When the Carrollton High School Trojans take the field for their first home game this summer, the players will be standing on new ground.
The Carrollton City Schools Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday morning to purchase new turf for Trojan Field at a price of $175,000.
The decision came after about a year and a half of research and work by Assistant Superintendent Mike Sanders, who presented to the board graphic renderings of what the new field would look like.
The current field surface, installed five years ago, has begun breaking down, Superintendent Dr. Kent Edwards said.
“By the third season of that new turf, we began to see some sort of green substance on our shoes and in our pant cuffs when we left the field,” Edwards said. “It seemed like it was
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