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New Field For Bear River High School

With the high school football season starting soon, Bear River High’s football field will have a brand new surface for the first time in nearly 30 years. Athletic Director Duane Ganskie says the old style of grass struggled to recuperate from the pounding it received after each season, with cleats creating a lot of ruts and crowning. So they’ve switched to a Bermuda-type of grass…

click to listen to Duane Ganskie

Ganskie says it’s a more padded surface, which should also reduce wear and tear on players…

click to listen to Duane Ganskie

Ganskie says the new field will also allow soccer to be played on it, since it will be flatter. The cost of the project was 100-thousand dollars, with funding coming from Nevada County, money procured by the district, and football program fundraising.

1 Comment

August 12, 2015


Why would you waste $100,000.00 to replace a football field that is going to be closed in a few years. Our taxer payer dollars at work!!!! I wonder who got their pocket padded on this deal?????

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