Installation of a new FieldTurf playing surface was completed in the spring of 2013, providing a state-of-the art surface that not only holds up to challenging weather conditions, but also allows the stadium to be a multi-use facility.
The Red McCombs Red Zone Sports Medicine & Strength Training Project, located in the lower levels of the north end zone was completed in the summer of 2013. The two-floor, 32,448 square-foot project includes a state of the art sports medicine facility on the upper floor, and a strength training complex on the lower floor. Amenities include a hydrotherapy pool, two plunge pools, golf putting and simulator area, a 40-yard acceleration track, a nutrition area and student-athlete/staff locker rooms.
In 2009, south end zone seating was upgraded and expanded, increasing the stadium to its current capacity of 100,119, making it the seventh-largest collegiate stadium in the country and the largest in the Southwest. In addition, renovations were completed on the Moncrief-Neuhaus Athletic Center that provided a new football academic center approximately three times the size of the previous area, along with a new indoor practice area, defensive meeting room, hall of fame and a newly-designed facility entrance.
The Durham Academy Athletic Hall of Fame will induct its fifth class of honorees on Dec. 16, 2022, at 6 p.m. Established in 2013, the Athletic Hall of Fame comprises alumni athletes, coaches, administrators and supporters who were particularly outstanding in a specific sport and helped to advance athletics at DA in their time. This marks the fifth class inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame. With the induction of the 2022 class, the hall will stand at 37 members, representing alumni classes ranging from 1977 to 2015, as well as coaches and supporters spanning the decades.
The first video is 7 minutes and was recorded on August 11, 2013. Congressman Joel Pritchard, Barney McCallum, and Bill Bell invented the game of pickleball one summer afternoon in 1965 on Bainbridge Island, WA. In Barney's own words, here is the story, along with views of the original (and oldest) pickleball courts in the world.
Emerald City Nights: Live At The Penthouse (1963-1964) brings forth a collection of previously unreleased recordings of the iconic pianist Ahmad Jamal captured live at the hallowed Seattle jazz club. Featuring trios with bassists Richard Evans and Jamil Nasser, drummers Chuck Lampkin, Vernel Fournier and Frank Grant. Limited Edition 2 LP set on 180g vinyl with audio transferred from the original tape reels and mastered by the legendary Bernie Grundman.
Emerald City Nights: Live At The Penthouse (1965-1966), brings forth a collection of previously unreleased recordings of the iconic pianist Ahmad Jamal captured live at the hallowed Seattle jazz club. Featuring trios with bassists Richard Evans and Jamil Nasser, drummers Chuck Lampkin, Vernel Fournier and Frank Grant.
Founded in 1977, the Baker University Athletic Hall of Fame is one of the oldest athletic halls of fame in Kansas. The Baker Athletic Hall of Fame and induction procedure have been used as a model by other colleges who want to preserve their sports tradition and history. 2b1af7f3a8