Work Begins on Memorial Stadium's Turf

Published 04/17 2012 08:12PM

Updated 04/17 2012 11:33PM

    Crews have begun work to replace the turf at memorial stadium which has been there for about a dozen years.  Wichita falls ISD board  members voted unanimously to move forward with installing new turf. It's going to cost a little more than 700 thousand dollars for a fort worth company to work on this project.
    "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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