Tiger Stadium (Corsicana)

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Tiger Stadium

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Tiger Stadium (Corsicana)
Location3701 W State Highway 22, Corsicana, Texas
Coordinates 32°05′11″N96°30′57″W / 32.08639°N 96.51583°W / 32.08639; -96.51583 Coordinates: 32°05′11″N96°30′57″W / 32.08639°N 96.51583°W / 32.08639; -96.51583
Owner Corsicana Independent School District
Capacity 10,001
Surface FieldTurf
Construction
Built2004–2006 [1]
OpenedSeptember 15, 2006
Construction cost $18 million [2]
Tenants
Corsicana High School (2006–present)
Navarro College (2006–present)
Heritage Bowl (Corsicana) (2017–)

Tiger Stadium [3] is a 10,001-capacity high school and junior collegiate American football, track and field and soccer stadium adjacent to Corsicana High School in Corsicana, Texas. It is the current home of the Corsicana Tigers football, track and field, and soccer teams, the Navarro College Bulldogs football team, and the Heritage Bowl (Corsicana), an NCAA Division II Football Bowl Game.

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History

The sports complex began its history as part of a larger $44.5 million bond project that was passed in 2004 to enlarge the high school, renovate and expand Collins Middle School and improve facilities for sports and other extracurricular activities at both schools. Tiger Stadium sits on about 30 acres (120,000 m2) of a 116-acre (0.47 km2) site bought by the Corsicana Independent School District in 2004 in anticipation of the new stadium. Tiger Stadium replaces Tiger Field, which opened in 1961, as the home for the Corsicana Tigers and Navarro College Bulldogs. The stadium has not only hosted games for the main tenants, but has also recently been used as a neutral site along with other newer high school, collegiate and professional stadiums in Texas in the University Interscholastic League's [4] annual Texas State Football Playoffs.

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Tiger Field
Home of the
Corsicana Tigers

2006 – present
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Tiger Field
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Navarro College Bulldogs

2006 – present
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current
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Heritage Bowl (Corsicana)

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