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NCAA Rule Change: Restricted Area Arc

Last week, the NCAA announced a rule change regarding the restricted area arc for men’s competition basketball.  Below is all the information you need to understand how this may impact your organization. Question: What is the rules change? Answer: The NCAA Men’s Basketball Rules Committee approved a proposal to expand the restricted area arc from 3′ to… Read More

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Purchasing Co-Ops: NJPA

Purchasing Co-ops can be hard to understand.  We know – we had trouble understanding them ourselves at first.  However, once we dove in to our first co-op, NJPA (National Joint Powers Alliance), we realized this is a mostly untapped resource that could save our customers time, money, and headaches. Co-ops take the headache out of… Read More

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Floating & Anchored Floors: What’s the Difference?

We get this question alot.  Heck, when we started in this business, we asked it ourselves.  So, it’s time to solve the mystery of the difference between floating and anchored floors. Floating Wood Floors A floating floor is a floor that is not adhered or fastened to the substrate in any way.  In essence, they… Read More

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Water & Wood Gym Floors

This is what can happen when water and wood floors mix. Wood expands and contracts based on the amount of moisture in the air around it.  If excessive moisture gets into your wood floor, it will cause your floor to either cup or crown.  Cupping occurs when individual boards bend upward at the edges because… Read More

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Russellville High Gym more than 50 percent complete

The new Russellville High School gym is more than 50 percent complete, and construction officials hope to have the project finished by the beginning of the 2015 school year. Van Horn Construction Vice President Chad Weisler said the project is over halfway complete during a Russellville Board of Education building and grounds meeting on Monday.… Read More

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New Northark gym floor dedicated

Written by: Chandra Huston Courtesy of: Northark.blogspot.com North Arkansas College dedicated a new wood floor in Pioneer Pavilion during basketball games held earlier this week. The dedication ceremony honored Community First Bank and Magness Toyota who donated just under $100K in funding to the North Arkansas College Foundation to finance the upgrade. The donors were… Read More

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NorthArk dedicates new floor, wins two

Written by: Scott McDonald Courtesy of: Boone County Sports Report HARRISON — The shiny new wooden playing floor took center stage Monday night at Pioneer Pavilion as the North Arkansas College Pioneers and Lady Pioneers honored the donors who made the new playing surface possible. Between NorthArk’s two victories on Monday, college officials recognized representatives… Read More

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Northark Gym Floor Dedication Monday

By: News Release Courtesy of: KRZK.com Northark athletes will be playing on a bright and shiny new wood floor at Pioneer Pavilion Monday night, November 10. The floor upgrade is courtesy of Magness Toyota and Community First Bank who donated the funding to the North Arkansas College Foundation.  Representatives from both businesses will be recognized… Read More

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Chipola College Gymnasium Renovation is a Slam-Dunk Success

Courtesy of: Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. and MyPanhandle.com The Chipola Indians have built a legacy filled with success and pride. And this month fans have something new to cheer for, a renovated gymnasium worth bragging on. This is the first renovation the MiltonH.JohnsonCenter has taken on in more than 30 years. The renovation cost 1.6 million dollars… Read More

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Tape on a Finished Gym Floor? Is it ever okay?

Tape is a Four Letter Word There are a lot of things that can damage a wood gym floor: water, heavy loads, auto scrubbers, etc. But there is one type of damage that makes us cringe each time we hear it.  One word: TAPE.  Call and tell us that you put tape on your floor, and… Read More

Ole Miss Square Jam

Ole Miss Hoops Kicks Off Basketball Season with Square Jam

Courtesy of olemisssports.com OXFORD, Miss. — As part of the weekend’s Homecoming activities, the Ole Miss men’s and women’s basketball teams participated in the third annual Square Jam Friday night. “What a great time it is to be an Ole Miss Rebel,” said head men’s basketball coach Andy Kennedy, speaking to the crowd before the start of… Read More

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Trend Alert: LSU’s Stained Center Court Logo

  LSU’s Stained Tiger Head Nowadays, keeping up with the Jones’s is more prevalent than ever. Houses, cars, clothes, etc. – everyone wants what everyone else has. The same is true in the gym floor industry.  We constantly see trends that spread like wildfire.  Why? Because no one wants to admit someone else’s gym floor… Read More