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Cape Girardeau leaders break ground on new sportsplex

Cape Girardeau leaders officially break ground on an indoor sports complex. (Source: Sherae Honeycutt, KFVS) Cape Girardeau leaders officially break ground on an indoor sports complex. (Source: Sherae Honeycutt, KFVS)
The construction should be finished in about 2 years. (Source: Sherae Honeycutt, KFVS) The construction should be finished in about 2 years. (Source: Sherae Honeycutt, KFVS)
The park is situated near center junction and cape county park North. (Source: Sherae Honeycutt, KFVS) The park is situated near center junction and cape county park North. (Source: Sherae Honeycutt, KFVS)
The complex will have indoor turf soccer fields, basketball and soccer courts, as well as indoor pitching and batting cages. (Source: Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation) The complex will have indoor turf soccer fields, basketball and soccer courts, as well as indoor pitching and batting cages. (Source: Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation)
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Cape Girardeau leaders officially break ground on an indoor sports complex.

Parks and Recreation leaders said the facility will be able to draw sporting events and tournaments from all over the Heartland and beyond.

The complex will have indoor turf soccer fields, basketball and soccer courts, as well as indoor pitching and batting cages.

All those facilities could translate into hotel stays and restaurant visits.

"We're going to be attracting a lot of tournaments and events from out of town which will contribute to economic impact to our entire region," Julia Thompson the Director of Cape Girardeau's Parks & Recreation Department, said. "The local community will be here utilizing it as well with leagues, tournaments and events, athletic conditioning. All types of activities we anticipate will want to come here."

The construction should be finished in about two years.

The park is situated near center junction and Cape County Park North.

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