For several months now, Hampton Roads had been hearing about this new $68 million state-of-the-art indoor sports facility that was going to change the face of sports in our area.
Then, there it was. A bright beautiful blue 200-meter hydraulic track. The track could be raised or lowered for banked corners. In the middle were eight lanes for sprints and hurdles. There also were long- and triple-jump runways and not one but two runways for the pole vault. At one end also was the high-jump area.