VALLEY CATHOLIC INSTALLING NEW SHAW SPORTS TURF FIELD

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(BEAVERTON, Oregon) – Valley Catholic School is in the process of installing a new Shaw Sports Turf field.

The private school, which shares in the mission of the Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon (SSMO), is nearly finished with the installation of the world-class playing surface.

“It means so much to us,” said Sister Adele Marie Altenhofen, SSMO Ministries Corporation President. “It builds excitement. It builds momentum. I think it honors those who have come before us.” [Read more...]

FURMAN COACH BRUCE FOWLER ON SHAW SPORTS TURF

Football season is upon us.  We’re ready to watch and the teams are ready to play.  We really like watching the teams that play on Shaw Sports Turf.  Last year, the Furman Paladins installed a new Shaw Sports Turf field prior to the season.  Let’s take a look back at what Head Coach Bruce Fowler had to say about the field.

 

SYLVAN HILLS HIGH SCHOOL INSTALLING SHAW SPORTS TURF

The turf logo about to be installed on the new Shaw Sports Turf field at Sylvan Hills High School

The turf logo about to be installed on the new Shaw Sports Turf field at Sylvan Hills High School

(SHERWOOD, Arkansas) - Sylvan Hills High School is installing a new Shaw Sports Turf playing surface on Bill Blackwood Field at Bears Stadium.

The school, which previously played on natural grass, made the decision to change to an artificial playing surface for several reasons.

“We are making other improvements around campus, but we wanted to start with the stadium,” said Tracy Allen, Principal at the school.  “It’s the most visible part of our campus.” [Read more...]

SHAW SPORTS TURF FIELDS EXCEED EXPECTATIONS AT LAKEPOINT’S PERFECT GAME COMPLEX

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(EMERSON, Georgia) - The new Shaw Sports Turf fields at LakePoint Sporting Community recently hosted the first summer tournaments at the facility and the performance of the fields was beyond expectations.

Over the course of 55 consecutive days this summer, Perfect Game USA hosted 15 tournaments at fields throughout the area, and showcased many of those games on the four recently completed Shaw Sports Turf baseball fields at the complex.

The four fields at LakePoint hosted 1,380 games during those tournaments.  Each field saw 345 games during that period, averaging 6.3 games per day, per field.  During what has been a stormy summer, there were no rainouts on the Shaw Sports Turf fields. [Read more...]

SOCCER ASSOCIATION OF COLUMBIA ADDS TWO NEW SHAW SPORTS TURF FIELDS

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(ELLICOTT CITY, Maryland) – The Soccer Association of Columbia (SAC) is nearing completion of two new synthetic turf fields from Shaw Sports Turf.

SAC is a private soccer club located in Ellicott City, Maryland; with programs providing competitive soccer opportunities to over 6,000 players aged 4-19.  The organization hosts numerous leagues, camps, and tournaments.  The Columbia Invitational is the largest of the tournaments, and features over 630 teams from around the country. [Read more...]

ST. JOHN VIANNEY HIGH SCHOOL INSTALLS NEW SHAW SPORTS TURF FIELD

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(ST. LOUIS, Missouri) - St. John Vianney High School has just completed installation of a new synthetic turf playing surface from Shaw Sports Turf.

The new field was installed in conjunction with the addition of a new track, seating updates, a fan plaza, and a new entrance.

“We believe it’s only natural that our stadium should reflect our commitment to our co-curricular programs,” said Dr. Tim Dilg, Principal at the school. [Read more...]

PULASKI ACADEMY’S COACH WHO NEVER PUNTS WILL GO FOR IT ON SHAW SPORTS TURF

Pulaski Academy's Kevin Kelley

Pulaski Academy’s Kevin Kelley

(LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas) - Pulaski Academy is installing a new Shaw Sports Turf field featuring the Legion system.

The private school, which has garnered increasing attention for its football coach, Kevin Kelley, who never punts and always onside kicks, will have the new field ready in time for the upcoming season.  Pulaski Academy, founded in 1971, has approximately 1,400 students. [Read more...]

CLAY-CHALKVILLE HIGH SCHOOL INSTALLS NEW SHAW SPORTS TURF FIELD

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(CLAY, Alabama) - Clay-Chalkville High School is installing a new synthetic turf playing field from Shaw Sports Turf.

The school, which previously played on grass, will have the new field completed in time for the fall sports season.  The installation of the synthetic turf is a joint venture and partnership between the Jefferson County Board of Education and the City of Clay.

“This is a community-wide project,” said Dr. Rafael McDaniel, Director of New Construction for the Jefferson County School System.  “The field project offers multi-dimensional benefits.  It is a way to bring the schools and community together, it provides an additional resource for our students and the community.  Overall, it will prove to be an extremely valuable asset.” [Read more...]

LUFKIN HIGH SCHOOL INSTALLS FIRST SHAW SPORTS TURF BOLT SYSTEM IN TEXAS

 

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(LUFKIN, Texas) - The Lufkin High School Panthers will be working for victories on a newly installed Shaw Sports Turf field this season.

The new playing surface was installed after their old synthetic turf field became virtually unplayable.

“The condition of the field had gotten progressively worse,” said Todd Quick, Athletic Director. “The field was compacted and hard. Gmax (head impact measurement) was very high. Our players were getting turf burns and even cuts from the pea gravel infill system. The main issue was safety.” [Read more...]