Industry News

Tackling ticks with tech

June 28, 2018

Most likely, you or someone you know has been affected by Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness in the US with more than 300,000 cases diagnosed each year. In

Drone operators concerned about county’s proposed parks ban

June 28, 2018

According to an article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel by Don Behm, Milwaukee County parks officials want to prevent drones from swarming parks and parkways and creating safety problems in

3 ways midsize collegiate sports venues are evolving

June 28, 2018

According to an article on the Athletic Business website by Mike Cornoni and Chad Barrington, smaller venues and mid-level colleges are facing the same realities as larger programs, while smaller

GreenCare for Troops announces Recruiting Challenge to attract new volunteers

June 28, 2018

On the heels of its successful GreenCare for Troops Awareness Week, Project EverGreen announces a recruiting challenge and commemorative T-shirt offer to attract new volunteers. The limited edition “Service Is In

Is the hospitality industry closing the lid on the traditional corporate box?

June 26, 2018

Interesting story from Sports Venue Business out of the UK on the future of corporate suites at stadiums from the hospitality industry point of view, read it here  

Free webinar – STMA Field Safety Series, July 2

June 26, 2018

This webinar will introduce performance testing of sports fields. Dr. Gerald Henry from University of Georgia will present “Enhancing Athletic Field Safety” on Monday, July 2 at 1 pm ET. Performance

Vice mayor urges town to budget for field maintenance

June 26, 2018

According to an online story from the Covington (TN) Leader, vice mayor Mac McGowan proposed an additional $12,000 to the parks and recreation department to provide for a full-time field

Flying hot dog injuries Phillies fan

June 26, 2018

According to insurancejournal.com, a “flying frankfurter and not a foul ball that left a baseball fan with a black eye in Philadelphia.” Kathy McVay says she was at Monday night’s

Akron’s Rubber Bowl to be demolished

June 19, 2018

The AP reports the Rubber Bowl in Akron, OH will soon be demolished. The landmark stadium hosted Billy Graham, Karl Wallenda and the Rolling Stones along with lots and lots

Mercedes-Benz Stadium will need real grass for World Cup

June 19, 2018

According to an article by Tim Tucker in the Atlanta Journal Constitution, If Mercedes-Benz Stadium hosts World Cup matches in 8 years, as seems highly likely, a natural-grass playing surface