Mike Beaton

Fargo high schools join #BeTheLight Movement

Fargo North, Fargo South, Davies light up their fields to inspire hope in a time without sports

FARGO, N.D. — The athletic fields at high schools around the country are usually full of kids by the time April rolls around. Spring sports have started back up and teams are eager to begin the final season of play before the school year comes to an end. In 2020, however, those same fields look a lot different. “A lot…

Kicking Off a New Era: Fargo South Debuts its Brand New Artificial Turf Field

Fargo South becomes the first public school in Fargo to have a turf field

FARGO, N.D. — Just in time for its Homecoming game, Fargo South High School is set to debut its new field and become the first public school in Fargo to have an artificial turf surface. Brant–Quamme Field will serve as the home of the Bruins football team and boys’ and girls’ soccer squads. The field is named in honor of Dr….

Work Begins To Install Artificial Turf Field At Fargo South High School

The turf is being paid for thanks to a generous and anonymous $1.2 million donation

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo South becomes the first public school in Fargo to get an artificial turf field. Work started in August and the turf is now being installed. It was manufactured in Georgia. The turf is being paid for thanks to a generous and anonymous $1.2 million donation. Until the field is finished, the Bruins football and boys soccer teams…

Fargo South Set to Become First Public School in Fargo with Artificial Turf

An anonymous $1.2 million donation paved the way for the school to get turf

FARGO, N.D. — On the high school sports circuit, many public schools across North Dakota in cities like Grand Forks and Minot have turf fields. Five years after he became the Athletic Director at Fargo South, Mike Beaton began having conversations to help bring his school up to speed in the new age of sports surfaces. “It was always a thought…