King's Way breaks ground on sports field

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Supporters of King’s Way Christian Schools celebrated the ground-breaking Tuesday for a track and a sports field north of the school.

The facilities, when completed, will be part of a joint use agreement between the school and Clark County, which built Luke Jensen Sports Park east of the school.

The north fields will add an eight-lane running track and a play field to the amenities at the 20-acre Luke Jensen Sports Park, which includes a large sports field, two additional baseball fields and two soccer fields.

The school also has plans for two multi-use synthetic turf fields east of the school, said Marilyn Roseburrough, athletic fields fund manager.

Clark County Commissioner Marc Boldt attended the ground-breaking ceremony Tuesday.

On March 17, Salmon Creek Little League played the first games at Luke Jensen Sports Park. The park, named for a King’s Way student who died of leukemia in May 2010, will be dedicated June 16.

Roseburrough said construction of the school’s fields will depend on fundraising efforts.

For more information, go to King's Way & Community Athletic Fields Fund.