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Lake Havasu Gets an Upgrade!

For the Lake Havasu Unified School District, it has been a long time since any of their facilities have received an update. As the years have passed, the faculty and students have watched their campuses deteriorate, unable to do anything about it. With the lack of funding on a state and local level, schools have had to make the best of what they had. All that changed, however, in 2016 when the bond and override initiative passed. This allowed a...
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Do you Know About the Science of Baseball?

The surface that you play on is incredibly important. Almost as important as the players.   If a player cannot perform on the field to the best of their abilities or if the field is not up to par, the game will suffer. By design, a high percentage of the action that takes place during baseball and softball games is concentrated on a relatively small percentage of the playing surface: the infield. That's why two thirds of a team's defensive...
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Why Should I Choose Synthetic Turf for my Baseball Field?

Maintenance: Since the 1980s, synthetic turf fields have become increasingly popular. This is for many reasons. One of the many reasons is that it is low maintenance. When it comes to cost, upfront a synthetic field is going to cost you more. In the long term, you will save money with maintenance. With a natural turf field, you have to mow it and use chemicals to keep the grass looking fresh. Natural turf fields are also required to be watered...
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Highlight Reel: North Greenville University

[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1600280658092{background-color: #003a5d !important;}"][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="15px"][vc_custom_heading text="North Greenville University" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:48|text_align:center|color:%2376bc21" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_custom_heading text="HIGHLIGHT REEL" font_container="tag:p|text_align:center|color:%23ffffff" use_theme_fonts="yes"][vc_empty_space height="15px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row parallax="content-moving" parallax_image="4285"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="4321" img_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Home of the NGU Baseball Team [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Recently, Sporturf™ dealer Sportscapes Construction installed a project at North Greenville University in Greenville, SC. This construction project overhauled NGU's baseball program and was a catalyst for a much-enhanced student life experience. Sportscapes' finished product created a professional look and made the field suitable for play, for years to come. Upon completion of the project,...
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Railsplitters Knock it Out of the Park with Sporturf

Sporturf™ dealer Baseline Sports Construction installed Lincoln Memorial University’s baseball field in Harrogate, TN. Lincoln Memorial University is a four-year institution focusing on liberal arts and undergraduate studies. Athletic teams at LMU are known as the Railsplitters, a reference to LMU’s humble early profession. Their campus stands against the backdrop of the stunning Cumberland Gap Mountains. The Railsplitters are lead by head coach Justin Haywood LMU athletics has been in existence since 1907 when they first started organized baseball on...
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Sporturf Tech Tip #8 Adhesive Uses and Guidance

Adhesive is an important part of the synthetic turf install process. When using an adhesive to install synthetic turf, take a minute and read the adhesive manufacturer’s recommendations and specifications.  Doing this beforehand will help better prepare you for the upcoming installation.  Information such as: any prep needed for the adhesive (if any). Recommended tools (trowel size, rollers). amount of coverage per container. cure time. Limitations due to temperature (hot or cold). Limitations due to moisture/humidity. Having and knowing this...
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Eisenhower Park Joins Forces with KYA and Sporturf

Sporturf™ Regional Account Manager worked with Sporturf™ dealer KYA to install three large-scale fields including baseball and softball. The project was located in Arcadia, California in 2019 and featured Sporturf’s GameChanger product. As you can see in the aerial shot included in this post, the field lines intersect on two of the fields creating and incredible design and highlight our AquaFab’s talent in design and turf prefabrication. Just about anything that you can dream up our team can make happen....
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Do You Know About G-Max?

G-Max is important to consider when installing an athletic surface for athletes. A field's level of shock absorbency is tested by using a unit of measurement called the g-max, where one "g" represents a single unit of gravity. The peak acceleration reached upon impact of two objects, such a football player and the synthetic turf surface, is the maximum number of g's a field is able to absorb. A field with a higher g-max level loses its ability to absorb...
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ATX Sandlot Indoor Hitting Facility

Location: Austin, TX Dealer: KMI Sports Construction Products: Green – Sporturf 711 w/ 5mm foam Clay -  6’x12’ Home Plate Stance Mats w/ lines & home plate tufted/inserted Many of our projects that we feature tend to be large outdoor football and baseball fields. Today we are featuring an Indoor Hitting Facility located in Austin, Texas. Sporturf makes exceptional products for outdoor and indoor applications including indoor baseball facilities. The uniqueness about our products is that they are designed specifically...
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Featured Install: Galveston Softball and Baseball

Recently Ball High School in Galveston, TX contracted with Sporturf dealer EnviroTurf to install a synthetic turf field on their softball and baseball fields. Galveston Ball High School is a nationally known leader in education driven by a culture of excellence through smaller learning communities, community partnerships and college and career ready students. That being said, it was clear that Ball High School wanted the best for their student athletes and that is why they reached out EnviroTurf and Sporturf...
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