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Football team asks Alberta town to improve cement-like field in time for season opener

Field hasn't been irrigated in years


June 2, 2022
By Turf & Rec

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Pincher Creek, Alta.’s local football team is asking town council for help to improve playing conditions at Matthew Halton High School, citing a number of shortcomings. The field isn’t the right size for football and lacks lights, but the playing surface needs the most attention. It hasn’t been irrigated in a few years and is like playing on cement, the team’s president says. The team hopes that if irrigation is to begin as soon as possible, a softer playing surface with a better stand of grass will await the team for its Aug. 16 opener.

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