Category Archives: Athletics & Recreation

VCU Celebrates Construction Progress of New Basketball Training Facility

Richmond, VA – On January 22, 2015, Virginia Commonwealth University celebrated the construction of the new Basketball Training Facility with a ceremonial beam signing. With approximately 360 tons of steel framework in place, VCU Athletics is one step closer to the … Continue reading

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Virginia Athletics Receives $5 Million Gift for New Track and Field Facility

The University of Virginia Athletics Department has announced that a $5 Million Gift for the new VMDO-designed Track and Field Facility has been received! Click here to find out about the new improvements! Share/Bookmark This Post >>

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John Paul Jones Arena hosts Top 100 Camp

The John Paul Jones Arena has been home to the National Basketball Players Association's Top 100 Camp, held this past weekend, since 2007. For the participants at one of the game of basketball's most elite high school camps, John Paul … Continue reading

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Practice began on Monday, January 18, for the most highly anticipated season in Virginia Baseball history

Less than six months removed from Virginia's thrilling ride to Omaha and their first-ever College World Series appearance, the Cavalier baseball team was poised to begin practice for the 2010 season on Monday with the benefit of new training facilities. Phase … Continue reading

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VMDO Architects featured on Martha Woodroof’s WMRA Blog

Martha Woodruff just posted this entry about VMDO Architects, after the John Paul Jones Arena was voted Sports Illustrated’s Best New Arena of the Decade. Share/Bookmark This Post >>

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Sports Illustrated honors the John Paul Jones Arena

Sports Illustrated has named the John Paul Jones Arena the "Best New College Basketball Arena in the Country Over the Last Decade". SI states that the arena is the perfect size and includes state-of-the-art practice, training, and academic facilities. They … Continue reading

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Longwood University dedicates new Baseball Stadium

Longwood University officially dedicated its baseball facility, formerly known as Lancer Stadium, as “Charles Buddy Bolding Stadium” on Saturday, October 3, in recognition of the veteran mentor now in his 32nd year with the team. To find out more, click … Continue reading

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The VHA highlights three of VMDO Architects’ arenas at UVa

At the Venue Hospitality Association’s National Collegiate Conference held in Charlottesville, Virginia on May 21-23, 2007, the organization highlighted three of VMDO Architects’ projects for the University of Virginia: The John Paul Jones Arena, Scott Stadium, and Davenport Field.  Check … Continue reading

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Basketball and Entertainment at the John Paul Jones Arena

Excitement and anticipation continue to build as the new John Paul Jones Multipurpose Arena’s July 2006 opening day draws near. The seating is well under way with the majority of fixed seating installed and the first piece of the retractable … Continue reading

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New Wrestling Center Helps Cougars Win State Title

Congratulations to the Cougars, who won their third straight Group A state wrestling championship on Mar. 4. The win further solidifies an impressive record for the team; this is the ninth state wrestling championship title overall for Manassas Park City … Continue reading

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