Earlier this year, Prep Rally wrote about New York's Lehman High School, which has to play all of its games on the road because it only has an 80-yard field. As bad as that is, another New York City school would trade it's facilities for Lehman's field any day.
At Erasmus (N.Y.) High, the Dutchmen have been forced to spend the entire season practicing on the school's courtyard, a tiny, 45-yard piece of grass, because of renovation construction that took over the school's traditional field before the school year began. According to Mark Lelinwalla of the New York Daily News, there were no remaining unused city parks with permits available, so Erasmus had to find some site on campus to hold practice.
Thus, the school's courtyard -- usually a pristine site used for special occasions -- has been transformed into a muddy pit of golf-like divots in desperate need of a re-sodding.
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