RECENT ARTICLES
  • Poor Air Quality Limits Outdoor Rec Options

    by Jim Allen August 2018

    For the third day in a row, Spokane's Air Quality Index was suspended in the 150s range — a gray zone for anyone contemplating strenuous outdoor activity.

  • High School Begins Practice on New Field

    by Lee Horton August 2018

    Monday morning was the first day of fall sports practices in Maine, and the first time the Blue Devils were able to set foot on the new, improved and relocated Don Roux Field.

  • Soccer to Return to Campus After Lighting Install

    by Mark Giannotto August 2018

    University of Memphis soccer games are on the verge of returning to campus. Friday, school officials announced a $500,000 project that will provide lighting to the Billy J. Murphy Track and Soccer complex on the university's Park Avenue campus. Upon completion, all home games played by the Tigers' men's and women's soccer teams are expected to take place there.

  • Youths Cause $5K in Damage to Softball Fields

    by Mike Kurilovitch August 2018

    A group of juveniles is suspected of setting fires Thursday night that damaged the synthetic turf of two Niagara Falls School District softball fields.

  • UNH Plans New Lacrosse, Soccer Facility

    by Matt McSorley August 2018

    The University of New Hampshire will break ground on the first phase of a new soccer and lacrosse facility in early August. The facility will be 100 percent privately funded.

  • Park to Install New Playground Equipment

    by Cheryl McCormack August 2018

    Mandan's William Bauknecht Park is set to receive a new playground, which will replace equipment that dates back to 1996.

  • Vandals Deface Pickleball Courts —— Again

    by Brenden Moore August 2018

    For the second time in less than a month, Springfield Park District police are investigating obscene vandalism at Iles Park's pickleball courts. The spray-painting of lewd comments and an obscene drawing occurred between 11 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m. Tuesday and caused about $5,000 in damage to the courts, said Springfield Park District Police Chief Laimutis “Limey” Nargelenas.

  • Sports Lighting: Adapt and Survive in Ever-Changing World (Sponsored)

    by Eaton's Ephesus Sports Lighting August 2018

    This sponsored content was provided by Eaton's Ephesus Lighting.

    One of the biggest concerns sports facility operators express when making the decision to convert their venue from high intensity discharge (HID) to LED sports lighting is the fear that they will replace their antiquated system with new technology that will soon be obsolete. This “analysis paralysis” has stopped countless number of sports facility operators, players and fans from benefiting from the power of LED sports lighting.

  • County Reopens Turf Fields After Repairs

    by Joe Hotchkiss August 2018

    Columbia County reopened part of Evans Towne Center Park last week after weeks of repairing turf damage caused during a Memorial Day weekend concert.

  • RV Park Gives Clemson Fans New Camp, Tailgate Spot

    by Abe Hardesty August 2018

    Scott Walsh, a longtime fan of camping and Clemson football, was looking forward to enjoying two of his favorite activities when he followed the Tigers to Auburn a few years ago.