Controversial artificial turf fields are open


A petition, an appeal and lots of debate couldn’t stop soccer and lacrosse supporters from getting the two artificial turf fields they’ve labored after for over five years.

The fields were officially opened on Saturday, with game play commencing around 9 a.m. and ending in the evening.

“These are so much better than the muddy sand fields,” 12-year-old Cal Barash-David told me after playing in a soccer match on a field that was covered in hard-packed sand and standing water around the same time last year.

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