Quantcast

Pitt State Changes Plans for Football Game Day Parking - KOAM TV 7

Courtesy: PSU Sports Information

Pitt State Changes Plans for Football Game Day Parking

Updated:

PITTSBURG — As the Gorillas prepare for the start of the 2011 football season, Pittsburg State University Athletics also continues to point toward the start of the athletic year, including the home opener against Emporia State on Sept. 10.

Season ticket holders who have paid for their tickets prior to Aug. 1 will be able to pick up their tickets beginning Monday, Aug. 15.  Tickets not paid for prior to Aug. 1 will become available in a timely fashion after the date payment is received.

Additionally, athletic director Jim Johnson announced today (July 27) that the school has amended its game day stadium and parking schedule.

The parking lots now will be accessible beginning at 6 a.m. on game day for patrons who wish to pay $5 to park in Gorilla Parking (i.e. Brown Lot) rather than the five-hour rule the school had originally planned.

"Based on feedback we received from our constituencies and continued discussions we have had as a staff and as an institution, we have adjusted the opening of parking lots to 6 a.m. for all five home games," Johnson said. "We think this will be a welcome change for our fans and it will alleviate potential bottle neck traffic which may have occurred under the previous plan."

Skyboxes also will be available for suite holders to access from 12 Noon to 7 p.m. on Fridays, the day before a home game.

The Gorillas football team reports to preseason camp Wednesday, Aug. 10. Pitt State will conduct its Autograph Day event on Saturday, Aug. 20, from 1 - 2:30 p.m. at Meadowbrook Mall where the team will hand out and autograph 2011 schedule posters.

The Gorillas open the 2011 campaign on Thursday, Sept. 1, at St. Joseph, Mo., against MIAA rival Missouri Western.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • PSU Student Takes Her Research to the Capital

    PSU Student Takes Her Research to the Capital

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:24 PM EST2018-02-24 00:24:09 GMT
    "It's just listening to the birds, what ever you see..record it. And record the location of where you're at. And it's just really really beautiful to see the sun rise" PSU Senior, Kelly Mallatt wasn't just bird watching. She spent her summer waking up before dawn, researching the plants and birds at 22 different spots in Tar Creek. "We were standing in one spot and if we heard or saw a bird, we would record what we heard or saw and we would do that three times in t...More >>
    "It's just listening to the birds, what ever you see..record it. And record the location of where you're at. And it's just really really beautiful to see the sun rise" PSU Senior, Kelly Mallatt wasn't just bird watching. She spent her summer waking up before dawn, researching the plants and birds at 22 different spots in Tar Creek. "We were standing in one spot and if we heard or saw a bird, we would record what we heard or saw and we would do that three times in t...More >>
  • City of Neosho Reaches Settlement With Veterans Group

    City of Neosho Reaches Settlement With Veterans Group

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:15 PM EST2018-02-24 00:15:58 GMT

    "It was a black eye on Neosho," says Neosho's mayor.

    More >>

    "It was a black eye on Neosho," says Neosho's mayor.

    More >>
  • 33rd Annual Golden Apple Nominees

    33rd Annual Golden Apple Nominees

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:58 PM EST2018-02-23 22:58:14 GMT

    The Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that 62 nominations were received nominating 54 Joplin educators for the 33rd Annual Golden Apple Awards.  For over 30 years, the Golden Apple Awards have recognized excellence in the teaching profession and informed the public of the exceptional quality of instruction in the Joplin community! These individuals were nominated by students, parents and peers in the Joplin public and private schools.  All nominees and t...

    More >>

    The Joplin Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that 62 nominations were received nominating 54 Joplin educators for the 33rd Annual Golden Apple Awards.  For over 30 years, the Golden Apple Awards have recognized excellence in the teaching profession and informed the public of the exceptional quality of instruction in the Joplin community! These individuals were nominated by students, parents and peers in the Joplin public and private schools.  All nominees and t...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly

KOAM - Licensed to Pittsburg, Kansas
Send tips, ideas and press releases to: tips@koamtv.com
Send newsroom questions or comments to: comments@koamtv.com
Phone: (417) 624-0233 or (620) 231-0400
Web comments or questions: webmaster@koamtv.com
Newsroom Fax: (417) 624-3158

Powered by WorldNow All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.