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(From McClatchy-Tribune Regional News - Akron Beacon Journal - Ohio)
Byline: Marla Ridenour
OMAHA, Neb. -- This fall, Kent State's baseball team will see a tangible result of its first trip to the College World Series.
KSU president Lester Lefton said Saturday he's signed the paperwork for the installation of lights at Schoonover Stadium. Lefton estimated the expenditure at $500,000 to $1 million.
"It's something that's long been needed," Lefton said during Kent State's opening 8-1 loss to Arkansas at TD Ameritrade Park. "It's the first of a series of installments of our investment in baseball. We're clearly showing we've got a national-caliber team, a national-caliber coach, and we need to have national-caliber facilities. We're part of the way there; we're going to go the rest of the way."
Schoonover Stadium underwent $4 million in renovations between 2005 and 2007. As for what "the rest of the way" means, Lefton …