25 Jul

AUSTINTOWN FITCH HIGH SCHOOL SETS THE STANDARD FOR SPORTS FACILITIES WITH NEW SYNTHETIC TURF FIELDS

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Renovations of Falcon Stadium, Richard L. Coppola Field, and a new practice field maximize playability for the school and community. Ground broke on November 8th, 2017 on Austintown Fitch’s new sports complex to feature professional quality artificial grass on the school’s football, baseball, and soccer fields. Despite climactic conditions caused by Northeast Ohio’s variable winter weather patterns, the fields were substantially completed in April 2018.
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13 Jul

FIH Certified, ASBA Awarded

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To become certified by the International Hockey Federation (FIH), a field has to tested by an Accredited Test Institute. This test includes "measurements of how the ball interacts with the playing surface, verifies adequate comfort and performance is being provided to ensure the well-being and protection of players and includes checks to confirm the field has been built to the dimensions, line marking, slope and surface drainage requirements of the FIH", according to the FIH Certification webpage.
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20 Apr

Browns Donate Turf Field To Lorain High School

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Since constructing the playing field at FirstEnergy Stadium in 1999, the Cleveland Browns have turned to SCG Fields for all their sports field construction needs. So when owners Dee & Jimmy Haslam began a five-field community initiative with the intent of increasing academic interest for Cleveland high school students through sports, SCG was named the
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22 Mar

Shock Pads 101

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Shock Pads- what are they and where did they come from? Synthetic turf systems have transformed since their initial start in 1965. With the addition of a shock absorbent pad, synthetic turf systems have been engineered to improve turf life and player safety. Since the creation of synthetic turf, products have improved, better maintenance was developed,
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