10 Best High School Football Stadiums
Comparing high school football across the nation is difficult, but Texas has the biggest reputation for taking high school football most seriously, so it is not surprise that Texas schools would top our list of the 10 best high school football stadiums. Size and splendor are one thing, but history also counts in making our list.
- Allen, Texas. The stadium is set to open for the 2012 season, but the plans made put it at the top of any list of high school stadiums. The facility will cost nearly $60 million and will seat 18,000. It will have a two-level press box, video scoreboard and four concession stands. The high school is in a suburb of Dallas and has 3,900 students in a fast-growing area. The current facility seats 14,000 and has over capacity crowds on game nights.
- Jasper High School, Jasper, Texas. Not the flashiest or most modern, but it is what high school football should be all about. The field has been in constant use since 1927, and the front looks like the Alamo. It seats 5,000 and is home to the Jasper, Texas Bulldogs.
- Harding Stadium, Steubenville High School, Steubenville, Ohio. Built in 1930 and seats 10,000, and is one of the most storied high school programs in the nation. The stadium has a life-sized red fire breathing horse out front.
- The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas. This is the largest high school stadium in Texas, and one of the largest in the nation with a seating capacity of 23,000. It has artificial turf and is home field to several high schools in San Antonio and Bexar County. It was opened in 1940 and has been used continually since that time.
- Memorial Stadium, Mesquite, Texas. This is is on the West Mesquite High School campus and seats more than 20,000.
- Toney Burger Center, Austin, Texas. The stadium seats around 20,000, has a track and has a baseball field in the same complex. It is used by several Austin high schools.
- Paul Brown Tiger Stadium, Massillion, Ohio. The stadium was built in 1939 as part of the Works Administration Program, and named after its most famous alumni and coach.e Gold
- George Washington High School Stadium, San Francisco, California. It was built on a rock quarry and 15 acres in 1940. It has a great view of the Golden Gate Bridge.
- South Fayette Stadium, McDonald, Pennsylvania. Smallish stadium on a hillside, but has a jumbotron and many modern conveniences in a small town atmosphere.
- Milton High School Field, Milton, Georgia. Very nice modern stadium, seats more than 10,000.