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Shoreline ball fields win Council approval

Original post made on Oct 13, 2011

With the city's ball fields more crowded than ever, the city's youth sports leagues may soon find some relief.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, October 13, 2011, 10:49 AM

Comments (3)

Posted by Finally!, a resident of another community
on Oct 13, 2011 at 2:51 pm

I don't want to be a Debbie Downer, but...... What will be the criteria to determine which organization(s) gets first dibs?? This could get ugly....... Let the turf wars begin!!!!


Posted by SoccerRef, a resident of Cuernavaca
on Oct 13, 2011 at 2:59 pm

The dimensions of the soccer fields (100 x 60 yards), while within acceptable specifications, are realistically too small. A dimension of 120 x 75 yards would be much, much better, and the field could be lined in a different color to accomodate younger groups that play on a reduced size field.


Posted by Thom, a resident of Jackson Park
on Oct 13, 2011 at 4:46 pm

This is something long overdue. For years Mountain View has been short on fields for youth sports like Little League, Bobby Sox, Pop Warner, etc. with schools most time not wanting to share.


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