June 29, 2011

RSU Sports Information Staff Wins National Awards

The sports information staff of Rogers State University won a collection of national awards from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics – Sports Information Director Association.

The NAIA-SIDA Publication Contest honored four pieces developed during the 2010-2011 year by Sara Williams, assistant AD for media relations, Ryan Bradley, RSU director of athletics, Steven Braun, media relations assistant, and Randy Riggs, graphic designer.

For the second straight year, the RSU basketball media guide won the Combined Basketball Brochure category. It was also recognized for best cover in the category.

The softball media guide took runner up honors in Softball Brochure and the baseball media guide grabbed eighth place in the Walt McAlexander Baseball Brochure category.

In the Multi-sport Brochure category, the soccer media guide won third place.

The athletic department's official website,, finished third out of 60 entries in Outsourced Website.

"These awards are a reflection of the hard work and professionalism our staff displays day to day. We are all very proud our publications continue to be recognized among the NAIA's very best," said Bradley.

Eleven RSU Athletic publications received national awards from the NAIA-SIDA Publication Contest during the last three years, with the basketball media guide placing in the top 10 each year.