Round Valley Ensphere
Notable: The stadium was built for $200,000 in 1968 and has undergone numerous renovations, including a $3.5 million spruce-up in 2008 that included the addition of Field Turf and a state-of-the-art track and field facility that attracts top meets. Opened in 1938 as Fawcett Stadium, it was renamed in recent years when New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson donated $10 million to renovate the facility.
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Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium
Perkins Field â University of Wisconsin. A 3: Tenant/use : City: â¦ Recognized by USA Today in 2001 as one of the top 10 high school stadiums in the nation, the Wolvarena seats 12,000, according to athletic director and football â¦ Allen (Texas) will open the nation's newest - and probably most expensive - high school football stadium in the country on Aug. 31 when it plays host to perennial powerhouse Carroll (Southlake, Texas) in a classic that is expected to overflow its 18,000-seating capacity. The Wolverins have won 10 state titles, all under coach Willie Varner. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device. Notable: The stadium, owned by the Summerville Exchange Club, is the epitome of what you would expect in a Southern town that loves high school football. We started with a group of more than 30 stadiums par excellence, then whittled down to our group of 16 via rigorous internal debate between the USA TODAY High School Sports staff in an effort to balance facility strengths. Is your high school stadium a football cathedral or an outdated clunker? Jones Stadium
October 22, 2019 12:00 pm. We list the top 10 largest high school football stadiums in Texas, USA. The Round-Up is the only high school football home field where a rodeo sentry stands watch at the entrance, and Pendleton High is appropriately nicknamed the Buckaroos. 8. It bears the name of a longtime El Paso High principal.
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Paul Brown Tiger Stadium
Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Eagle Stadium in Allen, Texas is the fifth â¦ Click through the pages below to vote for the other three second-round matchups. Notable: Built in 1936 and once home to the Furman Paladins football team, the renovated Sirrine Stadium was dedicated in 2002. Ashbrook - William N. Eccles Field . High school football season has started around the state, and some of those players have brand new stadiums to play in on Friday nights. Now it’s up to you to decide which is America’s best high school football stadium, one round at a time. In that way, consider this a collection of Americaâs most authentic sporting cathedrals, a selection of 16 unique and spectacular high school football stadiums, each notable in its own way. Apex Friendship High School - Patriots Stadium . The venue was built in 1940, and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ollie Matson is the most notable Washington High player to compete there.
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Most of the stadia in our bracket are notable because of their physical design. Where: Allen Texas
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Charleston, SC 29403, News tips/online questions: [email protected], Delivery/subscription questions: [email protected]. A modest metal grandstand and press box provide seating along the west side of the field. After his funeral in January 2009, family and friends paid tribute to the coach when the hearse carrying his body took a lap around the football field. The elder Bagwell was driving force behind the Fort Dorchester athletic complex and John Bagwell was the program's first coach. To the south, the venue boasts a virtually unobstructed view Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park's famed sandstone buttes just across the border in Arizona.
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Monument Valley Stadium
High school football is becoming big business, with games now being televised. Best High School Football Stadium in Every State. The venue was built in 1940, and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ollie Matson is the most notable Washington High player to compete there. Slideshow: Denver-area high school football stadiums after snowfall; Slideshow: Stadium Bowl in Tacoma, Washington; 10 more high school football stadiums to see before you die; 10 high school football stadiums to see before you die; Top 10 stadiums to host a high school football game in 2011; The coolest â¦ Martin Stadium. The second stage was a 4,000 seat grandstand that included 700 theater-type seats and a massive pressbox. There have been growing pains, as the facility was shut down for more than a year at one point and required $10 million in repairs.
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Notable game: Coach John McKissick gained his 500th career victory on Sept. 10, 2003, when Summerville beat Wando, 34-17. Notable: The stadium underwent a massive renovation two years ago that included a new track, new scoreboard, new pressbox and improved seating, restrooms and concession areas. When the Dallas Cowboys decided to build a new state of the art practice facility, they reached out to local school district in Frisco, Texas, to gauge interest in a partnership. Where: Massillon Ohio
Massillon Paul Brown Tiger Stadium â¦ Built: 1939
Stone Stadium . For more high school stories, stats and videos, visit http://usatodayhss.com. The stadium was created as part of a Works Project Administration event, with the 30-foot high rock wall envisaged as a sort of signature differentiator. The Ensphere is the only domed stadium in America specifically created for high school football. Jelsma Stadium, commonly known as "The Rock," boasts an enormous stone retaining wall that transforms the venue into a de facto fort. District Three Stadium, Northwestern and Rock Hill. The Post and Courier has spanned the Palmetto State and come up with its list of the top 10 high school stadiums: Notable: The stadium seats 10,200 and the hill in the end zone can handle an additional 5,000 fans. Cavalier Stadium at Dorman High School. Stadium Links Stadiums by County Ohio WPA Stadiums Ohio HS Stadiums with Naming Rights Ohio Stadiums Opened Before 1940 Ohio Stadiums Opened Since 2000 Top Capacity HS Stadiums â¦
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Washington High School Stadium
America's Best High School Football Stadiums, eagle stadium, Jelsma Stadium, Mitchell Stadium, R.R. He coached Myrtle Beach for 25 years and won 223 games. All U.S. stadiums with a current capacity of 18,000 or more are â¦ Built: 1916
The stadium was renamed Bagwell Stadium in 2003 in honor of Howard Bagwell Sr. and his son John. ET. More than 12,000 fans have been shoe-horned into the facility. The truest, most pure form of American sporting culture can be found on Friday nights, when communities rally around high schools and celebrate sports and a general sense of togetherness. They played here: Linebacker Peter Boulware (Baltimore Ravens); wide receiver Andre Roberts (Arizona Cardinals). The adjacent Stadium High School takes its name from the facility, which is an apt metaphor for the importance and role football plays in high school culture across the nation.
Cathy Parker Field
Where: Frisco, Texas
No matter the stadium, the size of the crowd or the level of competition, there’s something universal about high school football and what it represents. Odessa’s Permian High football program was the subject of Buzz Bissinger's famed 1990 book “Friday Night Lights,” which inspired a movie and television series of the same name. Where: El Paso Texas
Some reader replies from last week's Our Favorites about top venues for high school football on the North Shore and beyond: You have permission to edit this article. Green (Cincinnati Bengals); offensive lineman Kevin Long (Tennessee Titans). 1 NFL draft pick, spurn the New York Jets? Anson County High School - Bearcat Stadium . The main attraction is the $320,000 videoboard with a 10x14-foot screen. Flickr/Stephen Leggett. Not Diamond Ranch.
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Raymond Torii Field
They played here: Wide receiver A.J. Submit/Correct Stadium Listing (current) About (current) Submit. At the top of the list is Perkins Field, â¦ Stadium Links Stadiums by County Stadiums by City and School Top Capacity HS Stadiums Texas WPA Stadiums Six-Man Stadiums College & Pro Stadiums HS Stadiums with Naming Rights Sold Stadiums Opened Before 1940 Stadiums Opened After 2017 Football Stadiums Under Construction HS Stadiums with Video Scoreboards Stadiums Without a Photo Stadium Input Form Stadium Facts Corrections Football Stadium â¦ The Region's top 10 prep football stadiums Sep 22, 2017 Low 47F. Where: Hurricane, Utah
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The two-story pressbox is state of the art and the stadium has PSLs (personal seating license), common in NFL stadiums but rare at the high school level. The facility sits at the foot of the Franklin Mountains. 10. This 15,000-seat American classic is technically home to both Stadium High School and Woodrow Wilson High, but it's definitely Stadium's own. Where: San Francisco, California
The two-story pressbox is one of the best in the state. Football is serious business in parts of the United States, and where the game is played is hallowed ground. Ardrey Kell High School - Ardrey Kell Stadium . Built: 2009
They played here: Defensive end Carlos Dunlap (Cincinnati Bengals), defensive end Robert Quinn (St. Louis Rams). Low 47F. The result combines the Cowboys headquarters and practice facilities with a hotel and dining and shopping destinations on a 91-acre footprint. Where: Pendleton, Oregon
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They played here: Wide receiver Charon Peake (Clemson); safety Walt Cantey (Duke).
Built in 1969, Stallworth Stadium in Baytown, Texas, is the largest high school stadium in the Houston area. On Nov. 18, the grandest high school football stadium in Michigan, as chosen by the fans, will be announced. Built at an eye-popping price tag of $60 million, Eagle Stadium is big enough to host lower division NCAA championships without breaking a sweat. Some feature spectacular natural beauty, while others boast awe-inspiring facilities. The stadium underwent a massive multi-million dollar renovation in 2008, including a new scoreboard and artificial turf.
Hugh Mills Stadium in Albany. Built: 2013 (turf installed)
Opened in 1936, this venue sits in a park which straddles the state border. Well, not always. Where: Guthrie, Oklahoma
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