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by RIC DUGAN / Staff Photographer | June 6, 2006
The artificial turf field is part of a $6.8 million reconstruction of Trojan Stadium. The project includes the field, an eight-lane track and new lights, bleachers and concession stands.
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NEWS
August 21, 2007
Artificial turf installation at Martinsburg High School will not be completed in time for the Bulldogs to play their season-opening varsity football game at home Friday against Morgantown as originally scheduled. The Bulldogs were set to play at Cobourn Field, but the game instead will be played at Pony Lewis Field in Morgantown at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Martinsburg played a scheduled home girls soccer match at Musselman on Saturday and today's boys soccer opener against St. Maria Goretti has been rescheduled for Sept.
NEWS
By MARK KELLER | August 31, 2007
If all goes according to plan, the new artificial turf at Martinsburg High School's Cobourn Field will be ready in time for the Bulldogs' varsity football game tonight against Potomac Falls. Just in time. Martinsburg coach and assistant principal David Walker said crews will begin putting rubber beads on the field surface today at 5 a.m. and expect to be finished by 3 p.m., just four hours before the scheduled kickoff. "If it rains, we might have to push the game back to Saturday, but right now, we're on for (today)
NEWS
By ERIN JULIUS | September 26, 2006
HAGERSTOWN North Hagerstown High School's stadium will not be complete by the Oct. 6 Homecoming football game, the originial date a private committee had hoped to meet, according to school principal Valerie Novak. Officials would have liked the stadium to be complete even earlier, by a Sept. 27 football game, but rain slowed the construction progress, said John Williamson, a member of the committee raising money for the stadium. The Hubs should be able to play this season's last home game on the new field Nov. 3. Recent rainfall delayed laying down artificial turf and setting up bleachers, Novak said.
NEWS
December 21, 2012
Spring Mills High School's planned football stadium will seat more than 5,000 people, qualifying it to host state playoff games, according to Berkeley County school officials. With the county's fourth high school set to open in August 2013, the Berkeley County Board of Education Thursday night awarded two contracts totaling $2,942,000 to construct the football field and track around it and to install the stadium's bleachers. Dustin Construction of Ijamsville, Md., was awarded a $1,784,000 general trades contract and GT Grandstands of Plant City, Fla., was awarded a $1,158,000 contract for the bleachers, according to the school district.
NEWS
by BONNIE H. BRECHBILL | July 28, 2005
bonnieb@herald-mail.com CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Making the new stadium at Chambersburg Area Senior High School handicapped-accessible was one of the topics of discussion at the Wednesday evening meeting of the Chambersburg School Board's buildings and grounds committee. Buildings and Grounds Director Richard Bender asked the committee for permission to make two change orders, one for adding $51,300 to the cost for making ADA upgrades to the west-side seating, and one for deducting $12,000 for not putting stones on the hillside where the bleachers were removed.
NEWS
August 26, 2007
GIRLS SOCCER St. Maria Goretti 2, Berkeley Springs 2 Erica DiMercurio scored two goals for St. Maria Goretti as the Gaels opened their season with a tie against Berkeley Springs. Corrie Riffle scored a pair of unassisted goals for the Indians (1-0-2), the second coming in the 75th minute to tie the match at 2-2. Justin Beachley and Sandra Maina each had an assist and Andrea Buckner had four saves for the Gaels, who outshot the Indians, 16-8. University 3, Martinsburg 2 INWOOD, W.Va.
NEWS
By MATTHEW UMSTEAD | June 29, 2007
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Cobourn Field at Martinsburg High School will be closed to the public beginning Monday to allow for site work and installation of artificial turf, according to a press release from Jaimee Borger, director of communications for Berkeley County Schools. The track and field are expected to remain off-limits until Aug. 24, according to the release. In a related matter, the Martinsburg City Council in a special meeting Thursday voted to allocate $150,000 toward the turf project over two years.
NEWS
by ERIN JULIUS | September 27, 2006
HAGERSTOWN - North Hagerstown High School's stadium will not be complete by the Oct. 6 Homecoming football game, the originial date a private committee had hoped to meet, according to school principal Valerie Novak. Officials would have liked the stadium to be complete even earlier, by a Sept. 27 football game, but rain slowed the construction progress, said John Williamson, a member of the committee raising money for the stadium. The Hubs should be able to play this season's last home game on the new field Nov. 3. Recent rainfall delayed laying down artificial turf and setting up bleachers, Novak said.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | June 26, 2013
A new policy concerning naming rights for Waynesboro Area School District facilities provides opportunities for a community foundation planning to launch a capital campaign. The Waynesboro Area Business, Education and Community, or WABEC, Foundation requested the naming policy be in place as it explores launching a capital campaign focused on athletic facilities, particularly the high school track and football field surface. “We're still engaging now in a feasibility study,” said Rita Sterner-Hine, principal of Summitview Elementary School and operations director for WABEC.
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