The University of New Mexico announced a $1 million lead gift from New Mexico Mutual, which will go to support the New Mexico Mutual Champions Training Center. The facility, which will be between 10-15,000-square-feet, will serve each of the school’s varsity athletic programs with the latest athletic performance equipment and technology. The project will nearly double the space the school currently uses for strength and conditioning and athletic performance. — GoLobos.com
The city of Orangeburg, S.C., Parks and Recreation Department opened an $18 million athletic field complex. The facility features baseball and softball fields, concessions stands, walking trails and green space. Plans to open were delayed by the pandemic, but the complex hosted its first youth baseball game this week. — WLTX.com
UMass recently unveiled upgrades to its Football Performance Center.
Florida State University is reportedly planning upgrades to Doak Campbell Stadium. The school’s board of trustees approved a plan to allow Seminole Boosters to begin fundraising for new stadium enhancements. The planning is in early stages, but facility upgrades could be completed by 2024. — WTXL.com
Milton Area High School (Penn.) broke ground this week on a new athletics complex and wellness center. The $14.2 million project will include an eight-lane track, javelin and jump pits, outdoor stadium lighting and a fitness center. The project is expected to be completed in time for the 2021-22 school year. — WKOK.com