• School's Field Hockey Program Embraces New Turf

    by John Walk August 2015

    Most of the offseason work put in by field hockey players these days usually comes on a turf field. As a result, the game has turned into something entirely different for Cocalico field hockey players when a new high school season starts each fall and they step on their home grass field.

  • Field's Transition: From Baseball to Crime to Soccer

    by Cassidy Hansen Deseret News August 2015

    Unified police officers and nearly 30 children kicked around several orange soccer balls on the newly renovated Bruce Field on Wednesday, celebrating the park's official opening.

  • Master Plan First Step Toward Improving City's Parks

    by Evansville Courier & Press (Indiana) August 2015

    Evansville has a beautiful run of city parks, even if they may not all be in the best place for the most functional use by residents. Indeed, Evansville has a number of headline park facilities, among them Mesker Park Zoo, the Pigeon Creek Greenway, Wesselman Park Woods, the Riverfront, and many more.

  • Will Comcast Deal Bring Free Internet to Philly Parks?

    by Tricia L. Nadolny; Inquirer Staff Writer August 2015

    City Council may not be invited to the bargaining table where Philadelphia officials and Comcast Corp. executives are working out a new 15-year franchise agreement.

  • Opinion: 'Guns in Parks' Law Needs to Offer Flexibility

    by Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) August 2015

    When Gov. Bill Haslam signed the controversial “guns in parks” law in April, he warned of the unintended consequences of removing local control over whether to allow firearms in city or county parks.

  • Rain, Lawsuit Behind Delayed Turf Field Completion

    by Katlyn Smith By Katlyn Smith August 2015

    The new artificial turf field at Newton Park in Glen Ellyn likely won't make its scheduled debut at a youth football season opener, the latest hiccup in a project delayed by rains and challenged by a lawsuit.

  • $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.