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Hirsch Memorial Coliseum
"George's Pond at Hirsch Memorial Coloseum"
HIrsch Coliseum, Shreveport, LA IMG 1354
Location Shreveport, Louisiana
Opened 1954
Owner The State Fair of Louisiana
Operator Encompass Sports
Capacity 10,300
Shreveport Mudbugs (WPHL) (1997–2000)
Shreveport Mudbugs (NAHL) (2016–present)

The Hirsch Memorial Coliseum is a 10,300-seat multi-purpose arena in Shreveport, Louisiana. It was built in 1954. It is located adjacent to the Independence Bowl stadium and across from Fair Park High School in Shreveport.

Sports tenantsEdit

The Hirsch was home to the professional Shreveport Mudbugs minor league ice hockey team, from 1997, until they moved to the CenturyTel Center, in Bossier City in 2000. It hosted the 1981 Atlantic Sun Conference men's basketball tournament and has hosted the Southland Conference men's basketball tournament six times.

In 2016, a new junior ice hockey team returned as the Shreveport Mudbugs in the North American Hockey League and play at George's Pond at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum.

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