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Carrollton’s Grisham Stadium Recognized as One of The Nation’s Best

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Press Release from Carrollton City Schools

Carrollton, GA – An autumn Friday night in Carrollton, GA has always been special. FieldTurf, described as the world leader in artificial surfaces, has named historic Grisham Stadium as one of six of America’s most outstanding high school football fields.

“You’d be hard-pressed to find a better stadium,” boasts David Brooks, athletic director at Carrollton High and former offensive coordinator for the Trojans. “And our record here is pretty doggone good. We don’t lose much at home. We defend our turf pretty well.”

In addition to Grisham Stadium, FieldTurf also recognized Brian Piccolo Stadium in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Granatell Stadium in Ramsey, NJ, Hondros Field in Gahanna, OH, Puncher Stadium in Big Piney, WY and Field of Champions in Piedmont, AL.

Resurfacing Grisham Stadium to turf, which originally took place in 2008, provides exceptional playability for Trojan Varsity, Junior Varsity and middle school programs, plus soccer, lacrosse and recreational league programs.

“We believe Grisham Stadium is the gold standard in athletic facilities,” says Dr. Mark Albertus, Principal at Carrollton High School. “When people visit our campus we constantly hear how incredible our extra-curricular facilities are. To be recognized as one of the top high school fields in the country is an honor and one we feel our students, athletes and community deserve.”

To read the entire article, the link is http://blog.fieldturf.com/searching-for-the-most-outstanding-high-school-football-fields/

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Alice Ridley-Teal
Six-time STAR teacher, Alice taught Advanced Placement English, literature, composition, speech and theater for over twenty years, part of which time she also served as Director of Admissions, Development, Public Relations, and Alumni at Oak Mountain Academy. She is the managing partner of Ridley-Teal Properties and content editor for the City Menus. She is a board member of the Carroll Symphony Orchestra and enjoys playing flute with the Carroll Community Wind Ensemble.