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New scoreboard shines bright on game night


July 1, 2019

Erik Gjovik

The new Daktronics scoreboard at Jim Johnson Park aims to enhance the baseball-viewing experience for local fans.

Inning by inning, baseball fans taking in action at Jim Johnson Park in New Rockford will be able to see for themselves the results of the ebbs and flows of Babe Ruth, high school and American Legion baseball games.

The Raymond B. Thorn Post 30 Black Sox debuted a shiny new Daktronics scoreboard Monday, June 24, just beyond the left-center field fence.

To get it running, Post 30 Coach Elliott Belquist said that the board was mounted into place Sunday evening, and since electrical service has not been installed as of yet, generators provided power for its initial run-through to the hardbal...

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