RECENT ARTICLES
  • High School Stadium to Get $1M Upgrade

    by Ted Booker April 2017

    Penn High School will soon break ground on a $1 million-plus stadium project that calls for a new entrance with ticket center, a windscreen spanning the back of bleachers, new stairs, lighting upgrades and a bar fence that will surround nearly half of the site and feature brick pillars.

  • Town Seeks Revitalization with $30M Baseball Stadium

    by Doug Clark April 2017

    For a week in April and again in October, High Point hosts the biggest business event in North Carolina. If you want to enter a showroom or attend Yearwood's concert, you need a market pass.

  • Construction Issues Delay Falcons' Stadium Again

    by Tim Tucker April 2017

    Steve Cannon, CEO of Falcons parent company AMB Group, said Tuesday that the opening of the $1.5 billion downtown stadium will be pushed back from July 30, when an Atlanta United soccer match was to be played there, to Aug. 26, when a Falcons preseason game is scheduled to be played there. Cannon also said demolition of the Georgia Dome has been put on hold "until we are 100 percent certain of achieving our certificate of occupancy" required for holding events in the the new stadium.

  • Soccer Complex Vandalized by Alleged Drunk Driver

    by Knoxville News-Sentinel April 2017

    Ismael C. Juan, 26, faces charges of vandalism, driving under the influence, driving without a license and driving without insurance, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.

  • Tax Hike Raises $4.6M for Las Vegas Stadium in Month

    by Regina Garcia Cano April 2017

    Las Vegas Taxpayers contributed more than $4.6 million for an NFL stadium in Las Vegas in the first month that a new increase on area hotel taxes went into effect — ahead of projections for the state's share of the project.

  • BHSU Brings Lawsuit Against Synthetic Turf Contractor

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D., has commissioned Kiefer USA of Lindenhurst, Ill., to replace the synthetic turf at Lyle Hare Stadium before the 2017 football season.

  • Concrete Panel Falls from Stadium

    by Jason Scott April 2017

    Contractors working on Wheeling Island Stadium in West Virginia were attempting to pull down a concrete panel for examination on Monday when a second panel collapsed to the ground unexpectedly.

  • Construction Delays Shelve Georgia Dome Demolition

    by Tim Tucker April 2017

    Demolition of the Georgia Dome, originally expected to occur in July, could be postponed amid construction delays with its replacement, Mercedes-Benz Stadium. "There's no date set for the demolition," Brett Jewkes, senior vice president and chief communications officer of Falcons parent company AMB Group, said Monday. Jewkes said an update on the new Falcons stadium's construction timetable, although not a Dome demolition date, will be released today.

  • Group Pushes for New England Velodrome

    by Mark Conti April 2017

    Racing on a fixed-gear bicycle without brakes around a steep, banked track at top end is thrilling. But few people get a chance to witness track cycling, never mind participate in the sport.

  • Lexington Baseball Stadium Hosts Sunrise Service

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    The Lexington County Baseball Stadium got an early start on Sunday, playing host to an atypical crowd. Calvary Church Lexington employed the venue for their Easter Sunrise Service, bringing hundreds of people into the stands.