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Oct 17, 2014, 16:00 ET

The University of Portland Pilots AstroTurf into the Northwest

 The University of Portland baseball program is on the rise, and an iconic baseball brand is helping them get there. The Pilots will kick off...

Sep 25, 2014, 15:00 ET
New AstroTurf Field at UMass' McGuirk Stadium (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

UMass Moving up with AstroTurf

 When UMass football returns to campus this week, the latest generation of Minutemen will step onto a next-generation AstroTurf® field. As...

Aug 12, 2014, 09:00 ET
Ongoing Installation of AstroTurf Hockey Surface at Bill Alford Field (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Colby College converts to AstroTurf

Coming off of their best season in ten years, Colby College field hockey is looking to take the next step. And when the Mules take the pitch this...

Jul 21, 2014, 14:30 ET
Installation in progress of Boys' Latin School (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Boys' Latin Looks to the Future with AstroTurf®

 Fresh off a consensus national title in boys' lacrosse, The Boys' Latin School of Maryland is replacing their two athletic fields...

Jun 02, 2014, 09:00 ET
MARSHALL UNIVERSITY UPGRADES TO ASTROTURF (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Marshall University Upgrades To AstroTurf

The Thundering Herd will be roaming across fresh fields this fall. Marshall University recently commissioned AstroTurf® for the installation...

May 01, 2014, 15:30 ET
Evergreen Panorama (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Evergreen SportsPlex gets FIFA Approved with AstroTurf & Sports Construction Management, Inc.

 The international governing body of the world's most popular sport has given its blessing to Loudoun County's newest athletic institution. The...

Mar 27, 2014, 10:00 ET
Mid AstroTurf Installation in 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Alamodome Gears Up For Second Big League Weekend On AstroTurf

 A year after drawing huge crowds for the Alamodome's first ever baseball event, H-E-B Big League Weekend is returning to the Alamo City. And...

Mar 26, 2014, 20:00 ET
AstroTurf, Since 1965.  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Big Blue on a Roll with AstroTurf

 When the University of Michigan hosts the 2015 NCAA Field Hockey Championships, they'll be doing it on a brand new AstroTurf® pitch....

Mar 19, 2014, 16:51 ET
Oklahoma State's indoor AstroTurf field at Sherman E. Smith Training Center (Summer, 2013).  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Oklahoma State Picks AstroTurf for Boone Pickens Stadium

As the old saying goes, practice makes perfect. A year after installing two AstroTurf® 3D Xtreme practice fields at the Sherman E. Smith...

Oct 14, 2013, 14:00 ET

Big Blue Shines with New AstroTurf Diamonds

 The Maize and Blue; the winged helmet; the Big House; the Fab Five - the American sports lexicon would be incomplete without the iconic...

Sep 18, 2013, 19:00 ET
AstroTurf.  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

AstroTurf Rolls out massive field just Fore Kicks

 Massachusetts' premier sports complex brand will unveil the state's largest fully lighted artificial field this fall. Fore Kicks Indoor and...

Aug 22, 2013, 14:30 ET
AstroTurf 3D Field at Refugio's Stadium in Texas. (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Refugio Rallies for AstroTurf

The lens of popular culture has long viewed Texas football in terms of mythical proportions. North Dallas Forty. Friday Night Lights. The Junction...

Aug 14, 2013, 15:15 ET
Blackstock Stadium's AstroTurf Tiger Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

DePauw Master Plan starts with AstroTurf

 Even the graceful and powerful Tiger needs proper footing when hunting down Bishops, Lords and Little Giants. That's the idea behind Phase I...

Aug 05, 2013, 16:00 ET
Ohio University's Peden Stadium.  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Ohio University All-In with AstroTurf

 In the hyper-competitive world of collegiate athletics, major renovations and athletic facility upgrades are the new normal. In an era of...

Jun 26, 2013, 14:20 ET
BYU Field During Installation.  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

BYU Cools Down With New AstroTurf Practice Field

Nestled at the base of the Wasatch Mountains in scenic Provo, Utah, the beautiful campus of Brigham Young University is known for its impeccably...

May 29, 2013, 11:00 ET
Construction of Oklahoma State University's Sherman E. Smith Training Center in progress.  AstroTurf's prefabricated turf panels are being unrolled for the first field.  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Oklahoma State Selects AstroTurf For New Training Facility

 The flagship campus known for its strikingly beautiful Georgian architecture has struck a deal with the Georgia-based company known for...

Mar 26, 2013, 15:20 ET
Alamodome Baseball Field installation.  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Alamodome Gets AstroTurf Conversion For Big League Weekend

The city that encourages us to remember is bringing together some notable icons of Texas baseball to host what should be a memorable Big League...

Mar 20, 2013, 10:00 ET
AstroTurf Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Selects AstroTurf for New Stadium

 The oldest continuously operating college in Texas is in the midst of a modern makeover. The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor recently...

Nov 09, 2012, 08:00 ET
AstroTurf is the preferred playing surface of field hockey teams in the NCAA.  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

NCAA Field Hockey Sweet Sixteen Set To Battle On AstroTurf

Saturday's NCAA Division I Field Hockey Championships are set to begin on Saturday and the Sweet Sixteen promises no shortage of...

Oct 29, 2012, 13:00 ET
Reliant Stadium has just completed installation of a state-of-the-art AstroTurf playing surface.  (PRNewsFoto/AstroTurf)

Reliant Stadium To Host Additional Events And Boost Economic Impact With Installation Of Removable AstroTurf System

 The Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation (HCSCC) has completed installation of a new, removable AstroTurf system for Reliant...