Published: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 @ 8:00 AM
By: Rick McCrabb - Staff Writer
MIDDLETOWN — Here are 5 things to know if you’re attending this weekend’s Middletown High School basketball games that will mark the district’s goodbye to Wade E. Miller Gym and the opening of its new Wade E. Miller Arena.
1. Two days of basketball
On Friday, the district will bid farewell to Wade E. Miller, its home since 1952, except for the 1970s when games were played at the high school on Breiel Boulevard.
The Middies face Butler County rival Hamilton on Friday.
On Saturday, Middletown’s boys and girls basketball teams open the new Wade E. Miller Arena on Breiel Boulevard.
2. How to buy tickets
3. Where to park
4. The uniforms
The Middletown Middies and Hamilton Big Blue will commemorate the final game in Wade E. Miller Gym on Friday by wearing 1950s throwback uniforms.
5. Can’t be there in person? You can watch online
The final basketball game at historic Wade E. Miller Gym and the first game at Miller Arena this weekend will be broadcast online thanks to a Middletown church.
Stratford Heights Church of God has volunteered its television production equipment to be used for Friday’s last game at Miller Gym and Saturday night’s first game at Miller Arena. The games will be streamed live on the church’s website.
HOW TO WATCH: Click here for all the details about how to watch online