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  • HS Moves Forward with Field House Plans

    by Frances Parrish July 2016

    A new field house is in the works for Crescent High School. The Anderson School District 3 board of trustees recently agreed to move forward with the design phase, said board Chairman Curtis Wiles. In a special called meeting last week, the trustees amended the contract with MB Kahn Construction Co.

  • Pulling Off Today’s Bold Basketball Floors

    by AB Editors June 2016

    Not long ago, gym floor specialists were known mainly for their ability to travel long distances to a job, use their riding sanders to sand vast expanses of maple, paint their lines and walk miles back and forth to get finish on the floor. It wasn't a niche involving much creativity or imagination, and, except for painting the lines, it didn't require much finesse, either.

  • Damaged by Flooding, HS Gym Floor to Be Replaced

    by Chris Thomas June 2016

    Alcoa High School’s auxiliary gym floor was destroyed last week when a mainline water pipe burst on consecutive days, causing parts of the 1-year-old building to flood.

  • Utah Valley U. Breaks Ground on $3.5M Practice Facility

    by Hayden Kim June 2016

    The new $3.5 million, 14,500-square-foot practice and conditioning center will offer 8,000 square feet of court space, nine basketball standards and what the program calls "game-day atmosphere" graphics.

  • School Slated for New Scoreboards in Gym, Stadium

    by Michael Canfield June 2016

    A new high school sign and several new scoreboards will be installed over the summer in the Amherst Central School District, making use of contingency funds from the district's last capital project.

  • Police Use Seized Assets to Improve Harlem Gym

    by Maria Alvarez June 2016

    For the first time in 30 years, children at the Frederick Samuel Houses Community Center in central Harlem will play basketball on a new gym floor and have an electronic scoreboard — all paid with cash seized from drug traffickers.

  • Energy Savings Help Finance New HS Gym Floor

    by Jane Ford-Stewart June 2016

    Just one month worth of energy savings in the Muskego-Norway schools were nearly enough to pay for a new floor in the Salentine gym at Muskego High School.

  • Community Plans to Refinance Sports Complex Debt

    by Robert Sanchez June 2016

    Lisle is moving ahead with plans to refinance $4.2 million of debt incurred 12 years ago during construction of the Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex — despite calls from some residents to reconsider.

  • Richt Donating $1M to Miami Indoor Practice Facility

    by Matt Porter May 2016

    Mark Richt told boosters in Chicago last week he was donating $1 million of his money to fund Miami's indoor practice facility, several sources who were at the event told the Post.

  • New and Improved: Fitness Equipment, Pool Pumps and More

    by AB Staff May 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.