• 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

    Breaking Ground

    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


    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.

  • Designing the Modern College Football Practice Facility

    by Emily Attwood November 2014

    Recruiting the best athletes is only part of staying ahead of the competition in college athletics; schools also need to have the resources to train the best athletes.

  • U. of Wyoming Wrestlers Fired Up About New Facilities

    by Scott Nulph November 2014

    Tyler Cox remembers being recruited by University of Wyoming wrestling coach Mark Branch during his senior year at Gillette High. Part of the pitch was that UW was building something special, including new facilities.

  • 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.