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Turf, improvements get Salina ready to play ball!

SALINA – Dean Evans Stadium and two softball fields at Salina South High School now have turf playing fields and stadium renovations were completed at both locations.

The $3.9 million project was completed with private funds, including a foundation grant. Hansen Foundation funds paid for installation of a state-of-the-art netting system behind home plate at Dean Evans that protects spectators while allowing top quality viewing.

The city already hosted the 4A baseball and softball championship and the region 6 junior college baseball championship, and after the improvements, Salina started hosting the class A state tournament for American Legion.