Brooks Stadium

Brooks Stadium

Brooks Stadium is a 6,408-seat multi-purpose stadium in Conway, South Carolina. It is home to the Coastal Carolina University Chanticleers football team. The facility opened in 2003 and is named in honor of Coby Garrett Brooks and Boni Belle Brooks, children of the late Robert "Bob" Brooks [ [ Football stadium at Coastal to be named for Brooks] ] . Brooks was a Loris, South Carolina native and was the chairman of Hooters of America, Inc. On October 7, 2006, the field was named James C. Benton Field to honor the family for a large donation they made to the Coastal athletics program earlier in the year.

The stadium was designed to be expandable to seat nearly 20,000. A new field house is expected to be constructed behind the north endzone with construction set to begin early in 2007. It is estimated to take 18 months to build; however, an additional 2,100 seats will be installed in front of where the field house will sit before the start of the 2007 season, taking the capacity to approximately 8,500. The facility also houses the George F. "Buddy" Sasser Hall of Fame, featuring notable Coastal athletes from throughout Coastal's history.

The stadium saw its first action on September 6, 2003, as the Chanticleer football team opens its inaugural game vs. Newberry College in front of a crowd of more than 8,000.


External links

* [ Chanticleer Football]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Brooks Robinson — Brooks Calbert Robinson Jr. (* 18. Mai 1937 in Little Rock, Arkansas) ist ein ehemaliger US amerikanischer Baseballspieler in der Major League Baseball. Sein Spitzname ist The Human Vacuum Cleaner bzw auch Hoover (in Anlehnung an den in den USA… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Brooks Field — may refer to:* Brooks City Base, formerly Brooks Air Force Base, in San Antonio, Texas, USA. * Brooks Field (Colorado), a football stadium in Golden, Colorado, USA. * Brooks Field (Michigan), an airport located in Marshall, Michigan, USA (FAA:… …   Wikipedia

  • Brooks Field (Wilmington) — Brooks Field is a stadium in Wilmington, North Carolina. It is primarily used for baseball and was the home of Wilmington Waves. The ballpark has a capacity of 3,000 people and opened in 1989 …   Wikipedia

  • Brooks Robinson — Infobox MLB retired name=Brooks Robinson position=Third baseman bats=Right throws=Right birthdate=birth date and age|1937|5|18 city state|Little Rock|Arkansas deathdate= debutdate=September 17 debutyear=by|1955 debutteam=Baltimore Orioles… …   Wikipedia

  • Brooks Field (Colorado) — Infobox Stadium stadium name = Brooks Field nickname = location = Golden, Colorado broke ground = 1892 opened = 1892 closed = demolished = owner = Colorado School of Mines operator = Colorado School of Mines surface = Natural grass construction… …   Wikipedia

  • Stadium of Fire — The Stadium of Fire is an annual event held in the Brigham Young University s LaVell Edwards Stadium on the 4th of July. It is one of the main events for the Provo Freedom Festival.It has hosted several famous performers over the years, including …   Wikipedia

  • Bailey Memorial Stadium — Location 503 South Broad Street Clinton, South Carolina 29325 Opened 2002 Owner Presbyterian College Operator Presbyterian College Surface Natural Grass …   Wikipedia

  • Williams-Brice Stadium — The Cockpit 1998 photo Former names Columbia Municipal Stadium (1934–1940) Carolina Stadium (1941–1972) …   Wikipedia

  • Memorial Stadium, Clemson — Frank Howard Field at Clemson Memorial Stadium Death Valley Location …   Wikipedia

  • Oliver C. Dawson Stadium — Location 300 College Street Orangeburg, SC 29117 Opened 1955 Owner South Carolina St …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.