New Whitnall field to have grand opening

Published on: 9/4/2012

 The new athletic stadium at Whitnall High School will have its grand opening on Friday night.

The event will begin with a tailgate party at 4 p.m. and dedication ceremonies will start at 6:30 p.m.

The Whitnall football team (1-1) will meet rival Greenfield (0-2) at 7 p.m. and fireworks will follow the game.

On Saturday, Whitnall youth football teams will use the new field for their league games, and an all-day block party will also be held on the high school grounds.

The new field features seating for more than 2,500, a scoreboard with video capabilities and field turf.