Apogee Stadium is a horseshoe-shaped stadium and home to the University of North Texas Mean Green football team, located in Denton, Texas. The stadium seats 30,850 and opened in 2011 just across the interstate from its predecessor, Fouts Field. Apogee Stadium was designed by the architecture firm HKS, which also created the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium.
There are plenty of college campuses across the country that are in great towns and cities. All those schools have plenty of great traditions, players, and fan bases. However, in College Station it is different; there is a spirit that Texas A&M University and the surrounding communities share – that spirit is known as The Spirit of Aggieland.
Gerald J. Ford Stadium is a 32,000-seat horseshoe-shaped venue located on the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas, Texas. The current stadium is located on the same site as SMU’s original football facility, Ownby Stadium.
Beginning in 2012, Texas Southern University’s football program made the 22,039 seat BBVA Compass Stadium (home of the MLS Houston Dynamo) their home stadium, finally leaving their on-campus stadium Alexander Durley Sports Complex. Texas Southern University competes in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC), which is made up of historically black colleges and universities in the Southern United States. The conference is part of the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS), formerly known as Division 1-AA. Texas Southern is positioned in the West Division of the SWAC with Grambling State, Prairie View A&M, Southern University, and the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
Located in Frisco, Texas, Dr Pepper Ballpark has been home to the Texas Rangers’ Double-A affiliate Frisco RoughRiders since April 3, 2003. The ballpark was built by one of the best architecture firms, HK, Inc., and is unique compared to other ballparks. The infrastructure for the ballpark is like condo or apartment villages, and the outer concourse is a dirt trail through various trees, simulating a park-within-a-park scheme.
Minute Maid Park was built on the former site of Houston’s Union Station train depot in downtown to replace the Astros’ former home, the legendary Houston Astrodome. The Astrodome was known worldwide as the 8th wonder of the world, but after 35 years in the world’s first multi-purpose dome stadium, the Astros moved into their new retractable-roof baseball stadium.