Veterans Memorial Stadium
Directions: The stadium is located just north of Hillcrest Golf Course in Pfister Park on the northern edge of Coffeyville. The best route for non-natives to find the stadium are as follows:
From Highway 166 (11th Street, the main business street in Coffeyville) turn north on to Cline Road, one block west of the Braum’s Ice Cream store. Continue north past Community Elementary School and completely past Hillcrest Golf Course. You will find the entrance into Veterans Memorial Stadium on the east side of the road. The main parking lot will be located off this entrance.
About the stadium
Veterans Memorial Stadium has been the home of the Red Ravens since 2001.
The stadium opened for football on August 25, 2001 in the “Border Battle” revival versus NEO.
Veterans Memorial Stadium seats approximately 5,500 fans, although opening night drew a crowd in excess of 6,000 people. The stadium has also been sold out for the 2004, 2006 and 2010 games against Butler.
The stadium hosted the Dalton Defenders Bowl from 2002 through 2006. The stadium was also host for the 2006 and 2007 NJCAA National Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
The stadium features a state-of-the-art field-turf surface, similar to those used at several four-year universities. The facility is also known for a pulsating sound system and terrific views of the surrounding area from its hilltop location.
The stadium was officially dedicated on July 4, 2001 with a gala fireworks show and a country music festival featuring Ricky Van Shelton.
Veterans Stadium from Above Veterans Memorial Stadium
A shot from first game ever at the stadium Wide View from Pressbox
August 25, 2001