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Proposed sports park brings many potential benefits to community !

Delano, CA. Supervisor David Couch came before the Delano City Council on Sept. 17 and proposed a plan to work with the city of Delano to create a future Delano Sports Park.

Couch, who has been representing Delano and other north Kern communities for only about four months, included possibly offering up a parcel of land adjacent to the city’s soccer park complex, at Woollomes Avenue and Dover Street, to start the new park that could include baseball and softball fields where residents and groups, such as Delano Little League, could play games. The plan could also include improved parking for the area and lights for the new fields, as well as the current soccer fields.

“We haven’t gotten to the point of what exactly would be included,” Couch said. “We just found out the county has land near the city’s soccer fields, so we can expand what’s there with baseball, softball fields and even possibly an aquatic facility.”

Couch and Delano City Council member Joe Aguirre hatched the plan after being approached by Delano Little League representatives who were complaining about the condition of the current fields at Memorial Park. Quite a bit of work was done on the county portion of the fields.

“We were approached by Little League representatives about the poor conditions there,” Couch said. “So we started working on that. Then they told us they wanted to possibly have tournaments there, but they didn’t have the right lights. Then they mentioned the possibility of expanding in the area near the city’s soccer fields.”

To fund a future sports park, Couch suggested the city of Delano create an economic opportunity area, similar to plans Kern County has created in places like Lost Hills and Arvin.

Couch’s proposal would explore the potential development of a sports complex, combining the current soccer fields with a new Little League baseball facility, an aquatic center and other concepts. Couch said the county already owns additional land adjacent to the shopping center and soccer fields that could be developed for additional recreational facilities for the city of Delano.

Funding could come from both city and county coffers. The city could generate money by establishing a Delano, Sports, Tourism and Re-investment Zone. Other funding sources could include Proposition 68 grant funds, as well as possible city and county community development block grants.

At the end of his presentation, Couch asked Mayor Pro-Tem Ruben Hill to direct city staff to work with county staff and community groups to explore the feasibility of a sports park and/or aquatic center. Both sides would also explore funding mechanisms separately, and even jointly, when feasible.

Couch said an EOA could generate millions of dollars to be used specifically for recreational uses.

“Like many cities, Delano’s biggest money generator is sales tax,” Couch said. “Tournaments could be held at these fields, all year round, and the people who come to these games with their kids will spend money to eat and go to the movies and, for out-of-town visitors, will spend the night at various hotels.”

“That’s a lot of money being spent,” Couch said. “And then these people will go home.”

After Couch’s sports park presentation to the Delano City Council, Aguirre encouraged staff to review the plan.

“We can capture taxes from the new development,” Aguirre said, “and put some money aside to pay for recreational facilities.”

Aguirre pointed to future baseball and softball fields, lighting of current soccer fields and better parking.

“In five to 10 years, we can invest back into the community with this project and do it without hurting ourselves financially.” Aguirre said. “The community would certainly benefit. I know the kids would!”

“I would ask staff to investigate this proposal and get back to the council,” he said.

Couch’s proposal could define a boundary for the Delano region wherein the incremental property and sales tax growth generated from properties within the boundary is dedicated to reinvestment into the area to provide funding for the construction and ongoing care and maintenance of sports park facilities.

Adding a Little League facility, an aquatic facility or other sports facilities near a major Delano commercial area and close to a major north/south freeway would generate synergies that benefit all who participate in activities in this area.

Also, such a sports complex will add to the vibrancy and economic activity within this area. Players, families and fans would use the nearby shopping, restaurant and recreational facilities.

With such a facility so close to the freeway and in a central location in California, Little League and community leaders can tout their location, hotel rooms nearby and the area’s amenities to draw tournaments and other events to Delano.

This would positively impact sales tax revenue and transient occupancy taxes.

Meanwhile, the county has made major investments to Memorial Park, with more planned. The city of Delano is also considering adding an additional field at Memorial Park.

So far, the requests the county have completed include:

• Sprinkler work

• Scrape and level fields from rodent holes. Replace, replant grass. Using seed where fill is needed (ongoing).

• Dedicated existing restroom for Little League

• Repair stairs

• Backflow device

• Backstops repaired

• Dugout gates, roof, other repairs.

• Graffiti abated

Besides the city and county, local school districts could use the proposed new sports park facilities, especially a competition-size swimming pool.

Former Delano City Council member and current Delano Joint Union High School District board member Art Armendariz said having a pool would help all three high schools in the future.

School districts got out of the “pool-building business” because it’s so expensive, he said.

Armendariz said the key to the joint proposal’s success is the city and county working together, which hasn’t always happened in the past.

“We have David (Couch) as a new supervisor to our area and he comes in with his eyes wide-open,” Armendariz said, “looking to see where we can work together like other cities and communities have been doing across the county.

“He did just that, proposing to work with us, and is willing to help. Coming to join us, is a righteous thing to do. It’s all part of the collaborative effort.”

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New Signature Concession Items Revealed at Arrowhead Stadium !

New Signature Concession Items Revealed at Arrowhead Stadium !

The regular season returns to Arrowhead Stadium this Sunday, and with that comes a brand-new variety of concession items available to fans throughout the 2018 campaign.

Representatives from Aramark and Levy Restaurants debuted those items on Tuesday afternoon, completing a thorough process that strives to provide fans with the top culinary experience in the National Football League.

“We start with everything on paper. We take a lot of feedback from the guests the prior season and we look at food trends, kind of taking all of those things into consideration,” said Leo Dominguez, Executive Chef at Levy Restaurants. “We sit down with all of those ideas and start there, then we go through a series of tastings. Our team will do some tastings deciding what’s good and what we like, then we’ll move forward and do tastings with the Chiefs. Once we see what works for them, we’ll come to a mutual agreement on some items.

“It’s a long, but very fun, process. A lot of people put in a lot of hard work to make this happen.”

A similar process takes place for the folks at Aramark, such as Senior Executive Chef Erin Wishon.

“We’re in the hospitality business,” Wishon explained. “We want people to come and enjoy the game from a total well-rounded approach – not just the field.”

Here’s a look at some of the new items that fans can expect at Arrowhead this season, beginning with concessions that will be available in all general seating areas as explained by Wishon.

Diablo Chicken Sandwich

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What is it: “This is one that came from the playoffs last year and was a fan favorite. It has some serious heat with the Reaper sauce. It’s fried chicken tenders with some pepper jack cheese, fresh jalapenos and this Reaper sauce that has some serious bite.”

Tennessee Hot Chicken Mac and Cheese

What is it: “It’s popcorn chicken tossed in a Tennessee hot sauce with some braised onions on top of our classic mac and cheese.”

Flank Steak Taco

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What is it: “This is seasoned flank steak with lime and pico de gallo. It also has Takis in it, which is a fun little twist and adds some crunch and a little modern update to the taco.”

The Chiefs’ very own craft brew, Kingdom Blonde Ale, will also be available in-stadium this season.

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Here are a handful of items that will be available on the Club Level at Arrowhead this season, as explained by Dominguez. 

Cow and Pig

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What is it: “This is featured at our barbeque stand. It’s in-house smoked biscuit, smoked pulled pork and some crispy onion strips served on a fresh brioche bun.”

Sweet Corn Nachos

New Arrowhead Concession Items

What is it: “This is a great vegetarian item. It’s house-made tortilla chips with a bit of queso fresco, sweet grilled corn and finished with a little chili lime salt and fresh limes.”

Pork Tenderloin Sandwich

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What is it: “It’s an in-house breaded and pounded out pork tenderloin, fried to order and served on a brioche bun.”

Kingdom Cake

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What is it: “It’s a sweet monkey bread served in a pizza box. As you can see, it’s very large and definitely enough to share. It’s [my favorite]. I think it’s just a great item and it has that ‘wow’ factor that we like. It’s a great item.”

Also new to the Club Level this season will be the Kingdom Kitchen, a brand-new concessions concept that will feature a variety of items throughout the season.

“In this area, we’ll feature items all year looking for feedback,” Dominguez explained. “We’ll take that feedback to create concession menu items – or even an entire concessions concept – for next season.”

It’s all just another reason to visit Arrowhead Stadium in what should be an exciting – and delicious – football season.

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Yorktown Sports Complex Expected to Open Mid-October !

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Town officials and Montessano Bros. representatives break out the hard hats and shovels for the ceremonial groundbreaking in December 2017.

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Residents, adjust your calendars. The opening date for the Granite Knolls Sports and Recreation Complex on Stoney Street is now expected to be in mid-October. And although that may still be a moving target, one of those overseeing its development since its ground-breaking ceremony in mid-December said last week that he was “confident” it’s going to open at least prior to the end of the year.

Todd Orlowski, superintendent of Parks and Recreation, updated the Town Board at its meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 4, on the progress of the $3.8 million project, which also recently sparked a debate over a grant the current administration has been accused of losing.

That debate continued among officials of the current and past administrations, with a volunteer on the Recreation Commission calling out Councilman Ed Lachterman for playing “gotcha politics.”

Lachterman, who along with Councilman Tom Diana is a minority holdover from the Republican administration of Town Supervisor Michael Grace, had claimed at a board meeting on Aug. 8 that the succeeding Democratic administration had “lost” a $300,000 grant for lighting at the sports complex. Grace’s assistant, Mary Capoccia, supported his contention, saying that Grace had “detailed very, very clearly everything about Granite Knolls,” including the grant, during his transition meeting with Town Supervisor Ilan Gilbert on Dec. 28. She said Grace told Gilbert he had to act on the grant in the next month.

Gilbert, in response, faulted Capoccia’s account and criticized the transition meetings as being “so short and so vague that I found them to be useless.”

Al Avitabile, vice chair of the Recreation Commission, added to the argument during Orlowski’s update at the Sept. 4 meeting after predicting Granite Knolls will be “a world-class facility” and “something Yorktown is going to be very proud of.”

“There’s been a concern about the grant that we didn’t get for lighting,” he began. “First of all, we didn’t know about this grant. We didn’t know about this grant because when it was given, it wasn’t passed on to people that were responsible for doing anything about it. The second thing is, if you read the email for this grant, it says it’d take a year to get it and you have to have the grant before you spend money on the lights.

“Our lights are up now. The rec commission negotiated a contract, which you signed, for $900,000 for the lights. We got a price of $550,000, installed, for these same lights. Not only were they installed, we got a better light, because there were concrete poles. So we saved far beyond what you were going to save with the grant and we got them a lot sooner, so this project wouldn’t be delayed.”

As for the delays, Avitabile said, “We had three nor’easters in a row, but that doesn’t count.” He further argued that the contract with Montesano for construction did not include penalty clauses, “the hammer that a negotiating team would have to force the contractor to work faster.”

“Not that he hasn’t been doing a great job” he said, “because he has been, and so has the team on the Recreation Commission.”

Avitabile said he didn’t see Yorktown as a Republican town or a Democratic town; he sees a town in which “we all work together.”

But, “When you play ‘gotcha politics,’ it bothers me.”

“I don’t think we were playing ‘gotcha politics,’ “ Lachterman said, explaining that his remarks at the Aug. 8 meeting weren’t “a criticism.”

“There have been questions that have come in to the Town Board,” he said. “People are interested in this. People want to know…If I don’t get an answer, I will press it.”

Grace, during courtesy of the floor, also challenged Gilbert’s recollection of the Dec. 28 transition meeting as it related to the $300,000 grant.

“We discussed it. I discussed it with you. I know I discussed it with you because I took a lot of pride in that project. I took a lot of pride not only in the project, but making sure that the project was going to come in at or under budget,” he said. “I take umbrage at your characterization of our meeting.”

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This massive sports complex could be a game changer !

SPRINGFIELD, Va. – Kendrick Ashton and Craig Dixon met as college underclassmen 24 years ago. Ashton would go on to make his fortune in finance. Dixon would make his in law. Then, about six years ago, these old friends got a new idea. And it’s fair to say they think big.

This week they’ll open a sports and wellness complex so outsized that just about the only thing bigger is their ambition to take the concept national.

The St. James, a 450,000-square-foot behemoth in the Virginia suburbs of Washington, is set to open Saturday. It’ll house a wide-ranging array of sports, wellness and active-entertainment options all under one roof. Oh, and that roof offers clearances of as much as 65 feet in the fieldhouse.

“The St. James is not big for the sake of being big,” Dixon says. “It’s large because we had to build the venues necessary to fit and accommodate the requirements of the sports we’re serving.”

FIFA regulation-size field in the fieldhouse? Check. Two NHL regulation-size rinks? Check. Eight squash courts, seven golf simulators and six batting cages? Check, check – and check.

There’s a 50-meter Olympic regulation-length pool, indoor water park, gymnastics center, climbing and bouldering spaces, e-sports gaming theater, four full-length basketball courts that are convertible to nine volleyball courts. Did we mention the 50,000-square-foot health club? Or the sports medicine center? How about the restaurant set to open in November? And even that’s not everything.

Ashton and Dixon, co-founders and co-CEOs, decline to say what the high-end construction cost other than that it’s “a meaningful investment.” Cain International, a diversified international real estate investment firm, is a financial partner. The campus sits on 20 acres near a confluence of well-traveled highways within 10 miles of more than 1.2 million people.

So, is it a matter of: If you build it, they will come? Dixon seems slightly offended at the notion it’s that simple.

“We did a tremendous amount of work in order to develop a business thesis,” he says, including studying sports participation by zip code in some of the nation’s most affluent counties as well as “studying businesses in this space more broadly across the country in order to convince ourselves that this was an idea worth pursuing.”

Ashton compares one-stop sporting to the one-stop shopping of the original suburban shopping malls. “People have been buying stuff since we came out of the primordial ooze,” he says. “The mall was a new format” for people to shop “and The St. James is a new format for people to consume active endeavors and wellness endeavors.”

The old friends hope having so many options under one roof will make the place attractive in this traffic-clogged region. “You are not driving all over town to pursue these passions,” Dixon says. “You are coming to one place where you can spend all day – and we hope you do.”

“Families don’t just want to do one thing,” Ashton says. “The ability for Mom to go to the health club while the daughter is in swim practice. The ability for Dad to hit a golf ball while the son is in lacrosse practice. … A big part of the scale is the synergy created by having all these uses in one place.”

That means their own families too. Dixon has daughters ages 13, 11 and 6. Ashton has 7-year-old twins, a boy and a girl.

So what about that name – St. James? Sounds a bit regal for a place where most users will come to sweat.

“It’s derived from the Court of St. James’s, which is the place where all the ambassadors to and from the United Kingdom are posted,” Ashton says. “The Court of St. James’s for a very long time was the center of much of the activity that was happening globally,” making it a metaphor for center of the universe. That’s what they hope their creation will be for active families.

Ashton, 42, and Dixon, 43, say they’ve purchased land in Chicago with plans to open a facility there in early 2021. They say they’re looking for land in Los Angeles and someday hope to have versions of their palatial gyms in many other cities.

That’s the other part of the St. James name: They say it is meant to evoke a sense of timelessness as the brand evolves. And then there’s the fact Ashton and Dixon met at the College of William & Mary, which received its charter from the Crown.

“We are alums of the College,” Dixon says, “and we have an affinity for all things British.”

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Sports Park Aims to Reach Completion in May of 2019 !

Panama City Beach, Fla. – The new Panama City Beach sports park construction is in full swing and the Tourist Development Council says they are about 60 percent done with the earthwork. Recently, dirt was brought into the area due to the rainy weather in an effort to dry things up. 

TDC members expect to reach completion around May of 2019 and their first tournament will kick off in June. The park will have fourteen rectangular fields and an indoor sports complex. Catie Feeney with the TDC said the project costs around 35 million dollars. They expect the final results to be worth the efforts. 

“The reason that we wanted the sports complex was so that we could bring business to the area throughout the entire year, whether its rain or shine, hot or cold, we can have sports teams out there and have heads in beds.,” said Catie Feeney, Tourist Development Council Public Relations Manager. 

The park will not just benefit visitors, the entire project will create several hundred jobs. 

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BEACON Athletics Weekly Updates / And Deals ! (Sept.)

Don’t dread indoor practice, instead use workouts that are

Enjoyable and Productive.

We have some drills designed for indoor practice.
As a young high school baseball player, I used to dread indoor baseball practice. I would have rather been playing baseball outside in the Wisconsin winter instead of being stuck in the gym. Indoor baseball practices meant waiting in line to hit 15 balls, only about half of which were actually hittable. Because of strict rules stating that players could not attend practices ran by the actual coaches during the off season, we were generally stuck with parents volunteering their time. A few of these volunteers might have mistaken themselves for our coaches, but that’s neither here nor there – most of these “Indoor Workouts” were really an “Indoor Waste Of Time.”

It wasn’t until my senior year of high school that these indoor workouts became enjoyable and productive. Word eventually got out between players that our winter workouts were no longer just a waste of time and suddenly our participation numbers grew! The reason for all of this was because one former player who played at the collegiate level volunteered to run our indoor baseball practice. His productive & exciting drills that actually worked with limited space. We’ve outlined a few indoor drills…

Click to view Brent Schroeder’s suggestions in the “Indoor Baseball Practice – Beginner Drills … and check out these product specials below.

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