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  • Symptoms Subside for Fans, Players Who Visited Gym

    by Christopher Collins, Abilene Reporter-News January 2015

    About 130 students, faculty and parents who attended a series of Roby-Trent basketball games Tuesday complained of sore throats, headaches and swollen, irritated eyes. Other schools who have visited the gym this season made similar complaints.

  • School's Gymnasium Linked to Visitor Illnesses

    by Christopher Collins, Abilene Reporter-News January 2015

    The illness specifically has struck visiting basketball teams and the people who come to watch them play this season, leaving some with sore throats, headaches and swollen, itchy eyes.

  • New Domed School Gym Will Double as Disaster Shelter

    by Timothy Chipp timothy.chipp@reporternews.com 325-676-6776 Twitter: @TimothyChippARN January 2015

    Eastland Independent School District superintendent Jason Cochran said the domed building, expected to be completed by the summer, will provide an extra layer of security for everyone.

  • 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.

  • New Projects: Wilmington Center for Sport Sciences | Armed Services YMCA

    by Emily Attwood December 2014

    Breaking Ground

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.