Facilities: Gym & Fieldhouse
2014 Facilities of Merit: Holaday Athletic Center
by AB Editors October 2014
Holaday Athletic Center | U.S. Air Force Academy | USAFA, Colo.
Standing six and a half stories tall and housing a regulation-size football field, the Holaday Center makes an impression based on size alone, but its design specifics drew accolades from judges.
Coming Monday: 2014 Facilities of Merit Winners
by AB Editors October 2014
For two weeks beginning Monday, the 10 winners of the 2014 Facilities of Merit awards will be announced on AthleticBusiness.com.
Middle School's $3M Gym Has Look of HS Facility
by Megan Erbacher October 2014
With crowded bleachers behind him, Perry Heights Middle School Principal Charles Goodman put his arm around Morgan Whitehead while holding a cellphone in his other hand to take the first selfie in the school’s new regulation-sized gymnasium.
HS Fieldhouse, Track Up for Third Bond Vote in Two Years
by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling Valley News Staff Writer September 2014
After two previous bond initiatives left the project unfunded, the School Board voted last week to put the issue on the November ballot in the form of a $3.5 million bond.
Multipurpose Activity Courts Deliver Campus Rec Options
by Paul Steinbach September 2014
They are confined playing fields with near-limitless functionality. Since their rise to prominence on college campuses two decades ago, multipurpose activity courts have maintained their go-to status among both recreation facility designers and end-users looking to pack the most programming punch into one self-contained indoor space.
Concerns Over Precedent as Gym Usage Fee Waived
by Dave Dahl September 2014
A youth athletics organization can use gymnasiums in the Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District without worrying about the cost. The Board of Education has waived the $1,800 fee for Springville Youth Inc. for its boys and girls basketball teams to play in the district's gymnasiums.
Developer Resets Financing Deadline for Fieldhouse Project
by Steven Matthews September 2014
GoodSports Enterprises could begin construction on its $22 million fieldhouse/hotel complex in Huber Heights before the end of the year, if the company secures its financing by Nov. 15 - the new date it has given to city officials.
U. of Utah's $36M Basketball Facilities Project Underway
by Dirk Facer Deseret News September 2014
When complete, the Utes will play in an upgraded Huntsman Center and move into a brand new practice and training complex next to it.
School Board Waives Bid Process for Repairs After Storm Damage
by Melissa Silverberg email@example.com September 2014
The severe storm that ripped through the suburbs Friday afternoon caused as much as $5 million in damages at Wheeling High School that need to be fixed immediately, officials said.
Floor Jeopardized after Storm Rips Roof Off HS Gym
by John Reynolds Staff Writer September 2014
School officials in Virginia (ill.) hope to learn Wednesday whether the gym floor at the high school can be saved from water damage after high winds ripped the roof off the building late last week.