CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - Where the home bleachers of Trojan Stadium once stood is now bare ground but, if all goes according to schedule, a new and improved stadium costing between $4.4 million and $5.5 million will be ready for the 2006 football season.
The school board Wednesday voted unanimously to authorize architects from the Mechanicsburg, Pa., architectural firm of Crabtree, Rohrbaugh and Associates to prepare specifications and advertise bids for renovations to the stadium, which will remain the home field for the high school football, soccer and track teams even after a new high school is built at a yet-to-be-determined site.
The stadium stands were closed in March after a wooden floorboard broke during a track meet. The track and field continued to be used for events last spring, including graduation, but the seats remained empty. Spectators for sporting events were relegated to the sidelines and families at the graduation sat in rented chairs on the field.