What Happens When a Groundskeeper is Probably High?

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In the northwest Chicago Suburbs there is a high school football field that rivals the Oakland Raiders Coliseum for the “best sandbox” award of 2015.

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ESPN’s Darren Rovell tweeted the aerial picture of the St. Edward High School football stadium in Elgin, Illinois.  The field WAS a formerly deep green sea of Kentucky Bluegrass or maybe Nothern California Sensmilla (?), until groundskeepers accidentally dusted with weed killer destroying every player’s dream of grass stains on their uniforms.

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St. Edward athletic director P.J. White told Gene Chamberlain of the Elgin Courier-News that the grass-killing was due to some really great weed a simple mix-up:

“It was an honest mistake made in the mixing of chemicals for the field and [the groundskeepers] feel terrible about it,” White said. “Someone grabbed the wrong bottle when they were mixing chemicals.”

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