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facilities

November 20, 2015

Field management recordkeeping

Tips to keep your grass surfaces in top shape Getting the most out of the fields your athletes play on means putting some time into it on the back end. Like your athletes, it’s not going to perform its best without regular conditioning. If ...


April 27, 2015

Western Michigan upgrades locker rooms

Correction: Photos for this project were incorrectly attributed in the April edition. GearBoss by Wenger renovated the WMU locker rooms and submitted all photos. Locker rooms are not often thought of as an essential part of an athletic program, b...


April 16, 2015

Oakland University unveils blacktop basketball court

Athletic programs today are bolder with their facility designs, and Oakland University (Michigan) is the latest to step outside traditional boundaries. [caption id="attachment_11750" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo via Twitter @GoldenGrizzli...


February 20, 2015

Inside the world’s largest high school basketball gym

MaxPreps this week posted a video giving viewers an inside look at the New Castle (Indiana) gymnasium, which is the world's largest at the high school level. If you have a few minutes, give it a look. [caption id="attachment_11036" align="alignri...


October 30, 2014

NIU announces plans for $138 million facilities upgrades

Northern Illinois University unveiled its plans Thursday for a $138 million upgrade to its athletic facilities, which includes increasing the capacity of its football stadium to nearly 42,000 seats.From the Chicago Tribune:The proposal calls for new ...


April 30, 2014

Univ. of Colorado Expects Business Community to Benefit From Facilities Project

From Daily CameraPackaged within the University of Colorado athletic department’s ambitious $143 million facilities expansion plan are elements that athletic director Rick George says could be game-changers not just for his department, but for ...


March 28, 2014

U. of Minnesota Plans to Build $70M Football Facility

CBSSports.comIn 2009 Minnesota began playing its football outside at TCF Bank Stadium, and now, according to a report in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the Gophers are looking to keep their practices back indoors.The Star-Trib...


October 6, 2012

Starting from scratch

Ohio's Streetsboro High School wins community, board support to renovate 'deplorable' facilities If your football stadium includes a grass field and sturdy field goal posts, it's already miles ahead of Streetsboro High School's facility one year ago...