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Waldo Stadium By Shannon Hatch EDT 347 "From Marsh to Fancy" http://www.ur.wmich.edu/centennial/history_waldo-full.html President Dwight B. Waldo procured the 14-section of land bundle close Prospect Slope in 1913. Waldo dispatched the College's first raising support battle to pay for the area.
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Waldo Stadium By Shannon Hatch EDT 347

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“From Swamp to Swank” http://www.ur.wmich.edu/centennial/history_waldo-full.html President Dwight B. Waldo obtained the 14-section of land bundle close Prospect Hill in 1913. Waldo propelled the University’s first raising money battle to help pay for the area. In the 1920s, the property highlighted a running track, football and baseball fields, grandstands and tennis courts.

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A Football Stadium Becomes Reality Financial moving by WMU President Paul V. Sangren brought about another football stadium in 1939. The University changed its epithet from the “Hilltoppers” to the “Broncos.” Waldo Stadium initially situated 15,000 observers.

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Updates of the 1970s The new stadium was six feet lower. The stadium was changed over to a dish molded coliseum. Seating was extended to suit 25,000 fans. AstroTurf secured the field.

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The Next Stage In 1989, the stadium was extended to situate 30,200 observers. A business common grass surface was laid in 1992. Another electronic scoreboard and lit signs were likewise included.

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Updating the Scene In 1995, lasting lights were introduced for night amusements. Extra seat and seat back seating were included. WMU upgraded open offices at the stadium. The press box was reconstruct and extended.

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The Bill Brown Alumni Football Center The 55,000 square foot focus opened in 1998. The $8.2 million expansion was financed by private sources. It highlights locker rooms, meeting rooms, preparing offices and a 130-seat amphitheater. The 3 rd floor coaches’ workplaces are utilized for guideline and as rented survey suites on diversion days.

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Any More Enhancements? The stadium’s normal grass was supplanted with NeXturf in 2001. Stage I of WMU’s first extensive indoor athletic office was finished in the fall of 2002. The new building was named the Donald “J” Steele Athletic Center, and added ten survey suites to Waldo Stadium.

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WMU is Certainly Proud! “Such significant improvements throughout the years have permitted the revered stadium to keep up its legacy as an extraordinary football office and an unmistakable image of WMU spirit.” http://www.ur.wmich.edu/centennial/history_waldo-full.html http://www.wmich.edu/wmu/visit/wmu032.html

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Waldo Stadium Quiz Who is known as the “father of Western athletics”? A) Paul V. Sangren B) Dwight B. Waldo C) Donald Seelye

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Wrong! Click here to come back to the test and attempt once more.

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Correct Answer! You’re right! Dwight B. Waldo is frequently called the “father of Western athletics”. How could you have been able to you know?!

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Bio Page My name is Shannon Hatch and I’m an understudy at Western Michigan University. I live in Dowagiac with my spouse and three youngsters. I will get my degree in Elementary

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