• Tee It Up Canton golfing center Jackson Township Stark County
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    Tee It Up Canton golfing center Jackson Township Stark County

    JACKSON TWP. – A new indoor sports performance center aims to give golfers of all levels the chance to improve their swing, as well as boost their putting prowess and have some fun. Tee It Up Canton is a family-owned and operated business that opened in mid-October for those wanting to work on their game using state-of-the-art golf simulators. The center is located in an approximately 2,000-square-foot, remodeled building at 7976 Whipple Ave. NW. Facility sold:Jackson SportDome auctioned for $1.98 million. Who bought it? Perfect fit:FitCo Gym, former Tiger partner to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital kids “Our focus is more on (overall golf) game improvement and having kids (or…

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  • Sports foundation asks county for $1.5 million loan
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    Sports foundation asks county for $1.5 million loan

    Joe Schell, president of the Sussex Sports Center Foundation, asked Sussex County Council for a $1.5 million loan to support the capital campaign for the new Sandhill Fieldhouse during its Sept. 27 meeting. Plans are moving forward for the $7.5 million project, which includes a 42,000-square-foot indoor sports facility with two indoor sports fields and a multi-use sports court. The fieldhouse will provide space for youth soccer, lacrosse and field hockey, and indoor pickleball. Secondary uses will include basketball, volleyball and community events such as graduations, church services and fundraisers. Schell said the loan would be similar to one the county approved for the construction of the Sand Hill Fields…

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  • Pickleball craze takes over in Williamson County
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    Pickleball craze takes over in Williamson County

    Two years ago, tennis coach Evan Smith said the pickleball craze had yet to reach Williamson County. Few teams. Even fewer instructors and clinics. Getting a pickleball court reservation? No problem. Fast forward to this summer. The Indoor Sports Complex in Brentwood was a hub for pickleball-playing residents and visitors. And this fall, it continues. “People play once, and get ‘the bug’ and want to keep playing and invite people to play,” Smith said. For subscribers:5 things you need to know about Spring Hill Crossings including potential pickleball courts The game is a combination of tennis, pingpong and badminton played on a court about one-third the size of a tennis…

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  • Henrico County Leaders Share Glimpse of $50M Indoor Sports Facility : CEG
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    Henrico County Leaders Share Glimpse of $50M Indoor Sports Facility : CEG

    Rendering of the future Henrico County Sports & Events Center. (Rendering courtesy of Henrico County Construction crews are hard at work putting up tilt panels to set up the structure of Henrico County’s new indoor Sports and Convocation Center at the soon-to-be-closed Virginia Center Commons in Glen Allen, Va. At the construction site Sept. 19, Henrico leaders gathered to give the public an update on the construction process and a glimpse at the facility, according to Richmond TV station WBBT. “The coming days mark some exciting times in the development of the sports and event center,” said Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas. In early 2020, the start of work on…

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  • Interlocal agreement signed for outdoor sports complex in McCracken County | News
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    Interlocal agreement signed for outdoor sports complex in McCracken County | News

    The McCracken County Fiscal Court, the Paducah City Commission and the McCracken County Sports Tourism Commission signed an interlocal agreement for the outdoor sports complex project.  PADUCAH — The McCracken County Fiscal Court, the Paducah City Commission and the McCracken County Sports Tourism Commission signed an interlocal agreement for the outdoor sports complex project.  McCracken County Judge Executive Craig Clymer says the facility will highlight Paducah and McCracken County.  “It’s really going to mark our community as a go-to spot in the entire region in the southeast,” Clymer says. “They come for the travel ball tournaments and that sort of thing, not only for our local kids to play on but…

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  • Muskego tops West through the air | Waukesha County Sports
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    Muskego tops West through the air | Waukesha County Sports

    WAUKESHA — The Muskego High School football team is known for running the ball offensively. In fact, the Warriors attempted just three passes Friday. However, all of those passes played pivotal roles in the Warriors’ 34-15 victory over Waukesha West in the Classic 8 Conference opener for both schools. Stay up-to-date on all the latest Waukesha County sports news with a subscription: Click here The Warriors (3-0) racked up 246 yards rushing on 35 attempts (7.0 average) and three scores while junior quarterback Bradyn Horn was 3-for-3 for 59 yards and two touchdowns throwing the ball for Muskego. “People laugh about how much we run but we work a ton…

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