• Recreational Reuse Sought for Historic Military Fort

    by 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.

  • Property Tax Bill May Doom Local Little League

    by February 2015

    Crowfield Little League owes a two-year property tax bill of about $7,200. The first payment is due Feb. 9, and the league can cover that payment after collecting its registration fees over the next two weekends. But the balance of the tax bill will be due by June, and that will be much tougher to make, he said.

  • Seven Questions to Ask When Staging a Sports Camp

    by Paul Steinbach January 2015

    For insight into the staging of sports camps, Athletic Business looked no further than a couple of companies that do nothing but sports camps — and on a grand scale — in a marketplace in which seemingly everybody and his or her former-college-athlete cousin has launched one.

  • Five AHL Franchises Relocating to California

    by John Vogl; news sports reporter January 2015

    The American Hockey League is finally catching up with the NHL's westward expansion.

  • YMCA's Wrestling Plans Draw Dan Gable Visit

    by Nicholas Idler, Naples Daily News (Florida) January 2015

    After winning a gold medal in wrestling at the 1972 Olympics, then coaching the University of Iowa to 15 national wrestling team titles, Dan Gable still isn’t done.

  • 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.

  • More Than 300 Volunteers Help Improve Center

    by Hannah Winston Palm Beach Post Staff Writer January 2015

    Carol Clinton, the executive director of the Lake Worth West Community Center, said she's amazed how the little community center and old park at the end of Vermont Avenue exploded with life and color Saturday.

  • Race Relocates to New City, Saving $2,500 in Fees

    by Alissa Mejia January 2015

    When the city of Corpus Christi increased its event fees for traffic and police a couple of years ago, many short races adapted by containing their courses entirely within the boundaries of parks, eliminating the need for traffic plans.

  • Age Violations Land Youth Football Group on Probation

    by Doug T. Graham January 2015

    The Buffalo Grove youth football organization was placed on a two-year probation after five players on a 6- to 8-year-old team were found to be older than their paperwork stated.

  • Lighting Request Another Sign of Pickleball's Popularity

    by John Reynolds, Staff Writer January 2015

    An effort is under way to add lights to the pickleball courts at Iles Park to accommodate the growing interest in the sport.