• Ambitious Parks Proposals Give City Council Pause

    by Matt Chittum December 2018

    Roanoke's parks and recreation leader rolled out a list of "big moves" to the Roanoke City Council on Monday that include building new recreation centers and converting one of the city's pools to a family water park over the next 10 years.

  • City, District Eye Athletic Field Improvements

    by Jay Rey December 2018

    Eleven Buffalo (N.Y.) parks and athletic fields, situated in all corners of the city, are being targeted for improvements in hopes of getting better use out of them and advancing the school district's sports program.

  • Kennesaw State Field Earns STMA Honor

    by Ben Brasch November 2018

    All other sporting grounds in America can eat their own dirt when compared to Fifth Third Bank Stadium. The Sports Turf Managers Association named the home of the Kennesaw State University Owls in its 2018 "Field of the Year" winners, which was released Tuesday.

  • Memphis Inner City Rugby to Get Home field

    by Emily Adams Keplinger November 2018

    Memphis Inner City Rugby (MICR) was founded in 2012 to expand academic and athletic opportunities in Memphis' low-income communities.

  • Demolition Begins on 82-Year-Old Foreman Field

    by Ed Miller November 2018

    Along with its familiar clam-shell-style grandstands, the facility's name will also be consigned to history. When it re-opens next August, it will be known as S.B. Ballard Stadium.

  • 49ers Host Football Team Displaced by Wildfires

    by Andy Berg November 2018

    After forfeiting a home playoff game due to devastating wildfires, the football team from Paradise (Calif.) High School got a welcome respite from those harsh realities.

  • Universal Playground Celebrates Grand Opening

    by Andrew Rice November 2018

    A universally-accessible playground, allowing children of all abilities to play alongside one another, is finally getting the ribbon-cutting treatment Wednesday at Marcotte Park.

  • Sports Complex Extension Enhances Exterior Circulation

    by Paul Steinbach October 2018

    Cutting corners is sometimes a good thing.

  • High School’s Aged Turf Field Hanging on For Dear Life

    by Andy Berg October 2018

    Westfield (N.J.) High School is hoping to wring another five months out of its 13-year-old turf field before it's scheduled to be resurfaced. 

  • District Ditches Grass Fields in Favor of Turf

    by Lake Morris October 2018

    Gone are the traditional freshly cut grass, dirt-dragged infields and fresh ground-chalk foul lines. This spring, the baseball and softball fields will look like each schools' respective football fields and be all synthetic turf. Base paths and pitcher's mound included.