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Improved turf fields may bring end to grass surfaces

When AstroTurf first came out for sporting facilities in the 1960s, one of the biggest complaints was the unforgiving, hard surface that appeared to create as many injuries as any blow from an opposing player. 1,251 more words

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Turf takes over on Section 4 fields

brightcove error: missing required parameter exp or exp3Safety and maintenance issues give turf the edge over grass according to many coaches and administrators

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Escape from Hellmira!

One hundred and fifty years ago today, Confederate prisoners being held in Elmira Prison in upstate New York started construction on a tunnel that would allow ten men to burrow their way to freedom. 109 more words

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August 21: Flash Fiction Challenge

In front of the old Elmira Schoolhouse a yellow bus stops for the smattering of school children in Elmira. The bus is not dropping off students, but taking them 15 miles away to a bigger school district. 981 more words

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Elmira Notre Dame starts football practice

brightcove error: missing required parameter exp or exp3Elmira Notre Dame, coming off a 7-2 season that included a division title, began practice at refurbished Brewer Memorial Stadium.

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Horseheads has first day of football practice

brightcove error: missing required parameter exp or exp3Horseheads High brings out close to 80 athletes for the opening day of high school football practice

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