Athletes called it home.
Families used to flock to it to watch their neighbors, friends and children.
Members of the Warrior Pride marching band used to practice on the grass.
Memories were made. History was made.
But soon, the former Harris Field will soon be no more.
The structures surrounding the former athletic facility at began coming down Tuesday.
As of lunchtime, the lights, press box and goalposts still remained. But the fence surrounding the playing field and the scoreboard that sat along Juniata Street were gone.
According to a crew member at the site, the plan is for new fields to be built running parallel with Juniata Street. Doing so, seemingly, would also put Tomahawk Field—home of the Warriors softball team—in jeopardy.
A new layout for the athletic complex was part of the proposed new school building.
replaced the former Harris Field in the mid-2000s.
TELL US: What are your memories of the old Harris Field? Did you play in a memorable game? Do you still recall a highlight? Leave a comment.
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