Work continues on the University of Arkansas’ J.B. and Johnelle Hunt Family Baseball Performance Center and Frank O’Mara High Performance Track Center. The 45,000-square-foot baseball facility will be adjacent to Baum-Walker Stadium and feature new seating options in right field, while the 22,000-square-foot track center is being built on the south side of the campus’ outdoor track and field stadium. Both projects are expected to be completed on time. — The Sentinel-Record
The BEST is getting better. pic.twitter.com/uIK3RsiJzv— Razorback Baseball (@RazorbackBSB) April 30, 2020
Muskegon (Mich.) High School is set to upgrade athletic facilities after a $104.7 million bond proposal was approved by voters. The measure will allow the school to install synthetic turf at the century-old Hackley Stadium, as well as provide a new auxiliary gymnasium. Additional improvements include new gym bleachers, a new middle school athletic field and track, and swimming pool equipment refurbishment. — MLive.com
Construction is ongoing at Kansas State’s football stadium, despite the pandemic putting campus events on pause. The $50 million stadium upgrade includes new premium seating, a covered concourse, restrooms and a 13,500-square-foot club space. In addition, Daktronics is set to install new LED video displays at the stadium, work on which is expected to be completed prior to the football season. — Kansas.com
The Watauga Community Recreation Center in North Carolina recently completed construction and is set to celebrate its grand opening soon, pending COVID-19. The 94,353-square-foot facility features four full-sized basketball courts, which are also lined for volleyball and pickleball; a six-lane, 25-yard lap pool with a basketball hoop and climbing wall; a zero-depth entry recreational pool with a 25-foot slide; a multipurpose room; locker rooms and dedicated family changing rooms; an indoor track; and fitness spaces with cardio and strength training equipment.