7/29-Watch the Mules and Jennies, and Other MIAA Schools

Kansas City, Mo. – The Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association has announced a partnership with Stretch Internet® to provide streaming of conference events. Stretch will partner with the league and members institutions to broadcast all conference football and men’s and women’s basketball games as well as selected other conference events.

“We are excited to announce this partnership with Stretch Internet®,” MIAA Commissioner Dr. Bob Boerigter said. “We believe this will provide a fan friendly access and a state-of-the art experience to those who follow MIAA sports passionately.”

Fans will be able to view all conference football and basketball games live through almost any internet connected device including Smart TV’s, Apple TV and Google Chromecast. The new GameCentral 2.0 platform will also allow fans to access live stats in the video stream. The new platform also features archived games and other video content. 

"The MIAA is one of the preeminent conferences in the Division II ranks, and we're thrilled to help tell their story," said Stretch Internet President Ryan Ermeling. "We think our new GameCentral 2.0 platform provides the perfect vehicle to highlight not only the conference, but each of the individual institutions as well. Fans will be treated to a one-of-a-kind immersive experience that includes crystal clear high definition video, integrated live stats and social media, and several other ground-breaking features."

The first event scheduled to appear on the MIAA Digital Media Portal is the 2014 Football Media Day scheduled for August 5 beginning at 9 a.m. from Sporting Park (host of the 2014 NCAA Division II Football Championship) in Kansas City, Kan.

About Stretch Internet:

Stretch Internet, based in Gilbert, AZ, was founded in 2003 by a former college athletics media relations professional who saw a need to provide affordable, high-quality streaming to college and university athletic departments. Since its formation more than 11 years ago, Stretch has expanded to provide services for more than 500 colleges and universities, collegiate conferences, high schools, organizations and non-sports entities while streaming more than 55,000 live events each year. A devotion to utilizing innovative streaming technologies and providing a first-class presentation – backed by the best customer support in the business – have helped Stretch Internet become one of the largest and most respected streaming media specialists in the industry.

Josh Slaughter
Director of Communications