Tom Kimbrough Stadium

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Tom Kimbrough Stadium
Location Murphy, TX
Owner Plano ISD
Capacity 9,800
OpenedFall 2003
Plano East Panthers (UIL) (2003present)

Tom Kimbrough Stadium is a 9,800-capacity multi-use high school football stadium in Murphy, Texas. Mostly used for high school football, soccer, and track, the stadium was built in 2003 and is owned by the Plano Independent School District. It is the home stadium of Plano East Senior High School.

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The stadium was named after Tom Kimbrough, the former Head Football Coach of Plano Senior High School and Plano ISD Athletic Director after John Clark (John Clark Stadium was named after him). Kimbrough was inspired by Clark, the former coach and PISD Athletics Director who hired him, and maintained his high standards. Under his direction, the Plano Wildcats football team won three state championship games.

John Clark Stadium is a 14,442-capacity multi-use high school stadium in Plano, Texas. Mostly used for high school football and soccer, the stadium was built in 1977 for $2.73 million and is owned by the Plano Independent School District. It is the home stadium of Plano Senior High School and Plano West Senior High School.

He stated that:
The greatest honor of my career has been the opportunity to share with young people an appreciation of the values of perseverance, teamwork, discipline and respect. These certainly outweigh wins and losses and state championships.

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