SEMO ROUNDUP: Southeast Missouri State football to hold free clinic

Monday, March 20, 2017

For the fourth year in a row, Southeast Missouri State football will hold the Southeast Missouri Football Free Youth Clinic on April 1st at Houck Stadium. The event is open to boys and girls entering grades 1-8 and is sponsored by Academy Sports. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the clinic runs from 10 a.m. to noon.

The first 250 participants to register get a free t-shirt.

Current and former Redhawk players will lead the clinic.

Pre-registration is available online at


Southeast signed an agreement with Vivature Inc. of Dallas, Texas, the school announced Monday.

The new relationship will provided the athletic program with a projected $300,000 over three years as SEMO athletics adopts Vivature's software and billing solution.

Vivature is a healthcare management company that has partnered with nearly 200 collegiate athletic programs, including two other Ohio Valley Conference teams.

"The health and wellness of our student-athletes continues to be a priority for us. Our partnership with Vivature will enable us to reinvest into our sports medicine facility to further enhance the quality of care we provide to our student-athletes," SEMO's athletics director Brady Barke said in a press release. "Vivature's industry leading health care management system will allow us to provide better care in a more efficient and organized manner, without raising out-of-pocket costs for our student-athletes and their families."

Vivature will help better medical documentation compliance of student-athletes, according to the release.

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