Then And Now
2017: A facelift for the 48-year-old W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, which serves as the home of Eagle basketball and volleyball and hosts hundreds of events every year, including games, tournaments, commencement ceremonies, high school graduations and concerts. Completed in 1969, the facility is named for the late W.S. “Shep” Hanner, the school’s faculty athletic chairman from 1935 to 1959.
1969: W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse officially opens.
1965: Before the fieldhouse was built, Hanner Gym hosted a young Mick Jagger and the Rolling Stones on May 2 during their first American tour. The Stones played a 10-song, 30-minute set, including the cover, “Time is On My Side,” their first top 10 hit in the United States.
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