JAMESTOWN, ND (jimmiepride.com) – The University of Jamestown is delighted to announce that the $ 11.5 million renovation of Taylor Stadium will begin on Monday, November 2. The result will be a state-of-the-art facility for the University of Jamestown and the Jamestown Public School District.
A groundbreaking ceremony for the project will take place immediately after the UJ-Hastings football match on Saturday, October 31.
Due to these renovations, Taylor Stadium will not be available for the last three home football games of the University of Jamestown.
Two of the three games have been postponed and rescheduled at the end of November due to health and safety measures. The Northwestern game was originally scheduled for September 26, and the Doane contest was scheduled for October 10.
To ensure the best playing surface for games played from mid-November to the end of November and the necessary infrastructure for the Jimmie football program and its members of the Great Plains Athletic Conference, the university announced that on November 14e contest against Dakota Wesleyan and November 21st match against Doane will be played at the MDU Resources Community Bowl in Bismarck.
November 28e The home game was moved to Orange City, Iowa, and the Northwestern College campus. In turn, the venue for the October 16, 2021 contest will move from Orange City to Jamestown.