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Midwestern State Revamps with AstroTurf

Midwestern State Revamps with AstroTurf

Wichita Falls, TX, October 4, 2016 – Last December, the MSU Board of Regents approved a multimillion-dollar plan to upgrade many of the school’s athletic fields. Now that plan has come to fruition. Today Midwestern State University features several state-of-the-art...

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WKU Hilltoppers Ready to Shine on New Diamond

WKU Hilltoppers Ready to Shine on New Diamond

Bowling Green, KY, September 26, 2016 – WKU is looking for more play and less delay when their baseball team takes the field next season. To get a leg up on Mother Nature, Nick Denes Field is getting a facelift with a brand new, state-of-the-art AstroTurf® Diamond...

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New Stadium has South Dakota State Jacked for Football

New Stadium has South Dakota State Jacked for Football

Brookings, SD, September 21 – The iconic blue and yellow checkerboard end zones shine even brighter when the South Dakota State Jackrabbits kick off on their new home field. Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium opened this fall, and the new home of the Jackrabbits features a...

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New Field at Lawrence Technological University is on Point

New Field at Lawrence Technological University is on Point

Southfield, MI, September 19, 2016 – Lawrence Technological University is in the midst of a major athletic facility upgrade, and they’re starting from the ground up. LTU Athletic Field now features a cutting edge playing surface from AstroTurf®, the originators of the...

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Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol a Huge Success

Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol a Huge Success

The Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol took place on September 10, 2016 to 156,990 spectators on an AstroTurf field.  AstroTurf converted the speedway to a football field in just nine days! Enjoy the photos! (via SaturdayDownSouth.com)...

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AstroTurf Sale to SportGroup Finalized

AstroTurf Sale to SportGroup Finalized

Dalton, GA, August 19, 2016 – The sale of AstroTurf® to SportGroup® Holdings has closed, creating arguably the largest outdoor sports surfacing company in the world.  The sale was approved on Friday, August 12, 2016 and closed Friday, August 19, 2016.  AstroTurf...

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Why the Artificial Grass Market Is Greener

Why the Artificial Grass Market Is Greener

Hockey teams at the Rio Olympics are squaring off on artificial pitches made by a German firm. And SportGroup's products don't stop there - the market for synthetic sport and activity surfaces is booming. Article courtesy of Von Joachim Hofer, Global Edition...

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CMU Installs New Turf at Kelly/Shorts Stadium

CMU Installs New Turf at Kelly/Shorts Stadium

Story Courtesy of 9&10 News Northern Michigan's News Leader MT. PLEASANT – When Central Michigan kicks off its 2016 season at Kelly/Shorts Stadium in September, it will do so on a new synthetic turf. Work began in June to replace the previous playing surface, which...

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AstroTurf® on Display at SOZO Sports’ Field Day

AstroTurf® on Display at SOZO Sports’ Field Day

The brand that pioneered the artificial turf industry will be showcased at Washington State’s newest multi-sport complex. SOZO Sports Complex opens its fields this weekend, and Yakima Valley’s latest attraction will feature two athletic fields from AstroTurf®....

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Penn State Selects AstroTurf for Another Field

Penn State Selects AstroTurf for Another Field

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., July 27, 2016 – One of the nation’s most recognizable football programs is teaming up with one of the world’s most iconic sports brands, again. Penn State’s enormous indoor training facility, Holuba Hall, now sports a brand new premium AstroTurf®...

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Installation of AstroTurf Fields Underway at DE Turf

Installation of AstroTurf Fields Underway at DE Turf

Frederica, DE, July 22, 2016 – Construction is underway at the new Kent County Regional Sports Complex, and Delaware’s newest athletic institution will feature one of America’s most historic sports brands.  Installation of the first field is complete, and installation...

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