RECENT ARTICLES
  • 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.

  • City Seeks Community Input for New Park

    by Mechelle Hankerson February 2017

    Virginia Beach's parks and recreation department has a goal of providing a park or open space within a 10-minute walk of all residents, according to a release.

  • Maintaining Quality Athletic Fields on Any Budget

    by Emily Attwood January 2017

    It's a common theme across the country: youth sports organizations want more fields or more field time. Most don't have the funding to buy land and build their own fields, and municipal parks and recreation departments often have space but can't afford the cost of building or maintaining fields in the long run.

  • Washington DOH Finds No Link Between Turf and Cancer

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    The Washington State Department of Health has released the results of an investigation wherein it examined the relationship between playing soccer on synthetic turf and the early development of cancer. The DOH partnered with researchers from the University of Washington School of Public Health to investigate a list, compiled by the UW women’s assistant head soccer coach, of 53 Washington residents who both played soccer and developed cancer between the mid- ‘90s and the year 2016.

  • District to Use Crumb Rubber for Athletic Fields

    by Joseph Popiolkowski January 2017

  • CEO Defends FieldTurf Amid Reports of Product Failures

    by Jason Scott January 2017

    FieldTurf CEO Eric Daliere responded to recent negative coverage his company has received in an op-ed published by the New Jersey Star-Ledger last month.

  • Turf Industry Asks EPA for Final Decision

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    In response to a status report released on Dec. 30 by the Environmental Protection Agency regarding progress made on the Federal Research Action Plan on artificial turf, the Safe Fields Alliance (SFA) and the Synthetic Turf Council (STC) made a joint statement on Tuesday urging the EPA to present their full findings as soon as possible.