Georgia high school gets artificial turf

06/30/2010 | Chattanooga Times Free Press (Tenn.)

Ridgeland High in Rossville, Ga., is getting a $560,000 overhaul for its football field, including artificial turf and a new drainage system. The school raised almost $80,000 for the project. Head football coach Mark Mariakis says the new field will eventually save money because the grass field costs $10,000 to $20,000 per year to keep up compared with "absolutely no cost" to maintain the artificial turf.

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