RECENT ARTICLES
  • City Council Wants Regional Sports Complex ASAP

    by Matt Woolbright February 2015

    The City Council wants a regional sports complex built in Corpus Christi, and they want it now. The discussion followed a presentation by city staff recommending that the council not move forward on a contract with the sole bidder for such a complex.

  • Unsafe Baseball Fields to Get $10K in Playability Fixes

    by Kirk Brown kirk.brown@independentmail.com 864-260-1259 Follow Kirk Brown on Twitter @KirkBrown_AIM February 2015

    Belton city officials agreed Tuesday to spend about $10,000 on improvements for two baseball fields at Jaycee Park.

  • Sports Complex to Finally Get $70K Playground

    by Ryan Lewis February 2015

    City leaders have been working for more than six months to add a sizable playground to Kimball Park's Chester Blevins Sports Complex, and now that project is about to get underway.

  • Eighty Percent of District's Play Areas Called Unsafe

    by Alexis Huicochea Arizona Daily Star February 2015

    Of the 84 playgrounds in Tucson Unified School District schools, 69 have significant safety hazards.

  • Park District Investing in Rare Year-Round Ski Jump

    by JOHN REINAN; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) February 2015

    The Minneapolis Ski Club and Three Rivers Park District will spend about $750,000 over the next 18 months for improvements to the Bloomington ski jumping facility.

  • Recreational Reuse Sought for Historic Military Fort

    by pfindlay@postandcourier.com February 2015

    The Mound behind Stith Park was born in time of war. Now, the Town Council is considering developing it for recreation. So far, ideas include an in-ground slide, a walking trail at the top and historical markers.

  • Major Gifts to Fund School's $4M Field Upgrade

    by The Buffalo News (New York) January 2015

    St. Francis High School in Athol Springs has gained a reputation over the years for fielding competitive football teams. Unfortunately, the school's football field - on Camp Road, across the street from the main campus - hasn't measured up.

  • Facility Arms Race Reaches the High School Level

    by JR Radcliffe, Brookfield Elm Grove Now January 2015

    Walk just west of Stadium Drive near the main entrance of Oconomowoc High School and peer down into what used to be known as the "shoe factory" property, to the base of the valley where a new softball field awaits. It's a beautiful setting - too beautiful to merely serve as home to freshman and JV games, as was initially intended within the Athletic Fields Forever project that renovated so many of the school's outdoor facilities.

  • Coming Soon: The World's Only Self-Contained Endurance Sports Venue

    by Michael Gaio January 2015

    North Carolina will soon be home to one of the most unique sports venues in the world. TriHabitat, designed specifically for triathlons and other endurance events, aims to "not only revolutionize the way the world's greatest athletes train and perform, but the way the public participates in and embraces the sport."

  • Minneapolis Park Seeks Space for All Users

    by STEVE BRANDT; STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) January 2015

    With golfers, cross-country skiers, mountain bikers, tubers and snowboarders all jostling for space at Wirth Park, Minneapolis park officials will share two alternatives for better separating competing uses.