Heroes Stadium

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Heroes Stadium
Heroes stadium.JPG
Location 4799 Thousand Oaks Dr
San Antonio, Texas 78233
Coordinates 29°32′13″N 98°23′52″W / 29.536862°N 98.397826°W / 29.536862; -98.397826 (Heroes Stadium)Coordinates: 29°32′13″N 98°23′52″W / 29.536862°N 98.397826°W / 29.536862; -98.397826 (Heroes Stadium)
Owner North East ISD
Operator North East ISD
Capacity 11,122[1]
Acreage 58
Surface Fieldturf Duraspine[2][3]
Construction
Broke ground December 18, 2007
Opened August 28, 2009
Architect Rehler Vaughn & Koone, Inc.
General contractor Joeris General Contractors, Ltd.
Tenants

Churchill High School
Johnson High School
Lee High School
MacArthur High School
Madison High School
Reagan High School
Roosevelt High School

San Antonio Scorpions FC (2012)

Heroes Stadium is an 11,000-seat, open style football stadium serving the public school district North East ISD in San Antonio, Texas, USA. It opened in 2009, built on the 58-acre (230,000 m2) site of the abandoned Longhorn Quarry, and has 2,525 paved parking spaces.[4] $27.5 million of funding was provided by a 2007 school district bond.[5] A video board system measuring 15 by 25 ft (4.6 by 7.6 m) was installed in 2010. Along with Comalander Stadium, Heroes is the home venue for the football, track and field, soccer, and band events for the high schools in the North East Independent School District, and also plays host to various athletic events for the district's middle and elementary schools.

The stadium received national exposure on August 27, 2010, when it held a game between local Madison Mavericks and Steele Knights of Cibolo. The game was televised by ESPN, as part of its High School Rise Kickoff Event.[6]

The venue hosted the San Antonio Scorpions in their inaugural 2012 NASL season.[7] The team played at the site to an average attendance of 9,176, including a couple of sell out crowds,[8] while their stadium, Toyota Field, was complete.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Heroes Stadium Inaugural Year". North East ISD. 
  2. ^ "Projects". Paragon Sports Constructors. 
  3. ^ "Heroes Stadium Brochure". North East ISD. 
  4. ^ "2007 Bond Project: Heroes Stadium". NEISD. 
  5. ^ "2007 Bond Project". NEISD. 
  6. ^ "Steele Knights vs. Madison Mavericks". ESPN. 
  7. ^ "NASL chief gives OK to Heroes
    Stadium"
    . San Antonio Express-News.
     
  8. ^ dohertysoocer. "2012 NASL Attendance". dohertysoocer. 

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