LUCASVILLE, Ohio (WSAZ) – In Lucasville, there’s a commonplace of excellence. School officials really feel a accountability to present Valley High School college students with the very best sources. A model new, $2 million sports activities facility will be certain that student-athletes have enough house and gear to good their craft.

“I believe it adds to what we already have that separates us from the others,” mentioned Superintendent Scott Rolfe.

The facility stands tall behind one of many endzones on the soccer stadium. It will probably be dwelling to the soccer crew’s new locker room, however that’s solely a fraction of how the ability will probably be used.

“They walk in and they have a state of the art weight room, a turf field, batting cages, and soon to have a golf simulator,” mentioned Valley Local Schools board member Troy Gahm. “I just love seeing people’s faces when they walk in the door and they’re just blown away that, in Lucasville, our kids have the opportunity to play in this wonderful facility.”

It is a multi-purpose house that gives an indoor, climate-controlled atmosphere when groups want it. School officials see it as an funding in the neighborhood’s future.

“If you want to have a good community, you need to have a good school,” Gahm mentioned. “If you want to have a good school, you need to give your kills everything that they need to succeed.”

All that’s left is ornamental work, and some ending touches on the outside of the constructing. Some groups have already began to use the constructing. It will probably be 100% full by the top of the summer time.

“Everything from academics to sports, we try to provide for our staff and students the best we can. This is something that is going to keep us in the top tier of all the schools in the county,” Rolfe mentioned.

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