For the first time since 2016, Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines hosted the first and second rounds of the NCAA Tournament this past weekend. The arena, home of the NBA G League Iowa Wolves, put its best foot forward and, by all accounts, succeeded in providing a quality venue and good experience for those in attendance.
Iowa State announced on Wednesday that Hilton Coliseum will be undergoing an upgrade, pending approval from the Board of Regents.
The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center unveiled its latest improvement this week; one which will guarantee more fans the ability to see live tennis, even during inclement weather.
Iowa City is a fun college town. There is a lot to see, great food options, and plenty of lodging if you’re staying in town. The Hawkeyes are building a quality program and taking in a game at Duane Banks Field provides a fun college baseball atmosphere.
After much controversy, the decision of what to do with Greer Stadium is coming into focus. Last week, Nashville Mayor David Briley proposed to demolish the former home of the Nashville Sounds and to reincorporate the former field into Fort Negley Park. The plan, which still needs the approval of the city council, would bookmark $1 million to tear down and clear out the old ballpark to begin the process of restoring the land. Mayor Briley told The Tennessean, “This is a moment where community participation, where voices being here led us to the right result.”
The Knapp Center sits on the grounds of Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. The arena opened on December 1, 1992 at a cost of $12.5 million and was named after William Knapp, a member of the Drake Board of Trustees, who played an integral part in getting financing for the arena.