Going to the World Arena seems more like a minor league hockey experience rather than a collegiate hockey game. There is nothing wrong with this however as the building, food options, and other attributes here make it a worthy visit.
West Virginia has a rich history of college football. They have the 14th most wins of any current FBS teams. The school also has the most wins of any FBS team that hasn’t won a national title. There have been many great players who have played for the university over the years as witnessed by the amount of WVU alums in the NFL.
Missouri football has been in existence since 1890 and has a long and illustrious history. Faurot Field at Memorial Stadium has been host to the football team since 1926. It has been expanded and renovated many times since it’s opening. In 1972, Memorial Stadium’s playing surface was named Faurot Field in honor of longtime coach Don Faurot. The seating bowl is horseshoe shaped with lawn seating in the end zone featuring a pile of painted rocks in the shape of a block M. Missouri football recently joined the SEC after a long run in the Big 12 and Big 8. Joining the SEC has seemed to rejuvenate the passion among the Tiger faithful. There is a new sense of pride being associated with the conference and their run of success in football.
Beaver Stadium, home to the Penn State Nittany Lions football team was built in 1960. The stadium has been expanded many times since it’s opening and has a current capacity of 106,572, making it the second largest football stadium in the country and third largest stadium in the world. Penn State football began play in 1887 and has a rich history of success over the years. The program is among the top teams in terms of all time wins as well as winning percentage. Penn State played as an independent for many years before joining the Big 10 in 1990. There have been many greats who have played at Penn State before continuing their football careers in the NFL.
The atmosphere here at Bill Snyder Family Stadium is something to be seen live rather than on television. Nicknamed the “Little Apple,” the entire town of Manhattan is decked out in grey and purple on game days. The population of Manhattan, Kansas, is around 56,000, but that doubles on game days.