Quantcast

Reveal ceremony planned for new MSSU video scoreboard - KOAM TV 7

Reveal ceremony planned for new MSSU video scoreboard

Updated:

POSTED ON BEHALF OF MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY

Reveal ceremony planned for new video scoreboard

Joplin, MO (SNS) – The new video scoreboard in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center at Missouri Southern State University will be revealed during a ceremony at 2 p.m. Thursday at the basketball arena.

The scoreboard was made possible through an anonymous, $250,000 donation that was announced in October. The donation was designated by the donors for the specific purpose of constructing the new scoreboard.

The board was manufactured by Nevco, a video scoreboard company based in Greenville, Ill. Construction of the scoreboard, which is 8.5 feet tall and 10.5 feet wide, began in November. It features four 40-square-foot LED video screens, each one approximately 5 x 8 feet in size.

The center-hung video scoreboard has the capability to show replays, statistics, graphics and videos. It can be utilized not only for basketball or other athletic events, but for concerts, ceremonies and other events held each semester at the athletic center.

Students from athletics and the Department of Communication have been trained to run the scoreboard, and a control room has been constructed with the assistance of students and staff from KGCS-TV.

"It's a great time to be a Lion," said Athletics Director Jared Bruggeman. "I want to thank everyone involved with making this video board a reality. From the donation that allowed us to purchase it, to the countless hours of work that have gone into its installation and to the numerous hours that will be needed for its operation, there are so many people that have helped this addition make the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center the finest basketball facility in the MIAA, as well as one of the best in Division II."

# # #

  • Top Sports Stories in the 4-StatesTop Sports HeadlinesMore>>

  • High School Football Scores (8-29)

    High School Football Scores (8-29)

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:02:59 GMT
    Missouri High School Football Scores (8-29)More >>
    Missouri High School Football Scores (8-29)More >>
  • SBU, MSSU top MIAA preseason cross country polls

    SBU, MSSU top MIAA preseason cross country polls

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:01 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:01:31 GMT
     Missouri Southern was the unanimous pick to win the MIAA Men's Cross Country Championship, while in the women's poll four different teams earned first place votes. Southwest Baptist earned the top nod in the women's poll by four points as they received five of the 11 total first place votes. More >>
     Missouri Southern was the unanimous pick to win the MIAA Men's Cross Country Championship, while in the women's poll four different teams earned first place votes. Southwest Baptist earned the top nod in the women's poll by four points as they received five of the 11 total first place votes. More >>
  • Cowboy Basketball Hosts Alumni Weekend

    Cowboy Basketball Hosts Alumni Weekend

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 8:58 PM EDT2014-08-28 00:58:06 GMT
     Oklahoma State's men's basketball team will host its annual Cowboy Basketball Alumni Weekend, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5-6, in Stillwater. Last year's event brought back more than three dozen former players spanning seven decades.More >>
     Oklahoma State's men's basketball team will host its annual Cowboy Basketball Alumni Weekend, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5-6, in Stillwater. Last year's event brought back more than three dozen former players spanning seven decades.More >>
Powered by WorldNow

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 - 2014 WorldNow and KOAM. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.