After years of dreaming, planning, ideas and finally construction – part of a joint $15.2 million project that also included a new softball stadium – Coastal Carolina will formally debut its new Springs Brooks Stadium when the Chanticleers open their baseball season Feb. 13. Read more and watch video here. View photos here.
The City of Conway (SC) will spend $500,000 on naming rights for the boardwalk at Coastal Carolina University’s new baseball stadium. As part of the arrangement, the “City of Conway Boardwalk” will feature signage and carefully placed QR codes, labels smart phone users can scan to find a website about attractions and dining in downtown Conway. Read more here.
Coastal Carolina University officials were hoping to have the Watson Stadium renovations 100-percent completed in time for the Chanticleers 2014 season, but it appears the team will play games next spring while construction crews continue working on the facility. The team played at the home of the Single-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Carolina League) in 2013. Read more here. View renderings gallery here.
The State of South Carolina has given approval to a $10.2 million renovation of Coastal Carolina University’s baseball and softball complexes. Construction is expected to be completed in time for the 2014 season. Read more here. View renderings here.
Coastal Carolina University athletic director Hunter Yurachek announced last week the selection of Michael Keeshen & Associates in partnership with Populous as the architectural team to move forward with plans to expand the Chanticleers’ 850-seat Watson Stadium to 2,500 permanent seats. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.