Newly constructed Stargel Stadium prepares for first varsity football game

Newly constructed Stargel Stadium prepares for first varsity football game
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ALEXIS: NO MORE SOUNDS OF
HAMMERS AND NAILS. THIS NEW STADIUM REPLACES THE
ONE TORN DOWN TO BUILD THE NEW
F.C. CINCINNATI SOCCER STADIUM. ONE UPGRADE, INCREASED CAPACITY.>>WE HAVE A LITTLE OVER 3,000. WE HAVE 2,000 ON THE HOME SIDE
AND 1,000 ON THE VISITOR SIDE. ALEXIS: THE STADIUM WAS FIRS
BUILT IN THE 1980’S THEN
RENOVATED IN 2004. GETTING THIS VERSION OPEN
QUICKLY WAS IMPORTANT TO MORE
SCHOOLS THAN MOST PEOPLE
REALIZE.>>WE HAVE A HAND FULL OF HIGH
SCHOOLS THAT USE IT AS A HOME
FOOTBALL FIELD. AIKEN, HUGHES, RIVERVIEW,
SHRODER, GAMBLE, AND OF COURSE
TAFT
CCPA WILL USE IT FROM TIME TO
TIME. CINCINNATI CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
WILL USE IT FOR THEIR SOCCER. ALEXIS: THE STADIUM STILL HOLDS
THE LEGACY OF A MAN WHO IMPACTED
MANY.>>WILLIAM STARGEL WAS A COACH
IN CPS. HE IMPACTED SO MANY PEOPLE
DURING HIS TIME AS A TEACHER, A
COACH, A MENTOR. HE HAD A HISTORY OF PLAYING AT
UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI. ALEXIS: SOME UPGRADES LIKE THE
SCOREBOARD ARE EVIDENT, BUT
PLENTY OF CHANGES ARE ALSO
BEHIND-THE-SCENE
>>SOME OF THE GREAT THINGS WE
HAVE BEEN ABLE TO ADD IS A NEW STATE OF THE ART WEIGHT ROOM. WE’VE GOT BRAND NEW LOCKER ROOMS
THAT WITH HIGH TECH IN THOSE
WEIGHT ROOMS FOR COACHES AND
KIDS TO USE. WE’VE GOT A BETTER TRAINER ROOM
FOR OUR ATHELTIC TRAINERS SO
THEY HAVE A BETTER SPACE TO WORK
WITH. TO GIVE THE KIDS THE BEST
SUPPORT THEY NEE
ALEXIS: CPS SAYS ITS GOAL IS TO
CATER TO THE COMMUNITY AT A
HIGHER LEVEL.>>ULTIMATELY OUR GOAL IS TO
HOST THE SECTION AND DISTRICT
PLAY OFF ROUNDS FOR OASHA. BRING RENTALS IN AND REALLY JUST
IMPACT AS MANY PEOPLE AS
POSSIBLE. ALEXIS: STARGEL WILL HOST THE
FIRST VARSITY FOOTBALL GAME IN
OHIO ON AUGUST 28. TAFT VS. NORTH

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