"We are taking out the old AstroTurf, using that word generically, asphalt base improving the drainage system, flatting out the field a little bit. Basically beautifying and making this facility a lot safer," said Douglass Morgan, Paragon Sports.
WFISD says the cost of the new field also covers the price of installing a new drainage system. It's expected to be done by June 1st, in time for the Oil Bowl.
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