no place like home!
we all know it. It’s something every North Hagerstown
High School student and every North-end resident has in common
with Dorothy Gale from The Wizard
46 years, North Hagerstown High School has not had a home stadium
on which to showcase its world-class athletes and premier marching
band. As the largest
high school in Washington County, Maryland, North High serves more than one-half
of the City of Hagerstown’s high school population. More than 25% of
North High students participate in the 16 various varsity sports. We believe
Hagerstown High School is one of only two public high schools in the state
without a stadium.
about to change. With the help of alumni, community leaders,
the business community, and interested citizens, the North High
Inc. plans to build an athletic facility to serve as the hub for educational,
and athletic events for the entire community. The North High Boosters Club,
Inc was organized in the early 1970s and incorporated as a 501 (c) (3)
not-for-profit organization in 2002. Due to limited public funds,
the North High Boosters
Inc. is partnering with private donors to make the dream of an athletic
facility on the North High campus a reality.
athletic complex in the North-end of Hagerstown will provide
needed recreational space for citizens to strengthen the community
residents a chance
to rally behind a “home” team. Merchants along the Pennsylvania
Avenue corridor will enjoy greater exposure during home games. Community
have an opportunity to use the stadium when North High students are not
Proposed community programs include:
soccer (Championship games)
football (Championship games)
competitions Graduation ceremonies
concert series Summer festivals
walking tracks Cheerleading, soccer, football, Community
league playoff games lacrosse and
time is now.
North Hagerstown High and South Hagerstown High have shared
a stadium long enough.
students deserve the same opportunities as students in the rest
of the state.
A stadium at North Hagerstown High School will address
a long-standing inequity and provide all high school
students the opportunity
to express their school
pride on their own field.
North Hagerstown High School has a tradition rich in athletics. However, the
50’s and 60’s were a time primarily consisting of male sports.
With the advent of Title IX (1972) women’s sports became more prominent.
Below is a time line showing when the sports were introduced and the number
of students involved.
indicates new sports since 1970.