly ‘Scope Creep’ at Bay When Building
by Oliver Snider, Guest Contributor December 2014
Reading The New York Times’ latest account of the costly and troubled World Trade Center Transportation Hub project, there came a point where I recognized that the scale of the disaster — $2 billion over budget and six years behind schedule — was all that separated that project from the typical campus project beset by scope creep.
Per Court Order, Gym Contract Goes to Low Bidder
by BONNIE WASHUK, Staff Writer December 2014
The job of building a new gym for Lisbon High School will go to the lowest bidder, the Lisbon School Committee decided Monday.
New Projects: Wilmington Center for Sport Sciences | Armed Services YMCA
by Emily Attwood December 2014
Court Awards $5M School Gym Project to Low Bidder
by Sun Journal (Lewiston, Maine) December 2014
A superior court judge has ruled that the Lisbon School Department violated state law in awarding a $5 million construction project to the next-lowest bidder rather than the lowest bidder,
In Face of Field House Plans, Public Pushes for HS Track
by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling Valley News Staff Writer November 2014
As the Hartford School District moves forward with plans to build an athletic field house at the high school, proponents of a plan to instead spend that money on a track have accused the school board of going against the wishes of the public.
New Projects: Campus Crossroads | Xavier University | Southlake Community Rec
by Emily Attwood November 2014
The University of Notre Dame begins construction this month on Campus Crossroads (pictured), a $400 million project that will add three academic buildings and premium seating onto Notre Dame Stadium.
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."
U. of Maryland Eyes Cole Field House as Football Facility
by Michael Gaio November 2014
Maryland has moved from a “basketball conference” in the ACC to a “football conference” in the Big Ten, at least in the eyes of head football coach Randy Edsall.
Indoor Soccer Complex Draws Ire as State Tourney Site
by MARK SMITH ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR November 2014
They did build it - in fact, they rebuilt it - and they did come. But, many - probably most - would like to leave the APS Soccer Complex behind when it comes to the state tournament.