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JHS Football/Track renovation making progress

Older Picture of Cooksey-Johns renovation before turf was laid Older Picture of Cooksey-Johns renovation before turf was laid
Picture taken Tuesday of Cooksey-Johns renovation while turf was being laid Picture taken Tuesday of Cooksey-Johns renovation while turf was being laid
Another picture of the new turf on Thursday Another picture of the new turf on Thursday

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - When Football Friday Night cranks back up this fall Jonesboro High School will be boasting a brand new look.

Crews were hard at work on Tuesday afternoon installing the new turf at Cooksey-Johns Stadium. The football field will get a brand new turf surface while the track area will also be upgraded to a new, more useful surface that will allow JHS to host their own track and field events.

The new turf is ProGrass, which is the same playing surface used by Troy, Louisiana-Lafayette, Clemson, Harding University, and Searcy High School along with others.

The Hurricane host their first home football game on September 13th against Conway, the new field will be ready for that game.

For more information on this and other area high school football teams, like the Football Friday Night Facebook Page.

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