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How Sports Turf Saved a Life

Glenn Gray

Glenn Gray

For 28-year old Craig Sampsell, working in the sports turf industry has been his passion as long as he can remember. From youth sports to the professional ranks, he has manicured athletic fields of all shapes and sizes. But the path has been anything but straight-and-narrow. Continue reading

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Longtime Centene Groundskeeper Passes Away

Great Falls VoyagersBill (Billy C) Chafin, who for nearly a quarter-century was the chief groundskeeper at Centene Stadium and a familiar figure to sports fans in Great Falls, passed away earlier this week at age 76. Centene is the home of the Rookie-level Great Falls Voyagers (Pioneer League).  Read more here.

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Revolution Groundskeeper Accepts Gig with Rebranded Marlins

Greg Jones, the head groundskeeper for the indy pro York Revolution (Atlantic League) at Sovereign Bank Stadium, is leaving the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the Sunshine State to be the top assistant groundskeeper for the rebranded Miami Marlins at the team’s nearly completed retractable-roof stadium.  Read more here.

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