POSEY CO., Ind. (WFIE) - Friday night football is starting and several Tri-State schools are showing off new fields and stadiums, including North Posey High School.
The new turf field will allow players to use the field even when it rains heavy.
The scoreboard is also a new addition to the field and so are the bleachers.
“Right now, football is getting the most use out of it, but I know several of our athletic programs are excited,” explained North Posey Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Waylon Schank. “There are several community events that will happen out here, Relay For Life, we host out here. so it’s just great for the overall community.”
The athletic department plans to start renovations on the running track next.
“There were a lot of bubbles inside the track and it was just like tripping us up and everything it was making it hard for hurdlers” said student athlete Taylor Freeman
Athetic Director Schenk says a new indoor facility will be ready in the spring.
“A pretty big facility that will have turf inside, it’ll also have new locker rooms, new laundry rooms, and a storage facility for our equipment,” said Schenk.
North Posey High school isn’t alone in upgrades, the corporation is spending $7.5 million system-wide.
“Not just sports and stuff other areas, as well, to me education is more important than anything else” said parent Chris Mills.
“We’re adding a new stem program, stem classrooms, new art classrooms, and security” said Schenk.
The North Posey Vikings played the South Spencer Rebels Friday Night.