Whittaker Field 50th anniversary celebration
April 26, 2023
There is reason to celebrate in La Conner on May 3.
La Conner Schools has set the day aside to observe the 50th anniversary of Whittaker Field and to recognize its undefeated 1968 high school football team. Its success paved the way for a lighted athletics venue on campus four years later.
Whittaker Field, named for legendary one-armed coach and administrator Jack Whittaker, opened during the 1972-73 school year. It remains home to football, soccer and track and field teams.
The May 3 program is at 2 p.m., prior to the league championship track meet.
Members of the Whittaker family and...