Truman State University Athletics
Department of Sports Information
Truman State University's Department of Sports Information is responsible for
the preparation and dissemination of media guides, game programs and press
releases regarding the activities of all campus intercollegiate athletic teams.
It also maintains official statistics and records for all 21 of Truman's sports.
The Sports Information Department also runs the press table and press box for
all home contests.
Student jobs are available for volunteer, scholarship and work-study hours.
Please contact the Sports Information Office if you are interested in a career
Office Address - 100 E. Normal, Kirk Building 215, Kirksville, MO, 63501
Kevin White - Assistant Athletics
Director for Facilities/Operations; Sports Information Director
E-Mail Address -
Office Phone - (660) 785-4276
Primary Contact for:
|Indoor Track & Field
|Outdoor Track & Field
Tyler Madsen - Athletics Media Relations Assistant
E-Mail Address -
Office Phone - (660) 785-7778
Primary Contact for:
Tickets are sold for regular season home football, men's basketball and
women's basketball contests - as well as NCAA Postseason home events for all
sports - and are handled through the central Athletics office. For more
information on purchasing season tickets or single-game tickets in advance,
contact 660-785-4236. Only will-call orders are available by phone.
To charge tickets to a major credit card, visit the "Team Store", located at
gobulldogs.truman.edu. Fans will have the following options for claiming their
(Order must be placed at least 10
days prior to the date of game)
-In Person prior to Game Day
(Order will be
available for pick-up at the central Athletics office up until the day before
-In Person on Game Day
(Order will be held
at Will Call if not claimed by either of two above options)
Please direct all requests for press, photo and parking credentials to the
Sports Information Department at the addresses and phone numbers listed above.
Truman's press boxes accommodate approximately eight members of the media
each. Admission must be secured prior to arrival at either Pershing Arena or
Stokes Stadium by media personnel.
Anyone wishing to sit in these areas must contact the Sports Information office
in advance of game day.
Rosters, game programs, and statistics will be provided to all media
personnel. The office will email final results to opponent media if
addresses are provided in advance of game day.
Stokes Stadium and Pershing Arena each have wired internet access in the
press box that are available to use for official business only. Wireless
connections are currently not available.
All interviews should be arranged through the Sports Information Department
office. Following any postgame interviews with Truman's radio sponsor, KRES,
coaches will be available to answer questions courtside.
Please notify the Sports Information Department office before the conclusion of
the game so that student-athlete interviews can be coordinated.
Photographers, with prior permission, are permitted to shoot from the end
lines but are NEVER permitted to enter the team boxes. Passes must be displayed
at all times and may be obtained from the Sports Information Department office.
Visiting radio stations wishing to broadcast games must contact KRES Sports
Director Brad Boyer (660-263-1600) AFTER first contacting the Sports Information
Department office. Visiting phone line information will then be provided.
Local Media Outlets:
Truman Index: Sports Editor (660-785-4449)
Kirksville Daily Express: Sports Editor
Adam Harranga (660-665-2805)
Television - KTVO: Sports Director
Fred Beck (660-627-3333; fax: 660-667-1885)
KHQA: Sports Director Chris Duerr (217-222-6206; fax: 217-222-5078)
WGEM: Sports Director Ben Marth (800-728-6600; fax: 217-224-5786)
KRES 104.7FM: Sports Director Brad Boyer (660-263-1600)
KIRX 1450AM: Sports Director John McConnell (660-665-7748)
KTRM 88.7FM: Sports Director TBA (660-785-4449)