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RE: Stadium Renovation and Construction Thread
South Alabama set up a web cam a couple weeks ago for us to track progress. The open date on the recently named Hancock Whitney Stadium will be September 12, 2020.

http://www.usajaguars.com/stadiumcam


01-19-2019 02:39 PM
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It's a sad day in the Ville. Louisville football's home for almost 50 years, Old Cardinal Stadium, is being torn down tomorrow. It was last used by UofL in 1997, prior to the opening of the current Cardinal Stadium in 1998. I know it doesn't look like much, considering it's old rickety minor league baseball stadium, but it was home, and there were many great memories there over the years. Memories such as beating Texas, Brett Favre's hail mary, Farm Aid, the 1st Thunder Over Louisville, high school state championships. Not to mention the Louisville Redbirds.

It will be missed.

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Thanks for posting this. Driving to Louisville from Leitchfield most times I attended quite a few AAA baseball games, rock concerts (HEART and others) during the state fair along with one or two football games. I thought it was an excellent minor league baseball park--especially sitting under the roof. Music concert acoustics were also pretty good. A. Ray Smith brought baseball back to Louisville in 1981.He was quite the salesman and they set new minor league attendance records. They had excellent food at good prices and even allowed fans to bring their own picnic baskets!! Tickets prices were low. I've still got some ticket stubs somewhere. Got to see a lot of future major league stars. Great memories. The place will be missed!

p.s.----Anyone know what year it was built?
01-23-2019 05:03 PM
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(01-23-2019 05:03 PM)TOPSTRAIGHT Wrote:  Thanks for posting this. Driving to Louisville from Leitchfield most times I attended quite a few AAA baseball games, rock concerts (HEART and others) during the state fair along with one or two football games. I thought it was an excellent minor league baseball park--especially sitting under the roof. Music concert acoustics were also pretty good. A. Ray Smith brought baseball back to Louisville in 1981.He was quite the salesman and they set new minor league attendance records. They had excellent food at good prices and even allowed fans to bring their own picnic baskets!! Tickets prices were low. I've still got some ticket stubs somewhere. Got to see a lot of future major league stars. Great memories. The place will be missed!

p.s.----Anyone know what year it was built?

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01-24-2019 12:15 AM
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Williams stadium is upgrading the Football Operations Center (FOC). Expansion takes place in the endzone and finishes in 2020.

http://www.aseaofred.com/update-on-the-o...enovation/

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01-25-2019 11:15 AM
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(01-25-2019 11:15 AM)WesternSkillet Wrote:  Williams stadium is upgrading the Football Operations Center (FOC). Expansion takes place in the endzone and finishes in 2020.

http://www.aseaofred.com/update-on-the-o...enovation/

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Looks nice...however, I hope they work on better entrances so folks can get through quicker.

Why Flames and not Broncos in the end zone?
01-25-2019 04:25 PM
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(01-25-2019 04:25 PM)TexanMark Wrote:  
(01-25-2019 11:15 AM)WesternSkillet Wrote:  Williams stadium is upgrading the Football Operations Center (FOC). Expansion takes place in the endzone and finishes in 2020.

http://www.aseaofred.com/update-on-the-o...enovation/

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Looks nice...however, I hope they work on better entrances so folks can get through quicker.

Why Flames and not Broncos in the end zone?

It's for Liberty University, the Flames.
01-28-2019 02:37 PM
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At the NAIA level, Montana-Western is getting a new stadium on newly donated land adjacent to campus. Badly needed. They currently use a community stadium a mile from campus.

https://w.umwestern.edu/article/umw-anno...yllis-erb/
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Just a quick update. The Carrier Dome will start the renovation project in March. It appears Lacrosse will have some games moved.
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Operations Suite 2/5 Update
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Quote:UMass Director of Athletics Ryan Bamford released the first renderings of the $18 million McGuirk Alumni Stadium improvement project that will see a new scoreboard, new permanent bathrooms, and an indoor practice facility installed before the 2019 season.

Austin Urkiel for the screenshots on the tweet and the above quote from Mike Traini
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Also included in the renderings is the new south end zone club with the video board. Other improvements will happen in 2020 for the 18M including ADA access and handrails and new concessions and a few other improvements. There will eventually be 4 price points for season ticket holders.

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(02-07-2019 09:00 AM)Steve1981 Wrote:  
Quote:UMass Director of Athletics Ryan Bamford released the first renderings of the $18 million McGuirk Alumni Stadium improvement project that will see a new scoreboard, new permanent bathrooms, and an indoor practice facility installed before the 2019 season.

Austin Urkiel for the screenshots on the tweet and the above quote from Mike Traini
Article

Also included in the renderings is the new south end zone club with the video board. Other improvements will happen in 2020 for the 18M including ADA access and handrails and new concessions and a few other improvements. There will eventually be 4 price points for season ticket holders.

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Any increase in seating?


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(02-10-2019 07:44 AM)panama Wrote:  
(02-07-2019 09:00 AM)Steve1981 Wrote:  
Quote:UMass Director of Athletics Ryan Bamford released the first renderings of the $18 million McGuirk Alumni Stadium improvement project that will see a new scoreboard, new permanent bathrooms, and an indoor practice facility installed before the 2019 season.

Austin Urkiel for the screenshots on the tweet and the above quote from Mike Traini
Article

Also included in the renderings is the new south end zone club with the video board. Other improvements will happen in 2020 for the 18M including ADA access and handrails and new concessions and a few other improvements. There will eventually be 4 price points for season ticket holders.

Renderings


Any increase in seating?


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Yes, but only in the bathrooms.
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(02-10-2019 07:44 AM)panama Wrote:  Any increase in seating?

There will be tables and chairs in the south endzone. But no not really.

However getting McG up to spec with ADA compliance will mean that future work can be done to the stands themselves. (And not as a "separate" structure like the pressbox) That opens up possibilities for expansion over several phases, which would likely be less expensive than building all new grandstands.

One such plan (the original expansion plan back in 2011) is to lower the field and fill in from there. Installing a full bowl around the lowered field would up its capacity to ~30k.

However, expansion won't come until it's needed. Luckily if UMass does see a big enough rise in attendance, McGuirk can be (and has been in the past) outfitted with bleachers upping its capacity to the low/mid-20k's.
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SDSU officials tour stadiums as they try to build their own
https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/spo...story.html
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