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  • Product Spotlight 2019: Locker Room | Laundry Components

    by Courtney Cameron August 2019

    Check out these products as seen in the July | August 2019 issue.

  • How Marquette Fast-Tracked Lacrosse Locker Rooms

    by Paul Steinbach August 2019

    Prior to this past spring, Nick Grill would lug his lacrosse bag and stick the eight blocks from his residence to the Marquette University lacrosse offices — recently carved out of an existing campus building — where the stuff could be stored temporarily in a back room. On game day, a soccer locker room became the temporary home for Grill, his Golden Eagle teammates and their gear.

  • Facility Friday: Mississippi State Locker Room, Memphis Tennis Center and More

    by Jason Scott August 2019

    Mississippi State unveiled its Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex locker room to the team late last week. With 121 state-of-the-art lockers, the facility also incorporates modernization upgrades like new carpet, wall graphics and lighting. A new player lounge has arcade games and a barber shop space. — HailState.com

  • What to Consider When Embarking on A High School Branding Strategy

    by Andy Berg August 2019

    The small, tight-knit community of Elkhorn, Wis., isn't short on pride or support for its schools and athletics programs. The town has passed a pair of referendums over the past five years, approving monies for upgrades to everything from the Elks' academic and common areas in different buildings across the district to gymnasiums, expanded tennis courts, new turf for its football field, and a major practice and fitness facility for the high school called The Agility Center. Each of these projects was approached with an eye toward ensuring that the projects themselves speak for and about "The Herd."

  • Facility Friday: Mizzou South End Zone, Rutgers Locker Room and More

    by Jason Scott August 2019

    The University of Missouri unveiled its new $98 million South End Zone facility this week as football players report to training camp. The facility, designed by Populous, will house the school’s football operations, and includes new team locker rooms, enhanced sports medicine facilities, meeting rooms, nutrition and equipment areas, and a weight room that doubles the size of the one located at the Mizzou Athletics Training Complex. — MUTigers.com

  • Efficient Equipment Storage Combines Density, Flexibility

    by Paul Steinbach August 2019

    It's an open secret within athletics circles that virtually every equipment manager would welcome more storage space. However, the individual needs of each program are less obvious — and occasionally surprising.

  • Facility Friday: LSU Football Ops, Florida Locker Room and More

    by Jason Scott July 2019

    Louisiana State University unveiled the $28 million Performance Nutrition Center and Football Operations Building this week. The renovation includes a new football locker room space that provides each player with space similar to what one might see on a first-class airplane, with an individual sleeping space. There are also charging ports, digitally locked storage and an iPad dock for film review. The school held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday. — LSUSports.net

  • Purchasing Guide: Locks

    by AB Staff July 2019

    You want the people who visit your facility to feel safe, and they won't if they end up getting their valuables stolen. Locker room locks are important, and the technology has come a long way in recent years, with innovative solutions for ensuring peace of mind that also make management's job easier. Here's a look at some of the types of locks on the market, as well as factors to consider when deciding what's right for your facility:

  • Softball Team Filed Suit, Still Waits for Locker Room

    by Paul Steinbach May 2019

    Lawmakers in Hawaii have allocated money for 10 public schools to design and build girls' locker rooms in 2020 and 2021. Left off of that list is Campbell High School near Honolulu.

  • New Product Roundup: Security | Aquatics | Technology

    by Courtney Cameron April 2019

    Check out the newest products as seen in the April 2019 issue.