Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Vikings Gym Gets a Facelift.(West Side Journal)

Byline: James Yodice Journal Staff Writer

$3.8 Million Put Into VHS Project

Can $2.8 million buy Valley High School an even better home-court advantage than the one the Vikings already have?

Probably not, but there's nothing wrong with sprucing up your digs, eh?

Construction crews are nearing the end of a long, comprehensive overhaul of Valley's gymnasium, including a number of major cosmetic changes to both the gym and the locker rooms that border it. It's a building that is almost 50 years old, and this is perhaps the biggest renovation the campus has ever seen.

When the crowds start filing back into the gym in November when the next basketball season begins, the place certainly won't have that same lived-in look it's always had. …

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