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Video scoreboards: a game-changer in sports

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ajYm_3ZUSw&feature=youtu.be {Sponsored} Video Scoreboards are a game-changer for any school. Watch the story of Centennial High School, a small school with a big vision – to pay for their board through sponso...


The Keystone Purchasing Network and GT Grandstands Bleachers
February 20, 2020

The bleacher challenge: Overcoming budget and time constraints

{Sponsored} In the competitive world of sports renovation and design, the space for spectators is just one part. While replacing bleacher seating isn’t a frequent purchase, it is one of the major ones a school administration considers when building...


stony brook university indoor facility LaCrosse
February 14, 2020

From design to completion: Stony Brook University’s new training facility benefits athletes, visitors and community members

{Sponsored} At first glance, Stony Brook University’s new indoor practice facilities are nothing out of the ordinary. The 80-yard practice field with netting allows the football, lacrosse and soccer teams at the university in Long Island, New York,...


August 29, 2019

Facility Snapshots: Lessons learned from athletic projects around the country

A roundup of 6 athletic projects around the country, and the lessons learned by those in charge. Kutztown Area High School (Pennsylvania) In small communities like Kutztown, Pennsylvania, the high school stadium is the epicenter of social gathering...


turf adhesive application
August 21, 2019

4 critical questions when choosing synthetic turf adhesives

[caption id="attachment_28173" align="aligncenter" width="490"] A synthetic turf adhesive is applied by airless spray to a porous shock pad. | Photos: courtesy of Norris Legue[/caption] Coaches and athletic directors are attentive to the safety an...


November 19, 2018

Between the Lines: Gun violence presents new security challenges

[caption id="attachment_26932" align="alignleft" width="98"] Kevin Hoffman[/caption] Athletic programs these days must worry about hazing, concussions and cases of sexual assault. There are declining budgets and rising costs. Referee numbers are dwi...


November 8, 2018

Maple or Synthetic: Choosing the right flooring material

{Sponsored} Many factors need to be considered when investing in a new sports surface. Resilience and durability, color contrast for lines, impact on players’ joints and the purpose the space serves all factor into the decision. When it comes to in...


May 24, 2018

St. John’s Wellness Center shapes ‘complete athletes’

The way athletic programs define the “complete athlete” has evolved. Practice drills and bench presses remain cornerstones of athlete development, but more schools are carving out time for yoga, meditation and other wellness initiatives. Few s...