Elder High School introduced plans for a new baseball
stadium to the Purple Nation on Saturday morning.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held Saturday morning at the
Butch Hubert Family Panther Athletic Complex.
The is the final piece to the original Panther Athletic Complex
The 500 seat
state-of-the-art baseball stadium will include three seating sections,
bathrooms and a press box. Construction is scheduled to be completed in time
for the 2014 season opener.
"This is the
final piece of the 2003 master plan. Elder represents Ohio's best – holding 12
state baseball titles. It's fitting that the Panthers finally have a
first-class home," said Principal Tom Otten.
generosity of Mr. Adam, the Altiora committee, Elder's administration, and our
alumni is really overwhelming, and will make this one of the premier high
school baseball facilities in the Midwest! What will set this apart from other
stadiums is the incorporation of the school's character into the design," said
Mark Thompson, head baseball coach.
School is an Archdiocesan Catholic high school for boys located in Price Hill,
a neighborhood in western Cincinnati.
1922, the school's mission is to lead young men to serve God, others, and to
pursue Altiora according to the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.