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WSU seeks to raze Cessna Stadium, build smaller version


April 15, 2020

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State University is seeking to tear down its 74-year-old Cessna Stadium and replace it with a new smaller, multi-purpose stadium.

The university has asked the Kansas Board of Regents to allow it to raze the 30,000-seat stadium, the Wichita Eagle reported Wednesday. Cessna is currently home to the Wichita State track and field team and is also home the nation's largest high school track and field meet.

University officials say the condition of the amenities in the stadium have deteriorated drastically since the school's football program was discontinued in 19...

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