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Grambling State: A ‘facelift’

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Williams pleased with turfplaning project for practice field
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Photo by CHET JOHNSON- A g2 turftools’ turfplaner starts to smooth out various parts of the Grambling State University football practice field to be ready for use during the 2013 season. The New Roads-based AlternativeturfPlaner company recently spent two days on the GSU campus working on upgrading the Tigers’ practice playing surface.

GRAMBLING — Grambling State University’s football practice field recently received a “facelift.”

With the playing surface accustomed to perennial use during the fall and spring, the Tigers’ field had taken its fair share of wear and tear.

But now, thanks to a upgrade process called turfplaning, the field will be like new when the G-Men kick off their fall training camp ritual.

In June of 2012, a New Roads-based company called AlternativeturfPlaner leveled out and “cleansed” the playing field at Cougar Stadium on the campus of Cedar Creek High School.

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