RICHMOND — A groundbreaking ceremony will be held for the Maddie Potts Memorial Fieldhouse at Chariho High School, 453 Switch Road, on Saturday, April 11, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will precede the Chariho Chargers' football game at 1 p.m.

The field house, on the stadium side of campus, is being funded by the Maddie Potts Foundation. It will include an athletic training room, home locker room, private visiting team area, an upgraded concession stand, indoor restrooms, a private officials locker room and a central atrium to host senior nights and small community events.

Potts, a popular Chariho student and star athlete, died suddenly on the soccer field during a game on Sept. 23, 2017, her senior year.

For more information, visit maddiepottsfoundation.org.

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