HELLAS A POCATELLO THUNDERING IN FRONT OF THE “POKY STADIUM”
POCATELLO, Idaho, October 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Students and community members are in high spirits as Hellas Construction renovated the Lookout Credit Union Field outdoor multipurpose field, also known as “Poky Stadium,” for the Pocatello High School Thunder.
“The turf is amazing,” says Pocatello head coach David Spilet“I think we had the best of the best with Hellas.”
The Pocatello/ Chubbock School District 25 is working closely with the local community and businesses on a five-year facilities plan. Hellas brings its extensive sports surfacing expertise to the Pocatello High School project, which included the removal of existing natural grass before crews rehabilitated the field with proper drainage and installed Matrix Helix® synthetic turf, Cushdrain® shockpad and RealFill® filling.
“The turf is amazing,” says Pocatello head coach David Spiletwho added: “The turf looks so beautiful. I was shocked at how quickly Hellas was able to install the turf and in perfect condition. The pitch is perfect. Hellas did an unreal job from start to finish. end. Spotlessly clean. I think we had the best of the best with Hellas and we couldn’t be more excited about it.”
Matrix Helix has looped monofilament fibers and shape memory technology. The looped fibers are resilient, stable and the fibers rebound after use to secure the fill, prevent migration and “splatter” for an even and aesthetically pleasing playing surface. Hellas Matrix Propeller® ten NFL teams rely on synthetic turf for their playing field or practice facilities.
Cushdrain is a cobbled-in-place cushioning pad that helps prevent injury to athletes caused by hard impact with the playing surface. Cushdrain® The shock pad helps the drape drain better and also extends the life of the surface.
RealFill infill provides proper fiber support, energy return, better shock absorption and quick drainage to prevent compaction in extreme weather conditions and heavy use for consistent G-Max ratings.
Hellas Vice President of Business Development James Towsley said, “I’m proud to be involved with this project and know that these improvements will have a huge impact on player performance and safety. Hellas builds the best sports fields in the country and the Pocatello Thunder deserves the best. .”
Hellas Construction Inc., headquartered in Austin, TX, is the largest American sports contractor specializing in the manufacture, construction and installation of sports surfaces. The company owns and operates its own heavy construction equipment with crews of specially trained and certified employees. Hellas has positioned operational hubs across United States to serve local markets nationwide. It has offices at Austin, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, El Paso, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle, Wichita and Miami. Hellas has built NFL fields from coast to coast. Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans, Las Vegas Raiders, Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Chargers, Kansas City Chiefs, Tennessee Titans, Washington Commanders, Jacksonville Jaguars and Miami Dolphins all play or practice on Hellas grounds.
About Hellas Construction Inc.. – Based at Austin, TX, Hellas is the largest American sports contractor specializing in the manufacture, construction and installation of sports surfaces and equipment. The company owns and operates its own heavy construction equipment with crews of specially trained and certified employees. By controlling the supply chain and building facilities in its own strength, Hellas can complete any lawn, track, court or sports lighting project – from start to finish – without delay. For more information, visit hellasconstruction.com.
About Pocatello High School – Founded in 1892, Pocatello High School is located in Historic Downtown Pocatello. PHS is part of the Pocatello/Chubbuck School District 25. The school administration includes the principal Lisa Delonas; Deputy director Heidi Graham and Assistant Director/Athletic Director Robert Parker. Pocatello High School is committed to preparing students to meet the challenges of a competitive and ever-changing world and to participate as informed and productive members of society.
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Hellas Communications Director
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