Following is a press release from the University of Tulsa:
The University of Tulsa Athletic Department launched the new and improved TulsaHurricane.com Thursday afternoon, with a sleek new design and new features.
The new Official Website of The University of Tulsa Athletics features a look that will jump off the webpage at viewers, and allow fans to interact more on the website, with items including an auction feature, a photo store, a new desktop communicator and the brand new Hurricane Vision.
As it always has, TulsaHurricane.com provides fans with all of the information they want and need about all of the universitys 18 sports, including schedules, news, statistics, year-by-year archives and exclusive interviews, plus ways to follow their favorite sports teams even when they cannot be at the games. When fans and followers can be at the games, one way to get there is buy tickets TU Athletics Ticket Office online through TulsaHurricane.com.
The website also features new ways to support TU Athletics through the Golden Hurricane Club and corporate sponsorship opportunities. Information about the Golden Hurricane Club can be found at the clubs redesigned website, www.TulsaHurricane.com/GHC.
The Hurricane Auctions currently features a football signed by some of the greatest receivers in Tulsa history Howard Twilley, Drew Pearson and Steve Largent. In the photo store, fans can browse through the most extensive Tulsa photo gallery anywhere for exclusive professional prints of current and historic Golden Hurricane athletes.
The new Hurricane Vision features live and archived audio and video, including live sporting events, coachs shows and press conferences, as well as interviews and highlights from all of the TU Athletics sporting events.
TU Athletics followers can also download the new TulsaHurricane desktop communicator, giving them a miniature version of the website right on their desktop. The desktop communicator allows viewers to receive all of the latest Golden Hurricane news streaming right to their desktop 24 hours a day, with links to the main website for full stories.
Fans can also find out how to hear their favorite TU games or shows live on the radio with the new broadcast guide, or find events and coachs shows with the audio/video page. Full schedules can now be downloaded to Microsoft Outlook or Apple iCal. Other ways to follow the Golden Hurricane from a computer or mobile device still include Gametracker, Podcasts, RSS Feeds and Twitter.
The University of Tulsa Athletics online store features products and apparel for the rabid fans, or for great gifts. Children 12-years-old and younger can join the Hurricane Kids Club and have the opportunity to interact more closely with Golden Hurricane student-athletes and coaches. Fans can also download wallpaper featuring TU sports to a computer desktop, or ringtones and background wallpaper to mobile devices, as well as current team posters
Tickets are still available for the 2009 Golden Hurricane football home games, a well as mens soccer and womens soccer games. Admission to TU volleyball matches is free. For tickets to fall sports events, visit the TU Athletics Ticket Office in person, call (918) 631-GoTU (4688), or buy on the web at www.TulsaHurricane.com.
For all Golden Hurricane news and information, visit www.TulsaHurricane.com, and follow TU Athletics on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TulsaHurricane.
Last Updated ( Monday, 24 August 2009 )