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Company News
May 23, 2017
SYNTHETIC SURFACES INC. LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE at WWW.NORDOT.COM Synthetic Surfaces Inc. (SSI) has a new website with a fresh look that is clean, orderly, easy to navigate, and offers an expanded variety of information. The SSI website provides valuable material about its products that should help their synthetic turf, aquatic, military, industrial customers, plus architects, engineers, specifiers and potential customers, to make well-informed choices for their projects. The updated “Action... more
High School News
May 22, 2017
Wheelchair track and field athletes in Nebraska are calling for an opportunity to compete at the high school state championships. However, the Nebraska Student Activities Association (NSAA) does not allow them to enter races at the district or state level. According to omaha.com, some wheelchair-using athletes, such as Eva Houston, a sophomore at Westside High School who has cerebral palsy, believes that the issue is one of fairness and equal access for all athletes. “I just want to be... more
Basketball
May 19, 2017
Effective with the 2017-18 high school basketball season, play will be stopped and an official warning will be given to the head coach – and recorded in the scorebook – for misconduct by the coach or other bench personnel unless the offense is judged to be major, in which case a technical foul shall be assessed.  This new rule was one of the five changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Basketball Rules Committee at its April 10-12 meeting in... more
Leadership
May 19, 2017
Colorado Mesa University has announced that Kris Mort and Bryan Rooks, two experienced veterans of the university's athletic department, will jointly fill the role as CMU athletic director.   "Bryan and Kris are two talented and extraordinarily knowledgeable people who have decades of experience between them. I have every confidence they can continue to lead the department and our athletic programs in a positive direction as our new co-directors," said CMU President Tim Foster.   "We are also... more
Facilities
May 19, 2017
Prior to the Pan American Games in Toronto, Adidas and Mondo became aware of some misconceptions that surfaced regarding compression spikes. Sponsored athletes competing in the Pan Am Games were notified that they were at risk of not being able to use their sponsor-provided gear in races due to falsely founded track regulations. Specifically, there was concern that the runners’ spikes would cause damage to the track. Fortunately, track officials contacted Mondo America Inc. as well as... more
May 18, 2017
Baseball. Soccer. Football. Track & Field. What do all these sports and more have in common? The athletes. And they need to stay in shape to be ready for the game or meet. Proper strength training equipment is essential to keep athletes physically and mentally ready to be able to perform safely in their sports activities. M.A.S.A. (Mid America Sports Advantage) provides professional-grade strength training equipment to be used by athletes. Whether you are working with free weights,... more

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