ACHS Football Field to be Revitalized

The Anderson County High School football field will soon see a complete revitalization after the Anderson County School Board approved a request by Coach Mark Peach to fix the field.

Presenting to the board during this past month’s board meeting, Coach Peach described the reality of the bad state of the field.  He explained that the field is inherently unsafe due to various kinds of grasses and weeds that have overtaken the field, causing a very uneven playing field. “[It’s] so uneven that you could turn, sprain, or break your ankle playing on it,” he said.

The cause of the poor state of the field is due to the heavy use by both the high school and middle school teams.  Coach Peach explained that all three high school teams and both middle school teams use the field, accumulating 25 games in just a 10 week peak season. “We desperately need a better surface to hold up better with all the volume of traffic that is on the field,” he said.

It also causes a poor reflection...

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