• Greensboro Set to Host Youth Baseball Tournament

    by Jeff Mills March 2017

    The Inner City Classic is coming back to the Gate City. The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League announced Wednesday that Greensboro will host the organization's 27th annual signature event at city Parks & Rec baseball diamonds July 14-18.

  • Groundskeeper Looms Large in Sports Landscape

    by David Dorsey March 2017

    George Toma has guided the grounds crew at all 51 Super Bowls. He has installed and maintained fields for the NFL in London, Barcelona, Tokyo and Mexico City among others cities worldwide.

  • County Makes Impressive Progress on Parks

    by Susan Ladd March 2017

    After a year of turmoil in which the Guilford County Commissioners, the Guilford County Parks and Recreation Department and the volunteer Parks and Recreation Commission were frequently at odds with the public - and sometimes each other - this year is beginning with a flurry of positive activity.

  • Parking Outside NCAA Venues Costly

    by Barbara O'Brien March 2017

    Some basketball fans were surprised to see Buffalo parking rates doubled or more for the first round of the NCAA basketball tournament Thursday.

  • District Rules Out Crumb Rubber Infill Amid Concerns

    by Sun Journal March 2017

    School Administrative District 75 has ruled out a controversial product as an option for synthetic turf field infill at a new Mt. Ararat High School.

  • European Report: No Need for Crumb Rubber Concerns

    by Jason Scott March 2017

    A report published by the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) on Tuesday indicated that there is little cause for concern regarding exposure to chemicals as a result of contact with synthetic turf surfaces and recycled crumb rubber infill.

  • Flyers, Penguins Look Forward to Playing at Heinz Field

    by STAFF WRITER February 2017

    For one night, they will rewind the clock. Back to when they were kids playing on a frozen pond. Back to when they weren't questioned about collapsing since their 10-game winning streak ended.

  • Pop-Up Park Proposed for Memphis

    by Ryan Poe February 2017

    The city and its partners are working to bring in a number of basketball courts and an area for food trucks in front of the park formerly known as Jefferson Davis Park.

  • Voters Approve $1.45M Bond for Natural Turf

    by Scott Eidler February 2017

    Voters in the Sag Harbor school district approved a $1.45 million bond referendum Wednesday for a natural grass athletic field and other work, reversing course on a controversial proposal to use synthetic turf.

  • High School Reveals Plans for New Track

    by Megan Erbacher February 2017

    After "quite some time," Bosse High School track and field students will be able to host meets starting next school year.