After the rain damaged the field, workers stripped the artificial turf carpet from the field, leaving the gravel and remaining rubber infill, pictured here.

Update: Field reopening delayed until mid-September

August 18, 2018

Decatur Stadium’s field will not open until mid-September, according to Athletic Director Rodney Thomas, after a powerful storm on June 11 flooded, damaged and closed the field. Previously, Thomas expected the field to open for practice on Sep. 1. He received word, however, from SportsTurf on Friday, Aug. 24, that the field installation would not be completed until at least mid-September.

When faith and sports collide

When faith and sports collide

January 6, 2016

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