Whitestown, which has a population of less than 9,000, is bracing for an estimated 20,000 to 40,000 visitors annually as well as national and international press who will attend tournaments that will be broadcast across the ESPN family of networks.
Sue and Chris Estep, owners of RoundTripper Baseball Academy in Westfield, say they met with Mayor Andy Cook to discuss the possibility of relocating to Grand Park.
The city of Westfield’s contract with Carmel-based Urick Concessions, which has been operating the outdoor food stands at the sports complex since it opened in 2014, ends Dec. 31.
The 65,000-square-foot-plus facility for Pro X Athlete Development would feature 44,000 square feet of open turf, full-length batting cages, weight room and golf simulators.
Zionsville and Plainfield are still in contention to land Little League International’s Central Region headquarters, but Westfield has apparently struck out.
The Fishers Sports Pavilion project was first introduced in April 2015, but construction never started. Now, a modified proposal with a $75 million price tag is heading to Fishers officials for consideration.
The owners of the Indy Fuel professional hockey team and Indianapolis-based developer Gershman Partners announced plans Monday to team up on a $40 million-plus sports, family entertainment and hospitality complex on 60 acres along Interstate 65 in Greenwood.
Little League International announced Thursday that it had narrowed the field to five finalists, with three in the Indianapolis area and two in Illinois.
The tournaments had been hosted in Indianapolis for more than 25 years but they’re moving to Westfield for at least one year while Little League looks for a new Central Region headquarters.
Father-and-son duo Jim and Sean Hallett announced plans Thursday to build a hockey and ice-skating facility on six acres in Freedom Park, south of Smith Valley Road between State Road 135 and U.S. 31 South.
The multi-faceted food-service company confirmed Monday that it has ended almost all of its involvement with the 400-acre sports campus in Westfield.