University Opens 78-Acre Complex as First 'Home Fields'
by Eliot Kleinberg Palm Beach Post Staff Writer September 2014
The campus will be used by more than 190 student-athletes in NCAA Division II competition, plus some 1,100 intramural participants.
Parks Dept. Gets Grant for Playground at Sports Complex
by LESLIE DIXON, LESLIE DIXON, Staff Writer September 2014
The Norway Parks and Recreation Department has been awarded a $19,429 grant from New Balance Foundation to develop a playground at the Lovejoy Farm Sports Complex.
Photos: High School Grounds Crew Mows Synthetic Turf
by Michael Gaio September 2014
A member of the grounds crew at a Maryland high school took a lawn mower to the school's football field yesterday morning. This typically routine task was complicated by one major problem: the field isn't grass, it's synthetic turf.
Use of Turf Farms for Sports Events Disputed in N.J.
by Edward Colimore; Inquirer Staff Writer September 2014
For Tuckahoe Turf Farms, use of its sprawling fields by soccer teams is simply a no-brainer: It grows turf for recreational venues, so allowing games on the farm is a way to market the product and demonstrate its quality.
New $18M Rec/Athletic Complex Creates 'Campus Feel'
by Miguel Rodriguez; News Sports Reporter September 2014
'Scrimmage Saturday' meant the first football event at the new Niagara Falls High School Recreation and Athletic Complex.
Skate Park Operators Appeal for More Funding
by Thomas J. Prohaska; News Niagara Reporter September 2014
The board of trustees of Lockport Community Service said the Rail Yard Skateboarding Park has accomplished the goal it set when it opened in 2007, which was to give city youths a safe area to use skateboards.
Town Gets $2.5M to Move Ballfields
by Alexandra Seltzer August 2014
The A.G. Holley State Hospital road to transformation can officially begin. Lantana Development LLC., a partnership between Southeast Legacy and Wexford Capital, plans to close on the 70-plus-acre property by Friday and will wire $15.6 million to the state, said the developer's attorney, Alan Ciklin.
Drought Dictates School's Installation of Synthetic Turf
by Linda Stewart, Special to the Times Record News August 2014
The Leo Brittain Field at Lion Stadium in Vernon has a fresh new look and is ready for the influx of fans and football players for the first home game Sept. 13 when the Vernon Lions face the Burkburnett Bulldogs.
Video: 2014 Facilities of Merit Preview
by Michael Gaio August 2014
The Architectural Showcase is always one of the highlights of the year here at Athletic Business. We invite architects, builders, consultants and facility owners to submit their best work from the previous three years. The difficult part is choosing just 10 of these outstanding facilities to earn the honor of being recognized as our Facilities of Merit.
Town Considers Private Help for Public Golf Courses
by Jay Rey; News Staff Reporter August 2014
The Town of Amherst is once again considering privatizing its three public golf courses in hopes of cutting costs and stemming mounting losses.