athletic field


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Noun1.athletic field - a piece of land prepared for playing a gameathletic field - a piece of land prepared for playing a game; "the home crowd cheered when Princeton took the field"
scene of action, arena - a playing field where sports events take place
ball field, baseball field, diamond - the baseball playing field
court - a specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played; "players had to reserve a court in advance"
football field, gridiron - the playing field on which football is played
palaestra, palestra - a public place in ancient Greece or Rome devoted to the training of wrestlers and other athletes
sports stadium, stadium, arena, bowl - a large structure for open-air sports or entertainments
bowling green - a field of closely mowed turf for playing bowls
midfield - (sports) the middle part of a playing field (as in football or lacrosse)
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A new athletic field for soccer, lacrosse and other sports will replace a vacant lot next to the Mount Prospect Ice Arena, under a plan approved by village trustees this week.
But only the squeals of 25 pigs, which were killed for a series of rituals, broke the somber mood at the Benguet athletic field here.
The visually striking facility sits amid a 9.24-acre, university-like campus, highlighted by a cutting-edge visual and performing arts building and a 57,600-square-foot athletic field. The campus is also home to a support service center that includes a nurse's office, library, and college career and wellness centers.
He recognized that it is on the athletic field we learn loyalty, discipline, the value of hard work, acceptance of responsibility, respect for oneself and others, and the mark of a mature person: the deferment of immediate gratification for long-term goals.
The surface temperature that any particular artificial athletic field might reach will vary with season and regional climate.
BBS Architects, Landscape Architects and Engineers serves as the architect; interior designer; mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineer; civil engineer; and site and athletic field designer for the entire construction program financed by the bond.
Project development and construction group Skanska AB (STO:SKAB) announced on Monday that it has signed a contract with The Texas A&M University System in College Station to construct a new football stadium and athletic field house for Praire View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas, US.
for the athletic field renovation at Shepherd Hill Regional High School.
"The improvements to the Camden High School Athletic Field have already had a positive impact on our students and community," states Superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard.
The key to building a good athletic field is providing a good root zone (Figure 22-3).
Like the two of them, I was a UNC varsity athlete, but their status comes from their value on the athletic field, and mine, a one-year walk-on marginal track and fielder, most assuredly does not.