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$6.6 million stadium is coming to Petal

Petal, MS (WDAM) A new football stadium is coming to the city of Petal and officials say it can have an impact on the community.

Petal officials held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new 6.6 million dollars football stadium Thursday morning.

Head football Coach Steve Buckley said the new stadium will be big enough for to accommodate all of Petals fans.  "The stadium is going to be locate right behind us" Buckley said. "It's probably about 300 yards off of 42. It's going to between our practice field and the baseball facility. The total capacity will be up to about 8,300. 6,300 on the home on the home side and 2000 on the visitors side."

The field is expect to be completed by the 2010 football season.

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