Area residents who want to catch all of the home-court action of the Southwest Missouri State University-West Plains (SMSU-WP) Lady Grizzly volleyball and Grizzly basketball teams this season will have the opportunity to reserve their seats.
Members of the Grizzly Booster Club began receiving their season tickets to the nine Lady Grizzly home volleyball matches and 15 Grizzly home basketball games scheduled this year on Aug. 18.
Area residents who held season tickets for the 2003-04 volleyball and/or basketball seasons will be able to purchase tickets for the 2004-05 season Aug. 30 through Sept. 8 from the Drago College Store during regular store hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
The general public may begin buying season tickets for the volleyball matches on Sept. 10 and the basketball games on Oct. 20 at the Drago College Store.
Season tickets will cost $33 per season ticket booklet for Lady Grizzlies' matches and $75 per season ticket booklet for Grizzlies' basketball games.
The Lady Grizzlies kick off their home season Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. when they take on Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College at the West Plains Civic Center. The match is being sponsored by Garnett Wood Products of Brandsville. The Grizzlies tip off their season at home Nov. 5-6 with the Ozarks Medical Center Tip-Off Classic. In addition to the Grizzlies, featured teams will be Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College and Lee College of Baytown, Texas.
For more information about ticket sales, contact the Drago College Store at 417-255-7227. For more information about the Grizzly Booster Club, contact SMSU-WP Athletic Director Dr. Herb Lunday at 417-255-7255.