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What's Your Best Memory of Harris Field?

The former home of the Warriors was torn down Tuesday and Wednesday.

The bleachers left years ago.

The .

The goalposts and press box were gone Wednesday.

The memories, though, will never go away.

The lights remained standing Wednesday, and are due for repositioning with new fields planned. But all the other structures were taken down—most of the scraps hauled away.

One employee said the "Home of the Warriors" sign that adorned the press box was claimed Tuesday afternoon by a former Warriors athlete.

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The old Harris Field may no longer exist, but it will live on in the memories of the athletes, parents, fans, coaches, cheerleaders and band members who called it home for years.

The field was replaced by in the mid-2000s. The new field was at the beginning of the .

The old Harris Field hosted playoff games, rec sports, homecoming celebrations, band performances, senior games and civic gatherings. The bleachers were the foundation for family memories, senior photos and young relationships.

The field itself—knocked by most as a subpar surface—carried future NFL players, state champions, college soccer stars and record-breaking performances.

Few residents can say they never attended an event at the old field.

How about you?

TELL US: How will you remember Harris Field? Was there one moment—or a series of moments—that you'll always recall? Leave a comment.

FASHIONRB February 17, 2012 at 05:42 AM
I remember cheering in the stands on cold winter nights as a 1976 graduate. But most memory is my brother Novell Jackson breaking all kinds of records on that cold hard field, good times, good times.
Bill Lawson February 17, 2012 at 03:37 PM
The real question that everyone is afraid to ask. Four days without a bathroom? How did you poop up there?
Carlette February 17, 2012 at 05:21 PM
My most memorable moment was when we played the powder puff game on that field. That year the Juniors clearly beat the Seniors, but tradition allowed them to win. "86 " Rocks!!!! Haha!!!!
Bobbi Zachry February 18, 2012 at 02:45 PM
There are so many memories on that field but I will say that during my cheerleading times of 90-93 I had the opportunity to cheer on the football team to many great victories. As well as dodging football players as they came full force towards you on the sideline. We didn't have any seperation from the field. That was good times being up close to the action.
Peter Hansen July 28, 2012 at 06:29 PM
Peter Hansen said don't remember 4 days! Our support was your sister and Bobby Gaul!

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