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The Upshur County Board of Education will fund two new scoreboards for Buckhannon Upshur High School, one for football and the other for soccer.

The board has approved $124,000 to cover both scoreboards.

The football scoreboard will have video capabilities, and the soccer scoreboard will include a message center.

The athletic director said the current scoreboards are outdated.

"There the old boards with light bulbs instead of LED technology, and some of the light sockets are so bad you can't even replace the bulbs and sometimes you don't know if it's a three or an eight on the board," said, Randall Roy, the Buckhannon Upshur High School Athletic Director.

There's no word on when the project will be completed.

The school board will work with contractors to determine a timeframe.