Athletes, coaches and administrators turned out at Wyeth Stadium at Auburn High School, and at Swanson Stadium at Guilford. The Stadiums are shared by the four Rockford High Schools.
The turf for the two fields plus improvements to the stands cost a total of $2.7 million dollars. Adninistrators say the turf will save on maintenance costs. It should help prevent injuries. And it will allow more sports teams and physical education classes to use the fields.
But the biggest plus could be a boost to community pride.
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