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New field ‘should be ready’ by Oct. 4

Workers installing bleachers last week at Boone Central field.Barring any major weather delays, the new Boone Central football field and bleachers are expected to be ready for action by the next home game Oct. 4.
The field itself is ready. All artificial turf was complete by early September. The granulated rubber and sand surface mixture has been added.
Workers have been installing the new bleachers since the first week of September. Early this week, they were installing the aluminum seats.
On the track, a separate crew has been installing the black rubberized surface that will eventually be painted red.
Details in the Sept. 25 Albion News and Petersburg Press Print & E-Editions.

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