The new BK Tennis Academy is going to be at the northeast corner of 21st and 119th.
Brothers Kenny and Brent Fields looked at moving their academy from near Kellogg and Tyler to the Maize area.
“But we started thinking, well, those kids get bused in there,” Kenny Fields says of Maize. He figures that means the kids don’t live there. But at 21st and 119th, he says, “We started noticing how the buses go right by that area.” Meaning more kids live near that area.
Also, the site they considered in Maize would have taken longer to get started building than the other one.
“We’re on a time a crunch to be in by winter of this year,” Kenny Fields says.