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BGHS teaches team captains leadership skills off the sports field, court or track – BG Independent News

By JAN LARSON McLAUGHLIN BG Independent News Student-athletes spend hours perfecting their passes, throws, serves and shots. But some of these teenagers are being asked to be team leaders, which requires a whole different set of skills. Bowling Green High School athletic director Michele Wolf has seen students struggle with these leadership roles during her […]

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Charleston sports fields will be upgraded with grass

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) – The city of Charleston and local sports teams broke ground on Monday, September 12, at a sports field set to be upgraded with new turf. Charleston Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin said the Kanawha City Little League field is one of 10 fields scheduled for grass this fall and winter. In June, […]

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Prospector Del Norte | Del Norte adds new playing field to Athletic Fields

DEL NORTE — A group of volunteers came out, rain or shine, last week in Del Norte and, through their combined efforts and hard work, completed the construction of a new game in the Del Norte Athletic Fields. Although bad weather throughout the latter part of the week created excellent mud and not-so-perfect working conditions, […]

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Prospector Del Norte | Del Norte adds new playing field to Athletic Fields

DEL NORTE — A group of volunteers came out, rain or shine, last week in Del Norte and, through their combined efforts and hard work, completed the construction of a new playground in the Del Norte Athletic Fields. Although bad weather throughout the latter part of the week created excellent mud and not-so-perfect working conditions, […]

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Will OPRF switch to geothermal as sports fields are unearthed?

How green do Oak Park and River Forest High School want to be? And at what price? That’s what the OPRF District 200 School Board will have to decide in the coming weeks. The school board plans to vote at its September 8 meeting on whether to opt for a geothermal heating and cooling system […]

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Best Mowing Strategies for Sports Fields

Ground managers at three sports facilities face challenges related to turf types, climates and schedules. By Dave Lubach, Editor-in-Chief There is no one-size-fits-all solution for all grounds managers responsible for mowing sports grounds. Whether the turf is in a professional sports stadium, a school district, or a municipality with a variety of sports facilities, turf […]

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The new park on the northwest side will include sports fields, walking paths and a new library branch

Sports fields, bird-watching meadows, wetlands and walking trails, plus a new branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library are all ideas that officials from the Columbus Department of Recreation and Parks are planning for the new city park in the former Ohio State University sheep farm on the northwest side. “One of the biggest things people […]

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Columbus’ New West Case Road Park will include sports fields and a library

Sports fields, bird-watching meadows, wetlands and walking trails, plus a new branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library are all ideas that officials from the Columbus Department of Recreation and Parks are planning for the new city park in the former Ohio State University sheep farm on the northwest side. “One of the biggest things people […]

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Oak Hill AD Brian Daniels has new sports grounds, attendance on his radar

Brian Daniels is stepping into the role of sports director at Oak Hill High School in Wales. Andrée Kehn/Sun Journal WALES — Brian Daniels has been part of the Oak Hill community all his life. The 2013 Oak Hill High School graduate has played two sports for the Raiders — lacrosse and football — and […]

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Lighting proposal for five sports pitches will be submitted for consideration by the Planning Commission in October | ALXnow

Field lighting proposal at Hammond Middle School (image via City of Alexandria) After several community meetings and discussions, the Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities Department (RPCA) is moving forward with permit applications for new lights on five sports fields. The Special Use Permit series is to be reviewed at the Planning Commission meeting on Thursday, […]

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Model rocket ignites two-acre fire damaging mass sports grounds

A model rocket accidentally led to a massive fire which severely damaged several sports fields in a park in Topsfield, Massachusetts, firefighters confirmed via NBCBoston. The blaze occurred at Pye Brook Park on Wednesday August 3 amid an ongoing severe drought in the area, according to the Topsfield Fire Chief. Jen Collins Brown. Firefighters responded […]

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Model rocket ignites two-acre fire damaging mass sports grounds

A model rocket accidentally led to a massive fire which severely damaged several sports fields in a park in Topsfield, Massachusetts, firefighters confirmed via NBCBoston. The blaze occurred at Pye Brook Park on Wednesday August 3 amid an ongoing severe drought in the area, according to the Topsfield Fire Chief. Jen Collins Brown. Firefighters responded […]

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Fairfield residents split on artificial turf for sports fields

FAIRFIELD — As the city seeks to upgrade its many sports fields, some residents are advocating that authorities not allow artificial turf pitches, citing environmental and safety concerns. Officials say the issue of artificial fields has been on their radar for years. He recently returned when the Representative Municipal Assembly approved a $4.1 million sports […]

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Alexandria plans more community discussions on sports field lighting projects | ALXnow

Alexandria City High School Friday Night Lights at Alexandria City High School on Sept. 17, 2021. (Via Elijah Walter Griffin, Sr.) The City of Alexandria plans to hold a meeting later this month to discuss plans for light sports fields around the city. The idea behind adding lighting is to provide additional capacity to meet […]

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Children in Pilsen can use the UIC swimming pool and sports grounds free of charge thanks to the new summer program

UNIVERSITY VILLAGE – The University of Illinois at Chicago has opened its swimming pool and sports fields to children in Pilsen through a new partnership with Pilsen-based Luv City. The summer pilot program began on Tuesday and will run until August 9. On Tuesdays children from 12 to 18 years old will use the swimming […]

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Lights must be on at sports fields on July 2, July 3 and July 4

Seattle Parks and Recreation will turn on pitch lighting at ball diamonds everywhere the town on the evening of Saturday July 2; Sunday July 3 and Monday July 4 to protect surfaces. Ball diamond lights will be on around 8:30 p.m. and most will be off by 10 p.m. or 11 p.m., depending on the […]

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Lights must be on at sports fields on July 2, July 3 and July 4

Seattle Parks and Recreation will turn on ball diamond lighting throughout the city on the evening of Saturday, July 2; Sunday July 3 and Monday July 4 to protect surfaces. Ball diamond lights will be on around 8:30 p.m. and most will be off by 10 p.m. or 11 p.m., depending on the field. Lights […]

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Council approves over $8 million contract for turf sports fields

CHARLESTON, West Virginia (WSAZ) — A contract worth more than $8 million to turf 10 city-owned sports fields was approved Tuesday night by the Charleston City Council. Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin said the $8.1 million contract with Turf Alliance is an investment in the community as a whole. “This multi-million dollar investment in our ball […]

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Beginning of the turfing project for 10 City of Charleston-owned sports fields

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — 10 city-owned sports fields will soon become turf fields as part of a multimillion-dollar project. The project was announced Tuesday by Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin. The City of Charleston said the contract with Turf Alliance was approved by city council at its Tuesday meeting. Cabell County School Board Begins New Playground […]

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Alexandria plans to bring lights to more athletic fields, but some neighbors say lights bring more hassle | ALXnow

Alexandria City High School Friday Night Lights at Alexandria City High School on Sept. 17, 2021. (Via Elijah Walter Griffin, Sr.) Alexandria’s sports fields could become new lights to continue playing later, but the prospect has already drawn backlash from some neighbors on the pitch who say the lights only create more of a nuisance. […]

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School Board Shrinks Design, Sports Fields Put Back in Foreground | Education

The Halifax County School Board worked to refine the concept for the Halifax County High School when they met on Wednesday. Concept designs have been whittled down from three options to one, and now Grimm + Parker plan to create gaps using board feedback for the June 27 school board meeting. Whether or not to […]

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Poly Prep cuts the ribbon on new sports fields • Brooklyn Paper

South Brooklyn’s historic Poly Prep Country Day School gets to work after the exciting unveiling of the institution’s new athletic field. The champion Poly preparation The Blue Devils have a shiny new baseball field to play ball on now that the ceremonial ribbon has been cut on Matt Roventini Field. On Reunion Day this year, […]

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Pols announces funding to transform sports fields at Harry S. Truman High School – Bronx Times

Elected officials last week announced plans for a $10 million facelift — highlighted by the installation of a grass pitch — at the sports fields at Harry S. Truman High School in the Baychester section of the Bronx. On May 26, Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Assembly Education Committee Chairman Michael Benedetto and Council Member Kevin […]

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Major improvements coming to Gaynor Park sports grounds: ICYMI

Editor’s note: This article was originally published on Wednesday, May 25, 2022. GLEN HEAD, NY – The Town of Oyster Bay announced plans on Tuesday to significantly upgrade the sports fields at Gaynor Park in Glen Head. “Gaynor Park is home to so many of our young athletes, and that’s why the City Council and […]

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Upper Arlington considers using chemicals to treat sports fields in parks

The Upper Arlington City Council is expected to determine this month whether the use of synthetic pesticides and herbicides will be allowed under a new turf management policy for sports fields in city parks. Council is expected to hold further discussions June 6 and 13 on a proposed “integrated turf management” policy designed to improve […]

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Jackson plans $2.9 million upgrade for sports fields

Jackson is planning major upgrades to its sports fields located at Jackson Justice Complex and Holman Athletic Complex. (Photo courtesy of the Township of Jackson) JACKSON — Township officials announced $2.9 million plans for major upgrades and improvements to sports fields located at both the Jackson Justice Complex and the Holman Athletic Complex. The project […]

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Coming soon: Rehabilitation of sports fields

Acting President Ara Aguiar smiles during a Zoom Academic Senate meeting on May 9, 2022. Screen capture by Nikki Kober. Gopher holes and outdated turf are several examples of poor sports facility maintenance. So the Academic Senate on Monday discussed fixing the many areas that have been in disarray during the pandemic. Vice President of […]

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St. Maarten plans for new sports fields

St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Brookhaven plans to purchase about seven acres of land for new sports fields. Derek Porter, chairman of the board of trustees of St. Martin’s Episcopal School, sent a letter May 4 announcing that the school is under contract to purchase a 7.2-acre lot on Osborne Road, near the intersection of […]

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OPRF, parks plan joint redesign of sports fields

Oak Park and River Forest High School District 200 is working with the Park District of Oak Park to reorganize and share portions of its sports fields on the school campus and across Lake Street at Ridgeland Common. The two tax entities have signed a memorandum of understanding and are working on a formal agreement […]

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Beginning of the construction of the sports grounds of the MKA college

Montclair, NJ – Montclair Kimberley Academy has begun construction on a major overhaul and upgrade of its middle school athletic fields located at the corner of Brunswick Road and Central Avenue. This philanthropically funded project was approved by MKA’s Board of Trustees in February 2022. To date, the school has raised 80% of the project […]

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Commissioners open Camden sports grounds

(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Board of Commissioners joined City of Camden Officials, Rutgers-Camden, Congressman Donald Norcross, Rowan Rutgers-Camden University Board of Governors to officially open the new Camden sports grounds. The complex has been transformed into one of South Jersey’s most recognizable youth sports facilities and will host Rutgers-Camden Athletics, Camden City Youth Sports […]

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Commissioners open Camden sports grounds

Commissioners open Camden sports grounds Rutgers-Camden, Mayor Carstarphen and the Joint Board of Governors inaugurated a new day for youth athletics in Camden City (Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Board of Commissioners joined City of Camden Officials, Rutgers-Camden, Congressman Donald Norcross, Rowan Rutgers-Camden University Board of Governors to officially open the new Camden sports grounds. […]

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Sports Fields – Montgomery Parks

Sports field Reservations and Permits Organized sports teams must be licensed by Montgomery Parks. Permits are offered on a first-come, first-served basis and are required for the use of any recreational/regional land. For local fields, permits are not required, but recommended, as unauthorized users must surrender the field to permit holders. Sports field reservation requests […]

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North Attleboro advances on sports fields | Local News

NORTH ATTLEORO — The city has a lot of balls in the air when it comes to its sports fields. Projects are underway in the community to improve recreation areas, City Manager Michael Borg told city councilors Monday at their regular meeting. The city took $1.1 million from its $5.5 million free cash account for […]

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Launch of the Ayer Shirley Athletic Fields project with shovels and smiles

AYER — The long-awaited sports ground complex is finally a reality. “How long…four years?” asked Mary Malone, former superintendent of the Ayer Shirley Regional School District, who led the last field committee and presided over the dedication ceremony last week. Coaches who attended the event agreed it had been a while, more like seven years, […]

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Grimsley parents and students demand answers on sports fields

Parents and students at Grimsley High School questioned Guilford County Schools Board members on Saturday about the future of their baseball and softball fields GREENSBORO, NC — The community of Grimsley has been pushing members of the Guilford County Schools Board for answers about its plan to rebuild a school on the high school’s baseball […]

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Hillsborough County – Apollo Beach Multi-Sport Fields Construction Begins

Job March 30, 2022 | 09:26 The Waterset Sports Complex joins other Hillsborough County recreation facilities, conservation parks and nature reserves in a rapidly growing area Work is underway at Apollo Beach on what are said to be the largest contiguous synthetic turf sports fields at the future Waterset Sports Complex. At a groundbreaking […]

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Harrison Central to Launch New All-Grass Sports Fields Saturday | News, Sports, Jobs

Pictured is the softball field on the campus of Harrison Central High School in Cadiz. CADIZ — The wait is over. When the home plate umpire yells “Play Ball” on Saturday, it will mark the start of Harrison Central’s new all-court baseball and softball complexes. The Huskies’ “Fields of Dreams” will […]

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ITID Athletic Fields faces weed problems and unauthorized use

The Indian Trails Improvement District is in a battle with weeds and unauthorized use of its sports fields, Parks and Recreation Director Kenny Lawrence told the ITID Board of Supervisors on Wednesday March 23. Lawrence was giving a presentation on sports field maintenance and plans for the future. “The purpose of this presentation is to […]

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Greensboro parents concerned about sports field plans

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) — Months after parents first raised concerns about the future site of Kiser Middle School, members of the Grimsley High School community say they still have no of answers. GREENSBORO: Keep up to date with the latest local news in your city. After learning that the high school baseball and softball diamonds […]

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LOCAL SCHOOLS IN ANTWERP REWARDED FOR THEIR WORK ON THE SPORTS FIELDS

Pioneer Athletics is proud to announce that local schools in Antwerp have been selected as winners of the 2021 Fields of Excellence award. As the winner, local schools in Antwerp will receive a certificate of recognition and a Fields of Excellence banner that they can proudly display on their winning field. Pioneer may also use […]

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Lombardi: Signing at NS Athletic Fields unauthorized, may have been a ‘joke’

NORTH SMITHFIELD — Residents reacted this week to a sign posted outside the fence near the North Smithfield High School athletic fields stating the facility is off-limits to city ratepayers. But according to school board chairman James Lombardi, the unauthorized post may have been a joke. The somewhat mysterious sign advised residents not to walk […]

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County offers options for groups to reserve parks and sports fields

Community Services Department Director Cory Styron By Kristen LaskeyLos Alamos Daily Messagekirsten@ladailypost.com For field group organizations looking to reserve a park or sports field owned by Los Alamos County, there are now a few options to consider. Rather than paying an hourly rate to use county property, local groups can also choose to complete work […]

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Plan unveiled for improved sports pitches

by Mike Knaak news@thenewsleaders.com A plan for two multipurpose sports fields at Sartell High School was presented to the school board at its February 28 meeting. Both fields would be upgrades to fields south of the high school. A track would be built around a grass football field and lights would be added. Just to […]

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Neshaminy High School sports fields are getting an overhaul

The current high school sports complex. Credit: Neshaminy School District The Neshaminy School District plans to undertake an extensive renovation project for the high school’s aging athletic facilities. The Middletown Township Board of Supervisors voted unanimously at its Tuesday evening meeting to approve the preliminary and final land layout for the district plan. Paul Meehan, […]

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Neshaminy plans major upgrades to high school athletic fields

Neshaminy High School athletes and their opponents will have a level playing field — literally — in the spring of 2023, when $13 million in renovations to the school’s outdoor facilities are set to be completed. Middletown Township supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the preliminary and final land development proposal for the long-awaited […]

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Baseball and softball fields progress | News, Sports, Jobs

Andrew Grimm TAKES SHAPE – Steubenville City Schools baseball and softball fields are making progress, but bad weather is causing delays. STEUBENVILLE — If Mother Nature cooperates, Steubenville City Schools hopes to unveil its new baseball and softball fields by the end of March. Lately, it’s been a big if. Sporting […]

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Clayton High School receives $250,000 NFL grant to improve sports fields

CLAYTON, North Carolina (WNCN) – Clayton High School announced Friday that it will receive a $250,000 grant from the National Football League (NFL) Foundation to improve the sports field. The plan includes an artificial turf field for the Clayton High School football and soccer stadiums, Johnston County Public School officials said in a news release. […]

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Montclair Kimberly Academy gets approval for its new sports fields

Montclair’s Maya Gerdes (1) slips before the tag by Montclair Kimberley Academy shortstop Alex Berra in a battle of rival schools last April. Montclair Kimberley now has permission to reconfigure its sports fields, fix drainage issues and allow baseball and softball to play at the same time. (EDWARD KENSIK/FILE PHOTO) By Edward KensikKensik@montclairlocal.news Montclair Kimberley […]

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Montclair Kimberly Academy gets approval for its new sports fields

By Edward KensikKensik@montclairlocal.news Montclair Kimberley Academy has the green light to reconfigure and remodel its college playgrounds. The township’s zoning board unanimously backed the proposal — first filed about two years ago but later shelved due to the ongoing pandemic — on Wednesday, February 9. The main feature will be a new multipurpose grass pitch. […]

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Carteret sports fields damaged by Ida will be replaced

CARTERET — The borough has contracted with a Georgia-based company to replace the synthetic turf fields at Civic Center Park that were damaged by the remnants of Hurricane Ida in September. The Veterans Field and Mustillo Softball Field, which were installed in 2008 as part of the Civic Center Park Rehabilitation, were both damaged by […]

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Carteret sports fields damaged by Ida will be replaced

CARTERET — The borough has contracted with a Georgia-based company to replace the synthetic turf fields at Civic Center Park that were damaged by the remnants of Hurricane Ida in September. The Veterans Field and Mustillo Softball Field, which were installed in 2008 as part of the Civic Center Park Rehabilitation, were both damaged by […]

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Cabarrus County hopes to hit a home run with new sports fields

CABARRUS COUNTY, NC (WBTV) – Cabarrus County leaders will soon be receiving feedback on the design of sports fields at Mt. Pleasant. The fields will be part of a larger campus along Washington Street that includes a new library/senior center. Officials are asking residents to share what they would like incorporated into the plan for […]

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MUSD approves guarantee budget for sports grounds

Superintendent Dr. Tracey Lopeman. [Brian Petersheim, Jr. photo] When it was announced that Maricopa would be getting a second high school, there was speculation that the school, known as Desert Sunrise High School, would be a “raw” facility, at least initially. And until the Arizona Legislature provided $18,826,250 million in additional funding to the original […]

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Newton Sports Grounds Committee faces backlash over new pricing plan

NEWTON, MA — The Newton Sports Fields Committee is facing a backlash after approving a plan to raise taxes for the families of young athletes. The new plan will implement a “per-player, per-season fee,” which would cost youth sports programs like Newton Girls Soccer and Newton Youth Soccer up to an additional $50,000 a year. […]

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The construction of 3 new UMaine women’s sports fields will begin this spring

The University of Maine System Board of Trustees has approved up to $14 million in upgrades to UMaine’s athletic facilities at the Orono campus. The approval kicks off construction of new softball, field hockey and softball fields to begin this spring, barring complications from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that could delay construction. The money comes […]

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The construction of 3 new UMaine women’s sports fields will begin this spring

The University of Maine System Board of Trustees has approved up to $14 million in upgrades to UMaine’s athletic facilities at the Orono campus. The approval kicks off construction of new softball, field hockey and softball fields to begin this spring, barring complications from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that could delay construction. The money comes […]

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“Day of Service” to focus on sports fields damaged by tornadoes

UPPER DUBLIN, PA — The annual “Day of Service” in the township this year will focus on improving an area damaged by Hurricane Ida in September. The SPARK sports complex in upper Dublin was one of the facilities in the township that was hit by high winds created by a tornado spawned by Ida this […]

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Sports Fields Could Improve Economic Development, Parks Plan Says | News

Sports recreation can be linked to economic development, according to the project manager who helped oversee the creation of Lawton’s first parks master plan. Nate Clair, of Halff Associates, said Lawton needed new and modern sports fields and facilities, including tournament-type sports fields. “It’s the best thing for economic development,” Clair said, adding that quality […]

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Voters approve new OESJ sports grounds

the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville University Women’s Football the team held practices in less than ideal locations. “We trained at the gym. We practiced in our auditorium. On the concrete in the parking lot, ”said coach Zale Benton. And they played their home games away from home. In Fonda. In Broadalbin-Perth. Most recently they have played home […]

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Voters approve new OESJ sports grounds

OESJ Superintendent Adam Heroth at the current soccer and football field in St. Johnsville which has patches of frozen water due to poor drainage on Wednesday. the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville University Women’s Football the team held practices in less than ideal locations. “We trained at the gym. We practiced in our auditorium. On the concrete in […]

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North Austin Community Center athletic fields move forward after city sells west side land for $ 1

AUSTIN – The city council has agreed to sell public land that will allow the development of a youth and recreation center on the West Side. Construction of the North Austin Community Center is underway on land adjacent to 1841 N. Laramie Ave. after the city sold this land for $ 1 in 2020. Now, […]

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Branford sports grounds project cost depends on schedule, architect says

BRAFORD – New athletic fields around the recently expanded and renovated Francis Walsh Middle School will cost more than $ 5.4 million, the school board said this week. And that cost is only valid if the project can be completed in its entirety in the summer of 2022, according to Michael Losasso, an architect from […]

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Improvements to Kingston sports fields have been discussed with the school board

When Rich Silverstein arrived at Kingston City School District (KCSD) in 2017 to take on the role of Director of Physical Education, Health and Athletics, he felt it was important to take a look at the various sports venues used by its teams and gym classes. “A little over four years ago, we sat down […]

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Niskayuna sports fields ready for necessary upgrades – the daily gazette

The renovations to the athletics stadium at Niskayuna High School are expected to impact sports teams and physical education for at least a year, maybe two. The renovations are part of the district’s nearly $ 80 million capital improvement project that is expected to take place over the next several years. The project includes a […]

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BPS to open playgrounds and sports fields to residents when schools are not in session | Local News

The second phase will focus on sports fields and facilities: All High Stadium, Riverside Stadium, MST Field, Grabiarz Field and Olmsted / Kensington Field, Keresztes said. Community groups or leagues should apply to use them, and they’re subject to availability when BPS students aren’t training or playing, Keresztes said. For the grounds, the times may […]

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Architect details recommendations for sports fields at Walsh School in Branford

BRANNORD – Months after commissioning a feasibility study on new athletic fields surrounding the newly expanded and renovated Francis Walsh Middle School, the school board got a first look at the plans. Michael Losasso, an architect from Antinozzi and Associates, presented a draft summary at the Education Council meeting this fall. Despite requests, no copy […]

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Villanova residents voice concerns over deforestation of youth sports grounds

Villanova residents voice concerns over deforestation of youth sports grounds A public meeting scheduled for Thursday evening has since been postponed until further notice as some residents have taken legal action against the school district. LOWER MERION TWP., PA. – Neighbors in one neighborhood in Villanova are not happy with the Lower Merion School District’s […]

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Ashdown students can now get credits to look after the athletic fields there

ASHDOWN, Ark. – Earlier this year, Ashdown Public Schools added turf management course offerings. Students in this class are able to learn basic skills in agronomy, turf management, lawn care, and maintenance of small equipment. “We want to give children a great experience at Ashdown and allow them to have a wide variety of opportunities […]

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School Committee Discusses Sports Fields and COVID Grants | New

TEWKSBURY – The Tewksbury School Committee met on September 22, 2021 at TMHS. Member Shannon Demos was not present. Since the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requires all individuals to wear masks in all school environments, President Keith Sullivan has repeatedly asked all participants not wearing masks to put on one or to take […]

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Hickory High athletic fields and complexes will be named for Elder, Craft

At a recent meeting of the Hickory Public Schools Board of Education, the name selection for two sports facilities at Hickory High received a unanimous vote from the board members. Presented to the Board of Education by Hickory High (HHS) Athletic Boosters President Roger Young, the name recognition will honor two coaches who have a […]

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Hickory Sports Fields to Be Known as Elder, Craft | Sports news from the school

Here’s more information on Elder and Craft: David ElderAfter a coaching career spanning more than 35 years, including 561 victories and four state championships, Elder was inducted into the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame in 2017. Elder was chosen to serve as the head coach of the Red Tornadoes football team […]

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Work on the sports grounds of JC schools will resume soon

After an intermission due to record construction costs, construction of sports facilities at Jefferson City High School is scheduled to begin later this fall. The Jefferson City School District has been planning the construction of sports facilities at JCHS and Capital City High School since 2017, but the plan has changed several times since then. […]

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Work on the sports grounds of JC schools will resume soon

After an intermission due to record construction costs, construction of sports facilities at Jefferson City High School is scheduled to begin later this fall. The Jefferson City School District has been planning to build athletic facilities at JCHS and Capital City High School since 2017, but the plan has changed several times since then. When […]

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Opinion: Turfing DeHart Sports Fields Would Make MAPSO A True “Progressive Community”

Maplewood / South Orange is considered a “progressive community”. To be truly a progressive community, however, we must act for progress. We need to explore new ways of solving the centuries-old problems that persist and apply learning from the mistakes of the past to how we move forward. Updating DeHart’s athletic fields with turf coverage […]

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Holden and Maurepas schools to receive money for lighting of sports fields after legislative action | Livingston / Tangipahoa

Holden High School and Maurepas High School softball and baseball fields will receive lighting fixtures that will allow nightly games to be played on the fields starting in the 2022 season, thanks to a million dollar credit from the Legislature of Louisiana. Holden and Maurepas are the only high schools in Livingston Parish that do […]

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DeKalb County High School Sports Fields Undergoing Renovation – On Common Ground News

DeKalb County High School Sports Fields Undergoing Renovation By Mark Brock DCSD Athletics Specialist The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is investing in its high school athletics programs with turf and track renovations to improve the ability of local schools to compete at even higher levels under the E- SPLOST V of 2020. Seven new […]

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The Vineyard Gazette – Martha’s Vineyard News

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 10 to 6 to approve the regional high school’s sports field project in a dramatic meeting Thursday night, ending a long-running and often acrimonious debate over artificial turf fields that began a while ago. half a decade. “We were created to protect the unique values ​​of this place, which is […]

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National Mall sports grounds reopen with new online reservation system

Image from the Library of Congress The reservation system opens on June 23 to play from July 8 June 22, 2021 – Washington – After a 15-month closure due to COVID, the National Park Service-administered outdoor athletic fields around the National Mall will reopen for organized and authorized use on Thursday, July 8. 12 dedicated […]

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Beginning of $ 5.5 million renovations to the sports fields at Belleville High School

BELLEVILLE, NJ – The shot rang out over a much-vaunted $ 5.5 million plan to modernize the sports facilities at Belleville High School. This past weekend, Belleville officials and community members gathered for a high school dedication ceremony to kick off the effort, which Mayor Michael Melham called “the most monumental public works project of […]

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A man was found dead at the sports grounds in Woodbridge; PD homicide investigation

WOODBRIDGE, Connecticut (WTNH) – A Derby man was arrested Thursday in connection with the homicidal death of a West Haven man found at Woodbridge Athletic Fields. Police arrested Jorden Rudel, 24, of Derby on Thursday July 1. He is charged with murder, theft and theft. He was presented for arraignment Thursday afternoon in New Haven […]

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School considers $ 10.5 million plan to renovate athletic fields and install sod

(May 20, 2021) As Nantucket High School unveils plans to renovate its aging sports complex to the tune of around $ 10.5 million, athletic director Chris Maury is well aware of the pitfalls facing Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, which is going through a very similar process. “They’re a bit ahead of us, with where […]

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Sports fields and recreation area improvements begin in Chester

CHESTER, NJ — With hard hats and ceremonial shovels in the ground, Chester Township and Morris County officials broke ground Monday to kick off the Black River Fields Improvement Project. Nestled on North Road near Black River Middle School, Chester Area Pool, Telcordia Park and a section of the Patriot’s Path, Chester Township was able […]

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Collège Medaille sues sulfuric acid plant for emissions near its sports fields | Education

The DEC issued a temporary cease and desist letter on Friday demanding that PVS shut down its Lee Street operations unless and until it can reduce its sulfur dioxide emissions below “guideline exposure levels. acute “. Company officials responded in a statement to media that a shutdown was not warranted and that the plant has […]

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South Fork Teeth | Negotiations accelerate for sports fields

DEL NORTE – Negotiations between Rio Grande County Commissioners, Upper Rio Grande School District (URGSD), D Mountain Parks and Recreation, and community members have started to accelerate over the future of the community sports fields of Del Norte on Friday April 23, during a working session of the commissioners. Several people gathered in the Rio […]

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Prospector Del Norte | Negotiations are accelerating for Athletic Fields

DEL NORTE – Negotiations between Rio Grande County Commissioners, Upper Rio Grande School District (URGSD), D Mountain Parks and Recreation and community members have begun to gather pace over the future of the grounds Del Norte Community Sports Center on Friday, April 23, during a commissioner’s business session. Several people gathered in the rooms of […]

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Newly annexed land to Mundelein could be turned into sports grounds

The owner of the vacant land that was annexed to Mundelein on Monday intends to donate the 29 acres and adjoining property to the community so that sports fields can be built there, a lawyer said. The donated land – approximately 51 acres in total – is on the northwest side of Mundelein, along Winchester […]

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Park officials recommend Waveny sports grounds for 2021 New Canaan summer theater

Saying that a proposed location near the Walled Garden would not work, park officials last week suggested that the Summer Theater in New Canaan find a way to present its 2021 performances on major athletic fields. Members of the Parks and Recreation Commission voted 10-1 at their April 14 meeting for city officials and a […]

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LCS plans a new high school and sports fields in 2025

LANCASTER – Schools in the city of Lancaster have announced plans to build a new high school with a tentative opening date of January 2025. Superintendent Steve Wigton made the announcement Thursday during the Lancaster-Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce State of Schools address. While details are still being finalized, Wigton said the district hopes to […]

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Valley News – Lebanon wants to build sports grounds behind old Kmart

WEST LEBANON – The city is abandoning a proposal to build playgrounds on a 20-acre forested property behind the old Kmart in western Lebanon after conservation officials challenged the idea at a meeting the last week. Members of the Lebanese Conservation Commission feared that the construction of playgrounds would force the city to cut down […]

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Liberty’s Capitol Federal Sports Complex Athletic Fields Win Award | New

FREEDOM – The Capitol Federal Sports Complex team and the City of Liberty Parks and Recreation Department learned on Friday April 2 that the complex has won the 2020 Fields of Excellence award from Pioneer Athletics. The Capitol Federal Sports Complex will receive a Certificate of Recognition and a Fields of Excellence banner that it […]

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SVHC and Bennington Agree on Use of Former SVC Sports Fields | Local News

BENNINGTON – Southwestern Vermont Health Care announced on Friday that it has finalized an agreement with the town of Bennington for the use and maintenance of playgrounds on the former campus of Southern Vermont College. The deal covers football and baseball fields and is expected to remain in effect at least until December 1, when […]

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Stanford Art Museums and Sports Fields to Reopen from April 12

STANFORD – As state and county COVID-19 public health orders continue to relax, Stanford University has announced that it will begin to gradually reopen its arts and sports venues in April. In a recent notice to the campus community, Stanford said that starting April 12, it will begin opening outdoor spaces as part of its […]

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The city of Visalia will open playgrounds, sports fields and park restrooms on Saturday

The playgrounds, park restrooms and sports fields in the city of Visalia are scheduled to reopen to the public on Saturday, March 20. “As Tulare County is now in the Lower Substantial Risk Tier – Red Tier of the Reopening Plan for a Safer Economy, our Community Services Department is pleased to announce that playgrounds, […]

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Willmar City Council to Consider Sports Fields, Recreation and Events Center

It comes after the council’s public works and public safety committee pushed the plans forward at its meeting last Thursday. The committee tabled these projects two weeks earlier, as board members wanted additional information on operational costs and current agreements with Willmar Public Schools around the fields. In motions to move the plans forward, the […]

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Willmar City Council to consider sports pitches and leisure and events center – West Central Tribune

WILLMAR – Plans for the Invest in Willmar Local Sales Tax projects for the Leisure and Events Center and Sports Fields, both to be built at the Willmar Civic Center, will be considered by Willmar City Council during of the meeting on Monday, March 15. It comes after the council’s public works and public safety […]

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Damaged snow removal from Monroe Woodbury sports fields

CENTRAL VALLEY — A recently completed athletics complex upgrade at Monroe-Woodbury High School, costing more than $8 million, was damaged during recent snow removal attempts last month. The stadium’s main athletic field, which hosts football, soccer and lacrosse, and the surface of the surrounding eight-lane all-weather track, were damaged Feb. 20 when equipment was used […]