Category: High School Sports

Create Headshots, Not Mugshots

  When families and friends attend a high school game, they love watching their athlete’s headshot pop up on the display. It’s the student-athlete’s 10 seconds of fame, where all eyes are on them, so you’ll want to make these personal and fun. We sat down with our supervisor of our Creative Services’ digital artists, ...

Get Your Students in the Game

Integrating your video display into your school’s classrooms is one of the most exciting times for both staff and students. It’s a new subject for teachers and a new challenge for students. But how exactly does a school bring their video display into their classroom? Well, you came to the right place! Check out some ...

Behind-the-Scenes Experience

Integrating your video display into your school’s classrooms is one of the most exciting times for both staff and students. The game’s content and entertainment are now in your hands. It’s a new subject for you and a new challenge for your students. See how two schools took this idea and made it possible.

Hello, Free Fall Content!

It’s crazy to think we’re already in October. Where you are, the leaves might be changing and swirling at your feet as the weather cools down. You see more and more sport fans bundling up at each game as concessions start serving hot cocoa over ice cream. This can only mean one thing. Halloween, along ...

We’ve Got Spirit, How ‘Bout You?

Homecoming has always been a night students and fans look forward to. It is the most spirit-filled game you’ll ever attend. From senior athlete recognition to best friends or significant others donning the away game jersey of their favorite player to an energy in the crowd like never before. There’s nothing quite like it. So ...

RTD explained in 5 minutes

Placing Real-Time Data (RTD) on your Daktronics display is a common practice that many facilities use in lieu of standard scoreboards. Knowing how RTD works is a critical part of operating and maintaining a control system that sometimes gets overlooked on-site.

In the Director’s Seat

Football season has officially started and new displays are popping up around the nation. One in particular, however, caught our eye – Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union Stadium in Texas. This field houses Cy-Fair Independent School District’s (CFISD) games as well as other community games and events. As with any game, it all comes down to ...

We Got the Beat

As those Friday night lights turn on before the game begins, you hear the beginning of the national anthem. Hats slowly come off heads and cover hearts as the instruments’ notes fill the early autumn air. There’s just something about a school band that energizes a game-day’s atmosphere. It’s familiar and it feels like home ...

Football Season is Upon Us. Are You Ready?

With each new season comes numerous planning sessions and trainings for the big start-up day. The team is primed and ready to hit the field, the scoreboard runs properly when you turn it on and the video display has content ready to roll. You’ve checked these off your to-do list and are feeling pretty good ...

Designing on a Dime

It’s all in the flick of the wrist…or the computer mouse for us! Creating great-looking content isn’t as big of a task as it may seem, especially with the right tools readily available. So we sat down with the supervisor of our Creative Services’ digital artists, Scott Larsen, to get the full scoop on resources ...