New Stargel Stadium Ribbon Cutting Set for Friday

September 10, 2019

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will officially open the new Stargel Stadium on Friday, September 13.

The celebration starts at 4:30 p.m., when the doors open to the public, followed by kickoff for the Taft IT High School Senators versus the Withrow High School Tigers. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 6 p.m. during halftime. 

aerial view of Stargel StadiumThere will be free t-shirts for the first 200 people and free towels to the first 100 attendees. Free cotton candy and Kona Ice will also be available for children. Skyline Chili will be serving free coney dogs.

The Withrow and Taft IT high school marching bands will be in attendance. 

The new $10 million state-of-the-art outdoor complex will host football, track and field competitions, extracurricular and club activities, including Taft High School’s Drone Club. 

The 3,000-seat facility is the home field for six football teams: Aiken, Hughes, Riverview, Shroder, Gamble and Taft high schools. Fans will also notice a new video scoreboard while players will have access to a new weight room and locker rooms.

When: 4:30 p.m. Friday, September 13, doors open to the public
             5 p.m. Kickoff (Withrow vs. Taft)
             6 p.m. Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony during halftime

Where: Stargel Stadium, 501 Ezzard Charles Drive

Please join the CPS Board of Education and Cincinnati Schools Superintendent Laura Mitchell as we celebrate the opening of the new Stargel Stadium. 

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