Demolition of the old Moana Stadium in Reno (NV) began in July, as part of a plan to revitalize the property with soccer fields. Now 200,000 square feet of freshly laid sod covers the site of the old ballpark and field. In the spring, 7,500 players in the Great Basin Youth Soccer League will begin play on the new turf. Read more and view news clip here.
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Two Reno (NV) city councilwomen are spearheading a plan to replace shuttered and soon-to-be-demolished Moana Stadium (aka, “The Biggest Little Ballpark in the World”) with a soccer complex. The project is called “Miracle on Turf.” The facility used to be the home to several different affiliated and indy pro clubs. Read more and view photo here. Thanks to John Cerone for the link.
The Reno Recreation and Parks Commission has voted 9-0 to permanently close (and eventually level) deteriorating Moana Stadium to make room for a possible aquatic center. There are still many hoops to jump through before the 50-year-old ballpark can be demolished, but it appears that its days are numbered. The most recent team to make Moana home were the indy pro Reno Continue reading