• District Approves $4.4M Spending Plan

    by Frances Parrish September 2015

    Students can expect to see new computers in the media centers this school year, as part of the 1-cent sales tax project initiative approved by voters in November. The expenditure plan was unanimously approved by the Williamston-based Anderson School District 1 board of trustees Tuesday night.

  • South Bend Tourism Officials Eye Indoor Sports Center

    by Jeff Parrott South Bend Tribune September 2015

    Hoping to capitalize on the growing youth travel sports industry, Michiana tourism officials want to see if they can fill more hotel rooms with dedicated parents and young athletes. St. Joseph County's Convention & Visitors Bureau, branded as Visit South Bend Mishawaka, plans to hire Chicago-based consultant Hunden Strategic Partners to study whether the market could sustain an indoor sports facility that would host travel basketball, volleyball and soccer tournaments, said Rob DeCleene, Visit South Bend Mishawaka's executive director.  The study would be funded with $50,000 from the county's hotel/motel tax board, would begin in January and be completed by the end of April.

  • U. of Memphis Breaks Ground on Basketball Facility

    by Jason Smith 9015295804 September 2015

    Speaking before a group of University of Memphis donors and fans gathered Friday for a ceremonial groundbreaking on a 58,000-square-foot men ’s basketball practice and training facility, former Tigers point guard Bill Laurie became emotional as he remembered the coach who recruited him.

  • Six-Court Volleyball Facility Is Development Destination

    by Budd Bailey News Sports Reporter September 2015

    The Buffalo Niagara Court Center has turned into a collection point for many of the area's top players, particularly outside the high school season in times other than the fall when high schools are playing their schedules.

  • Shuttered Health Club Agrees to Refund Memberships

    by The Union Leader September 2015

    A Hanover Street health club that closed in May has entered an agreement with the Attorney General's office to resolve allegations it engaged in unfair or deceptive business practices.

  • District to Review How Gymnasium Use Is Allocated

    by Julie Becker,, Germantown-Menomonee Falls Now September 2015

    After reviewing facility use waiver requests from two basketball groups, the Germantown school board expressed concern about whether the groups' requests for frequent use of multiple gymnasiums in the district would prevent other groups from utilizing the spaces.

  • Six Injured in Construction Collapse at Bryant University

    by Jason Scott September 2015

    Six construction workers were injured Tuesday when the steel framework of the field house they were working on suddenly collapsed at Bryant University in Rhode Island.

  • Structural Problems Found in HS Gym, Repairs Delayed

    by Rita Giordano August 2015

    An investigation by Haddonfield School District engineers has revealed structural problems at J. Fithian Tatem Elementary School and the high school's main gymnasium and cafeteria that require stabilization.

  • Private Prep School Constructing $10M Sports Facility

    by Thomas Bailey Jr. 9015292388 August 2015

    Christian Brothers High School is starting construction on a $10 million, collegiate-level sports building, raising lots of money and the ante among the Memphis-area private schools it competes against.

  • Lawsuit Blames Dirty Wrestling Mat for MRSA Outbreak

    by Selim Algar August 2015

    Administrators at a Long Island high school are being slammed for not flipping over a sodden wrestling mat for seven sweaty years -- a failure that led to a rash of potentially lethal staph infections, according to a new $12 million lawsuit.