HOME ON HACKBERRY

For over 90 years, our student-athletes have played “home” games on dozens of area soccer, football, and softball fields.

It's time to bring the Cavaliers home.

 

Interested in contributing to Staubach Stadium?

Contact Director of Development, Candice Jones Peelman '04.

PROJECT TIMELINE

August 2022

Stadium construction begins in full as Messer Construction starts ground removal.

May 2022

In a private ceremony on Monday, May 23 featuring City of Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval, Cincinnati Vice Mayor Jan-Michele Kearney, and Cincinnati Councilmember Meeka Owens ‘96, Purcell Marian officially breaks ground on Staubach Stadium

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March 2022

Staubach Stadium All Alumni Athlete Fundraiser, March 26

An All-Star cast of legendary PM Coaches and Athletes comes together to support Purcell Marian’s first home field, highlighted by speakers Terry Killens ’92, Joanne Browarsky ’94, and Matt Singer ’97.

February 2022

Request for Proposal sent to contractors.

January 2022

Purcell Marian High School announces Staubach Stadium as the official name of Project Cavalier.

Introducing Staubach Stadium

September 2021

O’Rourke completes demolition of Woodburn and De Sales Lane property.

April 2021

Early design concepts from MSA are provided to school to begin visualizing possibilities of complex on campus and debuted at Grand Event.

Spring 2021

Major donors step up to pledge their support in a mostly quiet fundraising campaign.

January 2021

Business Courier shares information on purchase of property. Purcell Marian begins to communicate future use of property is a field.

Harry + Linda Fath pledges $1 million towards “Project Cavalier” 

Anonymous Donor pledges $1 million towards “Project Cavalier” 

MSA Architects are selected among competitive bid processes to lead design and implementation of the field project.

Harry + Linda Fath Pledge $1 Million Gift

Fall 2020

Talks for sale of the Gilligan property resume. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati approves the purchase with the intention to demolish buildings in the future. 

Purcell Marian and Gilligan Funeral Home agree to the price of sale of the building. Alumni step up in a quick and quiet campaign to purchase properties.

Winter 2020

Covid-19 emerges, state of Ohio shifts schools to online. Focus is on school and student support. Gilligan pauses their consideration of the sale of the building. Talks of purchasing property put on hold.

Fall 2019

Andy Farfsing begins conversation with Gilligan about potential sale of the funeral home building at Woodburn Avenue; Gilligan expresses interest in selling in the near future.