$30M Soccer Complex Coming to Atlanta?
by Mark Niesse; Staff August 2015
Supporters of a proposed $30 million soccer complex in DeKalb County say it could be a boon for the local economy, but some commissioners are warning that many of their constituents aren't on board with the plan.
College, Town Partnership Would Build Athletic Facilities
by Jay Rey; News Staff Reporter August 2015
Daemen College is in talks with the Town of Amherst to use the West Royal Parkway Recreation Area as a potential site for the college's soccer and lacrosse teams.
Park Board Approves Pacts for $22M Sports Complex
by Leann Eckroth, The Bismarck Tribune July 2015
The Mandan Park Board on Wednesday approved a joint powers and escrow agreement with the city and completed a list of other tasks to move forward on a $22 million sports complex and ballfield project.
Park Gets New Hoops Court, Thanks to Eagle Scout
by Pia Hallenberg, Spokesman Review (Spokane, WA) July 2015
There's a new basketball court at Browns Park in Spokane Valley. It was built as an Eagle Scout project, with help from Hoopfest. University High School senior Austin Dill, 17, has played basketball as long as he can remember, and he couldn't imagine a better Eagle Scout project than a new court.
City Opens Skate Park to Free, Unsupervised Use
by Michael J. Williams, The Press Enterprise (Riverside, CA.) July 2015
Open rolling now rules at both of Lake Elsinore's skateboard parks. As at the newly opened skateboard zone at Serenity Park on the south side of town, recreation officials are also leaving the gates of McVicker Canyon Park's skating rink open to users daily without on-site management.
Park's Fields, Facilities Not the Pride of End Users
by Christi Womack, Sarasota Herald Tribune (Florida) July 2015
As hundreds of children, coaches, parents and fans return to Wellfield Park for another fall sports season, they will be greeted by familiar sights: a pocked parking lot and fields that flood, inadequate bathrooms and problems that have persisted for years.
Another Teen Shot Dead in Albuquerque Park
by Nicole Perez & Robert Browman, Albuquerque Journal (New Mexico) July 2015
Another Albuquerque teenager is dead from gunfire. In the third incident in four months, Albuquerque juveniles were involved in a fatal shooting Monday morning. A 14-year-old was killed and two other teens were shot and injured around 2 a.m. while hanging out in a group at Pat Hurley Park on the city's West Side.
Details Emerge of Lease Impasse Between City, Park
by McCord Pagan, Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) July 2015
Badgett Fields, the northwest Knoxville park that has hosted youth athletics for decades, closed when the park’s owners refused to sell the property to the city of Knoxville, officials said Monday.
Gold Cup's Common Sod-on-Turf Setups Scrutinized
by Garrett Miley; For the Daily News July 2015
The pitch conditions throughout the CONCACAF Gold Cup have been a hot topic of discussion among players, commentators and fans alike.
Skaters' Long Wait for Place Within Sports Park to End
by Erin Donnelly, Orange County Register (California) July 2015
The Parks, Recreation, Senior and Youth Services Commission voted unanimously Monday to allow a skate park in the San Juan Sports Park, the latest in a decadeslong struggle to build a local skater sanctuary.