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Academy, Ltd. (d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors), a $4 billion, premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, announced that it will open its first store in Tupelo, Mississippi at the intersection of N. Gloster St. & Barnes Crossing Rd. in 2015. Academy Sports + Outdoors currently operates four stores in Mississippi…

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DICK'S Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS) is progressing with its store expansion plans at full throttle, as apparent from its announcement of opening two new stores on Feb 20. The celebrations for the launch of these stores, located in Goldsboro, NC and at Westpark Town Plaza in Boise, ID, will continue…

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The Newport-Mesa Unified School District will spend $900,000 on field lighting at the planned Corona del Mar High School stadium, bringing the district's share of the project price tag to $8.3 million. The CDM Foundation, a school support group, previously had included the lights in its portion of the budget…

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The Rankin County school board could take another step forward in funding a new $9.7 million football stadium for Brandon High School. At its last meeting, the board approved hiring a firm to look at refinancing the district's debt to shore up more money to put toward the project. The…

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For most of Nichaun Wray’s four years as a Garinger athlete, the school’s weight room may as well have been known as the “wait room.” A lack of training equipment often taught Garinger’s athletes about being patient as much as it helped them get physically stronger. That changed Jan. 27…

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The new community sports hall at Altrincham Football Club has been officially opened by Sir Alex Ferguson. Club chairman Grahame Rowley said it was an ‘entirely fitting’ way of launching the facility at the J.Davidson Stadium. Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex was given a tour of the stadium before…

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Sylvania Schools has approved a $2.6-million agreement to share athletic facilities at Northview High School with Lourdes University. The deal with the private university in Sylvania was approved Monday night by the Sylvania Board of Education. The agreement was approved last month by the university’s 30-member board and by the…

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A plan to build a massive sports complex in Cape Coral is moving forward. On Monday night, Cape Coral City Council voted to draft a new lease with the South Florida Canoe Kayak Club. They want to build and fund a $22.5 million complex on Lake Kennedy, which is city-owned…

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A local real estate developer kicked off construction at a new sports training facility Monday in Loves Park. Chad Encheff of C&E Group announced the beginning of construction for a new indoor training facility for Bison Baseball, an Illinois traveling youth baseball team. The facility, located at 7155 Windsor Lake…

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Baseball fans attending Athletics games at O.Co Coliseum this season are in for a much better experience after the club spent $10 million to buy new video boards. The two new high-definition screens, produced by Daktronics, a leading scoreboard manufacturer, replace some of the oldest video boards in sports —…